Productivity is key to improving your skill as an artist. No matter what your medium is, one of the secrets to becoming a successful artist is to create artwork consistently. It can be tough to stay motivated, but with a little organization, you can make productivity a habit.
I feel excited when I find a new idea for a painting, then, sometimes, I get hit by setbacks and challenges.
Although all artists often use the same expression “I’m having an art block” when they feel stuck, uninspired, or can’t create anything; as if they were blocked from reaching their creativity, the artist’s block can be different from one artist to another. Even the same artist might experience different art blocks depending on where are they in their journey as artists. The art block you go through while you’re developing your style is different from the art block you might have after finishing a challenging artwork. Here are some of the artist’s blocks, and what you can do about them.