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When it comes to achieving success in any creative pursuit, it’s important to understand your skill set, what you do well, and …

If you’re a visual artist still working on building a strong reputation, it can be challenging to know how to gain exposure …

Most artists I meet earn their living by trading time for money. Even if you put a high price tag on your …

As creatives, time can be our most precious resource. Used well, it allows us to produce great work, balance conflicting schedules and …

As I write this, I am on a train travelling through New Zealand. I am here for just over three weeks, mainly …

In any industry, creative or otherwise, negativity can become a barrier to success. Whether it’s a harsh inner critic, a loss of …

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Jul 2016

The future of art

Posted by Matt Essam

We live in an exciting time, one of the most exciting times in history in fact. We are right at the beginning …

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We are all familiar with writer’s block, the times when you just can’t seem to generate any ideas and your creative output …

“How much do you think I should charge for my artwork?” Is a question I get asked on a regular basis so …

Each month we will be showcasing some of the best design inspiration we have come across to help you with your current …

In 2010, the American magazine Newsweek reported that creativity scores in America have been declining since 1990—especially in children. Why? The amount …

I recently published a video with three  tips for earning a living from doing work you love. The last tip was about …

Following up from an article I wrote recently entitled “The secret to doing work you love” I decided to make a …

Each month we will be showcasing design inspiration from up and coming artists that we have come across to help you with …

I have been working in the creative industries for the past five years and the thing that has constantly surprised me is …

In the age of information overload it is becoming increasingly difficult to decide what to pay attention to and what to ignore. …

Each month we will be showcasing some of the best design inspiration we have come across to help you with your current …

I recently wrote an article on productivity and time management where I mentioned some apps that I use on a regular basis to help …

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We all have goals and ambitions that we want to achieve but sometimes its hard to see how we can attain them, more …

This is a reflection on why I believe you don’t need to focus on being ‘brilliant’, or even all that ‘talented’, to …

We are all familiar with the days where it seems like time just flies by and we have very little to show …

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If you are a talented creative type stuck in a nine to five you hate, you are probably restless at work. Maybe …