Category Archives: Art Studios

Use Timed Challenges to Jumpstart Your Creativity

Categories: Art Studios

  As a non-professional creative, it can sometimes be difficult to create. One day you come up with a great idea for a novel or screenplay, but the idea slowly fades away as the demands of day jobs, kids, social engagements, and chores overtake your waking hours. You tell yourself “Tomorrow I will start writing […]

How to Survive a Critique

Categories: Art Studios

Whether you are an artist or a writer, getting your work critiqued can be painful. However, in order for you to grow as an artist, critiques – both positive and negative – are an important tool for your creative development. Here is how to handle a critique. Know what you want. What do you want […]

Painting for Beginners

Categories: Art Studios

So, you went to your first paint-and-sip art class and now you’re inspired to tap into your inner Picasso. Whether you thank that Pinot Noir you drank while painting or your natural talent for your masterpiece, here are a few tips to perfect your painting the next time around: Grab Some Supplies. If you’re interested […]

Color to Relieve Stress

Categories: Art Studios

    Are you stressed at work? Is your anxiety getting to you? Break out that adult coloring book and some colored pencils for a quick stress reliever! The colors you use will say a lot about your subconscious and will offer you more insight into the adult you! While you should leave the art […]

448 Studios Artist Spotlight: Tom Mosser

Categories: Art Studios, Climate Controlled Storage, Uncategorized

Wander around the halls of 448 Studios in Etna, and you will see many paintings by Tom Mosser, the former Pittsburgh Pirate Parrot who parlayed his love of sports and art into a very creative and prolific career. His newest project entitled “Museum Series,” features animals and people in museums, gazing at paintings. Mosser’s newest painting in this […]

Zoom Internet Commercial Shot at 448 Studios

Categories: Art Studios, Uncategorized

448 Studios – home to artist workspaces and band rehearsal rooms in Etna – was captured on film recently for a commercial promoting Zoom Internet, a division of Armstrong Cable Company. Video producer Jud Stewart chose 448 Studios for the shoot because “the staff was very friendly and accommodating – they fit us right in.” […]

Tour Our 448 Artist Studios!

Categories: Art Studios, Pittsburgh office space, Pittsburgh Small Businesses

    Welcome to our 448 artist studios! Here, our talented artists create beautiful works of art in the comfort of their own studio. In a time where art is less and less appreciated, these artists truly know how to stand out and showcase their talents. Of course, we at STORExpress work to cheer them […]

Holiday Open House & Artists Market

Categories: Art Studios, Pittsburgh Small Businesses

Join us on December 11th for a Holiday Open House & Artists Market at 448 Studios at our main headquarters in Etna! Support local artists, find great gifts, meet the makers, enjoy light snacks and entertainment while you shop! WHERE: 448 Butler Street Pittsburgh, PA 15223 WHEN: Friday, December 11, 2015 6-9pm WHO: Everyone who loves […]