Art Retreats; Reconnect with all that is Beautiful

greek art retreat

Have you been longing to plan an international getaway? One that will heighten your creativity while also letting you relax in a gorgeous atmosphere? I’m here to welcome you to one of Lisa Mann Fine Art’s Greek Art Retreats on the island of Naxos, Greece in 2023. An art retreat can introduce you to a…

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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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The TOP 5 Reasons to Go on an Art Retreat

naxos greece ocean view

Have you ever considered going on an art retreat? Better yet, as an artist do you know what an art retreat even is? Artist retreats are breaks from our everyday life that allow creatives to experience a calming environment in which to create rewarding work within a community. It’s a chance to reconnect with all…

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A Time to Reflect and an Invitation

Hello creative souls,   I hope you managed to find joy and creativity over the holiday season.   For me this time of year is often one where I take stock of the year that has passed and set some intentions for the next year.  My creativity ebbs and flows and the winter months are…

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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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The Painting Process and Art Transformation

unfinished oil painting

How a Painting can Transform from Start to Finish In the process of art, a painting can transform completely from start to finish. This transformation can be subtle or completely unexpected like you see from the gallery bellow. You could’ve never expected the first image out of the three to progress into the beautiful, serene…

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