How many times do I have to explain to people the difference between a request and a commission. Jeez. I don’t work for free, people.
Forever washing my brushes in linseed oil instead of turps because I am lazy and would much rather destroy my brushes.
Then it’ll eventually come crawling back to me, I’ll reattach it, and we’ll draw all kinds of pretty pictures together.
On days when I spontaneously can’t draw, I wish I could just tear my arm off and throw it in the corner to think about what it’s done.
The emotions are sometimes so strong that I work without knowing it. The strokes come like speech. - Vincent van Gogh
If money doesn’t grow on trees then why do banks have branches? #GoodMorning
Good artists aren’t always good people.
How was your day? my day was good. :)
also what time is it where you are?
I've been working with clay all morning and my shoulders hurt from wedging it so much augh painful.
Big pieces of paper intimidate me, but small ones make me feel trapped.
Which artist turns you on the most? #VisualAndMusical
Bruno Mars needs to reevaluate who he'd catch grenades for. I figured you’d have to have a pretty high standard for that sort of chivalry.
I am slowly dying while my good half finished self portrait turns to crap before my eyes. White paint does nothing to cover up mistakes
Drawing realistic lips on guys without making them look like a drag. Sigh.
I just dropped my palette of oil paint face down onto a carpet.
Painting or poetry is made as one makes love - a total embrace, prudence thrown to the winds, nothing held back. - Joan Miro
I started getting motion sickness very easily. Anyone out there has used the motion sickness wristbands or pills with any success?
I hate messing up traditional drawings or paintings digitally it’s like “oh you want to make it look nice on photoshop?
That awkward moment when you draw a mermaid and her tits are so huge, she could use them as a lethal weapon….
It would figure that I get sudden artistic inspiration after bruising my right wrist and badly scraping up my index and middle finger.
A bowl of oatmeal a day keeps the constipation away, haha. #OatmealGang
The painting has a life of its own. - Jackson Pollock
Why was the artist taken out of the convention? She was a Con’ Artist.
Isn't it impolite to be critical of any art? Wouldn't it be better if we were always positive about it all?
Why don’t my poems stick? I feel as though people refuse to read between the lines. Because who cares about the poet these days?
Stop peddling my skills to your friends so I can be asked/ expected to repair the old craft stuff they find at thrift stores. With no pay.
Calling someone a fig newton is apparently a big insult.
It’s always really nerve-wracking drawing for artists that you admire . _ .
Painting is very easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do. - Edgar Degas
I have like half a dozen unfinished watercolor paintings sitting around. I think I’ll start a new one. :D
The agony of realizing the skin tone is wrong after you finish shading it.
Given a choice between borrowing from another story and borrowing from real life, always borrow from real life.
What is drawing? It is working oneself through an invisible iron wall that seems to stand between what one feels and what one can do. - VVG
When it comes to brushes, use what makes you most comfortable as long as you can control the paint the brush is a good one.
That glorious moment when your piece finally starts coming together.
If you are capable of creating things please don’t beat yourself up when you can’t recreate what’s in your head.
What distinguishes the artist from the dilettante? Only the pain the artist feels. The dilettante looks for pleasure in art. - Odilon Redon
It’s cool to base characters on people you know. Just make it sure it’s not obvious… especially if it’s an offensive representation.
Another all-nighter, but the art project is finished!
Art Tip: Always carry a note-taking device of some sort. Don’t let those moments of inspiration escape.
When you don’t have enough of that particular shade that you made and can’t recreate it and have to repaint the entire area.
“Can art change the world? Maybe … we should change the question: Can art change people's lives?” — JR
Terms most useful in describing creative works of art. t.co/jFwVgZLPYD
Welp. I’m drawing my friends’ birthday card and I’m very paranoid I’ve made them look ugly. What if they’re horrifically offended?!
When you pour too much paint for what that color is needed for.
You act like drawing or painting is a competition to see who's the best, it's not.