How to Set Your 2016 Creative Goals

The start of a new year is full of possibility and excitement. But it can also be downright intimidating. Like a blank canvas staring back at you, the possibilities are endless but those first strokes are the most difficult to make. And while others might have dived straight into 2016 planning in December, you might…
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Is Your Art Cheap Therapy?

It might sound insane, but sometimes I have no idea how I really feel about something until I start to write about it. Writing has become a way to organise and express my thoughts. A processing mechanism where I can filter and make sense of events past and present. I’m not a meditator I am…
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Why I’m Giving Up My Design Business (& what I’m doing instead)

It’s taken me a long time to come to terms with writing this post. No one wants to admit their creative failures. But I’m here today to tell you that I’ve given up my design business. There, I said it. Almost three years ago now I started what was my dream business – a women’s…
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How to Find the Magic in Creative Play

Do you ever feel like you’ve lost the magic in your creative work? I know I have at times. When I’ve been mid way through a project, caught up in the details, in that arduous slog between almost done and done. When I’ve been trying to force an outcome or meet a deadline. When I’ve…
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Why You Need a Mid Year Creative Goals Review (& how to do one)

It feels like only yesterday that it was January 1st and I was excitedly looking over my list of new year goals. There was such a sense of optimism and excitement in the air. It felt like anything was possible. But as it goes, as the months ticked by, my daily to do list grew…
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