December 23, 2018

The Power of Play

Hi everyone,

I just returned from my workshop in Mexico
and I started looking at all the little 12″ x 12″
pieces I was demonstrating on while there.

As I was looking at these panels, I was struck by
just how fun and open they are. None of them are
particularly good or impressive, but there is
a freedom in these panels that deserves
to be recognized and replicated.

Watch the video and see what I mean

Try spending some time at the beginning stages of your art simply experimenting.
That is the time when the stakes are low but the possible benefit from learning something new is high.

Let me know in the comments if this is something that might be helpful or similar to something you do in your art practice.

In gratitude, Nicholas

PS I’ve created a private group in Facebook called
Art2life Artists. It’s free to join, and we’ve already built
a vibrant community of fellow creatives. If you haven’t
already joined and would like to, just click here.

Nicholas Wilton

Hi! I’m
Nicholas Wilton
the founder of Art2Life.

With over 20 years experience as a working artist and educator, I’ve developed a systematic approach that brings authenticity, spontaneity and joy back into the creative process.

Join me and artists from all over the world in our Free Art2Life Artists Facebook Group or learn more here about Art2Life.