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Coloured Pencil Junkie - I need more greens!

I'm a coloured pencil junkie and every now and again I place a big pencil order. Very often it's associated with working on artwork when I become concerned that I've run out of a colour or I'm down... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

All the mistakes you can make when submitting work to an art exhibition

Who hasn't had an awful experience when preparing for an exhibition? 16 things that can go wrong when submitting art to an exhibition Here's a list of things that can go wrong. If you leave a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Don’t Even Think About It: Overcome Decision Fatigue

Every day takes too much thought. - Gwen Meharg Gwen left this comment in our Art Career Success System private group. I was struck by her insight because I had been reading about this at the time. “Decision fatigue” is a real phenomenon in contemporary society. Show More Summary

The Four Parts of (Meeting) Speech

With a new academic year now begun, I’m noticing again how odd and awful meetings can be. People of strong intellect and good intent, when gathered over an agenda (or a lack thereof), so often get lost in weeds and hand-wringing. Words are spoken. Heads are nodded. And you leave the meeting without knowing what […]

How to Make Your Big Best Life with 90-day Goals

90-day goals are a wonder and a force of nature. Unless we are sleepwalking through life, we are all trying to get things done. It’s human nature to want to accomplish things. It’s also human nature... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

The John Busby Seabird Drawing Course & Bursaries

The Seabird Drawing Course was set up by the late John Busby and is an inspiring residency held in Scotland with access to the Bass Rock seabird colony. This post is about: he nature of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

London's Burning Festival - 350 years after 1666

Artists are heavily involved in the activities to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London which started on 2nd September 1666.   This weekend is all about Great Fire 350 in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Looking for a Breakthrough? Keep Working

The history of art is a history of artistic breakthroughs. Consider these significant achievements: - Scientific perspective - Oil painting, and then acrylics - Abstraction (Gasp! Art doesn’t have to be a window on the world?) - Photography...Show More Summary

"The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains" at the V&A Museum in 2017

I predict one of the most popular exhibitions of 2017 will be The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains at the V&A Museum - particularly as it marks a collaboration by the remaining members... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Kathryn Maple wins Sunday Times Watercolour Competition for second time

The artists winning the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards in the 29th Sunday Times Watercolour Competition have been announced - and Kathryn Maple who won in 2014 has won again. he competition aims to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Art Collectors and Instagram

Art collectors love Instagram. In terms of posting - it's a place where they can show off their own art collections - but don't need to write anything much beyond a few relevant hashtags In terms of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Assuming Traditional Female Roles with Your Art Career (Curious Monday)

Is it harder to be a woman and have an art career? I'm not talking about the fact that the art world is still male-dominated. I'm talking about juggling roles that are perceived to be held traditionally by women with your career as an artist. Show More Summary

Getting The Difficult Things Done (Podcast)

This month I asked artist/author/coach Cynthia Morris back to the podcast to discuss a topic that comes up often with my artist-clients. See if this sounds familiar. You have things you don’t want to do. It’s painful to even think about tackling them, but you know that you need to work through them in order to move forward. Show More Summary

In Your Wildest Dreams (Curious Monday)

No matter how many checklists you have, you can't begin to fathom the crazy things that could happen... the wacky things that people will say, think, or do. Has anyone ever installed your art upside down? Has anyone ever put a weirdShow More Summary

Why Everyone Should Follow Emma Watson on Twitter

This young actress may be humanity's brightest beacon of positive change for gender equality. Continue reading ? The post Why Everyone Should Follow Emma Watson on Twitter appeared first on Bil Gaines....

Bland Car Enthusiast: The Buick Avenir Concept

Buick's large concept sedan is basically the awesomest thing on four wheels. Check it out. Continue reading ? The post Bland Car Enthusiast: The Buick Avenir Concept appeared first on Bil Gaines....

Alright.

It's time to end this ridiculous debate. Continue reading ? The post Alright. appeared first on Bil Gaines....

How to Make Your Career Amazing with Mind Maps

You are in a box, and so am I. Everyone you know is, too. The rigidity helps us in many ways and hinders us in others. Your career is the one you made. You get the credit and glory. You also get to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Bland Car Enthusiast: The SMP Corp Parts App #sponsored

Disclosure: This is a sponsored blog; while the views expressed here are my own, I have received compensation from Standard Motor Products, Inc., to review information. Making my own fixes to my car is not something I do very often, … Continue reading ? The post Bland Car Enthusiast: The SMP Corp Parts App #sponsored appeared first on Bil Gaines.

Hilma af Klint is My Jam

Who was this amazing artist, and how have I never heard of her? Continue reading ? The post Hilma af Klint is My Jam appeared first on Bil Gaines....

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