hi I am a different anon. you, Denny, are FANTASTIC. keep being AWESOME. your art has gotten so beautiful over the years and yet it's still got that distinct something that makes me always recognize it as Yours, as Denny Art, and I think that's incredible.
Hello kind, Anon!
Thank you so much for the encouraging words. I kept this ask opened through the work day, just re-reading it every once in a while. Funny enough I had a conversation with a friend exactly about my art and how insecure I’ve been feeling with it as of late.
I used to make such complicated arts and lately I can’t do anything beyond doodles and it’s been eating me greatly. Working in graphic design for nearly four years now has given it’s tow on me. I developed some nasty habits such as difficulty keeping my focus on a work for more than 15 minutes. Me, who used to draw for hours all invested in a painting struggles to invest in a work ._.; Granted at work I do use a tablet but I hardly draw, my hands ache but I develop no new art skills.
Needless to say my hands just feel tired and so does my back after 9 hours of work and art used to make me distress but now it’s like I have such difficulty unwinding - stress piles, anxiety spikes, I suspect I will get a boot from work in April (which may not be too bad? I worry my mother will stress and with her diagnosis I try to avoid this as much as possible.) but I try to keep fighting! It’s just every once in a while, even when you want to gift smiles you just feel drowned by the surroundings and forget who you are, your values, your identity. Sometimes it’s like you just drift with every next day.
This ended up as mini emotional pour there, haha >_>;;;
But to hear my art still catches the eye and has a distinct thing to it… it really means the world to me, thank you!