When planning stifles your creative flow, especially in painting, then just ditch it. If planning is only stopping you from making progress on the task you want to focus on, then it’s completely missing the point. Maybe you’re just not ready to plan this task yet, maybe planning is just not that logical next step in your progress. Come back to it, if and when, it’s appropriate.Read More
Author: Charlie Albright
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With thoughts of doubt of bright and bold colours, I decided to try my hand at an earthy colour palette. Something that could coordinate easily with a living area or lounge setting. As I painted and harboured cloudy thoughts of whether bright and bold colours should stay or go, I still wanted to convince myself that there was hope. I wanted to reassure myself that yep, There Is Always Hope.Read More
Recently I wrote about the artist who has so much to express. Today it’s about the person, not the artist, that feels like they have so much to say but not enough opportunity to express it. The person that feels frustrated of not being understood.Read More
If you’re an artist who suffers from overworking their canvas, then I’d say you have too much to say but not enough space. When you attempt to put all these thoughts onto a single canvas it looks jumbled up, messy and incoherent. Your solution is to work with multiples surfaces at the same time to ensure that you express yourself, as best you can, as an artist.Read More
You can easily create clear and vivid photos with only 3 clicks using Adobe Lightroom default presets. This is my go-to sequence to quickly edit the photos I use to post to social media. If I want to portray a particular mood or feeling, then I apply my VSCO presets after these to portray the style I’m after.Read More
Rather than chasing a life-long pursuit of happiness, redefine your time-frame to something more manageable. Aim to achieve it regularly. Frequently. Continuously. Allow your life-long pursuit for happiness to transform into a pursuit of achieving regular states of happiness.Read More
For a long time now, I have been obsessing over combining different shades of blue, green and pink into a painting. Last weekend I thought I would treat myself to using these colours together again. How can you deny phthalo blue, teal and magenta together on canvas?Read More
The new art series – Blue Noise With A Tint of Hope, is now up on our Abstract Canvas Art page. Currently, there are two pieces in this series, with a few more canvasses lined up already to extend this series.Read More
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