This set was a lot more free in the way that I was able to work with just inkpen and my brushes. I was rather taken back by how dark some of my thoughts became, and at that time in all honesty, I felt that these were created on a couple of rough days I had. In a sense, it does help me to start thinking about how dark anxiety can be and how it can create other emotions, such as depression, yet, for some reason, I’m wondering how I could try and make this image a little more bolder, or if it were best to keep them as they are.
With this set, I had the line of wanting things to be perfect. This was an occurrence that happened when I was trying to get a commission done for a character design for someone online, and it was just a horrible, terrible day for me. I felt so stressed that I couldn’t get anything done. I tried to draw the word over and over, until it was perfect, but eventually, the word became so tired and worn out, that it became imperfect. (more…)