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Intertwined Disciplines

Being a mixed media or hybrid artist, it is easy to get overwhelmed. You have to master multiple disciplines - dedicate time to one but also the other. A kind of juggling act, making sure they are all kept in the air, that they don't fall behind..


If you think like this then you limit the real opportunity combining several mediums has - the complete freedom between them...


You're still thinking of them as discrete, separate entities rather than a cohesive whole...


Remember - you are the synthesis of your chosen disciplines, and in doing that they are intertwined...


Studying one actually makes you better at the other, and vice versa. Teaching you divergent thought processes and ideas, enabling you to cross-pollinate and create a new kind of mindset and practice...


They feed into each other and ultimately into you as a creative...


See everything you do as contributing to your chosen art-form - a holistic body comprised of the disciplines you have chosen...


Once you being thinking like this, the overwhelming feeling subsides and all that is left is the singular, focused work you are compelled to do...