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Commitment – Don’t fear it

Not long ago I wrote a little diddy about Commitment, Confidence and Opportunity. For this piece I would like to focus on the ever dreaded Commitment aspect and why it is neither a deciding factor to your work, or something that you can humble brag about. Making art,...

Confidence, Commitment & Opportunity

Commitment, Confidence and Opportunity – The three things that make you an artist   Recently I spoke about the differences between a person who proudly says they are an artist, and a person who enjoys creating art as a hobby. In my very humble opinion, there are...

Negotiate less, appreciate more

As an artist it is hard to figure out what to price a piece of my work. Do I charge enough to cover expenses only? How much am I worth per hour? Do I price on size? I’m unknown, so should I charge less than something that I think it’s worth? Do I increase my prices if...

Small Spaces and Lots of STUFF?

Are you plagued with a small space and you just have too much stuff to make it feel open and airy? This stuff may be sentimental pieces you don’t want to part with, or perhaps a collection of tiny trinkets. Either way, co-existing with your things is a must....

Function, Feel and Lighting…..

Designing your space is as simple as you want it to be. Let’s talk about space and function first. Ask yourself, is the furniture appropriate for the space and how I want to use it? Is it a space you want to entertain in? If so, are there plenty of seats? What...