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Evolution

Evolution

Let’s talk about the artist’s evolution. As you continue in your craft – grow, change, repeat – your art will grow with you. It will evolve and expand and collapse. You will hate it and love it and hate it again. You will want to change it, and you will, and you’ll regret that sometimes, and you’ll move forward. I’ve been a photographic artist for 10 years. That’s a DECADE, people! And in my fairly young life, that’s a third….

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Artist Journal, Volume 2

Artist Journal, Volume 2

There was a long period of time when I felt like everything I made had to be amazing. Screw that. I’m so far past that I think I might be going in the opposite direction. I liken it to choosing friends when you’re really young. At first, you want everyone to be your friend. You have an insatiable desire to be liked. And you quickly learn what behaviors are widely accepted and which are not, so perhaps, you adopt the…

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Creations: 1st Half of 2016

Creations: 1st Half of 2016

We are almost into June! That means that the first half of the year is almost over. In some ways I don’t like counting down or up throughout the year, always trying to get to the next big event. But in other ways it serves as a great way of checking in with ourselves to ask the simple but profound question: Am I doing what I love? I made a vow this year that I would not create unless I…

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Finding Your Place Among the Stars

Finding Your Place Among the Stars

A lot (and I mean an alarming lot) of people I know feel like they have no significance in this world. I’m not saying they are depressed necessarily, but that they simply don’t know what they are meant to do. They try out hobbies here and there but never commit to a passion. They complain¬†about not knowing what they are good at without really trying. And the biggest thing connecting them all? They are unique individuals, but none of them…

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