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  • Dec 20
  • Australia
  • Deviant for 10 years
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Genuine constructive criticism sought

Genuine constructive criticism sought

Hi everyone. At the moment I have received more than 52,000 favourites but less less than 2,000 comments. This is just a gentle reminder that getting genuine constructive criticism is the reason that DA exists in the first place. Thanks, Jay.

What nobody tells people who are beginners

What nobody tells people who are beginners

According to Ira Glass . . . "What nobody tells people who are beginners — and I really wish someone had told this to me . . . is that all of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, and it's just not that good. It's trying to be good, it has potential, but it's not. But your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer. And your taste is why your work disappoints you. A lot of people never get past this phase. They quit. Most people I know who do interesting, creative work went through years of this. We know our work doesn't hav

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RutheckHobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday :party:
Happy Birthday Jay! Best wishes!
1 Message from Hungary. Happy Birthday :-).
JohnnySuavoHobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday! Beautiful photography work :)
steph-paintHobbyist Traditional Artist

you got superbe photos .. a delice