I Am Trying to Become An Artist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Creating Art

    My dream is to become an artist. When I am older (than what I am now) I hope to own a gallery of my art work, which would include a number of different types of medium. I am not qualified in Art, but surely this isn't necessary, is it?
    woollyjacket woollyjacket
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2011

    Even though I have painted some small birds

    before, this was a large canvas and the first eagle I ever painted. It was for a friend of the family who requested it. 
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling
    26-30, F
    Sep 18, 2014


    Art is my life.Being an artist is the only thing I want in life.
    xxbloodlustxx xxbloodlustxx
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2009

    Photographer, Writer, Painter

    pretty much every kind of art. I don't want to be a professional, I just want to express myself. Thats what its all about. So long as I am expressing my emotions and thoughts, I am creating art, I am an artist.
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 17, 2009

    Every Picture Tells A Story...

    I paint custom wall murals, and I am way too critical of my own work, I have discovered that when I get to a point where I am overly critical or something isn't just right it really helps to step away for a while and go back later with a different perspective.
    fetishforfun fetishforfun
    46-50, F
    Apr 17, 2012


    For a few months now, maybe more like a year, I've been keeping my work to myself. I'm far from being where I want to be, although I have improved a great deal over the years. I used to show my work online and to my family. Then I deleted my website and stopped showing my work...
    Smokeandpencils Smokeandpencils
    31-35, F
    Nov 8, 2013

    expression Through Art

     After a life changing experience earlier this year left me with anxiety and panic attacks, one day I'll write about it in the Stalking section, I locked myself away and began to draw and paint on a serious level. As I gained my confidence, I started to work a little more in...
    theoldmillhouse theoldmillhouse
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Sep 16, 2009
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