Afraid of Posting Your Art Online

Myra Naito
2 min readOct 27, 2022

Just Get It Out There!

If you’re afraid of posting your art online, you’re not alone. It can be an intimidating thought. Self-doubt wreaks havoc. Crippling fear and ego-crushing self-criticism can prevent you from ever showing your work.

Perhaps you’ve heard that nagging little voice in your head before. “Who’s going to want my stuff? My stuff sucks. I’m just a beginner. My stuff isn’t as good as other artists out there…”

It seems like that little voice never quits.

My advice? Just ignore the voice and do it!

(Photo Credit: Copyright : Ion Chiosea)

Being afraid of posting your art online is not uncommon.

Think about it. Your artwork is like you baby. You put your heart and soul into it. Do you dare put it online where it could potentially be open to criticism? Let’s face it. There are plenty of trolls out there. But here’s why you shouldn’t let that hold you back:

  • You never know what floats people’s boats. Social media gives you access to a huge audience of people with an extremely wide range of tastes. It also allows you to target your audience with the right hashtags. Do your research here to find the hashtags that works for you and your art.
  • Don’t deny the world your creativity! Posting your…



Myra Naito

Freelance copywriter who is passionate about art and fitness. Check out my art blog at or follow me @mnaito_fineart .