Category Creativity Inspiration

5 Quick Tips for Expanding Your Creative Edge
Creativity Inspiration

5 Quick Tips for Expanding Your Creative Edge

How many of us fall into our comfort zonesand never try to leave them? Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’d like to try ‘XYZ’,” only to follow it with a mental “but…?” Mary Todd Beam is here to help us bolt out of that circular thinking so that we can find more satisfaction with our art. Her book, Creative Edge: Art Exercises to Celebrate Your Creative Self is newly available in paperback.

Read More

Creativity Inspiration

Art or Vandalism: It’s a Fine Line

In the winter 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist I interviewed graffiti writer Jamie O’Neill, who without apology started his art career on the streets, painting his letters on walls and railway cars. Today his art, which he is painting on canvas in a more traditional format, hangs in galleries and on family room walls although it still depicts graffiti lettering on railcars.
Read More