A lot of artists struggle with their mental health and it is often not easy for those outside of it to truly understand what this means. (Click to play video below) Working with artists from around the world has given us a unique insight into what this means and we wanted to share a few …
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Providing insight into the lives of artists, in their own words. It can be lonely being an artist and we hope sharing other artists journey will help other artists and creatives. This edition of Behind the Art is sponsored by Supporting you and your creativity. An Online Community for Creatives Creativity in Unity – A …
At the moment I am doing my best to stay true to my real self.
I do not want to conform to the needs of the art market, I just wish to keep creating what lets me express my honest feelings and interests.
Behind the Music 14th edition with King Orange. We talk with Ollie, Tom and Leo: “I find continued inspiration for our material mainly through life…”
I’ve always played acoustic and electric guitar and in recent years have played bass on lots of my own recordings.
I like to be fully involved in my musical projects and always have contributions to make to arrangements.
I’m a songwriter and see my playing as secondary to this.
In this fifteenth edition we talk with artist Mark Southern from the United Kingdom.
What are your struggles? To find an art body or patron that could help me through my difficulties.
Once I start on an image, I like to finish it the same day, which can take up to 12 hours depending on where the image wants to take me.
“I can have an outcome in my head of how I want an image to be, but in the end every image has taken it’s own course and almost made itself, I have just laid the foundation for it.”
“Then it is lots and lots of tweaking until my gut feels it is finished.”