Writing For Artists + Creatives
Tips for the Artist Statement + more
Do you have trouble writing about your visual work? Making a habit out of writing, in addition to outside perspective, feedback, and editing, are key to translating your great ideas into getting what you want: grants, exhibitions, new clients, and, of course, world domination.
The information below will help and inspire you to fit writing about your art or creative work into your schedule, plus some tools that might make your life a little better.
Articles to read:
How to write an amazing artist statement by Kind Aesthetic on Artsyshark
For fun: The Best Artist Statement Generator I've Seen Yet on Hyperallergic
Good advice for note taking: The Thirty Second Habit
How To Ask People for Things Via Email from 99U
Some tips on writing your artist statement from the Guardian
Tips to add writing to your practice:
Find an accountability buddy with whom you can share your statements and make progress on work together.
Make it enjoyable.
Keep a journal. Simple, but it works.
Mailchimp to create newsletters
Boomerang for emailing
The amazing Unsend button in Gmail
Rapportive to get to know who you are emailing with
Evernote to take notes digitally on any device