Art


Listen To Your Self

When considering the most iconic paintings of human history, the image of Michelangelo’s near-touching hands belonging to Adam and God may beam into your mind. The painting, The Creation of Adam, sits as part of a composition that stretches over 500 square metres of the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling. Despite its highly recognisable nature, it was …


Work With What You Have

Picture this: An injured Japanese Samurai warrior finds himself in search of a place of rest in a quiet bamboo forest. He quietly steps over any fallen branches, fearing that the noise would attract unwanted visitors. Despite his careful footing, he trips and catches his fall on a large bamboo trunk and thus makes a …


The Subtle Art of Eating Out Alone

One day I found myself enjoying a lunchtime meal with my girlfriend in my hometown Carluccio’s (an exquisite Italian restaurant chain) when I noticed something interesting. There was a well-dressed man sat in the corner of the restaurant tucking into his Calamari starter, equipped with a glass of champagne. Interestingly the man was sat by himself, clearly …


I Stopped Asking These 3 Questions and Immediately Became a Better Artist.

‘Can I be doing more to encourage more creativity to surface itself from its precious depths?’ This is something I have gotten answers for previously — but it was instead asking: ‘Can I be doing less to encourage more creativity to surface itself?’ that gave me a tremendous career-changing boost. Oh, and the answer is …