5 Ways to Stop Struggling with Motivation as an Artist

What do you do when you’re not motivated? Write about not being motivated!

Yes, Make that Webcomic (5 Job Skills You Learn!)

Want to make a webcomic, but with everything else going on, you don’t know if it’s a good idea? Turns out there’s a lot of valuable job skills you end up learning as a side effect of being creative! And no, I don’t just mean job skills you’ll need in the comic book industry. IContinue reading “Yes, Make that Webcomic (5 Job Skills You Learn!)”

How to Paint Something You Suck At

This isn’t going to be a painting tutorial, this is just something I’ve been trying to figure out. I’ve written on this topic before. This can be attributed to any artist in any medium, but for argument’s sake, I’m going to be talking about painters. Both traditional and digital. Many artists are good at paintingContinue reading “How to Paint Something You Suck At”

Daily Digital Challenge: Day 7

Hey, everybody. Didn’t post yesterday because it was my husband’s birthday. That being said, I still made him this for his birthday gift: Okay, so let’s go over how this morning went: 60 Minutes Learning Here are a couple objectives I want to reach with this challenge: Character Design Consistency with character design Bad habitContinue reading “Daily Digital Challenge: Day 7”

30 Day Digital Challenge Day 5

Good morning, and happy belated Easter! Before I begin, Days 1-4 are not here because I didn’t really have a clear goal or system in mind yet. I’m borrowing from my 3 Hour Workday Challenge, only geared at digital art. Why Digital Art? Why should you make digital art? What about the feel of theContinue reading “30 Day Digital Challenge Day 5”

Art as a Spiritual Practice

Lent started a couple weeks ago. For those of you who don’t know what it is, it’s 40 days where Catholics (and I know for sure Lutheran, but I don’t know so much about other sects of Christianity), commemorate the 40 days Jesus was in the desert. We usually give up something (typically something dietContinue reading “Art as a Spiritual Practice”

Finding Joy in Art

Maybe the reason why I feel motivated to write a happy article is because of how happy I feel right now. As of this morning, I posted page 4 of Dragon Rider’s Dance on time! I realize I didn’t mention this in my last journal entry, but I’m going to be posting every Tuesdays andContinue reading “Finding Joy in Art”