Failure is vital

When I talk to people about pursuing their creative dreams, I’m often asked ‘What if I fail?’ The thing about creative work is not if you’ll fail, because you will, repeatedly. Every writer has a drawer filled with terrible words, every artist has sketchbooks filled with ugly drawings, every film maker has hours of unwatchable…

The Importance of Choosing Your Work

Back in 2005, when I was working at Relic, a small group of artists would regularly get together for life drawing. They would each take turns as the model while everyone else drew. As an aspiring artist, I occasionally joined them to eke out whatever practice and knowledge I could. The amount of art talent…