There’s a lot of chatter on the internet about developing your artistic style. YouTube, Twitter, podcasts – all have commentary and instruction for developing your style. In this post, I’m putting my art historical hat on – woot! woot! the art history degrees are finally getting some use! – to talk about the step-by-step, tried […]
Thinking Out Loud
My sketchbook was at one time such a sacred space, as with many creatives it was a source of fear. Like a lot of us, I made the mistake of thinking my sketchbook was a “special” place where only “good” art should be created. This is wrong!
Inspiration – what is it exactly? I spent my academic life trying to answer those questions looking at the artists and art movements I studied. In academia that question is tricky to decipher – is it nurture or nature, political or social or cultural, all of the above, none of the above, and so on. […]
I think about art a lot. Specifically, how others perceive our work, how that affects us as artists and what constitutes “good” art. Sometimes we forget that the actual making is the thing and the result is just the result. I believe the experience between object and viewer creates art. The artist creates out of […]
Finding time to make art can stop a creative before she’s even begun, but then I discovered the bullet journal and SMART goals.
Everyone has the capacity to be a confident and vibrant creative. It starts with the will to practice and taking action. So let’s get to work!