We did our in class critiques today and I feel mine was pretty good. I was nervous though. I was prepared as I could be, and as a dancer I don't have stage fright, but speaking is another manner. I think practice and confidence about critiques will come. I do want to encourage other students to make the most of critiques and of their studio classes. I have been blessed with being able to be in college for several years and take my time to concentrate and spend time on my work. I know others who are having to cram several studio classes in every semester, so their time per class, per project is sometimes sacrificed. I have learned though, to learn through every experience and assignment, start projects early so you don't fall behind, and to love what you are doing! Somewhere I read, if you spend all of your time thinking about art (not necessarily producing) you are an artist, if you spend all of your time thinking about everything but art (even if you have a natural talent toward an artistic medium) maybe you should find something you love and do that instead.
the not so starving artist blog:
Here's the deal... I am an artist and I love food! I refuse to be labeled or included in the "starving artist" category. Now, while I have been broke... I want to be an artist and eat my cake too (metaphorically and literally!)
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