With less than 24 hours to my London debut on The Mall I’m a little nervous… It’s something new, I don’t know what’s going to happen. It’s going to be a long day and probably very warm… You get the picture! In these situation I … Continue readingUsing Abstract painting to calm nerves.
Finishing work in time has been a struggle recently for blog posts. So I decided on something a little less ambitious for this week’s work in progress. To give me chance to catch up. For “less ambitious” read “smaller”. Here’s one of the demonstration pieces … Continue readingIt’s fine to have small ambitions
Professional Artists need to sell their work. Right? But deciding go professional creates a dilemma for the artist… Commercialism vs Vision. Do you paint what sells or what you love? Some artists paint work for the market but don’t really enjoy creating the art they … Continue readingCommercialism or Vision – What should an artist choose?
Should artists be promoting themselves or just concentrate on creating? Being an artist involves creating art and nothing else, right? Such was my thinking as I dreamed about an art career. All I need do is produce the pictures and the buyers will snap them … Continue readingGreat Artists will always be discovered, won’t they?
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?