My name is Genesis. I am 27 years old and I am a self-taught Visual Artist focused on Traditional Painting semi-professionally (I obtained a university degree just a few months ago) and Digital Art (Including Fan Art) as an amateur. However, I don't fully consider myself a professional artist because there are still many things I need to learn to become one. My painting teachers (from the university) not taught me to paint in a stylized way as everyone does, but to be free with my strokes when I drawing or painting and be creative with each of my works. They taught me to develop my own artistic style, instead of copying (or imitating) another artist's style. They motivated me to be myself through art .
I started my DA journey in November 2009… So it's been 10 years of being here! . Honestly, this is one of the best things that has ever happened to me, as I found a wonderful place to share and showcase my creations alongside many other highly talented artists without fear of judgment. Over time, I met many very talented and friendly young artists whose artistic work inspired me to improve my own style of traditional drawing (I was not very good at it at the time), they even motivated me to enter Digital Art, which was new for me. I also developed a strong taste and sensitivity for color, more interest in traditional painting and the desire to study arts professionally to become a great artist.
Many of those artists became in my best friends ever since. Throughout these ten years, we shared a lot of fun things together, they were always there for me when I needed it most (I also gave them my support in difficult times) and with their knowledge and experiences, they helped me grow little by little as artist and person.
Currently, I am the Director of Fan-Art-World and Ayu-dA. And Collaborator in other groups such as projecteducate, PromotingPositivity, DevNews, Traditionalists and DDSuggestionDrive, selflessly helping others through my own knowledge of art and slowly giving back to this wonderful community everything that has given me since that I joined. I have written several articles on Art History (focused on different painting techniques and genres) and Fan Art. I have also highlighted many very talented (but little known) artists through my “Fan Art World Feature” on my journal and with other similar projects carried out by the Administrators, Volunteers and other members of the community.
Some pople say that I am like a hummingbird, because I am always looking for places where help is needed to contribute my grain of sand. I do it mainly for the love of art, for the community and to demonstrate that I can be a helpful and collaborative person despite my shortcomings, that I am also able to help others in any way. I feel happy and satisfied every time I see the positive results of my contributions in people, that is, every time I have managed to help them in what they need and they thank me for that with a smile . This motivates me to continue my community work. For that reason, I would like to be a Community Volunteer in Traditional Art or Fan Art someday .
Since July 1st, 2020. --> Senority Announcement: July 2020
Inspired in a feature of the same name that I made for the Curated Feature - Contest by projecteducate, this new initiative consists of promoting colorful artworks that reflect positive themes such as love, friendship, hope, care and protection of the nature and our planet, fidelity, etc.
Fan Art is one of many expressions of art that allows to a fan do homage to Those stories and favorite characteres copyrighted by others. We all know that entails working with material That is not ours, because many Fan Artists we do a copyright sacrifice and great effort to Contribute to the community With These wonderful pieces of fan art, Which in fact are Regarded as true treasures.
The Fan Art community has grown a lot since its inception and hope that this continues, that appear more talented and wonderful artists who show a willingness to share their knowledge and experiences to help this great empire to continue growing more.
communityrelations was created up with the name of Artist Relations and the team members were called Gallery Directors. Later in October 2008, the group name is officially changed to the name that we all know and the GDs they became in Gallery Moderators (Currently, Community Volunteers). Back in 2007, the Fan Art gallery got its first Director:
Since then, all directors (CVs) who have protected to this wonderful gallery, have devoted a lot of time and effort, combined with his unquestionable community spirit, to promote fan art in the community and help artists of Fan Art to be better every day
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Congratulations on getting seniority, Tanya! I'm so proud of you! I'm so glad you were chosen! Keep being the awesome person you are!