Kianna: I feel as though making comics, or drawing and sketching in general isn't fun anymore. I'm always comparing my work to others, and wondering why it isn't good enough. Also, it's become just that, work. It seems to be a chore whenever I go to pick up my pencil and do anything. How do I make drawing fun and therapeutic for me again?
Hank: What do you do when nothing you draw seems to be "good," and you just can't seem to please yourself with your own art?
Topic: When Art Isnt Fun
Full Ep. Notes: Ep4 Show Notes
- Stop drawing for others
- What are you creating art for the Id or the Superego?
- Peter London “No More Secondhand Art”
- Campbell “Power Of Myth”
Moyers: "Who interprets the divinity inherent in nature for us today? Who are our shamans?"
Campbell: "It is the function of the artist to do this. The artist is the one who communicates myth for today.…."
Moyers: "So shamans functioned in earlier societies as artists do now. They play a much more important role than simply being…"
Campbell: "They played the role of the priesthood traditionally plays in our society." pg 122