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Our online communities are the go-to source for artists to find inspiring artwork, new tips, step-by-step tutorials, and more. Meet our online editors Cherie and Courtney, and learn about our online communities.

Congratulate yourself—you just took a step toward becoming a better artist by joining the ArtistsNetwork community. Through this newsletter, you’ll discover concrete art tips that you can apply to your own drawing and/or painting practice. We even cover the business side of art for when you’re ready to make it a profession. Learn how other artists make it happen with inspiring profiles, and discover advice from experienced artists who have paved the way to make it easier for you.

You’ll receive a newsletter from me two or three times each week, highlighting painting techniques, drawing tips, and more. You can also visit us at any time to watch video previews and browse our thousands of articles—all just for artists! Of course, we’re also on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google Plus, so find us on your favorite social media for up-to-the-minute updates on art contests, sales and special offers, and even exclusive contests where I give away free art supplies.

Thank you for signing up, and for doing something for yourself by investing your time in your passion of art.
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Take a look at two audience-favorite blogs from Artist’s Network:
Welcome to the Community! The Humble Wisdom of a 100-Year-Old Artist | Milford Zornes

Sometimes I think I’m smart. And then I spend some time with a much older person and realize that there’s a difference between being smart and being wise. Not to say that I don’t have wisdom; I’m old enough to have been around the block and gained my own experiences. I “know better” now.
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Welcome to the Community! How an Ordinary Basement Became an Art Retreat

Wouldn’t it be nice to travel to the most beautiful places in the world, and just create art? To go off the grid, away from rent, traffic, responsibilities, and do what you love most? I know a few fortunate, hard-working individuals who get to do the former. When we can’t get away, though, when we’re stressed out from innumerable responsibilities, when we don’t have the time or the money to find a sacred space to create art, what do we do?
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Welcome to the Community!
Courtney Jordan, Online Editor: Artist Daily
Welcome to the Community!
Hello Artists!

Artist Daily is where it’s all art—all the time. We’re a community of visual artists and enthusiasts who share inspiration, ideas, and all parts of the art process with one another.

We’ve got the best tips and techniques from professional artists and instructors in our free eBooks; the latest art news on the Artist Daily blog; tons of videos in our Video Gallery; and incredible paintings and drawings in the Member Gallery.

It’s all yours, it’s totally free, so start exploring all that Artist Daily has to offer—your art is too good to be kept waiting! Enjoy!

Welcome to the Community!
Take a look at two audience-favorite blogs from Artist Daily:
Welcome to the Community! Do’s & Don’ts of Artist Websites

I’m on artist’s websites all the time—whether it is through an email someone sends me, a link on a blog I read, or my own searches of American art or global artists, I’m always finding interesting artists through their websites. A great artistic website can give you a positive presence and a way of interacting directly with the public. Here are a few do’s and don’ts that can steer you in the right direction when it comes to building or updating your own website.
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Welcome to the Community! What It Means to Be an Artist

I know I don’t have to explain it to all of you, but when I am in situations with people who aren’t as passionate about art I find myself trying to explain and justify my commitment—to painting, drawing, sculpture, all of it. It just feels like a natural part of me, and is the language that I want to speak in and communicate with. That’s why when I think of what it means to be a painter this picture comes to my mind.
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