Daily Challenge – 2 Weeks In

Hi guys. I’ve decided this daily challenge update is going to be a weekly thing. It’s been a strange gloomy week.

I think this guy is done. I'm envious of him. He's so peculiar and owns it. Lately I've been haunted by my insecurity that I can't pick up on things that everyone else around me can see instantly. It's easy to feel silly and insufficient. Such a shame though, because I think seeing things differently is supposed to be wonderful. That's how I feel when observing others. Yet to me, it only ever makes me feel small. Why am I unkind to myself? I shouldn't be. You shouldn't be. I'm going to try and stay positive. One day, maybe I will look back in wonderment, how I ever thought this was something to be ashamed of. • • • #art #instaart #artoftheday #doodle #ink #inkdrawing #artistsoninstagram #drawing #draw #artdaily #dailyart

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A lot of artists say they can translate their negative feelings into a creative process and I think a little bit of gloominess has seeped its way into some of my pieces.

Day 9 – Ruffles • • #art #artoftheday #artistsoninstagram #artist #doodles #drawing

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The good news is, I’ve been keeping up to date with my daily goal. I’ve yet to miss a day and that’s definitely a cool feeling.

 

I haven’t posted everything from last week this time. To check out my rest, have a peek at my Instagram.

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Daily Challenge – 1 Week In

Hi everyone, I figured this would be a good time for a quick update.

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Last week, I wrote a post about my goals for 2017. So far, I’ve been doing good – keeping up with my goal to produce art every day.

Day 1. Yesterday's sketch 🌵 • • #instaart #artoftheday #instaartist #art #sketch

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What? It was hard enough making one a week but I decided to push myself to do one a day.

 

There have already been days when I dreaded working on this. Either because I think the piece is terrible or I can’t think of anything remotely interesting to draw.

 

On days like that, I used to leave things unfinished and procrastinate with some other menial task (terrible habit, I know!). But so far, the pressure to have something to upload the next day has been enough of a driving force to keep me on track.

 

I’m aiming to do it long enough that it becomes a habit (we all know how fleeting motivation alone can be).

 

As I scroll through this post, I’m totally surprised by how much work I’m capable of producing if I put my mind to it. If you’re busy with school or a full time job, I hope this sheds light into what can await you too.

I spent the past few months, feeling lucky if I had one piece uploaded on Instagram per week. But in the last few days, I’ve just been using lunch breaks and free time to create things. So if it helps, I really recommend using little pockets of available time in your day. Oh, and take your sketchbook everywhere with you. And you’d be surprised how much you’ll have done in a week!

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