The Importance of Maintaining a Personal Creative Discipline for Creative Leaders

Why Continuing to Create is Essential for Staying Connected to Your Passion and Avoiding Burnout As creative leaders, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves drifting away from the tools we once loved and instead focusing more on managing others or running a business. While it’s essential to be strategic and oversee the team’s direction, it’s …

Celebrating Imperfection: Embracing the Beauty of Old Technology and Chance in Art

Finding Poetry in Imperfection and Discovering the Wabi-Sabi Philosophy in Modern Art As a creative, I’ve always been drawn to old technology. There’s something about the limitations of old cameras, typewriters, and super 8mm film cine-cameras that appeals to me. Perhaps it’s the unpredictability of the results or the imperfections in the process that make …

Embracing Kintsugi

Finding Beauty in Imperfection As a creative individual, I am always looking for new ways to express myself through my art. Recently, I came across the Japanese art of Kintsugi, which involves repairing broken pottery using gold or other precious metals, turning flaws and imperfections into something beautiful. This art form resonated with me deeply, …

Uncovering the Mythologies of the Ancient British Peoples

Rediscovering Our True History Amidst the Supremacy of Greek and Roman Mythologies As an artist, I’m always looking for inspiration and new ideas to incorporate into my practice. Recently, I’ve been drawn to the idea of exploring my ancient British cultural heritage and using it as a reference for my art. As a descendant of …

Designing an Accessible Vegan Cookbook for Busy Home Cooks

Using Web Design Principles to Create User-Friendly Recipes for the Modern Kitchen As a designer who has spent years working on web accessibility, I’ve learned the importance of making information easy to read and follow. However, I recently realized that this principle can be applied to cookbooks as well. As a vegan parent who loves …

Unlocking the Ability to Write

How AI Helps Me Express My Ideas as a Dyslexic Artist As a dyslexic artist, I often struggle to put my thoughts and ideas into words. While I can visualize my concepts with ease and express them through my physical artworks, conveying the same message through writing can be a daunting task. However, since discovering …

Where to sell art online

A few sites I’ve tried As an artist who has been selling my work online for some time, I am frequently asked for advice on how to start selling art online. While many different platforms and services are available, I have found a few that work particularly well for me. Some of my favourite sites …