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

My beautiful studio – not. My three studio wish list items.

I have been thinking a lot about where and how we work, when we make art. It seems to come up a lot when I talk to people about making … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 5 Comments

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

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

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

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