The Artist’s Life Blog

The Artist’s Life is one of the most well-loved blogs on Artist Daily. It is where you’ll find artists, instructors, and writers sharing what’s on their minds as they go about their creative lives in the studio. From discussions on how paints come from stardust (!) to how to work through your moods in your art, the Artist’s Life proves that a day in the life of an artist is a one-of-a-kind experience filled with fun exploration and insights into the creative process.

Missing Caravaggio painting.

FBI Top 10 Art Crimes

Mysterious Art Heists That Remain Unsolved In my free time, I bum around the Federal Bureau of Investigation website because, really, who doesn’t? Despite being a bit clunky, it is surprisingly light on intimidation and yields plenty of true-crime gems. There are rundowns on public corruption, cyber crime, counterintelligence and the FBI’s Top Ten Art…

Storm at Sea by Robert Reynolds.

7 Ways to Get Your Compositions Right the First Time

Painting Lessons for Powerful Shapes & Forms Composition is king! But the ‘how’ of that ascension to the throne starts with basic steps–simple things you can do to put your painting’s design on the right path. Here are seven painting lessons in the basic areas you should take into account when designing your composition for…