22 Awkward Struggles All Artists Can Relate To
Art is hard y'all.
When people find out you're an artist they will immediately ask you "CAN YOU DRAW ME?"
They're also concerned about your future.
You've accidentally put the wrong end of a paint brush, marker, or pencil into your mouth.
OR almost drank your paint water.
You have "artist hands."
You spend most (all) of your money on art supplies.
And you're constantly ruining your clothes.
People ask you to work for free ALL THE TIME.
And are shocked when you tell them your work ISN'T free.
But It's also very difficult to put a price your art.
People post your work without credit.
And you don't like to throw things away because you can ~make something with that.~
You need lots of materials to get the job done, and sometimes your art space looks like a tornado just rolled through.
People underestimate the time you spent refining your art-making skills.
You've probably had a project you've put your heart and soul into fail drastically.
Or you lost infinity hours of unsaved work because a program crashed.
You've definitely worked on a project all night long
You also happen to come up with your best ideas as you are trying to fall asleep at night.
You have accidentally doodled on an important document .
And when your old work resurfaces on the internet it can be a little embarrassing.
Sometimes explaining your art to other people can get a little weird because it's so personal.
But hey! Struggle often fuels inspiration so its an endless cycle and you are stuck because you love to make art.
So cheers! Keep making that art!
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