Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Three words of advice for art students
Practice doing a lot of drawings, it's something basic that will help you in the future. The computer is a marvelous and exciting medium, but you must have experience in the traditional mediums in order to have the necessary background to create digital images. When I was a kid, my friend Herb Schiebold, and I would always go out and do pencil sketches and watercolor paintings on the spot. This helped us greatly when we entered the commercial art field. Even just painting abstract color designs at home will help you develop as an artist. Also, have a few heroes, Visit museums and art galleries and read art magazines. You will find a few artists that you really enjoy and this will influence some of the work that you will be doing. It's all part of the growing process that artists must go through.