June 15, 2016

Art & Life Lessons From Shaddy Safadi – One Pixel Brush

For those few who may not know him – Shaddy Safadi is the outspoken art director and co-founder of One Pixel Brush – a cutting edge studio producing concept art for AAA titles. The studio’s mission, as Shaddy outlines it, […]
January 10, 2016

Why Going Down the Wrong Path Is The Right Thing To Do

Many of us are stuck in perfectionist mode. I know that feeling all too well. I’m a perfectionist. I used to think that’s a feature. I used to think that’s good, to accept nothing but perfection. I remember years ago […]
November 8, 2015
The one thing that will make you a better artist

The One Thing That Will Make You a Better Artist

There are no guarantees with anything. Life is just too unpredictable and there are always too many variables to be able to state anything with certainty. Having said that, if you apply what’s within this video and persevere for long […]
November 3, 2015
Post Apocalyptic City InPursuitOfArt Learn Squared

Learn Squared Term 1 – My Notes and Insights From All Four Courses With Anthony Jones, Maciej Kuciara, Jama Jurabaev and Ash Thorp

There are probably a lot of people out there wondering about the Learn Squared courses. Put together by some of the biggest names in the concept art industry – Anthony Jones, Maciej Kuciara, Jama Jurabaev and Ash Thorp – I […]
February 26, 2015
Self-Taught-University-Art School

Art School, University or Self Taught – My Worthless 1st Class Degree

This is a video that I’ve wanted to make for a very long time. I’ve been wanting to make it since before I was making videos. The reason being is that I believe that if you go through a bad […]
January 26, 2015
Stop-Procrastinating

Why You Never Improve & How to Fix That – The Lag Effect

In many ways our brains are like computers. We work with data, with external information, we process it and compute a result. With computers it’s pretty easy to see when something goes wrong. There is almost always immediate feedback. If […]
October 25, 2014

Seeking out Difficulty to Become Better, 1000 Steps to Your Goal, Update

It’s been awhile since my last post. To be honest I couldn’t even remember when I last had a chance to give you guys an update… I thought there would be no way to possibly write a post that covers […]
September 13, 2014
Stop-Procrastinating

Art is War

Everyone can walk the path, but not everyone will. Art is war. It’s a daily grind against complacency, procrastination, taking it easy and conforming. When I was a kid I used to love going to the gym. I loved the feeling […]
August 31, 2014
Stop-Procrastinating

Learn to give things up – Finding Balance

Learn to give things up – finding balance   The first image that comes to mind when thinking of balance is most likely the scales of justice. It’s an iconic idea used in sculpture, painting, illustration… you name it. A […]
June 3, 2014
Stop-Procrastinating

Stop Giving Up

How many times have you thought to yourself “This is it, this is the last time I do this”, the last day I slack off on my work, the last time I waste the whole day playing games, the last time I […]