Gives Tips To New and Upcoming Artists and Writers

Following an article posted on Lancaster Online,, an online directory of colleges specializing in art majors, offers advice for upcoming artists and writers

Bohemia, NY / / via ACCESSWIRE / April 11, 2014 /, a leading online directory of colleges specializing in art majors, gives tips to upcoming artists and writers.

According to a March 22nd article posted on Lancaster Online titled "So You Wanna Be an Artist Or Writer: 3 Tips From Scholastic Medalists," up and coming artists and writers face challenges that are hard to overcome. Many lack guidance and stop pursuing their dreams. With a little advice and guidance these beginners can develop into veterans of the field that make big contributions.

The article offers three pieces of advice for novice artists and writers. Andrew Girard, a representative from, says being persistent and original are the best ways to improve writing skills.

1. Be Original- Being original is very important. "As you progress as a writer, you should develop your own style. Copying a writer's style takes away from your creativity and does not make you stand out," Girard says.

2. Learn From The Masters- When starting, watch the masters of your field at work. You can learn a lot from what they do. "They were once in your shoes. They got better by watching the masters of their time. You can only get better by reading about great artists and writers, or watching them in action," says Girard.

3. Stick With It- Through all the challenges, make sure to stick to the goal. "Overcoming challenges will have its rewards. People will admire your perseverance if you stick with what you're doing," says Girard.

Girard also advises budding artists or writers to think about going to art school. "Art schools are great at turning a novice artist into a professional. With a lot of hard work and perseverance, you can become a great artist in a few years," he says. "Visit today to see what art colleges are right for you and your passion." is a comprehensive directory of art degrees, art schools and art-related programs listed and maintained by, the leading platform for job seekers. is dedicated to assisting prospective artists, teachers, and students find schools, jobs, and programs best suited for their preferences. Whether you're looking for a new job, a new school or a new direction, the directory offers insight into top degree programs in a variety of fields, including graphic design, fashion design, interior design, game design, web design, photography and film. is an affiliate of, a similar directory featuring the best culinary schools in New York.

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