As an artist, it’s normal to hit roadblocks. Who are we kidding? Just being human it’s normal to run into obstacles- things that set us back. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to throw in the towel. In fact, that’s when you know you shouldn’t give up.
There’s truth to Stephen Spielberg’s statement “Amateurs wait for inspiration the rest of us just get to work.” Even still, you shouldn’t beat yourself up if you’re struggling to finish your project. We’ve all been there. The 4 step creative process is only a start.
For starters…..take a breather. Give yourself a chance to clear your head. What’s the problem? Chances are there is a reason for your creative block.
Then….ask yourself the most obvious questions:
The first two are easy fixes. The third might require a little more effort to overcome.
I’m not a therapist but I do have some life lessons that I’d like to share. I’ve been an artist since the day I was born and what I’ve learned is that how we handle the events in our life directly effect our creative process.
I’ll go over these in great detail in the posts that follow:
I promise you will be thrilled with the results.
Now let’s take a closer look at each…