I taught an art class in April and the most important thing I told the class was:

If you think your drawing "has to" be "good" in order for you to be "allowed" to draw, if you're afraid of making bad drawings, you're never gonna finish a drawing and never get good.

Give yourself permission to draw without worrying about quality. Don't even ask "is this good", ask: Am I enjoying it? Am I learning from it? Am I finishing things?

It applies to writing, music, game design, etc. as well

@nindokag I respectfully disagree. The first step towards improvement is to accept that your current work is bad and be ready to discard or revise it when qualified people point out its defects.

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