Starting an acrylic painting of a Rooster

Starting an acrylic painting of a Rooster

After a long time of low energy levels and thinking about it, I finally got myself going on the acrylic painting of a Rooster I’ve been planning to paint. I’d been having a lot of problems figuring out what I wanted to do with the composition. I even...
Tackling A New Subject In Art Isn’t Daunting, It’s Exciting

Tackling A New Subject In Art Isn’t Daunting, It’s Exciting

As the great Expressionist painter Henri Mattise once said, “Creativity takes courage”. This simple phrase will resonate with any artist that has ever thought about taking on a new art form, subject or medium. Tackling a new subject can be daunting as it...
Connecting with artists in a worldwide postcard swap

Connecting with artists in a worldwide postcard swap

I enjoyed this year’s Liberate Your Art Postcard Swap as much as the previous ones. The first time I took part in the swap was in 2012 and I’ve done it every year since. In this swap, I get to connect with other artists around the world and see their art...
Art as a form of self-expression or more as a message received?

Art as a form of self-expression or more as a message received?

By Deborah Flanagan. Interior Designer, Artist and Mum. Art to me is something that connects with something bigger than the ego… It’s coming from a more authentic source, from the essence of who you really are. Or perhaps you are actually the medium for which you...
Want to Bring You Art Fun on Video, Need Input

Want to Bring You Art Fun on Video, Need Input

I’ve decided to collect your suggestions for art challenges and prompts so I can make videos of them and post them on YouTube. Both because I think it will be fun for both me and you, and because it will get me making more videos 🙂 I plan to start this new...

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