Tag Archives: #making art

Permission to art

Once upon a time I posted Neil Gaiman’s address to Make Good Art. It’s pretty famous and I love it. Not just because I love him and all his works or how the tone of his voice. No, it’s a … Continue reading

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A Journey to the Misty Isles

When Neil Gaiman is your guide for the evening, you’ll find yourself following where he leads. It’ll be a place you’ve never been, walking down a path you didn’t think could be. But whilst you marvel at the journey, you … Continue reading

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Learn the rules

This is universally applicable. And there is no way around this first rule if you ever want to be good at anything. Let’s consider this a follow up to my previous blog. I’d like to share my experience without charging … Continue reading

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At the tip of your tongue

Do you know that feeling? There is something trying to come out of you, a word, an idea, a concept. If it should be a word, perhaps a special term or a name, you will obsessively think on it until … Continue reading

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Making mistakes, glorious and otherwise

Let’s start this with one of my favourite Neil Gaiman quotes. If you find you’re getting sick of my talking about him, please unfollow me, I’m not sure why you’re here to begin with. “Go and make interesting mistakes, make … Continue reading

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Finish it

Finishing something, anything, feels awesome. It can be something small like making in through War and Peace. Or getting that lawn mowed, doing a spring clean, maybe. It has to be something that requires an effort, even some dedication, if … Continue reading

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