Permission to Self

I’ve struggled for a long time, beating myself up for how I work. Some may say it’s very ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) But, I’ve always considered myself more having OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder).

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Slow Gut Acceptance

I’ve been working on a few different projects the past few days, but as always, I feel like I’m getting nothing done. Despite this, I have learned a few things. It’s just a matter of accepting them now. Like how slow and methodical I am. I realized that this isn’t necessarily bad, and I don’t exactly move at a snail’s pace at everything.

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I Can’t Paint Like That

I know, I know. My next blog post was going to be about being queer, but I’ll have to get to that later. Today I want to talk about painting. Oh, how boring!

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Animal, Mineral, Vegatable

I’ve always had a hard time fitting into boxes. Am I an abstract expressionist painter? Not quite and not consistently. Am I in the category of the Outsider artist or a self-taught artist? Not really. Neither of those titles describes art. They more or less describe an artist’s story. I’ve come to learn those are useless terms. 

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