Page 6 of 7 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 LastLast
Results 66 to 78 of 84

Thread: Need Motivation, Inspiration Or just a good Kick in The Ass?, Then look In here

  1. #66
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    90
    Thanks
    12
    Thanked 7 Times in 4 Posts
    wow this is awesome ... enough reading material, followed by self reflection is what I needed to get them gears running again.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #67
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    berlin germany
    Posts
    266
    Thanks
    158
    Thanked 56 Times in 50 Posts
    wow, great thread.
    What I read in "Algenpfleger's Rant" really rings true for me. I remember reading smth quite similar to that, stating, that the internal change you have to go thru is at least as important as the external changes.
    check that out here:
    http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/201...un-in-circles/
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  4. #68
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    1
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
    Very cool motivational video:
    Compare Your Life To Pixar
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  5. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to grzesieks For This Useful Post:


  6. #69
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    19
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    http://inoveryourhead.net/the-comple...giving-a-fuck/

    really, it's allllllllll in your head
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  7. #70
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    19
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to awsnif For This Useful Post:


  9. #71
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Portugal
    Posts
    229
    Thanks
    129
    Thanked 59 Times in 46 Posts
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to pegasi For This Useful Post:


  11. #72
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    101
    Thanks
    22
    Thanked 20 Times in 19 Posts
    I see here people saying that making bad drawings isn't that bad. But what makes me scared to make something bad, is that teachers say that only a bit of my work is good, and the rest is crap. So I am not allowed to make crap. I should make continue great work, which I just can't. (who can? only great artists, which I'm not).
    Maybe having no sketchbook anymore, and only using loose papers will help, so I can throw away all the bad things (but not too much, or they will say I don't work)
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  12. #73
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Torquay
    Posts
    638
    Thanks
    528
    Thanked 192 Times in 162 Posts
    @xNatje, your teachers should not be making you scared. That's not helpful. Do they at least explain why your work is crap? Great artists became great progressively, through learning, which you also can do.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  13. #74
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    101
    Thanks
    22
    Thanked 20 Times in 19 Posts
    They explain it very vague (or at least, I don't understand it always). It's mostly not about proportions or composition, but about the content. And that is a difficult part of me. All I want is to create beautiful work.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  14. #75
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    132
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked 6 Times in 5 Posts
    @xNatje , no work is "crap". Even work that doesn't live up to expectations is GOOD work... it is practice, and mistakes are healthy. You learn from them, and you practice more and more until you work through it, then you make more mistakes. Never pretend they didn't happen and squirrel them away, or worse, throw them out. To me there is little more satisfying than finding an old sketchbook and comparing it to recent works, to see how much you've grown.

    The last thing you want is to be too afraid to draw because you are scared you will create "crap"!! Just let it all out... let the mistakes happen!! Because if you just freeze up every time you think something isn't going to come out perfect, you will stagnate! Trust me, no matter how good you are, you will always see mistakes in your work. There would be a whole lot less awesome artwork in the world if every artist didn't produce just because they saw something in their work they weren't happy with.
    Last edited by LEvans; November 23rd, 2012 at 01:21 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  15. #76
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    101
    Thanks
    22
    Thanked 20 Times in 19 Posts
    That was exactly the problem. I didn't see any growth. now the last weeks I see growth, because I went back to my roots. It's there I found myself back. Nothing is worse then hearing (and seeing it yourself) that your newer work is worse then your older. Now I finally feel that my work gets a bit better again. I'm a bit more proud again, though there are still things that could get better ofcourse.
    How comes we don't see mistakes in great artist's work? I wonder if they feel/felt the same way.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  16. #77
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    380
    Thanks
    27
    Thanked 88 Times in 36 Posts
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  17. #78
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Sydney, NSW
    Posts
    97
    Thanks
    226
    Thanked 30 Times in 11 Posts
    someone sent me this link a couple of days ago and i thought i'd share it here as i feel it echoes what has said numerous amount of time on this forum.

    http://www.polycount.com/forum/showp...5&postcount=46
    Sketchbook

    Support Group:
    jtaart | mrianna | Kashmir
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

Page 6 of 7 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. A little help finding inspiration / motivation...
    By BlightedArt in forum Artist Lounge
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: November 4th, 2009, 04:45 AM
  2. Replies: 4
    Last Post: October 8th, 2008, 12:31 PM
  3. Lack of inspiration, motivation, drive, moxie etc...
    By ManicShadow in forum ART DlSCUSSION
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: November 17th, 2007, 10:54 PM
  4. Replies: 31
    Last Post: June 21st, 2007, 09:01 PM

Members who have read this thread: 134

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • 424,149 Artists
  • 3,599,276 Artist Posts
  • 32,941 Sketchbooks
  • 54 New Art Jobs
Art Workshop Discount Inside

Developed Actively by vBSocial.com
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook