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Optimal Conditions For Creating Art

Caravaggio lived before and was an inspiration to Rembrandt. He made these still life paintings of fruit, giving each a different texture to brag about his skills. He broke part of a wall and ceiling in his apartment to get the perfect light from above on his still life, which he naturally got in trouble for with his landlord.

You don’t have to be as rigorous, of course. It can be small things: put your drawing tools within reach, and maybe put your gaming gear out of reach. Put time limits on being on social media. Plan in an immutable time in your schedule for making art.

What changes do you make in your environment for your art?