Total Views: 1464Passion favors overtime: working beyond the schedule will often feel exciting and positive if you like what you do. When getting into the arts, all matters of craft are new and challenging; working additional hours leads to more progress, which in turn results in more happiness – it’s a perfect feedback loop. Yet … Continue reading “How do I handle overtime as an artist?”
How do I structure my work tasks as an artist?
Total Views: 1961Structuring your work requires an understanding of the various roles you have: what projects are you involved in, and what tasks these include. Some projects are temporary, while your core artistic practice will usually have a more permanent place in your work life. You can define goals for the current year, and even … Continue reading “How do I structure my work tasks as an artist?”
How do I structure my time as an artist?
Total Views: 1286An artist’s life can sound endlessly romantic to non-artists: self-expression, focus on aesthetics and an unusual disregard for social norms. Yet there can be no continuous self-expression without a reliable, balanced work structure; without it, artists aren’t likely to pursue their practice long-term. This structure is the consequence of decisions regarding two main … Continue reading “How do I structure my time as an artist?”
What’s the anatomy of work-life balance for artists?
Total Views: 1391An ideal work-life balance will have an equilibrium between the requirements of your professional and personal lives; instead of conflicting with each other, they have an equal, balanced position – which can enable synergies between the two. For people who over-identify with their job, this balance can be hard to reach and maintain. … Continue reading “What’s the anatomy of work-life balance for artists?”