Best Free Resources for Painters

Best Free Resources for Painters

The concept of innate artistic talent is incredibly seductive. However, natural talent can be uncommonly rare. As Albert Einstein once famously put it, “genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work…” Also, Anders Ericsson, a Conradi Eminent Scholar and professor of psychology at Florida State University, said that “…we can explain what people observe […]

Best Free Resources for Artists

Best Free Resources for Artists in 2020

Are all artists “doomed” to a life of solitude, paying with their social life in exchange for brilliance and creativity? That would be the case according to Ernest Meissonier, an acclaimed and greatly successful 19th-century French Classicist painter and sculptor. In his book entitled The Studios of Paris: The Capital of Art in the Late […]

The Complete Guide to Writing an Artist Statement

Whether it’s a single piece of art or your whole body of work, an artist statement can provide clarity and context to your purposes and processes. A good artist statement can have the power to sway how an audience distinguishes your work. Providing insight on your choice of mediums or the themes you’re aiming to […]

ARTDEX For Students

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The engineering majors may scoff, but studying art is no easy task. It’s a complicated discipline that takes a mix of talent and plain old hard work. Plus it doesn’t get much respect. Whether you’re studying art history, art theory, the art market, or to be an artist, you could probably use a tool to […]