Visual Journal, Sketchbook, Art Journal or Studies?

Very few of us know consider the different functions of each. If we did, we would probably make better use of our resources and clarify our practice. This is my classification of these different “containers” as I understand them, but by no means you have to keep them all! Sketchbooks A sketchbook isn’t supposed to… Continue reading Visual Journal, Sketchbook, Art Journal or Studies?

The Instagram Problem

This essay was shared with my newsletter subscribers last week and it resonated so much I decided to publish it here as well The optimism waned almost immediately. A yucky feeling installed itself right above my navel and I couldn’t quite pinpoint it. What do you call this? It’s not sadness nor anxiety. It’s not… Continue reading The Instagram Problem

Painting With Acrylic Inks

Long before I ever held a brush or even bought a sketchbook, I had a Tumblr where I collected my favourite things. During the Tumblr days, I came across a beautiful sketchbook. It had everything I aspired to learn one day: beautiful painterly strokes, expressive freedom, brief poems. Every page was more than a landscape;… Continue reading Painting With Acrylic Inks