Life

Advice Artists Design Life Work 05/04/2019 Internships: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Definition of internships: “An internship is an official program offered by an employer to potential employees. Interns work either part time or full time at a company for a certain period of time. Internships are most popular with undergraduates or graduate students who work between one to four months and have a goal to gain …

Advice Artists Events Exhibitions Life Networking 05/04/2019 Networking With Social Anxiety

‘Mingling’… yeah, I don’t really like that word either. ‘Networking’ has a similar effect on me too. Sometimes the thought of heading out to a social event surrounded by people you don’t know, feels more like partaking in an extreme sport than anything else. I hear you. Maybe you find your social battery running out …

Life 31/08/2017 The People Detox

Before I get started, I promise this isn’t a post trying to morph us all into a nation of hermits ready to siphon ourselves off from the world, removing human interaction completely. No, this is merely a post dedicated to the healthy and self caring act of detoxifying. So, there are absolutely billions of people on …

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 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 Life 29/03/2017 I want my own sense of style!

It goes without saying that art and design is massively multi faceted, with a trillion different avenues and countless ways to bring ideas to life – we get that – but how do we establish our own sense of style, how do we get to the point where someone can look at a piece of …

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, …