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Challenging Yourself to Become a Better ArtistLike others here, I get asked a lot of questions about my art, my process, techniques, and my inspiration. One of the questions I get asked that makes me both smile and laugh is, "How did you get so good?" Half the time it's a rhetorical question, and the other half is people genuinely wanting to know how to get better at art.Challenging Yourself to Become a Better Artist by Rahll
The answer is deceptively simple: I challenge myself and maintain a positive attitude.
RISE TO THE CHALLENGE
Now you might say, "Well, everything I do is a challenge, I'm not that good yet." But that's not what I mean. Of course getting better at art is challenging, and even when you're what others might consider a master, art never stops being a challenge.
But what I'm talking about is specifically setting goals for yourself and taking on projects that you KNOW are going to make you struggle. The projects that you KNOW are going to make you want to give up and do something else.
I find that a lot of people sort of stick to a specific niche and never reall
Finding IdeasWhere do artists find ideas? It's something that creative people are often asked by less-creative people, and there's always a temptation to say things like "everywhere!" or "I send away for them -- they're $50 for a pack of 20." However, that's not really very helpful to someone who is sitting in front of a blank piece of paper or staring at a blank computer screen right now, thinking "what am I going to do now?"Finding Ideas by Vineris
The thing is, ideas are like fish in a lake. Sometimes you're hip-deep in a swarm of them, other times you can't find a single one to save your life. Sometimes they're obvious and other times they're camouflaged. And sometimes you fish one out and think "this isn't what I'm looking for at all!" and you throw it back.
Unlike fish, though, you can't fish too many ideas out of the pool. Even when all the obvious or tasty ones seem to be gone, there's always more lurking at the bottom. You just have to g
Inspiration and ThemesWe all have had the horrid thing known as a block. Haven't we? These are just ideas, lines, ect, that are here for your use.Inspiration and Themes by imjustme213
I'm going to focus on traditional drawing, literature, and photography When it comes to ideas/tips. Themes are for every one.
The moon lighting up the empty street....
Another dream yet to be found.....
There's a hand reaching towards the sky....
Getting ready to be thrown away......
Eating up every bit of me.........
Watching the waves........
Dance of the damned........
Silence is screaming........
Flames dance with.........
The nursery is gathering dust. Again.
She misses you. I hate you.
I miss our days of dancing.
The seeds have drowned.
You are slipping away so quickly.
The end is closer than you think.
Ideas/tips for lit.
-Look out a window. Write down about what you see. The people, the scenery, the colors, ect. Be as descriptive as you want, and try to use less common words.
-Pick a visual piece