Quitting vs. Stopping... This topic always makes me cringe. The idea of quitting my passions forever... Shifting away from one passion and closing the door, to focus on another... It sucks, it's hard, and sometimes, arguably every time, it is necessary. Quitting, by definition, implies that "usually" you end something, or relinquish something permanently. Key … Continue reading Quitting Vs. Stopping
Exile. What a word.
Art transformations, Audience transformations, and everything in between the universe.
Today is a break from the art journey, and focusing aon a more broad term, "Flow." What does it feel like entering the flow-state? How does the flow-state direct your life?
This entry explores a raw moment in NIco's life, and he explores how art has changed him for the better.
The journey of the artist... It is a reflective experience to say the least. This blog post is reflections of my experience so far. Not only is there experimentation involved with an artist's career, but it goes deeper than that. Exploring style, competition, signatures, where to fit in within the art world, and why an artist creates are some topics that will be reflected upon.
The start of my art career did not begin with Painting on canvas. But, it was one of the most memorable experiences I have had. This post dives into the reflection of how it felt, what it meant, and how it has propelled me to where I am now.
So the main question I address here is "why?" Why did I begin creating art? "Why does any artist create anything?" As well as"Who is Nico Miller, the artist? And, who is Nico Miller, the human?
Framing any piece of art provides guidance for the observer to better "see." What this blog post discusses is my approach to how I Frame my art. How I guide observers' eyes to better "see" my art style.
Challenging the artist has not always been something to comprehend. Back in our cave-dwelling days, I think it is safe to assume that finger paintings of buffalo or lizards was not as thought out as we think today. Cave-dwellers created art without actually knowing they were creating art. Kind of an interesting topic in itself. Inside this excerpt, I take a look at why Finger painting is not just for kids, and in fact, how it takes us humans back to our roots.