This is how we art The studio should be a place of no shame, where you’re open to surprise and humiliation; where you’re never afraid […]
Lesson One: A Writer’s Space
I am working through some books to help me restart my regular writing habit. The first book I’ve chosen is A Writer’s Space: Make Room […]
A Plan? Really? – Using Books to Change my Life in 2023
I really want to change my life. I’m deeply dissatisfied with the state of affairs and I can’t shake the feeling that I have to […]
HTBAA – Get some perspective
In the book, How to Be an Artist, this chapter is all about drawing in different perspectives by using the styles of previous generations. I […]
HTBAA – Make Your Mark
All art is a form of decoration. Jerry Saltz, How to be an artist I tried coming up with several ideas of art to make […]
HTBAA – Start Working When You Wake Up
Or as soon as possible thereafter. If you can get into it within the first two hours of the day, that should be early enough […]
HTBAA – Step Two: How to actually begin
This section is subtitled An Instruction Manual for the Studio. I don’t have need of a studio, but I certainly need a workspace. Over the […]
I want… to focus on putting together the raw materials I need to make new shit.
This year has not gone as I had hoped it would when I woke up on the morning of 01 January 2022. I wasn’t considering […]
I believe in moderation in everything, including moderation.
I used to be an “all or nothing” kind of person. I wouldn’t just have a crush, I would fall madly in love. I wouldn’t […]
I want… to worry less about what I’m making.
For the purposes of this post, making = creating. This post is creating. I walk into each and every day with the greatest of intentions […]