Themis at MCM

It was a pleasure and a great experience to be invited to MCM Comic Con London, on the press run of “Lucid The Dreamwalker” last weekend. I met the creator, Oraine Johnson in 2017 at the AfroFlux FluxCon, where there was a screening and panel about this project. Seeing where it is today, is amazing,…

Art Feature: Ameesha

Ameesha Smith-Green has been a book editor for just over a decade. She started out side-hustling alongside a full-time job, then worked in-house for a book publisher for a few years before escaping the 9-5 to become a travelling freelancer—an also adventurous lifestyle also known as a “digital nomad”. On a year-long round-the-world tour with…

My Purpose Is…

Creating art? Learning a new instrument? Starting a business? Let’s consider our unique selling points and are any of them currently working? If you weren’t already aware, most people buy into you, not your services or products. In this case, you’ll definitely be in a position to offer them a lot more than they may…

Need vs. Want

Your business needs will always come before your business wants. It would be great to have everything you’d like just ready for your business operations, but in some cases it’s working alone into the early hours of the morning, for the majority of the week. I’ve worked with individuals who have these extremely great ideas,…

Teach Me Photography?

Of course – always happy to teach what I know. We can go through some of the basic skills needed but it ultimately comes down to what you like to see through the vision finder – what would you want to spend 3 to 6 hours photographing and not get bored by, within the first…

Those Coloured Pencils

Most of my recent artwork has involved me drawing andcolouring, outside the lines of course, to finish up project requests. But itreminded me of a time many, many years ago when this wasn’t the case. One thingI used to be afraid to use in my artwork was colour. A coloured pen, felt-tips,paints, you name it…

A Red Flag

…or a few, for that matter. When is enough, enough? When do you know that the job or project you’re working is not in line with your personal/business values? I’m a part of a few WhatsApp business groups and in some of them, we engage in really productive discussions. One of the questions posed recently…