I tend to go through alternating minimalist and maximalist cycles when it comes to acquiring stuff – and when it comes to taking on hobbies! Recently, I’ve been in an expansive, more-more-more phase: I started watercolor, explored various related arts like gouache and ink, got a ton of different supplies, tried new things. Now I’m entering the restrictive phase of the cycle, where I pare things down and decide what to focus on and what to let go.
Decluttering My Art Supply Closet, Part II: Does it spark joy?
Last time, I talked about how to decide which media you want to keep in your art supply closet. I chose to devote most of my room to my main hobby, watercolor. But does that mean I should keep everything? Since it’s a hobby I got into recently, I have done a ton of experimenting … Read more