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Katsoja

How to get in touch with my creative side?

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I feel like a lot of my hobbies have to do with consumption.

I read books, watch movies, read comics, etc; basically appreciating anything that someone else has created. 

What are hobbies that I could do that could show off my artistic side? I'm shite at drawing and painting :S

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Honestly, and I'm not sure if it's something you'd want to hear, but I don't recommend anyone force artistic expression if it isn't innate.

I'm a firm believer in "if you weren't born with it, it's not for you".

You can learn how to program or fix a car, but learning the technical aspects and rules of photography(for example) doesn't make for a good photographer if you aren't artistically talented innately. 

However with that said, there are/were many popular contemporary artists who had zero talent but were able to be successful in their artistic fields due to well thought out expression rather than artistic talent.

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I think we should open this topic once more, I don't think it's anything bout forcing, but allowing yourself to enjoy something for the sake of doing it rather than being good at it.

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