Tag Archives: Imperfection

Hurry Up and Make Mistakes

Many artists become so afraid of producing artworks of sub-standard quality, that they never produce anything at all.  Unless it meets their imagined ideal of what they ought to be able to produce, they procrastinate and make excuses, instead of … Continue reading

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Can You Edit or Proof Read Your Own Work?

Have you ever done this?  Go back to some of your earlier posts and look for the grammatical, spelling or word choice errors.  I guarantee you will find them. Most of my posts are written in a hurry and usually … Continue reading

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Why Do We Bother?

What fuels your art and creativity?  Can you analyse your artistic impulse and find the well spring from which it issues?  In short, given how hard it is to create great art, how much time it takes, how much skill … Continue reading

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Flawed Genius

It was said that the Chinese used to believe that a work of art was not complete and whole, unless it had some kind of flaw in it.  Perfection was not the goal, something with a human stamp of imperfection … Continue reading

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