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Disturbances of the Sanguine Variety by madhousexx Disturbances of the Sanguine Variety :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 20 14 Simple Wings Tutorial by madhousexx Simple Wings Tutorial :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 48 7 Gabriel by madhousexx Gabriel :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 11 17 random redos by madhousexx random redos :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 8 1 CATIE (Aaron) {AT WIP} by madhousexx CATIE (Aaron) {AT WIP} :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 8 0 Sora [WIP] by madhousexx Sora [WIP] :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 4 6 Lev [AT] by madhousexx Lev [AT] :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 16 8 Color Test WIP Thing by madhousexx Color Test WIP Thing :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 2 8 Linked by madhousexx Linked :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 14 7 Mom by madhousexx Mom :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 8 10 Insects! by madhousexx Insects! :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 1 1 Floating Islands by madhousexx Floating Islands :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 10 0 Monster by madhousexx Monster :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 6 12 Kamina Wip by madhousexx Kamina Wip :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 5 6 [AT] Kathy - FNAF by madhousexx [AT] Kathy - FNAF :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 36 11 Rose by madhousexx Rose :iconmadhousexx:madhousexx 58 25


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Artist | Student | Digital Art
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so this is gonna be a super cliche rant on art.. just warning. 

I have this pet peeve; it irritates the hell out of me when someone turns to me and says, "oh wow, you're so talented." or " art just comes naturally to you" or "yeah, well at least you have it all figured out, of course you're gonna be an artist" or my personal favorite: "oh, you have it easy, art isn't a hard program to study in college"

that seems like a really silly thing to get annoyed at, but each and every time, i stop those people mid sentence with this reply:

Art isn't about talent; you can be the most talented artist in the world, but if you don't work at it, that talent is worthless and wasted. 
what most people fail to understand is that talent makes up about 10% of a person's ability to create art. the rest is hard work, and i'm sure most of you people on deviant art here can understand. Art isn't a destination, its a journey. i don't know about any of you, but i have spent countless hours watching speedpaint videos and art lectures on youtube, or sorting through hundreds of pictures on the internet just looking for that ONE picture reference that matches the lighting or anatomy that I'm looking for. i have spent hours and hours sketching, redrawing, and studying to get to where i am. i've pulled countless all nighters just like any other student, working my butt off to make deadlines for all of my classes. 

basically what I'm trying to say is this: Art isn't easy. us artists work our butts off in the hopes that people like what we do, and it's difficult and stressful and it takes a lot of work. is it fun? most of the time, does it pay well? not always, is it satisfying? definitely. so to those of you who feel bad when someone says something ridiculous like "oh art is easy, thats not a real degree" just hold your head high and ignore them.




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MozillaFox Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Heeeey, where are you? :с
Jyellowstudio Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Happy B-day! :D
MozillaFox Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! Airborne 
JoshGarciaArtworks Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!! :D :D :D
vinxx555 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
Eimtee Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015  Hobbyist
Happy birthday! C:
KosmikRad Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday! :)
Chibivi-Linearts Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi! Thank you so much for the :+fav: of:

Rego by Chibivi-Linearts

I'm glad you like it *-*
And a quick info: if you're interested, you can colorize this lineart any time you want. ^-^ My Linearts are free for coloring,  but for sure it's just an offer, you don't have to color it! :heart:
d13mon-studios Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fav! :D
viviangelordevil Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2015  Student General Artist
Thank you for the fav Hug 
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