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Discover how the simple act of showing up, much like the daily sunset, can transform your journey as an artist. Learn to share your work, engage with the world, and let your inner light shine.


Received : 2016, Avon, North Carolina

Embracing the Artist Within: The Power of Showing Up

Have you ever stood at the edge of a vast ocean at sunset, watching as the sun dips below the horizon, painting the in hues of gold and orange? There's a profound in this daily ritual, a reminder of the cycle of showing up, day after day, no matter what. This simple act can teach us a lot about what it means to be an artist.

Show Up

The most important part of being an artist is showing up. It's about being , ready to engage with your craft. Whether it's painting, writing, dancing, or any other form of creative expression, the first step is always the same: show up. The sunset doesn't skip a day; it's there, consistently, sharing its beauty with the world. As artists, we too must show up for our work, every single day.

Share Your Work

Once you've shown up, the next step is to share what you've created. Don't hide your work away. Post it online, share it with friends, join local art groups, or participate in community events. Just like the sun's rays reach out and touch everything in its path, your work has the potential to reach and inspire others.

Get Out and Engage

Art doesn't happen in a vacuum. It thrives on interaction, on the exchange of ideas and experiences. Get out and engage with the world around you. Take part in events, collaborate with other artists, and immerse yourself in different environments. This not only enriches your own work but also connects you with a broader community of creatives.

Discover What's Inside

Every artist has a unique voice, a special something inside that's just waiting to be expressed. Take the time to explore and understand what that is for you. What drives your creativity? What stories do you want to tell? Like the sun reflecting on the ocean's surface, let your inner light shine through your art.

Don't Be Afraid

Putting your work out there can be intimidating. It's easier said than done, but it's essential. Don't be afraid to share your creations, no matter how imperfect they may seem. Every sunset is different, and not every day will be perfect, but each one is beautiful in its own way. Your art is no different. the imperfections and let them be part of your story.

Figure It Out

The path of an artist is a journey of constant learning and growth. You won't have all the answers right away, and that's okay. Take each day as it comes, show up, share your work, engage with the world, and keep discovering what's inside of you. Over time, you'll figure it out.

As you watch the sunset, remember that being an artist is about showing up and sharing your light with the world. Embrace the journey, and let your creativity shine.




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