A simple way to be consistent.
This is the portait I made today with water colors and pen. You can see one more that i made as well as the original reference photo on my Instagram art page.
This is a part of Rise and Draw as well as the May Drawing challenge, where I post one new picture that I paint every single day.
Every person who is a subject expert in their field will tell you that the only way to get better and better at something is to constantly keep doing it. I endorse that a hundred percent. Whether it comes to fitness, writing, dance, art or anything that needs discipline, commitment is the key. You have to make a commitment and stick to it, not matter what.
If you find it hard to make a long term commitment, make it for a shorter duration of time--maybe two days, or three days or whatever time period you can manage. Follow it for those three days. If you have managed to keep it up, give yourself a little treat! If not begin over.
The only way to do a task that seems 'impossible and gargantuan' is to break it down into bits. It is easier to be consistent, when the time frame is smaller.
Set small goals. Once you achieve that goal (even if it is a tiny one) you feel good about yourself. Dopamine floods your cells, and makes you feel happy.
And then it keeps you hooked.
It's a great state to be in --the state of constant achievment!
So what are you going to commit to today? How are you going to break it down into smaller bits? If you share in my comment box (those reading this on email--please don't reply to this one; Instead head over to my blog and use my comment box please) I am listening.
ps: Sharing a review I got for my book #Lovealittlestronger
'Love A Little Stronger' by @preetishenoy is a book that ought to be on your bed side when you are braving the storms. It will reaffirm your faith that the storm will pass and the skies will be clear soon. Review up soon. Thanks for the copy @Srishtipub pic.twitter.com/7rdstICej5— Aparna Prabhu (@aparna_678) May 8, 2018
Buy it: http://preeti.io/lals
Thanks for sharing my mini review. Will post the detailed one soon :) I picked this book because I loved 34 bubblegums and candies. It was something like 'kadi chaawal', you can savour it at any time of the day.ReplyDelete
And also, lovely portrait :)Delete
Lovely sketch... Well said about the commitment. You always keep up the commitment for a blog marathon/drawing marathon . I admire ur commitment inspite of it busy schedule ❤️😍ReplyDelete
I have committed to read all posts of your blog or sketch marathon and every book that you write...ReplyDelete