The Fear of ArtI just want to take a moment to share some emotional stuff, as an act of catharsis, and hopefully to re-iterate that we are not alone in our fears, because I know a few people who share these fears with me. Despite how isolated you can feel..More Like This
The one thing I was never prepared for when I became a full time artist was the amount of fear I find attached to my work and my day to day activity.
I have done various forms of study for 6 years, while working on art in-between, getting various jobs and doing intern work. I have been full time for almost a year now. I've have been selling art and taking commissions since high school.
I am afraid that no matter how hard I try and search and seek, paint and motivate, work to get better, that it will never be enough. That I will wake up in 5 years time to realize I can't get to the level of artistry
I strive for, and will never be able to sustain it as a job. And that I'll have wasted a large chunk of my life o