As artists, it’s easy to simply know that your artwork will, oftentimes, outlive you, and part of your legacy on the world can be quantified through your artistic journey and the creations you made (and possibly even the impact you had on the art world) while you were alive. But not all of us can aspire to the fame and notoriety that many artists climb to. Many artists are happy enough creating, and though they’d love to sell a few works to someone who may permanently collect them, they don’t put much thought into ways to leave a permanent artistic legacy behind – why would you?Continue reading What happens to your body of art when you die?
While making a post on a social media platform the other day, I hit a viral status. Immediately I made the move, as artists often do, to share some projects I’m working on, things for sale, places to follow me, et cetera. I always have something going on, so I’m eager to share any of the many things I’m working on. Someone commented to let me know how “foolish” I was to link these things, and how by adding links I was apparently devaluing the post somehow or making it seem like an ad. The comment irritated me, and though I should know by now not to engage with what is effectively a troll, I did engage. I replied, and they got nasty back, but the reason I had replied in the first place was because I thought it was important to make my side public to anyone that shared the same opinion. It’s very simple:
I am an artist, not a content creator.Continue reading Dear Social Media, I am an artist, not a content creator
I don’t post a lot about computer issues and their solutions (after all, this is not a tech blog), but when I do, it’s because the solution is not readily available on a quick search. I want to post about this particular issue that may have you tearing out your hair, as I was tearing out mine working on it. If you just need the solution and don’t want to hear how or why, you can skip to the solution here.Continue reading Can’t update Mac OS Big Sur – Download failed – The signed AP ticket could not be found
It’s a tiny bit early, but I wanted to make sure that everyone got a nice holiday greeting (or two) from me this year, so I’ve decided to attach my yearly in review to this blog post as well.Continue reading Happy Holidays and Onward to 2019!
If you follow me on social media, you may already know that I like to participate in Inktober every year. If you don’t know about Inktober, essentially it’s a drawing-a-day project meant to just keep you drawing. There’s not really any official rules to it, but some people come up with themes or prompts for things to draw each day. Personally, I just commit to ink, and draw whatever happens to come into my mind. Continue reading Inktober 2018