Archive for the ‘Create’ Category

If you’re looking for inspiration and tired of posed and generic family portraits, check out these incredibly creative pictures (more…)

I’d like to share some thoughts I came across recently, meant to spur and inspire.  While I often write these things off as obvious or trite, many are, these are still echoing in my mind. (more…)

What Is Plein Air Painting?

Plein air painting is about leaving the four walls of your studio behind and experiencing painting and drawing in the landscape. The practice goes back for centuries but (more…)

In Part One we looked at key qualities of Productive Creatives.  But what’s the driving force behind those concepts and how can we apply it to visual artists? (more…)


Want ten keys to artistic success in a fun, highly readable format? Austin Kleon, in his forth-coming book Steal Like An Artist does just that. (more…)

“I’m the first to be surprised and often terrified by the images that I see appear on my canvas.” Salvador Dali

Dear Hull’s,

When young I was a pretty good artist but haven’t painted in years.  I recently purchased watercolors and wanted (more…)