Category: New Work

  • Ten Things I Hate About Making Art (And Why I Secretly Love It).

    Ten Things I Hate About Making Art (And Why I Secretly Love It).

    A Satirical Journey through the Seven Deadly Sins, Loneliness, White Pages, and Crocodiles Introduction Ah, the glamorous world of art-making! From the outside, it may seem like a dreamy endeavor filled with inspiration, creativity, and endless self-expression. But let’s peel back the curtain and dive into the satirical abyss of the ten things I absolutely…

  • Online Trolling

    Online Trolling

    Nurturing Your Creative Spirit: Thriving Amidst Online Trolling Introduction: In the digital age, sharing our artwork on the internet and social media platforms has become an integral part of our creative journey. However, this newfound accessibility comes with its own set of challenges. One of the most disheartening experiences an artist can face is encountering…

  • The Unlikely Encounter

    The Unlikely Encounter

    The Unlikely Encounter: A Young Monk and the Protestations of a Penguin Introduction: In the realm of artistic exploration, sometimes the most unexpected ideas take on a life of their own, transcending the initial whimsy and evolving into profound reflections. Such is the case with my current artwork—a depiction of a young monk engrossed in…

  • Protecting your Artwork

    Protecting your Artwork

    Safeguarding Your Artwork: Protecting and Responding to Unauthorized Use Introduction: As artists, sharing our creations online exposes us to the vast reach of the digital realm. However, it also comes with the risk of our artwork being stolen, appropriated, or used inappropriately. I want to explore practical strategies to protect your art, respond to unauthorized…

  • Traditional Artistic Techniques

    Traditional Artistic Techniques

    Let me share with you the various stages I go through with an image using ‘traditional techniques’, along with some insights into my tools and methods. 1: Initial “Thought Scribble” in my Sketchbook Every painting starts with a simple idea that I quickly sketch in my trusty sketchbook. It’s a rough outline of what I…

  • Hold the world!

    The Crocodiles will have something to say about all this.