There will be days, hours, months and sometimes years when you are feeling very frustrated with creating art. This is an element of the beginning start of learning to draw and paint for most people, but it might surprise you to realise that it doesn’t stop. Many professional artists feel this way regularly and it seems to be part of the process of creating. What can we do when it all gets too much?
So you have reached that point with your drawing or your painting where you seem to be stuck. You could be missing something really simple. I have a checklist of questions to ask yourself if you just can’t work out why your work doesn’t look how you want it to look. This checklist may seem simple to some people but it is amazing how many learners do not ask themselves these questions: