The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell

Episode 254: Intuitive, Spontaneous, or Random?

June 6th, 2023  •  32 mins 15 secs  •  Download (44.3 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Intuition and spontaneity are important to many artists. But what about randomness? While these words are related in superficial ways, they have very different meanings in the context of art practice. Intuition and spontaneity play positive roles. Intuition can be a powerful guide and a source of new ideas --and spontaneity leads to energy and excitement. Randomness, on the other hand, tends to lead you off track and reduce the meaning and impact of your work. Today we will talk about the differences between what is intuitive, spontaneous, and random and how to recognize them in your work.