Taking hard punches in the form of criticism is an important part of being a creative

  • In order to improve our work, we need to take feedback. But as long as there is room for improvement, there will always be negative feedback. Learning to deal with criticism is a vital skill in improving our craft.
  • For this to be easier, it is important that you learn to separate yourself from your work after you are done with it.
  • We like to think that artists are required to put their soul and livelihood into their art pieces but as it is mentioned in Book - Show Your WorkBook - Show Your Work

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    author: Austin Kleon
    title: Show your work! 10 ways to share your creativity and get discovered




    • Paul McCartney has said that he and John Lennon used to sit down before a Beatles songwriting session and say, “Now, let’s write a swimming pool.”
  • Another quote from the book that puts feedback into perspective: As far as I know, no one has ever died from a bad review.
  • Don't care EVERYBODY what thinks of you, just caring about what the RIGHT people think of you. This is a core idea of book - the subtle art of not giving a fuck