Making Art

Bringing Art Making Into Your Life

Make Art Everyday – My New Year’s Resolution

Being a creative being in your not very creative world can be really difficult for a lot of us. I know I have posted on this topic more than enough … Continue reading

February 17, 2019 · 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

Sometimes ephemeral art is the most satisfying.

Not all art lasts for a long time. Some art is only around for a planned length of time. Some times its only for a moment. Ephemeral art can come … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The urge to create is always there – 3 tips to helps you scratch that itch.

I was talking to a guy the other day; we don’t know each other well but we are both artists and we were joking about the fact that sometimes we … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

You don’t have to be from somewhere cool to make art.

I grew up in a small city. People like to make jokes about it.[ Weird murders… don’t ask] It’s not cool. It’s not New York. Or Paris. Or London. Or Shanghai. … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Deciding to make ‘Good’ art just doesn’t work.

It’s always a bad idea to decide to make a ‘Good’ piece of art. Firstly, whether something is or isn’t good, is a subjective view. Secondly, ‘Good’ isn’t an idea, it’s a result … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mystery and wonder and the urge to create art.

My sister’s 20 year old cat Ti-ti died this morning. She died with my sister stroking her fur. Her breath slowed and gradually became raspy, then stopped. I just spoke to … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 1 Comment