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Poll: Artists with N? (10 member(s) have cast votes)

Are you a career artist with N.?

  1. Yes (5 votes [50.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  2. Making artwork is a serious hobby. (5 votes [50.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  3. I Make arts & crafts for fun. (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. No interest in making art. (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 jstpnt



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Posted 04 March 2010 - 07:43 AM

I have been an artist, painter mostly, for over 30 years. I am interested in sharing ideas and thoughts about having narcolepsy and whether or not it affects your art work. By choice or inadvertently. Personally, I suspect it has had a profound affect on my art career.

#2 jenji



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Posted 04 March 2010 - 01:36 PM

Yes, I am. Yes, it does. Often, profoundly affects it.


#3 MMK



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Posted 09 July 2010 - 05:47 AM

Finally found N people talking about my hobbies.

Depression and Creativity are linked scientifically to each other.

But N and combination of Depression (even completely treated) help to achieve more than common person. So lets use our adversity . What say?

#4 Adzb



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Posted 07 October 2011 - 03:14 PM

Noooooooooooooooooooooo way!! I was looking for something like this after most people i have spoke to with N do art of some kind. I think it's the vivid dreams.

#5 Artsy-gal_90



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Posted 14 October 2012 - 11:37 AM

Personally, I believe narcolepsy has had a profound affect on my artwork. I am working towards my BFA in Studio art and I find that lately I only stay awake and interested in a piece if it is HUGE, and filled with extremely bright colors. I would say my dreams/hallucinations provide the most content for my artwork, but I paint them mostly so that I can express to others, visually, what I see.