Artists need to unplug themselves and listen to their own voices a little bit more. The internet is an extremely wide but shallow ocean. You can get an answer to anything, but the answer is probably not going to be very wise or deep. So, in the end, yes, your voice is all you really have to offer the world anyway (...)
New book and art tips from Brian and Wendy Froud from a lecture at the Society of Illustrators in New York City, Oct 2014.
On my last day of college I stood and looked unhappily at a wall filled with my drawings, I turned to my professor and I asked him: "What can I use this for other than gallery work?" He gave me a confused look and responded he didn't understand what I meant.
Steal like an Artist is a small book with a big effect. The concept is simple: steal ideas!
The sky is always the lightest value, even at night time. After the sky comes the ground, it is the second lightest.
Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is [...]
The original list was posted by Yefim Repin. I personally really like the suggestions, so I hope this will also help others.