Do I Have To Know About Art History To Do Art?

Of course you don’t have to know anything about art history to do practical art but it certainly helps.  Usually by doing art you can’t help but learn about art history anyway because you are looking at other artists work from the past and present.  There are many benefits in understanding art and art history can help us to do that, here are five good reasons to know more about art history…

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Is it Time for A Fresh Start In Your Art?

It’s the new year! The time when some of us evaluate our lives and decide on new intentions.  Art is no exception to this rule, we need to evaluate sometimes and consider where we are going with it.  Being creative all the time is a challenge because it requires a fresh approach and new ideas.

If you have been creating art for a while it is all too easy to fall into ‘art ruts’.  There is also the issue of the past influencing our thoughts about creating art. I explore the topic of how we can keep our art fresh and exciting…

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