Eric Rhoads - Figurative Art Convention
Publisher and CEO, Eric Rhoads, speaking at the 2019 Figurative Art Convention & Expo

Dear Art-Loving Friends,

You and I may already know one another from our magazines, conventions, art instruction videos, painter events, and social media.

Or perhaps you’ve seen me on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube LIVE every day at noon. Or maybe we’re just meeting for the first time.

One way or the other, I want to share something I discovered entirely by accident during the COVID quarantine.

I also discovered a giant need that, once uncovered, will be one of those “aha” moments. It will make total logical sense as you slap your forehead and say, “Why didn’t I think of that?”

Let me start out by saying that aside from being an art publisher and art marketing trainer, I’m a painter. But you don’t want to make the rookie mistakes I made or take the long, winding, uphill path I took to learn painting.

In fact, I want to save you the trouble. No one should go through that much time and pain to master painting. They say “no pain, no gain,” but I had “pain with no gain”!

Being a better painter should be easy, right?

Well, it’s not. No matter what anyone tells you, the biggest secret of all is brush mileage. The more you paint, the better you will become.

But, sadly, that’s not entirely true. Continue reading this important letter here…

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