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Don't Know What To Draw?Don't know what to draw?PuddiCat
Staring at the blank wall?
Staring at the paper with a pencil in hand?
Staring at the ceiling(hoping for a ninja)?
Staring at the corner(hoping for Pedobear)?
All of the above are random.
Simply don't know WHAT TO DRAW?
Well, I've been hearing(or maybe 'reading' is a better term) a lot of excuses and one of them being 'art block' for not knowing what to draw. Read on and maybe you can find some way to know what to draw. c:
If you don't know what to draw, maybe you're having a lack of inspiration. Try brainstorming if you're feeling your creative juices are flowing. If you think they froze, maybe you should try watching a good movie that's your cup of tea. Watching anime, western movies, eastern movies(like Chinese/Korean dramas), reading a good ol' book, manga or maybe a portrait shall suffice for lack of inspiration.
Having a bad day that you can't even seem to think for something? Try listening to some soo
Trying to Improve?Are you trying to improve?PuddiCat
Looking for new ways to improve?
Just to IMPROVE?
There's one thing that people always repeat(I'm not trying to offend anybody) is that when they watch another artist who's art is very good, they either think, "I won't be able to be that good" and feel like they will never improve.
Sad thing, but true.
Only a few people think about improving to get to the same level as their favorite artist.
BUT! There's always room for improvement! ;D
Well, then. I'm not so sure if this is helpful or not and if you will learn something new or not, but, continue on, please. c:
Ever heard of 'practice makes perfect'? I know some people out there practice until they hands feel dead(not literally) but don't give up! Like I said, there's always room for improvement! c: And it doesn't matter if you waste paper. Paper can always be recycled. If you think you're wasting paper, try finding old envelopes and doodle on them!
Don't give up! EVER! Be strong and
Freebies and Resources II...and discountsHey guys! I've found even more great free stuff for art making! Everytime I come across anything pertaining to us starving artists that's free, I'll be diligent to share it! It's important to always keep a bank of info to pull ideas from around you and these definitely shall help with that! Also, I realized that many of the things in the last edition were geared towards digital artists, so I've found some awesome discounts for you traditional artists as well! Hang on to your hats, here comes awesome!Xadrea
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Free 2D animation software @ Creatoon: http://www.creatoon.com/ This software was recently made available for free download! If you can't get into flash, this will do the trick!
Free hand-drawn animation software @ Pencil: http://www.pencil-animation.org/ All of us love the look of traditional animations right? Well with this software you can make them yourself!
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