Art Blog About Art Slog

Not every drawing is perfect the first time.

Some drawings are not perfect after 50 times.

Some drawings are not perfect after 100 times.

Creating art isn't always fun and when it no longer feels like fun, I call that SLOG.

slog /släɡ/

1. work hard over a period of time.

2. a spell of difficult, tiring work.

My drawing of the wardrobe is one of those SLOG drawings.

I've re-done it now about 10 times. I'm still not happy with it.

Concerns about how MUCH it looks like the one in the film have also arisen.

And so it goes ... on and on, rinse and repeat, blah, blah, blah, yadda, yadda, yadda.

The take-away lesson here is - "Making art isn't always fun. Sometimes it makes you cry like a whiny little bitch."

Until next time ... Here's the very apropos - The Record Company with "Off the Ground"


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