The Sunk Cost Fallacy And Art
the sunk cost fallacy and art.

Recently I’ve been thinking about the sunk cost fallacy and how it relates to art and artists. The sunk cost fallacy is (in my own boiled-down definition) a misconception that drives us to hold on to bad investments because of the amount we’ve already invested. That might be an investment of money, time or just […]

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Studio Notes 05/04/19
Studio Notes 05/04/19

What’s next? I’ve really enjoyed a week with no plans and no pressure. I could do with another one… so I think I that’s what I’ll have. I need to decide on whether to work on the 250 coin next, or divert myself into finishing off a personal painting that had to get packed away […]

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Studio Notes 29/03/19
Studio Notes 29/03/19

I finished my first screen printed notes! Like I said last week, the colours changed on me mid-printing, which was unexpected, but I ran with it and ended up with something more ochre-tinged than froggy green. Because I took my photographs late in the day on Sunday, I lost the light I needed and basically […]

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Making the 100 Promises banknote
100 promises - making the banknote

When I first started thinking about making an artist’s currency, way back in 2014, I thought about it both taking the form of coins and notes. Along the way, it was clear that most artists’ currencies take the form of notes, and it’s easy to understand why. Notes are far, far simpler to make than […]

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Studio Notes 22/03/19
Studio Notes 22/03/19

When you’re thinking about being productive and/or successful as an artist, it really helps to look at the big picture. I tend to worry about not getting enough done from week to week, probably because I know I’m going to come onto this blog and confess every Friday. But that weekly cut-off time frame doesn’t […]

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