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LESSONS LEARNED WHEN OUR ART DOESN'T TURN OUT.....

Coming on the heels of a work of fibre art that came together quickly and quite successfully,  my most recent piece was, well, a challenge. With a deadline looming, my fingers were crossed that it would come together okay and on time. But something wasn't working yet and I couldn't put my finger on it. 

Why is it that some pieces of art can be created so easily and others are so difficult? .

And with the amount of time I had spent on this piece, I didn't just want to give up. But I wasn't finding the answers either. 

Here are some insights and lessons learned that can help us when our art isn't turning out the way we anticipated, and maybe even prevent a challenge or two. Some of these we seem to keep learning again, and again, and again....


There are times when we just have to keep working until our art does reach a passable grade. Pushing. Slogging. Buckling down. It may also mean just sitting with the piece until a creative solution appears. Maybe we just didn't…

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