Growth-hacking for Artists.

3 IMPORTANT Keys to “Making it” As an Artist.

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The image above is one I did when I was just leaving college. I was about to embark upon my journey as a freelance illustrator… (All I wanted to do was draw and lift…college photo from 3-ish years ago^) Sporting a decent portfolio…

3 “Easy” Ways to Improve as an artist.

    These 3 ways I’m about to show you are somewhat double-edged. They’re easy to Identify, but hard to execute. It takes discipline, diligence, and the capacity to keep yourself focused on the prize. It can be challenging not to press our…

A Simple and Effective Marketing Plan for Artists.

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Getting work as an artist can seem like a nebulous endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. Many art schools also fail to pass down this important facet to aid us in our creative lives. I’ve taken a couple minutes to record some…

Where to Begin your Artistic Journey.

A piece I did from photo-ref. Focusing on shape, edges, and mark-making.

  I received an email from someone who’s been painting for 5 months. They felt stuck in their work and didn’t know what to focus on. Below is my response, edited a bit for blog format. If you’re ever been caught up with…

Struggling with your Art? Try this.

Studying the techniques of Jaime Jones felt natural to me-- there was no struggle involved in creating this image.

Despite what you’ve been taught, Struggle is NOT a natural part of the process. There are literally hundreds of quotes out there that cater to glorifying the idea of struggling. Most of them deem it a valiant and unavoidable part of the process…

Knowing WHO you are and WHERE you’re going as an Artist.

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As you sit here reading this post, ask yourself what you did today that moved you closer to where you want to be… …And here’s to hoping you’ve more than a faint inkling of what you want to do artistically and creatively. Though…

EPIC POST: 8 Kick-Ass Artists That Will Inspire and Teach You.

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I’m absolutely stoked that you’ve found this post. We live in the information age, and as a result there’s a lot of great content sitting omnipotent in the beautiful bastion that is the internet. (Consequently, there’s also a great deal of garbage floating…

You’re Going To Make It.

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  Allow me to be the one to communicate a rather important statement to you: YOU’RE GOING TO MAKE IT. And don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. You can ascend to levels of skill you once only dreamed of. But wait a minute…What…

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