If anyone needs help tracking their art times and overall productivity, try ManicTime. It’s free and gives amazingly detailed data on all your activity. I’m using it to keep track of how long it takes to do drawings and it’s sobering to see how much time gets sucked away by “little” distractions like chat or social media.
Stayfocusd for Chrome puts a limit on the time you’re allowed to spend on frivolous sites, and can be set to block EVERYTHING at certain times. It’s also very entertaining to set up. I found myself waffling around a lot during my “work hours” so I told it to nuke everything but Google Images during […]
End-of-decade art thoughts
There’s a lot of “2009 vs 2019 art!” stuff floating around right now that’s probably very demotivating to a lot of people. Respect to those who have made huge strides this decade, but if you are one of the many who haven’t… please remember to be kind to yourself. Not everyone goes from kindergarten scribbles […]