How to Select Brushes

Disclaimer: This page contains affiliate links. This just means that if you decide you want to try out the products/services mentioned, I may receive a little bit of money. I will never advertise products or companies that I do not believe can help you in your artistic pursuits. Brushes Brushes are even more confusing to … Continue reading How to Select Brushes

How to Select Paints

Disclaimer: This page contains affiliate links. This just means that if you decide you want to try out the products/services mentioned, I may receive a little bit of money. I will never advertise products or companies that I do not believe can help you in your artistic pursuits. Welcome to Part 1 of my series: … Continue reading How to Select Paints

Awesome Affiliate Programs for Artists

Updated: 2/16/19 Disclaimer: This page contains affiliate links. This just means that if you decide you want to try out the products/services mentioned, I may receive a little bit of money. I will never advertise products or companies that I do not believe can help you in your artistic pursuits. Are you an artist or … Continue reading Awesome Affiliate Programs for Artists

The Campus Railroad

Allysen V. Arntsen, The Campus Railroad, 2019, Watercolor and ink on paper, 12 x 9 inches Tacoma, Washington is an amazing and surprising city. I really hadn't been there much until about a year ago, even though I lived only 20 minutes away from it my whole life. I graduated from high school last June, and just … Continue reading The Campus Railroad

As Calculus Goes to Infinity…

Allysen V. Arntsen, As Calculus Goes to Infinity..., 8 x 8 inches, Pen on paper, 2019 This piece is really weird. I'm sure that's what went through your head when you saw this. It's not my usual kind of work, and it's not exactly a work of art either, is it? If I'm being honest, I don't know. It's … Continue reading As Calculus Goes to Infinity…

How Often Should You Create?

I am going to start this one straight out saying this topic varies widely from person to person. Overall, it depends greatly on the type of art you make, your personality, your schedule, what inspiration you get, and numerous other factors. I'm not here trying to tell you how often you should create art, but … Continue reading How Often Should You Create?

Gallery Walls: Part 1

This is the first part of a series I am starting about having a "Gallery Wall" in your home or studio studio space. I have one, and I wanted to share what I've learned about art from having one. So without further adieu, here is part 1... The Danger of Decor I don't know if … Continue reading Gallery Walls: Part 1