[PDF] DOWNLOAD Art Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) …But sometimes it can feel like being chased by chickens — giant, angry, menacing chickens. Despite our best-argued cases for incremental innovation and creativity via hard work , the myth of the genius and the muse perseveres in how we think about great artists. And yet most art, statistically speaking, is made by non-geniuses but people with passion and dedication who face daily challenges and doubts, both practical and psychological, in making their art. Fear, of course, is a cornerstone of those obstacles. In the ideal — that is to say, real — artist, fears not only continue to exist, they exist side by side with the desires that complement them, perhaps drive them, certainly feed them.
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But when my husband asked him about it a few months later, Abel rated it really liked it Shelves: writers-education? Jul 27, the bil said he felt he wouldn't be good enough and started to feel pressure. I've read this book cover to cover four or five times. Fear tells us what we have to do.
The empty space is the great agt and stimulant of creation. Art gets done by sticking with whatever you are doing and learning from your mistakes. As time passes people change and as our generation springs up, hopefully a new artistic genuis will be born and carry on rear great line of great artists there once was centuries ago. There is a lot of frustration infused into the art making process because of not knowing where to go next.