Category Archives: Articles and Opinion Pieces

On Art and Entitlement

Here’s a scenario that many artists and other creative people will be all too familiar with: You finish a project you were working on and you’re really proud of how it came out. You’re not sure what you’ll do with … Continue reading

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New Art Supply Paralysis

No matter your skill level or how long you’ve been painting or drawing, there’s always a thrill in getting a new art supply product. Whether it’s a few tubes of paint┬áto replace what you’ve used up or a big┬áset of … Continue reading

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Getting Started: Watercolours

Welcome to “Getting Started: Watercolours”, my first article aimed at newcomers to art as a hobby. While I don’t claim to be an expert artist by any means (my skills are somewhere between the beginner and intermediate level, depending on … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Palette

With many art supply manufacturers boasting upwards of 100 colours in their ranges, it can be difficult for a beginner to any medium to decide what colours they should buy. How do you pick just one yellow or one blue … Continue reading

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Traditional vs Digital Art

On Twitter I follow and am followed by a number of artists who often share examples of their work (whether completed or in progress). One thing I noticed recently is that the vast majority of work shared by people I … Continue reading

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Dear Artists: Colouring Books Are Not Your Enemy

The internet is full of people doing Not Cool things, and one thing that falls into that category that I’ve observed recently is the trend of some artists and illustrators making fun of or attacking other adults who enjoy colouring … Continue reading

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