Posts Tagged: discouragement

Re-do: Step 3

I hate it. That’s all I can say about how this painting turned out the second time around. Although I do like the skies, there’s nothing else about it that I’m pleased with. For some reason, I have problems with

Re-do: Step 3

I hate it. That’s all I can say about how this painting turned out the second time around. Although I do like the skies, there’s nothing else about it that I’m pleased with. For some reason, I have problems with

What Is It?

“What is it?” Those are the three little words no artist ever wants to hear, especially one who’s still relatively new to the art journey. In other words, especially ME! Usually my husband is my biggest fan, and each day

What Is It?

“What is it?” Those are the three little words no artist ever wants to hear, especially one who’s still relatively new to the art journey. In other words, especially ME! Usually my husband is my biggest fan, and each day

Disillusionment Always Precedes Enlightenment

Maybe you’ve heard those words before. “Disillusionment always precedes enlightenment.” I’ve heard them a lot, and often they come from inside my own head, a hopeful reminder not to let myself get too discouraged. I have no idea where I

Disillusionment Always Precedes Enlightenment

Maybe you’ve heard those words before. “Disillusionment always precedes enlightenment.” I’ve heard them a lot, and often they come from inside my own head, a hopeful reminder not to let myself get too discouraged. I have no idea where I

I Still Can’t Draw a Wolf

Some things never change. I tried drawing a wolf last summer — I wrote about it in Hard ThingsĀ — and the results weren’t good. Recently, while doing a Sketchbook Nation challenge, I drew another wolf. It wasn’t much better. I

I Still Can’t Draw a Wolf

Some things never change. I tried drawing a wolf last summer — I wrote about it in Hard ThingsĀ — and the results weren’t good. Recently, while doing a Sketchbook Nation challenge, I drew another wolf. It wasn’t much better. I