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...

How to improve your art skills

Do you want specific strategies to improve your skill as artist? Look no further. Hi, my name is Carrie, and today on Artist Strong we’re going to review the book called Peak, written by Anders Ericsson. It’s all about expertise, and talks about specific...

Best Practices: Drawing from Photo Reference

A lot of artists fail to realize that it’s unethical, and sometimes even illegal, to use any image you find online to draw from or create your art. Hi, my name is Carrie, and today on Artist Strong I want to talk about the ethical use of photo references, and...

How to get proportions right in your art

Do you struggle with proportions in your art? Hi, my name is Carrie and today on Artist Strong I’m going to share three different tips that will help you maintain those proportions in your artwork when working from photo reference. There are three tips I’m...

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