If you think about it, every success story you read; every entrepreneur that says ‘You’ve just got to focus on what you want, ignore all the naysayers… you focus and you believe and you keep chasing that goal, and that’s how I got successful.’
That is also a perfect recipe for failure. It’s exactly how you fail, isn’t it? But the difference is, the people that failed aren’t writing those biographies.
“All drawing is process. You make some marks on paper. Those marks help guide you to make other marks. You frequently don’t know where you are going until you get there.”—Bert Dodson, Keys to Drawing (via)
To do something new, by definition, you must not know how to do it.
I’ve just gotten somewhat comfortable at doing things I don’t know how to do.
”—This is sort of both a nod to and paraphrase of T.S. Eliot & Charles Eames. It is one of the most helpful and encouraging thoughts to have when making something. If I’m doing something new, it is not only okay that I don’t know how to do it; it is required.