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  1. Stuck in a Creative Slump

    07 Jun 2020

    Stuck in a Creative Slump “The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath, writer/poet Right now, I’ve been in a creative slump for about four weeks, and it’s pretty frustrating. So, I’ve been finding small, creative projects to keep busy and help get me back into my groove.…

  2. The Pros & Cons of Posting Artwork Online

    28 Sep 2019

    The Pro’s & Con’s of Posting Artwork Online by M.D. Campbell © 2019-2020 All rights reserved Something I’ve always found interesting is how many successful artists aren’t measured on the quality of their work, but rather the controversy that surrounds them. Robert Mapplethorpe’s “shock” photos had less to do with…

  3. Biggest Mistakes Buying Art Supplies

    23 Jul 2019

    “Bad shopping habits die hard!” ~ Tori Spelling I don’t like to admit it, but the mistakes I talk about in this article are one’s I’ve made throughout my life that I wish I knew when I was young. Knowing them would have saved me a lot of time, money,…

  4. The Pros & Cons of Imitating Others

    03 Jun 2019

    The Pros and Cons of Imitating Others “The best imitation in the world is not half as good as a poor original.” - Luise Rainer, actress This month’s discussion relates to an experience I had recently.  I was looking at the work of an illustrator whom I admire tremendously, and…