What do you do when you’re unsure about the quality of your own artwork? Do you reach out, try to learn, ask for help? Or do you hole up and wait for the uncertainty to pass? Do you go public or do you hide?
I tend to hide. I like to show the good paintings and pretend the weaker ones never happened. Of course they happened. They happen to all of us. I just prefer not to admit it in public.
The only problem with that is that maybe I’m not the best judge. You get too close to your own vision, especially when things aren’t flowing easily and you’re working really hard to start them again. So right now I’m wondering if the turtle tendency helps or prolongs. To maybe find out, I’ve decided to test it.
For the next while, every couple of days on these pages I’m going to post that day’s work. Started, in-progress, more or less successful, finished or not, I’m just going to show. I want to find out if that takes off any pressure to make good.
What do you do when you’re unsure about quality? For now, this is me.
Who are you?
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