Posts Tagged: The Art of Practice

The Art of Practice – Final Thoughts

Over the last few weeks, I’ve shared ten tips from The Art of Practice — a little flyer I found among my art supplies — and I hope they’ve been helpful. I don’t agree with all of the tips, and most likely

The Art of Practice – Final Thoughts

Over the last few weeks, I’ve shared ten tips from The Art of Practice — a little flyer I found among my art supplies — and I hope they’ve been helpful. I don’t agree with all of the tips, and most likely

The Art of Practice – Tip #9

Oh, this is a good tip — one I definitely need! Stop Sooner Move on, or set it aside as soon as  you notice your nerves have run amok. Relax. Recognize your compulsive, anxious marks and silence them. Stop, drop,

The Art of Practice – Tip #9

Oh, this is a good tip — one I definitely need! Stop Sooner Move on, or set it aside as soon as  you notice your nerves have run amok. Relax. Recognize your compulsive, anxious marks and silence them. Stop, drop,

The Art of Practice – Tip #3

Today’s tip from The Art of Practice is another one with which I can agree — but only to a degree. Here is the tip: Keep Secrets Failures, risks, successes, experiments, struggles, new friends, and research are yours alone. Your best

The Art of Practice – Tip #3

Today’s tip from The Art of Practice is another one with which I can agree — but only to a degree. Here is the tip: Keep Secrets Failures, risks, successes, experiments, struggles, new friends, and research are yours alone. Your best

The Art of Practice – Tip #2

I can fully understand and appreciate today’s practice tip, although I don’t think we should swallow it whole. First, here’s the tip: Right Size the Shame In unconscious ways we often shame ourselves when trying things that require new skills.

The Art of Practice – Tip #2

I can fully understand and appreciate today’s practice tip, although I don’t think we should swallow it whole. First, here’s the tip: Right Size the Shame In unconscious ways we often shame ourselves when trying things that require new skills.

The Art of Practice – Tip #1

Recently while working on a few graphite drawing exercises, I came across a sheet of practice instructions I’d never seen before. I might have picked it up at one of our art club meetings as part of the evening’s hand-outs, or

The Art of Practice – Tip #1

Recently while working on a few graphite drawing exercises, I came across a sheet of practice instructions I’d never seen before. I might have picked it up at one of our art club meetings as part of the evening’s hand-outs, or