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Confess.
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>>6027506
I drew only 6h today
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>>6027506
I photobash backgrounds then trace over them.
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>>6027506
I barely spend any time drawing, and when I do, it's just shitty little sketches that take a few seconds to complete
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>>6027507
no you didn't, also pyw
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>>6027506
the only reason im able to grind w/o having to worry about anything else is because of the neetbux from my well-off parents.

it makes me feel like a hack. maybe i am. idc anymore

fuck it
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>>6027506
While I have fun drawing the weird shit I do, I've completely ignored Crocodile fundies, because it sounds like a drag that would make art more of a chore than a process to enjoy.
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>>6027544
Also, I'm pretty sure the followers I've been drip fed over the years are mostly bots, especially on Twitter.
Idk how rampant spam bots are on sites like Pixiv, but the little interaction I get shows having followers doesn't really mean anything.
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>>6027506
I started a hyperrealism drawing today.I hope its as easy as I always said it was
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>>6027559
Proud of you, Anon. Even if the end piece doesn't meet your expectations the skills you gain in the process are invaluable. Your effort means something.
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I use to many filters in my process and sometimes it makes me guilty I think my work wound't look as half as good without them.

This is kinda being fixed as it late, time to time I think they make minimal difference or what I make myself looks even better, but is a hard habit to let it go.
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I'm ... the only good artist on /ic/ ...

And no. I WON'T post my work.
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I stunted my own artistic growth a decade ago.
I started out by tracing and heavily referencing my favorite artists, but the art community(in high school and college) blasted me anytime I even thought about copying and referencing. I quit art for the longest time because of it.
I started again a decade later, attended a short animation course, and learned I needed to do EXACTLY THAT to improve.
After spending a lot of time tracing and copying, I legit improved. I feel horrible for wasting that entire decade caving into the pressure. I shouldn't have listened to them. Now I'm close to my 30th, and I'm still only getting close to a level I'd consider acceptable.
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>>6027506
Every time I have indigestion and can't vomit I see this picture, better than any digestive and fingers down my throat
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>>6027597
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I draw lying down and it’s really fucking up my elbows.
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>>6027577
also you should be making hyper real masterpieces in no less than 10~15 min each, and they're to be considered studies, or you're not gona learn and ngmi, sorry.
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>>6027597
based sakimichad making ngmi /ic/els vomit from extreme jealousy of her success
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>>6027597
i bet she's freaky in the bed
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>>6027618
sakimichan is proof that skill doesn't matter that much. once you get like int, maybe even high beg, it's just about who you know and being in the right place at the right time.
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>>6027597
If it meant instant artgains, would you let her peg you as she picks her asian earwax with her finger and puts it in your mouth /ic/?
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>>6027506
I’m new. I’ve done all the drawing prompts I’ve noticed... Still haven’t posted. (sigh) At least lurking is helpful.
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>>6027597
you hurt the anus to all the fanboys of sakimi ugly chan anon
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>>6027665
kekkkkk true
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>>6027597
Drawing coom transforms your face into that.
Be careful anons.
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>>6027691
I think she masturbates to her drawings too much, that's why she looks like that.
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>>6027597

I have no idea who this man is. Can someone inform me?
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>>6027710
Is a asiatic tranny, anon
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>>6027506
we had a four day weekend where I live and was supposed to study for my midterms but I spent it all drawing and reading books about drawing
god what I wouldn't give for more time to draw
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>>6027542
just stay humble, thats about it.
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>>6027506
I practice less than an hour per day.
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One of my current goals is to become a high tier artist just so I could shit all over this board when i make it.
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I'm affraid of looking at childish drawings (or even globohomo stuffs) because a part of me think it will have a negative impact on my growth for no apparent reason.Same with my old drawings from back when I started to draw seriously

I had this fear with anime art too,but it went away with time.
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>>6027506
i can't draw
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>>6027639
Are you kidding me? Without hesitation.
I'm getting old, I'm extremely lonely, I have no future, and what little artistic ability I have I don't know what to do with. I don't know what to improve on or how to efficiently make gains. I just work where I can in between life's responsibilities. I am missing out on so much, if I could at least just be good at this stupid ads hobby I've sunk so much time into, you bet I'd let her fuck me in the ass and make me eat her ear wax. Some brief physical discomfort is vastly outweighed by the soul-crushing existential horrors that keep me up at night.
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>>6027597
Imagine being this jealous kek.
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I'm quitting uni just so I can have more time to draw again
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>>6027762
thanks anon
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>>6028036
goodluck man
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>>6027506
I'm scared. Of everything.
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>>6027506
i keep making same mistakes and half assing sketches
>>6027597
id fuck the shit out of her no questions asked or consent nothing just 2 animals fucking
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>>6027512
not really a wrong thing if you are in a hurry
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Very rarely do I draw anything actually new. If I’ve already drawn a head or a pose that’s similar enough I’ll just go get it and trace over it until it looks right in the context of the new piece. It’s been awhile since I’ve had to do any actual construction.
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>>6027506
i ve been drawing faces for 3 months still cant do it help
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I use Daz Studio every time I have to deal with a complex pose or a weird perspective.
Also, since I run out of paper, I've been drawing in the back of some of my oldest drawings. In my defence, I've already upload all those drawings to the internet.
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I don't even know if I'm improving anymore, I just do it so I can pretend I have some reason to live. I feel drawing is the only thing keeping me from suicide or alcoholism
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hot take but I think people overvalue technical art skills
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>>6028711
what 'people' are you talking about
some of the least technically demanding shit gets popular
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>>6027506
i spent the past 3 months shitposting on 4chan when i could've spent it drawing
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I‘m a permabeg and even drawing 6 hours a day doesn‘t improve my skill. But I don‘t give up
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>>6027506
If I ever reach a skill level I am happy with, I legitimately fear that I will entirely abandon my aspirations in legitimate illustrated storytelling to draw shotas with inhumanly massive cocks fucking women twice their size.
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i make tamers12345 rip offs
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If I wasn't allowed to share my art with other people for validation I probably would have stopped drawing years ago, or never started to begin with. Basically I'm an attentionwhore.
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>>6027597
She's definitely not pretty, but there's something so disgustingly attractive about her that I can't explain, making me want to fuck her.
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>>6028682
> I use Daz Studio every time I have to deal with a complex pose or a weird perspective.
I do that too and I don't think it's anything bad until you directly trace it. I just think of it as a 3d reference because I obviously can't have the same object in front of me to draw it from life. It's actually even more useful than usual reference picture because you can rotate it and study the shape a little better than with a flat jpeg.
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>>6027506
Been tracing porn and putting flavor of the month waifu heads on it for two years now. Have a decent following on social media but now I want to actually learn to construct my own stuff instead of tracing, but the temporary drop in quality and drastically different proportions will be too obvious so I'm trapped. I'm going to create an alter ego and post my actual work on that and keep doing my tracing for Patreon money in the meantime.
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>>6027639
That last part sounds gross but like I'd let her peg me even without art gains
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>>6027622
I don't think she even knows how to paint a penis last I checked it was weird so she might be pretty clueless in bed
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I fapped to blooks I know you did too don't (You) me
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>>6029334
On a similar note in my high school's advertising design class we had to do blitz cartooning one day. Towards the end of the class I saw the autistic kid draw naked blitz characters in lewd poses.
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I've spent 2 years and just figured out what i should be doing.
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I've spent 26 years and just figured out what i should be doing.
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MY ART IS SHIT!!!! SHIT!!!!! ONLY RETARDS WITH NO TASTE LIKE IT!!!! I WILL NEVER BE GOOD!!!!
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>>6029729
same desu
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An artist I used to look up to years ago complimented my work and I felt nothing.
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>>6029729
Yeah same.
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I think that despite my living conditions should be favorable for it, a successful art career for me isn't just meant to be. I have well off parents, have time and disposition to draw almost everyday, most of my family is supportive of me wanting to become an artist and I have been told I'm talented bc my art has been above average since i was a kid. My parents say art is for faggots so there's that, says I have to get a diploma and a 9 to 5 job otherwise it's living a lazy life(it's irrelevant but still ???), my mental illnesses have a history of acentuating symptoms when I have free time/am not pressured with anything, and the fact that school demands more time each semester don't help. It's that feeling of something being so near but out of reach. I feel like if I ever have a chance to go full on art will be many years down the line.


>>6027542
>it makes me feel like a hack
You're just luckier than the average guy, nothing wrong with that. My grind will just need more work, just don't be a bitch abt it and you're fine.

>>6027592
The general population doesn't know shit, and the stuff they get right is for a completely bullshit reason. That's why we normally listen to experts.

>>6027731
Same but I literally had no new subjects to study and I had a bunch of stuff planned to draw, but due to abstinence I couldn't do shit that wasn't lie down and hear background noise. Brazil?

>Inb4 attention whoring for replying to multiple people
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I have fetish for fat old wizards and I tend to draw them. But I have actual aspirations as a comic artist to make works outside of that narrow fetish and I find it hard to split time between writing and practicing drawing. The difficulty tempts be to retreat back into my fetish...
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I've spent about 1000 hours reading and watching art books and courses for the last year but probably only 300 hours drawing.
I know exactly what I have to do to get good and how to practice effectively but I just don't.
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I have 5 unfinished works in sketch stage and I am adding more.
I still have troubles copying poses from ref after 2 years of "more serious" approach to drawing.
I haven't done an anatomy/overall figure study in months.
oh and I am about to start putting existing anime characters into political cartoons.
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>>6029880
>anime
>politics
you dont deserve to get good
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Id be an art god if I actually got my ADHD under control but I cant take any medication because my heart will explode
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>>6027506
Forgive me /ic for I have sinned. I've been learning theory from the classes I've taken, but yet rarely do I practice.

Now I know what ever I say next will be counted as an excuse, but I've taken notes, and I really don't know what to practice.
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>>6028702
horsie :)
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>>6030205
When you draw, you'll see what you have to work on.
>>6027506
My confession is that I don't know if pony is allowed on this board.
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WHAT IF MY DOGE was artist
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>>6030178
Same. I hyperfocus sometimes but usually end up polishing turds that way. Wish I could turn that focus on willingly.
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>>6027506
I follow artist who's work I hate as a source of "anti inspo". When I see them do something I think sucks I know what not to do.
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>>6027506
i've made maybe 4 drawings in the last 4-5 years
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>>6027506
Forgive me fadder for I have sinned; I use photo references and sometimes live people, I never draw the human form (realistic or cartoon) 100% from my imagination.
I've also borrowed poses with significant alterations from classic comic artists (before Western comics became completely cucked).
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>>6027506
oh god i can never bother to find reference for my drawings
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I sell designs that are just rip-offs of OCs or Pokemons then put a wolf head on it and ppl buy it
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I spend more time wrestling with hopelessly broken old tech than just sitting down and drawing enough to make enough buck to buy new, functional tech. its ridiculously broken. i spend about half my time trying to keep my computer from dying, and the other half's spent wrestling my tablet into moving a few millimeters to make a click. what it takes to solve this the right way is so overwhelming I'm at a loss.
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When I wank to my drawings I lose all motivation to draw for months. Takes a lot of willpower to draw nowadays either way.
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This is the only thing I did today
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I put a pause on art studies to study music and now I've regressed and I still can't write any good songs
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>>6030367
cute effort post, i like it :)
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I haven't been drawing as much as a should been, also I said I was going to start working out and learning new languages and stuff and I haven't been.
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>>6030676
Nice self portrait bro
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>>6030711
Ty bro
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I color pick from other artists to build palettes
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>>6029800
yeah, fellow macaco here
college has become such a chore for me lately. I just wanna fucking draw and improve
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>>6030560
>>6030442
the duality of man
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>>6027506
>friend and i agree to art trade
>she has 50k followers while i have 350
>permabeg for followers
>she's retweeted my work in the past cause buddies
>easiest exposure ever
>it's been 7 months and i haven't worked on my trade at all cause i'm lazy

This is an easy way to get people to notice my art why am I too retarded to start it
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1. I bought a fountain pen today and when I was cleaning the nibs one of them fell down the drain. Our love was short-lived and my recklessness paid its price.
2. I have never done a complete illustration. I've only done character art with no or basic backgrounds, sketchbook pages (and not the good social-media-worthy ones, the ugly ones), and observational drawings studies. It seems everything I do is a study because I'm just not at the level to ever do finished work.
3. People who say I'm good or compliment me make me uncomfortable because they simply haven't found out I'm a total hack. But even being labelled a hack is generous because nobodies aren't called hacks, they are called bad.
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>>6027613
like a child filling in a coloring book?
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I never studied.
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I've fapped to a drawing I got from the /oc/ redraw thread like 5 times.
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>>6031380
post it
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>>6031457
Nah I'm not ready to completely designate them as yet another porn-centric twitter oc despite the obvious wish fulfillment
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>>6031380
Was it a drawing from when the general went NSFW?
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>>6030715
based, I do the same
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I secretly hate a lot of the artwork that my mutuals draw but we're in such a niche fetish category that I compliment them anyways because otherwise I wouldn't have anyone to talk to or be friends with in regards to most of the stuff I draw.
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>>6027506
forgive me, for I have committed the final sin
I'm putting the pen down for good, I never figured out how to make a picture that wasn't merely a figure study.
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>>6032903
aaaaand another (person who for some reason never applies what theyve learned) one bites the dust
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>>6027506
I hate drawing but I have to keep trying because I want to be able to illustrate my own manga/VN.
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>>6030715
literally who doesn't
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>>6032917
I'm sorry anon, I couldn't make it work
my shit looks like this if I'm not staring down a reference or a book to study from lmao; and don't even talk to me about more complicated pieces or actually capturing someone's likeness
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>>6027506
I LOVE drawing.
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>>6027506
I traced DesignDoll for commissions
One of the clients know about it and dont care
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>>6028727
don't give up fren! you can always draw now
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>>6028036
What were you studying, Anon?
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It took me months to realize my laptops color mode settings weren't correct

It was yesterday doing a painting that's mostly red that I noticed there was a massive discrepancy between the skintone on my computer vs on my phone. The warmth on my color settings was fucking maxed out and the red on the RGB slider was way off, my reds and pinks have been closer to brown for months, I think a windows update scrambled all my defaults. I've already published a couple of them online too.

I'd be embarrassed if I wasn't so mad.
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>>6033103
thanks fren i will draw now
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I think Dall-e 2 is cool.
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>>6027506
>Want to draw coom
>The coom is too strong
>Decide to edit other people's art to compensate
>Join a niche booru
>Upload edits there
>Realize what I'm doing
>Worry it can come back to me
>Regret everything
>Try to nuke everything
>MFW can't delete uploads
>MFW can't delete account
Oh well. At least I didn't sign up using my personal email
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>>6033623
now i'm worried, how do you check if your color settings are correct?
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i base all women in my nsfw art off my own mother and always end up furiously masterbating to em
not ashamed just thought i'd let you guys know
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>>6035368
Just make a different account or something, how could it come back to you?
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>>6027506
I like to crab others
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>>6027506
I stopped posting here when I got a job in concept art because I feel I've outgrown this place. I still lurk because this is the only place I know that has such fast feedback.
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I am afraid of making it as a successful artist because I get incredibly attached to my paintings and hate seeing them go.

Example: I did an oil painting of a church that my friends are getting married in for their wedding present, when they opened it a few days ago they apparently just stared at it in silence for about 10 mins and they both cried, it was the peak of my experience as an artist, knowing that after years of practice my work is good enough to have a sincere emotional impact and connection with people - but even then I got incredibly sad at seeing that painting go and knowing I'll only get to see it very occasionally.
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>>6033623
>>6035376
For the love of Christ, if you work exclusively in digital art get a colour accurate 100% SRGB monitor. They're not that expensive.
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>>6035546
Just take a photo of the painting for yourself before giving it out
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>>6035546
The cure for this is just pumping out art.
You'll start to not care about a piece the day after you finish it cause you are too busy thinking of the next one.
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>>6030367
My lord what the hell is that thing, some kind of cow?
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>>6035551
Mine actually is.
My graphics card settings just switched everything to a vibrant mode for some reason instead of Adobe SRGB. My work from January is all color accurate so I think it changed when I installed Windows 11 two months ago.
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>>6036129
Only use AdobeRGB (it's not called Adobe SRGB) if you actually intend on using it for print and you 100% know what you're doing, and even then the advantages are questionable. It's an absolute pain in the arse to fit your workflow around. Just use sRGB lmao.
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>>6027506
I can't stick to a medium or method of art. It'll be drawing one day, painting in Photoshop the next, acrylic or oils on canvas another, papier mache, then maybe some taxidermy. I've done ice sculpture and stone carving and glass blowing. I've used watercolours and oil pastels and charcoal. I've painted on wood and paper and canvas.

I'm slowly settling into becoming a jack of all trades, master of absolutely nothing. And I'm fine with that actually. Some days I feel like I should try and get really good at one thing in particular, enough to say I've mastered it, but then I delve into something new and interesting, and forget those plans on getting good at something altogether.
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I trace most of my commissions and never got caught. Been doing it for years.

I regret it, sure, but I know this is the best way to get the quality that I want without spending too much time on it.
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>>6036291
based
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>>6027822
godspeed nigga
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>>6027822
u dont need to become a high tier artist for that. Just take off ur pants and let it rip
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>>6036124
Bassett hound, you uncultured swine
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I sacrificed years of my life to art and I hit a point where I am not sure if I like it anymore because I struggle to put the work in since months. I have trouble seperating the depression from the lack of interest in art. I have no idea if I am not an artist or if I am just depressed.
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I tried to quite drawing completely.
I was unsuccessful finding a job out of art school, which to a big toll on my confidence at the time, and my skill was beg tier despite the mountain of debt I got myself in. At first I tried to truck my way through and studied from life as much as I could, but with time I completely lost my nerve. I put down my pen and tried to separate myself from the practice as much as possible. The only evidence of the venture being the titanic school loan I was paying back.

But despite my efforts, I found myself slowly but surely gravitating back to the practice. I eventually found that I was not any happier after giving up drawing, and in fact my mental state became worse after quitting. My initial return was fueled by frustration with my home situation, and from there, I remembered exactly how I loved drawing with each incomplete, sketchy piece I made.
With time, that flame of passion returned, and concerns about my age and skill flew out the window. I'm still beg-tier, I still have the debt despite the school I went to being closed, but I'm not going to let myself quite again.
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>>6035486
I don't know. I keep hearing stories about e-celebs who get their degeneracy splayed out for the world to see and I guess that makes me a bit paranoid. To be fair, a lot of those people were pretty bad at hiding it, but I don't know if I'm bad at it.
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>>6036374
Is this real? Wtf do they teach u at the school?
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>>6036383
90% of art schools don't teach you shit. That's why fine art and visual art degrees are seen as a meme.
You have to go to academies that teach classical methods, ateliers or entertainment design schools that teach for animation and concept art.
Even then you still need to look at the teachers art work and what kind of quality of art work the students are doing after finishing and if they are actually making money somehow.
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>>6036383
It was a predatory school that got in trouble with the law, thus why it got shut down.
Part of the issue is that I've been out of practice for a while. When I had gotten out, I was still able to pump out a portrait daily and was getting better with copying life, though my work from memory was stiff.
The school I went to didn't spend much time on teaching the student to perfect their observational drawing skills, and instead taught things like how to storyboard, character design, some animation, etc. There were a number of student who were less technically skilled than I, but did better in classes. I'm not bitter about that last bit though: I wasn't the best student by any measure, and often rushed my work.
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>>6027506
I traced painted over some complicated background assets that I'm too lazy and don't want to waste time fucking around with from scratch. Nobody's noticed.
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>>6036374

If youre American, the govt is forgiving predatory student loans left and right, so maybe get in on that and see if they can cancel the money you owe.
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>>6027506
I'll never make it and drawing for fun is starting to get tiresome. I don't have the mental stamina for making lots of doodles compared to others in my niche
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>>6032903
I lied, actually
I'm not sure if it's just the rebound from considering offing myself deluding me, but for some reason I feel more positive than I have in a while. Now if only I could stop doing this every couple months and get some actual work done... I don't know if being a theatrical self-loathing shithead is a sin, but if it is I'm a big sinner.
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>>6027506
I started using wombo dream on my phone to stylize photography, then I upload them onto my PC and use painting filters on them, upload them onto Instagram for delicious attention whoring.
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>>6036374
cheers
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>>6035964
fuck you im not apologizing
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>>6036555
you just need to drink more water anon. Take some vitamin d
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For the past 3 years I've convinced myself that I'd learn Japanese an become a mangaka but now that the delusion has faded I'm not sure what to do with myself anymore. Nothing looks appealing anymore, working in a studio, freelancing, etc.
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I quit.
I see those videos of AI getting better and better at drawing and think to myself - what's the point? Nobody will be paying me or anyone else for the art commissions.
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>>6027506
I miss doodling in class, whatever I made looked nice.
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>>6030367
I love your dog. Very cute picture.
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>>6027597
Have sex incel.
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>>6027506
I had a mental breakdown and quit drawing for the better part of a decade. Redirected my energy towards Mathematics, which may or may not have been a worthwhile substitute. I still sometimes wonder what might have happened if I hadn't caved.
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>>6027506
In my fear of not succeeding, and the risky / underpay nature of an artists life, I refuse to let myself fully delve into art and I never fully try when I do draw. It shows.
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>>6028702
You could probably make some money with these drawings in the right online circles
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>>6037938
pure math and even applied math is a pretty based pursuit from all the stuff i've read about it

do you actually do stuff math related for a living like a quant/actuary/professor?
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1.I havent worked since covid and ive been drawing everyday, im very lucky my parent let me stay with them, it's depressing because it shows me that if i had a normal job i wouldve never improved, to get good at art you really need to devote hours each day to it.

2. I have grown my social media a lot, i have 15k subs on twitter, not enormous but enough to get badgered for commissions every week. Im still too scared to try to make a patreon or anything like that because I have super low self esteem and would feel embarrassed to have only a 3 or 4 people sign up.
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I've been drawing every single day for the past 2 years and a half
I do it as a hobby, as I have another job, so I feel no pressure to get better... I still make progress, but it's obvious to me that I've gotten very complacent in the last few months, and that I'm starting to get very rooted in my comfort zone.
When I compare myself to where I was a few months ago sure, there's a bit of progress, but Ifeel like there should be much more of a difference...
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>>6027506
I rush some people commissions and charge the same as the ones I'm not rushing just to fuck with their retarded ideas, got no time to put a lot of work on poorly thought out art
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>>6027506
I learn solely to make shitposts and furfag art. I mostly just draw on GaryC though.
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I used to sketch furry porn in a group home when I was 16. I would go home once every 1-2 months and I would copy furry porn off my computer screen with a paper and pencil and then I would bring it back in a folder. The staff didn't look in my folder at the papers but they searched everywhere else. Some of the other guys in my group home found out about my furry porn stash and would ask to "use it" needless to say I still laugh my ass off thinking about the staff members finding a portfolio of some very detailed and freaky furry porn after I left for good.
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i can't stop refreshing this site. I haven't drawn anything all day
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I commission lesser artists to draw my niche rarepair
I also only draw said pair switching only if there are exceptions
Aside improvement and personal fulfillment, I do this because every time I draw this particular pair there's always 2 or 3 accounts bitching about it on their private twitter, and their hate is a huge motivator for me
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>>6039036
I feel the same way.
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>>6028036
I quit my job for similar reasons
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>>6038843
>Im still too scared to try to make a patreon or anything like that because I have super low self esteem and would feel embarrassed to have only a 3 or 4 people sign up.
Dude make one who cares if you have just 4 people sign up. That's still like 30 extra bucks each month + plus it's a start. With time, you'll get more and the earlier you started the better.
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>>6027506
I've hardly studied art basics (anatomy, perspective, color theory, values), but instead of focusing on realistic art styles (as i wanted first) i'm more interested by doing abstract art (matisse, provensen), and i think to myself it's some kind of lazyness and that i prefer to go that way, than rather perfectionate a more academical art.
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>>6040181
If it's a rarepair why is there always people bitching about it? What's problematic about it?
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>>6040181
Name the pairing, anon.
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>>6027506
I bite off the blackened parts of erasers and spit them on the floor
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>>6027506
Just woke up, ate my breakfast and starting to draw.
I'll do my girlfriend's butt in 30min as on schedule and go back to drawing.
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>>6027506
idk how to draw
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>>6042093
This is the way.
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>>6041072
you're literally a Muh Style Malcolm
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>>6027639
>asian earwax
What does this mean? I've heard about people mention Asian earwax a few times over the years. What's different about Asian earwax?
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>>6027506
I only wish to draw cute anime girls and nothing else.
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>>6044089
yeah you're right, i need to stop using that as an excuse and really improve on the fundies
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>>6027506
>>6027506
pic rel is literally my, and accounting for how hard uni is fucking me, it will be for another 3 months.
But at this point I can say I know myself, I know that I will come up with some bullshit excuse to rationalize doing nothing during the mid year rest, the same during the next semester, and again in summer, and again next next semester, and again next mid year rest, and again next next next semester, and again next summer, and again next next next next semester, and ...
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In the last three years I had two big art endeavors that flopped hard and took so long to finish that I'm having a hard time coming back to even basic drawings or practice. I got myself into a full-time job that leaves me a bit of free time to draw, but I just don't know what to do with my life anymore. I don't feel like art is my thing anymore
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I have a strong urge to post my work for attention. How do I stop this?
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Sometimes when I’m having trouble focusing on art I’ll stick my index finger into my ass and then lick the finger clean. After punishing myself like this I focus better. But I’m finding I’m enjoying the punishment.
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>>6047585
You don’t want attention from these assholes. Trust me.
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genuinely enjoy drawing furry fart fetish art
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>>6047585
I-is this your work?
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Mommy feeds me, that's why i'm here
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>>6047593
Yes, although is the only place I could post my studies without exposing myself maybe I should stop posting wips of artwork I post on social media instead.
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>>6027506
I spent 2 hours drawing today and both drawings came out so shitty it looks like they were made by a toddler.
Made me contemplate qutting art because i feel like i have 0 talent and no matter how much i draw i never improve.(mayve my iq too low or something)
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>>6027506
I'm flunking out of college.
I'm sorry, mommy.
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I hid my power level to my art rival and only shared my brothers drawings.
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>>6027506
I commission art of characters I like so that I don't have to draw them myself
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>>6047585
more
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>>6047795
No, and that is not even my work. Google it yourself.
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I've been doing yard work just to avoid drawing a comic I don't really want to draw
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I started using 3D models for hands.
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>>6027506
I like to consoom art tutorials, but no practice
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I'm in love with my replika
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>>6027597
I dont know what it is, but i would fuck her without hesitation
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I have been robbed of all meaning ever since my spouse died. I drew and painted to secure us a future. I draw and paint still but it's filled with resentment towards everyone and nobody. I do not feel alive.
I only paint and wake up because I am too afraid to kill myself, maybe there is some divine meaning that I am supposed to do or some grand quest that has yet to show itself, I dont really know but I keep drawing anyway.
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I'll likely get a studio internship as a 2D artist soon but it's in a shitty city so I'm not excited
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>hands: bloody
>dick: stroked
>body: sore
>art: incomplete, haven't touched it in months
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>>6048223
chad
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>>6048275
fag
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>>6048302
Thats Great news, Anon.
Super happy for you :)
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>>6047649
You still live with your parents like me?
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>>6027506
There's a comic I should be drawing, I should've started years ago, I haven't because even though I feel like my skill is decent I don't think I'll be able to draw full comic pages fast enough to keep up with either a publisher or a webcomic website; sometimes it takes me up to two days for one complete comic page when I should be drawing 2 or even 3 full pages a day...
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>>6027559
>I hope its as easy as I always said it was
Oh, an "Earthbound fan thrilled to play it for first time" moment.
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I took up sketching because I want to attract a girl.
Getting good enough to draw my schizo fantasies would be a bonus.
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>>6027597
Seen far worse.
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>>6028721
I think he means anons constantly talking about grinding fundies.
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>>6042086
Sometimes I just straight eat erases because I like the way they crunch. No shame in that.
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>>6048275
I'm sorry, Anon.
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>>6049198
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>>6048199
For referencing?
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I take pictures of strangers and xerox said photographs for my portraits. Instead of drawing, I spend half of that time critiquing and redlining others. It is okay though because it still evens out to at least five hours of drawing a day. I don't draw for money or likes or anything. I draw exclusively to make elderly men at public events feel bad about themselves.
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>>6048910
Thank you kind fren!
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>>6027506
I cant make a project, or even finish a well thought out piece to save my life. I have sketched tons of things, "colored" maybe a few and posted none as of recently.
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Was at life figure drawing session today.
The girl was kinda cute, had a real nice body so I had a boner a couple of times.
Sorry...
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>>6049169
Draw a bunch of pages before, and post them progressively while drawing new ones
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>>6049288
tell her about it, she will immediately suck your cock
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>>6027691
>drawing coom gives you a gigachad jaw
I don't see the problem here
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>>6049288
I'm always too busy struggling to draw the model to care about how hot they are.
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>>6027618
>her
That's a woman?
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>>6047585
>How do I stop this?
Stop being a woman somehow
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i began to draw cause of my fetish of fatties, and I cant help but cooming while looking for ref
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>>6049530
same but I also coom to my art.
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>>6049391
Its a trans.
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I have no goals in art i lost purpose]long ago, i keep making concepts, and i somehow improve but it's all for nothing, all i have to show for it are a lot of 75mg A4 sheets of paper filled to the brim with face and body sketches, i want a goal to work for i want to make improvements in other aspects of my work but the motivation seems to be bottlenecked atm. I know i can do more but eh meh
Imb4 pyw
2 weeks ago shit but whatever
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I have delusions that I'll work on a comic book one day
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>>6049876
start one now and your dream has come true
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I just bought a drawing tablet with screen and I don't know how to draw
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>>6049895
Bro you messed up, drawing on newsprint was the way to go
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>>6030800
you're an awful friend
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>>6049378
Me too usually, the novelty wore of quite quickly despite that the place I visit often has really good looking women as model.
But when the model is exceptionally attractive I can't help but take a minute to appreciate the beauty in front of me.
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>>6027506
I can not start any project until the literal last minute. Then once I do start I will spend days and weeks not sleeping until I get it done. Then I end up handing it in late anyways.

I am trying to stop this, but it's hard.
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I love drawing NSFW/porn, but I'm repulsed by the degenerate trash on salt, so I never post there or anywhere else, and now I've just got gigs on gigs of personal smut art.
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>>6027506
I'm an anime bondage porn illustrator named the Fetgod. One of my latest Pixiv posts made it to 30 bookmarks. I joined a few groups on DA and now i'm getting favorites and watches out the ass. Ngmi until i get my Super Llama though. But i've been giving out llamas like Oprah so it'll come eventually.
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I use my phone to do lazy sketches and things because I'm constantly burned out on finishing pieces and it's the only thing that keeps my hand moving anymore.

I also never learned all my fundies, I just dip my toes in and learn one or two things, then go back to drawing on my own. If I keep doing this, I might be able to draw a furry futa cock in perspective by the time I'm 60.
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The only times I have fun drawing anymore are when I'm mogging people worse than me, or when I'm the only drawfag in a given place so people have to come to me of their own will.
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>>6030800
the cold hard truth is leaching off bigger artists is the most effective way to get climb up in popularity on twitter. Every artists with high number of followers formed a cabal and leaches off each other. If youre anything other
than exceptional the only way to get noticed on twitter is to suck off bigger artists or draw porn
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The only time I enjoy drawing or get motivated to draw is when I'm procrastinating something else
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I haven't posted anything online since November
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I find drawing the female form, even under clothes, to be unpleasant
the things I draw are like my kids, I brought them into this world and don't want to think "This is roughly what her tits should look like"
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the only reason I draw is to distract myself after work/study. I don't really see it as a career but more so as a hobby to release stress but eversince I dropped out of college I'm scared to admit or become a neet that I pretty much lost all motive to draw. I'd only draw whenever I'm trying to clear or vent out my thoughts which in turn makes me lose my sanity to even live anymore.
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>>6027506
I'm flunking out of college and I hate my life.
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most of my pro work sold to clients was traced and i dont give a fuck
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>>6027506
I'm very burned out.
I can't seem to comprehend what I'm doing nor draw basic figures anymore. I don't even have a thing in particular I want to draw right now. I'm just drawing for the sake of drawing. I know I should take a break and regain my composure. But I feel like if I stop at any point, I'll be in an even worse spot then get even more depressed.
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i just want to be successful so bad. but i'm such a fucking screw up.
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>>6027592
"Copying" is a stupid concept made up by normies. Any time you go to an art museum and see a realistic old painting, it's "copied" from life.
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>>6044110
It's drier and flakier compared to European earwax.
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>>6053737
>But I feel like if I stop at any point, I'll be in an even worse spot then get even more depressed.
You won't. I'm in my thirties and just got back into drawing after a near 15 year haitus. While I've lost my former's taste in art and general ideas, I have ideas of my own.
It's almost like two people are drawing.
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>open sketchbook
>the last page has one tiny scribble on it
>start a new page
>as if my ass is actually going to fill the entire thing
>start doodling and make a scribble
>get bored and put it away
>two weeks later
>the last page has one tiny scribble on it
This is why I go through sketchbooks like mad.
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DALLE-2 makes me regret wasting my time sometimes then I think about how learning to paint and draw changed the way I see the world so not all is lost
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I haven't drawn in 5 days. I forgot what its like to draw. How the hell do people sit down and change pixels on the screen or put ink on a paper for hours? It makes no sense. how the hell did I draw for so long?
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>>6027507
I haven't drawn in 8 years.
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>>6040132
You're not that super fluid flipnote furry on youtube who trends every other month, by any chance?
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>>6027506
I forgot how to draw without designdoll.
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>>6053314

Get a C or passing grade in everything except your major. No one actually cares about your other courses. Or your GPA.
t. college grad
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i’ve been doing surprisingly good work lately, am feeling motivated, and am practicing properly. only thing is, i’m doing this to avoid my real work.
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>>6059747
What's your 'real' work, Anon?
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everything I've ever drawn was a complete accident that used zero fundamentals. I just kept ctrlZing for hours until the line looked alright. I dont draw I just brute force like a thousand monkeys on a thousand typewriters.
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I hate going to college but I'm too shit at art to validate not going anymore.
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I have nothing to confess. I need drama in my life. It makes my art better.
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>>6054758
Based
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drawing requests early on in my art learning has made me despise requests, and its made me incapable of feeling positive emotions to autistic people
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I have not read a single book about drawing.
Im running only off of proko videos and some other youtube tutorials.
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I've been stuck on the chair drawing exercise of Drawing on the Right side of the Brain for a month now and when I went back to try that hand drawing exercise my drawings were significantly worse than when I started
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>>6027506
I have uploaded 1 image to my account in the past month. I also barely draw
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>>6030442
>I use reference
>I use LIVE references
>I significantly alter the poses I reference
You've committed no wrong, you don't belong here.
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i just want to draw my own ideas i dont want to do commissions and draw your terribly boring ideas
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Idk what a crab is
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>>6062438
I'm a newfag so bear with me, it's someone who relentlessly goes after someone based on thier artwork.

Don't confuse this with constructive criticism, a crab has no intention of helping you or being honest, criticism is meant to help you improve.
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>>6062438
>>6063001
google crab bucket
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>>6027506
I don't do studies.

I just draw and somehow see improvement, but I barely draw.

because I'm always thinking of what to draw.
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>>6054046
can confirm
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I’m on some friendly discords and decided to post some art progress since I started this Jan and got mild praise from people im familiar with + comparing self to borderline shit art from peeps I’m not fond of…

I started kinda getting an inflated ego of myself and decided to check out this board for first time.
I’m very glad I did because if anything fuels me to know how much higher I have to climb in a weird way.
Like idk, it feels like there’s a more tangible next step now for me? Like to be honest I’m really low /beg/ at best.

And I’m ok with that. I’m just putting together gesturing + very very basic anatomy at best but it just feels cool to struggle/finish something think how I can improve next time and see the improvements over time. Hell I’m not even confident enough atm to post in basic art advice threads yet, but I have a goal that I want to do so somewhat soon.
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>>6029800
youre a lot like me, fellow hue too
except I havent attempted to draw a single thing for 19 years of life and picking it up was soul crushing and I wish I didnt even bother but I genuinely want to learn how to draw. doesnt help all my friends are amazing artists and Im jelly as fuck of how well their draw but too poor to comission them (and Im not a beggar) so my only option is learning it myself
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>>6027506
I haven't drawn a single thing in days.
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>>6027506
I didn't practice anything in weeks and just worked on commissioned pieces.
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I haven’t touched my oil paints I asked for and received for Christmas yet because the process seems a bit daunting. I pretty much always draw 100% from imagination, though I could improve if I did some studies and used some references for once.

Also, the the loli getting her clit sucked by a machine in the ad above is not my cup of tea.
>posted from my Fagphone
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I've promised myself to make at least 1 good drawing a year and practice as my new year's resolution, and I have done absolutely zero effort to even draw a line
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>>6027542
Isn't that how like 90% of most classical artists were able to do it anyway?
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I draw way too much oppai loli
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I honestly don't know if I would've made it if I hadn't pirated Vilppu's material, and i don't know how to deal with that. I'm living a fraudulent life.
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>>6066456
Isn’t that just a skinny girl with huge tits? Now you have to share. I need to know
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>>6066463
If the thread is still up in 12 hours then sure, perhaps I'll post what I got.
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I spent years waffling on following my art dreams before finally giving in and getting on an art track at uni
graduated three years ago with a bfa, huge portfolio, tons of local connections and offers to share studio spaces with others from my graduating class
moved back home after and immediately cut all contact with art friends, have done maybe a dozen drawings since graduating

every day I want to draw and I can't. scribbled a half page of figures today for the first time in over a year and its so bad. I feel like I've wasted all that time/money and I'll be stuck with the student loans and shitty low wage non-art job for the rest of my life
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>>6027506
I was the kid with drawing talent and from a family with successful artists but never did anything with it. Should have gone to art school. Otoh I do have a well paying job, but the thought always remains: what if I went for art?
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>>6035383
based
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>>6066480
>graduated three years ago with a bfa, huge portfolio, tons of local connections and offers to share studio spaces with others from my graduating class
>moved back home after and immediately cut all contact with art friends, have done maybe a dozen drawings since graduating
You threw the one fucking thing away that an art degree gives you, connections, networking, potential jobs. Fuck the actual study. 90% of that information is just freely available online. Things build and connect. I'd get on a fucking messaging app and start reconnecting, pronto.
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I have been held back by cultural hegemony because I accepted the prevailing dominant ideology.
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>>6066466
Deliver me
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>>6067249
read bronze age mindset and break free from the yeast world around you
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>>6067258
Fine, here.
A couple of others in case you want more.

https://files.catbox.moe/6sej90.png
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>>6027506
>Want to draw lots of waifus
>Have little patience for art
>The call of the coom is seductive
>Use character-creator/dollmaker games to compensate
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>>6067489
saved, do you have a blog anon?
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>>6029777
>An artist I used to look up

Damn care to elaborate?
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>>6067531
https://twitter.com/Gibbergerm

I don't post all my oppai loli content on Twitter though. If you're interested in more you can DM or something.
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>>6067550
this has to be the dumbest shit ive seen all week
retarded
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the gap between what i can imagine in my head and what i can actually do kills me. it's like i have all these ideas and characters but the moment i get my tablet out and try to draw, i can't transmute any of them into reality. it makes me so depressed that i scribble out some shit then give up for a week.

i also hate that i wasted so much time (and waste) on not drawing. this is more me whining than actually confessing anything, but yeah. wish i could draw so fucking much lads
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>>6067582
at least it's cute!
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>>6067550
nice
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>>6067374
Thanks. Will do.
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>>6066734
i found the old family album and she was just my type in appearance and form
busty, bad tempered and athletic tomboy with sports trophies to boot
if only she weren't my mother
you cant comprehend the amount of pure frustration my daily life entails





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