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    Updated on Aug 19, 2020. Posted on Mar 24, 2014

    11 Illustrated Truths About Making Art

    Getting your best ideas at 3am = goodbye sleep.

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    1. How you started making art in high school:

    2. Scoping out your competition:

    3. Getting inspired just as you're going to sleep.

    4. And not being able to sleep.

    5. Why you never see your friends:

    Chart by Murray The Nut.

    6. Forgetting to eat when you're in the zone.

    7. Having to write artists' statements to market yourself.

    8. Effort vs. end result.

    9. "Commenting" vs "Plagiarizing"

    The anxiety of influence is real.

    10. And the uncertain future you know you signed up for.

    11. All that for the freedom:

    Rejoice! You can make anything you want!