Yesterday I left you with my “finished” Landscape Artist of the Year Painting I felt I’d done well in the circumstances, although I would have preferred to do more on it. I’d achieved my goal of finishing in the time. By now, I’d seen where … Continue readingLandscape Artist of the Year – 2- What did the judges think?
Struggle to find inspiration to paint? I’m often asked where I find my inspiration from and yes, Artists do need inspiration and there are lots of ways to be inspired. Keep your eyes open Look at the world as you go about your day. I … Continue readingSeeking inspiration to paint? The One habit you must develop.
Is it possible to do everything? The answer of course is No… …and yet we still try. I’ve a strong desire to try my hand at new things. And there is nothing wrong with trying new things. To avoid the new is to stagnate and … Continue readingShould you try and learn everything?
Do you have times when inspiration is NOT the problem? You have masses of great ideas but you’re still not getting things done. Why? You lack focus. The trouble is you want to do them all! NOW! It’s a specific form of Procrastination which can … Continue readingIs it possibe to have too many ideas?
Like many artists, self promotion is not something that comes easy to me! Marketing is part of the business like approach we discussed last week. The Artist’s statement is a key part of this process. But for me it’s been an ongoing battle. Initially, I … Continue readingArtist’s statement – there’s more than 1 way to state the obvious!