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Always learning and never an expert!


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An artist who loves to draw and think about ideas and learn as I go. No thrills, just hard work.


Favourite Visual Artist
Bansky, Kim Jung Gi and Peter Tan
Favourite Movies
Forks over Knives, Cowspiracy, Game Changers
Favourite TV Shows
Non
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
GVB, Gospel Choirs
Favourite Books
Bible, The Starch Solution, The complete guide to Anatomy for artists and illustrators
Favourite Writers
E.G White, Ranko Stefanovic
Favourite Games
NBA 2k
Favourite Gaming Platform
pc emulator
Tools of the Trade
Adobe CS5
Other Interests
Web design / development, Basketball
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I just found out recently that one of the biggest things that's holding me back from creating art, is the fear of failure. I now realize why I keep beating myself up every time I make a bad drawing. The fear of failing can really cripple you, like it has me. Now I just don't care if I make a bad drawing, I can learn from it and keep going. I think the same thing applies to anything. For me confidence is a big thing now, being confident is to make a ton of mistakes and not be afraid to fail, a lot. It took me a long time to figure this out but I'm glad I went through it. I like how Jake Parker talks about having something finished and not perfect. I need to finish and forget about getting it absolutely perfect or else, nothing will ever get done. I've learn't my lesson and I just have to apply it to my process every single day. Thank you for reading. Have a nice day and good luck with your projects!
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I'll say it again, learning Human Anatomy is really hard... but it's getting easier the more I practice what I've learn't. I've forced myself to make mistakes when I practice on my own without looking at the reference images. It's helped me grow in my knowledge and I should do it more often. I think I've copied nearly 2000 pages from Anatomy and figure drawing books that I've come across. And it's still difficult to recall from memory all the bones and muscles by name. I recommend Michael Hamptons book on figure drawing, he really makes it practical when learning how to put the figure together. But I have to say that Gottfried Bammes book on
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As you are well aware, I'm going through Michael Hampton's book, figure drawing design and invention and I feel like I have learn't a lot, but there are still gaps in my knowledge. I still feel lost when I try to create figures from my imagination. I'm no where near where I want to be. I think I need to practice more on the things that I've learn't. I truly believe it's going to take me a lifetime to master figure drawing. And even after I've mastered that, there is still an ocean of things to learn, like, perspective, color theory and rendering... etc. It never ends. Anyway, something else I discovered was an artist on Youtube, man, this du
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Thanks so much for the Llama - Llama...an important part of life 

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thanks for the llama mate !