Making Art

Using your own original ideas.

My New Book

For the last 2 1/2 years I have been writing a book about making art. Those of you who used to enjoy my posts, know that I have hardly posted … Continue reading

September 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

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

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

How making art makes me feel.

Yayoi Kusama once said: If it were not for art, I would have killed myself. I don’t think I would go that far myself but I would feel pretty bloody bad. … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · 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