Balancing periods of absorption and periods of isolation.
Go to the library and look at art books!
Mentioned: Caravaggio, August Edouart’s Silhouettes of Eminent Americans
Non-art related influences
Mentioned: Atul Gawande, The Checklist Manifesto, Being Mortal, Oliver Sacks, Awakenings, The Lost Art Of Healing by Bernard Lown
Brainstorming: keep “barfing”
Below is a video tutorial on how to brainstorm, sketch, and create a drawing from beginning to end based on our October Art Dare.
Starting an art series: striking a balance between consistency and variety
Mentioned: Quantum Leap, TV series
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PORTFOLIO VIDEO CRITIQUES
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Every month, we assign a topic for you to respond to with an artwork. We give out prizes in several categories! More info.
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