Acrylic | Oil | Watercolour | Mixed Media
I’ve always felt making art was something I just had to do. It came out of me easier than any other skill I had or wanted to learn. It always felt natural for me to draw and make things, doing things with my hands. Crafts and models as a child, doing magic tricks as a teenager and inventing new products as a corporate designer.
The underlying and connecting thread to all this was my “life long” preoccupation with making things better. It’s important to me because it has always been there with me- making art. I don’t know when I was never curious about looking for something new.
I always felt safe to play with new ideas and was always encouraged by my parents. (96 years old today) I was the middle child of 5 boys so I suspect I was an overachiever at getting some attention. “Hey look at me!” I think, deep down, all artists are saying the same thing… “Hey, look at me!”
I paint everyday, standing (and dancing) and use my custom-designed, extra long brushes. This keeps my painting loose and juicy. Hey, it works for me. Enjoy the art.
Kate will be assisting Robert on topics related to Self Promotion and Business Skills. Kate works closely with Robert in supporting his career success. Kate will join the Mastermind+ Groups to offer more as the group dives into these ideas.
Colour & Composition
Tools & Materials
How To Self Critique
Bio & CV
Shows & Exhibits
Art as a Business
Products & Prints
Marketing & Branding
This Mastermind+ is for
Am I An Emerging Artist?
As an emerging artist, you have been painting regularly and feel fairly confident in your one unique style.
You've taken workshops/courses and have already been selling your work to friends, family, and in community shows, markets and beyond.
Now you're ready to take it to the next level!
YOU'RE INTERESTED IN:
- art critiques - getting expert feedback on your artwork
- selling - learn how to sell your artwork
- building your brand and marketing, leveraging social media well
- earning a steady income in an unsteady economy
- how to approach galleries and/or go solo successfully
- business skills - learn the mechanics of creating and sustaining a business as an artist
- production - studio set-up and time management to maximize production
- art licensing - what products to create, how to find a reputable producer
JOIN YOUR GROUp!
- In Session
- On the 4th Tuesday of every month
- 6pm - 8pm MT (8pm - 10pm ET)
About The Artist
Robert Burridge teaches a variety of painting workshops to professional and emerging painters throughout the United States, Mexico and France. His workshops have historically changed artists’ lives forever.
Daily, he receives letters and emails from artists who have attended his classes and whose careers have taken off in new and productive directions.
Robert Burridge has written and published two artist books: Loosen Up Studio Workbook and Art Marketing: The Business of Selling Your Art. Plus he produced and starred in five teaching videos and DVDs. His wife, career manager and best friend, Kate, co-produced all of the above. He is also a contributing writer for Art Calendar magazine and has written features for various magazines, periodicals and newsletters.
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