Author Archives: Matthew Flores

How We Can All Learn From Art

A picture is worth a thousand words.  We’ve all heard that phrase before. So what does that mean for Art?  Art is is a way of expressing beauty, emotions, and feelings, in a way that can help make sense of … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration for Your Artwork

Finding inspiration in the activities you love For many of us, we face difficulties including writers block or we struggle to find inspiration for our art. And as it turns out the most effective way is to find inspiration in … Continue reading

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Open Canvas and Wine Reservations

Singing Buckeyes Open Canvas Courses We have received a number of requests over the past semester to hold a wine and paint course where many of our readers will be able to enroll for an opportunity to paint one of … Continue reading

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Celebrating Small Successes with our Art

It has been another successful semester of imagination and creativity and I would like to take a moment to celebrate the small successes that we have observed both inside and outside the classroom. Celebrating Small Successes Around the Class While … Continue reading

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Donovan’s 2017 Success Story

Don’s Success – Vinyl Frosting For Windows and Siding It is my pleasure to speak to our readers today about Dons success he has had in starting his own business.  He was and has continued to be an excellent student, … Continue reading

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Selling Art on Social Media

Social media has always been a great platform for advertising purposes, managing to offer a wide variety of tools and a large audience. Nowadays, many artists are using social media as a standard marketing method, for promoting and selling their … Continue reading

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General Rules for Art Commission

If you are reading this we know that you have thought about what it would be like to sell your art and earn extra money. Well, we have to ask, have you already taken some pieces of commissioned work? Do … Continue reading

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Boosting your Brand Through Marketing

Coming up with a strong brand is very important when you want to turn your art into a business. This is mainly because the brand you develop is the one that will drive the marketing plans you have. In fact, … Continue reading

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Transitioning Your Career

Just like aspiring sportsmen, aspiring artists need to take bold steps in order to change their art career into a full-time job. Doubts and fears are the biggest obstacles that prevent talented artists from taking the bold steps. If you … Continue reading

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Pricing Your Artwork

How would you feel when someone comments “your artwork is too expensive?” After all the intense hard work and passion that has gone through the artwork, should you take it for granted that the spectator is completely unaware of the … Continue reading

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