The Key to Success

Defining success is the first step towards obtaining success. Success is a different notion to different people and will have wildly different outcomes, both materially and psychologically, not to mention emotionally, mentally, and spiritually (although I suppose I just mentioned them). But that’s really not the thrust of this blog post. The thing I happenedContinue reading “The Key to Success”

How to Develop Your Artistic Voice – The Art of Arting (mini-blog)

It’s no secret that a lot of up-and-coming artists have a difficult time discovering or developing their voice. It makes sense. We see other artists who have found success and appear to have some idea of genuine artistic understanding. We can think, “if only I had thought of that.” We often feel like we needContinue reading “How to Develop Your Artistic Voice – The Art of Arting (mini-blog)”

The Growth Mindset – The Art of Arting

In order to grow, there must be room to do so. The fact is, the room is there and we don’t even realize that we’re gradually stretching into it, like roots in a flower pot. It’s only natural to think of the places we haven’t yet arrived. Mentally, physically, skillfully, spiritually. The fact is, though,Continue reading “The Growth Mindset – The Art of Arting”

Finding a Flow – The Art of Arting

Just like anything else, there are peaks and valleys for the artist. Some days I don’t even want to look at a canvas or piece of paper. I can’t find that flow because I don’t even want to see it on the horizon. Is that a product of laziness? Or procrastination? Or bad work ethic?Continue reading “Finding a Flow – The Art of Arting”