Creating My Home Art Studio Read more Making Art That Fits Your Life (Instead Of Fitting Your Life To Your Art)
Creating my home art studio: Since moving house I’ve been chipping away at getting my new studio ready. By ready I don’t mean simply ready to work in – oh no, I mean ready enough to be shared with the internet. A few months in and I’ve decided that it’ll never be that ready, so […]
Read more Is Art A Job Or A Joy? Why Romanticising Artists’ Work Is Harmful
What do I mean by making art that fits your life? A while ago, I wrote about the cycle of burnout that I’ve experienced by trying to achieve too much in too short a space of time. I took a quote from that post and put it on Instagram: Another artist commented, “Ok. What […]
Read more Why Your Business Should Become My Patron (And How To Do It).
Romanticising artists’ work is harmful “Painting is not a job, it’s a joy.” So said Jonathan Jones in a review of Rose Wylie’s show at the Serpentine Gallery, Quack Quack. This stuck with me. Jones was getting ahead of the reaction to Wylie’s naïve-style work, saying that, in the UK, we need more of Wylie’s […]
Read more Is Etsy Any Good For Selling Fine Art?
Why your business should become my patron, and how to do it. There are several great reasons why your business should consider becoming one of my patrons – here are a few of them! It’s great PR! Supporting an artist enhances your brand’s image. Your company or client will be known as a patron of […]
Is Etsy any good for selling fine art? There’s always so much to think about when it comes to practicing as an artist – will it be commissions, participatory work or studio based? If you’ve decided to create pieces for sale and then, to represent yourself as an artist, it still doesn’t necessarily make your […]