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Make your mark: Getting friendly with the blank page

Why is it so hard to just get started? We stare at the blank page: a fresh sheet of paper, or an empty canvas, or a new page in a new sketchbook, or a white screen with a blinking cursor.

Make your mark: Getting friendly with the blank page

Why is it so hard to just get started? We stare at the blank page: a fresh sheet of paper, or an empty canvas, or a new page in a new sketchbook, or a white screen with a blinking cursor.

What is art journaling?

What’s an art journal? What should you include in it? Can you keep an art journal even if you don’t know how to draw? These are questions we’ve been hearing a lot, especially now that Bent Tuba Studio is offering

What is art journaling?

What’s an art journal? What should you include in it? Can you keep an art journal even if you don’t know how to draw? These are questions we’ve been hearing a lot, especially now that Bent Tuba Studio is offering

Artistic license: You got it (so spread the love)

  Here’s something you should know about artistic license: you already have it. But that can be easy to forget. So here’s a full-color reminder, which you can print out or email to a friend or post wherever the heck

Artistic license: You got it (so spread the love)

  Here’s something you should know about artistic license: you already have it. But that can be easy to forget. So here’s a full-color reminder, which you can print out or email to a friend or post wherever the heck

Print and play! Brief guide to making your own rubber stamps

Our rubber stamp workshop this afternoon was a blast! For those of you who couldn’t be there in the studio with us, we put together a printable guide to making your own rubber stamps from erasers or other carving media.

Print and play! Brief guide to making your own rubber stamps

Our rubber stamp workshop this afternoon was a blast! For those of you who couldn’t be there in the studio with us, we put together a printable guide to making your own rubber stamps from erasers or other carving media.

37 things I’ve learned in 10 years of being an artist

This list is inspired by Chris Guillebeau’s 34 Things post. (Happy birthday, Chris!) I’ve arrived at birthday #37 this year, but for me a bigger milestone is that it’s been 10 years since I became an artist—a perspective shift that

37 things I’ve learned in 10 years of being an artist

This list is inspired by Chris Guillebeau’s 34 Things post. (Happy birthday, Chris!) I’ve arrived at birthday #37 this year, but for me a bigger milestone is that it’s been 10 years since I became an artist—a perspective shift that

Getting unstuck: 7 techniques to shake the creative doldrums

It happens to everyone. No matter what kind of art you make or how many years you’ve been doing it, some days you just get stuck. You hit a creative wall in the piece you’re working on, and you have

Getting unstuck: 7 techniques to shake the creative doldrums

It happens to everyone. No matter what kind of art you make or how many years you’ve been doing it, some days you just get stuck. You hit a creative wall in the piece you’re working on, and you have