Why are creatives so bad at handling criticism?

by Jess Wilby on

Any content creator, online or offline, will know that eventually one day someone will come along who dislikes your work. They'll no doubt have a personal reason that...

Does it really matter who Banksy is?

by Jess Wilby on

For years, internet sleuths have been obsessed with unmasking one of the world's most infamous graffiti artists, Banksy. So you can imagine the buzz when musician Goldie accidentally...

The influencer only street art was a great idea - here’s why

by Jess Wilby on

When I was younger, I viewed art as something exclusive. In my mind there was a very clear difference between art in a museum and everything else. Art,...

Finding Your Purpose by reverse engineering your life

by Rik Arron on

In the previous post I discussed the importance of having a purpose, but the real nitty gritty comes in attempting to ‘find’ that purpose. The trick I believe...

Does fake it til you make it work in the art world?

by Jess Wilby on

It is common belief these days that if you habitually do something for an extended period of time, it will eventually come naturally to you. I’m sure you...

How to uncover your own personal purpose

by Rik Arron on

Purpose is what gets you out of bed in the morning. What is yours? Responsibilities, commitments, obligations. We’ve all got them. You can’t avoid them. Emotional, financial and...

So you think you’re not creative?

by Rik Arron on

We are all creators. We create all day, every day. Some people create for a living, some people dream of creating for a living. Most of us though...

The Wisdom Of The Streets

by Rik Arron on

Street Wisdom is a non-profit programme run all over the UK, aiming to get us back in touch with the world around us. They describe their work as...

Why you shouldn’t just let your art do the talking

by Jess Wilby on

What’s more frightening to you; showing off your artwork or showing off yourself? Each option may feel equally as daunting. However, when we think about how the online...

Gratitude Is Actually The Best Way To Feel Good About Yourself

by Rik Arron on

"When gratitude becomes your default setting, life changes" – Nancy Leigh Demoss Now I know there is an overwhelming amount of information about gratitude out there these days –...