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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...

Creative Spirit Urban Sketchers Ottawa

Cindi Moynahan-Foreman feels blessed to be able to draw, paint and create everyday . She loves exploring new art techniques and learning about and meeting other artists. She is inspired by her family, nature and poetry. She is an urban sketcher and co-founder of the...

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 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...