How To Get Their Attention

How To Get Their Attention

All types of artists possess a special ability of capturing an individual’s attention. Though presenting a beautifully crafted, or sometimes horrific piece of art, a person’s focus is immediately obtained. When your given power such as that, it is very...
Artists, Start Using Your Feet!

Artists, Start Using Your Feet!

Get out from behind your art desk and take your studio on the go. Art festivals are a great way to meet potential clients. Despite an online following, most of my clients are primarily people that I have met. People who are interested in art, tend to be just as...
Don’t Look! Its not Done Yet!

Don’t Look! Its not Done Yet!

More times than not my portraits just don’t flow right out of my pencil to the paper. I’m constantly recreating the drawing over and over again. But guess what? There is no shame in hitting the do over button. Keep going and just because your having...
Think BIG Without Spending BIG

Think BIG Without Spending BIG

Get your morning cup of coffee and get ready to think big for the day. This summer, 2015, C.M.Maniet is expanding. New services offered, tent display revamped and a new addition to the Pencil Smudge team. Very excited for my plans to take action. I have learned that...