Current Residence: Northern Germany|
Favourite style of art: digital - fantasy
You are the true artist.I've been in somewhat of a creative slump lately. I'm a certified photographer, but haven't taken photos for pleasure in months. But this isn't going to be a text that should really be a journal entry. So lately I've been thinking about how I could re-fuel creativity and create something amazing. I looked at my group here on deviantART and noticed something: I'm really tired of using the group as a gallery. Honestly, who actually looks through the thousands of photos we have collected here? Probably not a lot of people.You are the true artist. by DavidVogt
But it's interesting - not just in the group, but on all of deviantART, and in the entire online art community, we have something that connects us. We are all artists here. And those that don't think they are artists....are wrong. What makes someone an artist?
Who is the true artist?
I think that a true artist is somebody that can change the world by expressing themselves. That's all there's really to it to me. No matter how good or bad you think your work may be, all o
Creating a Comic: Where on Earth do I Start?You like stories. You wanna tell them.Creating a Comic: Where on Earth do I Start? by LOOMcomics
But it's more than that, isn't it?
You want to build them.
You want others to experience them.
We tell stories everyday in conversation, but how do we transform those into sequential art?
"Where on Earth Do I Start?"
Words, Words, and More Words!
In many ways, comics, that is, sequential art, resembles the art of film making. Every comic has it's own art design and "directing" style, right down to how the characters think and act. The art of comics has been closely linked to realms such as storyboarding and graphic design. Though the common lingo includes the term "novel" (as in graphic novel), the typical novelistic fashion of writing must be adapted for comics much in the same way it is reshaped for a screenplay. Comics don't only involve the thoughts and feelings of your character(s), but they also include specific actions to showcase these emotio
7 important traits for any artistHere's a checklist of 7 important traits to becoming a successful artist. It's not the 'ultimate top 7' but these are the questions I thought of first. Either way they are extremely beneficial questions to ask yourself.7 important traits for any artist by imaginism
1 Do you draw even when you don't feel like it? It's an essential skill to being a successful artist.
2 Do you know what motivates you? The more you know about what makes you tick, the more productive you can become.
3 Do you constantly fight past your comfort zone? It's the best way to evolve quickly.
4 Do you set aside some time at least once a week to work on your own stuff? Keep those creative juices flowing!
5 Are you passionate about the work that you do? Keeping the passion burning will lead you to bigger and better jobs. Everyone wants to work with passionate people.
6 Are you prepared for the opportunities you're waiting for? Prepare for the opportunity now and they will come sooner than you think.
7 Are you nice to others? The most important ingredient to beco
Be A Spark Challenge EDIT:Be A Spark Challenge by PurpelBlur
Even though the contest portion of this has long come to an end, the challenge remains for all those who wish to accept it.
Life has its way of holding you back. We are each presented with a varying number of challenges that test who we are. Will you sit and watch life carry on because you don't think you are worthy, capable, beautiful, or intelligent enough or will you find that...
within yourself to rise above?
You can make the whole world a brighter place.
I challenge you to create a Traditional, Digital, Photography, Artisan Crafts or Literature piece that embraces who you are.
What is your spark? How do you rise above challenges and ignite the world? Have you shown another his or her spark?
Interpretation is entirely up to you.
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Any deviant may enter as many times as he or she wishes.
Entries must be created specifically for this.