Anyone Can Be An Artist, Yet Not Everyone Believes It

Is it time to release the artist within?

Christopher P Jones


Persian Nightingales (1917) by Paul Klee.
Gouache, watercolor, and pen and black ink over graphite on laid paper, mounted on cardboard; the sheet bordered at the top with yellow paper strip mounted to support. 22.8 × 18.1 cm. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, U.S. Image source NGA

I’m here to tell you: anyone can be an artist.

There’s no special method to being creative, nor are there any perfect conditions.

The urge to make art comes from within and is often irresistible. Yet for some people, acting on their creative impulse…