Every few weeks I post a bunch of links related to illustration, publishing, self-employment and personal motivation. I collect these from all over the web and hope that you find them as helpful and inspirational as I did.
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Artists by Andrew Price - a 30-minute talk on the habits of successful artists. Listen to it while you draw for an extra boost of motivation!
- On Managing Time, Insecurities and the Magic Mirror Gate by Giuseppe Castellano - an honest blog post about staying motivated and focused when overwhelmed with insecurities and deadlines.
- The Glass Ceiling of Personal Growth by Dear Art Director - a tough love answer to the question "why aren't I getting any work? What magic am I missing?"
- Photographing Artwork in Museums by Howard Lyon - an incredibly detailed tutorial on how to take the best photos of gigantic paintings in museums.
- Artist Resource Page by Ashly Lovett - if you're reading this far, you must enjoy reading art-related articles. Ashly has collected a great list of online resources for artists at her site.
- How to Master the Art of Continuous Improvement by James Clear - about the power of making small changes to your life and sticking with them consistently
- How to Sell Your Art at a Convention by Nolan Nasser - If you've been thinking about getting an artist alley table at a con then you MUST read this detailed and practical article.
Do you have a blog post that you think might be useful for aspiring artists? Have you read any good articles lately you think I should include on my next list? Please leave a comment!