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12:11 AM, Sunday April 11th 2021

I don't think aphantasia is what I'm talking about exactly -- I have a vivid visual imagination.

...Until I try to draw. The image I dream up in my head only disappears when I put pencil to paper, whereas I believe aphantasia is never being able to imagine the images to begin with.

His video is interesting, though.

7:05 AM, Sunday April 11th 2021
edited at 9:15 PM, Apr 11th 2021

Did you know how to draw what you saw in your mind or you weren't familiar with those subjects?

You could try to write down notes of the scene or block it immediately on paper with big, simple shapes as placeholders. Maybe this would help your brain to go back and forth between drawing and visualizing.

edited at 9:15 PM, Apr 11th 2021
3:37 PM, Sunday April 11th 2021

I suspect the same approach will benefit you regardless of the exact nature of your current issues.

12:36 PM, Friday April 16th 2021

All good points. I take it this is not the norm then.

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