I Want to Do More Art

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 196 People

    It Used To Come Natural

    I've heard of artists using their depression as inspiration fron their art. Why couldn't I do that?  No depression kinda drained me of my will to be creative. Somedays I'd even try to force myself to draw. I'd sit there staring at a blank piece of paper waiting for...
    Ema916 Ema916
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2010

    Without Art... My Life Is Grey.

    I'm doing a course at TAFE this year. In Term 1, my life was totally taken up by it, and in my spare time I was just too tired. It felt like my usually vibrant life had turned grey. This all made me mildly depressed.The holidays came along and I fully burst with creativity. I...
    DaisyHaneisha DaisyHaneisha
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 12, 2011

    Art

    i miss drawing just having heard time finding time...
    daisynfamily daisynfamily
    31-35
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

    Never Enough

    I never feel like I'm drawing or painting as much as I should be.  Granted, I paint a lot, just not every day.  I constantly have the feeling like I'm not being as productive as I should be.  Maybe I'm just lethargic by nature, or just being too hard on myself like...
    AppleJelle AppleJelle
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 21, 2010

    I Need to Create to Be Happy...

    I need to find a way to express my unique voice and perspective to be completely fulfilled. The trouble is finding out how...I can't really draw stick figures correctly, my paintings are flat and childish, I have trouble with thinking in 3 dimensions so pottery and carving are...
    Moodle Moodle
    31-35
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2008

    Drawing & Painting & Photographing

    First an off-topic note. "Draw" and "paint" and "photograph" are all verbs so "drawing" and "painting" and "photographing" are gerunds. But "drawing" and "painting" may be used as nouns to indicate the object drawn or painted, while draw and paint do not: my painting is not yet...
    CFOM CFOM
    70+, M
    Dec 6, 2012

    Working On It

    After a creative "dry spell" of about 4 years, I have only recently begun draw/sketch again. I'm starting small (doodles on envelopes, comics on notebook paper, ect.), but my goal is to work my way back up to painting portraits.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Oct 14, 2010

    More More

    art is something i do, just not enough. i'll get on kicks about one thing like painting and i'll paint for a week and then i'm done. i do a litttle bit of everything. painting, photography, jewelry, candle making. i just need to do all of it more of the time. maybe if i kept my...
    metalgirl99 metalgirl99
    36-40, F
    Sep 29, 2011
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