7 Tips to Jolt You Right Out of Your Artistic Rut

You work your butt off, spend a fortune on art books and workshops, and log in more museum hours than the people who work there.

And still, you feel stuck.

Why is this happening to you and why is it happening now?

Read the post to find out why and what you can do about it.

Why Don’t We Fit in?

Art that tries to offend no one is the visual equivalent of elevator music. Art that emanates from your soul will be loved…and hated.

Christopher Gallego Painting Studio, Brooklyn, NY 2008-2009

Selling Your Art? Stay Out of the Way

From the moment it’s available, ideally, from the moment you begin, don’t think of your art as your creation. Think of yourself as the caretaker. You simply helped the work along…

"How dare you not love my art."

The less time spent dwelling on a work in progress the more emotionally detached you become and the internal and external critics lose their power.