On Obscurity: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

On Obscurity: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

September 16, 2016

Hello All, Welcome to Friday night. I hope it will be a creative weekend for you. natecreekmore has asked for my feedback on how to get people to take a look at your work and how to make your way out of obscurity. Thanks for asking Nate! I was on Instagram for five years before I … Read More

Grow on Purpose: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

Grow on Purpose: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

September 12, 2016

Change and growth is on my mind a lot these days. We can change, it’s just really difficult to do—and takes time. We have to plan the changes we want to make. The plan does not have to be elaborate—but should be specific. The plan should more often, consist of what we need to remove than what we intend to add. Decision is the stripping away of things less important: Do I get my style just right/perfected or go for finished and as good as I can get it now? If you decide on style, then finished isn’t most important. Either way you grow. But, deciding on finished allows you to have something to share with the world and have growth.

On Process: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

On Process: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

August 12, 2016

Here is a process for an illustration I did recently. The original vision I had for this piece didn’t pan out the way I wanted. Here is what I wrote in my Instagram post when I posted the final:

“This isn’t what I saw in my head. I almost scrapped it last night, but I pushed forward. Sometimes you have to throw it away and start over, sometimes you just need to push it a bit and test yourself. I chose to push.”