Creative Block Guide

Artistic block, is it a really a thing? 

Yes, I can tell you that it is very real and can hit at pretty much any time.  I went through a creative dry spell a while ago and it scared the bejesus out of me as I was working on a project for a client and had a whole print collection to create for the coming season.

I struggled for weeks trying everything to push through it. Time was running out and the pressure wasn’t helping.

In the end I took myself away from the client project for a whole week and spent the time doing anything but drawing and painting.

When I returned, I cleared all my research images, sketches and even the Pinterest board.  I started from scratch.

The break allowed me to look at the brief with fresh eyes and I had the pattern done in an afternoon.  Once this block was cleared from my brain the print collection flooded out of me and was also completed in a few days.

I learned a lot during that time about my creative mindset and strategies to break through the block allowing me to get those creative juices flowing again.

I know I’m not unique in experiencing this issue so I have set up a Facebook Group where I can share my lessons and strategies with our community.

I have also created a FREE guide which I hope will help you maintain your creativity.

If you have any questions please feel free to drop me a note.