I set goals to improve and I've overcome some steep obstacles this month. One was being locked out of my website for two weeks. That issue is resolved and the result is a new website design I created, you can check it out on my home page.
I'm delighted with how many obstacles I've overcome in building my plan to teach art online. Often I've wanted to come here and share steps with you, as I've stopped to re-assess, stepped back and moved forward in a new direction, multiple times, as I've been learning about videoing, and all the ways to effectively distribute video tutorials. I made the financially courageous step of buying A Brush with Nature Studio as a domain name for ten years, for my online art tuition distribution site on Patreon.
I've had an epiphany of sorts about how, after painting for seventy-years, I need to realise that I'm painting for an internet viewer, and not a fine art gallery viewer, and my work MUST become brighter in colour and stronger in tonal contrast, in order for the video tutorial viewer to more clearly see each step in my painting.
Even after having taught art for forty-five years, I can become a better art tutor by implementing the ideas I've just come up with. I can't wait to get started and put what I've learned into practice.
With all the new infrastructure set up, to distribute to my new online art students, I'll be focusing on the lesson preparation, in those lively, more easily visible brush strokes, as my goal for the coming month.
Having overcome my fear of putting myself in front of the camera, I tackled another fear, one of spending even more money to set up the A Brush with Nature Studio online tutorials distribution. I hit the account hard for a Vimeo Pro annual subscription to take my video distribution to a professional level. Now to work hard and make all this investment turn into a great online teaching studio for artists at all levels of skill.
Let me know how I can address your creative interests as a tutor?
My need is for sponsors to keep moving this project along. I still need to improve the studio lighting, and I'd love a sturdy drafting stool to use at my easel, and a stock pile of stretched canvases ready to demonstrate on. Quality of tutorial video production and efficiency of distribution come before my chair comfort, at this stage. Ir you would like to support my project of setting out on the long road of sharing my seventy-years of fine art training, experience and success tips with a new generation of art students and artists, even if you aren't seeking to learn art yourself, you can become a $1. a month patron of the project, or even a major sponsor who receives thanks for their sponsorship in my video credits.
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