Would it not be true to say that most images produced today, are about Hedonism in some way or another? Paintings, photographs, print media and even what we see splayed over social media sharing or inspiring the pursuit of please and self gratification. We expose … Continue readingHedonism in Art
In last few years I have not had the motivation to do a lot of painting. I was busy working 5 nights a week doing long hours and with a little toddler still running around the house most of my art stuff got packed away … Continue readingHow I Like to Chill Out With Art
Art Crush: David Booth Artist Website: http://david-booth.com When I First Fell Inlove: In 2010 while studying at Tafe I watched a documentary which was aired on ABC TV Artscape back in 2009. The documentary was about Ghostpatrol and Miso and their collaborations in Street Art. … Continue readingJuly’s Art Crush: David Booth
One of the things I really love doing is creating social media posts like these! They are perfect for adding something a bit more visual to websites, blogs, Facebook or Twitter posts and other online mediums. The first one I created of these was … Continue readingMy Fun and Exciting Social Media Posts with Infographics
Remember back to primary school when writing in pen was forbidden? The daunting processes of ruling up a page in a red pencil and handwriting in finely sharpened lead. Those things looked like weapons! I remember the teacher pacing the rows of desks and eyeballing … Continue readingWhy I Absolutely Love Drawing in Pen!
So, something came up today which hit a nerve, or a lightbulb depending how you look at it, about why I have chosen to dedicate more time to my creative self, now. I was having a conversation where that commonly thrown out comment, “seems like everyone is a photographer these days” and it wasn’t said negatively, or intended so, but my inner angry goblin twitched. … Continue readingWhy Be Creative Now!
“Art” is a very broad term for how I relate and define it. I enjoy many different art forms and there is so many to enjoy! People who engage in various forms of art, including music, dance, game design, photography, drawing, knitting often refer to it … Continue readingAn Honest Look at What I Love About Art
Rusted iron powder mixes into the red rock dirt from old nails left to themselves. My hands gouge the ground and push at the hardened sand trying to grind the world with the tips of my fingers. I visit this place in my thoughts so often, … Continue readingI abandon you, I abandon you, I abandon you.
Some scars are like ghosts on the skin. They rapture our memories and haunt in ways that can motivate or hinder our perceptions. Scars engrave us with the stories that we carry with us even if those scars are not outwardly open for observation. My … Continue readingTo Close and Fade