When you can’t visualize anything, that’s called aphantasia and you need to do so called image streaming exercises to improve it. I don’t think I completely lack visualization skills, but they are very low, for example some people can imagine stuff and examine details in the picture they imagined, while I can only imagine usually a part of the object I want to visualize, for example instead of my car, I can imagine only the headlights, doors, hood or something smaller and even that gets lost in a second of two, I can’t imagine my entire car with all the details. I am not extremely bad though, I tried imagining a table on my workplace when I was home, there was a part of the table that was green and that wasn’t really noticeable if you don’t look at it, I imagined it and next day found out that I was correct and that that part of the table really exists.
This probably has a huge effect on my modelling and even though I have the motivation, I usually don’t know what to make, also drawing cars is probably harder without being able to visualize well due to the differences between blueprint sides and fact that you can’t always see everything on a blueprint.
What about the rest of you, does anyone else have a problem with this, or vice versa, does anyone have awesome imagination skills that helps with modelling?