May 2, 2017
In this week’s blog, I’m happy to introduce you to guest writer, Ben Egerton.
Originally from the UK he now lives in Wellington NZ, where he is writing his PhD in poetry and theology.
I met Ben 1.5 years ago when I was looking for a collaborator for my Bodies of Art boo...
April 27, 2017
An Underwater Adventure!
Today I will share a story with you - a story about the craziest body art shoot I have ever done...
It has been quiet here on the blog for a little while.
I've been busy putting the finishing touches on the Bodies of Art book, as well as pr...
February 19, 2017
We've all been there. We've been there many times.
We start out with a great idea, enthusiasm and what feels like endless amounts of energy. Then slowly we produce less and less. We get distracted or busy with other things.
Our artwork - whether that be a painting, a scu...
February 13, 2017
I have been so excited to do this interview, and to share Mandi´s story with you guys!
Firstly I must apologize that this post is a week late - I have been so so busy planning towards my upcoming Kickstarter campaign.
But in return I promise it is going to be a post jam...
January 22, 2017
To the outside world artists are often seen as these abstract creatures.
Some of us are nocturnal; we sleep during the day and work late into the night. Others are early birds, hard at work even before the sun is up.
Many prefer solitude when working.
We are often ve...
January 15, 2017
8 reasons why I can´t live without this book....
I can´t believe no one told me about this book until I found in on the shelf at Real Groovy in Auckland recently. Then when I told my art friends about it, it turned our they already knew! Worst kept secret I say.
January 12, 2017
Being able to travel with what i do, is one of the favorite parts of my job.
I love sharing my passion, and receive new inspiration in return.
A few weeks ago I went to Shanghai with Weta Workshop, to do a live body art demonstration for a big exhibition opening.
January 7, 2017
Today we will explore the importance of documenting your art. Whether you are a photographer, a writer or a sculptor, this is incredibly important.
I want to define the difference between documenting your PROGRESS and your PROCESS and why they are both essential.
December 25, 2016
In this post I hope to give you some inspiration for coming up with New Year´s resolutions, and tools for how you stick to them.
New Year's resolutions is a tradition, in which a person makes a promise to do an act of self-improvement. Creating deep, lasting change is o...
December 16, 2016
I probably have one of the most unusual jobs in the world.
I´m an artist who use the human body as my canvas. With paint I create living pieces of art.
But what is body painting really, and why have I chosen this peculiar art form as my medium?In this post I want to give...
What goes on 'Behind the Scenes'?
The Human Canvas
How to Write About Art
How to Overcome 5 Types of Creative Blocks!
Learning from the Best;
an Interview with Master Photographer Mandi Lynn.
3 Types of Art Collaborations
- and How to Survive Them!
My Little Black Book of Art Secrets!
One Night in Shanghai
How to Document your Work
Creative New Year´s resolutions;
and 5 tips for sticking with them
behind the scenes