CHAPTER 2

Loosening Up

Creative exercises to break the block

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WEEK 9

Mindful Doodles

One common challenge artists face is working on a large scale. Even a blank sketchbook page can be daunting—you might not know where to begin for fear of messing up a clean sheet; moreover, the fear of having to finish a piece (and wanting it to be spectacular) can cripple confidence before a pencil even touches the page. This week’s exercise will help you relax into the process.

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