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Red Bartlett Pear  Oil on board, 6 x 7 in. Christopher Gallego April 12, 2019    6 Comments Sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? The ultimate dream job. A job where you paint all day, travel whenever you want and are adored by thousands of fans. And you can even make a little money at it too. What a completely idyllic lifestyle. It […]

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If you don't learn to manage criticism and master yourself when it happens, it can shatter your confidence and send you into the doldrums.

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You work your butt off, spend a fortune on art books and workshops, and log in more museum hours than the people who work there.

And still, you feel stuck.

Why is this happening to you and why is it happening now?

Read the post to find out why and what you can do about it.

The post 7 Tips to Jolt You Right Out of Your Artistic Rut appeared first on CHRISTOPHER GALLEGO.

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Forget about creating a masterpiece. Create the state of mind that will allow you to create a masterpiece.

The post How to paint when it’s the last thing in the world you feel like doing appeared first on CHRISTOPHER GALLEGO.

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Rules aren't meant to be broken. They're meant to be challenged whenever a better solution arises.

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You work your butt off, spend a fortune on art books and workshops, and log in more museum hours than the people who work there. And still, you feel stuck. Why is this happening to you and why is it happening now? Read the post to find out why and what you can do about it.
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Work precedes inspiration, not the other way around.
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Christopher Gallego | Art Drawing Blog by Christopher Gallego - 1y ago

Artists are a particularly worrisome bunch. We worry about everything,"Is my work good enough, will it be seen and appreciated, am I making any progress, will lesser talents get more recognition, can I ever measure up to the great masters?" 
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