Quote of the Week!

Embrace Progress, Not Perfection

“Practice makes progress, creating a better version of ourselves

with every step.” 

~ Vinh Van Lam

Perfection is an illusion that often hinders us from achieving our full potential and sharing our creations with the world. As we wait for perfection, we could wait forever, trapped in an endless cycle of refinement and self-doubt.

This pursuit of perfection is particularly detrimental for artists, designers, and creators of all kinds. If they seek perfection, they may find themselves seeking forever, endlessly tweaking and adjusting their work, never feeling satisfied enough to release it into the world. They delay sharing their masterpiece, depriving the world of their unique perspectives and talents.

The truth is, perfection is a mirage, an unattainable ideal that can paralyze us and prevent us from growing and evolving. Instead of chasing an impossible dream, we should embrace the journey of continuous improvement. Each time we practice our craft, we inch closer to mastery, refining our skills and honing our abilities.

Progress lies in the act of creating itself. The more we immerse ourselves in the creative process, the more we learn, the more we grow, and the better we become. Every brushstroke, every line of code, every note played is an opportunity to refine our technique and deepen our understanding.

Moreover, the process of creating is not just about the end product; it’s about the journey itself. The act of creating is a form of self-expression, a way to explore our thoughts, emotions, and perspectives. By consistently engaging in creative endeavors, we unlock new avenues for personal growth and self-discovery.

So, instead of waiting for perfection, let us embrace the idea of progress. Let us create with abandon, experiment fearlessly, and revel in the joy of the creative process. Each creation, no matter how imperfect, is a stepping stone towards mastery, a testament to our dedication and growth.

Remember, true greatness lies not in the pursuit of an unattainable ideal but in the continuous journey of self-improvement. Practice makes progress, and with each step, we become a better version of ourselves, leaving a trail of accomplishments and artistic expressions in our wake.

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Vinh Van Lam
the authorVinh Van Lam
Vinh Van Lam, co-founder of ArtSHINE, is a visionary art coach and entrepreneur with a passion for fostering creativity. With a diverse background in art and business, he brings a unique perspective to empower emerging artists, enabling them to thrive in the dynamic art industry through the innovative platform of ArtSHINE.

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