Artist Notebook

The Artist Notebook is a blog by Lake & River Studio featuring articles, news, latest works, and more.

Adding Art & Creativity to Everyday Life

Adding Art & Creativity to Everyday Life

Escape to another world. Another time. Another day. Another realm. We all need a creative outlet that brings joy to our lives. An escape that helps us let out pent up tension or allows our thoughts to flow. Some find ...
How to Save Money on Art When Decorating Your Home

How to Save Money on Art When Decorating Your Home

You decided to get serious about making your home your own. You’re going to decorate. Or redecorate. In among the paint colors and fabric swatches, it occurs to you, you’re walls are forever bare! You can’t help but find yourself ...
The Roller Derby Art Print Collection

The Roller Derby Art Print Collection

The Roller Derby Art Collage Illustration Collection is here! Each quad skate is constructed from individually alcohol ink painted sheets cut into shapes and glued together into roller skate collage paintings. This style of illustration is quirky and fun for ...
Useful Gifts for the Artist in Your Life

Useful Gifts for the Artist in Your Life

Gifts for Artists Do you have an artistic loved one in your life and want to find a thoughtful, but useful gift? Gift giving can be stressful when you want to find a thoughtful gift that really has the recipient ...
Blue Abstract Art for Decorating Your Walls

Blue Abstract Art for Decorating Your Walls

  Blue Abstract Art for Your Walls Blue, the most glorious of colors. It makes up the oceans and sky, yet aside from those, blue rarely occurs in nature. Across many cultures, it was the last color to be named ...
Choosing Art: Prints or Originals?

Choosing Art: Prints or Originals?

You decided you want to start collecting art. You have wall space galore and an affinity for the unique and eclectic. You know your style. So then a big conundrum many people face is: do I go with a print ...