Tag: art process
Back to Basics
We all itch to “get right into” the exciting things we want to do, but going back to basics can, as this example highlights, provide you with new insight and a more rewarding experience overall.
Abstracting ideas and creating something new is an adventure in art, one that has many twists and turns and may, in fact, never end!
Resurfacing – The art Goes On
There’s a newfound drawing confidence. Subjects that were previously unenticing now seem interesting and invite exploration.
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!
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.
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!