Making Art

Using your own original ideas.

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

Coming out of an art making black hole. My top 5 tips to help you do it too.

I feel like I should feel a bit ashamed because I have done hardly any posts in the last few weeks. But I just can’t feel too bad about it, because … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Drawing 7: drawing out your ideas

We don’t often talk about the way that drawing actually helps us to improve or ‘draw out’ our ideas. We focus on it as a final result or  as an … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Joining an arts collective: I am Borg

I’m feeling very excited! I have just joined a ceramics collective and I will finally have access to two things I will appreciate: A kiln. Some of my regular readers will know that … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Five accessible sculpture methods.

Many people think that they can’t try sculpture because it’s too hard or expensive: but it doesn’t have to be that way. Those of you who have been reading my blog … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Finishing an artwork- it’s hard to know when.

We’ve all done it: gone too far on an art work because we couldn’t see that it was finished. Or gone too far because we were enjoying the process so … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · Leave a comment