Online Art Courses Vs In Person Learning
There is no doubt that in person learning whether at school or an apprenticeship is a better way to go. Still, online art courses provide a wealth of education and learning.
The problem is the volume of potential art courses that are online today can overwhelm someone. I will do my best to help navigate some of the better options for you.Continue reading What Online Art Courses Are Worth Your Time
Art Websites That Help Artists Be Recognized
Newer artists are constantly seeking ways to be seen. An art website can help but knowing which will help you the most is important.
I first wish to give a set criteria by which one must set in order to determine a direction to follow. As I write I will mention a few reputable sites pointing out strengths and weaknesses of each I have found.Continue reading Which Art Website Will Help Artists Be Seen Most
Common Names Of Hard Maple
Maple has been called Hard Maple, Rock Maple and also Sugar Maple. These are different from a variation of the species known as Soft Maple.
Other names you may hear such as Spalted Maple or Ambrosia Maple is still of the same species but speaks to wood grain characteristics.Continue reading Properties Of Hard Maple Wood
How An Artist Starts From Nothing
Many artists are starting out trying to make it quite young today. So how does an artist build an art business from nothing with no money?
In the end it does not matter if you are young, old, underprivileged, or have all the privileges of life, we all start somewhere.Continue reading How Do Artists Build Their Art Business With No Money
What Is Artistic Communication?
Traditionally artistic communication is the use of a medium in order to communicate an idea or feelings through the use of visual art.Continue reading How To Understand Artistic Communication The Message In Art
Defining Content In Art
Content in art is one of the three basic components that is found within every work of art. In its most simple definition it is the genre, kind, or style of the art such as still life, naturalism, or figurative art.
This definition while accurate is also overly simplistic. The content must go through the composition process in order to arrive at its finished state.Continue reading What Is Content In Art And Why Is Content Important
What Is White Oak Wood?
White Oak is among the most common Oak woods in North America. There are near 500 species of Oak which exist creating a wide variety.
Some of these species are evergreen while most are not. When people think of Oak generally speaking they are imagining White Oak or a similar species like Red Oak or Black Oak.Continue reading Properties Of White Oak Wood
Selling Art Online Begins With Choosing A Platform
An artist platform will be needed to sell art online. Allow me to say that there is no right platform. To add to that statement there are many wrong ways to use these platforms.
Ultimately you need to figure out what fits you the best. How should it “fit” you? The audience, method of approach to the public (example: in house search), the companies brand visibility, and how well they can target a select audience, all matters.Continue reading How To Sell Art Online A Beginning Artist Primer
North American Walnut Also Often Called Black Walnut
The most common Walnut wood found in Eastern North America is also known as Black Walnut. It is a naturally dark colored grain.
Its scientific name is Juglans Nigra and typically has a straight grain with a medium wood texture. Walnut has a natural medium luster making it great for finishing and polishing.Continue reading Properties Of Walnut Wood In North America
What Is Saw Blade Wobble?
Table saw blade wobble is when the blade has lateral movement while at full spinning speed. Blade wobble can cause cuts to become inaccurate but more importantly they can also become dangerous.Continue reading How To Fix Table Saw Blade Wobble And Know Its Cause