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A Walk through the Seasons with Michelle Bowden
April 19, 2018

Michelle Bowden’s Reflection is a beautiful stop-motion animation which captures the body walking through the different seasons and places. Her work truly reflects how you can lose yourself in nature and also from the stresses that burden the mind.     Michelle Bowden got inspiration for her piece from Roseanne Sarah Ganley’s, Creative Thoughts – Read the full article…

Let’s Talk About Mental Health and Art – with Sam Spicer
March 21, 2018

Sam Spicer is an illustrator on Pop My Mind who creates bold, expressive paintings using ink. In Autumn 2017 Sam won the call-out Let’s Talk on Pop My Mind with her submission From a Stone. The opportunity was curated by Roseanne Ganley, another member of the PMM community, in order to open up conversations about Read the full article…

The Working Process of Sarah Bale
March 9, 2018

Fine artist Sarah Bale creates work right next to the Pop My Mind office (lucky us!) since we are both part of the creative business and artist space the Waterfront Studios in Ipswich. In this interview, Sarah takes us behind the scenes into her inspiring creative process, working space and curation experience. What do you Read the full article…

Introduction to ambient music with artist Mystline ミスト
January 5, 2018

Music producer and guitarist Mystline ミスト has been popping minds on Pop My Mind for over a year with their incredible ambient audio tracks. Mystline ミスト  creates many of their pieces in the music software Fruit Loops Studio, which allows them to create and sample music digitally. Fear – Mystline ミスト Mystline’s Fear was created in response to Read the full article…

Meet the Artist – Bethany Freer Talks about her Creative Process
December 20, 2017

This month we got in touch with the talented Bethany Freer to create a ‘Meet the Artist’ video with us! Give the video a watch to find out more about Bethany’s art technique, what gets her inspired and what she has to say about Pop My Mind (lots of good things, thanks Bethany!). “It’s not just Read the full article…

How to Melt Borders with Matlakas
December 4, 2017

Last month we picked the amazing Matlakas as our winner of our monthly bursary the Invention Award for his piece Melting Borders! Matlakas is an Italian artist who came to London in 2006, establishing his first studio and at the same time operating with intervention for various events and residencies worldwide. Find out more about Matlakas’ Read the full article…

How Bethany Jane Freer explores Surrealism and the unconscious
August 17, 2017

Bethany Jane Freer was our Invention Award winner for the challenge What Can You Do in 3 Minutes? by Simba Sleep. Her animation 3 Minute Poem was an original and creative interpretation on the challenge to show through video what someone can make in three minutes. We highly recommend you watch it here. With a strong understanding Read the full article…

An introduction to Double Exposure photography with Sat Biswas…
June 8, 2017

At Pop My Mind we encourage artists, aspiring and established, to create from what they see, hear or read. Any form of art is welcomed on our platform where you are free to let your creative mind run free. To see how Pop My Mind works or to see current submissions on the site please follow Read the full article…

A look at surrealism in digital artist Alvaro Sánchez’ work
April 13, 2017

Pop My Mind is a creative online platform that challenges artists, aspiring and established, to produce works that are inspired by what they see, hear and read on the website. To find out more about how Pop My Mind works or to see current submissions, please follow the link here. In this article we will Read the full article…

Creating Soundscapes in Response to Photography: Interview with Audio Obscura
March 21, 2017

Neil Stringfellow, known as Audio Obscurer on Pop My Mind, has contributed some stunning soundscapes to our website since he first arrived. His first piece Suburban Train was awarded the Invention Award for December 2016! We thought it was a really effective and imaginative use of sound – I love how it slowly builds up and up until Read the full article…

Exploring Spirituality in Olivia FJ’s Digital Work
March 6, 2017

Olivia FJ  is an animation student at Norwich University of the Arts. She is also a member of Pop My Mind. Olivia joined in March 2016, submitted five pieces of work and has inspired the creation of two more pieces.   Spiritual Healing is an understated image created using an art app on Ipad. The soft colours and simplicity Read the full article…

Bridging Fine Art and Functional Products: Interview with Callum Brown
February 22, 2017

Callum Brown was November 2016’s Invention Award winner due to creating Cold Fire – a 3D sculptural piece – after being influenced by artist Tatiana Susvaliuc’s painting. The Invention Award is a £50 bursary for the Pop My Mind community which rewards our most innovative content created in response to another piece of work every month. We Read the full article…

Introducing Steve Joyce: Exploring Negative Space in Printmaking and Collage
January 26, 2017

Pop My Mind is a creative forum where artists, musicians, writers, painters and creatives of any kind can post their work inspired by the work they see, hear or read on the site. From there, their work can inspire other pieces. Learn more about how Pop My Mind works or check out some the artwork Read the full article…

Invention Award Winner: Emily Godden
January 18, 2017

Emily Godden is a fine artist studying an MA at The Cambridge School of Art, specialising in printmaking, and has been a member of Pop My Mind since August 2015. She is also a winner of Pop My Mind’s Invention Award for her piece titled Medis Informacija.  In her interview with Curator Laurel Berry, Emily describes the intricate process required to create something Read the full article…

Featured Artist: Frederic Belaubre
December 21, 2016

Pop My Mind is site that encourages artists of all types to create work inspired by art pieces that they find on the site. In this way, the artist can see their art change and grow based on how it is interpreted by others. Frederic Belaubre joined Pop My Mind in April 2016. Since then he has Read the full article…

Featured Artist: Martin Swan
December 8, 2016

Pop My Mind is a creative website that allows artists of all types to express themselves in a number of ways and post their work for other artists to see. What makes Pop My Mind unique is that all of the work on the site was made for the site. Each piece is inspired by Read the full article…