Nothing to "Do" tonight - just "Read" and "Look":
There is such a great quote by artist Betsy Dillard Stroud on the Artist Magazine blog, where she says that "painters never learn by making good paintings." Hope for everyone.
The Creative Block: Best Practices: is a great article about 'getting into the groove' after a break from painting.
I have become a huge fan of Liz Steel (and Borromini). I love her sketchbooks and blog! Here is a great interview with her on the Artists' Journal Workshop.
No Matter What Distracts You From Your Art, You CAN Overcome It.
5 Common Traits of Successful Artists.
Easy Oil Painting Techniques is a great site for painters, it is packed with excellent advice and great demonstrations. I love this step-by-step Oil Painting Demonstration of Persimmons Still Life.
How to oil paint persimmons is the second part of this demo.
Lisa Daria is a cancer survivor who has committed to creating a painting each day - this is Number 594. Love it!
Another gorgeous demo - this one in coloured pencil: Paula Pertile - Ginger Caramel Drawing Demo.
Images from one of my favourite artists, Andrew Wyeth.
Have a Great week end!