Top 3 Lies Artists Tell Themselves

Aside

The top 3 lies artists tell themselves. An introspective look at insecurity and passion. Great piece by KW illustrates.

KW illustrates

I often wish I could turn off my brain. It is so easy to psych myself out before even picking up a pencil, charcoal, paintbrush, or wacom pen. Too much stuff starts sloshing up there between my ears. I realize that most of it is just lies brought about by fear. But like I always tell my kids, courage is doing something despite being afraid. So I present to you….

My top 3 lies that an artist needs to banish from his head and how to combat them.

  1. This has been done before.
    Maybe so but not by YOU. Everyone has a different perspective. There is room in the world for your unique perspective.
  2. Other artists are better than me.
    Also might be true but who cares? How do artists get better? By doing. That’s how anyone gets better at their craft. Enjoy it. Be excited about learning. Be inspired…

View original post 122 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s