My drawing style has changed a lot over the past decade, and even more just in the past few months. I have a hard time settling on what I like best and I like to think of it as a learning experience. The difference here, however, is that my learning curve is very public and people can see the changes as they happen (though there are even more in-between that don't get posted). It can be a vulnerable thing, and sometimes I want to delete everything that I've done so far and just start over. But I don't want to pretend that I don't make mistakes, and I don't want to erase them because I think there's something beautiful or fascinating about watching someone evolve (and looking back myself to see how I have grown).
It's okay to make mistakes or to change your opinions or style. There's a certain pressure to stay yourself, exactly how you are, but I think that can discourage growth. I'm experimenting with a lot of different art styles right now to try and find my best fit. It may take some time, but I'm excited to see the result. There is no "end goal" or "final result" in art or life, so why feel embarrassed of the past?
See you next time,