Artist Daily Blog

The Artist Daily blog is the Artist Daily flagship source for art world info, tips and techniques on painting and drawing, and explorations of all things art—from contemporary art and artists to the lush works of the Old Masters. Written by Courtney Jordan, the editor of Artist Daily, the Artist Daily blog is the place for Artist Daily community to gather and discuss, learn, and engage, so we can head to the studio inspired and with our creativity sparked.

Miles to Go by Elaine Lierly Jones, pastel landscape

2 Keys to Unlocking Your Momentum

Pastel Landscape Power! Engaging with my creativity is fun and yet can be stressful too! I set aside time and I am a big fan of the “creative burst,” in which I create a time-pressure situation to make a painting or do a series of sketches but if I don’t have a focus or a…

Sadie Valeri still life

Meeting Your Artistic Match

Sadie Valeri’s Virtuosic & Detailed Paintings Not too many years ago, San Francisco based artist Sadie Valeri was an aspiring figure painter stuck in a still life studio. She had a good deal of time on her hands to hone her painting and drawing skills, but her workspace was less than 100 square feet.  The…