2022 IP Podcast - Episode 199 - Charlie O’Shields - blog

199: World Watercolor Month with Charlie O’Shields and Miriam Schulman

By support@schulmanart.com / June 28, 2022 / 0 Comments

with host artist Miriam Schulman “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” Pablo Picasso  Whether this is a proven fact or not is irrelevant. What matters is that there is an innate connection between children and creativity in all forms. Whether it’s through paint, imagination, … Read more

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2022 IP Podcast - Episode 196 - Taboo Technique - blog

196: The Taboo Technique with Miriam Schulman

By support@schulmanart.com / June 7, 2022 / 0 Comments

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 more

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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Watercolor Supplies (but Were Afraid to Ask)

By support@schulmanart.com / March 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

 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 more

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Guide to Understanding Watercolor Paint Properties

By Miriam Schulman / March 1, 2017 / 2 Comments

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 more

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The Talent Myth: Why perseverance and passion trump talent

By Miriam Schulman / July 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

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 more

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How to stretch watercolor paper

By Miriam Schulman / March 29, 2016 / 3 Comments

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 more

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3 Most popular art blog posts of 2015

By Miriam Schulman / December 31, 2015 / 1 Comment

As the new year dawns, I am starting to plan my blogging strategy for 2016. Part of the way I plan future blog posts is I take a look at the blog posts that were the most popular and look towards writing more blog posts on those topics.  Not surprising, the most popular with my … Read more

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I’m Miriam Schulman, your curator of inspiration.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity 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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