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Tutorial: Art Block
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Published: April 5, 2007
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This must be the most useful tutorial I have submitted yet.
Results guaranteed.

Hard to pick a category for this considering its... ah... somewhat parodic nature! It was my response to the fact that I've loafed around being unproductive for the past month and a half.
I hope it provides some amusement. =P

I forgot to say that it was suggested by the lovely ~Eeyore4444 (the queen of art block, or rather, the queen of not posting anything in her gallery. Ever) - I'm sorry hun!

Edit: I can't believe it. I think that writing this may well have cured my art block. That's it, guys! The solution is to take the mickey! :giggle:
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The-LegendaryExtremeProfessional General Artist
Perma me. :sigh:
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petrichlorineHobbyist General Artist
I'm pretty sure I'm not alone in being able to feel this on a spiritual level.
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Penartist70000Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL, ripping sketches I try to complete is practically anger management for me.
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MaudeDrawsHobbyist Digital Artist
"Try to take as many requests or commissions as possible. The more you take, the greater the pressure, and the greater sense of despair you will feel upon picking up a pencil."
I feel this part. I feel it so damn hard. Mostly on Tumblr, and I have no idea how to limit the amount of requests to take other than turning off the ask box. :(
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Jaeger-the-GreatHobbyist Traditional Artist
Now I just need to find a tutorial on how to escape art block...
SwissCheesy's avatar
Are you stalking me? Because that's what I'm currently doing. =P
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pozolegirlHobbyist Traditional Artist
This made me laugh. XD It's so true, really.... XD
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EelazStudent
Lol the first part is so true... XD
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AmIProdigyHobbyist Traditional Artist
Is it bad that maximizing inefficiency step one is my usual behavior when I encounter this problem? I'm pathetic lo
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CharlockleStudent Digital Artist
I love this because it's witty, but also because people - well, at least I - can avoid Art Block by doing the opposite of what you've suggested. :3 That's why I love this humour!
Brilliant!
DarkaMedea's avatar
Looking for a skunk reference, I find this...it made my day xD
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Snowflake-SiennaHobbyist General Artist
:happybounce: 
This is great!! 
This must work...eh..Sweating a little... 
:D (Big Grin) 
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AeurHobbyist Digital Artist
haha i love it!
SnowblindOtter's avatar
XD This is brilliant!
MizDawesome's avatar
MizDawesomeProfessional Filmographer
Wow... I've done most of these XD Hmm poetry you say? That's a new one
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ToySkunkProfessional General Artist
Give it a go! :giggle:
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MizDawesomeProfessional Filmographer
XD I would but I'm just so good at the others!
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the1hoboHobbyist General Artist
Awesome :) Made my day!
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ToySkunkProfessional General Artist
Glad you were amused by it! :D
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MechaBugs General Artist
The truth of this is astounding.

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ToySkunkProfessional General Artist
:lol: I aim to amuse and speak a harsh truth!
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MechaBugs General Artist
You totes speak it well then. This made me chuckle so gooooood. 
lol
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Atalanta--chanHobbyist Digital Artist
Came across this searching for any way of helping my art block... welp.  Horrible depression has gotten me stuck in this cycle, except with the first step of the second part being "ask for suggestions and have your friends outright ignore you, or ignore you and change the topic to focus on themselves".  I've asked for help in half a dozen different places, and directly asked half a dozen friends... NOTHING.  Which only makes the depression part worse. :/
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