About Brigitte

Brigitte Boucher, Artful Home’s Copywriter, has always been passionate about writing and art. She appreciates having the opportunity to combine these passions to help artists sell their work. An artist herself, she loves messy media like oil paint, charcoal, pastel, and clay. When she is not writing about art or making it herself, she enjoys gardening, reading, camping, and going on adventures with her husband and step-daughter.

artistic inspiration from the garden

As an avid gardener, I am enthralled by the beauty and diversity of the plant world. Whether it's the blossoms of ornate lilies and delicate violets or the intriguing forms of sprouting ferns and ripening fruits, the shapes, patterns, and colors of the garden are an endless source of fascination for me. Likewise, many artists draw great inspiration from gardens and the wider world [...]

the long and winding road: paths to artistic success

With one look at our site and the hundreds of artists we represent, it’s clear that the cliché of the “starving artist” is simply not true. Every single one of our artists is a success story—someone making a living selling their work and following their passion. But how did they get there? Candone Wharton's introduction to clay involved only the use of [...]

By |February 10th, 2015|articles|1 Comment

the human figure in the gallery and the studio

From prehistoric cave paintings to classical Greek sculpture to pop art screen prints, art from every era is populated by countless depictions of the human figure. After all, what is more fascinating to us than ourselves? Whether seeking to tell a story, portray an individual, celebrate physical beauty, or delve into the psyche, artists have used the figure to explore who we are and [...]

By |January 20th, 2015|articles|1 Comment