When you have been painting for weeks, and then you end up making a silly mistake, and your canvas gets destroyed.Most of the artist tend to leave the art others to tend to start the painting afresh and others just turn the lemon to lemonade this means that they can be able to turn the mistake into a masterpiece.
If you happen to be using watercolors and end up destroying your canvas you can rectify the mistake by using water spray. It may sound bogus but the only way to ensure that the painting is not destroyed in general to make sure that you cover the rest of the canvas with a masking tape to ensure that there is no right painting that is destroyed.
Another method that you can use to overcome the mistakes is the use of this means that you can be able to correct the parts that were over painted.
Having an art block is normal for every one the difference is how you are going to overcome the block and how you are going to be inspired to be able to start painting again.
When you get an art block, and you can't be able to paint the first thing is to take it positively by doing this you can be able to come up with new ways and come out of your cocoon of art blockage.
If you are a professional artist the good thing to do first is to go to the local art community center by doing this you will have the ability to see what others are doing and come up with ideas
The other thing you can do is call your friends to go to an event like hiking and come up with sketches that inspire you during the journey or even try sketching your surrounding this will help you get rid of the art block.
Having a critique for your work is very important a critic helps you overcome your challenges and helps you become better ,you can invite a fellow artist to come and see your work in order for him to critique and help you overcome your block.
Art exhibitions are also places where artist go to get there block removed this is easily done by seeing what other artists are drawing and being inspired by this helps you get into the mood of drawing you can also talk to the artist and he can give you new ideas.
Sometimes artist block may be due to boredom or just seeing the canvas for long you can just have a break and have a distraction like going swimming or playing football after some time you will be able to overcome the block.