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Being Imperfectly Perfect – 6 ways to turn a new leaf with your Art

Kellie Day on being perfectly imperfect with art

Kellie Day on being perfectly imperfect with art

It’s OK to be imperfect in this world. In fact, not allowing yourself to be imperfect can be EXACTLY what holds your Art back.

Today I give you 6 ways to accept your imperfections so you can turn a new leaf with your Art!

If you have lots of techniques under your belt. Or you’ve taken classes and are still not making advances with your Art – it’s because of what’s in your head.

  • If you aren’t going into your Art space much
  • If you start paintings and don’t like them 
  • If you don’t finish your paintings
  • If you do finish, but your Art is stacking up because you’re afraid to share it with the world…

It’s not technique holding you back, it’s what’s in your head.

When you reach this point you don’t need another Art class. Instead, what can really help is to be OK with being Perfectly Imperfect.

There’s a lot of pressure in the world to be perfect. Social media shows us this …

  • You’re supposed to be a perfect parent and never yell at your kids
  • You feel like a failure if you make mistakes at work
  • You’re not pretty enough if those jeans are too tight
  • Or when it comes to Art, you don’t feel as good as your friend is

The truth is your greatest paintings won’t feel safe enough to come out until you accept your imperfections. This is hard to do, when we expect ourselves to be “better” all the time. (What pressure!)

If you’re tired of not feeling like your paintings are improving, here are 6 tips for turning a new leaf right now:

  1. Start now to accept that whatever comes out of you is OK.
  2. Instead of criticizing yourself, tell yourself “It’s alright, I’m just learning”.
  3. Understand that for every 3 or 4 paintings you make, you may only love one. And that that’s normal.
  4. Be gentle with yourself.
  5. Keep putting one foot in front of the other with your Art. It will add up if you keep going.
  6. Follow your bliss, always, so that you WANT to go in your studio!

Start these 6 new WAYS right now, and watch how this gentle acceptance of YOUR PERFECT IMPERFECTIONS allows you to make more Art.

And if you want to feel supported, and get the tools and process for making big advances with your painting, I can help.

I’ve opened up a few times on my calendar this week to speak with a few committed women. If you’re read to get the help you need to finally love living your life as a thriving, joyful Artist, you can book a free Art Breakthrough Call with me here:

Please don’t book a call with me if you’re just looking for free information. These calls are for women who are ready to advance their Art now, and get the help that they need to take their Art to the next level.

If that’s you, I’d love to talk with you. You can book your call here.

If you’re tired of trying to figure everything out on your own. And if you’re ready to get the tools and support to be a thriving Artist, I’d love to speak with you.

And if this post helped you in some way, email me back and let me know. I love to hear from you!

PS. Scroll down to see words from my latest grads …


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