The Trouble With Tradition
Click on the image to read about the trouble with tradition, as I see it.

The trouble with tradition… as I see it. As artists or writers, we are taught conventions and traditions of thought and practice. In fact, I should go back to the start – as human beings, we’re taught to follow conventions and traditions. People  work well with established routes towards fixed outcomes because they’re efficient and […]

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Re: Presentation
Drawing reflected in a mirror. Lee Devonish.

Re: Presentation Is this my best side? For some artists, the attempt to package an image of themselves for the world can be maddening; for others, it may come as a natural extension of their practice. Performing the role of artist may be difficult for some because of the unclear nature of the boundaries of this role […]

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Exhibitions – Preston Comic Con
A Donald Trump + Deadpool mashup at ComicCon

Can comic cons function as art exhibitions? I’ll admit, a Comic Con really wasn’t on my list, but my it was at the top of my husband’s, so off we went.   There are often interesting original artists and writers at these shows (well, at both of the two Comic Cons I’ve been to in my life) so I was […]

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Do you get stuck in a cycle of creating overwhelm in your life? Here's my story of facing burnout and getting past it.

Burnout. Give me something I love, and I’ll find a way to make myself hate it. I don’t mean people or even objects; I mean things I do. Let me get a whiff of being good at something, and I’ll want to be the best – or at least the best I can be. The cycle. The harder […]

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