Getting Over Artistic Blocks and Boundaries

Every artist knows that there’s something like artistic blocks and boundaries. And, that it can be hard to overcome these problems when you want to be creative. People that don’t know anything about art, doesn’t think that artistic block does really exist, but it can be a real problem for an artist. Here’s some great ways of getting over your artistic blocks and boundaries, when you need to start working.

Set a routine for yourself

Routine is important for everyone, but it’s more important for an artist. Creating and sticking to a routine will ensure that you get to work on creating art. A routine is very important to every artist, no matter if you are writing, paining or even sculpting.

To have a routine for artistic block was studied and proven to work. The study proves that having a routine, doesn’t only make sure that you’re getting to work, but also improves your creativity and help you to form new creative ideas.


This might sound stupid, but an artist is allowed to daydream. It’s even recommended that an artist just sat in a calm and relaxed environment and daydream.  The best art is created by an artist that knows how to daydream and create unique ideas in their heads. 

This will make sure that you don’t struggle with artistic blocks and boundaries. Artists that’s just on the go all the time, and forgot to get back to daydream, are normally the artist that’s struggle to start being creative again, and to create great pieces of art.

The best way to daydream is to find you a spot that’s quiet and peaceful. Then, you’re just thinking, daydreaming about what you can create and thinking about life in general. It’s important not to think about any negative thoughts, because this might be the reason why you struggle to daydream in the first place. We tend to let our problems and worries run our lives and our minds. 

Going for a walk

If you need to start with the project and you’re just getting nowhere, then going for a walk, thinking about something completely different may just do the trick. Sometimes, artist is over thinking an idea, and this can lead to artistic block. Going for a walk thinking about something different, and just relaxing, might be your answer.

When you’re back from your walk, get back to work, and you will see that this exercise did do the trick, and you’re focused again.

Go to a new place

Sometimes we are so used to the place where we work every day, which we forgot about places that’s really beautiful and inspirational. If you’re struggling to find some new inspiration, then it’s time to find new places where you will get some inspiration. 

Every person has its own way of getting inspiration for creating art, but it is important to always look for new inspiration and going to a new place, you might just find what you were looking for.

Struggling with artistic block or boundaries can be frustrating. Especially, if the artist is working under pressure and can’t create the art that they really hoped for. With these tips, you will be able to get back to work and start being creative again. With some guidance and tips, any artist can get over their artistic block and boundaries, and create the best possible art pieces.