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One of the most difficult things I have trouble with as an artist is just getting started. To me it’s something that drags me down like quicksand. The struggle of pulling myself together is a fight I deal with daily, and the more I fight to get start... 

I have come a very long way since I have started drawing again. I have a new website, my own blog page, and my artwork has been seen all over the world, and I am currently in a gallery here in Riverside until August. To me I feel like I reached the ... 

Doubt is a Dangerous Thing. As an artist the worst thing you can face is doubt. Doubt is that nagging fear, or voice in the back of your head that tells you you’re not good enough, or you’ll never reach the level of the other artists on the web. I... 

New in March

March 7th, 2013

Whats New in March My New Art Lessons Blog is Now Live Get free art lessons from Derrick Rathgeber. Visit here each week for new tips and techniques. Lesson #1: How to Draw a Delicious Pink Lady Apple Original Artwork now easier to buy on 

How to Color a Delicious Pink Lady Apple by Derrick Rathgeber RoseArt Colored Pencils we will be using. • White • Golden Yellow • True Orange • Bronze Yellow • Celery • Cardinal Red • Cherry Red • Raspberry • Brown • Black * To view t... 

Enjoy What You Do

November 20th, 2012

After over 15 years of having this story in my head, it’s really nice to see it come alive. This is the very first page of my very first comic book. I figured it would be a good chance to get the story out, and see what would happen. I was really sho... 

Selling Abuse for Likes

November 20th, 2012

Selling Abuse For "Likes" When I am scrolling along my feed I too often come across very disturbing images of a child with a serious illness. These images literally are being sold for likes and comments. This practice is unethical and must be stop... 

RED LYRICS “Let Go” Hey you, look what you do to me You bend and you bruise me Why you try to control me? But you don’t know me How come you just want to hurt me? How come you just want to push me? I can’t ignore you anymore Cause everywhe...