with host artist Miriam Schulman Let’s talk about the dirty secret most professional artists don’t want you to know about. Before you go any further, it’s important to note that this episode isn’t about shaming or challenging anyone’s talents or skills as a portrait artist. It’s about giving you the inspiration you need to try … Read moreRead More
by Miriam Schulman Here’s who this is for… You love the look of watercolor and don’t know how to get started You’re overwhelmed by all the different supplies and want just the essentials You’ve been painting in watercolor for awhile, but you’re curious to what supplies ( and brands) that I use on a … Read moreRead More
by Miriam Schulman To See Or Not to See: A guide to understanding the differences between transparent, opaque, permanent, and non-staining watercolor paints. The beauty of painting is that no matter how long you’ve been at it, there will always be more to learn: new mediums, new techniques, and surfaces. As you begin to make … Read moreRead More
by Miriam Schulman As an artist and an art instructor, do you know what I hear over and over again? “I wish I had your talent!” Although I’m so grateful to hear that compliment, I truly believe anybody can be an artist. However, you need to develop the right mindset and learn the skills and … Read moreRead More
Buckling paper is a frustrating and common problem when painting with watercolor which is why I always recommend new students start with a watercolor block. However, there are going to be times when you want to paint much larger or in a different non-standard size. In those cases, you do not have to put up … Read moreRead More
by Miriam Schulman What is Creative JumpStart? If you haven’t heard about it yet from my other blog posts, Creative JumpStart is an online course featuring 24 artists. I will be joining the fray and sharing fun techniques using watercolor markers and watercolor sticks. For those of you who might be curious about the other … Read moreRead More
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.