We artists always make creating look so easy don’t we? Well I’m going to be lifting the curtain and show you what we try to hide by introducing you to my pet boogey man: THE FEAR (A.K.A creative anxiety).
What THE FEAR feels like is a little voice in your head telling you you’ll never make it as an artist, that your paintings are terrible and you better give up now before you embarrass yourself. If you’ve heard that little voice, I’m here to tell you that you’re not alone and that I’ve found ways of coping with it.
In my very first vlog I’m hoping to reach out to other artists, aspiring creatives and anyone who enjoys getting mucky with art, music or words to discuss the dark side of creating and a very personal revelation that I had this year.
Over the last few years that I’ve been painting I’ve noticed a weird pattern emerging – I’ll start a painting in the morning, get caught up in it and have a blast painting it, then look back at what I’ve done in the…