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YouTube Video + Stop hating your art and yourself

YouTube Video + Stop hating your art and yourself

EDIT 11/28/2019: I have a video for you guys that covers this journal. At this point we are remembering things we are thankful for and appreciate. A lot of people could love and support themselves more. I hope that this can be useful and help you appreciate the skills you do have, or goal you are working towards. It's great for listening to while you work or if you don't want to read a really long journal. LOL Original Post So this is something that I've been bottling up for a while and I want to address it. Now, before you harp on me, I am guilty of this from time to time as well. However I want to open up the floor to this conversation.

The 50 Foot / 50 Hand Challenge! CLOSED!

The 50 Foot / 50 Hand Challenge! CLOSED!

THIS CHALLENGE IS NOW CLOSED! But feel free to do it just for fun/improvement! This was a drawing challenge from `SenshiStock (https://www.deviantart.com/senshistock) and :iconmostlyguystock:! Hands and feet are pretty hard to draw. Lots of artists struggle with them! Even when other things come naturally, hands and feet can still be quite a problem. The best way to get better at drawing hands and feet is to study them! The Challenge: Sketch or draw 50 feet AND 50 hands from reference photos or life. Deadline: The deadline has passed for this challenge, but you can still participate and make yourself a better artist! You can post them as one giant post, in groups, one at a

Ask the Artist interview

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Ask the Artist interview

Interview with `loish 10/28/2012 ~MemoiresDuneFille asks "Loish, what inspired you to become an artist?" I can't say that anything specific really inspired me. It was more a natural progression. I have been drawing since I was very young and honestly do not remember when I even started doing it, but I do remember always enjoying it and seeing it as my 'talent' throughout elementary and middle school. By the time I had to make a career choice in high school, I decided to do pursue it professionally because I just couldn't stand dividing my time between schoolwork and making my personal drawings. It was torture! So I felt I had to do it in
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Gratitude

Gratitude

   November 21, 2012   I believe in deviantART. Which is to more accurately say I believe in the concept and the reality of the deviantART community. When in contemplation of the eternal wellspring that is the deviantART project and how it has become the engine keeping my heart and mind on a full burn as I strive to be an upstanding member of the community as well as a helpful architect and eager participant in the conversation -- my thoughts inevitably settle upon my attempts to define my concept of Gratitude.    Marma Lisa by *HenrySchreiber No matter your medium of choice as an artist, your artistic intentions or the mystic guiding fo

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  • Jan 19
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Zouravliov, A.Kawasaki, H.Bellmer, Lost Fish, Marcelle Hanselaar
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District 9, Spirited Away, Kotonoha no Niwa, Ghost in the Shell, Pan's Labyrinth, Babel, Cloud Atlas
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TetrismedeProfessional General Artist
Thanks for watching! Much appreciated :3 <3 <3 <3 
your artwork is so inspiring and beautiful! ♡ i look forward to seeing more beautiful work from you ;3;
elysiawProfessional Digital Artist
Wow thank you for such a kind message! I'm sorry I haven't been able to update lately, because I'm living in Japan for a year and don't have a scanner or much free time ;___; thank you!
bluerosefantasyStudent Artist
Happy birthday! :iconsmilecakeplz:
:icongwompplz:  :iconhappybirthdayplz: :iconballoonsplz: :icongoldenplattercakeplz: :party: :icontort3: :iconspreadmoreloveplz:
:bulletred: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5diLFm… :bulletred: :peace::love:
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You Are Not! And Never Were Separated From God.
thanks for the watch and fav~!!!!
X-TeaBlood-XStudent Digital Artist
Hi I am a first year fine art student at Aberystwyth University,  ive been looking at your postgraduate degree showband I have to say iit's fantastic!  You do so much just with cardboard, black markers/biro and white paint! IIts amazing!  Just a quick question though,  what was your theme for your exhibition? :D :D