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3 ArtStation Alternatives

For years, Artstation.com has pretty much been the industry standard for professional art portfolios, but artists are now quite frankly…tired of their bullshit.

Discord for Artists and Art Lovers

This month I set up a Discord server, primarily as an easier way to offer benefits to my patrons, but it’s open to the public, whether you are an artist or simply an art lover.

Gumroad & OpenSea

I recently launched a GumRoad store so I can offer some digital downloads, and an OpenSea profile so I can mint and sell NFTs…

Drawing Ideas

A near comprehensive list of art prompt and art competition sites to give you ideas on what to paint or draw.

What it’s like going from Wacom to Huion

There was a time when Wacom’s graphic’s tablets were the only ones worth buying, and because of this monopoly, they could charge whatever they wanted. They still do to be honest, but…spoiler alert…they’re in for a rude awakening.

Hand Cramps from Drawing

When you’re young, you can fall asleep like a pretzel, wake up and carry on with a skip and a jump. Then you hit your thirties, you yawn funny and put your back out. Here’s my experience with ‘fun’ hand cramps from drawing in my forties.

The Pandemic has a Silver Lining

Covid-19. We all know the drawbacks, but if you want to focus on the positive, here’s some very good things that have come out of this whole drama.

Am I Depressed?

Many people say they’re depressed without fully understanding what that means, clinically. From my limited knowledge I explain it as best I can, and offer a possible solution.

Health Anxiety

Hypochondria or health anxiety may result in panic attacks. This is something I’m intimately acquainted with, but have overcome. Here’s some good advice.

How to Stop Panic Attacks

If you’re having a panic attack right now, or one is imminent, read about this simple breathing technique that can lower your heart rate, and calm you down immediately.