The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell

Episode 179: Creative Frustration

May 22nd, 2021  •  30 mins 27 secs  •  Download (41.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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It’s an all-too familiar situation in the studio, coping with a work of art that seems to fight against you at every step, making each day with it a struggle. It’s so easy to become obsessed with a piece like this, trying to persuade it to cooperate, just as you might with a stubborn person. It can feel like an exhausting contest of wills, made all the more frustrating by your awareness that you are actually fighting with yourself. Today we’re going to talk about those pieces that make you want to tear out your hair or throw them out the window -window. Because we all know that feeling, right?