Five Elective Classes Any Illustrator Student should take

Anatomy Class What’re the biggest problems I see with young arts? Proportions, proportions, and proportions. It’s amazing to me how many young artists moving from high school to college have an issue with proper proportions and anatomy. I was in the same boat, too (I still struggle with this myself, so I shouldn’t be the […]

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How to find a style

The biggest concern that I have heard from so many young artists who are either first entering art school or entering the workforce is “what is my style?” or “how do I find my style?” This is a fundamental question that we must ask ourselves as artists, because not only does this define our brand, […]

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Listen While You Work – Music Playlist

I can’t imagine working without music playing in the background. Music so deeply inspires and enhances my life experience. Songs fill me with a myriad of emotions, speaking both broadly and specifically, to the human experience and directly to me. Here are a few songs that have influenced some of the works I’ve created.   […]

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3 Ways Art Kept Me Sane During College

Most of our college careers are all about planning and structure. There’s a lot of putting yourself and your pleasures to the side in order to focus on what’s important. As if getting up in the morning shamefully early to work on papers, arranging meetings, communicating with professors, picking up side jobs, applying for internships, […]

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Carpe Inspiratio: Get Inspired

Take a look around and grab inspiration everywhere we turn. If we’re willing to observe, our muse can come from even the most unlikely of places. I think influences can sometimes even be unconscious, so sometimes it might be difficult to lay a finger on just what gets us motivated to create. Here are some […]

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Stop questioning your work!

If you’re an artist of any kind, questioning yourself is a part of the daily grind. Does that look like a blog? Is that sentence convoluted? Will others understand it? Is that word… a word? Will I ever be as good? Of course, any kind of evaluation of your work will be a good thing, […]

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