7 Steps to a Stronger Composition

A strong composition is an important part of a successful artwork. Composition is an art term that describes how an artist fills space in their artwork. An artist creates a composition using the elements and principles of art.   Hi my name is Carrie and here on Artist...

5 Drawing Mistakes Beginner Artists Make

    Have you ever thought “I want to be a better artist?” It’s a common aspiration among creatives, I mean, who doesn’t want to improve at their art? But what does being a better artist mean?   Hi my name is Carrie and I’ve created Artist Strong to help artists like...

The truth about why your art skill plateaus

There is a formula to improve your drawing skills… the question is: are you using it?! Much of western culture has no training or education that promotes art skills or art theory or even art history in our curriculum. I’m not surprised so many people think you have to...

Secrets to Drawing Realistic Faces

So many artists and non-artists alike tell me: “but faces are the hardest to draw!” This isn’t true, but it will be hard if you don’t know the right artist tools to help you capture likeness in any portrait you create. Hi my name is Carrie and today on Artist Strong I...

How to Build an Art E-Course

How do you build an art e-course? What topics should you choose to cover? Hi, my name is Carrie and here on Artist Strong I help artists like you refine your skill and develop your unique artist voice. Today I’m going to discuss the evolution of program offerings here...

What are high and low resolution images?

Did you know that you should avoid publishing your artwork online using high resolution imagery? What is high resolution imagery? What does low res mean? Hi, my name is Carrie, and today on Artist Strong, I’m going to break down these terms for you. Resolution...