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Like Breathing...

When I meet talented creatives I am often struck by just how good techically they are...


They're able to so quickly hone in on some kind of arresting detail or composition or mood. They're able to do it seemingly effortlessly...


Creating is like breathing to them...


The thing that underpins their mastery is their constant level of creation - they just never stop...


When one thinks of that, of never stopping creating, it feels like so much effort, like a burden - These people never relax! Instead of having a moment to think they just draw ALL the time...


You'll dismiss this and thnk you can never possibly acheive their level, that it isn't in your nature to enjoy something so much that is such hard work, I would rather play video games instead...


If you consider that you need to breath every second for the rest of your life - how does that make you feel? Stressed - it sounds like a lot of work. But in reality you just take it one effortless breath at a time...


Think ONLY of the next creation, how simple and short it will be, not the massive amount in your future ( that's a sure way to cripple yourself into inaction )...


Ultimately you must commit to making so much all the time that it becomes so, thatit becomes second nature. With time the difficulty dissapates...


You don't create because you're an artist, you're an artist because you create.