Tag Archives: Critics

Discouragement

Artists can be prone to becoming discouraged.  We all know that.  Everyone knows at least one artist that became so discouraged that they gave up, even if for a short while.  But that’s an interesting thing.  Why does it take … Continue reading

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A Position of Strength

Something I’ve noticed is that the more you create, the more impermeable you become to destructive criticism.  Building up a body of work gives you the opportunity to judge your own work against your own standards, before anybody else need … Continue reading

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The Gentle Art of Encouragement

If you get known for your artistic output, sooner or later, somebody is going to show you something artistic they made and ask you for your honest evaluation and opinion.  This is your big chance to add to the stock … Continue reading

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Confidence

To me, this is an essential characteristic of any artist.  It is so hard to gain confidence and so easy to destroy it, but it is the certainty an artist requires, if they are going to create brave, original works … Continue reading

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