When I started out on DeviantArt, I used to be one of those artists that thought I could never do art properly.
I'll start saying that I spend most of my childhood getting only little encouragement.
My parents were, like many other parents, convinced that art wasn't that much of a useful skill since it's nearly impossible to earn money with -- and would've liked it if I spend my time doing something more useful instead. At school I was that pathetic kid without friends. Creative, yet very introverted. The one that gets bullied in the schoolyard. Needless to say; it was rare to find people saying something nice about me, and it was even more
Hi everyone, I haven't been uploading new pictures lately because I have been focusing on creating a website with free tutorials and articles to help artists draw the human figure realistically. I'm very excited about it and this tutorial has already been shared many times and have had thousands of views on it already.
Go see this tutorial here and let me know what you think: http://draw-people.com/tips-and-tricks/how-to-draw-realistic-lips-the-basics
If you type "ballpoint pen..." in Google, you can see 3 of my pictures in the "Images" section for top suggestions!!!! I never thought those drawings would become that popular in this search engine. It's a very cool and motivating, yet weird feeling.