Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking - Chapter 5, Finding Your Work Summary & Analysis

David Bayles
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Chapter 5, Finding Your Work Summary and Analysis

Art is always bound up with what the individual desires. Feedback is total and our art is always tied to who and what we are. Whatever we put in is what we get out. The scary thing about art for this reason is that it does not lie to you. If you are lazy, your art will be. If you work hard, your art will show diligence. The true artist always bears this fact in mind. She never feels unafraid of it; instead, she learns to master it rather than letting her fear of the truth overwhelm her. Instead, the feedback she receives from her work improves her.

One of the most serious barriers to doing good artwork is letting feedback throw the artist into uncertainty. If an artist is creating a work and does...

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