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10/25

Omgosh.  People actually look at my pictures and like them.  I feel too shy to go thanking people right now.  I totally see you guys!  And I'm floored XD  It is very humbling that anyone even looks at anything I do and kind words are always appreciated.  I'm in that strange stage where I am too shy to talk about my art outside of submitting.  I don't feel right spamming up everybody's da's with thank yous, but really guys, thank you!  It's nice to know that my doodles and colorings could have even the tinitiest amount of positive impact in someone's life.


10/18

Still doing it.  Still sucking.  Still trying.  I just submitted a re-color to see what I have learned since starting.  My time is more taxed now because of work demands, but I still try to at least get one drawing or one coloring in a day.  I've about completely stopped trying to collab, because I am not comfortable coloring on shared work when I can see I have defecits in my technique but am at a loss on how to fix.  

I've been drawing sketches more, something I don't particularly like to do or consider myself good at doing.    Feeling where a line should be drawn and knowing where the color goes seems to go hand in hand.  But I feel like my color is both benefiting and hurting.  I can't focus on color when I am going nuts trying to keep my hand steady on linework or trying to get the form right with and without looking at refs.  I'd honestly just rather color lineart, but this has been a necessary evil for now.

Thank you to the people who hang around, putting up with my doodles and scribbles.  If anyone is benefiting from me pulling my hair out and messing around, I'm glad.    :iconlazycryplz:

5 months in, I'm thinking about the long term.  This is the most I've ever actively practiced art in my entire life since I was younger.  Not at the point of making DD worthy stuff in my opinion, but you know what I think anyone with an iota of art skill is capable of great work with good guidance and 1000% effort.  I don't want my art to just look good- I want it to have meaning!  

Onward to day 365 and beyond!
  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: my fan
  • Watching: time go by
  • Eating: thoughts
  • Drinking: homemade sweet tea

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pho3nixdown
Phoenix Down
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
Favourite style of art: Mixed variations :3
Tools: Intuos Tablet / Open Canvas 5.5, old PS CS2, various pencils pens, basic water color, acrylic and paper if I stop being lazy and scan in
MP3 player of choice: iTunes
Personal Quote: "If one person understands, then it was worth the trouble"
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MichaelGibbsartist Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the fave :)
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monstee Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you for the fave :hug:
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slinkysis3 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my work and for faving Crème Caramel

It is very much appreciated!

 Creme Caramel Chiharu by slinkysis3

Make sure to check out my next up-loads too, or feel free to hit the watch button! :heart:

 

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CaptainMetal Featured By Owner Edited Nov 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fav :3

Sharkmaid by CaptainMetal L33k by CaptainMetal Halloween '13 by CaptainMetal
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MissGrimGravy Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the llama! ^_^
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wisahkecahk Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Kind thanks for the ZeeZee Takes A Bath favourite!It is greatly appreciated!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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