Dying to Create

"Why can't you just....."
"You're too........"
"You don't have enough......"
"You'll never......"

Creation is the process from which something is born. In order for Birth to happen, things have to die. That's the way of things. In the case of creating Art {or anything, really}, the first thing that has to die is that fearful voice we all have running through our minds. It's the one that looks at a blank canvas and freezes. The one that sees a stroke of a brush and berates. The one that sees a finished piece and dismisses. When it comes to art, this voice often becomes incredibly insistent, for it sees a series of  little deaths on the horizon.

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