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Why You Can Work More Efficiently With A Deadline

 I was talking with one of our members last week, Amanda, and she said how when she has an exhibition or a commission, she works so much more efficiently and gets so much more done. It kicks Amanda’s art making into action. I’m sure you’ve felt this at some point too. I definitely have. […]

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I Just Don’t Have Time

I know how frustrating it is when you want to make art, or pursue your dream but things get in the way. It might be kids, family, pressure from friends, a job that sucks the life out of you. You want to do something you love but you just don’t have time. I want to […]

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Can I Copy That Image?

 This is such a great question! We all seek inspiration and whether we know it or not, we find it organically every day. Out and about and through the digital wealth of the internet.  Copyright dilemma  Thanks to the internet, we have so much inspiration at our fingertips. From images on Google, Pinterest, Instagram… […]

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Stop, Look, Listen!

 I am not sure about you, but do you find that life can sometimes take over? We are constantly bombarded with messages and social media is always there. Living in the digital world can be constant and sometimes it is easy to get carried away with everyday life and not stop to take a […]

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Do You Need To Like The Art You Make?

I was in a studio session a couple of weeks ago with one of our members, Varvara – and we were talking about how distracting it can be when you see the work of others and think “Ooh, I want to make art like that”! We then go on a pursuit to make that type […]

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I Want To Make Art But Life Keeps Taking Over!

 Do you ever have this feeling? Wanting to make more art but life keeps getting in the way? This is such a normal feeling and I know people feel it from time to time within our memberships. A good friend and Hub member, Chris Gonzales-Aden came to us with this. He has lots going […]

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How To Be A More Eco-Aware Artist

How to be a more eco aware artist is a question that creeps up all the time. So many artists that I speak to are thinking about ways to make more environmentally friendly and kinder to our planet. I, for one, am trying to be more aware of where materials come from, how to package […]

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Do I Need To Create One Style of Art?

When it comes to the art making process, it is important to realise that you can make art in your own way. However you like. Whatever you like. It is your decision. It’s your art. You don’t have to fit a mould. When you know this and start to accept it, as simple as it […]

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We Need Art More Than Ever

There is so much going on in the world at the moment. So much in just the past two years. It can weigh heavy on us and sometimes we need to remind ourselves about art and how it can be a healer. Art is so powerful. It can heal you but it can also bring […]

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What Is Art?

Everyone has a view of what art is. It’s an important conversation to have as there is no right or wrong. Art is different to everyone and each person will have a different view of what art should be. Don’t get derailed by what other people’s opinions are, and hone in on what art is […]

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