Blog

The Creative Addiction

Having a creative mind is like having an addiction. Don’t misunderstand me. It doesn’t necessarily result in copious amounts of artistic output, as many of you know. In fact it often leads to the flip side of the coin, constantly stalling or putting off the next step or stage, escapism, or distraction. Why?

Read More

One Step Further

We live in an era where we can't make up the excuses we used to. Anything is possible. We generally have access to the tools to make this project happen, but it's fraught with the pain of "what if". What if it doesn't sell, what if i get bad reviews, what if I'm rejected? Here's the thing...nothing in this world is guaranteed. 
 

Read More

Artist or Fraud

It's a big word, FRAUD. It has all kinds of connotations with it, and the whole concept has a dirty vibe to it. That's what i felt. Like my dirty secret would eventually get out, and I'd be exposed as nothing more than a pretender, a fake, a low-life wanna-be. Pretty intense, hey. Yet people were paying me good money to write and perform music, i was getting great reviews, the projects i was working on received world-wide acclaim, there were awards and interviews....how was this possible if i was faking it?

Read More

Fear and Excitement. Are they the same?

Standing in front of a crowd who hang on everything you deliver is pretty intense, and in the studio you have an extremely short time slot to come up with some kind of magical essence that will move people. There is one simple thing that can make all the difference to anyone who finds themselves in a nervous situation...the perception of fear and excitement.

Read More

Cup half full

Things don't MAKE you unhappy. You CHOOSE to feel that way. Either you see things as a cup-half-full or a cup-half-empty

Read More
art
being-creative
business
change
collaboration
coping
design
environment
equipment
film
friends
headspace
help
home-life
inspiration
learning
love
motivation
muscular-rose
music
nature
people
poetry
process
projects
sharing
simon-rigby
study
sustainability
video
visual art
writing

Site designed by Simon Rigby and Tania Rose. Built by Simon Rigby. Managed with SiteScope. All content © Tania Rose 2015 - 2016.