Nine Sure-Fire Ways to Kill Your Artistic Productivity Christopher Gallego, Surf #4, 2020 Oil on Wood, 6 x 11 in. May 15, 2020 Pinpoint the Habits that Hold You Back. Then Do the Opposite. Simple, yes? Mmm, no. Because our habits, good and bad, make us feel comfortable. And don’t we artists love to be comfortable? Comfort helps us feel inspired. Problem with comfort […]
Christopher Gallego June 7, 2019 12 Comments The things we most regret in life are the things we never tried. Boy, do I disagree with that one. Disagree because the older I get, the more I lament over the moronic, humiliating, sometimes devastating blunders I committed as a young artist. Things that I never should have tried but did anyway, emboldened by the rationale, Ah, […]
Forget about creating a masterpiece. Create the state of mind that will allow you to create a masterpiece.
Working hard at your craft is not the same as working toward growth.
Working toward growth means taking big scary chances with your art and risking failure.