My best art comes when I am light on my feet. Comics, painting, music, film - they all seem to go best when I "dance" through them, keeping just ahead of my worries and doubts, not taking things too seriously.
But how can one be light on one's feet when working on a large project? As soon as I slow down, the magic stops. I begin over-analyzing things, my head becomes filled with my own work and I turn inward, feeding off of myself. I start taking it too seriously, become scared of screwing it up, and in the process stifle the work-in-progress. From there, it isn't long until the project becomes associated with weariness.
Do other people hav