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Working with Ugly

by Arlene ShechetMarch 8, 2017

1:01:50 total runtime

There are so many times in the process of making an artwork when the thing is just hideous and depressing. Unsticking the work from BAD can be a test of nerves but also an invigorating ride into a carefree nothing-to-lose place because any version of deeply uncomfortable is where opportunity resides. Every artist has their method for staying with discomfort but some kind of hard won confidence and a sense of humor are the shared threads.

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