The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell

Episode 220: The Blank Canvas

September 10th, 2022  •  38 mins 58 secs  •  Download (53.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Beginning a work of art is a leap into the unknown. Facing a blank canvas or panel or sheet of drawing paper, a lump of clay, a block of wood, a freshly prepared litho stone, or the untouched material of any art form is exhilarating but also a bit intimidating. How do you approach starting new work? Do you feel the energy of a fresh start, or is there some worry about how things will go? How do you overcome resistance to starting something new? Today we will talk about the ups and downs in launching into new work.