Barb Sotiropoulos

is creating Colored Pencil & Mixed Media Art

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We’re taking this relationship to the next level. Not only do you have good karma coming your way but you’ll also receive the benefits below.

This tier includes:
- Early Access to my finished artworks
- Behind-the-scenes content
- In-depth explanations of my process and materials used in my work
- Patreon Exclusive Downloadable Tutorials

As an added BONUS every January and June you will receive a postcard print of my artwork in the mail.

About Barb Sotiropoulos

Hello! I’m Barb Sotiropoulos also known as BarbSotiArt on all of my platforms. Let’s be real, I know I have a crazy long last name so I try to keep it short so people can find me. I’m a coloured pencil and mixed media artist creating a range of artwork from photo-realistic artwork to illustrations and sometimes a combination of both. I love using lots of vibrant colours in my work and tend to draw a lot of flowers, wildlife, and portraits of women.

When I’m not creating artwork, I enjoy writing on my blog and also playing guitar. FUN FACT: I used to be the singer and guitar player in an alternative rock band when I was younger. It was my dream to one day be a rock star but I decided that becoming a graphic designer and artist was a more stable career path. That said, music is still a big part of my life and if I'm not playing it, I’m listening to it while I work on my art.

WHY PATREON?
I’m incredibly fortunate to be a full-time graphic designer currently, but my true passion is in creating art. I want to be able to share with other artists tips and tricks to improve their own art. I also want to teach others how to use basic graphic design principles to improve their personal branding or as tools for creating better artwork.

By becoming one of my Patrons, you are contributing to my goal of being able to transition to being a full-time artist and continue to share the things I’ve learned with others on a grander scale.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
In my past experiences writing a monthly Q&A column for COLORED PENCIL Magazine and my guest appearances on the Sharpened Artist Colored Pencil Podcast, I’ve learned there are a lot of topics not being covered by other artists. While I will show you tips and techniques for working with colored pencil and mixed media, my goal is also to provide something different than some of my fellow artists on Patreon.

As I mentioned earlier I’ll be giving you an inside look at creating artwork from a graphic designer’s perspective. This will include the programs I use to create the concept for my artwork, how I approach balance in my layouts using a designer’s eye, and any other related tips or information that will help you start creating your own creative compositions.

Here's an example:
HOW to Make ROYALTY FREE PHOTOS UNIQUELY YOURS

If you have a passion for art, appreciation for music references, and a great sense of humor, you've come to the right place. There's a lot to be grateful for in this life, so let's enjoy our time here together and create some beautiful art!


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When I reach 100 patrons, I'll be able to release more content by hiring an editor to help with my videos.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 98 exclusive posts
178
Images
1
Link
2
Writings
9
Videos

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