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Ten drawings that motivate me to make art

Art is hard. It often looks easy from the outside. ‘I could have done that,’ says Jane. ‘But you didn’t,’ says Peter. That’s art. A true artist is not born. They are certainly not made overnight. Art is the result of a series of events that came together thanks to a commitment. A decision made…

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How I get more done using these four simple prompts

Today, I could have hated myself. I got out of bed late and spent the morning watching Tai Lopez videos. Years ago, this would have annoyed me, but since then, I’ve learned the value of mixing my routine up a bit; to relax and play. I do, however, love being productive. I love to make…

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How I maintain a strong belief in my creative work

Isn’t there enough art in the world already? Why would I need to create yet more content? How can I stay motivated if there are thousands of people out there who make amazing art; who provide a brilliant service; who have outstanding products? I’ve seen so little ‘success,’ and I’ve lost motivation to make more….

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The beauty of white noise for my focus

I’ve always been hypersensitive and can get overwhelmed by thinking. I can be wholly incapacitated physically, even though a party’s going on in my head. So I like to work in cafes and public spaces to avoid losing my mind by myself in my room. But in these places I can get fidgety and distracted,…

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How to be a creative genius

I give up when the work I make sucks. When I hate it. I give up when my failure stares right back at me telling me that I have wasted my time. I give up when I am not seeing the results I was hoping for, soon enough. I am impatient that way. I give…

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