drawing with a lack of visual memory (aphantasia)
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Is anyone else on here unable to visualize in their mind? If you were to close your eyes and picture a red triangle, can you see it? Which of the numbered thumbnails in the attached image best represents what you see? Do you see complete darkness?
If you dont know, this is known as aphantasia. A quick google search will get you more info if you want to look into it.
As someone who wants to work professionally in the art field, the inability to store an "image bank" in my mind of references has been incredibly frustrating. I have been attempting to compensate by focusing on proportion, but is there any other way?
Also, if anyone else does have this, how has it affected your learning progress/career as an artist? Do you find that you have shitty spacial awareness and find it difficult to think 3D while drawing 2D?
when is something plagiarism?
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I recently discovered an artist called Peter Mohrbacher and saw that one of his newer pieces (of some original project 'Angelarium') uses the human transmutation circle from the anime Fullmetal Alchemist (design created for the anime, and pretty recognizable for fans). Seeing this though, I realized I have no idea how to approach him about it, or if I SHOULD approach him about this. Anyway, I'm genuinely curious whether this is considered legitimately inappropriate or just plain lazy, and where the boundaries are.
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i've made a desicion. i'll kill my self if i don't become succesful. i don't care anymore. i have this pain, for fucking years, every. single. fucking. day. i feel like shit, i'm a failure. at everything, i'm stucked at a dead-end job. i screwed the relationship with the only person i have shared real significant love years ago. fucking years ago and still bothers me, i'm a mockery, for everyone, at everything. i hate that, and i try i swear to god i try, it's a drag, it feels so heavy, i just want to stop, and i have a hope, just to be good enough to live of what i like to do, i just want to feel that, that's something it would keep me going, although the sad part of it is that i would still kill my self because this shit is like a fucking evil tumor i don't really know how to turn it off i don't know the cure of feeling like this god i don't know. i just want to know at wich age i'm catalogued as a failure in art. you know what i mean? those tipe of guys that just keep on trying, and failing, and failing, and they grow old and keep failing, and they are just fucking stucked, in a boring, humilliating fucking painful routine. and they die, living an empty shit life doing stuff the never really cared for. i can't be like that, not like this, not feeling how i feel, not being like i am. i refuse.
tl;drl at wich age do you think someone is a failure in art?
My fetish is ruining my art/life.
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Hello /ic/. I wanted to know something. How do you guys deal with strong sexual fetishes while drawing? I personally have a MASSIVE foot fetish, and whenever I try to draw something all I can think about is drawing the best looking feet I can so that I can fap to them. I'm absolutely fucking disgusted and sick of this. I just hate that I can't draw what I like without somehow sneaking in my fetish. It's actually ruining what I want to accomplish in art. Does anyone else share this problem? I know some of you might recommend I just "work with it", but I really don't want to be a fetishist artist. It sucks because I do enjoy drawing feet, but It seriously does affect my ability to focus and draw other things, which is important when I someday want to become professional. Also, if for some reason can't tame this fetish of mine, how could I fit it into my artwork without making it blatantly obvious that I have a foot fetish? If every piece I drew had at least ONE barefoot girl, I feel like people would catch on. If any one could give me some advice, I'd appreciate it. Pic related is not my art (of course) but sort of related.