Does the thought of doing a review of your creative work and career over the past year give you the shivers?
Then chances are your year didn’t go as well as you’d hoped.
But don’t despair! By asking the right questions, your year review can be a source of energy. It can change the way you view the outgoing year and leave you refreshed and ready for a great year ahead.
But what do I mean by the ‘right questions’?
I confess. The idea of creating a completely new body of work and phasing out my use of acrylic paint is daunting.
It sent me into a short creative block.
“I’ve been working consistently on my project but I seem to be taking two steps forward and three steps back,”
A client said this to me during the week.
“Me too,” I replied.
“This too is the work.”
In the final part of my Artist in Lockdown series, I look at how acceptance can lead us to embrace new opportunities.
(Listen or read the transcript, as you prefer.)
In week five of An Artist in Lockdown, I look at why it's so important now to be conscious of what we're consuming mentally.
Plus my recommendations for some nutritious reading material.
Take a listen or read the (slightly-edited) transcript.