WARNING: MASSIVE WALL OF TEXT.
Hi! I’m new to the art world... well.... I’m new to creating “art”. I’ve always enjoyed viewing concept art and have occasionally scribbled in my note books but I haven’t produced anything of value. Recently I decided to take a step forwards and chose to get over my fear of the pencil. Unfortunately it’s been harder than I first envisaged. Overwhelmed is an understatement, after viewing gorgeous illustrations I tend to attack mine with ruthless criticism and then walk away......
As such I’d like to make note: Giving up because I produce inferior sketches will not be tolerated. Just because I can’t draw what’s in my mind doesn’t mean I should give up! I will improve but I need to produce copious amounts of crap first. I really shouldn’t be diving into the deep end (conceptart.org) but since the journals here have inspired me, I felt obliged to regurgitate my stuff here. *blargh* I’m also not very fond of the furries that seem so prevalent on DA.
Hopefully this thread will show improvements along my long path to producing "stuff". That’s another thing; I don’t know where I want to go with the stuff I produce. I honestly just want to create and represent ideas that pop into my head. I love the funky critters in my dreams.
Honestly, I have no idea wtf I’m doing. I’m so out of my league. All I know is that that I’m having awesome fun! MY TIME IN THE BACKSEAT IS OVER! GIVE ME THE FUCKING PENCIL!
Anyways enough rambling and procrastination. Evidently I'm fearfull of posting. If you’re still reading this I present to you some of my fledgling attempts:
Sorry about the love hearts. -.-' The chicks with the guns are from an awesome online game I used to play. Well... The literal hand-chainsaw concept anyways. They didn't have female skins though.
As you can see, I have a problem with finishing my scribbles, symmetry and quite simply all of the basic fundamentals. I’m looking to amend this by studying things that I tend to run away from rather than drawing from my imagination. I seriously need a good kick up the ass, I will not be lazy!
I can’t believe I actually posted. -_-' I hope I’m heading in the right direction.
Oh and because I'm somewhat insane here's a message to the future me:
If you haven't improved, you haven't studied enough. If you have improved, you better be laughing. ~ Your past self.