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Studio Starts – getting going again [191]

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How are you doing with getting going again on your creative work? Maybe you didn’t take a break over the Christmas period, but at some point you will know the rusty feeling of facing a blank canvas or feeling like you’ve lost touch with what you wanted to do.

Today we’re discussing all the approaches – from a drastic slash and burn (!) to having a good old clear out. At some point you have to make that leap in to the work itself so we explore approaches to regaining contact with your work, mining your own history, energy boosters to be discovered in old sketchbooks – and generally managing the apprehension about beginning a new creative endeavour.

Have fun this week, if you share your new beginnings on Instagram, do tag us and mention this episode .

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A Fresh Start: clearing your Studio:

How to Create a Mood Board for Your Art


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Karen Stamper concertina sketchbook course (opens again Feb 2023)

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