Cures for art blockCures for art blockCures for art block5 years ago in Other More Like This
Art block. An ugly thing, isn't it?
Sometimes you might be sat there lurched over empty paper with absolutely no idea what to fill it with.
Perhaps you're bursting with all sorts of scenes and pictures, but when you attempt to draw you're unhappy with every single outcome.
Maybe you feel you're not even good enough or suddenly find the act of drawing tedious as an actual job.
From what I've seen, art block can come in different forms. All with different reasons behind them and a different set of frustrations along the way, but each one can be cured.
Setting the scene: Some people can draw anywhere, give them a crusty take-away crammed desk in front of a building site and they'll draw like mad. But it simply doesn't work that way for everyone. Where you draw can be important for helping you feel at ease and getting yourself drawing. So find yourself somewhere comfortable, quiet and well lit. Could be outside in nature, could be coop