How to Get Free (or Nearly Free) Art Supplies

How to Get Free (or Nearly Free) Art Supplies

One of the sad truths of being an artist is this: Art Supplies Are Expensive. I know, I know. I can hear you saying, “Bran, they don’t have to be!” This is 100% true. I’ve seen amazing art made with #2 pencils and ballpoint pens on envelopes. But if you like paint,...

New Books! (yes, in the plural)

Yes, I’ve been busy! As you can see, I’ve given the site a nice facelift, adding sections and whatnot. I’ve also been working on several new books, and making new videos. I’m working on a series of art supply reviews, where I test different...

Rabbits Everywhere!

As you may or may not know, I like to give myself a different daily art challenge each year. This year, I picked a theme to create around – RABBITS. Yep, rabbits! I have three adorable house rabbits, and they are a constant source of laughter and outbursts at...

It’s 2018! What’s the Plan?

Well, 2017 was AWESOME, and most of that was because of you, so thank you! I added two books to my collection here, and I have been inundated with ideas and requests for more from you. So – How can I say No? But because I am also an independent art jeweler and I...

Book 3 is DONE!

Yes, book three is done, and actually has been done for a while – I just got slammed with real-life things right after I hit the Publish button. Whan you do art and craft shows for a living, you turn into an elf after Halloween. Pretty much every weekend until...