For a long time, I debated whether or not to begin an art or writing blog. There were lots of reasons to consider it: I've always been the type of person to keep journals, I find quite a nerdy delight in note-taking, and I generally just love language.
In fact, if I had to pick the way I communicated with people from day to day, I'd definitely choose to write to them. There is something about writing that erases uncertainty, prevents miscommunication--at least for me.
Did I really need anything more?
Once I finished art school, the best technique I found for completing pieces was to have the goal of "publishing" them on my website. What better way to support this than with a blog that displays my in-progress projects, shows updates along the road to their completion, and ultimately pushes me to finish them?
And so, fellow artists, that is how I talked myself into starting a blog. Here's hoping mine is entertaining.