X-FactorHiya guys. Just wanted to talk about something that has been on my mind a bit and think it would be X-tremely beneficial to share with everybody. Ever since I became a CV I have been getting quite a number of Daily Deviation suggestions from many people, and it is unfortunate to say but usually only 10% of them gets through and make it for a DD, and I feel bad sometimes rejecting the suggestions, because most of them ain't bad at all, but they are lack that special something, its missing that X-Factor.X-Factor11 months ago in Personal More Like This
Above is a photo of me and the other CVs (I am the one on the far right of course) deciding on whether the artwork is DD worthy or not. Actually before I became a CV I just wanted to give a DD to every good art I see, until when I realise a good drawing might not be enough for a DD sometimes, sometimes I would see an artwork and just think 'omg... this. This puts all the other suggestions to shame!'. Why did I give a DD to that Zelda artwork last week when I could've given it to t
We are World-Changing ArtisansI recently came across some issues that had seem to occur within the art world, and it made me want to share my personal thoughts with other artists, as it makes me wonder how many artists feel this way.We are World-Changing Artisans3 years ago in Articles & Interviews More Like This
These are views such as the world being a mean, heartless place for artists, and the pressure to perform art over enjoying it, and the constant competition between other fellow artists.
Personally, I agree the world isn't always nice, but I also think that it is in a person's hands to make the world a nice place for them to live in. After writing my first article on motivation and loving the work that an artist does, I received comments from others telling me how it made them think about the way that they viewed their work, especially in a technical manner. True, in order to become a successful artist you have to progress technically, but although those pieces may not be technically sound in your eyes, doesn't mean that the imagination and vision isn't there. Technical proficiency is f