Falling Short of Perfection

The better your technique, the more impossible your standards.

The craftsperson biggest enemy is perfectionism. Every creation exists in two dimensions – in the imaginary idea realm and in the material result and more often than a non-crafty person would suspect these two have mismatches. Each imperfection is experienced as failure. On the other side if one continues to alter its creation it will never be finished.

For practitioner, the ‘obsession with perfection is prescription for a failure.’

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