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November 14, 2013


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How to get rid of ART BLOCKS

Thu Nov 14, 2013, 1:42 AM

Hey guys!! I've had this question a lot so I thought I'd take the time and answer it for everyone. This is what works for me the best, how do you guys do it?

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FeatherSpiral Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
"... how do you guys do it?"
Like nearly 95% of all hobby artists, I procrastinate until it passes. ;P
I've tried taking requests and commissions to help, but it doesn't work so good.
Nick-Matulich Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
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Whit-Cream Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is the best thing EVER! I'm actually in an art block right now,so thank you for posting this!
asataylor Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
Thanks a lot man.  I've been blocked up for a while now and I'm gonna give this a shot.

Thanks again.
halekstone Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
Great advice! Loved the video and watching you draw. ^_^
lietchgoo Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013
very helpful! Thank you!
Sagakarikikkaru Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You just put everything in perspective man...
yakkingyetis Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
once heard a podcast about a mathematician not having a math block so an artist shouldn't have an artblock. Just tackle it and get the results if you're a professional. 
SpaceAlchemist Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
thanks man, great video. I've never linked art block to confidence, it all makes sense now :D
Anngelise Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
that is SUCH an amazing advise!
it works great :heart:

it's actually so curious the way the human mind works!

for me I kind of get my confidence back also when looking at some master's drawing/painting process, like yours or Feng Zhu's videos about concept design when he shows everything step by step

and it's like realizing all over again that the way they start their pieces is just as simple as the way I start mine, everything looks shapeless and messy and ugly at the beginning, and I am like 'hey this is actually not so impossible or difficult' and the sudden motivation to draw comes back again! haha
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