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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...

How To Be An Artist: Roberta Mockus

Roberta Mockus is an artist, mother, and struggles with mental illness.   Since childhood, Roberta found solace in the simplicity of coloring, a medium she has returned to. She has shown in galleries and is privately and publicly collected. It wasn’t until...

Creative Spirit Kara Bullock

Kara Bullock is an artist that resides in Southern California with her husband Jeff and their three children.  She has been teaching since 1998.  Kara’s career started as an elementary school teacher in 1998. But in 2008 she began teaching college courses, online, to...

How to take Art Action

“I’m only one person, how can I possibly make a difference?” This is the question we’ve investigated all month long here on Artist Strong. Hi, my name is Carrie and I help artists like you refine your skill and develop your unique artist voice.   Today, I’m going...