Get Positive, Throw Caution to the Wind
“Going with the flow” can be scary, but it can also take you and your art on some wonderful journeys.
Who Moved the Goal Posts?
When is creative work finished? It’s a question that is almost as frustrating as asking what the meaning of life is!
Diversification – A Bit of Carpentry
Presenting your art for display isn’t always easy. It can take a lot of thought and effort at times. The way I currently work has given me the opportunity to learn this new skill.
When “It” Strikes You Down
How to carry on your art regardless. You’re struck down by illness, feeling weak, but the mind is willing.
Start Strong and Follow Your Intuition
Enthusiasm is usually pretty high when beginning new work. That was the case with this painting. Let’s see what happened along the way and what seems to have eventuated.
Devotion Pays Off
Art is something you have to stick at if you want to improve and develop. This Studio News shows the progression of one idea that first surfaced eight years ago.
Sending Your Work Out Into The World
Putting your art out in the world can take some getting used to. It can also take a lot of time and work. I vascilate between thinking it’s worth it and wondering why I do it! One thing I’ve worked out though, is that the benefits range from large ones, like sales or awards, to…
How to Feed Your Creative Beast
A recent trip to one of our lovely National Parks left me with plenty of inspiration and ideas, along with a few hastily drawn sketches and some photos. It made me wonder whether we all have our own ways of gathering creative fodder and what happens if there’s a drought!
Bringing Things Back Into Line
With all the talk of going with the flow in other blog issues it seems peculiar to write about bringing things into line! There are, however, times when you know where a painting needs to go and things just have to be done.