Want to avoid cyclical artist block?  Try immersing yourself in the lifestyle of making art instead of focusing on the outcome of any one finished piece. Most artists, whether they admit to it or not, have a desire for recognition.  Recognition can mean a lot of things depending on who you ask. For some people […]

For 9 painful years I suffered from artist block. It was something I never expected but what I’m learning is that it happens at some point to almost everyone. There are always excuses not to make art and some of them seem incredibly legitimate.  But after all those excuses when I was 4 weeks postpartum […]

Part of the creative process is knowing that you won’t LOVE every single thing you create but continuing on anyway. It’s easy to feel frustrated with something you’re working on and tell yourself, ‘maybe I’m not that good’. I’ve done that before. There’s this belief that if it doesn’t come easy then we aren’t talented […]