Art Whisperers

Don’t underestimate the power of a mistake. When I am diligently working on a project and something out of my control goes awry; I lose my save, I use a stain instead of a non-staining watercolor, I knock my coffee all over everything, etc.,  and the precious conception of my masterpiece gets completely wiped out, instantly I think my …

Creative Insomnia

  Dr. Weil’s Technique I challenge this! How many creative people have trouble falling asleep every night? Calming the mind and stopping the ideas from flowing in is supremely difficult for me.  I will give this breathing technique a shot. Many people are able to do their best work upon awakening. Why is that? Could it be that a …

Hair — Extensions- Of the Nervous System

  Artists, Rock Stars, Actors, Writers, and people with many other creative occupations at one time or another have seemed to sport the longer hair styles.  In much the same way as the article suggests about the Indians,  creative people are more in tuned to the subtle differences of body language, facial expression, color and sound.  Maybe …

Maybe I Could Stand on My Head

Marketing Lessons from Picasso To be a successful artist today you have to get both sides of your brain working to their full potential.  Creating art in a manner that has never been done quite that way, and marketing yourself as an artist seems to equal 100% times two.  Purging your soul for art’s sake is not enough. …

Freelance work ~ sculpting

Rosemary Babikan ~ Graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago. I am a multi-medium and multi-dimensional artist. In the past I have studied different mediums each for a period of several years at a time.  I have worked in transparent watercolor, oils, acrylics, metal-smithing, architectural paper sculpting, and illustration in pen and ink, pencil, pastel and …