I Want To Try Drawing Again

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 385 People

    Question: Does Anybody Do Stippling Without Sketching

    So I started back stippling this weekend and did it without sketching first and the drawing came out ok. I actually feel better doing this than sketching. Does anybody else not sketch before drawing?
    Lacon2 Lacon2
    41-45, F
    May 14, 2013

    I Love Cartoons

    I used to draw cartoons. I started when I was about 4 or 5, I couldn't even write words in the word balloons, so I always had to translate what the characters were saying to my family. At least until I learned to read and write. My brother and I both did a lot of illustrating...
    Sydgrrl Sydgrrl
    46-50, T
    Apr 21, 2010

    I Wanted To Know What People Thought Of My Drawings

    Hey Im new to this website. I like to draw to calm me down. I usually draw with pen only and at the top of my head and just see how it turns out. I stopped drawing for awhile and wanted to start again. I put some of my drawing up in my album. So it would be nice if you can check...
    rawramt rawramt
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 8, 2013

    My Drawing Look Like An Amatuer...

    damn...i dont know whether i should keep drawing as my hobby anymore.. i think i am good ..but i am not...it just some stupid amatuer drawing..who thinks himself good and only can show to children...get a life bro... anybody can do that with much time and effort... sometimes i...
    ProjectF ProjectF
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2012

    When I was visiting my mother last week.

    She had cleaned out the attic and gave me a drawing I had done when I was 8 or 9 years old. OMG... I didn't know I knew how to draw! I am still amazed how well I did...maybe I can do it again!
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    5 Responses May 10, 2015

    I used to draw a couple years ago

    but life completely derailed my drive. I'm currently a Graphic Designer (mostly doing print signage and the occasional website) but would love to be an illustrator someday. I took figure drawing in college but I can hardly take a pencil to paper without blanking out and...
    elliotekun elliotekun
    22-25, M
    Jan 8, 2014

    I Used To Be Good

    But for some reason I'm not anymore. I don't get it, all of a sudden I just couldn't draw very good, its sooooo frustrating.
    PeripheralHallucinations PeripheralHallucinations
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2010

    Fallowing My Dreams In Fine Art

    I have worked in health care for 8 years and for the last 2 i have been very unhappy I enjoyed the patients and meeting new people but was unhappy with the job. I have been wanting to go to college but was unsure what i wanted to do. I felt my job was what was holding me back...
    bezio12883 bezio12883
    31-35
    1 Response Aug 1, 2011

    Would Like To Try!!

    i would like to try drawing again!! im not really that good at it, but i try anyway lol!!! its kinda relaxing for me, and once i get started, i can really get into it, but im by no means an artist lol!!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 12, 2010

    In Stolen Time

    I doodle but i want to make better drawings. Hardly find time to do it. Finished 2:03 am. I shouldn't have wasted this hour and a half when I had actually come to the puter to study.
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Oct 17, 2011

    I Fail.

    I cannot draw anything that is living or supposedly living. I can sketch inanimate objects fairly decently, but not awesomely. I want to work at drawing again, but I have little time to do so :P
    UlricWindfury UlricWindfury
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jan 3, 2010

    I Like To Draw Faces

    But I have to have a picture to copy from :( It can't be from my mind. I don't think. It takes my patience though!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 2, 2009

    I Really Do...

    It has been quite a few years since I started on Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards, eighteen to be exact. Then eight years since I restarted it. Then five years since I took a class and a half. I also want to pick up painting again and drawing is a basic...
    MPsslavetommy MPsslavetommy
    70+, M
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2010

    I made a immature decision several years ago by

    choosing not to take any art classes at school following 6th grade, and now I kind of regret it these days. I've gotten interest in the comic/manga drawing style, but I'd honestly like to learn more than just that. I simply don't know where to start, because I'd like to...
    RoddyB7589 RoddyB7589
    18-21, M
    Aug 3, 2014

    Nude collection 4.0. Why am I drawing nude

    photos? Human body, teaching myself how to draw shadows to make the photo not flat but pop.
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    8 Responses Feb 28

    I have to draw a bit more this year.

    Even if its a couple of things. That will be one of my aims fp this year. I'm not the best at drawing but always time to improve I guess. I used to enjoy seeing people's artwork on here on one of the groups. On the app I cannot see it and never have been able to. Its a real...
    stargirl58 stargirl58
    31-35, F
    Feb 5

    Related Experiences

    Last night my wife finally made me her human toilet. It took years to get her to agree. She said it seemed nasty and disgusting and did not want to do it. But last night she...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    a week ago
    It's been a long day without you, my EPAnd I'll tell you all about it when I see you againWe've come a long way from where we beganOh, I'll tell you all about it when I see you...
    MirusMe MirusMe
    18-21, M
    a week ago
    So EP is coming to an end and I just want to say, even if I haven't posted a lot, that I will for sure miss EP. EP has helped me a lot even if I just found out about this less than...
    Libranastasia Libranastasia
    18-21, F
    1 Response a week ago
    The REAL Reason EP is Closing Down: Death of an Orphan There are multiple factors that have brought us to the point where EP is closing down. I think the most important factor is...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    4 Responses a week ago
    A Manifesto for Experience Project Successor Websites The new EP we want is not the EP of the last few years when management has been dismantling the website piece by piece and...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    Apr 21
    life is pretty much what I call the "battle against the bulge" You can do all the regular stuff like work/family/hobbies etc but ultimately you wake up everyday trying your best to...
    theparttimerapper theparttimerapper
    26-30, M
    Apr 21
    Life for me has always had more downs than ups, but somehow I've always managed to keep fighting through it. EP use to be a place I would come to vent and talk to people and it...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 20
    This is my last. A full two days before I thought I'd be posting it. I thought it'd be a long, sappy ode to EP... But I don't think I can. I don't feel like I want to go back to...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 19
    Well as Ep is drawing to a close accounts are being deleted as people leave for new sites who here who can read this fancy chatting maybe to chat more after Thursday msg me back?
    teddyboylovesboobs1 teddyboylovesboobs1
    41-45, M
    Apr 19
    Well as Ep is drawing to a close accounts are being deleted as people leave for new sites who here who can read this fancy chatting maybe to chat more after Thursday msg me back?
    teddyboylovesboobs1 teddyboylovesboobs1
    41-45, M
    Apr 19
    ok, I never thought of posting this but since ep is closing I thought it would help It was two years ago that this happened, but it started much before that, a friend of mine. in...
    guiltyofinnocence guiltyofinnocence
    18-21, T
    2 Responses Apr 18
    I left my job a month or two ago because I couldn't stand it anymore, I was so stressed and lost I didn't understand any more what I was doing, all people complaining about their...
    Memonster Memonster
    26-30
    Apr 18
    To all my EP friends, our time here is drawing to a close. Please message me if you wish to exchange alternative contact arrangements, so we can stay in touch. If we aren't friends...
    scottie1974 scottie1974
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    1. What is your name? You may call me by "Sydney". 2. How old are you? 13-15. Just to keep myself a little bit mysterious, you know? 3. Are you sure? ... I was a second ago!! D: 4...
    CherryJelly CherryJelly
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    I honestly have been feeling like I want to cry lately... except that I can't. As in I physically can't. The tears don't come. At most a few tears come out but I need a really...
    VioletVivid VioletVivid
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 15
    "faded roses" faded roses on the wallpaper leaves bent back in an imagined wind fingerprints of a thunderstorm cling to the wet image she says it was a lovely thought that gave...
    mudmen mudmen
    70+
    1 Response Apr 15
    ok i never wrote a story before i just got this idea of how it would be keeping my dreams nd thoughts in paper i just wrote one part so please do read it and tell me the flaws and...
    thendofmisery thendofmisery
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    I shared my umbrella with a wonderful old lady today. It was srsly hot, burning weather in here and I'm glad I saw the lady. We had a short walk, and it felt nice. She told me that...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    I have been married nearly 8 yrs & I don't know if staying anymore is right for me. This has not been a perfect marriage and once upon a time I was so in love with my husband. He...
    El04 El04
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 13
    I have been married nearly 8 yrs & I don't know if staying anymore is right for me. This has not been a perfect marriage and once upon a time I was so in love with my husband. He...
    El04 El04
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    I have been married nearly 8 yrs & I don't know if staying anymore is right for me. This has not been a perfect marriage and once upon a time I was so in love with my husband. He...
    El04 El04
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    I have been married nearly 8 yrs & I don't know if staying anymore is right for me. This has not been a perfect marriage and once upon a time I was so in love with my husband. He...
    El04 El04
    31-35, F
    Apr 13
    So I see people are trying to post more experiences and let more things off their chest and telling their stories before EP closes. So I decided, hey, I might as well join the...
    jaeger053 jaeger053
    16-17
    Apr 12
    How did I do it. I wasn't in love with you for first few months but the way you loved me and care for me I fall in love with you. As I start falling in love with you. You was...
    rosecr rosecr
    36-40, F
    Apr 12
    "winterbirds reprise" i unfolded the bright sunlight unbound it from the winter sky held it in my rough hands and let it stream down upon me wash away the night chill from my...
    mudmen mudmen
    70+
    Apr 10
    Throwing back to that tragedy.. 1995 17th on January...in Japan The great hanshin awaji earthquake happened. Almost two million people died(believe it or not,truth) I was only...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up) Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    i am not saying that i am not afraid to get my heart broken again last time it felt like some one just stabbed a knife in my heart i lost the count of the tears that i cried...
    bimvim bimvim
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 10
    (I refer this to Christians going through TRIALS or/and TEMPTATIONS, lest a fellow wishes to wrongly counter the write-up)  Dear Christians and whomever this may concern, God...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    I have a polyamorous boyfriend, I am not. It was awkward for me at first but, I love him and he is very open with me about everything and I have been ok with his lifestyle and what...
    Hambeezbrow Hambeezbrow
    36-40, F
    Apr 10
    DISCLAIMER: I am dramatic and deep, so if your dramatic and deep like me please read on. I know I've heard it said a million times that I am free, that we are free, but am I...
    dearonedaya dearonedaya
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 10
    I have a friend on here that is in a very abusive situation with her husband and family. I realized about a week or so ago that her account here was deleted and just thought she...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 9
    The one person who is always a constant denominator in my life, is my brother. We have basically grown up as twins despite our two year age difference. When we were younger we...
    lbokete lbokete
    18-21, M
    Apr 8
    I'm too scared to be happy because I knew that something bad might happen. I'm a cheerful child before, but something happened that changed me a lot. After this happening I begin...
    icesky icesky
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I read a promotion piece by a person who claims to be a friend of the people who are developing “Experience Again” and who says that the new site will have all the...
    Humanist321 Humanist321
    70+, M
    1 Response Apr 6
    Opening sequence to: DARK VOYAGE CHAPTER ONE SEPTEMBER NORTH SEA 'The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor' Ralph Waldo Emerson “That looks ugly...
    helensusanswift helensusanswift
    18-21, F
    Apr 6
    I have friends that know parts and some that know lots .. but to say the whole story about me good the bad ... I haven't found that person again, yes again . the last 1 He died and...
    MrsNeedit MrsNeedit
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 5
    I really miss seeing Indra Petersons on ABC's GMA, I really wish Rob would go on vacation again, so we all can see Indra again!!
    wtbwoman wtbwoman
    41-45, T
    2 Responses Apr 5
    Isnt all of this a bit too much..i just don't understand what the hell is everyone's problem here..I don't know why can I not have my space in here...I am just so irritated..i have...
    BrokenSB BrokenSB
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
    Yeah... Never had that one true best friend who stuck beside you and where friendship was a one way street or them just using you. Really hard to find still up to this day. I don't...
    zyrrion zyrrion
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 5
    I HAVE RECEIVED MY OFFICIAL REPLY FROM EP ABOUT EXPERIENCE AGAIN!!!😳And what I learned is that Experience Again is NOT connected to EP in ANY way, so treat it in the same way...
    BSTisapain BSTisapain
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Apr 5
    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION THE NEW CREATION IS THE VERY CHILD OF GOD John 1:12-13 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even...
    ganyoji ganyoji
    22-25, F
    Apr 3
More Stories