Jackhammer Your Myths

Jackhammer Your Myths
Class notes from Reinventing Your Creative Process with Andrew Long, Fall 2007

Jackhammer your myths.

For me, consolidate my careers. Think about validation. Making money doesn’t validate your art (yes, but it makes it possible to spend more time doing your art).

Think about, art can be more fun w/o the business end of it.

Think about expectations.

Excuses …back up to find the real cause of an excuse.  Such as, you’re late because…?

  • traffic on Mopac.
  • No.  Because you didn’t leave on time.
  • Because you didn’t ask your boss to leave early.
  • Because you hate your job…
  • So why are you there?

Throw ‘good’ out the window. It’s all good.

Hole in my bucket where the juice runs out…

 

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