bad reasons for making (or not making) art

bad reasons for making art

  • to prove someone wrong
  • to achieve fame or wealth
  • to make someone jealous
  • because it's "cool"
  • to “be the best”

bad reasons to quit making art

  • there's no money in it
  • there's a lot of it out there already
  • someone else is better at it than you
  • no one's noticed
  • it's a "waste of time/money"
  • "I have nothing to say”

I regularly have to read over these lists to examine my own motivations.