The lucky ones have an eternally flowing spring that bubbles with non-stop creativity and inspiration.
‘The inner artist’ has the habit of unleashing creative energy only when it finds us in action, behind the easel, paintbrush in hand and those who wait passively for inspiration often wait in vain.
clichéd but true words.
The Doldrums where an artist can unexpectedly find himself in is a very real and frightening place. Why do we encounter this obstacle in the way of being creative? Most artists and writers are familiar with ‘Artists Block’. Some say that it can be a valuable experience and that it is an essential element of the creating process. It seems to be unavoidable and occasionally a seemingly certain malady, but it is incredibly frustrating. How do you recover? And what causes creative- mind-freeze?