A place to rest

Great examples of negative space

The Power of Negative Space

This article is about why YOU (not your designs) also need “whitespace”. Let’s breathe and keep open the element of possibility! It’s mid-way through the semester this week – let’s get some headspace (and if you aren’t familiar with this app, I highly recommend it for dealing with anxiety. You can get 14 days for free to see if you like it!)

AIGA + Great books

Great resource: AIGA Career Guide

Many of you were discussing your future plans, and how the many options we have as artists/designers can be exciting and also daunting. Let’s continue to talk about this! I don’t have all the answers, but I’m here for you. 

Do you know about AIGA? Check this out too.

A couple of books that I really love regarding these same topics. 

“Art and Fear” by David Bayles. Click here for a free PDF read!

Great article on “The Crossroads of Should and Must” by Elle Luna

The Artists Way by Julia Cameron

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Big Magic: Creative Living beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

Steal like an Artist by Austin Kleon

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work by Mason Currey

Art, Inc by Lisa Congdon

ART/WORK: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career

And.. so much more.

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