This is just one study, and only of the United States, but it presents a fairly clear picture of those with an art degree. It shows that there is no direct correlation between an art degree and working as a practicing artist. I will look for similar studies in the UK and other countries to […]
What the heck IS a creative entrepreneur, after all?
I was writing a funding application the other day for my PHD and in my opening sentence I referred to creative entrepreneurs. Andrew challenged me: What exactly do you mean by that? How would you define that? I struggled. Which is funny because I have an MA in Creative Entrepreneurship, I write a blog about […]
Don’t Let Perfectionism Block Creativity
J. S. Bach and the Value of Getting On With It
Last night I attended a very good performance of Bach’s St John Passion at The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. I find it terribly relaxing to sit for 2 hours just listening to music – my average day is so scattered and all over the place that the focus of two hours on music […]
Don’t think about making art….
Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art. Andy Warhol
A Google Gift for Writers
Google has offered a major gift for writers with Panda, its new formula for ranking websites. Not too long ago all they looked at was how frequently certain keywords appeared on your pages. This led to a lot of keyword rich drivel which still landed pages high in search results. But no more. New Developments […]