Featured Artist Ellen Paquette

iquana portrait by Ellen Paquette

Artist Ellen Paquette paints richly detailed whimsical animal portraits in a Renaissance style. View more of her portfolio by visiting her website.     I love looking into the eyes of animals. In them I see wild beauty, … [Read more]

Featured Artist Sian Pampellonne

painted portrait by Sian Pampellonne

Artist Sian Pampellonne’s mixed media paintings capture the soul of her subjects with raw emotion and vibrancy. Visit her website to see more.     As an artist I am entirely tactile. Everything becomes immersed in the process. My … [Read more]

Featured Artist Mary Strange Blossom

still life painting by Mary Strange Blossom

Artist Mary Strange Blossom paints thought-provoking images that offer visual commentary on the human condition. See more of her work on her website.     My talent emerged at the young age of eleven, which brings my painting and … [Read more]

A Useful Tool for Artists: Color911 App

color palette from Color911 app

by guest blogger Amy Wax The Color911 app is a valuable tool for creative-minded people in many ways.     At first glance, the Color911 app provides color inspiration and captures colors out of an image, but how are these … [Read more]

Featured Artist Clifton Webb

mixed media sculpture by Clifton Webb

Inspired by African culture, artist Clifton Webb creates abstract sculpture with a visual message of positive change. See more of his portfolio on his website.     My artistry bubbles up from a deep faith that my African American … [Read more]

Featured Artist Linda Donohue

abstract painting by Linda Donohue

Artist Linda Donohue shares a selection of her abstract paintings and a life story of determination and success. Learn more by visiting her website.     I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, born into my family’s furniture … [Read more]

Featured Artist Dianne Meinke

portrait of Pink by Dianne Meinke

Artist and musician Dianne Meinke presents a collection that celebrates famous rock stars. See more of her work by visiting her website.     My insatiable thirst for creativity began at a young age. I suspect most would think I'm … [Read more]

Featured Artist Una Pett

painted portrait by Una Pett

Filled with character and expression, artist Una Pett’s portraits connect her viewers to her subjects. Visit her website to see more of her work.     I’m an American artist living in Toulouse, France. My interest in portraiture … [Read more]

How Artists Can Overcome Fear

Overcome Fear

An excerpt from the new e-course Reach More with Video: A Digital Guide for Creatives from Colour In Your Life. Author Graeme Stevenson addresses the fear that holds artists back from realizing their potential and living their … [Read more]

Featured Artist Kate Childs

landscape painting by Kate Childs

Artist Kate Childs paints the majesty of the natural world in awe-inspiring open landscapes. Enjoy more of her portfolio by visiting her website.     I paint imagined landscapes with oils. My paintings convey the interplay … [Read more]

Featured Artist Gabriela Hirt

abstract figurative painting by Gabriela Hirt

Artist Gabriela Hirt creates paintings and sculpture that explore collective history, isolation and social injustice. Find more of her portfolio on her website.     When I went to high school, I was told I couldn’t paint. I … [Read more]

Featured Artist Cheryl Magellen

figurative painting by Cheryl Magellen

Painter Cheryl Magellen presents a selection of captivating portraits and landscapes. Visit her website to see more of her portfolio.     Drawing is something I have loved since childhood. It became the way I handled the … [Read more]

Featured Artist Natasha Sanchez

botanical lumen print by Natasha Sanchez

Artist Natasha Sanchez uses a solar photographic process to capture unique moments in nature. See more of her work by visiting her website.     I’m a self-taught photographic artist, songwriter and performer. I can recall … [Read more]

How to Gain Local Exposure for Your Art

Fox Jewelry store in Ventura California

by guest blogger Peter Dunn Seeking new places to show your work? Consider local businesses or organizations. A new e-book explains how art shows can provide mutual benefits for artists, sponsors, and their communities.     For … [Read more]