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Happy 2014!

Posted by Kathryn on January 17, 2014 at 11:10 PM Comments comments (35)

Hello, all my artists out there! This is overdue, but HAPPY 2014!

What did you all get for the holidays? I got some awesome (and much needed) art supplies. :)

To All You Artists Out There....

Posted by Kathryn on January 1, 2013 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Let 2013 be a blast and a fresh start! Happy New Year!


~Kathryn.

The Artist Wish List - Great Christmas Ideas

Posted by Kathryn on December 4, 2012 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (0)

So, the holidays are approaching quick, and everyone's asking for stuff! If you are an artist or you're buying a gift for a friend or family member who's an artist, here are some great things. :)

DRAWING PENCILS: Drawing pencils are a must. If you or someone you know does not have good quality drawing pencils, buy them Faber Castell 9000 Jumbo Pencils. Big and very durable. 

If you don...

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So You Want To Be An Artist - Concentration

Posted by Kathryn on August 13, 2012 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Being an artist takes not only patience, but concentration. If you're surrounded by loud noises and disruptions then you won't be able to create a masterpiece, and to create a masterpiece, you need consentration. Here are some tips to stay concentrated on your art.

-MUSIC- Play a song on your CD player or Pandora or iPod or whatever you use to listen to music. You can get great inspiration out of a song and with music playing, you won't be able to hear a thing.

-SOU...

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So You Want To Be An Artist - Storage

Posted by Kathryn on August 6, 2012 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

You most certainly cannot have all of your art supplies in a thousand different places, like all over your house. It's best to keep your supplies in one place, perferably in your room. Here's a list of the best ways to store all of your art supplies.

-DESK- A desk is probably the best thing to use to keep all of your supplies nice and tidy. You can keep your sketchbooks and notepads stacked and your pencils and markers in a bin of some sort.

-BOOKSHELF- A bookshelf i...

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So You Want To Be An Artist - Be Aware.

Posted by Kathryn on July 31, 2012 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Being an artist can be fun, but also difficult. Not only is it hard work, but there are also a lot of things to deal with. Here's a list of what to be aware of on the path of being an artist.

-CRITIQUES: Be aware of these guys for sure! Critiques may give advice, but they can be very harsh.

~Tipsy: Don't take all of what they say in the wrong way. There's harsh critcism but also constructive criticism. Constructive is: "Very good s...

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So You Want To Be An Artist - Anatomy and Proportions

Posted by Kathryn on July 29, 2012 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Being an artist takes time and patience. To get things just the way you want them, at the level you want to be at, you have to practice. I cannot stress enough how important it is to practice proportions and anatomy.

-SHAPES: ALWAYS USE SHAPES when mapping out what the "skeleton" of what you want to draw.

Take this for example: Cubes for the fists, circles for the head, body and muscles, rectangle...

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So You Want To Be An Artist - The Dos and Don'ts of Drawing Tools

Posted by Kathryn on July 29, 2012 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Being an artist is one of the best things that can really lead you into a future, and it is important that you have the right tools. But before you can jump in to using the big-boy pencils and markers, you must take baby steps and start small. I'll give you a list of what I started out with and what I'm using now.

- A #2 Pencil: Even a basic pencil is your best friend. Always keep this with you, even as a professional. 

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