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9 ways to overcome a Creative Block

Camilla Damsbo Brix, Teaching Whimsical watercolors

9 ways to overcome a Creative Block

Camilla Damsbo Brix, Teaching Whimsical watercolors

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12 Lessons (50m)
    • 1. Welcome to class

      1:32
    • 2. Tools and Materials

      1:50
    • 3. 1) The big WHY

      1:16
    • 4. 2) Take a break

      1:00
    • 5. 3) Disrupt your workspace

      1:17
    • 6. 4) Walk down Memorylane

      1:32
    • 7. 5) Markmaking

      5:07
    • 8. 6) Grab a new Brush

      3:24
    • 9. 7) Paint and Repeat

      8:12
    • 10. 8) Mix it up

      5:17
    • 11. 9) Go Abstract

      18:04
    • 12. Wrap up

      1:08
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Fighting Creative Block is extremely important and I know this class will help you! We all hit this roadblock from time to time and I know hard it is. Even as a professional I suffer from Creative Block, but thankfully I know how to get over it. And now I want to pass on that knowledge to you. 

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  • 9 ways to overcome Creative Block including
    • Markmaking
    • Taking a break
    • New tools
    • Mixing up your mediums
    • Painting abstract pieces

So grab your brushes and come paint with me.

/Camilla

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Camilla Damsbo Brix

Teaching Whimsical watercolors

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My name is Camilla and I’m a danish watercolourist. Mostly I paint whimsical flowers which I share on Instagram as @camilla_damsbo_art. Here on Skillshare I love to share my knowledge in fun and easy classes on watercolor and ink and I can't wait to see you in class.

I would deffinitly say that watercolour is the most magical kind of paint, and all you can do is just know a little technique, loosen up your brush and trust the process.

 

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1. Welcome to class: Hi, I'm community and I'm a water colors from Denmark. And so they were going to cover a super important subject. And that is how to overcome a craze block. And at the moment I'm filming, Uh, it is the time off the Corona virus. This horrible pandemic is roaring about in our countries, and it is causing a a lot of stress. And that obviously gives us a lot off creative blocks out there. So I know creativity might not seem like the most important thing at moment, but it really is being creative and actually do shop. Doing something with your hands kind of takes your mind off off all those crazy things out there. So let's try to see if we can overcome this creative block and I'll give you some very hands on advice. I'll cover nine nine steps to overcome Creative block. Of course, that's a class project as well, and that is to try one or more off the creativity hex. I'm sharing in this class and sharing your experience, which wanted to try and tell me, Did you did it help you overcome this creative block shared all in the project gallery and Ah, you can take me on Instagram if you upload some images as well. Just take me Camilla. Don't support art and that's not much more to say. So I hope you will join me in class and I'll see you in there. 2. Tools and Materials: Now, before we dive completely into this class, I wanna just briefly go where my materials And of course you don't need all of them. Just want to show you what I'm using and then you can totally wing it. I'm using a moon glow and a quinacrine rose and I used those two for the warm up exercises . Also the Queen Ecuadoran Rose I'm using later on as well. New combos sap green A event like brown and lastly, a pains blue clip. Great. They're all Daniel Smith, and I'm just squeezing them into pence eso. You'll see me using pants, but they are actually from troops. Two brushes, a kept tongue size 10 and a round synthetic brush with the nice tip in a size six. And really, you don't need these brushes. Just any brushes. Cinelli. I'm using this paper for a M. It will exercise its 100% cotton 300 grams great paper, but I like the size better for my exercises. And this 1 300 grams canceled heritage cold pressed for the final project. I have some other mediums. A swell, a pencilled is just a regular Crawford pencil. A Tambo pin for calligraphy, and I'm using a fine line of microns who appointed one A swell, Uh, and the pencil was a to be. So you have let us, Well, lastly, of course, water and tissue. And then we should be good to go, so let's dive in. 3. 1) The big WHY: So before we dive into some of the more hands on stuff to conquer our creative block, I just wanna It's all about one thing. And when you're creatively Brock, it's a good I think. Good idea to just sit down for a second and contemplate why might I be creatively blocked? It can, of course, be just because you're tired or you're stressed at work. Or maybe you're not feeling well, then maybe break would work really well and be good for you. It can also, because you are comparing yourself to other artists and I know I am doing that a lot, and I waas a lot more even when I was a beginner. So my first allies to is to shut your phone off, put it somewhere on the shelf so you can see it and can't hear it off course if it is laying there buzzing, um pulled away and you can come back to it in. And now we can go to the next great of heck, which is take a break 4. 2) Take a break: the most important hack when it comes to creative blocks is to go for a walk, take a break and get out off your regular workspace. This helps a lot. Try to just focus on small details in nature and can be in the park or in a city. Doesn't really matter. But what matters is that you come out of your little shell and the get out and get some fresh air. Get your blood moving a little bit and just take a look around. You can look around your house or your apartment, or you can go for a walk with the cat in the forest like I'm doing here. This is good for your health, and it's great for your creative block. A swell, I promise you it won't be quite as apparent as the it was before you hit nature. 5. 3) Disrupt your workspace: now that we took a break, it's time to get better our workspace and do some painting and drawing. But maybe it don't do it as you usually do. My third heck, for, ah, overcoming creative blocks is to disrupt your workspace. So maybe sit on the table. Oh, you can stand up If you, uh, tried Teoh, do your art in a different way. That you usually do. It will trigger your mind to think creatively. Also, you can switch up the place, of course. Try to go outside or sit under the table. Maybe o r. Just sit on the floor. There's so many ways to go about this, but try to do something differently than just sitting in your normal chair and using your your normal way of doing things. Try to to disrupt your workspace and see if that will have an effect. 6. 4) Walk down Memorylane: the fourth tip is a great way to get over that comparison thing that we talked about earlier. And that is to go down memory lane and take a look at what you previously created. So I just found some of the my older paintings here. These Ah, a couple of years old. Ah, and I just want to see if I can get some details out of these that I I want to use. And I really like how I'm in a watercolor and pin. Ah, style at the moment. And also, these loose florals are pretty cool, so I might incorporate that. I'm not doing that. Um, I like how the flowers actually great greats in the this particular one. I'm pretty sure I'm not gonna do a troll, but I think the flower has some nice details. So I think I'm gonna work with that, and this is very soft. We're different, but I think I'm gonna work. And here, cherry blossom tree. I'm definitely gonna explore this. We are in the middle of the cherry blossom season, and I want to go close to this tree. So I think definitely I'm gonna go with cherry blossoms in my next exercises. So definitely if you're creatively blocks blocked, take a look down memory lane and see what he could draw inspiration from that's It's hon of inspiration from your own work. 7. 5) Markmaking: Now we've been talking a lot in there, looking at old pictures and stuff. And now it's time to paint the moment we've all been waiting for. At least I have. I'm just loading my brush with one color. And this is a new color for me. If this is a moon glow from Daniel Smith and right now I'm just gonna paint with that color . And I'm just gonna do some some marks just trying to actually just putting down my my pain to see how I can vary it from from light to dark and just seeing how it works. Look, that Grady. And how cool is that? That's really pure beautiful and that I'm putting down some water. Just a nice pool water to see how reacts in wouldn't wet. Oh, that's spreading beautifully. How cool is that when you creatively blocked? It's always a good idea to just simplify things. So just take one 11 just one paint color and go with that and then just see how it works on the paper. How long can it go when you're loading your brush with it and allied How dog, How it acts in water hard eggs on dry land. How you can see how just trying to add some summer paint into the weather every year. I call this a pack mark making, and it's not entirely true off because the first part of it was true. But it's more like just experimenting with your color and he just painting one circle on dry line and just doing a wet circle that kisses the other one to see. How much will it spread into the clean water just doing the same here with the square. Not that it'll act any different, but it might because the the second circle was little weather. Then the first. And here I'm just going a little bit further and doing E. I think this is a flower petal or something like that to see how much does it spread. I'm already getting new ideas when I'm just playing around with this one. Color and water. Um, you can take it even further and experiment with this color and color. Swatch it with other colors as well haven't done that here, but definitely recommend doing that as well. I just wanted to keep it super simple, but if you will not take it to the next level. You can definitely swatch it with all your other colors and see how reacts and the combinations will maybe surprise you and create even more ideas. But for now, we want to get out off a creative block, and that's why we're simplifying assed much as we can, so we don't have to think it just painted a wet stroke than just dipping in some Colin seeing how it will spread in the water, that's really cool on a really only thinking about How can I apply this paint in a new way ? And I'm just tipping the paper to see how it will run down that when I'm using gravity so guided just putting some water down, kissing there. Oh, that's cool. Just put putting it down to make it stop flowing. There's so many things you can do in so many different ways to apply paint to paper, So definitely just experiment with your paints and the see how you can. You can work with it. Just doing its watch more is when you find yourself have having a hard time to stop. That's when you know you're in a good flow. You just wanna get in there and the hey, put some paint to the so the paper. That's what we are aiming to do And don't use way to experience defensive paper for this very important. Use something that you you're okay with experimenting on. 8. 6) Grab a new Brush: Okay, guys, this is one of my favorites. This is the new tool. Heck, I know you have something laying around that you haven't used that much. Maybe you have a brush that you're scared of, boy. New type of paper. I encourage you. If you're creatively blocked to just grab whatever you have. I think I have it. This brush that I haven't tried out and just We'll try it. See what can do. And them. I'm just trying to see How does it how much water can I put in it? And the how does it work when I am painting you Small stroke here. Thin strokes. How can I vary it from thin to thick? Try to see how many ways you can come up with, but this brush can do things You just you think it is a stamp from on one side and on another side. See if I can get that sip to be super thin can actually very a lot this brush. I promise you this will create some sort of idea. Almost guaranteed. And if it doesn't, at least you will get some some brush practice, which is always good. See that looks kind of like a leaf. How cool is that? Um, of course. It doesn't have to be a brush. You can all so experiment with new paper or new paint? Of course. But we did cover that in there in the earlier Heck, so is just putting down a lot of water also a water mist spray. Or if you just got some new salt for the kitchen, you can experiment with that to create some texture. So many things to experiment with. And here you really have to think about this as the process and not as a result. You can see this, Not something I would post on Instagram as some innovative Vedova Beautiful picture. This is all about me and my brush. And if you can get into that mindset, you, uh, well on your way, it's when you kind of overthink things that it gets in your way. Just trying to to dry, brushing his well, really trying to push this brush as much as I can to see how it can vary also holding it high on the handle on low, low on closer to the bristles. Just to see if that effects my movement and my brush, and it really does so experiment and have fun and you will quickly loosen up, I promise you. But you have to trust that it's the process and not the results that I important here. Don't just putting some water in the earlier Let's watch there. Okay, get going. 9. 7) Paint and Repeat: Now this is a powerful one. I'm going to show you this. Heck, I call it the pain and repeat because we're going to paint the same subject. A lot of times it sounds boring. It isn't. I just Googled chair bottoms because I decided to go with cherry blossoms like I said in my in the Heck About Memory lane that I wanted to dive into cherry blossoms and just go in close to them. So I'm gonna stick with that and just paint some cherry blossoms. And when I said Repeat paint and repeat, that's exactly what I mean. Just find a picture of cherry blossoms, find more than one, find a lot of pictures and just paint. Whatever you see campaign the same cherry blossom from different angles, different stages of bloom. And if it's looking down into it like it's very open art from side when it's closed, just painted a lot of times try to get do it in different ways. If you feel like it, this is again not about the This is not about the result. This is definitely about the process, so it's totally fine if some of them just looks like blobs. Um, that's not a problem. They will. And that's totally fine. If it does look like a blob, then the then you might have learned something that can avoid it from being blob fish next time. So So that's pretty cool. So look at this. More like an learning experience and not about creating anything Super beautiful. I promise you that maybe one of these seen I'm just doing the middle first just to see how that works. Just going in with water to create the pedals, letting it bleed. If you, uh, look at this as a learning experience of promise you they'll be Maybe you wanted to off these styles that you actually really enjoyed, and especially that you really enjoyed the result. And maybe that'll make you paint a and in time, achieving that particular style. So that would be kind of cool, wasn't, wouldn't it? I think I really like to create the center first and just drag out the color from from the center with my with my water here. So I think I'm gonna work more with that. Just this is very much e just dry on dry white house or wet on dry technique, different amounts of water in in the brush stepping in a little more color here, but basically just went on dry here. Just dip it in a little bit of green to see how that would mingle. I know that it might be a little scary, and I we talked about simplifying and not doing too much. But this is just part of the process. Just put in a little bit new combos as well, um, to just go with the flow. And if the flow says to add more color in a different tone, totally do it. It's, ah, apart off, sparking that joy again and getting you to move creatively again. Just go with the flow and listen to your stomach and your the way you feel about this process. I'm just adding a little bit of Payne's gray here, too. Cool it down a little bit and I think that is it. So I'm gonna let this dry and compact it not strike. And there, if you are doing this in stages like I am just just the break to get some coffee or a cup of tea or something that will relax your mind and the keep you keep you in your floor tongue. Don't cheat and go on on instagram or social media. Don't do that. That would just be self sabotage. So stay away from your phone and get some. See? Yeah, I'm just adding the details to the flowers. Mr. Wedding it a little bit. Let some of the paint slow and again. Don't be to precise here. You don't just wanna keep going and try. It appears relaxed as possible. You can see I'm just using the tip of my brush here, too, to do some some small mocks here just to to show the center of the flower. And I'm doing them in a new combos and doing the small lines. That kind of a touch iss the dots to the center in the quinacrine rules. And I can feel that this exercise is really just loosening up, uh, for me. And I think it's this thing about repeating a subject and you can totally repeat any subject. You feel like you can pained flowers like I'm doing or leaves or well, you can do houses or shoes or fruit of whatever you into just paint One subject and you can . It's easy to find a lot of different styles of that subject if you google it or oh, if you go on Pinterest and let's take shoes, for example, home and shoes are there. It's if you diving deeply s a lot of shoes. And so I think almost any subject can be repeated in a platitude of weight ways. So just go ahead and dive into a subject that you really like. I like flowers so naturally that's what my my mind was wandering, too. But that's totally up to you and might also depend on what you are experiencing in that first exercise with memory Lane. Maybe you have a subject subject that you want to explore. Hey, I'm just doing a second layer off pedals on some of the flowers here just to get some transparency going in the seeing how that effects are flowers and really like how that created a kind of open flower here. So that's cool. Not sure if it looks in telling hockey cherry blossom, but that's totally fine. I can see that when I have so many that it does look like cherry blossoms. So that's the fact that some of them doesn't doesn't matter at all. It's totally fine. But now we actually turned but this excess and ready for the last one. 10. 8) Mix it up: So now we have our beautiful cherry blossoms here and when I'm creatively blocked. One of my favorite ways to get out of it is to go down my pencil case and just grab whatever I have that I haven't tried in a long time, some just grabbing some stuff here. Graphite pencil, a fine liner and a calligraphy pen of some sort that I bought when I thought I was going to do calligraphy, which never actually followed up on. But now I can use it for this, hopefully. So I'm just grabbing one of them and just ah, going in and see what how I can use them and this really like when he was sitting in the A lecture or in a little, maybe a little bit of a boring meeting at work, and you stop doodling on your on those pages that you're just written down some notes on. Because this is this is totally, just a little thing, and it's so relaxing at a kind of just let your mind wander, and I think that's a good idea. It's It's like a mental break. At the same time, you are exploring a new medium, which is is so giving and they can spark some new ideas. So I definitely recommend this if you are in any way creatively blocked, often times when you are creatively blocked. And I said this before, but I'm gonna say it again. You need a break and the oftentimes it's just because your your mind has been way occupied and you wanna still paint. But do it where you don't have to think too much. So doodles a great way to do that. And if you're off course, if it this ah, new medium thing Mitt gets you to think too much, then I recommend just going in with one. And don't overdo it. I to choose three, uh, other things here to play around with. Just go with one that you maybe haven't tried in a while and going going with no fear, Um, and just doodle on your you're painting and you will hopefully see some some, uh, results. Maybe it maybe it's not gonna be as beautiful as it is in your mind and that I have to tell you, seriously, it doesn't matter how it looks. This is not about the end result. This is about getting over a creative block. So, uh, it's two very different things, and it might surprise you and look amazing, but that's not all main focus, and that is so important. But I get it. Uh, I I want to create beautiful stuff as well. And And you will again, I promise. A creative block. It's never final. Um, but you have to get out of it before you can create beautiful stuff again. BS often when we're creatively blocked, you can see it in our results in the I have days where can't create if Ah, if I wanted to, I would not be able to do it. And that is totally fine. Ah, even though I'm a professional and the live doing this, I also have these days all of us do, and that is totally fine. I have two small kids. Eso this without too much sleep can cause that or if they were so sad and they cried in the morning, I can be creatively blocked as well. So I try to start out my day during these some of these exercises to get my mind off. Um, whatever I was thinking about, try to to put my mind at ease. You can see I'm just going in with the calligraphy pen at the moment. I'm not gonna explain my process here. As you might have noticed, I'm mostly just talking over it about this creativity block because the process here is not that important. Important thing is to act to use different mediums to get out of your your mindset. 11. 9) Go Abstract: Are you ready for our last hack? Creativity? Heck, this one is a Superfund one. So I encourage you to put on some music and just go abstract. You can see I just put down some water on my patria and just letting the color flow into the water and just seeing how it translates. And I'm just going in without any any idea of how this will turn out, and I am have sped up this process for you. So you're not sitting here and watching me do this for a long time, but you should be able to see what I'm doing. Just doing it. Some of the things that I learned with my brush in the decision about the new tools New brush. Um, just seeing how I can use it on the tip and onside, dragging it dry, brushing it just to use what I I already practiced two stepping in some water here and there. Splatters, not really knowing where to go. And I'm just using a little bit more color. This is E the roast connect and Rose. Just giving it in to see how that effects the pain. Then how how it works. with each other and just putting in a little bit of the yellow as well in a bit more. Off the pains. Great, too, really pump up the volume off the color Nam, using life smaller brush to create some lines, strip dipping in some some pain into the into the lines. And you can really see how a lot of the things that I did in the exercise actually translated into this piece. So it's really us also to show you that a lot of the things that we do in the exercise, even if it might seem super boring and and different and just one of paint it all translates in the into something that you can use to create even more beautiful pieces. And I think this doing an abstract thing is actually one of the best ways to to really push yourself out of that creativity block because abstracts us so fun and you really don't have to think I don't want to go in and have a motive in mind. Just go with the flow. If you want to explore some things in here, it could be how to use both within wet and wet on dry. So try to get that softness off the mixing colors on the in the water, but also using the brush just on dry land to see if you can get some nice hard lines and some texture. And, yeah, just some some life. Really. I think the dynamic off a abstract piece really happens somewhere in between the softness in the hardness of the lines just in a little bit of splatter there as well. That's him. This is not really looking like anything at the moment, but I'm actually super inspired by those cherry blossoms. So I am going to add some share. It blossoms just because now we're I have them home. Her mind did the send her first, though, like, uh, discovered earlier in my exercise. Let us definitely the best way to do it for me anyway. Of course, you can totally do it in another way as well, but I kind of liked how it it it looks just doing just painting these in in the white spaces and as your soul. Before I didn't plan for this, I just I'm just You can see any white spaces that are cherry blossom shaped I'm just kind of painting the cherry blossoms where there is white space, and then we can and you can work with it if I feel like it. But right now, I just wanted to add some cherry blossoms, and I know that that is not super abstract, and that's totally fine. If you wanted to keep it completely abstract, you should definitely go for that. And, uh, I just wanted to add flowers because I was feeling the inspiration from my earlier exercises, which is really, really cool because that shows us that it works. I'm just adding more color, and that's Notre. No right way to do this. This is all up to you to creed beautiful, beautiful art and not be afraid of the process is really all about process and just getting back in the flow to get away from that annoying creative block because it's the worst. But I know you can get through it, and either you take a break or you push through with these creative exercises. I know you can do that, and I'm actually going outside off this guess composition I actually created with this splash of color in the its shape. I just wanted to to add some cherry blossoms outside of the shapes. Well, to kind of create a flow from the bottom left to the top. Right. So Okay, just adding a flower, That's what Seriously, when there's a white spit spot you can at what ever you have, but I really feel like these. So I was, uh, working well with with this composition yet? No, I'm going outside of the frame here just to add that flow. You can see how many how loose I am. Actually, when I'm painting these, it's I'm not thinking too much. And I'm not using many colors, either. It's just thes uh, this Connect and Rose and Payne's gray and just working away. I'm letting the paint dry and we can come back to it. There you go. You can see how dried up very light. Um, I did use a lot of water, so that explains it. Okay, I decided while they was trying to go even further with this composition and create some branches, A swell for these flowers. Um, so just adding a bent dik Browne Brian Schear. So let's see how that will work. And I'm just doing this to I'm just kind of working my way around the lines that I already created. So I'm not being I don't really have a way to paint this in my mind. I'm just going with with what I I feel like my my paintings already giving me. I think when you're working like this, you get a lot more beautiful, slow to the painting. But you really have to trust the process because it's all about the process and not much about thinking in it. Really. Um, I wouldn't be able to plan for a competition like this. And when you are trying your to paint this paint something abstract, you won't be able to come up with this exact painting because it's all very much in the hand off the brush holder. But you will be able to create something that is abstract, and that is the point, really, to create something that it's just you and your brush and just ah, you going with the flow. So I want you to not be intimidated by this conversation because it looks super so by a complex, especially that washing the background and you've seen me created and it was super fast. And the Of course, you can try to recreate it if you want, and I know a lot of your will. But when you've done that, maybe try to experiment with your own composition and just letting you pay your paint and brush flow and dance on the paper and see how it mingles in the water and and with the paint. So just a a bit often of advisor, especially when it comes to creating ah, conquering a creative blocks. Um, being able to trust yourself is one of the most important things. So the thing we talked about it when you're not trying not to compare yourself to others, you really have to trust yourself and trust your process. And don't compare yourself to any others. Just compare yourself to you and you'll be you'll be totally fine. Just stock inning the color here and, uh, Penny, a little bit of negative painting here. Just create some lines that I felt was already there. They could create some to mention in the in the painting as well. I'm not sure where they're going, but I felt like bond. This needed some lines so just putting them in there. I think when we're painting like this, there's a lot off things that kind of in the back of our heads. Maybe we is. You painted. Sorry, Maybe we painted something similar, um, last week or a couple of weeks ago, or just seen something on somewhere and kind of just, uh stored itself in all memory, and at some point, we're going to pick it up and and use it as an inspiration without maybe even knowing it. And I think the lines that I create before it's just something I did in a painting I did in the in winter. And I think that's I think I like that technique and wanted to try it again. So that might just be the thing. I'm just talking some areas as well. I think a lot. Well, I'm not a lot. I think all paintings go through a ugly face and the this is no exception. I think we all need to get in through a face where this we have no idea what this is going , and especially when we're painting abstract pieces. It's so important to not be discouraged by this being not like we have wanted, and especially with abstract pieces. We don't even know if it's going to end up in anything really that we would like. But that's totally fine. We just embrace the process here again. If you are doing this abstract piece, too, to get out off crazy block, really make sure that you are simplifying. So don't use to many colors. Use a few and only add more. If you really feel like it's important. And also just a used one or two brushes, you can do a lot with one brush like way. So earlier. Um, so do not over complicate this and don't have too many of reference photos either. You don't wanna go there when you are doing abstract. You just wanna go with the flow and and just the pain, what's on your mind and the reason I could do something like this. It's because these flowers already on my mind so I'm not using references for these. I'm just painting them in a super simple way, so they, uh, kind of just happen, and I don't plan for it at all. So definitely do that. You can see I just dark and the the branch a little here and Ah, just going to work a little bit on the details. And, uh, I just wanted to show you that I'm just working from from these bigger shapes of small shapes, kind of continuously and not thinking too much and just going in to see where I want my my pain to go. Now the pain has dried, and I am ready to do saw the final touches, and I'm actually going to add some fine line, I think, to enhance some of the shapes. Just because I found this to be the best medium when I did the exercises earlier. Maybe not the best medium, but a medium that I just really liked. And the totally do this in pencil or the what the calligraphy pen is. Well, thought I liked the fine liner, and I think it works really well. So just adding small details here, you can do whatever you feel like. You can mix it with other mediums. If you've experiments experience, mend it with other mediums as well. Of course, um as we talked about this so many weight ways to do this and so many possibilities, so you just do what you would you feel is right. And I'm just putting the final touches on my my painting here. And, uh, this turned out to be a semi abstract, I guess so. Not completely abstract, but more like semi abstract. And I actually really like this conversation. It works really well, but you really don't have to think about your outcome when you're doing this. The outcome is to get over your creative block, so just try to go with the flow, listen to have stomach and just go where it feels natural to you. And I promise you that it will be great. The most important thing is that you get your brushes to the pain and paint without fear. So let that be the very most important thing about this this class pain without fear and put some paint to your paper and you should be good to go. And I will see you in our wrap up in a second 12. Wrap up: Hi. And thank you so much. Thank you so much for taking this class with me. I really hope that you learn some techniques here too. Oh, come a great block. I'm not sure if you already have one, or you just experienced it and want to get ahead of it. But either way, I hope that you got some very, very hands on tricks to Congo, your creative block so we can get out and paint again. And if you try some of the things in the class that I explained here, maybe you solve the mark makings or the experiments with brush or even the abstract piece. I would love to see it in, Uh, make sure to take me on instagram or share your project. And if you like the glass, please leave a review below. That would mean the world and, uh, follow me if you want to know when my next class is out, so I will see you. It