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injury - tennis elbow

Journal Entry: Wed Apr 30, 2014, 9:15 AM





i posted a poll last month about drawing injuries and the comments on that poll totally exploded! since i don't have the time to reply to each one individually, i just wanted to let you guys know that i read them and really appreciate the input. it was very comforting for me to know i'm not alone! i myself had tennis elbow last february and it has slowly improved, with what i would guess is a 95% recovery at the moment. my arm feels normal in my daily life and after short drawing sessions, but after a day of drawing, it flares up. i have to take on a new approach to drawing that requires lots of breaks, rest, stretching and a more relaxed approach, which is harder than it sounds! more about that here.

anyways, i just wanted to share those two links with you guys. they might be a comfort to anyone who is struggling with an injury, as well as a warning to anyone who is at risk of developing one! if you have the tendency to draw for hours on end, without breaks, and gets easily stressed or carried away with your work, then please take the time to learn about the risks now before it's too late!


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:iconalexandralima:
AlexandraLima Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Interface Designer
My Zeus !! His works are amazing, very inspiring !! I loved !!
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Khahnha Featured By Owner 3 days ago
That book you're in seems so cool, but it's so expensive, especially shipped to Europe T_T Anyway, good luck with the sell *w* And do you happen to sometimes do conventions ? =O
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LinnYangXin Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you have an instagram account or something else than deviantart where you post your art? :)
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Contrappasta Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I have an unhealthy obsession with your art
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adriellyrossato Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
loish i downloaded your brush set, but i can't understand how u use your bruses, help me please
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:iconloish:
loish Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015
Do you have photoshop? You can use this guide for the basic instructions:m.wikihow.com/Install-Photosho… let me know if that works!
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taofabulous Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
your art inspires me sm, tbh I go on your page everyday >.<
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luisframos Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your art! Worship 
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TimCampyy Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Student Digital Artist
you inspired me!... god bless you
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Zekrrom1995 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AMAZING ARTWORK chasing llama 
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DJ-JadaW Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  New member
Wow you are sooooo amazing😁 I hope one day I came draw as good as you !!
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Gothic-Flum Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Your art style is truly amazing. Keep up the great work! :heart:
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Snigom Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
There are so many delicate and subtle lighting details in your work. I can entertain myself just following them all. :)
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Thor-ium Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I know everyone goes crazy for Sakimichan, but your work seems to me on a completely different level, expecially in terms of uniqueness
Thank you for the endless inspiration Happy Clap 
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loish Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
thanks! i also go crazy for sakimichan, hahaha.
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:iconthor-ium:
Thor-ium Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Maybe sakimichan should go crazy for you :p
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jessmcalli Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015
You need to compile a brush set!
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:iconloish:
loish Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
the loish brushset by loish
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MeganMicheleXo Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love your work!!
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cmethink Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Professional General Artist
Wow, love your illustrations. I would be honored if you review my work in my gallery and make some comments good or bad. Thank you
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china-lizard Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Student Interface Designer
Your style is gorgeous!  <3  I love the way you use color.
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Alvoica Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for being my inspiration all this year
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anakure Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing gallery!
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sydpie Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014
I LOVE YOUR ART !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:rainbowfrog: :rainbowfrog: :rainbowfrog: :rainbowfrog: Toy Chica blushing Toy Chica blushing Toy Chica blushing

- BOXMUSIC( :DALove: )
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LineLady Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  New member
Love your art. Wish I was as talented as you. Keep the amazing work coming :)
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