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Ten ways an art career can drive you nuts

Ten ways an art career can drive you nuts

Carol L. DouglasFeb 27, 20244 min read
Self-promotion is challenging to most normal people. I never want to be the person who says, “But enough about me; how do you like my hair?”
Monday Morning Art School: do you have a return policy?

Monday Morning Art School: do you have a return policy?

Carol L. DouglasFeb 25, 20244 min read
No matter what your return policy is, your long-term goal should be to keep your client.
Rachel’s Garden: a favorite watercolor painting

Rachel’s Garden: a favorite watercolor painting

Carol L. DouglasFeb 22, 20242 min read
I like my watercolor quick and dirty, in part because it helps me get over myself when I get tied in knots in oil painting.
It’s time for our 30-watercolors-in 45-days challenge

It’s time for our 30-watercolors-in 45-days challenge

Carol L. DouglasFeb 20, 20244 min read
Think of this as the hippie/boho version of a painting-a-day challenge. The first rule is, there are no rules.
Monday Morning Art School: why is a workshop important?

Monday Morning Art School: why is a workshop important?

Carol L. DouglasFeb 18, 20244 min read
Painting what we don’t know is invaluable for developing a keen sense of observation for when we get back to what we do know.