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...

How can a background improve your art?

One way to have your art feel more finished is to really assess how you’re using the backgrounds in your art. Hi, my name’s Carrie, and today on Artist Strong we’re going to talk about how making very thoughtful, mindful choices about the backgrounds...

How to Take Photographs of your Art

When we share our art, the quality of the photographs is just as important, if not more so, than the quality of your art. Hi, my name is Carrie and today on Artist Strong we’re going to talk about how to take strong photographs of your art. The first thing you...