Inktober 2023: Tefa Vento, -MK-, and Mackenzie A. Parker’s Art Journey

In the world of art, challenges like Inktober 2023 often serve as a means for artists to test their creativity, discipline, and dedication, but mainly improve skills, find styles, and

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Fall into Creativity: Join the Inktober 2023 Drawing Challenge This October!

As the leaves change color and the crisp autumn air sweeps in, artists of all levels eagerly anticipate the arrival of October. Why? Because it’s time again for Inktober 2023!

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Fall into Creativity: Join the Inktober Drawing Challenge This October!
How to colour

How to: Colour

Colour is one of the most influential and permeating qualities of the universe. It makes life and art more interesting, supports our survival, and affects our moods. It is fascinatingly

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Painting Love Letters

Love letters are beautiful to write and all the better to receive. Whether to oneself (self-love, wahoo!) or to another special spirit, writing from the heart is such a precious,

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The art of grieving

The Art of Grieving

The art of grieving in this article actually has a twofold meaning. Grief is a heavily emotional, fluctuating, non-linear, incredibly human process. As just that, it is an energetic journey

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Bohemian’s Inktober Challenge 2022 – Part 2

October is behind us and that means the Inktober 2022 challenge just finished. The Bohemian’s Minds artists have joined this challenge again this year, and we look forward to reading

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Bohemian’s Inktober Challenge 2022 – Part 1

October is here and that means the Inktober challenge is on the go. The Bohemian’s Minds artists have joined this challenge again this year, and we look forward to reading

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Painting Styles – Pointillism

Upon visiting my family over the holidays, to my surprise, I came across some pointillism paintings from my younger years. I remember loving this fun, mindful style of creating both

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Art of Altered States

Altered states of consciousness have long inspired us to create otherworldly, transcendental art forms. As we’ve touched on before, any creative project sources from within. Then, the artist’s creative expression

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Art to Relieve Stress

Fantastic news for us readers and creators at Bohemian’s Minds! Scientific research confirms and echoes human experience promotes thousands of strategies to support us to feel more empowered when inevitably

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Bohemian’s Inktober Challenge: Part 3 – October 20th-31st

Welcome to our Bohemian’s Minds Inktober Challenge post: Part 3! Read more to know if we finish this challenge in a time and if not, why not! Read more and

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Bohemian’s Inktober Challenge: Part 2 – October 13th-19th

Welcome to Inktober: Part 2 Welcome once again to our Bohemian’s Minds Inktober Challenge post: Part 2! (more…)

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Bohemian’s Inktober Challenge: Part 1 – October 1st-12th

The Bohemian’s Minds artists share their daily scribbles in this year’s Inktober challenge. Here is our progress and our process from October 1st through 12th. (more…)

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Join us for Inktober Challenge

It’s October, and that means the Inktober challenge has just started! Bohemian’s Minds artists will join in on this challenge. So why don’t you, too!? It is a fantastic way

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All About Abstract Art

Abstract is one of the most subjective and debated styles of art out there. As an artist, abstract painting can feel like the most relaxed and open-ended approach to take

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Painting Together

Painting together is both an exhilarating and vulnerable experience. In my previous articles, I wrote of the emotional and mental blocks that many artists might experience as we gather materials

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Applying Life Lessons for Art; from Art

This article will highlight the merits of applying life lessons to art and art lessons to life. Applying life lessons for art; from art highlights reciprocity between lessons learned from

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Planning Your Paintings

Planning your paintings offers many benefits in the creative process, though planning your work is by all means not necessary to produce a meaningful, valuable piece. In this article, I

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Painting with Purpose

In this article, I will distinguish and explore the specifics of planning, making, and sharing your painting with a purpose. Painting serves many purposes, ranging from playfully exploring mediums and

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7 Books Every Painter Should Read

One wonderful thing about experts in any given field is that often the Greats write their wisdom down to let the rest of us into their world. Though not every

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Inspiring Painting Prompts: #2. Look Around

Seek Inspiration Outside Yourself Contrary and yet friendly to my previous article, my next suggestion for sourcing inspiration asks to use your senses. Look around! In what follows, I encourage

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Inspiration Sourcing #1: Look Within

One of the greatest benefits of living a creative life is the power we gain to heed inspiration and meaning in everyday experience. The intention of this article is to

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Painting Supplies & Ways to Use ‘Em

Feeling motivated to explore your artistry, setting aside some playtential time to experiment with painting? Let’s get to the action! With bountiful materials and methods available, let’s talk about painting supplies. 

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Oh dear…where to start?

Like a deer in headlights, we may find ourselves stuck wondering where to start as a new painter. Let this article guide you through some key first steps towards taking

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deer in headlights: where to start, overcome unknowns, and take the first steps in exploring painting