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I like watercolor but I don't paint with it because... 

55 deviants said I'm scared I'll make a mistake
55 deviants said I have another medium I prefer
38 deviants said I don't know how to start
30 deviants said It's expensive to buy materials
20 deviants said Other - Please comment!

Organization and Art

Journal Entry: Wed Aug 29, 2018, 11:06 AM

On the Go

20180818 101839 by taho

When I'm disorganized, it radiates into every area of my life. For me, organization enables productivity. I travel often (flying at least 2-3x a month) and have a family so keeping track of things is a must. I've written advice for artists in the past of a different mindset. I hope you enjoy my updated view on this topic!


20180717 143302 by taho

Having a workspace, even a small one, is a must. Even if you cannot maintain the same place, try to maintain a setup that you can assemble quickly. Here you can see my watercolor and sketch materials. They don't take up a lot of space, but they are (for me) conducive to an efficient workflow. Arrange things in a way that are neat but also coincide with how you work. The better you are at this the easier you'll find yourself able to create even when on the go or in new settings.


20180807 182510 by taho

I've recently posted on my social media that I'm putting a pause on buying sketchbooks. I'm also working to consolidate sketches from a number of books into one or two. It's nice to keep work but it becomes harder to revisit an idea or find a specific work when there's just too much of it. You can opt for digital organization but personally I find that having a tangible collection of work helps me decide on an area of focus better i.e. characters, environment, etc. Also, if you notice an ocean of characters and a scarcity of props or environment, you have a physical reminder that you may need to branch out a little more.

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Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Game Dev + Artist. Has experience working in mobile games, console games, toys and VR. Technical skills include Unity3D, Spine, Autodesk Maya. Currently studying Game Development and Programming. Also a mom of 3 and happily Married to my dreamdev!

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