How To Rise And Recover From A Crash In Creativity

Whatever and however we create, all of us at times experience a lull in our creative inspiration and output. It's a natural and inevitable part of our creative cycles. But when a fleeting dip starts to feel like a bottomless, endless trough, and you start to think of yourself only as a person who used… Continue reading How To Rise And Recover From A Crash In Creativity

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Keep Your Artwork To Yourself

If you keep trying to show your work to family members, who are never likely to understand what you make, or why you need to make it, then please, keep your artwork to yourself. If you've been sharing your creations online in groups that don't appreciate or support your creative experiments and explorations, and rarely… Continue reading Keep Your Artwork To Yourself

How To Become An Enablist – A New Ethos For Creative Collective Change

You and I have as much creative potential within us as anyone. Whether, and how, we use it, is up to us. When we do choose to use it, we can achieve incredible things. Collectively, we can change the world for the better. And there's never been a greater need. An excellent way to begin… Continue reading How To Become An Enablist – A New Ethos For Creative Collective Change

The Immense Importance Of Belonging To A Creative Tribe

Recently I was going through a phase of doubt with my photography. This isn't unusual for me, or indeed for any artist. I'm sure you can relate, and have had your own share of moments where you weren't quite sure what you were doing, and why you were doing it. What got me through this… Continue reading The Immense Importance Of Belonging To A Creative Tribe

Understanding, Belonging, And Why We Need You To Reach Out

Two of the fundamental needs of human beings are understanding and participation. Understanding includes our ability to understand ourselves and the world around us, but also understanding, and being understood by, other people. Participation is about having a role and a place in a group or community, feeling we contribute, and that we belong to… Continue reading Understanding, Belonging, And Why We Need You To Reach Out

How To Treat The Most Valuable Possession You Own

Consider everything you own. What's the most valuable possession you have? What's the one thing you treasure more than anything else? It might be a house, or a computer, or a collection of records. It might be a piece of jewellery handed down four generations, or a notebook you've had for three decades. It might… Continue reading How To Treat The Most Valuable Possession You Own