Saturday, April 27, 2013

Art Paralysis

I had some trouble figuring out what to do in my last studio session.  I got out a bunch of materials and made a big mess.

Although they made pretty pictures, these ideas just weren't working for me in the moment.  I confess: I despaired.  Some days I encounter a kind of creative block I call Art Paralysis.  It happens when I have too many images in my head.  I get all of these expectations and of course, everything falls short.

In this instance, I think I was making it all too complicated.  Time to simplify.

This piece is going to be a pillow, eventually.

I'm pretty happy with it so far.  I need to do a little more stitching over the layered portions to make them nice and solid.

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