What? It was hard enough making one a week but I decided to push myself to do one a day.
There have already been days when I dreaded working on this. Either because I think the piece is terrible or I can’t think of anything remotely interesting to draw.
On days like that, I used to leave things unfinished and procrastinate with some other menial task (terrible habit, I know!). But so far, the pressure to have something to upload the next day has been enough of a driving force to keep me on track.
I’m aiming to do it long enough that it becomes a habit (we all know how fleeting motivation alone can be).
As I scroll through this post, I’m totally surprised by how much work I’m capable of producing if I put my mind to it. If you’re busy with school or a full time job, I hope this sheds light into what can await you too.
I spent the past few months, feeling lucky if I had one piece uploaded on Instagram per week. But in the last few days, I’ve just been using lunch breaks and free time to create things. So if it helps, I really recommend using little pockets of available time in your day. Oh, and take your sketchbook everywhere with you. And you’d be surprised how much you’ll have done in a week!
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As an artist who uses social media, it was hard to overlook the popularity of the Moleskine sketchbooks. Some of the most popular artists on Instagram like Picolo and Qinni frequently post images from their Moleskine.