Posts Tagged ‘Art’
What if the way it is right now is perfect?
We all experience obstacles and limitations that can hold us back from making our art. It could be a lack of time, having enough space to make our art, or even thinking that we’ll never be good enough. We can so easily believe we need to resolve all the issues before we can make our…Read More
Is your Art true for you?
When looking back at old work, I’m always surprised at how I can remember what I was thinking about when making the art. My thoughts ranged from the gallery I wanted at the time, to the artists I compared myself to and the collectors I hoped to attract. So it’s no surprise that these distracting…Read More
Connecting your Art to your Life
There’s an old shipyard near my studio. It’s a place where I find beautiful patinaed colors and shapes amongst all the worn and broken pieces of boats. What’s so cool is that these things relate to my art. Going here strengthens this connection and gives me inspiration for my art. Here is what I mean.…Read More
The essential ingredient in your Art
One thing is essential in your Art. It pretty much guarantees your progress. It can be lost but also, thankfully, quickly found, especially when we are reminded of it, which is the whole point of this Sunday’s vlog. You might have already guessed, but I am talking about passion. That energy or juice for some…Read More
How to keep your Art Conversation going
How can we fit an art practice into a busy life? The stress of finding the time can cause you to stop making art. Getting into the studio frequently to keep the artistic fire burning is hard to pull off. However, connecting with your art in other ways daily can make this possible. It is…Read More
Your Art is an Invitation
The art we make is like an invitation, first for ourselves and then for others. Like an actual invitation to a place or event, our art encourages those interested to come into our created world. So, it’s crucial to understand how others experience that first glimpse, that invitation of our art, so we can increase…Read More