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The Weird Bias Against Burne Hogarth

I remember when the online art community was beginning to get together and become an actual online community, they also started pooling resources, what is good, what isn’t, who is offering what classes, are they good, how much were they, which artists were the up and coming ones, etc. Beginner Guides were being set up … More

Loomis depictions of other races

Supplementary #4 (Loomis: Drawing Other Races)

In this fourth Supplementary entry about Loomis, I will be talking about drawing people of other races/ethnicity. The main gripe with Andrew Loomis especially from people of colour is the frankly, racist and outdated depictions of anyone who isn’t Caucasian/white. I wrote about this with some examples here. Andrew Loomis’ illustration career era was in … More

Process with a strike through

Don’t Trust The Process

There’s a phrase coined by the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, “Trust The Process”, in basketball terms, trusting the process means supporting a team who is in the process of tanking loses on purpose in order to hoard draft picks as well as assets. This process takes a long time and the believers of these will recite … More

Supplementary #3 (Loomis: 3/4 View) Solving Problems

Introduction Hello! This is the third post of my Supplementary series where I do my best to research and address certain issues I have found with different art instructional/educational methods. I then post my conclusions and findings in this series to hopefully help others who are having the same issues resolve them and move on … More

Supplementary #2 (Loomis: Side View): Solving Problems

Introduction Hello! This is the second post of my Supplementary series where I do my best to research and address certain issues I have found with different art instructional/educational methods. I then post my conclusions and findings in this series to hopefully help others who are having the same issues resolve them and move on … More

Art Is A Sport: How Do You Commit?

Introduction This is an artist’s attempt on an artist take, on some of the concepts from the lecture series: “Psychology of Performance” by Dr Eddie O’Connor mainly aimed at Sports Psychology and Performance. This chapter is about Commitment. I was inspired to do this after seeing how related to art it can be, after Marshall … More

Art Is A Sport: How To Accept Criticism?

Introduction This is an artist’s attempt on an artist take, on some of the concepts from the lecture series: “Psychology of Performance” by Dr Eddie O’Connor mainly aimed at Sports Psychology and Performance. I was inspired to do this after seeing how related to art it can be, after Marshall Vandruff mentioned it so many … More

Supplementary #1 (Loomis: Front View): Solving Problems

Introduction Hello! This is the first post/version of my Supplementary series where I do my best to research and address certain issues I have found with different art instructional/educational methods. I then post my conclusions and findings in this series to hopefully help others who are having the same issues resolve them and move on … More

Art Is A Sport: What Mindset To Have Towards Art?

Introduction This is an artist’s attempt on an artist take, on some of the concepts from the lecture series: “Psychology of Performance” by Dr Eddie O’Connor mainly aimed at Sports Psychology and Performance. I was inspired to do this after seeing how related to art it can be, after Marshall Vandruff mentioned it so many … More

Art Is A Sport: How Do You Be Kind To Yourself?

Introduction This is an artist’s attempt on an artist take, on some of the concepts from the lecture series: “Psychology of Performance” by Dr Eddie O’Connor mainly aimed at Sports Psychology and Performance. I was inspired to do this after seeing how related to art it can be, after Marshall Vandruff mentioned it so many … More

Art Is A Sport: How To Stay On Track?

Introduction This is an artist’s attempt on an artist take, on some of the concepts from the lecture series: “Psychology of Performance” by Dr Eddie O’Connor mainly aimed at Sports Psychology and Performance. I was inspired to do this after seeing how related to art it can be, after Marshall Vandruff mentioned it so many … More

Art Is A Sport: How To Improve? Deliberate Practice

Introduction This is an artist’s attempt on an artist take, on some of the concepts from the lecture series: “Psychology of Performance” by Dr Eddie O’Connor mainly aimed at Sports Psychology and Performance. I was inspired to do this after seeing how related to art it can be, after Marshall Vandruff mentioned it so many … More

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