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Life's A Chibi: A Negative into a Positive by o-kemono Life's A Chibi: A Negative into a Positive by o-kemono
This image was somewhat from true events in the making of this comic. This is also a "continuation" from a previous post: Life's A Chibi: Worst Enemy. I've decided to continue to portray "negativity" as a small black floating chibi-thing. I kept on getting down on myself no matter what I drew. I've decided to use that negativity that was swimming in my head for a long period of time and create something with it.

Inspiration can come from anything: something you witnessed, something that was heard, something that was thought or something that you felt. It could come from a positive or negative emotion. Its up to you to create something that you connect to that is based off of that emotion or used as a source of inspiration ( aka vent art ). Artists use the world around them to draw in inspiration and ideas. Sometimes, nothing in the world inspires them, so they have to use their own imagination. And then there are times when their own imagination lacks anything, so they go with how they feel. It may be a happy, sad, angry or depressed feeling. Each emotion is like a ball of clay. It is up to you to mold something from that ball of clay into something that reflects and speaks to you. The right trigger and inspiration will led you to create something you enjoy and be proud of. You turned an emotion into a work of art and that is something you should be proud of.

artwork © 2017 Alex Cockburn
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Acidarms Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
lack of drive gets me, were I cant get the flow going. or real life interrupts it when I do :(
PixelBreakfastTime Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2018  Student General Artist
Depression is my best quality
yosofine Featured By Owner Edited Jul 13, 2018  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Gotta start somewhere. Not all artists start perfectly. Look at VanGogh, Vermeer, and Picasso. They didn't start out popular. They just started out... and kept going. I like chibi flowers and blots.
7thOdd Featured By Owner May 19, 2018
That's so true! I love this for so many reasons. Love 

1: it's so cute.
2: it's true, everyone is their worst critic.
DrakuneShadar Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thats how you beat a Sha of Doubt :3
carnival Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2018  Professional General Artist
yeeaaahy ^_^ beat the nega'roos! X3 proud n impressed :>
goldwolfy Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
this could be me. i'm just at the beginning of drawing and often feel like my drawings suck. but i'll continue.

thank you very much, this helps to keep my head up
TheArtOfDust213 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's pretty much been a scenario with me lol
KrossBreeder Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Very clever! Good work!
wolfian Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2017
That's an excellent way to use such emotions! Vent art is a good and healthy expression!
EternalParody Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
...Is that what spawned this exact comic.
AgnosticDragon Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
"Your negativity inspired me to get out of my rut and draw something meaningful." Indeed it did.
SUKOTTO-CHAN Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel like that a lot I just try to push pass it but you do have amazing art work
thechroniclesofcriss Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2017
mdchan Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Nice work!  ^^
FrostyPerson35 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2017
I love it when ever I see a post for life's a chibi since i can relate to them and they always brighten my day
darkbossman Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
TheArtOfDust213 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I still can't get over how great your art is. Please don't stop giving such inspiration to us 
SpringSeabastial Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aw, this is so cute and inspirational!
Drakonitka Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017
I love youre fluffy critters. They so cute. And i like youre comics. That really good stuff.
DekabristMouse Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Are you know what you genius? Awesome work! Ever when i seen your art strips about live questions and problems, in your works was found actual live ansvers) Good job!
BloomingDaemon Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Even negative feelings can grant one the power to be inspired and determined. Everything has a place.
Misfit-Sparrow Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2017   Traditional Artist
These comics seem to come out when I need them most. Thank you for making them.
galajo Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've been going through some tough breaks too...but seeing this brightened my day a little. :)
Kefasun Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2017
I like how you put that brightening gradient in the background, paralleling the shift in mood. It's a really nice touch.
Meow :3
Volpe-Foxsly Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2017  Student Filmographer
They drew the comic page! Oooh! I love these loops!
Narvinnian Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
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