Many believe that criticism will help to do a better work. But there is one very important nuance: the work can be done better ALWAYS.
- At first, the schoolboy will come and say "faugh! What the crap...?"
- Then the sofa critic will come and say "legs of different lengths, neck is too short".
- Then the teacher will come to the rural art school and say "the thigh muscle of irregular shape".
- Then the teacher of the prestigious art university will come and say "in motion this muscle will perform one more tenth of a millimeter".
- Then the art historian will come and say "you are a good master, but your work lacks style / dynamics / work wit
How long have you been on DeviantArt?
Nearly 12 years!
What does your username mean?
It is my internet name, has been since 1999!
Describe yourself in three words.
Er... lethargic, cats, data-hoarding. The hyphen makes it not 4 words
Are you left or right handed?
What was your first deviation?
What is your favourite type of art to create?
I want to say comics, even though I've just started and don't have anything presentable yet.
If you could instantly master a different art style, what would it be?
Either wood-carving or some sort of sculpting C:
What was your first favourite?
I believe it was this!
What type o
I really like this guy's definition: http://www.fimfiction.net/blog/121600
(If ponies having sex is not a thing you like to read about, then don't read past the line "Even when it's not balled up in a Mary Sue archtype, the very presence of this dissonance repulses you from a story, and that's what killed Hot Seed for me." Everything before it is about Sues.)
If you're too scared to touch words written by a clop-writer, the tl;dr is: a Mary Sue is not a particular collection of traits or even purple prose; it's the author engaging in gaslighting regarding a character for no good reason.
Seriously, friends, don't fret about whether your cha
While copying Hazel's story's draft onto the computer (I wrote it in notebooks!), I'm also doing some basic editing, like finding names for things. Like, I don't wanna use take names outright. The Dark Axis ship isn't merely the Musai, it's the Magna-Musai and the SDG's headquarters is Blanc Base, not White Base, etc
So the protagonists' ship in Advance of Z is the Aswan, which is the name of a dam in Egypt. So, okay, let's look at a list of African dams http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_dams_and_reservoirs
Apparently Hazelmere Dam http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazelmere_Dam ("Hazel Lake") is a thing. I won't use it, because that's TOO si
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