Another link: Banishing your Inner Critic

Another great read that is worth calling out – Banishing your Inner Critic, by Denise Jacobs. Once again, it’s from the viewpoint of a writer, but it’s so integral to the creative process, that it carries right over into the visual arts realm. I’ve begun to start putting these into practice and it’s helped a lot already.

It’s healthy to be critical of your own work – nothing worse than a terrible artist with delusions of grandeur – but not so picky that you squelch your own productivity on the Altar of Perfectionism.

We’re all human (or mostly human, or passing off as humans) – we cannot make the Perfect Image. So let’s have fun making Good and Great Images instead.

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25 Virtues Writers (and Artists) Should Have

Felt the need to call out special attention to a link I’ve just added to my Elsewhere page:

It’s a highly entertaining read, but it also has very pertinent advice that applies to ALL creative processes, including the visual arts & animation. The narrative style of the article is a joy to read, especially if you like wildly imaginative swearing.