I was recently mentioned in a comment where my DevArt stats (views per day, comments per deviation, etc) were being compared with those of other (in my opinion: better) artists. The question over why mine were higher was being discussed.
Though they never touched on it, I think volume is the key.
Said “better artists” have around 300-800 images in their DA gallery, while I’ve sharted 2,750 or so onto the website.
Throw enough stuff around and something will invariably stick…. Or, at the very least, the stench will be noticed!
Content is king. If you want your work to sustain an audience, you have to keep producing
Why you're not getting anywhere with your art by engelszorn, journal
Why you're not getting anywhere with your art
I believe a lot of you are asking them selves that: Why am I not getting the results, I want to achieve? Why are my portfolios ignored? There are many answers to that obviously. Luck and timing is also a factor, but you are not at the mercy of random events. You do have two things going for you no matter what you are trying to achieve and I'd like to write about those. This should be of interest to anyone who is currently trying to "make it into the industry" or who is struggling with their art - but why should you listen to me? Well, first: I've been thinking about the same problems you have and second: I've made every possible error along t
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“You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.”The Dark Knight
A DeviantArt & Wattpad Challenge
March 6 to April 6for ages 13–17
When you think about it, any hero could become a villain, and any villain, a hero. It wouldn’t take much. A small change, a tiny twist of fate, a white suit or a red lightsaber, and things could be completely different.
What would cause the Joker and Batman to reverse roles? For an ogre to become a prince, Maleficent to switch places with Sleeping Beauty, Katniss Everdeen to become a tyrannical l
Art Theft DiscussionTopicsStealingTakingCopyrightPermissionFan ArtMoral RightsProtectionResolving Disputes
StealingArt theft can be stealing.TakingNot all copying is wrong.CopyrightYou’ve got the power!PermissionGet or give a license: Even “free” stock requires a license.Fan ArtFor love or for money.Moral RightsProtecting your integrity and the integrity of your art.ProtectionIt starts with what you do for yourself.Resolving DisputesBe open to hear each other out.
Update, July 2021: DeviantArt's commitment to providing an open conversation about art theft and protecting artists' rights has conti
Tomasz Opasinski: So You Wanna Be In Pictures by techgnotic, journal
Tomasz Opasinski: So You Wanna Be In Pictures
Entertainment Advertising Creative Director
by techgnotic (https://www.deviantart.com/techgnotic)
When his dream of one day being Captain of a naval vessel was taken away from him due to his irreparable poor eyesight, Tomasz Opasinski turned to his most powerful talent in life: he could draw and paint. Still in his native Poland, he enrolled in the School of Advertising, taking courses in computers and publishing.
The Polish Navy’s loss was an incalculable gain for worldwide creative arts lovers, especially fans of movies and the innovative movie posters advertising them.
In 2001 Tomasz Came To America
Acquiring his firs
Astarsia's Photomanipulation Tutorial #1 by Astarsia, journal
Astarsia's Photomanipulation Tutorial #1
OMG my first video Tutorial!Check it out guys, and feel free to comment here, instead of on the video. This Tutorial is about Layer Masks in Photoshop. I'm a bit nervous how people will take it, but It was originally for someone who had asked about it. So here you go... I hope you get a lot of use out of it. And good luck!
Always be Awesome :huggle: