What I Wish I Had Learned About Art Series

Find the Art You Feel Comfortable With

And don’t be afraid to embrace your inner child

A picture of two pieces of artwork by the author for this post. On the left in a column are three cats (black, brown with a mane, and white) in news reporter style suits from a graphic novel tutorial. On the right is a sticker of Pikachu with a camera on a hand-drawn background in a purple frame.
Photo by the author of some of her “inner child” artwork featuring guided graphic novel cats and a background for a Pikachu sticker.

Many of us who have shied away from art and consider ourselves “unartistic” have very specific ideas about art: who should do it, what it should mean, what it looks like, what is considered good, what is worth displaying…



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Sarah Marie

Sarah Marie


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