PARTICIPATORY SPORT FOR CRAFT ARTISTS
As we’re in the 21st century, we can hardly afford to be perfectionists. Our plates are piled far too high with deadlines, and as a result, quantity often trumps quality as our top priority.
For artists, writers, chefs, and anyone else in the business of developing concepts and seeing them through to the finish line, it can be nearly impossible to come to terms with this reality. Once a piece of art, literature, or cuisine is released to the world, it becomes synonymous with its creator, and an indicator of his or her artistic integrity and craftsmanship. Therefore, it’s easy to understand why the perfectionist attitude is so difficult for some creative people to shake.
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