Things aren’t going to be perfect right away. We all want it to be perfect on our first try, whether you’re drawing, painting, writing, etc.
This is going to be a charcoal drawing of my friend and her fiance. As you can see it doesn’t look like much right now; it could be me and a character from Doug. All art pieces have to start somewhere; they’re all just lines and shading/ coloring when you think about it.
These are a couple of my first timers as far as oil pastels go. As you can see, I used them like crayons; technically there’s no right or wrong way to do art, but oil pastels weren’t really meant to be used like crayons.
After trial and error, I was better able to use the oil pastels in this drawing.
Remember, you can’t expect the first line, the first stroke, the first word, first whatever you’re doing to be the same as your outcome of the piece you’re working on. Just work through it and see where it takes you. That’s the beauty of art.
I didn’t type this but I really felt I can relate to a lot of those signs. My job isn’t a bad job and I love my bosses and some of my co-workers but I’ve outgrown a customer service oriented job. 😖 I’m an introvert by nature and I’m forced to be around strangers five days out of the week; it’s detrimental to my mental health. It’s helped me grow as a person during the first few years but I’ve learned all I can and now I’m just stuck doing the same thing with no interest in climbing the ladder. I do hope to do something I love for a living; I know there will be days that aren’t favorable but I want to enjoy what I do.
You’re a parent. It’s okay to not be okay sometimes. Raising someone who constantly presses your buttons is taxing at times but at the end day you love them.
I won’t go a day without watching his videos. 😄
I dedicate this to my friends going through some things. NEVER wait on somebody who’s just throwing you crumbs to have you as a backup.
I give a lot of thanks to Ralph Smart for helping me keep my head up. He doesn’t know me and I don’t know him personally but watching his videos and listening to him really does good for my mental health. I remember first seeing one of his videos when I was in a deep depression.