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How do you overcome an art block??? 

33%
93 deviants said Music
24%
68 deviants said Look at other peoples art
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49 deviants said I dont T.T.... I stop drawing
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32 deviants said Other( say what it is in the comments)
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13 deviants said Warch TV for a while
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10 deviants said Intense concentration *.*
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7 deviants said Food
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6 deviants said I dont get them??

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FanGirl-Gone-Hyper Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I listen to music :D It almost never works, but when it does I always come up with something brilliant!!! Like sometimes when I'm writing the script or storyboard for a manga I'll make sure I put music on that suits the mood of the scene and that works every time! But if the music doesn't suit the scene, or if you're just drawing randomly and the music doesn't suit your mood it won't work :P
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AniMeg4321 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I usually listen to music or look at other peoples art on DA (mostly Tyshea and Ai-Bee :D). Sometimes, though, after a while of having an art block, an image of what I want to draw suddenly pops into my head and it's the greatest thing to happen to me at a time like that.
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IridescentDragoness Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Definitely other. I wander around, listen to music, etc. I recently got a really good idea for a dragon wing pattern by eating fruit... i.e. I spent a half hour drawing the patterns inside the segments of an orange....
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Mija-Lion Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My friend taught me how to do this, and it surprisingly works, and it inspires me on so many levels.
When I get block of any sort, writers, artist, etc., I take a wood block and write onto it, "(Whatever block I'm having) block.". Then, I take it outside, put it down, get a sledge hammer, and destroy it to bits. It might sound violent, but it does work for me. Seeing the look on people's faces when I smash the block though is just as inspiring. :)
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FanGirl-Gone-Hyper Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I love that! I've gotta try it sometime... Wish I had a wooden block though XD Would it work if I used a soda can? Or just an old plastic can of coffee?? I don't really think I have the strength to smash wood... Oooh, what if I wrote it on some paper and burnt it?! >:D not as satisfying as smashing, but flames are pretty and inspiring!!!! XD
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NinjAPixiEX3 Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm currently having the longest art block of my life: 3 months. I'm suffering. It's horrible.
So I'm just not drawing anything and trying to find some inspiration, but nothing is working out.


......uuuuuuuu ;__;....
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Lexinator117 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I watch sci fi and fantasy movies until my eyes are bleeding with inspiration!
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Umiki-sama Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Student General Artist
SUSUMU HIRASAWA!!!!! that and i try finding something inspirational if all fails i go sad and wait for it to go away T^T
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FakerFakerLuvPower Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011  Student General Artist
Breaking stuff (and by stuff, i mean throwing eggs on the ground)
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DarkDryad17 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Music gives me inspiration, but i still can't draw....
so i look at other peoples art, and HEY LOOK TECHNIQUE IS AWESOME
*tries*
YAY
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