Herding Fish

coaching for artists and makers

Good Enough

Good Enough

The expectation that an artist’s work keeps improving can leave us feeling ours isn’t good enough, and envious of other people’s success. Multiple projects Spinning all the art practice plates is pretty exhausting. Most of us have multiple projects running at any one...

The meaning behind your work

The meaning behind your work

My coaching work often explores the meaning behind clients’ work and how to articulate those underlying themes to their audience. As artists we communicate our ideas visually, but the words we use also form part of the viewer’s response. For example in our chosen...

Balancing Creativity

Balancing Creativity

I’ve been thinking about different stages that exist in an artist or maker's practice and how the state of mind that takes a deep dive into a new idea or material is very different to the one that makes project plans or writes an application, or sets up an online...