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Eliminating Excuses From Your Studio Workflow

Eliminating Excuses From Your Studio Workflow

by Daric Gill

Building the truss

So you’ve binge-watched another series from start to finish instead of applying to that exhibition call. You played “just one more level” on your favorite video game until there’s no more to play. You’ve told yourself that “Once the kid’s soccer season is over, I’ll really set aside some time for my art.” Once you finally sit down to work, you don’t know what to make. Maybe hitting up Pinterest one more time might help. After going down that rabbit hole, you look at your clock and it’s too late. You’re tired… tomorrow you’ll do it. You mean it this time.

Are you this person? If you’re having a hard time finding your way into the studio, this article is for you. In it, I’ll map out a few helpful tips to help you eliminate the excuses from your studio workflow. Read on for more.

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A pile of my sketchbooks

Sketchbooking: What Works For You, Works

Sketchbooking: What Works For You, Works

by Daric Gill

A pile of my sketchbooks
A pile of my sketchbooks

Many artist concerns could be remedied by suggesting that whatever works for you, works. However, this doesn’t really help map out possible solutions for what is causing the concerns to begin with.

Sketchbooks have been the artist’s companion since the invention of paper. It’s one of the best ways to form simple ideas into reality. But finding the right idea-making process isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Not everyone has landed on a type of sketching that works for them. What process works well for a painter might not work for a sculptor, digital artist, or a photographer. In this article, I’ll land on a few suggestion/tips along the way. Read on for more.

 

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“I Haven’t Made Art In A While”: Getting Your Art Groove Back

“I Haven’t Made Art In A While”: Getting Your Art Groove Back

by Daric Gill

 

“I’d love to get back in the studio, but I haven’t really made anything for a while.”

Say no more. I’ve got your number. Here’s some help. In this article, you’ll find a few remedies to help you get back into the groove.

 

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Blowing Through Artist Block

The ‘Top 10s’ To Removing The Rut  

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Stuck in a rut? Explored a concept for too long? Or simply out of ideas? We all have this issue from time to time. Here’s a creative way to remove the rut while staying true to your real motives. 

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