by Lee Down
30-11-2021

Evolved just a few years ago, non-fungible tokens or commonly referred to as NFTs are one of today’s ultra-modern innovations in the field of technology. These digital tokens are now booming around the world and have given rise to a whole new and lucrative industry. From passionate collectors all over the world to those who …

by Lee Down
31-10-2021

We captured 1,000’s of Artworks to Remember on our Facebook page. After an amazing weekend of artists sharing their artwork with us, I was contemplating how to keep this wonderful content from disappearing from view as new posts get published to the Facebook page Arts, Artists, Artwork. Not only can I keep it from disappearing, …

by Lee Down
12-07-2021

Arts Artists Artwork Founder, Lee Down, was interviewed for the Social Origin Podcast and the podcast has now been published. The interview can be listened to via Spotify or iTunes. Below, you can listen right here from our website with the Spotify podcast. In the interview, Down talks about his journey in the tech industry, …

by Lee Down
22-06-2021

Know Where You Stand is an evocative photoshop art project created by American artist Seth Tara for the History Channel. You’d never expect something like this would face penalties from Facebook for violating their Community Standards. But that’s exactly what happened to us. Approximately two-and-a-half years ago, in 2019, we shared a set of images …
Scam artists try to steal from visual artists
by Lee Down
13-04-2021

Scam artists often target visual artists with a common message trying to con them out of money. It is a common occurrence for visual artists, typically painters from what I’ve witnessed, to get these messages via email or social media expressing interest in purchasing their art. Recently, Dimitri Sirenko, received one of these messages and …
Creating Art for a Living
by Lee Down
05-02-2021

Christopher Durant writes a list of 8 points for artists interested in making a living from their art.
Sophie McKay Knight, acrylic painting
by Lee Down
13-11-2019

The creative life can be quietly gratifying. The thing is to allow ourselves to become a vessel for a work of art to come through and allow that work to guide our hands
A Blanket of Sky by Dawn Rodger
by Lee Down
13-09-2017

Have you ever wondered why so much art is being posted online? Who are all those seemingly successful artists who embrace the online market effortlessly? It is as if they have some virtual fairy godmother waving their wand at Facebook and Instagram, doing their every whim and desire! How do they get so many people …
'Another One' by Philly Alex Art, created with modeling paste and acrylic paint
by Lee Down
29-03-2017

Alex Johnmeyer I always knew I wanted to be an artist. However, finding my own style? Well, that took a little while longer. If one is to be considered a “professional” artist, most gallery owners and customers like to see a cohesive vision, a unifying note that ties all the work together. I have never …
Failed Reception, a sad story of a love gone wrong, 16 x 12 inch oil on canvas board by Julia Strittmatter
by Lee Down
29-03-2017

We, artists, have many funny stories from our practice and sometimes we create unintentionally humorous paintings that we don’t always share with public. Today I would like to share one of mine (Julia Strittmatter) and maybe make somebody smile. It happened when I was taking still life painting class at art school. I had an …