Before You Hate Your Art Or Stop Drawing



Remember that all those people you think are classic artists and amazing? Yeah a bunch of them did that same shit.

Monet shredded canvases because he didn’t want them shown. He claimed that it was better to show nothing than to show such “mediocre” work.

Gerhard Richter destroyed art that he made that, today, would have been worth hundreds of millions of euros.

Michelangelo made tens of thousands of drawings. We have about 600 left. Because he burned most of the rest.

This is prevalent among the people many of use would consider to be the best of us. Even people like Monet suffer from the idea that their work isn’t good enough or that their work doesn’t meet their expectations.

Do the work anyway. Bad art, art you hate, art you’re not satisfied with? It’s still art. It’s still worth making. And even if you hate it you DO get something out of it.

Trust me, I have gigabytes of sketches on my pc that are never going to see the light of day but they were worth doing.

Everything you do doesn’t have to be perfect. Statistically everything you do simply won’t be perfect.

That doesn’t mean it’s not worth making or that it’s not valuable.


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