by A&C member : CYELLESTIA
Since my childhood, I've always admired people who could draw better than me. When I was around 12, I started taking art more seriously. I learned anatomy and watched many videos of my favorite artists. I always wanted to be like them, but I knew that it would take me years.
Although I've often been called talented and got a lot of compliments, I was so self-critical and insecure that I didn't want to post or show most of my art to anyone for years. I often felt frustrated, but I never gave up completely because I loved art so much.
Now I'm at a point where I'm happy with my artworks. I still have a lot to learn, and I just recently started posting my art and opening commissions. It's a new and exciting experience, but I've really enjoyed it so far, and I hope that I will inspire other artists too.
There will always be better artists than you, but that doesn't make your art bad. Only compare yourself to your previous self. As long as you enjoy drawing and painting, you will get better, and eventually, you will be proud of the things you create.
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