“Inspiration is for amateurs, the rest of us just show up and get to work.”
The above quote is from one of my favorite artists of all time, let alone still living. Chuck Close is the ultimate motivation for artists after becoming world renown for two different art styles all while dealing with physical limitations. But this article isn’t a recap of Close’s life (though that would be a fun article to research and write). The quote was merely a jumping off point.
Continue reading Breaking Out of a Creative Slump
For the past few years, Heather and I have been setting up and displaying our art at various shows, conventions, and vendor fairs. Some shows have been more successful than others (based on sales, price per table, etc.), but all of them have been pretty fun. In fact, we have met some pretty amazing people along the way (and not just the celebrity guests).
Continue reading Prepping for the Con Cycle
This is going to be a relatively short post for me this week. Due to some technical difficulties, the other posts I have been working on haven’t been saving correctly and not posting in full. So, I want to shift my focus real quick.
GO TO AN ART FESTIVAL NOW!
Continue reading Visit an Outdoor Art Festival
Back in High School, I took as many Art classes as I could. It was in a small school so I really had the same Art class each semester for four years. I took it upon myself to try a variety of things over the years, but one of my favorite parts of class was the yearly trip to the Sheldon Art Museum in Lincoln, NE.
Continue reading You Really Should Visit An Art Gallery…..Heres Why