Basics Brawler

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    5:17 PM, Sunday December 3rd 2023

    I'll check out Art and Fear. Thanks! And I hope you have success with your art!

    5:06 PM, Thursday November 30th 2023

    Thanks for sharing your experience and advice (: Honestly I'm struggling with drawing at all, not just DaB. My current thought is that it stems somewhat from fear of being bad or some such thing. The mental side of art is CRAZY

    3:43 PM, Monday October 23rd 2023

    Ok, thank you. I might break down and just commit to DAB. It's so daunting though.

    8:42 PM, Sunday October 22nd 2023

    One question: In your opinion would someone with extremely limited knowledge of drawing fundamentals still be able to get a lot of this course? Like does he assume you already have a certain level of skill?

    7:28 PM, Saturday October 21st 2023

    Thanks! I’ll check it out

    2:39 PM, Thursday August 31st 2023

    Thanks both of you!

    6:57 PM, Wednesday August 30th 2023

    To be a little more specific, I was doing graphite portraits, and I learned how to shade really well, but not much else. I finished that challenge and then never drew consistently after it. I have recognized since then how much I was motivated based on results and positive attention from others, rather than just enjoying drawing. I tried doing more portraits at the end of last year and it was an absolute slog, even when I got myself to sit down and start drawing, I would get so deadly bored that I would stop.

    The thing is that I WANT to draw and draw people. Like that's what I'm drawn to (no pun intended) very often. I also want to grow my skills, I could just totally forget about that and try and have fun, but I don't want to just draw like a two year old, I want to actually get good also.

    If I were to do DAB, the purpose would be to start learning drawing fundamentals, I want to have a base of knowledge and skill so I'm not limited to just copying pictures or whatever.

    TLDR: What I really truly want is to fall in love with the process of making art, and simultaneously make art that's actually good, but I don't know how.

    Lmk if anyone relates to this and has more advice. I really appreciate this community :)

    2:10 AM, Thursday March 9th 2023

    Hi, I'm wondering about starting DAB again with official critique. If I were to do that, would I be required to start from the beginning again? I haven't done any for a year.

    Thanks, Daniel

    7:55 PM, Monday February 27th 2023

    Thanks :)

    5:14 PM, Monday February 27th 2023

    This makes sense, thanks! I'm going to do whatever it takes to actually finish it this time.

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