International Masterclass Creativity Event May 1st through May 24th 2020

creativity events Apr 18, 2020

Unleash Your Creativity

And the Artist Deep Within You

Make Freedom, Joy and Love Your Bottom Line

I’m thrilled to have been invited to be one of the ambassadors of creative expressions presenting a FREE empowering Masterclass series in May.

There’ve been many difficult times...

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Mixing Blacks and Browns with Three Primary Pigments

Earlier this week a student in the Color Wheel Mandala Class - Part II on Skillshare asked a very good question.  I realized the answer might be of interest to more than just Carol.   

In my latest (4th) mandala that I just posted, I was using Nickel Quin Yellow, Manganese Blue...

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Art as a Connection

artist journey Apr 01, 2020

I awoke thinking about how fortunate I am to be an artist. It's through art that I've met so many wonderful people from all over the world. I love that I can create something unique to give to them, as a token of the bond we have. When I move on to another spot in the world, I leave a piece...

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Skunk Cabbage

I was a little too late to capture the bright red, early stage of the local skunk cabbage. I did find a few that still had the sci-fi pods from which the green leaves emerge. 

I couldn't get close enough to sketch and paint it on site without sinking into the swamp so I opted to draw it...

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A Challenging Font

March 29, 2020

What a strange time this is.  My daily routine has hardly changed at all ... one of the great positive aspects of being an artist and self-employed.  While at the same time, the daily routine of most of the world has changed dramatically and will, I doubt, never return to...

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Perpetual Plant Journal

 

This is a good time to begin a Perpetual Journal whether it be of plants ... or something else.

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A year ago I’d never heard of a perpetual journal.  I was introduced to the concept last April when visiting my friend, Jill Richards, in Wales.  Each week,...

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Difficult Times

color wheel Mar 22, 2020

My art career was going well … finally.  I was represented by several galleries in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  I was one of the top three vendors in the previous two Mansion in May designer showcases, a month long fundraising event for Morristown Memorial Hospital.  My...

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New Contest Celebrating Launch of DIY Body Easel Class on Skillshare

Celebrating the launch of a new class on skillshare.com/ChrisCarterArt

DIY Body Easel for sketching and painting when standing.

The winner will be drawn at 4 pm (Eastern Standard Time) on Thursday, March 26, 2020. The drawing will be live on both Instagram and Facebook.

The...

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Morning Scribbler: Feb. 20 - 26, 2020

 

Sometimes I feel I'm using my precious time poorly, spending it editing photographs, videos and text to post online in blogs, websites and learning forums. Time is so precious ... and so is the opportunity to inspire others to nurture our human instinct to be creative, to see the world around us...

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Perpetual Architecture Journal

Don't forget that the drawing to win the Super Small Watercolor Travel Kit is happening at 4pm EST this Sunday, March 1, 2020!  Post a project in on of my Skillshare Classes to enter! (See below for the link to my Skillshare Page.

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Working in my Perpetual Plant Journal has been so...

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