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.

Stop Worrying

Artists are a particularly worrisome bunch. We worry about everything,”Is my work good enough, will it be seen and appreciated, am I making any progress, will lesser talents get more recognition, can I ever measure up to the great masters?” 

on the spirit of play

Pablo Picasso Artists can get way too serious. Though I don’t always practice what I preach, I’m always telling my students to lighten up, with the reminder,”People; It’s just a painting! You’re not on trial.”  If that doesn’t work then I’ll belt out a bit of opera in my flat voice just to make them laugh. Richard Serra, arguably one of the most serious artists […]