Returning to Art
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I’m an artist. It took me a long time to call myself that despite wanting to be an artist for most of my life.
It’s not an unusual story among artists, I loved creating art as a child and by the time I was a teenager, it was the only thing I wanted to do with my life.
I graduated from art school with a BFA but got lost in a different career early on. More than 10 years passed before I started to make art again.
During the years when I wasn’t making art, I felt like I was hiding part of myself. I felt like no one really knew me because I didn’t completely identify with the person I allowed myself to become.
More than 10 years have passed since I started making art again and my life is completely changed. I left the old career behind and have built my life around the things I love most. I make art often, every day if possible.
In this blog, I write about returning to art after a long absence. I hope my journey might inspire others who would like to start making art again or even for the first time.
You can read my first post here.
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