Creative Block and Some Solutions

Creative block is something artists often describe as their reason for having lack of inspiration or dis-interest in creating artwork. From a personal viewpoint, creative block can be a product of lack of practice; insecurity about ones ability; disillusionment; depression; ill health… all sorts of reasons can contribute to it. Without knowing a persons personal…

The Power of Illustration to Communicate

Illustration is a method of communicating with images (visual communication), whether it be a story, a message or a feeling. Using art and words together helps explain or clarify otherwise difficult or complicated ideas. It helps create interest in new or unknown subjects and is good for holding peoples attention spans. There are different types…

Why Should You Study The Fundamentals of Art?

Practising basic skills is more important than finding the right brushes or software. These basic skills are called the art fundamentals. Without foundational knowledge you will be more likely to get frustrated with your artwork. I’ve learned that even a tiny bit of knowledge can make a huge difference to your artwork. You can think…