How an Artist with Bipolar Disorder Overcame Her Disabilities and Found Success

How a Bipolar Artist Overcame Her Disabilities and Found Success

In this post, we have the privilege to introduce to you Elaine Asplind Russell, a professional artist who overcame her disability and has carved a niche for herself in the art industry. Below is her words of wisdom on how she used art as a platform to showcase her skills and to empower art students…

What’s the One Drawing Skill Even the Best Art Students are Weak In

What’s the One Drawing Skill Even the Best Art Students are Weak In?

The best arts colleges attract the cream of the crop talented students. Only the most skilled and high potential students are accepted. But even within that group of gifted students there persists a sloppy habit in drawing practices that limits their results. Do you know if you have this bad habit? And further to my…

Do You Have ALL the Drawing Skills You Need To Succeed In Arts College

Do You Have ALL the Drawing Skills You Need To Succeed In Arts College?

Congratulations – you have been accepted by an art program! The fact that you got in shows that you have the talent to realize your potential of becoming a truly great artist in college. However, the question remains – do you have ALL the drawing skills you need to succeed? If not… You MUST Learn How…

No Nude Models No Worries Alternative Life-Drawing Resources for Art Students

No Nude Models? No Worries! 6 Alternative Life-Drawing Resources for Art Students

Strong life drawing skills are an important component in an entry portfolio, particularly in programs such as animation, illustration and fine art. The challenge in developing your skills is the absence of live figure models – it is simply difficult to find models or persuade people you know to pose nude for you. Luckily for…