I love being asked to give advice to young artists. It not only feeds my ego, but also teaching a lesson forces me to revisit the basics for my own review. I've added this BLOG to the Envy Ink website to record these lessons for any budding artists out there. The primary function of 'art' is to reflect life. The function of an 'artist' is to reflect life in a way that is pleasing to the eye and/or makes us think. Enjoy!