Is there a right way to store your paints?

Hi my name is Carrie Brummer and here on Artist Strong I help artists like you build your skill and develop your unique artist voice. Today we’ve got another question from our community. Donna asks, “I have a question to ask which is sure to be addressed somewhere on...

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...

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...

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...