Art of Schmidt Blog Post: Dealing with Rejection as an Artist

    Rejection is something most artists deal with, especially when attempting to take their artwork to the next level of professionalism, i.e. entering juried art shows. It happens to all of us, and especially to artists who are brave enough to put their artwork out there into the world of juried shows. Often times it comes in the form letter, which is worded something … Continue reading Art of Schmidt Blog Post: Dealing with Rejection as an Artist

To Catch a Thief, Re-Imagined , Art Show Entry

Hello friends, I am working on a new painting, To Catch a Thief, Re-imagined. This piece is acrylic on Ampersand board and is based on the Alfred Hitchcock movie, To Catch a Thief. I wanted to capture the feeling of movement and speed, so I blurred the paint strokes in the front to make the car seem like it is in motion. And I wanted … Continue reading To Catch a Thief, Re-Imagined , Art Show Entry