Need a creativity boost? Life’s hectic and art makes it better so here we are, promoting art-making and the sharing of good vibes. We interview fellow artists to find out their best tips, how they overcame their biggest challenges and how you can do the same.
Isabella Kung & Keeping Your Art Spontaneous
Join Ânia and Picture Book Illustrator and author Isabella Kung as they discuss the key to keeping your art spontaneous; how art and stories impact children and their development; Isabella’s picture book process; and what’s the watercolour “ugly phase” and how to overcome it!
Steve Mitchell (The Mind Of Watercolor) & Finding Your Creative Direction
Join Ânia and watercolour master Steve Mitchell as they discuss why you shouldn't listen to Bob Ross; different ways to monetise your art; how painting is a lot like cooking; and go on a rant about digital Vs traditional art!
Mark Brewer & Monetising Your Art Hobby
Join Ânia and The New York Times cartoonist Mark Brewer as they discuss: when can you call yourself an artist; how to get inspired and avoid art block; pros of being a hobbyist Vs a professional artist; and tips on making money from your art hobby.
Justin Donaldson & Building a Social Media Presence
Gouache lover Justin Donaldson is widely famous for his gorgeous Zelda - Breath Of The Wild landscape paintings. However, gouache wasn’t always his favourite medium… And he wasn’t always famous.
How did all of that happen? Jon us today as we discuss why art skills aren’t everything; pros and cons of oil painting; why being an artist is selfish; and the time when Justin hated gouache.
Ralukko & Starting Art From Scratch
Raluca Fratean (AKA Ralukko) is a nature loving artist who can use any art medium you throw at her to create the most fantastical creatures. Join her and Ânia as they talk about how to paint life-like painting trees; tips on mixing watercolour and ink; what your art says about you; and how to get right into art-making when you’re overwhelmed with choices!
Melibertine & Improving Your Plein-Air Artwork
Join Ânia and realist artist Eleanor Mill (AKA Melibertine) as they discuss different ways to approach Plein-air painting; how to bring life into your landscape drawings; and go on a rant about why art is essential and irreplaceable on today’s world!