There are a lot of names to call this "now what" stage: art block, depression, a quarter life artist crisis even. All I seemed to have learned from making art is that not one single artist can seem to avoid a period of doubt, depression, and a lack of creation.
First and foremost, I am an art historian as well as an artist, and this completely guides my artistic choices that I make and what influences me. I do try to let my work speak for itself but that would not be quite right to completely ignore the influences and the history of pigment and painter that have existed before my work and me.
if you want a job you are passionate about, it is all about location, location, location. ( But no one tells you that these locations are normally the big cities that cost a lot of money to live in, commute to, or move to in general)
This article was written by Chelsea Kenna on tumblr at chelseakenna.com If you have been feeling artistic burnout lately, this is an amazing article to read! It definitely improved my thought process and steps to get over artistic burnout. I am by no means getting over it fast but every little bit helps, as this article …
Every artist chooses o make art for some reason, and many make art due to a mental or physical struggle. This is my story.