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Being Creative...How Does One Get Better?

It's Friday and a good one at that.
Mardi Gras is over and now I can finally relax and get back into the studio.

Yesterday I saw a post from a friend by Ira Glass that I would like to share.
Who is that, you ask?
Google and Wiki tells me he's a radio personality.  That is as far as I got.
Anyway listen to his YouTube video.
I am totally on board with what he said except would like to add something to it.

Something that I have experienced.
For me the gap is constantly closing and re-opening.

I can make something were I'm like WOW now that was NICE
and then there are days when I say,
WHAT THE HELL WAS I THINKING?
AND
that is after 7 years of being a metalsmith.
LOL!
So the gap never seals shut for me.

The best advice anyone gave me and still gives me is to
just keep making stuff.
Regardless if I like where a piece is going or not I must complete it.
Sometimes those are the pieces people like the most. 
Whaaaat?
I wish I could insert emoticons.
There would be a dude scratching his head with a big question mark above it.

So in the words of Dora from Finding Nemo...
but in our case

Just Keep Making!

And do it because you love it
although you may not love it all the time but I would rather do this
instead of anything else in the world.
Well, for now anyway. :)))

Have a great Friday!

Namaste
Kalaya

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