Tag: balance

Making art every day

It has now been around ten days that I have been trying to make some art every day. And so far, it has been a success: you can…

An hour of art a day

There is a factoid that contrary to popular opinion, an artist will only spend 20% of their time actually making art, that the rest of their time is…

An artist’s obligation

“An artist’s obligation is to create and support his loved ones.” — Yuri Gevorgian Yuroz Amen. Seriously, what else matters? It is too easy to get hung up…

sound of the new year flying by

It’s another new year. To borrow the wisdom of Douglas Adams: I love new years, I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. It has…

hungry for your art

What makes you hungry to make art? What conditions do you need to to be in to find enough fuel to fire your creativity? In his blog today,…

a benefit of working from home

Working from home can be tough. Working for yourself can be tougher. It’s hard not having an infrastructure to work within, guidelines that help you know what’s expected…

life as an artist/parent

My art group was recently talking about how having kids impact your art career, and Cynthia described it really well: “It requires discipline and a letting go of…

Thank you Charles Schulz

My nearly-3 year old just discovered Snoopy. He’s known about the Peanuts for a while, but recently he really connected with the stories. We have several of the…

Balance

Things are definitely getting busy around here! As I mentioned before, one way I make a living from my art is by creating ketubot (a ketubah is a…