The Members’ Art Exhibition at the Cornwall Square is coming up in April; this show replaces the spring show, which, in previous years was held at the Cornwall Library. The association is very grateful to the staff at the Library for all their support each spring but, by changing venue, Focus Art hopes to draw a new audience as well as its faithful patrons.
Artists are very demanding of themselves. They always want to enter their art but can have moments of hesitation. For many reasons they go through all the excuses for putting off participation. Not everyone reacts this way, but if you find yourself in this quagmire, let me share with you the advice of a fellow artist.
The Painter’s Keys, a bi-weekly on-line newsletter by Robert Genn, offers several ways to understand and overcome the self-destructive thoughts. In Robert’s words: “Accomplished art making is achieved, not by magic, but by developing the character to understand and challenge fear.
Next week, I’ll speak about the various mental spins that can be a problem and how to overcome them.