Need to get back into The Hobby!

I have a confession…

I’ve been out of the hobby for a few months recently. Due to a combination of factors including, but not limited to:

  • New Pokemon Games
  • Lack of commission work
  • New Dragon Quest game
  • Cardfight!! Vanguard stuff
  •  General mental health reasons

So, it’s been a while. But I think it’s time to try to restore my “Hobby Mojo” again.

I was wondering, what do you folks do when you’re not feeling the hobby? Is a few months away the best medicine or do you plough on through? I’d love to hear your tips and suggestions.

Personally, I don’t think you should force it. We’re in this hobby because we enjoy it (all for our own individual reasons, too). If it stops being fun, I believe that’s a sign that you should take a little time away to ‘recharge’. 

It happens sometimes, I usually have a few weeks or months each year where my hobby interest dwindles, but then it surges back suddenly and I’ll be at the painting table every night beavering away again!

One thought on “Need to get back into The Hobby!

  1. I hear you, I’m going through the same thing myself at the moment. I usually try to mix it up painting something i havent had the courage or time to start yet. Or i just bum it on the couch feeling guilty im not painting. Right now its a lot of the latter.

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