Monthly Update August 2018 | Re-Prioritizing, Final Stages of my Tarot Deck, and Why I’m Staying With Etsy

Hey guys! It’s Julian! I have a lot of updates to post in this one, so let’s just get to it. Re-Prioritizing Last month (July) I attempted to do World Watercolor Month. I did not, in fact, succeed in doing World Watercolor Month – in that I didn’t complete it. I do feel that it… Continue reading Monthly Update August 2018 | Re-Prioritizing, Final Stages of my Tarot Deck, and Why I’m Staying With Etsy

Life Hits The Fan | Finances, Insurance, Day Jobs, and The Future Of My Art :(

Hey guys. It’s Julian. Things ain’t good. I’m likely losing my insurance and most of my income in September, and now it’s looking like my day job is in danger, too. My disability kept me out of work for 5 years; I’ve only been working again for 5 months. I’m frustrated, but I’m beginning to… Continue reading Life Hits The Fan | Finances, Insurance, Day Jobs, and The Future Of My Art 😦

Weekly Update 4-30-18 | Time Off, Game On!

Hey guys, it’s Julian. And I have been away. Well, not really away. I’ve been right here, mostly making and packing and listing stuff for my Etsy shop. I hit 25 sales and I think Etsy’s algorithms must have (for some dumb reason) rewarded that, because all of a sudden I’m hecka busy and getting… Continue reading Weekly Update 4-30-18 | Time Off, Game On!

Drawing from Life: Benefits, Tools, and How to Get Started

Drawing from life is an incredibly rewarding, surprisingly fun practice for any artist, and I hope that others will learn from my experience and do as I say, not as I have done, and NOT wait 18 years into their drawing study to start doing daily drawing-from-life. Drawing from life is also known as observational… Continue reading Drawing from Life: Benefits, Tools, and How to Get Started