Making Art

Using your own original ideas.

Time: Your Most Precious Resource

I have a funny thing I like to do where I break down the elements that make up an artwork. I started to do them like little equations. Technique + … Continue reading

November 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Drawing a Day for a Year: Done!

On May 11 2015 I cooked up a crazy idea to do tiny drawing every day for a year. I was in Brisbane at the end of April last year and … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Art & Money: the Elephant in the Room

There’s a big, pink, decorated, swirly elephant in the room. Yep it’s the topic of making money from your art. You’ve probably noticed I prefer not to talk about it.   … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

A New Studio = Permission to Play

I moved a little while ago to a new studio. And for the first few days its just felt… odd. A bit like you are sitting in someone else’s lounge … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · 3 Comments

My Artquest – Drawing everyday for a whole leap year.

I have embarked on a new project [because I wasn’t busy enough…]. An Artquest. Everyday for 366 days [next year is a leap year] I will do at least one very small … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

I am writing a book!

I am excited to  tell you that I am writing a book about making art. But my excitement is tinged with sadness because today I have also closed off access … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Great Art Hustle

Today’s post comes to you today inspired by a quote from Frenchy/American writer Anaïs Nin [February 21, 1903 – January 14, 1977]. Good things happen to those who hustle. Nin was  a … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 2 Comments