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Art and arroganceI originally posted a version of this in my journal, but the reaction has been so positive that I decided to make it a news article, at Rockinfroggi's suggestion. And thank you to everyone who commented on the original journal!Art and arrogance by SvenjaLiv
I've been spending more time around dA lately, and while most of it is very positive, some of it... well, isn't. People telling each other their work sucks, stop drawing, etc. Or even people looking at my work and saying or thinking that they'll never be as good and getting discouraged.
Please, please, don't. No one is born perfect. No one is born able to compete in the Olympics or paint a masterpiece. I first picked up a pencil when I was one year of age I've had over twenty-two years of near-constant practice, and I have a mother who's an art teacher. I had a load of encouragement and constructive criticism and advice. And I'm still hugely critical of my own work and see a hundred flaws in everything I do. I'm nowhere near reaching my full p
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Current Residence: Australia
Favourite genre of music: Rock
Favourite style of art: It seems to be anime bordering on realism for digital...
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Shell of choice: Python.
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Favourite cartoon character: Phinneas of Phinneas and Ferb. Phinneas is a good name.
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