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 –...

5 must-subscribe podcasts for artists

by Jess Wilby on

Picture the scene: You’re up late, working on commissions. If you put the TV on in the background you run the risk of getting distracted. If you play...

The Brush Is Mightier Than The Sword

by Rik Arron on

It’s a cold and wet January Saturday evening in Manchester. On the outskirts of the city centre, halfway between the city’s main thoroughfare and the infamous home of...

The Art Of Being Yourself

by Rik Arron on

When we talk about art our natural tendency is to think of physical works created by an ‘artist’. In fact the dictionary definition of ART is, ‘the expression...

Hobby hoarding: Do you need pro kit to hone your skills?

by Rik Arron on

Usually I start the New Year like many people do, full of resolutions, creative visions and goals I want to achieve that year. For me though, every new...