Inspiration

Inspiration interior 03/09/2017 INSPIRATION: TIDY BLOODY WORK SPACES

If you’re anything like me – your workspace looks like it’s just been visited by a typhoon. And always does. No matter how hard you try to keep things in order, you end up with an ..organised mess (or an absolute mess) instead. A mess that you understand…but a mess all the same. Operation clean, …

Inspiration Life 27/08/2017 Stress Less Series: Make ‘failure’ your bitch.

I don’t want to fill this post with a load of fluffy pinterest quotes or sugar coated ideologies and nonsense, I don’t want to do you guys the disservice – but I did happen to come across this gem that I think sets the tone for this post:   Failure is a plot twist. It’s …

Artists Arts & Crafts Inspiration Life 27/07/2017 I Didn’t Call For The Police

In a world where there are many rules and regulations, cock blocks and limitations – there’s something very liberating and therapeutic about having the space to create and get lost in your own art. It gives you the scope to unleash your thoughts, desires, concerns and visually depict your truth in a plethora of ways. …

Artists Arts & Crafts Collages Design Events Illustration Inspiration 23/04/2017 Old Manor Park Library : Open Studios 2017

I was invited by the talented Antonietta Torsiello to come and check out the open studios event over the weekend, and snoop around all of the workspaces, sketchbooks and inventories of the artists in the building. There were workshops going on, a range of practices and disciplines on show along with some refreshments (gotta have …

Artists Inspiration Life 18/04/2017 Made A Mistake? Frame It.

Perfection sucks bum. Perfection is boring. Perfection is restrictive. Perfection is …. you get where I’m going with this.   If anyone asked me what has been the number one thing that has held me back from finally seeing that darn project through to the end, or prevented me from saying ‘yes’ to opportunities that probably …

Artists Design Inspiration Life 17/03/2017 STRESS LESS SERIES: Creative Block 101

“I have no ideas!” “I can’t think of anything and it’s pissing me off!” “I’m so uninspired right now, seriously” We’ve all been there. That dark place we call “creators block”. Feeling like all the great ideas have been siphoned off to what feels like everyone else on the planet, leaving us with neglected pencils and …

Artists Illustration Inspiration Life 11/01/2017 I Can’t Flipping Draw!

I launched my pencil and my barren sketchbook across the room after trying to draw simple body shapes (without heads the size of planets) – for the best part of 5 hours. Ten Jupiter heads later, I was done. I told myself I couldn’t draw, and that I should just stick to designing Piczo websites and Myspace layouts, …