Talent: what is it?
Perhaps, some of you will disagree with me on the phrase "drawing is a skill", but I will give you one example. At the age of about three years, one cultivated love of art in me. My mother was my first teacher, who helped me to master most basic skills of drawing. She was a professional artist, but her contribution was the starting point in my future career. Subsequently, I practised a lot, since I liked drawing itself. The key word here is "practice". So, in my case, it was not about the talent but in the work on myself and my drawing skills. Actually, I tend to believe that talent is a myth.
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Artist's Killers - Part 1 [EN]
Fears and phobias
What stops you from being a successful artist? It seems easy to sit down, draw, improve your skills, and then everything will come with experience. But, according to my personal observations, not all people are able to pass this way, even if they are enrolled in courses or special institutions. The high cost of the tools and teachers also don't guarantee that you will become the new Hollywood illustrator.
And you know what? Nobody and nothing will ever guarantee your own success. It is trite, insulting, but all depends on us: our way of thinking, inner peace, upbringing, temperament, and a