This Latina Artist Came Back From a Fishing Trip and Created Amazing Artwork

Presented By Vamos A Pescar

Being an artist is pretty dope. I get to tap into the creative side of my brain, and pour my heart and soul into my art. I’ve expressed myself through my artwork my entire life.

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But sometimes, despite how much I hate it, I get hella creatively blocked. It’s the absolute worst.

As an artist, being creatively blocked is a nightmare. Whenever it happens, I try my best to get inspired and find my way back to my creative groove.

But here’s the thing: when I’m creating, I’m usually in the same studio. Every. Single. Day. I see the same laptop, the same coffee mug, the same four walls and a door. It can be a really stifling environment when I’m trying to get those creative juices flowin’.

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So this last time I found myself blocked, I knew I had to change my environment.  Because if I’m not creating, I’m not happy. My life is so busy with traffic, phone calls and internet distractions, that I knew I needed to get away somewhere quiet and peaceful. I needed to head to the great outdoors, and figured a fishing trip might be just the thing. After all, it’s one of my dad’s favorite past-times so I finally decided to take him up on the offer of a weekend fishing trip.

I know, you’re probably all like “Whaaaat?”, but it was the best decision I could have ever made! Trust me. Being totally immersed in nature was so peaceful and special.

Plus, I got to spend time with my familia, free of distractions. And my dad was super excited that I’d finally decided to join him and my mom. It was just what I needed to feel centered.

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The crazy part about it all was that I didn’t think about my work once. I could completely clear my mind and enjoy fishing and boating, the fresh air, and being away from the hustle and grind of everyday life.

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I focused all of my energy into learning how to fish, not even thinking about my creative block. But then the craziest thing happened – I came back from the fishing and boating trip and BAM! Inspiration overload!

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I could face my artistic projects with a new vigor. I was refreshed, inspired, ready to create and best of all: unblocked AF! Going fishing was the best decision I could have made as an artist.

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It was totally worth it. If you’ve ever experienced a creative block like me, don’t stress. This video has helped me just like fishing has. Also, knowing you’re not the only one out there who’s experienced a creative block helps too. We’re all in this together.

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