Seeing the Forest Through the Trees

If you are reading this, chances are you’re a painter, or else curious about painting and looking for some direction. You are somewhere along your creative journey. You may be a true novice, maybe you are picking up a paintbrush after a long time away, or you dabble in several different mediums.

No matter where you are in your journey, moments of triumph and doubt are inevitable. Remember to step back from time to time, to remind yourself why you chose this creative outlet. It’s not about the result – it’s enjoying the process.

Now consider: What day-to-day decisions can you make, and support others other in, that will encourage not just creativity, but a balanced life?

We put so much pressure on ourselves to do more, be better, work faster.

What’s it all for though, if we’re not enjoying the ride? Step back for a moment and see the forest for the trees.

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