When we begin visibly working on a new idea – when ink meets paper, fingers meet keys, brush meets canvas – it’s not necessarily the first moment the idea and us have ever met.
There might well have been days, weeks or months of background simmering and moodling, where tiny fragments have been slowly fusing together, enough for us to know it’s now time to show up and give them physical form.
These long silent runways – hidden from the outside world – are a crucial element of an artists life.
Are you giving them the space they need?
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