As Children we are born artists, drawing and singing and banging of drums and just knowing we were wonderful ! Then the fear of criticism set in and many young adults lose faith in their ability.
I say It doesn't matter how good you are or how awkward you feel. It doesn't matter whether you make it into a juried show of an Idol show. What I want you to know is this.......now is your time !
Honor your own creative process because tomorrow is too late. By then,
you will have forgotten what is in your heart that deserves to be heard, and and seen and taken seriously.
Forget perfect. No one can tell the story that is inside of you so on’t wait, just create.
I create because that is who I am. I create to forget my problems and pains and to share a peek into my soul, who I am, with all my flaws and all my qualities with whoever is interested.
Sharing, as we do with friends , family and on Social Media, the new friendships we make joining groups online and in person and sharing the same passion and that often offer validation and encouragement is what helps us grow ....as artists.
We need to please ourselves foremost, so the viewer can see our passion on the canvas and have a peek into our soul. See that special place in time that you are portraying. See the beauty of the world through our eyes.