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What to do when you hate your work

April 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

We’ve all been there: slogging for hours (sometimes days or weeks) over a piece of work that is, surely, set to be your next masterpiece, only to be bitterly disappointed (and dreadfully ashamed of your failures) when it all goes a little bit [...]

A Film-Painting process

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

In my practice I have found that taking a break from one material, and immediately beginning to play with another, offers insight into the work I am temporarily (but perhaps not really) distracted from. Specifically, working with film as a [...]

Gripes against Art School

March 31, 2015 // 2 Comments

I have no desire to feed the ‘starving artist’ cliché, and I do actually think it’s a myth – with social media providing the ability to network on a global scale, plus online outlets making it easy to self-publicize, it would be wrong [...]