Fear and Art Making

“I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.”  Georgia O’Keeffe

This is my favorite quote because it acknowledges that fear doesn’t go away, it is something that we artists learn to live with and not give it as much power as we tend to. The best antidote is to just create, create, create…

The following picture is of my students fearlessly painting with a long brush on a large piece of paper on the floor and then cutting 

fear and art making + the art process + kathy leader
fear and art + kathy leader + the art process