Pushing Through an Artist's Block
by Shaunee Erickson Lamb
At the end of 2020, I found myself in the worst artist block I have yet to date. It is no surprise that year left its mark on everyone, zapping the energy and spirit out of the most resilient. My creativity flowed to stop, and instead of pushing back I relinquished.
So how does one push through a block?
To tell you the truth for a few months there, I did not have an answer to that question. I thought perhaps the best thing I could do is to take a long break. But I found the longer I took away from my craft, the more I started to question my abilities and the more my creativity dipped. I started to question myself as an artist, seeing my creations in a new light. One that shined a harsh picture on what it took ...