Not the most colourful or creative day in the studio but a day in the studio none the less.
Some days, despite being full of inspiration and having a multitude of ideas inside my head, I find it so difficult to make the first mark on a new canvas. There is a certain trepidation that at times causes me to procrastinate or vacillate and often sees me fall victim to the simplest distractions in order to delay what needs to be done.
I even try to convince myself that my distractions are constructive ones while I sit at the computer sorting through reference photos or perhaps take some new ones. I'll write down some ideas or write in my blog. I may even go for a walk to 'clear my mind', and whilst these are not bad things, all I am really succeeding in doing is avoiding my canvas's need for attention.
Whilst surfing the web, (another distraction to fuel my procrastination), for Osaka galleries today, I came across a particular site that had the following quote on it's home page:
Whatever the results are going to be, you've got to roll up your sleeves and get started. Just thinking about it won't get anything done.