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By going through this exercise, you may discover a skill capable of transforming work you’re making. Until you make an inventory, you may find you take for granted many skills that could be applied to making art, even if you’ve not used them in that capacity previously.
STEP 1: List Your Skills
Make a list of your skills. (See Joanne Weis’s example on the opposite page.) Evaluate each one in terms of how good you are at it.
STEP 2 Think About Skills You Enjoy Using
Next, look at your list. Rate each skill based on whether you enjoy it or not. Think of this as the ...