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Is Reference Bad?
I feel like I've addressed this before at some point, in some other journal, but I find myself either discussing this with people a lot, or coming across people who on their work proudly claim to have "used no reference." The biggest problem, and misconception, regarding references is that people feel like it's cheating or that it somehow cheapens their work. While I can understand the sense of accomplishment coming from using no reference to finish a painting or drawing, people who consistently do it are only hurting themselves in the long run. So in short, no, reference isn't bad. Artists have been using reference since the days of the ol
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August 29, 1993
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Art School Tips??
Hey there fellow deviants!! It's been a while since I've made a journal entry... or have made any kind of attempt at reaching out to the dA community... I'm about to get myself back into school and I've been extremly hesitant about it. My plan is to go back to my community college to take some classes that will help me transfer over to Savannah College of Art and Design (the Savannah, Georgia campus) to get my BFA in Illustration. I can be an over-thinker and the 2 main things that have me hesitating are MONEY (Art schools are expensive and I HATE debt so I'd like to avoid it if at all possible...) and the probability of me having a job afte
Do you prefer art that's stylized or more realistic?
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B-Angelo|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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KRMi-e|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday! :-)
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Happy Early Birthday, Marcus Thomas.
By the way, I really like your openness standards about traditional values, especially Christianity's values.
Sincerely one of your hopefully many fans;
Adalack.
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StewCat52|Student General Artist
Happy birthday!
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Aw0Edited |Professional General Artist
My GOSH man! Your art is amazing!! :0
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Your art is deep as the ocean man! Loving every bit of it! :D
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PaD12|Hobbyist Digital Artist
with 20000% you deserve way more watchers ... i hate deviantart for that xD
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