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Increase Your Awareness as an Artist in 2018

You already do what you love. Now make sure others know and remember it. Pin what you practicePinterest holds thousands of infographics with game-changing advice and tutorials for the beginning and seasoned artist. To gain the attention of potential clients, use other users’ photos as practice. After drawing them, click the “tried it” button to … Continue reading Increase Your Awareness as an Artist in 2018

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Hiatus and the Opera House

Tchaikovsky played from the suspended speakers. The performers gracefully leaped into the air, to land balancing on their toes. The set was beautiful and changed as quickly as the dancers moved. I went on a trip with a group from my university to see a production of The Nutcracker by the Texas Ballet Theater presented … Continue reading Hiatus and the Opera House

Do Not Compare the Calling

You are the last person on this earth with those fingerprints, those ideas. If we need Ashley from Arizona to help us, we'll call her. If we need Tom from Texas, we'll call him. But we need you. Do not spend your life striving for someone else's gifts. You can study what others do and … Continue reading Do Not Compare the Calling

Four Ways to Prepare for College

Congratulations! You walked off of the stage excited, anxious, or ready to take on the world. Now it's time to start the next chapter. If you've chosen to attend university, I'd like to share a few tips. Study before school starts Visit the library. While it isn't necessary to create a summer reading list, those … Continue reading Four Ways to Prepare for College