Drew’s Influence

Drew and Maria

For the past 13 years, Drew and I have written new goals every January. It keeps us on track and gives us something to work towards.

Most people don’t write out their goals, so we’ve made it easy for you by listing the TOP 5 NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS FOR ARTISTS. We’re cool like that…..

1.) I RESOLVE TO PROMOTE MYSELF SHAMELESSLY IN 2009. I will always have photos of my work with me to show to people I meet. I will introduce myself as an artist, and I will have a business card ready to hand out and make it easy for people to remember me and what I do.

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“Drew, I bought your DVD and learned so much from it. I have had so much fun doing combo spray designs with paint pen designs but I would like to know any hints or techniques for doing smooth pinlines and borders along rails or to separate paint pen panels and sprayed areas.  Thanks for sharing your enthusiasm and your talents – Bud Tatum”

These are great questions, Bud.  When doing Combo Spray and Paint Pen Designs, you have 2 ways to go: (more…)

POSCAs-Not yet sponsoring Drew!
POSCAs-Not yet sponsoring Drew!

UPDATE TO THIS BLOG POST on OCT 8, 2012:  Drew Brophy is now sponsored by Uni Posca, Iwata, Fredrix Canvas and many other companies.  These steps we posted helped to make that happen!

Watch a Video where I talk about how to get sponsorship and I give a lot of examples, on Smart Creative Women Podcast Site.

Here’s a question from Zach Neff:  “Ive been drawing my whole life…..with a certain pen company….I’m wondering whats the best way to go about getting sponsored or provided with the supplies and then make a site, sell the art and advertise a pen company and put my drawings n such on stuff?”

Zack, to get sponsored by an art supply manufacturer, you’ll need to follow these steps: (more…)