It can be tough to make a living in a creative field - but living a creative life can be so expensive! Oh, the irony. We get it... so today we're sharing some tips on how to live your best life on an artist's budget.
Gwen Hauser is an atelier-trained painter; lots of classical training on how to capture light, get perfect skin tones, and do things the right way. And for a long time, that perfectionism was what stifled her creativity.
"It was suffocating," she says. "I'm a mess when I work. I like things visually chaotic, and I needed the freedom to strip my art down to the core and make mistakes." You wouldn't know if from her paintings, which are...
Check out this rather cool artist’s palette clock available through ArtistGifts.com. "The perfect artist gift" is on sale for $36.95 (plus FREE shipping), but your favorite craft or art store will provide you with what you'll need to create your own for less than half the price.
Wooden Artist Palette at Dick Blick's for $5.70.
Clock movement with hands also available at Dick's for about $5.00.