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Sharing Artwork

Before my foundation I found it very difficult to share work online. I would only show stuff I thought was worth posting. However since finishing my foundation and starting this blog back in June of this year I have grown in confidence to not only share the good, but also the bad. I do this for myself as a way of documenting progress and reflection. As a very visual person with the way I think and someone who is constantly switched on I am very forgetful and use sites like Facebook and Instagram as a way of documenting. I like to use Instagram as a visual journal but also as a way of looking back over my progress so that when I'm in a low mood with work or in general I can look back and remember to good times.

I have found some of my favourite illustrators and artists on Instagram and Facebook. Through this I have been constantly motivated and inspired by these people to have the confidence to share my work too. Another thing I like to do is share the work of artists whose work I like. I do this because I think sharing within the art world is something that people don't really do. I think communication and sharing within the arts is fundamentally important. It is important to support each other in something that we all get great pleasure from.

This is something I hope to do on my blog. I interview artists, write about the work of people who inspire me to document it in once place but also to say thank you to people who continue to motivate me.

Over the last couple of weeks I have been lacking in confidence with my own work and even writing about art seems to be a struggle. I am trying to find a way to get back into it.


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