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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...

Tips and Tricks: Finding Time for Your Art

  Do you feel there is never enough time for your art? Today I talk about simplifying your studio to focus less on set up and more on making. Click to Tweet: “Discover this trick to make more time for your art.” Be Creatively Courageous: What is ONE...

Gailani Art Retreat in Muscat, Oman

Art does more than change the world: it changes YOU. I’m very fortunate that just before I left Oman, a friend asked me if I’d come with her to a local artist retreat. I’d heard about it since I first moved here, but my own labels and judgements kept me away. I don’t...