When you’re planning a painting, don’t try and go everywhere and do everything – that’s a recipe for burnout and ruining your painting!

Paintings by Asen Milchev

What Things to do in a painting

Well, all that changed when I decided I were starting to paint fulltime, I decided to become professional adventurers. I ate at home and cooked at home. I made our own gourmet coffees, and instead of going out to the movies all the time, we rented.

How to Live an Unconventional Life as an artist

I had many failures and setbacks along the way. It took time for me to find what I wanted to do with my live and what would make me happy.

I knew way back in 2003 and I wanted to be together painting the world forever.
I realize that many people have that dream, but I felt it deep in my bones. It was more of a yearning than a fantasy. When I were painting, I felt at home

Best Life
and Art Tips

I’ve been painting for years and I normally shy away from giving people lots of advice about art, as everyone’s tastes are different and I don’t profess to be an expert.

I plan very little these days. After 9 years I have a system that just works now and I don’t even really think about it. However, these tips are things I still do today as I paint.

  1. If you are going to be in a country for a few weeks or you are planning long term travel, organize the first 1/3 of your trip, leave the rest open ended so you can plan as you go based on the people and advice you get along the way!
  2. TMobile has the best international cell plan out there for Americans…free texting and 1 gig of international data. The coverage in the US sucks, but if you are going to be out of the country a lot, it’s the way to go.
read more

Need some Inspiration?

How to paint the world

So many people make this mistake in mentality, and as a result they put off painting goals for years unnecessarily. In fact, starting a painting right now is well within the possibility of many people.