For those that struggle to accept their art
While I was drawing this, I was thinking a lot about how I draw and why I don't draw the way I want to.
I look at the art of all my artistic idols and I think "why can't I draw like that?"
But I think I'm asking it the wrong way, as everyone does. I ask "why can't I", as in "why am I unable, what's wrong with me, why am I not good enough?"
However, I think this is the wrong way to approach the idea.
How I and everyone else that struggles with their art SHOULD ask it is: Why can't I draw like that? Who says I can't? The only thing holding me back is myself. If I want to draw like that then gosh darn it I can. Maybe not right away, maybe it'll take some time, but I can learn to. I can take steps in the direction. There's nothing stopping me from going down that path.
If you feel stuck, like you'll never get any better than you are, then an important thing to do is to accept where you are in your art skills right now. Think of it as a location on