Tag: Improve your paintings

8 Things An Artist Should Never Do

1, Don’t be too happy with your work. Too much self-satisfaction will stop your ability to improve and learn. 2. Don’t be too discouraged with your work. Being too down on yourself makes it impossible to evaluate your work objectively. 3. Don’t think that detail=quality. It doesn’t, despite […]

Improve Your Paintings! Today’s Tip

I thought that I would start to share some of what I’ve learned over 13 years of painting in oil and almost seven years of picture-making as an illustrator through a new on-going series, Improve Your Paintings!.  We’ll start today with… USE A MIRROR There really isn’t a […]