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.”

On Being You: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

On Being You: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

July 29, 2016

Hey guys, Welcome to Friday! It’s been a week of discovery around here. I’ve discovered something about myself the last several weeks that I finally have words for. Maybe you’ll relate: For awhile now I have been hiding too much of myself. Specifically with my art, I’ve hidden beneath splatters and grunge inks. Lately, has been … Read More

On Growing Up: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

On Growing Up: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

July 22, 2016

Hey guys! Welcome to Friday, I hope you’ve had a good week. My personal journey of “who I want to be when I grow up” is all over the place. As a child I wanted to be an artist—like my big brother (Well, that was after a policeman, fireman, clown, and several other things—but when … Read More

Why ask Why: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

Why ask Why: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

July 15, 2016

It’s been a quiet kind of week around here. That disturbing kind that also allows for reflection. The kind of quiet where sense can begin to be made, because there is space for questions to be asked and thoughts room to breathe.

It’s been awhile.

On Giving Up: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

On Giving Up: A MrJayMyers Week in Review

July 8, 2016

Hey guys, Do you ever get that kicked-in-the-shins-by-life feeling and it seems it’s just best to give up on being an artist? I do. The gut wrenching challenge presented at these times is, “Do I give up to the status quo or resist and fight?”. But why resist and fight when being an artist calls on us to … Read More