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Believe In Yourself by WarrenLouw Believe In Yourself by WarrenLouw

This is an answer to one of the questions from an interview did with myself in July '11. To read more in this interview, please check out the [link]

The content of this write up is based on my own awareness of reality and the law of attraction. It is offered in the hope that it may be useful to you. Please use your discrimination and judgement in assessing this material. If something rings true to you, awesome. If something does not, please leave it behind.

Colours painted and text created in Photoshop CS3, by Wacom Intuos 3.

Your Key To Infinity - [link]
Dream Big - [link]
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islandking Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
I agree with you mate, everyone has his own way to success, but the core is always the same, self-belief
Zjacklee Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013   Digital Artist
thanks allot for these inspirational words. I really needed this. :)
sylvernoze Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Thank you for this I really needed to hear this. By the way you have some serious talent.
paradoxtheory Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're a true artist, not just your work... but the way you see through life. These words are not just inspirational, but a guide, as you said, some may know it from instinct, those of us with such luck must be a light for those who are looking for it. Thank you for reminding me of it. Big fan.
Dartiv Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012
That's so nice! Thank you, that's really what can help me and other people not to give up! Wish you luck in your own way of the Artist :D
PK-Goldfish Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
Too True !
sunshinekelly Featured By Owner May 25, 2012   General Artist
This is so wonderfully true and I love it, the key really is your perspective. Our beliefs shape our reality, it's amazing when you start noticing those little negative thoughts and self-doubt, and over come them with faith and believing. awesome!
wla91 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, this is amazing
JohntheMurray Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Also, I understand that stubborn determination. I've described it like this:

"I feel a rage ...and infact if I don't become the most fantastic artist by the age of 20 ...I will destroy myself :D"
JohntheMurray Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
You are a very uplifting person Warren. I need to make a sick portfolio soon. Luckily I feel like I'm on the verge settling on a style. Thats whats been keeping me back.
Kn4ffaZ3 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012
dude :( pls update that interview link it aint woking... i m dying to see it :P
WarrenLouw Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
...duno why they changed it, but here it is! [link]
Kn4ffaZ3 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012
BTW whats that font u used for "believe in yourself" ?
WarrenLouw Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I dont have that font at the mo, but it was one that I found on cant remember the name.. sorry
Kn4ffaZ3 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012
cemac Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
It is my pleasure to feature this amazing message in my journal "New Features for January - February 2012 [link] If you wish it to be removed, please note me and I shall do so.:heart:

Gom3 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012
That's some straight up stuff with a lot of truth.
AbyssalCerebrant Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
To put it more simply, we are what we think. However, keeping yourself motivated long-term is difficult for most people, myself included. :)
BlazeingGhost Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011
Okay, so I've heard of this law of attraction from The Secret and now I've heard it from you.
I was wondering if you could answer a couple of questions that I have:

1. In The Secrte they mention visualisation a lot, so do you think I could visualise my art being better? Will that help too?

2. I've been trying to use the LoA to become more popular and loved; but I can't help but have a lot of negative thoughts like "this is impossible" etc. How'd you advise me?

Thank you! :)
WarrenLouw Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Yup, visualization is very important, although there is another part to visualizing that completes it... you gota feel good about what you are thinking/visualizing. For example, before an artwork I visualise just being very happy with the result and that no matter what it ends up looking like, it'll look great. That sets a solid foundation to giving me the drive I need to get there. So just imagine feeling amazing about the artwork that you want to create and that will start you off in the right direction.

For your second Q, nothing is impossible with your imagination. You gota go inside your head to that place you want to experience first, before signs of it will start to show up around you. What you are after is the feeling above all. The more you make an effort to try see the positive, the more opportunities you will have to see it, feel better and the better it will get. Most of us are totally blind to seeing the positive when we are negative anyway. So just choose to relax more and the rest will sort itself out ;)
creyk Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
1:Yes, it could help but actually if you want to do it effectively you have to feel the joy of being awesome at art and that will help you better;)
as for the second question: I don't know what LoA is so I can't help you
dimilips Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011
Very nice, man.
LucaMaria Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for that...
sebo3e Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2011
Dawnsknight Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Well Said Warren.
You've got a lot of wisdom for a young man, keep it up, you seem to be able to say what we need to hear.
Thank you.
Tharshinaa Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Ah, yes, I need this right now. =)
redhornet42 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011
Dude these messages are getting taped up on my wall. So inspiring!
niqwoz Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gimbrutsky Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
very inspiring :D
ILONNA Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011
Thank you I needed that!
SheldonGoh Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011
Thanks for this, man. :)
jOsSse Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2011
truly TRUULY inspiring! thanks a lot!
grontito Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2011
thank you!!! its great!
o-Semira-o Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for sharing. :)
TracyWong Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Fantastic message! It's a little like "The Secret". :)
BrokenNoah Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I know how difficult and hard oftentimes not to be overcritical of myself. The self-doubt and self-imposed limitations. The feeling that I am not good enough and just deluding myself that at best, I'll be marginally good - not only in art but with most of the things in my life. It's like the universe pointed at me and the worst is it's not that I have a very crappy life but for the most part I'm always near my goals when everything falls apart and that's heartbreaking. Anyway, you made a good point and thank you very much.
sythere Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011
well ,, i should read this every day :)
R-Complex25 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011  Professional General Artist
Incredibly humbling and inspiring words of truth. I have to struggle with my own negativity daily and most of the time it seems to win. But now I see I have to change my views a bit and reasses the situation with new eyes. Well it's not so bad after all ^^
kevinPage Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
so true, and thanks for the reminder.
Starv-n-Artist Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011  Professional General Artist
this was much needed. thank you for posting it.
DharienNigthroad Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011
Awesome, really awesome.
Acamayo Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for sharing your philosophy : )
TheLangfordian Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is really cool. Thanks Warren for all the motivation and inspiration! :la:
devilscry007 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011
Mind over Matter
phildunne Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
I'm reading between the lines! Brilliant thank you Warren!!!!
dadukk Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
thanks man... that was.. I don't how ro describe
PieroStuff Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Sometimes, even if you know it, there is the need to hear it from someone else. Thanks :)
seifertacko Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011
Hell yeah..sure motivate me in someway..
MagnusMansson Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Good buff, the so called "secret" isn't harder to grasp. Well put.
ToXicNeX Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011
Very true! Very well said.
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