Hey there, it's been a long time. I've ridden the lightning and manned up, dealt with some problems and came back stronger and more myself than before. Anyway, I've decided that it's time to let this go. I've tasted enough e-fame to make myself a bit sick- with work being favorited and disseminated all over the web, although my work on here is fanart for the most part, it was still mine. My work. I know, this is what I get for posting my work online for all to see, but at the same time, I don't like it. I'm going to post a link to an Etsy account I'll be making, if any are interested, in the near future. I'm going to be doing a lot of pruning
Yeah, so I fell off the planet for a while. Life got in the way. So I log in, and there are 4,000+ messages. Thought, there's no way I'll get to them all. Sorry, guys.
But uh, I'm in the process of building my own website, and working on getting my stuff out there, got a job, working hard, wanting to graduate with honors. But we'll see.
At least I'm not dead. :D
In class today, we were contemplating and discussing the legitimacy of copying a celebrity likeness for the sake of technical skill. Sure, there's a degree of admiration that an artist has for its subjects that enable them to want to lovingly render Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, or even Admiral Adama in the most realistic way possible to brush up on technical skill, but then, they're just copies of photographs. I have nothing against copying said photographs, but I also firmly believe that as an artist, a person has to have an internal dialogue; it may or may not make sense to anyone else- but it has to be there, whether in variance of stroke,