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Tips for settling on an art medium
« on: December 07, 2016, 07:05:50 pm »
I've been going back and forth between art mediums at such a rapid pace that I never improve on any of them. IDK how to decide, or what criteria or things to consider. I'm totally lost, there is no advice anywhere online...
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Re: Tips for settling on an art medium
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2016, 07:12:58 pm »
Idk for me and I assumed most artists, they would just keep using different mediums till they find one that just clicks and works for them.
Many artist also use multiple mediums anyway(like lots do both traditional and digital art), I don't think you need to settle on just one but maybe just force yourself to focus on one for a bit then when you get bored or don't like it anymore just switch to another if it bothers you that much ^^
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Re: Tips for settling on an art medium
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2016, 07:14:40 pm »
Idk for me and I assumed most artists, they would just keep using different mediums till they find one that just clicks and works for them.
Many artist also use multiple mediums anyway(like lots do both traditional and digital art), I don't think you need to settle on just one but maybe just force yourself to focus on one for a bit then when you get bored or don't like it anymore just switch to another if it bothers you that much ^^
The problem is that nothing is clicking, and I've tried:
Traditional art
Digital art
3D modeling
Pixel art
Voxel art
It bothers me that my art never gets better.
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Re: Tips for settling on an art medium
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2016, 07:26:48 pm »
Idk for me and I assumed most artists, they would just keep using different mediums till they find one that just clicks and works for them.
Many artist also use multiple mediums anyway(like lots do both traditional and digital art), I don't think you need to settle on just one but maybe just force yourself to focus on one for a bit then when you get bored or don't like it anymore just switch to another if it bothers you that much ^^
The problem is that nothing is clicking, and I've tried:
Traditional art
Digital art
3D modeling
Pixel art
Voxel art
It bothers me that my art never gets better.
I've seen you post this kinda stuff a lot, maybe the problem your having is that you just want to get better. Something every artist strive for no matter if we think their the best already or not but you don't seem like your enjoying it half the time. Idk, I don't know you so hey maybe you are enjoying it. Every artist thinks their stuff is bad to a point, theres is no way to "get good" other than practice practice practice!
Basically stop worrying so much about improving and what medium you use and stuff and just enjoy it. You'll get better before you know it, litterally.
Look at art you do now compared to what you did a year or two ago I'm sure you improved at least a little bit but we normally don't know it till we look back on our art.

Sorry not much help, I just never experience this much difficulty with art soooo idk how else to help >u<''
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