Hot Trends in Contemporary Art (new for 2018)

By / May 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Here’s who this is for… You’re interested in what is considered a trend and why You always need ideas & inspiration prior to starting a painting. (get an idea or just narrow it down!) You want to know what art is selling Here’s what you’re going to come away with… What’s in demand for art … Read more

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Art Trends: Inspiration from the Farm

By / March 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Join me to see some of my museum favorites, as well as contemporary art that’s trending now. Here are more resources for professional farm animal photographs, suggested by fans: Facebook group: “Photos for Artists” If, like me, you simply can’t wait to start creating new pieces of farm animal art of … Read more

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25 Ideas for Spring Painting

By / February 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to the groundhog, we have 6 more weeks until winter, but that doesn’t mean that spring can’t start blooming on your work table. I can’t wait for March 21st either, which is why I decided to put together a list of 25 ideas for Spring paintings! Here’s who this is for… You are sick and … Read more

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5 nyc art shows not to miss this fall [2016]

By Miriam Schulman / October 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

Challenging racism, sexism and class, this selection of five exhibitions will give you diverse perspectives into art history which is just the way I like it. Whenever my creative well runs dry, a trip to New York City will fill my inspiration bank with more ideas than I could ever do in a lifetime. For … Read more

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Story Quilts @thebrucemuseum

By Miriam Schulman / March 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

You see that “painting”? Well, it’s not a painting. It’s a quilt by Dawn Williams Boyd titled “La Croix De Guerre” picturing the Harlem Hellfighters who fought along the French in World War I. The artist carefully chose assorted fabrics with different gray values to look like a painting. The quilt even includes an antique … Read more

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Best place to meet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By Miriam Schulman / February 18, 2016 / 1 Comment

  It is with a little trepidation that I share one of my favorite tricks for avoiding crowds at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Because if everyone finds out, well then, maybe it might get a little more crowded. But after struggling to find pictures and descriptions online to show you this favorite meeting spot, … Read more

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5 van Gogh Lessons Every Art Lover Should know

By Miriam Schulman / September 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

The summer 2015, I took a trip of a lifetime to Amsterdam. One of the highlights of the trip was the van Gogh museum. Being an art history major, a self-proclaimed museum expert and a professional artist, I thought I knew all there was about van Gogh. Boy was I wrong! Here are 5 new … Read more

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I’m Miriam Schulman, Chief Inspiration Officer.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity, learn new skills and techniques, and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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