I Love Art But Have No Talent For It

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    I have nothing but admiration

    for artists and potters. Painters and the like. But. Sad to say. There's more talent in a biro than there is in me. Couldn't draw a straight line if my life depended on it!!
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 16, 2014

    I admire art, specially

    when it expresses the emotion of the artist at the current time. I like the drawings to have meaning, to be more than just something that someone drew one day because they were bored. You can tell the difference, at least I can.
    SitusInversus SitusInversus
    Sep 15, 2014


    I don't like the word "talent" as I've said before in comments on one of my art stories. No one is born with the ability to paint, draw, write or play music, write poetry or anything else. One applies one's self with enthusiasm and care to what one really wants to...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo
    31-35, M
    11 Responses Jul 20, 2009

    Loving It Was Never Enough

    A feeling would sink into me, the feeling of envy. Not for beauty, attention, but for a talent. A talent for what i love, though loving was never enough. I would look distantly at the scraps and doodles i made. Maybe one day i will learn what art truly is. I know art is a...
    aliya16 aliya16
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2011

    I Want To Do All The Things!

    I am going through a rough time and when I was at the lowest point in my life, I was taught how therapeutic creating different types of art was. I now want to go back to it but I'm having a lot of trouble buckling down to learn anything. I wish I could draw so I could also show...
    narnialilly narnialilly
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2013

    In This Respect, Not My Mother's Daughter!!

    My mom can sew, crochet, knit, paint, draw, needlepoint and contruct a gingerbread house she baked herself.  I , however, don't have a creative bone in my body, much to my chagrin!!!!!
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2009
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