Saatchi Art: New $1,500 Celebrate Art Sweepstakes

Celebrate Art Sweepstakes Saatchi Art says: ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN Celebrate Art Giveaway Enter for a chance to win $1500 in prizing with our Celebrate Art Giveaway—an inspired package of art and art materials to help you celebrate creativity and embrace your inner artist. Your package includes: • $1,000 towards your choice of…

FREE Repeating Pattern Mini-Course with Bonnie Christine

Anyone who is at interested in how those beautiful patterns get on fabric, wrapping paper (and all sorts of other magical stuff) …. Take a look at this: FREE Repeating Pattern With Bonnie Christine Bonnie is a self-taught artist and is someone who has worked her way through the ranks.  I am always amazed by…

What do you think?

Here I go again … asking for feedback on my design ideas!  This was in response to a call for “out of the box” wedding invitation designs. … What do you think? “Gathering of my Tribe” Wedding Invitation

Got a minute??

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Wedding Invitations I could use some feedback from people who are not always on Minted.Com  … the Constructive Kind that is!)  … I am still a novice at Adobe Illustrator (free trial) so these things are really a still struggle to construct ?

Copyright and Intellectual Property for Creatives, CreativeLive.com $15 off coupon!

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Anyone who has not tried CreativeLive.com … it is a site where FREE classes are broadcast daily, for instance: Tomorrow, October 22, 2017, @ 9:00 am Pacific  PHOTO & VIDEO Advanced Photoshop Tips & Tricks, BEN WILLMORE “Make Things Make Money”  The Business of Illustration and Lettering, DINA RODRIGUEZ, FREE Broadcast, October 22nd – 23rd You can even  Add  Stuff You…

Got a minute??

Wedding Invitations I could use some feedback from people who are not always on Minted.Com  … the Constructive Kind that is!)  … I am still a novice at Adobe Illustrator (free trial) so these things are really a still struggle to construct  

A Video to get an Artist thinking about Magic and Impressionism

I stumbled across these thoughts on a beautiful fall day when I had been invited to participate in a plein air painting. session with the “Dixie ART Colony” on LAKe JORDAN in AL.  I did not get to go painting due to my arthritis• • • Jerry Fresia “On Making Art” but if any one on…

Nostalgia Sketchbook?

Eric Maisel suggests a “nostalgia sketchbook” to fill with the “bittersweet” (and sweet) emotions of our pasts. I do not know what I think about this; it would either be filled to the brim with doodles and sketches to be decoded only by me, or it would be filled with emotionally empty pages. It is…

Autumn Art Colors Are All About Intense…But Not Too Intense

Autumn art colors are all about intense and vibrant color, but you don’t want them to be too intense. Here’s some advice you may need to find the perfect balance.  What do you think?  What  color theories do you like to use? Please feel free to contact me about a “guest post” spot! Source: Autumn…

The “Maybe” Trap

Good food for thought for a Sunday morning cup of coffee …. (or any day, for that matter).  I would be really interested to “hear” your thoughts as to “the maybe trap” … please post at your convenience!  Guest bloggers please contact me by way of email or post.  thanks! the-maybe-trap-part-i/http://ericmaisel.com/2017/08/25/the-maybe-trap-part-i/ the-maybe-trap-part-2

Have any thoughts on Art blogging?

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I listened to a webinar yesterday on how to create a successful blog. One of the categories was artist. ?Unfortunately, “artist” ended up being treated simply as a category and there was no dissertation of helpful advice. Would anyone out there care to share their thoughts on Art blogging? ?I…

Legal Stuff to Add to Your Blog ASAP

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I came across this article called, “5 Simple Tweeks to Legally Protect Your Blog Right Now.”  (Twenty years as a Paralegal has left me extra appreciative of the importance of these types of stuff, not typically things thought about by us artists!) One of the nicest parts of this article…