Are you perfectly confident about yourself and your art? Do you sail through life with no self-criticism? In most cases, the answer to this question is a resounding no. As artists we are all alone – making things that just seemed like a good idea, even though no-one asked us to. There is no roadmap and there are no instructions. So it’s natural to be filled with self-doubt. Am I doing this right? Is anyone going to like this? Is this even art? This week, Louise is musing about the importance of self-acceptance. This is more than making ourselves feel good – without self-acceptance, we can’t make the work that lives inside us – the unique, compelling, personal work of which we are capable. And if we don’t trust ourselves, how can we expect buyers to have faith in us?
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