Sometimes, whether it's at the end of a work day or after I've drawn several portraits on a Saturday, my brain feels fried. That's when I know I need to take a break and look for inspiration. I always rely on this to recharge my brain and help propel me toward making more drawings.
By looking for inspiration, I of course mean scrolling through Instagram (I'm obsessed) for any artsy images or specifically looking through Instagram profiles of artists I admire (some of whom are below). You'll notice right away that all the artists here have styles and media completely different from mine. Looking at their pieces feels super refreshing for my brain after it has focused so much for so long solely on charcoal and paper.
I included just one image per artist in this post but I definitely encourage you to see more of their work on their websites (or Instagram pages if you're like me) if you want to be inspired as well. :)
(Fun fact: I have this image as my desktop photo at home and at work!)
(As an artist and coffee fanatic, I very closely identified with this specific piece.)