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The problem with wanting to try a lot of things.

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by The Leader, Mar 12, 2005.

  1. The Leader

    The Leader Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 23, 2005 Messages: 1,591 Likes Received: 1
    Is I never have time to really really go deep into a certain subject. This has always plagued me when it comes to art. Canvases, trains, beats, poetry, attempting to write short stories, wanting to make a low budget movie. I push things aside way too much. And I want to do everything at once. It's fucking terrible. Does anyone else suffer from this same problem? This probably isn't thread worthy. I'm just getting really pissed at my inability to focus on one form for a long enough while to satisfy myself. I always go "oh shit," and look the other direction as something else pops it's head in.

    Also, does anyone have a working copy of Reason they want to send me? :):):)
  2. Zack Morris

    Zack Morris Veteran Member

    Joined: Jun 23, 2001 Messages: 9,728 Likes Received: 4
    i blame it on my ADD that I can't concentrate on one thing for a super long time and just from thing to thing. In doing so I have learned that even while I might be paying more attentiont os omthing else to still keep myself doing something related to the other things I have going on and that way though I may not be progressing I am not falling backwards in it either, it that makes any sense.

    thats just my two cents on it
  3. GnomeToys

    GnomeToys Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 24, 2003 Messages: 2,616 Likes Received: 4
  4. sneak

    sneak Guest

    i always put it down to laziness....
  5. GEEB

    GEEB Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 6, 2004 Messages: 1,803 Likes Received: 44
    I often find myself in the same situation, and me being in school makes in even harder, i get home eat go to work, and then i only have four hours to do what ever i want, include homework and its 3 hours to do what ever i want, i just take it one step at a time starting with whats most important.
  6. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    i'm the opposite... i find something of interest and study all facets of it.. problem is every individual thing is infinitely complex.... and i spend more time in 'study' than 'practice'.... but once i get beyond the prep portion, look out
  7. haunts

    haunts Member

    Joined: Dec 23, 2004 Messages: 297 Likes Received: 0
    yeah but today i was thinking about this very thing and no matter what it is that you are interested in it takes alot of study and practice before you can even do something worth being called an accomplishment. in alot of cases years.
    i dont know, ive been writing (nongraffiti related) since i was 15 and drawing since i was a kid and started studying graff shit in 97 and it gets boring you know? its like i need new interests to keep up my old addictions or something so i dont get burned out.
    so my recent idea was to start a new project involving graff but through a different medium which is video documentation. i have no idea where it will take me but i figure its the same reason alot of graff writers get real interested in photography other than documentation purposes, or canvases or whatever it may lead to.
    but the cool thing about being able to apply a new avenue to something you already know about is that it makes you that much better at whatever it is your new hobby may be.
  8. AORAone

    AORAone Veteran Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 6,460 Likes Received: 32
    i blame it on beers
  9. CamAlmighty

    CamAlmighty Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 25, 2003 Messages: 1,070 Likes Received: 0
    I'm a lazy fucker bit I get to blame it on ADD, lucky me!
  10. caffeine

    caffeine Member

    Joined: Mar 6, 2005 Messages: 503 Likes Received: 0
    Yeah i got the same problem. I always want to do new things, add new experiences to my life, but either never really get into it and finish, or find the time to even start it. I guess it all comes down to what are your real priorities in life. But we all can dream.
  11. WhiteOx

    WhiteOx Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 4, 2003 Messages: 3,691 Likes Received: 0
  12. 2 blaazed

    2 blaazed New Jack

    Joined: Jun 28, 2002 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 3

    GREENOJOS Member

    Joined: Dec 16, 2003 Messages: 426 Likes Received: 0
    i'm exactly the same way. i constantly have ideas for things i want to be doing or should be doing and wind up never finishing these tasks. its very frusterating but i normally accomplish some of them eventually.You just have to knock them out one by one.
  14. 26SidedCube

    26SidedCube Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 18, 2003 Messages: 6,590 Likes Received: 10
    I blame it on having too many options.

    I've always noticed rich kids have 10 things they're so-so at and poorer cats have one or two things they just get really good at.

    This isn't always the case, though.
  15. kingofshame

    kingofshame New Jack

    Joined: Oct 13, 2004 Messages: 24 Likes Received: 0
    i agree....beers do get in the way....but it makes things way funner.