- Christoper Miller
Is a Messy Workroom A Sign of Great Work or Bad Work?
I committed to painting each and every day. But when I find myself in the studio every day, strange thoughts often rise from the subconscious. While painting, I realized that I've been cleaning the junk out of my art room these past few months. Less and less clutter was stacked around my legs, but many new canvases leaned against the far wall.
I pulled back my shoulders with a bit of egotistic pride. "I'm getting more serious and now my space is getting more serious," I declared. But I rethought, that thought.
But is that a good thing or a bad thing? Creativity should be a cluttered random process, shouldn't it? Or does good creativity arise from a more formal and structured set of discipline and control? Which is it? Am I better now or was I truly a more carefree artist before?
What do you think? Do you think a clean studio implies a more series artist? Or is a clean studio indicative of a repressed person? Share your thoughts as I continue my journey!