June 28, 2020

How I know what to do next in my art

Hi there,

Today I thought I would talk about how I figure out what to do next in my art.

Of course, every painting is different. However, the thought process, at least for me, is the same.

And that is what I want to share with you today.

Have a look here as I talk about three paintings I am working on in the studio.

Click on the video below to check it out…

It all comes down to whether you have too much or too little of what you love.

Of course, sometimes the challenge is merely in figuring out what that is.

It is all about discernment and learning to be not attached to what you love. It is also necessary to understand that just because you like a particular part of your art, that doesn’t mean it is right for the painting you are making.

I hope seeing how I do this is helpful. I am curious,

How do you approach your art’s next steps?

Let us know in the comments below.

Hope your time in the studio today is productive and fun,

Nicholas

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Nicholas Wilton

Hi! I’m
Nicholas Wilton
the founder of Art2Life.

With over 20 years experience as a working artist and educator, I’ve developed a systematic approach that brings authenticity, spontaneity and joy back into the creative process.

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