how do i do art right

live4love136  asked:

5 and 10! :3

This will also answer @synapticrelay and @alternativesaga lol.

1 was answered here

5. Do you practice other styles/have you tried other styles in the past?

I’m currently working on these styles/techniques.

(though working on a single layer still spooks me heheh.)

10. What do you like most about your art?

I’m honestly not sure. I guess how they can alternate between hard to soft.

Still experimenting of course. 

11. What do you like least about your art?

I can’t draw character’s consistently. Especially my Ocs. I’m not sure if you guys see the same thing I do. But It literally drives me insane. 

just…WHO THE-

NANI?

 (I really hope you guys see the difference, or else I probably look insane right now lol) 

17. What would you absolutely refuse to draw? 

(Im just gonna copy and paste from my other ask. My answer wasn’t too long)

Child porn is waaaay up there. Extreme violence towards children (specification: I would never draw it unless it is connected to a plot/narrative. Good example being Berserk. It’s their for a purpose in the plot, not for freaks to jerk off to dead kids. Bad example being Elfin Lied. Dead kids, child rape, naked children all for the sake of shock value and emotional manipulation. I will NEVER draw stuff like that.)

Just morally abhorrent things in general I wont draw. Especially involving children.

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Constance Wu on Twitter: Men who sexually harass women [for an Oscar]! [Because] good acting performance matters more than humanity, human integrity! [Because] poor kid [really] needs the help!

@TheAcademy congrats on not learning from the past! Congrats on reinforcing the BTS mistreatment of women in [Hollywood]! Who cares [right]? Go Casey!

Boys! BUY [your] way out of trouble by settling out of court! Just do a good acting job, [that’s] all that matters! [Because] Art isn’t about humanity, right?

Here’s a thing I wrote during an convo w/ @PeterShinkoda about how Casey Affleck’s win will be a nod to Trump’s.

Right, he’s not running for Prez. He’s running for an award that honors a craft whose purpose is examining the dignity of the human experience & young women are deeply human. The absence of awards doesn’t diminish a great performance. That’s on the page, or screen, as it were… and the opportunity to even DO the part is a tremendous honor in and of itself. But the choices an awarding committee makes DOES increase the dignity of an award and brings light to the pursuit our craft seeks to honor. It signifies said committee’s awareness of the harmful oversights it may have unknowingly participated in the past, and the respect and dignity to learn from the past, not repeat it and not to use it as an excuse to reinforce the industry’s gross and often hidden mistreatment of women. Art doesn’t exist for the sake of awards, but awards do exist to honor all that art is trying to accomplish in life. So context matters. Because in acting, human life matters. It’s why art exists. I know it’s just an award but I guess I’m in this career, not for awards, but because the treatment of human life matters to me. So I stand the fuck up for it.

I’ve been counseled not to talk about this for career’s sake. F my career then, I’m a woman & human first. That’s what my craft is built on.

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Even More Information:

• Non-canon animals need to be discussed in private, and might cost a few extra dollars to design.

• I have no clue how, or why, you’d want it but I’m not drawing any NSFW! Sorry bucko!

• Picture references, if you have them, will 10000% improve how I perceive what you want me to draw. Make sure to include them if you can.

How to contact and commission:

Email me at chickenstab@yahoo.com, and make sure you title your email with something commission-related. Its easy to skim over emails that I’m not looking for (at least, it is for me!).

Make sure you describe exactly what you’re commissioning (Full model, Flat colors, or Concept sketch). Doubly make sure you include every single bit of detail and information, because you’re going to want it to be perfect!

Payment is through paypal, and will be given once it’s time to pay up (I’ll specify when)!

Don’t worry, I show you my progress! But you don’t get to see the finished product until it’s paid for. That’s just me lookin’ out for myself, making sure I don’t get scammed out of my drawings!

If I get too many commissions at one time, I may close off commissions, or put people on a waiting list. I’m not a 24/7 drawing machine, unfortunately.


Thanks for reading & considering! A reblog is appreciated if you can’t/don’t want to commission yourself!

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something vaguely moboween

dunno if this is gonna grow into something else but pls just have this for now

That one fake Rick’s haircut felt awfully familiar.

If you ever wonder do I put any meaning to my art
Honestly, not always
But this one is about how do I want to just go
Anywhere where I can be a new person
Just like something pulls me down right now
….
I am not sad, just so tired of this ordinary life😂

anonymous asked:

If the art was that good people would see it anyway. Without the artist needing to reblog it 100 times

I see you’re stemming from liv’s @larvesta own answer about this and I’m not gonna lie, I’m really hesitant about saying anything on the matter bc i don’t do this kind of thing but I realise people actually think this way so here’s a proper answer. 

It doesn’t work that way. I should know, I should really know. People here on Tumblr get lucky often and you wouldn’t think that, especially if you don’t create content yourself. Things just don’t become popular all of a sudden, most of the time it needs to get reblogged by the right person and add the balance between having good content yourself as well as an ongoing status as a creator. Not to mention how you go about treating your followers, your personality and how you act here. And you’ll tell me; “But people with good art have so many notes! It must be because they’re good! See, you don’t need to reblog it so many times!”

I hope you know what it feels like to be an artist here because I do. I especially do. I have talked, reblogged, supported, and have met so many, too many artists here, some insanely obscure. Some whose work looks like it took so many hours and has very little over 50 notes; my work included. And I can tell you now that I can personally handpick and tell you that some of the work I’m most proud of and have took many hours on are not over 200 notes. I’m not saying I’m frustrated by that, because some of us are reassured in our skill but let me tell you that every time I think of a fellow artist out there who releases amazing art and earns very little notes who looks at their note count and wonders if they are good enough, my heart breaks. And there’s young artists who are still getting by, who are not as good yet but took the same amount of effort and time, they deserve to be cheered on. 

Because people think artists here are machines, capable of creating content without regards to who actually appreciates it. No one is like that, artists are fragile just like everyone else and people really forget that. They really do. 

People don’t just see the art out of nowhere, do you understand the huge amount in this platform? There’s millions of work everywhere, you need to be supported to be seen, you need to withstand the thousands of others around you and you might have to create something that’s away from the norm to stand out, you might have to take hours of your time. You don’t know unless you really indulge yourself this platform, you don’t know unless you yourself do work for more than four hours, no breaks and absolutely tired, and look at your note count to see a disheartening number. You have no idea, you really don’t.

And don’t guilt them, please. I could reblog my art so many times, but sometimes the thougt of ‘maybe it gets annoying’ always bears in my mind, artists are made to feel like it’s okay that they’re not being appreciated. I’m proud of those who reblog their art because they know they deserve better, and guess what? They do.  

There’s a difference between good content and popular content, popular content aimed towards a specific audience that you know will like and reblog that. Good content is a dangerous hit and miss. I really appreciate people who do art for things that are not popular, because sometimes they really do have to rely solely on their skills. I say it’s a dangerous hit and miss because you know it might not have that specific audience, but you still take the effort and time into it anyway. Imagine that; knowing something is popular but going for the alternative anyway; taking time, taking effort, putting your all into it. That’s absolutely insane, man. Imagine knowing you can put that time and effort into something popular that might attract way more notes, but still doing something else for the sake of that something else. 

Also there’s the matter of timezones, in which there’s a worldly concept that everyone is in different times and not everyone is here at the same time to see the same content. I don’t want to explain this; please at least understand the concept of time. 

Artists reblog their work because they want others to see it, to appreciate it. Because sometimes it’s the only way others can. Reblogging their own work is an artist’s way of supporting themselves and you think I’m going to let you let them think that that’s a bad thing? That they’re not allowed to do that? Go home, buddy. 

I don’t have anything against anyone, I just wrote this realising that people actually think this is actually how it works and even then, I don’t have anything against you, maybe you’re just misinformed, some just don’t know enough about this to really understand. 

So here it is buds: support artists supporting themselves. It’s as simple as that.