Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Forums, Blogs, Podcasts and Teachers You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. Jim Rohn American entrepreneur and author So what to you do if you don't have a lot of artists in your immediate family or friends? You join various internet communities and build relationships! Here's a list of blogs, podcasts and other forum like spaces you might want to make a habit of consuming.I listen to atleast 1 hour long podcast every afternoon and always read interesting articles when something shows up. I also read things I hate or fear because my personal feelings should not get in the way of me expanding my horizon. PodcastsSuggestedNationPodcast - Artists Tony Curanaj and Edward Minoff talk artThe Collective PodcastThe Savvy PainterArtTacticArt HeroesArt MarketingThe Abundant Artist Artist Helping ArtistsRadioLab99%InvisibleYoutubers SycraFZDSCHOOLSarah DietschyJeff Watts JazzaPaul KleinJaywalker PicturesRobin ClontsLeonardo PereznietoMark CrilleySketchy NataliaHyunKelogsLoopsPeter DrawsCoco Bee ArtMangakaAgnes CecileJerrys ArtaramaChris SambaThe Sea RabbitAudra AuClairBlogs MuddyColorsGurneyJourneySevenCamelsCtrl+PaintParka BlogsHolly C BrownFindivanForums LevelUp Facebook Community - submit your art for critiqueArtBuddy - Find an accountability partner Sycra Forum - Find likeminded peopleWetcanvas Forum - Find likeminded peopleTheArtColony Forum - Find likeminded peopleDeviant ArtArtist DailyArtRageArtist Forum (org)Artist Forum (com)Concept ArtA Singular CreationArt ForumVision Art Forum In this article you will find the most highly recommended books, teachers and courses - free and paid to get better at your craft. I went on twitter and asked 100 talented artists which resources they would recommend for the beginner.TeachersDrawSpace - Mostly PaidParkaBlogs - Paid TutorialsArt Fundamentals - Drawabox redditorProko - Free and PaidSycra - FreeCraftsy - PaidLevelUp - FreeVitruvianStudioconceptdesignacadLivingArtsCentreFantasioMichael CoffeJeff WattsLevelUp interviews such Craig Mullins or Dave Rapoza are my favorite.