How to Find Time for Your Art, Hobbies & other Projects | Time Management Tips & Techniques

How to Find Time for Your Art, Hobbies & other Projects | Time Management Tips & Techniques


73 thoughts on “How to Find Time for Your Art, Hobbies & other Projects | Time Management Tips & Techniques

  1. Happy Saturday! If you're struggling to find time for your hobbies, business or anything else in life, THESE time management tips and techniques will definitely help you! Let me know in the comments what are some of your time management techniques work great for you!

  2. Also, I found that it's so hard to get myself to sketch even tho I know I should. I just feel really down all the time these days. When I do, it doesn't come out right. Any sketch tips?

  3. Thank you mako! This video really helped me manage my time! Your a great artist. I want to become an artist when I grow up. I am 10 and I love drawing! You inspire me mako! Keep making amazing videos!πŸ˜ŠπŸ’Ÿ

    -my time management techniques are that I use alarms and time tables and planners!😊

  4. Yay!!! I have had some hard times managing my time, it’s been a rough time for me lately, so I, so glad you posted this today!!πŸ₯°

  5. This is soo true.. Because I love painting but not able to find time due to studies. Thanks for the videoπŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»

  6. #makoficationsquadβ™₯
    I have never been this early .
    lysm😘β™₯#lovefromIndia
    Edit: tysm for liking my commentβ™₯

  7. This is such a requirement!!!
    HOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT VIDEOS I NEED MAKO??? CAN YOU READ MINDS?? 😱
    Thanku for such useful videos and helpful tips!! 😊

  8. Yayyyy! I am this early after a long time🀭 thanks for the tips! Love❀
    Also would love to see art Instagram tips!

  9. I started following your channel to learn how to paint and I get even more than that. It's precious reminder, loved it. Thank you soooo much πŸ’

  10. I get so upset when I stop making art and read novels due to work and college πŸ™ so I found your video helpful ! Thanks β™‘
    11:34 part is gold
    #makoficationsquad

  11. I can totally think but it cause I have lots of time management issues while painting cause I neglect my studies many times and this was a lovely video!!!

  12. This was extremely helpfulllll
    I could never find time to paint it's always just homework homework and a little more homeworkπŸ™ƒ. Also i love your paintings i feel like i would never reach that levelπŸ’œπŸ˜‚

  13. I love how Mako still interacts with its viewers even with that alot of subscribers because some youtubers dont usually do that when they are now famous.

  14. Me: on saturday morning …when mako's video will be posted…😢😢
    Then got notified about the video β€πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡

  15. I really needed this! Coz my exams are knocking at the door..and i cant even imagine my life without art so, thanks for this mako! Pls pray for me so that i can do well in my exams! Your blessings means a lot to me!❀ πŸ™πŸ» 😊

  16. Was just talking to my husband about this! I was lamenting the fact I don't have the time needed to practice and enjoy my art because 'life' gets in the way. Those darn chores and responsibilities. I'm hoping your tips will help πŸ™‚

  17. My honey Makoccino Kitty Cat is always so adorable 😍 πŸ’•
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  18. Mako! This is something I needed…u r da best!! Thank you so much Mako! As far as I know, no youtuber is as free as you to their subscribers and viewers. U help so many people, stay the same! Love you 4ever ❀
    #makoficationsquad

  19. Why do I feel like you can always read my mind about what I really need in every video you made including this πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ but great video! I'm struggling to find the right time to start painting since I live alone and need to do things ny myself. Thank you so much! This is so helpful for me. Wish you have a good day! β™₯β™₯

  20. hum…ok, but what if i really want to get into an art school so i have to get good grades and get better at painting, but i can't manage to do both ?

  21. I always carry a small sketch book with me when I'm out, so if I am waiting for an appointment, or waiting for food, I can pull it out and I just sketch something that's near me "this cute lil doughnut needs to be drawn".

  22. I really needed the reminder today <3 I'm a professional freelance illustrator, and my hobby is trying to build up my clipart shop and make it take off. It's sometimes not easy because my hobby looks very much like my work haha… After drawing all day, it's hard to make myself draw for my shop. Especially since for the last couple months I've been really burnt out, so I'm having a hard enough time just doing my regular work, let alone doing more. I feel like I'm busy ALL the time, but really if you take out the time I'm unfocused, tired, taking a break or writing a comment on Youtube like right now, I'm not working that much. I need to improve my time management! When I'm working I should be 100% on, that way I'll finish faster and have time to relax, rest and do my hobby. All of those things will make me less burnt out while the same amount of work is getting done.

  23. Hi Mako! Two videos back(the video where you talked about how to stop watercolour paper from buckling) I commented saying that I wanted to use dry brushing to create a simple background because I didn't want to waste a lot of time creating an amazing, ''out of the crowd'', "never seen before" kind of backgrounds in one of my GCSE Art pages and you suggested saying that dry brushing would be better to use to create things like grass, so I could try out other cool techniques like salt and plastic wrap. I tried the salt technique following your video showing how you could use salt to create an interesting effect and I completely messed it up(and YES I tried it on another piece of paper, but I couldn't get the required results because I don't have any watercolour paper or mixed media paper). Now I completely regret this decision and the completely white background looked so much better and I absolutely don't know what I'm going to do with it. So I watched the video you made a while back on how to fix mistakes with watercolours. You said to use the 'magic eraser'. I want to take immediate action on removing the watercolour completely because everytime I open my sketchbook to work on something that page just gets me, it is so disgusting to look at, so I want to ask you if I can use a tissue and a damp brush and rub both of them at the same time in a circular motion in the same area( cause apparently you can do that according to Google, but I want a confirmation from a pro, so that's why I'm asking you.) It would be so amazing if could please help me out with this messy situation. I want to get this over with!😠😠😠😠 Love you Mako!πŸ’™πŸ’™

  24. I have noticed that when it comes to art and time management, it also depends if I have inspiration or right set of mind to be creative.. and sometimes when I make time for art I just do not feel inspired.. but then inspiration just comes while I am busy with something else.. 🀣

  25. Omg Mako! You are so adorable and sweet! I love how you speak to your audience with such sincerity β™₯
    Look forward to more tutorials; encouragement needed on painting "loose" πŸ˜‰ Hi from Vancouver, Canada

  26. Hey mako. Iam keerthana. Hope you know me.Thanks for this video. Iam just a thirteen year old girl. So you know that I would get lots of homework and tests. I wouldn't have time to paint. After your great lecture, my situation became better. So thank you mako for such a beautiful message. I have one more problem that how to select the perfect colour while painting and how to paint without any mistake. Can you make a video based on this?.

  27. I like the "time theme" concept, Mako. I plan to look to my own task list to see if I can set a day to accomplish a group of similar things. Thank you for sharing!

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