For new painters it can be very hard to have a painting that you have been working on for weeks and months to be destroyed by one silly mistake.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.You can cover the rest of the painting using the masking tape this hence helps the painter to rub off the color.
When painting is overdone in an area the only thing you can do to correct the mistake is using the pestle this helps to cover the area that was covered too much into a light space.
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.
The first thing to factor in is to ensure you take the block positively yes I mean you have to be happy about it, you may have painted canvases upon canvases for weeks, and you were doing great but all at once you end up hitting a brick wall this means that you did not become empty what it means is that it is time to start exploring new ideas and styles of painting this can be the break that you were waiting for.
You can beat your art block by visiting local art centers and being inspired to have new ideas through what you see.
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.
Being in the painting studio alone for hours may cause boredom most of the time boredom may result to art block the only way to overcome the art block is to go out and do something that you like apart from painting and upon return the art block may vanish.