|I am a student trying to learn art on my own. Any constructive feedback is welcome!|
Art and perfectionismDear, deviantart fellow artistsArt and perfectionism by snowmarite
Perfectionism can be a good and a bad thing at the same time. We strive for it, but sometimes the result doesn't exceed our expectations. And that's okay.
Not every single artwork you make has to be a masterpiece. Make some sketches, speedpaints, studies - just do something. See your flaws, be aware of them - and work on them. Don't put yourself down with negativity. It never helps. It takes time to learn, to gain new skills and make art. Through many hours of work we achieve what we want. And it takes time.
It's so easy to give up. To think - what's the point in doing this, if the artwork is never perfect. Art doesn't have to be always perfect, it has to be made. We have to get used to the fact that we'll never be good enough - there is a beauty in that, because we have something to strive for, to experience and observe.
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Art and happinessDear, deviantart fellow artistsArt and happiness by snowmarite
Sometimes we feel happy about our art, but sometimes things don't go the way we wanted. It's so easy to just give up and get in the procrastination mode. But we shouldn't let those distractions, those art blocks and lack of motivation to stand in our way. We should be stronger and carry on.
We can't control everything, yet we really want to. There is struggle in life, problems that come in our way. We have no idea what may happen tomorrow, yet we decide so very often that in the next day everything will change - we will be more happy, excited to life our life to the fullest and be as productive as possible. And when non of that doesn't happen the way we wanted, we tend to get so depressive and blame ourselves, yet thinking that the next day will be different.
Well, It won't be, if we don't do something about it. Now.
Today is the perfect time.
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