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12 Steps Leading To Your Artistic Success

June 06, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 196

In the beginning you will have all manner of concerns about your artistic possibilities. Hopefully when you read further you shall see that there is a structure that makes the chance of you becoming an artist more realistic. Read on and you will find 12 steps that will help you achieve some or all of the success you want...

1. Forget about everything you hear about fast ways to draw and paint -There's so much to learn and part of the excitement is in discovering the unexpected surprises.

2. Learn the basics first - Many of the discoveries you will make are as much about what you are capable of as learning to use the tools and materials of art.

3. When you have learned basic drawing and painting techniques - You have the beginnings of a style that is all your own.

4. Once you master the basics - It is far easier to understand what an art teacher is saying.

5. When you understand what you are being asked to do - It is easier to achieve expected results.

6. From achieving good results - Your confidence grows.

7. Your growing confidence - You produce artwork of increasing quality.

8. By improving quality consistently - This means you work faster.

9. Working faster with confidence, combined with quality - It begins to equal levels of a professional standard

10. Working to a professional standards - You start to get noticed.

11. As you get noticed from your professional approach and standards - This gives you opportunities to exhibit and sell your drawings and paintings.

12. Exhibiting and talking about your Art - Allows the prospect of you becoming sought after.

If you are determined to strengthen you talents with hard work and experimentation your reputation will grow. Along with a continuous search for knowledge, the value of your work grows and as it grows your artistic status increases. Once your status is established you'll receive invitations to talk and demonstrate the way you work. This will be a fine tribute to your achievements.

Okay, most of us will fall short of superstardom status as artists. There's no harm in being ambitious but, fortunately, there is nothing to prevent you from just deciding that you want to enjoy drawing and painting. The main thing is...

Being an artist can be what you want it to be...

* You can draw or paint on paper or canvas.

* You could choose to turn your hand to wood carving or sculpture.

Ultimately the choice is up to you. Whatever you think right now, if you are determined, you can turn your love of art into a career as an artist, as one man has done by becoming an Art teacher in 4 years. It might seem somewhat ambitious but it is possible. And, more important is the fact that even though he has achieved success there is still plenty of room for improvement and growth.

Michael Dale is the author of The Simple And Easy Way To Paint Watercolors. Plenty of beginners choose watercolors but find them difficult to use and fail fast. By seeing the worst that watercolor can throw at you from the beginning, you learn quickly. Also, you gain confidence from the knowledge that even when things seem to be going wrong you can still get great painting results. Visit http://www.Paint-And-Draw.com to find out more.

Although you can't expect to produce great art instantly, during the 10 week course you cannot get a better start as an artist with numerous drawing tips and knowledge of natural color mixing using no more than 3 colors.

You can see examples of some of the unexpected surprises in store for you with the video at http://www.Paint-And-Draw.com/Painting-Videos/Simple-Watercolor-Paintings

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