So I deleted a lot from this blog today – namely 130 daily sketches.
I’ve been trying to rediscover and focus my talents on my art with a daily sketch every day this year. So far I’ve not missed one, which is quite satisfying in itself after almost 4 ½ months have passed. Until last week I was posting every single one of those images to this blog (with a little explanation text), Instagram (cropped to square) and on Twitter (linking to the associated blog post).
As seems to be the norm, I’d get a lot more likes on Twitter than views on this blog, and many more on Instagram. It was starting to feel to me like the blog shouldn’t be a repository for my art. It doesn’t display as a gallery of any sort, and the way people consume art seems to be quite disposable – it needs to be easy, a couple of seconds taking in the idea of what they see, maybe hit “like” and move on to the next distraction.
So I moved to DeviantArt. Here you will find all my daily sketches to date, all future pieces, and eventually other relevant art too. If you feel so inclined, you can also support my via DeviantArt as any and all pieces I post there will be available for purchase in a number of sizes and media.
Thanks for all the support I’ve received so far in this endeavour, and rest assured this blog isn’t over – it will just be more tightly focussed on my writing than my art.