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Motivational Tutorial: How to do art by MaryLittleRose Motivational Tutorial: How to do art by MaryLittleRose
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Lately, and not just now, I've been getting comments and notes from people that ask me to make tutorials teaching how to draw, how to paint like me, how to draw like me. I'm sorry if I never answer, but I just can't teach you, because I am not an Art Teacher or a Professional Artist, // I'm just 16 // at least I could teach you what I know, my ways, but that's not the idea.

I'm not doing this because you may think that you annoy me or bother me, no! that's not the idea. Don't take this tutorial as a joke neither, I'm being totally serious about it.

All the things on the list are actually what I have learned and doing all these years, 8 years counting, and all by myself, because I am a self-taught person and what I learned you can learn it too! if you have problems with anatomy, go and look for tutorials or references, there are many in dA, in books and the whole internet!; if you have problems with coloring, watch around! analyze and observe with detail, take your own notes, practice every day!

Practice every day, put effort in what you do, try to improve and reach it, and most important: love what you do.

We all start being total unexperienced, sadly we can't born being a Da Vinci, but we can learn and try to reach the point that we want.

Find yourself, and only you can do it
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Alfred-Martini-Pines Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm a self taught artist too, and this is really true. It's taken me years to get to how I'm drawing and it's still not that great. But art takes time~ :meow:
Farahjuli Jan 30, 2014  Student Digital Artist
very inspiring~
Duckybun Sep 17, 2013  Student Artist
This is so inspiring.
JaiMorley23 Sep 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is very inspiring :happybounce: Love La la la la 
miaouart Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist
ay que boni :<
People just don't understand that it is work. You don't wake up in the morning and... BAM you're an artist!
MiraKHall Sep 14, 2013   General Artist
Don't forget: not be easily depressed by a lot of things.  Although, easier said than done :depressed:
This ^ 

i understand completely im self tuaght to and i sneak into others join mes and live stream to just stare and watch the strokes they do and the tools they use. Not to copy but experiment and adjust the new found skill to my taste.
thelastlonewolf Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nonomino Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha thank you for doing this, it made me smile! I stopped drawing years ago, and I'm trying to start again, but I'm always so disappointed with the result I easily get disheartened. Seeing this makes me want to try harder and enjoy what I do!
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