Do you ever suddenly remember that a lot of your friends are fucking people and feel really awkward
I was tagged by thebellsofabhorsen
- Tea on a rainy night
- Clinging to a book, wanting to read the ending but at the same time really not wanting it to end
- No homework
- Finishing a painting
- Really clean x-acto knife cuts
- Glass things
- Peeling stickers of completely cleanly
- Waking up in the morning with the sun coming through the window and not having to get up
- Illustrated books
- Really pointy sharp pencils
- Playing something right on the first try
- Making or giving the perfect gift for someone
- Color coding
- Smell of night air
- Watching TV curled up on the couch under a blanket
Books make my soul ache
fitzsimmonsofshield replied to your post
at least you entered, i’m proud of you. gluck with the ladies of lit!
*mwah* thank you that means a lot
when you feel jealous or bitter over an artist’s achievements, always remember: people only show what they want to show of their art
you would be surprised how hilariously bad some sketches of even experienced artists can look, and I don’t mean that in an insulting way. Also don’t think of the pics with the ‘man, such a sloppy doodle’ descriptions, I mean the truly horrible scribbles everybody does in their freetime. Even the most experienced artists have sketches that look like they had no orientation of lines in mind, with one arm going over the entire body and the other being half the length, etc, and that’s the COLD HARD AND WONDERFUL TRUTH
No artist you look at does perfect work all the time, as hard as it is to imagine.
Any artist wants to give off the best impression they can, so frankly the very flawed looking stuff stays on a few papers at home without ever facing the internet or even close friends
Similarily to how most people won’t go outside in a t-shirt with ten coffee stains and three holes in it, chances are you’ve never seen what /truly/ sloppy and disoriented sketches very good artists are capable of.
So if something of yours doesn’t look perfect, and you look at people with all these wonderful sketches on the internet, remember; they very likely have those exact moments of doubt as well.