if you treat your tools and materials with respect, treat yourself with respect too. you're a crucial part of the process.
it basically becomes an annoying part of the project. i don't like it, but i know the project isn't going to be as good if i don't do it. press your seams, block your knits, drink your water.
maybe this is obvious, but it took me a while to grasp.
on the other hand, if i appeal to my perfectionism, i can instead say, this project is not going to be at the standard i expect it to be if i am hungry/sleep deprived/dehydrated. and that works a lot better. i'm not happy about it, but i'll do it.
like if i'm working on a project, and i think, i should eat/sleep/drink water to be healthy, i'm unlikely to listen to that impulse, because i know that i can survive not doing the healthy thing just this once.
beep beep new #art post
first time doing writing while painting, so that's pretty cool
happy pride month y'all
(commiseration is very welcome though)
i am in the process of dealing with it, advice unwelcome
mostly human, ontological anarchist, anatomically disorganised catboy, doing a phd in reservoir computing
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