How we might continue to educate ourselves as artists?
It's clear form the 8 Mini Steps for Creative Growth, that in order to continue to grow healthily as creatives, we constantly need to be looking at how to expand our knowledge and awareness in all aspects of our creative practice.
Since it's the time of year when all the world is going back to school, I invite you to think about what you might like to learn over the coming ‘school’ year to enhance your art-life.
Notice I used the word ‘like’ rather than ‘need’!
Too often we focus on the practical and forget that it is equally important to feed the spirit in order for our practice to grow.
That said, it maybe practical skills that feel the most urgent for you right now.
This is your education, you are free to choose!
Study Ideas for artists and creatives
Here are some areas you might look at expanding through study:
Look out for more free resources
Why not set aside a little time this week to think about what you might learn?
In the next article in this series, I’ll be looking at a variety of free online resources we can use to expand our art education without leaving home.
In the meantime, follow my Free Resources for Artists board on Pinterest. I'll be updating it regularly with new free education ideas.