That’s stupid, you just become exhausted, and when you’re done doing things you just lie in bed thinking about everything which means you get overtired, can’t sleep and when you finally wake up you’re groggy.
Which leads to the bottomless pit of despair.
Q:How do you deal with waking up exhausted? The only reason it took me around a year to finish a 28 page comic was because there's just no energy. Even then like most of it was done in 5-10 page bursts when I wasn't depressed. It actually took me getting bronchitis to finish the damn thing because for a week I was so groggy I couldn't think about anything and I slept for three days straight. LOL I mean, you can't work around a month a year and accomplish anything.
I know that seems like a stupid answer but yeah… rest… go to bed early, take a nap if you feel like it. Make a good sleep schedule for yourself. I’ve NEVER drank coffee in my life and sometimes when I desperately need it, I’ll take an energy drink for work, but only in small doses and never all the time, like… maybe once every couple weeks or months.
But yeah… if you’re tired… nap.
But that’s just me… Don’t take my advice purely on that basis because everyone is different with how they deal with things. Sometimes things take up a lot of energy and it takes while to recuperate. Like this weekend, I got back from Comic Con and it’s taking its toll on me, but… If I just go to bed earlier, I can overcome it.
Yeah, I’m not underrested, I just like… wake up exhausted no matter how little or much I sleep.
I read that depression makes you dream more than usual which makes you tired. Dunno how true that is.
Q:Curious Anon: Do you ever find yourself hugging/ crossing your legs when drawing?
Only when my feet are cold. Otherwise I forget reality exists. LOL