Art and Attitude are Connected

Have you ever taken a moment to reflect that our art and our attitude are connected? Think about this for a second and let me take you through my thoughts and feelings on this subject. Before you sit down at your painting and begin this process, I want to ask you something? Are you approaching…

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What Are Lines, Values, Shapes, Colors, and Textures in Art?

artist kneeling on ground painting in studio

As a new artistic there are many terms that are thrown around that are helpful to know right off the bat. Have you ever asked yourself what are lines, values, shapes, textures, and color in art? Below are some example of how each of these design principles are used in artwork. We will look specifically…

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How to Keep your Artistic Workspace Clean and Sacred

artist laying on ground painting in studio

Creating a sacred space to paint and create in is part of the artistic process, have you paused to think about it? For many of us, we may not have the luxury of a separate studio or even a small spot in a garage. I know lots of people resort to painting in bedrooms or…

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Artistic Truth: Attitude and Art ARE Connected

This post is dedicated to the artist’s out there that are just beginning their journey. There is an artistic truth that sometimes is overlooked or not even recognized and that is, your attitude and art ARE connected. The energy you bring to the table when creating your art piece can have a very profound impact…

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5 Ways to Ignite Creativity

5 Ways to Ignite Creativity

We all have stumbling blocks and dry spells that take away from us being the most creative that we can be. As artists it is imperative that we have tools and tricks to reignite creativity within ourself.  Here are a few tricks to helpfully lodge your creative muse out of hibernation 1. Try a new…

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Easy! 3 steps to get inspired when you feel stuck

paint splattered on the floor and painting supplies strewn everywhere

Let’s face the fact, it’s sometimes hard to get inspired…As artists and creatives, it’s easy to fall into a slump of not knowing what to create. We all need some inspiration at times so I’ve broken down my 3 steps to get inspired when you feel stuck and you think you may be in an…

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6 Tips to Get You into Your Creative Zone

abstract painting

Hello and welcome to the first of many blog posts. This is a wonderful space for me to share helpful tips on painting abstractly, share in my creative process, and keep you up to date on any new and exciting happenings at Lisa Mann Fine Art. I have really felt a calling this past year…

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