I won’t tell you which of these points I am most familiar with but I am definitely guilty of doing at least 6 of these things at one point or another. Often several at once. And it really works, I do recommend it if you want to feel miserable (as an artist or anything else for that matter).

These 10 non-commandments are taken out of Keri Smith‘s genius little Artists’s Survival Kit. If you feel like you need a little creative pick-me-up her website and books are great for that!

You can also follow the instructions of Oliver Jeffers on how to draw a penguin.

Or get inspired by Austin Kleon to start your own collection of blackout poems.



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