Artistic Snobism

I can understand why some people would be put off by art because of the way it is sometimes talked about. I mean, come on, it is annoying, right? And it gives us artists a bad rep: Most of the times when people talk about art, they fall into the trap of trying to soundContinue reading “Artistic Snobism”

Inside Portrait

Two days ago, I posted a portrait, that shows what I think I should look like from the outside. Because inside I feel so differently from what I actually see in the mirror. Don’t get me wrong: I am content with my looks, but they don’t seem to cover everything I feel I am. MyContinue reading “Inside Portrait”

Artwork Reveal Stress

Do you know that moment when your commission is finally finished and the time has come to reveal your artwork to the client…. ? Oh dear! When you have been working on an artwork for a long time, it is very hard to be able to step back and criticise the work yourself. When youContinue reading “Artwork Reveal Stress”

The Essence of favourite Objects

I remember my art teacher asking us pupils this question over and over again: ‘What do you think an artwork should look like? Show me the answer in your work!’ At the time I had no answer to his question at all. I had not yet developed my own idea of what I found toContinue reading “The Essence of favourite Objects”