How important is time when it comes to drawing?

August 21, 2017 at 9:54am

"if the objective quality of the art is disproportionate to the time it took to make it" meaning that for instance, no, the Sistine Chapel doesn't count. It took 4 years, but the end result really shows it.

We're talking about "mediocre anime drawing that took a damn week" levels.

  • Faster time means skill - if the objective quality of the art is disproportionate to the time it took to make it, it has less value
  • Slower time means you're meticulous - time has no bearing on the value of the finished piece

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October 20, 2017 at 5:46pm
The more time you put into a piece, the better the end result. There is an exponential rate at which the amount of time becomes less worth the effort, however.
August 22, 2017 at 8:49am
Amount of time put into a drawing doesn't make it worth any less, but it's also good to keep in mind that you'll get faster at producing quality work the more you practice.
August 22, 2017 at 9:43pm
Idk, I feel like I'm getting slower and slower, which terrifies me more than it probably should.
August 23, 2017 at 5:57pm
If you're experimenting with new techniques or still trying to get to grips with your method, you probably will slow down. It's not necessarily a bad thing, it could mean that you're improving a lot, and as you get more confident with your method, you'll speed up too!
August 23, 2017 at 9:16pm
At best, it's probably a case of me noticing more mistakes and then trying to correct them, at least, I hope it's the case.