I’ve been pondering shame lately, as I tend to carry a fair bit of it, and I finally figured out what it is.
I’ve started sketching again after a hiatus, and am doing so in pen. Aren’t I afraid of messing up? Not really. I’ll explain why after the break.
I’ve been thinking about the way things can change our bodies and lives. Here’s some of my (perhaps obvious) thoughts on the matter:
I’ve run into having too much of a few good things, and this has been causing me issues. Too much internet and tech gets overstimulating. I’ll elaborate about my experiences after the break.
Finishing the thing. Why is that important?
Creative fear can be a hell of a thing, especially when it masquerades as procrastination. What if we’re not lazy, but instead afraid?
I have some thoughts on talking too big or too much about plans and ideas, versus acting on those plans and ideas.
A couple YouTubers I follow have posted thoughtful videos on quantity and quality, and how they relate to each other. I figured I’d collect both videos here and give some thoughts on them.
I’ve been recovering from a lengthy creative hiatus, which was caused by both some intense emotional stress and some burnout. It’s always challenging in some way to get back on the horse, especially since I had some bad habits, which I feel are worth discussing here.
Here are some things I’ve tried, and how they’ve been for me: