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What do you do for drawing burnouts, where you have lots of ideas, but nothing comes out right, no matter how many times you redraw it and no matter what you draw ( D: Even Ahk!!! ) 

53%
19 deviants said I take a break from drawing or what ever I do, and not do it at all.
22%
8 deviants said I try another art form instead.
22%
8 deviants said I still draw, just less.
3%
1 deviant said I draw and draw and keep drawing until I get out of it.

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thenarutotwilightfan Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Student Writer
Like I said on the other poll, I play with clay or Play-Doh to get my hands in order, doodle whatever I want, and just kinda relax. I just drew for 4 hours straight. 0.o

LOVE the new avatar, by the way.
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Ahkward Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I usually just try to draw through it, but nothing is turning out right! D: I'm just able to get sketches out, and anything I send to my teacher, he doesn't like, except the sketches... My old teacher always said my sketches look best, but I HATE that. I want, I'm DYING to make beautiful concept art, and it just never comes.
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thenarutotwilightfan Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Student Writer
Draw in reverse. Or draw the opposite of concept art. Just try and turn stuff around. OR, draw upside down!
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FullMetalSniper Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I normally draw rough sketches (like, really, really rough sketches, normally I can't even tell what they are other than the basic shape) and then go straight to lineart. For some reason, after that, most of what I draw turns out somewhat decently.
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
I just doodle the basic concepts in my sketchbook until I feel that I am capable of making a finished product that I will be pleased with, otherwise I will completely forget my ideas. And on the side, I will either dabble in another artistic medium (model painting, writing, photo manip, whatever) or put more time into another hobby. Good luck! It's a bummer feeling burnt out, but it's not as bad if you have other things to distract you from the frustration.
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Ahkward Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I have been focusing a lot of time on writing instead, maybe two weeks, but I still feel burnt out. I am away from my dorm on break, so most of my inspiration books and other supplies are 2k miles away...

I have gotten a lot of Ahk/koko story done though.
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MoonsongWolf Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
Well, if you don't have book access, sometimes you can make do with the internet! I find it inspiring to look at things like this: [link] I'm glad to hear that you've been working on some writing in the meantime, too. I find that can be a very good stress relief to drawing when you just aren't feeling visually creative. Plus it can give you ideas for future drawings, when you are feeling more up to working on visual mediums again! :)
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Ahkward Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
That is a really cool site! Thanks! : D
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