Art school is a major commitment, both in terms of time and money. To make sure you’re getting the most out of your art classes, here are five essential tips Collin Chan, veteran artist and Corel Painter Master Elite, wishes he had known before graduating from Ontario’s premier art school, Sheridan College.
About Collin Chan
Collin Chan is a Canadian artist, Corel Painter Master Elite and award winning filmmaker who’s artwork can be seen on most social media platforms. He graduated with a B.A in illustration from Sheridan College. His realistic approach to digital and traditional artwork (including acrylic, oil, inks, watercolour and other mixed mediums) explores themes of humanity, truth and life. He has done art for companies including Wacom, Anker, Corel Painter, Zhiyun Tech, Moza, Olloclip, Insta360, Pentel Pens, Daler Rowney and much more. Outside of painting he is closely associated with independent film and you can see his most recent short films on Youtube.
I believe that the true responsibility of an artist is to show society as it really is. There is no value to art without fundamentals and meaning. That is why everything I do is real. From the themes I explore to the mediums I use, every collection that I paint blends realism and the imagination to create a visual narrative that represents a specific aspect of the world we live in.
~ Collin Chan