As a modern artist, I rely on others to see and like my art enough to purchase it. And it’s a competitive field. Once upon a time, artists had people support them as they produced work. Patrons, angels, investors… And the financial backing provided by those patrons allowed the artist to do what they loved … More Everyone Needs Support
I am tired. You probably are, too. We have lived in a state of near-constant alertness for over a year. When we let our guard down, the world as it is now swoops in to remind us that we are fragile, mortal, and fallible. When we get our hopes up, the world creeps in to … More A Eulogy for Days Bygone
Another catastrophe has struck Southeast Louisiana and I’m here again with my tips on how to save photos that were damaged in flooding or by rainwater. Check out the whole PDF here: https://bit.ly/3DBEc5Z Have questions or need help? Email me! firstname.lastname@example.org or visit my website: http://www.esneaultedits.com
Hello, summertime. Deep, meandering thoughts from an artist who is managing kids and trying to make new art during the longest/shortest season of the year… I know I’ve written about this before, but summer is so strange for me. It has always felt heavy and bittersweet, even as a child. My birthday is in the … More Impermanence
An article popped up from a friend on my social media feed: “Feeling Blah During the Pandemic? It’s Called Languishing.” I clicked the New York Times link and read about that middle ground between the valleys of depression and the peaks of feeling good: languishing. It is something that we have been faced with as … More Languishing
Greetings to those of you that hang around my quiet corner of the internet. The beginning of the year is always a whirlwind for me. I thought it would be quieter during a pandemic, but no. Just as busy. Also, I was hard at work on something in the background… Would you like to see … More New Book, Who Dis?
Pride is a sin, I know. My great-grandmother reminded me of that all the time. Anytime I get ready to feel the tiniest bit proud of something, I shrink back and say, “No, it’s okay if I don’t say anything.” This year has been ridiculously absurd and strange, like some alternate reality or prequel to … More Successes and Accomplishments Amid the Absurdity of 2020
One of my absolute favorite pastimes is trolling photography credit card scammers. For those of you who don’t know, photographers and other small business owners/vendors get approached by scammers who request an event be photographed. Seems legit until they insist on paying with a credit card AND let you know that you can “do them … More Genevieve’s Gambit
…rolling right into Dumbfounded December. Just like that, I turned around and the month has passed me by… Hello. Been a minute. My regular depression and quarantine depression hooked up with my seasonal depression and it’s been a bit of a spiral. In the spirit of using my sense of humor to mask inner turmoil, … More Neurotic November…
Hurricane Zeta. We’re under another hurricane watch. At this point, nothing will surprise me. It’s exhausting.