Stones and Crystals for Creativity

Stones and Crystals for Creativity

Want to get in touch with your woo-woo and metaphysical side? Love the beauty of rocks and gems? This non-traditional creativity-themed blog post is talking rocks and gems. While none of this is proven,  why not pop a small citrine in the studio and see…

Hazards of Your Art Materials

Hazards of Your Art Materials

Art materials can be hazardous to our health. It is important for artists to educate themselves on the hazards of the tools and materials they use in their creative practice. While this post will focus mainly on the toxicity and hazardous content that makes up…

How Creative Rest Impacts Your Artistic Success

How Creative Rest Impacts Your Artistic Success

If you have recently pushed through a project or commission, achieved a big goal, or just had a large exhibition, you can end feeling great about your achievement but feel creatively burnt out. The best thing for you is some creative rest, literally and figuratively.…

7 Ways to Tame Your Inner Critic

7 Ways to Tame Your Inner Critic

There are two forms of criticism. One type of criticism is received from teachers, friends, artists and press, outer resources. The other is our own criticism; personal inner criticism. Both forms of criticism can help us to push forward and grow our art. But the…

Care for Creatives: Managing Your Wellness

Care for Creatives: Managing Your Wellness

When you flip through an art career book, you won’t find a section about artist self-care. Self-care is generally not associated with the technical or business skills of being an artist, but managing your health and wellness is essential to your longevity, creativity, and overall…