The Ebb and Flow of Artistic Ambition

Every creative experiences the ebb and flow of artistic ambition. Whatever your creative expression is, you feel the phenomenon. One day you’ve got it—enthusiasm bubbles over and your art form flows. Then the unexpected happens. The desire, chutzpah, passion, or however you describe artistic ambition, evaporates until the once flowing stream becomes a dry riverbed. You find yourself struggling to paint or to write or to sculpt. Artistic ambition is different from inspiration. Ideas may flow but we need ambition to bring those ideas to fruition. So when artistic ambition ebbs, we often doubt our creativity. READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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