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By Christopher Gallego

Painting, Mind-Set, Career Tips for Artists

June 7, 2019     10 Comments

As an artist, you can't possibly avoid all mistakes. But you can minimize them, and take years off your career-building time. 
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By Christopher Gallego
Guest Blogging for LINEA
July 5, 2019

Getting your art out of the studio and in front of an audience forces you to grow in ways you can’t imagine, especially if you’re procrastinating about exhibiting "someday".
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April 12, 2019   10 Comments
Dreaming of becoming a full-time artist? Yearning for a life of creativity and freedom? Here are some things to consider before taking the plunge.
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By Christopher Gallego
Guest Blogging for LINEA
January 17, 2019

Visitor: "It must be wonderful being a painter. It seems so relaxing." Relaxing...seriously?
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How to Handle Obnoxious Amateur Art Critics

December 11, 2018 | 18 Comments

They're out there, ready to pounce.

They're the critics. And their sole purpose is to annoy the living hell out of you.
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June 18, 2018  | 20 Comments

Your goal isn't to create a masterpiece. Your goal is to create a state of mind that will allow you to create a masterpiece.
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Six Time-Honored Rules Every Artist Should Ignore

June 12, 2018 | 22 Comments

Rules aren't mean to be broken.
They're meant to be challenged whenever a better solution arises.
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5 unusual habits to keep you growing artistically

November 25, 2017 |  42 Comments

Working toward growth means taking big scary chances with your art and risking failure.
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Selling Your Art?
Stay Out of the Way

September 26, 2017 |  10 Comments

From the moment it’s available, ideally, from the moment you begin, don’t think of your art as your creation. Think of yourself as the caretaker. You simply helped the work along.
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Artists:
Get Your Minds Off Your Paintings

May 26, 2017 | 42 Comments

The best painters connect passionately with whatever is in front of them (or inside) and their art flows from that passion.
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11 Exhibition Tips for the Newbies
April 26, 2016
If you’re serious about showing your art, then get into the game as soon as you can, starting small.
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