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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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Yurisa Featured By Owner 9 hours ago  Student General Artist
Just stopping by to say your art is always oh so adorbs! <3
rociusBeast Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Just listened to your interview with Chris Oatley. Fantastic interview! I love your work!
KunoMeh Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
No words can express how amazing of an inspiration you are to artists everywhere. Hope you're all better now. Take care ^^
JJPumpkinMassacre Featured By Owner May 16, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
your art is absolutely stunning~
BerryLuna Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thanks for being one of my favorite artists! 
You're amazing :)
Lexi247 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015
Just stopping by to say hello :hug: Have a wonderful day!
jennyem Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Your artwork is amazing and very inspirational! Thank you! 
AllInSmallWorlds Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  New member Student General Artist
Your gallery is amerzing *dies
Bobby-Wang Featured By Owner Edited Apr 23, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Your art is wonderful.

Never stop.

 :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: 
luluba22 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your work inspire me. Thank you. I hope you get better of your health problem. Take a look at my work :)
luluba22 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Art-Fashion-History Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015
Amazing artworks!!! You are very talented!!!
Sylvie :)
wanderingstreet Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hi. I've just discovered your page from a link on the youtube interview you did with Sycra.
It was a great interview and very interesting to hear your story. (link here if anyone wants to watch it… )
Your art is wonderful.
Also, I don't mean to sound like a creeper but you are super pretty. I wish you all the success in the world.
loish Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015
thanks so much :)
wanderingstreet Featured By Owner Edited Apr 22, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
You're very welcome and thanks for taking the time to reply (I'm sure you're very busy).
Sorry to hear about your elbow. Perhaps cod liver oil tablets will help (worked for my knees, but I did buy good quality ones).
Take care. :)
frankiepig2003 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015
I'm throwing a new art contest for my superheroines Fury and Justice Girl!  I'd love you to be a part of it.…
CreeppingDeath Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
i love your awesome artworks!!!!
ItsaboutChrist Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015
Tu arte es muy hermoso, me inspiras ^^ saludos desde Venezuela.
Nosbertus Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice gallery! :D
estellaDEE Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Student Filmographer
Oh man!!! I just love your style. I wish I was as good as you. Ehhhhh... You make me want to practice more. You're an inspiration. Thank you for sharing your art.
FierFighter95 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Student General Artist
Very Lovely Gallery!
mkocaoglu Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing gallery, great works!
47Boo Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015
 Your art is wonderful! Really I love it!
BluTub Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your work.
Sheharzad-Arshad Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  Professional Filmographer
*copy paste* last person's comment from me as well.
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