I spent a happy few hours yesterday painting the Different Strokes from Different Folks project, and blew out some of the doubts and negative energies that have been assailing me, though I must say for the first hour or so my overriding sensation was one of fear and panic - performance anxiety? Until little things started happening with the watercolour like
which just made me remember how I love this stuff and to enjoy the process. I've also been devouring various articles, such as the latest Painter's Keys clickback and Karin Jurick's pep talk on motivation on DSFDS, which addressed many of my ponderings, and dipping into my copy of Art & Fear... it's wonderful how you can send out a little SOS to the world at large, and the answers come flowing in.
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