Andrew Gaia | Blog

Welcome to the developmental blog of artist and illustrator Andrew Gaia. Here you will Join Andrew as he shares ideas, tips and advice on everything he has learned over his long career in illustration and design. We will also get to see works in progress for different types of Andrews art | Oil Painting, Digital Painting, Sketching and more. Andrew hopes to share videos, images, writing and all resources that give anyone, with a desire to learn, helpful tips for their own creative futures.

Competition Art Creation – Pabst Blue Ribbon

Competition Art Creation – Pabst Blue Ribbon

Competing With Your Art Competition art is one of creations that we may find ourselves toying with from time to time. Many artists say that it is not good, because large companies outsource huge amounts of work for very little money or cost to them. And I agree,...

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Art Accomplishments and Feeling Good

Art Accomplishments and Feeling Good

Move Forward, Create and Share Being creative can be hard, real hard. Which is why we need to value out art accomplishments, no matter how small. So, as often as possible, love what you do and what you have accomplished. How many have gone their whole life afraid to...

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Bringing Art Dreams to Life

Bringing Art Dreams to Life

In one way or another, we all want to bring our art dreams to life. Whether we want to learn a new skill, develop a product, or buy a fancy new car, its all about making an image in our head come to fruition in the real world. It can take 5 minutes or 5 years to...

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Utilize Side Projects for Growth

Utilize Side Projects for Growth

As creative individuals we find ourselves wanting to work in one or a few different fields of study. But, quite often, we end up working on a wide range of side projects that may have little or nothing to do with our personal growth. When I first began my freelance...

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You Don’t Study Art, You Slowly Become It

You Don’t Study Art, You Slowly Become It

I see artists asking it all the time.... How to study art, how much to study, when to study and so on. First of all, we all start there and stay there for a certain amount of time. But what we all eventually realize, in one way or another, is that we start to see,...

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Treating Clients Well | Real Value

Treating Clients Well | Real Value

Working with art clients can be fun, but scary. As creatives we come across quite a few different personalities through our work. Whether you are a freelance designer or work in a studio, we all meet with people regularly in one way or another. But even though our...

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Being Motivated by Your Past

Being Motivated by Your Past

Many of us have dreams, inspirations and loves in our current lives that have built off all the we experienced. These resources often give us enough to come up with new ideas and push us into new imaginative directions. But what about the loves of your childhood past....

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