December 10, 2023

My latest sketchbook discovery…

Welcome back to my Sunday Art Vlog. I’m in Mexico right now, teaching an Art2Life destination Workshop. During these workshops, when I’m not teaching, I love to work in my sketchbook. As I was looking back on some pages today I noticed that all the pages I liked the most were those I had drastically changed at some point. It seems to be a regular part of my process in which I get bored, then entirely energized by making a big change and liking the page more.

Check out my favorite pages…

This is a useful discovery for me! It gives me the freedom to start my work in any direction, knowing that a drastic shift is bound to come and make it so much better. I also notice this in my life too, when I plan to do one thing and then end up doing something completely different. It seems that I love change!

I’d love to hear from you in the comments. Do you get energized from change or does it take the wind out of your sails?

In this Wednesday’s episode of the Art2Life Podcast, I’m talking about how making your art more personal makes it more universal. It sounds counterintuitive, so it’s important to understand, especially if you want to sell your work. Moving toward what lights you up, moves the needle and attracts more people to your work. I hope you’ll tune in on your favorite podcast streaming service or on our YouTube Channel!

Wishing you an art-filled week ahead!


PS: I hope the peek into my journal was helpful for you! Click here to see the journal I showed in today’s video.

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.

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