I am a strong believer in women’s rights and the importance in creating a society where everyone is equal. I want women to feel empowered, and whilst the series of paintings I am working on started as just something I did for my enjoyment, I think the art and the story should reflect that message...Read More
Finding your voice as an artist seems to be a hot topic in the art community, whether that is immersing yourself into freelance work, working out of a studio or developing a clear style and pursuing personal projects. For me it comes in the form of following what feels right stylistically and pursing a series of paintings surrounding a specific subject matter...Read More
One of the biggest things we face every day is the fear of failing. Whether that is failing at our job, failing as a mother, a father, a friend or as a husband, wife or partner. We all face it. We all go through it. We all doubt ourselves in one way or another...Read More
July is over, and the summer holidays are in full swing. After another busy month I am feeling pretty great about what the future holds, and some of the exciting things we have lined up at Jack Baker Art. But more on that at a later date...Read More
I haven’t been in the art industry for that long. I don’t claim to be an industry veteran. But a pressing issue within the industry has become apparent to me over the last few years, and that is artists who do this as a hobby and charge very low rates.
Here are 7 reasons why it is bad to undercharge for art...Read More
I have decided that as a new series of blogs, it would be interesting to write about what I got up to in the month just gone, and so I am starting today with what we did here at Jack Baker Art in the month of June.
First of all...Read More
I’ve watched and read my fair share of painting tutorials, and a common theme that stands out to me is the lack of focus around painting details. Hell, in my last tutorial I didn’t once mention detail. Should I have?Read More
Sometimes I will have a very clear idea for a painting, others I will have no idea and just go with the flow. This painting was the latter...Read More
have been going through some changes recently of how I run my business, and the direction I want to take it in. My wife's recent changes of circumstances has lead us to combining forces to grow as a business and reinvent the brand we want to portray. My original focus being purely on client work, pushing my personal projects aside...Read More