August 2, 2020

What makes our art and life extraordinary

At first blush, all of us
seem incredibly different.
Artists, by their very nature,
form their art from
very different places
and in very different ways.

However, there is one aspect,
one defining characteristic,
I notice we all have in common.
And that is what today’s Vlog is
all about.

Click on the video below to check it out…

This one attribute, or rather superpower,
is sensitivity. Artists become artists because
I believe they have this in spades.

They become more this way
because the very practice of art-making
increases sensitivity.

Sometimes it is easy to forget this is in
our creative tool belt. Often, it is the very
thing called upon to help us resolve
or strengthen our art.

Listening more closely to find what
your art needs to shift requires double
downing on sensitivity.

It is critical to stay connected to this, not
only in making art, but life, too.

Sensitivity is the key to taking our ordinary
art and life and making them both extraordinary.

Could you be more sensitive in your art practice?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments here.

Thanks for being here.


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by clicking here. Every day there is
a ton of cool art being made. We would
love to see yours, too.

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.

Join me and artists from all over the world in our Free Art2Life Artists Facebook Group or learn more here about Art2Life.

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