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Neil Gaiman's Advice To Aspiring Artists & More!









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“Saying that we have enough artists is like saying we have enough scientists, we have enough designers, we have enough politicians — we have enough politicians — but, you know, nobody gets to be you except you. Nobody has your point of view except you. Nobody gets to bring to the world the things that you get to bring to the world — uniquely get to bring to the world — except you. So, saying that there are enough writers out there, enough directors out there, enough people with points of view. Well yeah, there are, but none of them are you. And none of those people is going to make the art that you are going to make. None of them is going to change people and change the world in the way that you could change it. So if you believe somebody that says, “no, no, we’ve got enough of those,” then all it means is that you are giving up your chance to change the world in the way that only you can change it.”

------- Inspirations & Motivations by Yuuza || :iconyuuza: --------

Does talent exist?I know many people have different opinions about this. And here's what i think of it and why. I'll just answer the journal question up front, I think talent does not exist. And here's why:
Let's start with he question, what is talent? It's this magical thing that makes some people learn faster and develop faster than others in different fields. Let's take art for example, there are 2 different artists, both start at the same time to learn a concept and one learns faster than the other. But few people have stopped to ask themselves why that is? Is it talent, or is it something else?
Let me tell you a story about a guy who started an experiment to see if talent exists. He posted an add where he stated he's looking for a wife that will agree to marry him and let him test their children in this experiment. And they made 3 girls. The guy taught them all how to lay chess from a very early age, and lo and behold all of them became grandmasters in chess. This story is real, the guy is
How to get better at artPeople keep asking me what programs i use, and what program is the best for drawing and what brushes i used for this artwork or that. Those are legitimate questions, sure, but not entirely accurate. There are differences between programs and brushes, but in the end, they are all tools. They are tools artists use to put their imagination onto a canvas. Just like a traditional artist can use 10 different brushes to paint an artwork, or just one single brush, digital art is the same in that regard. There is no one brush that can achieve an effect that none other can. Sure it's a little more difficult if you're using one brush type to draw everything, but not impossible. Artists might have hundreds of brushes in Photoshop but in truth, we use 2-5 brushes the most and those hundreds only in special cases. I personally use a hard brush and a soft brush for 90% of things, what i do change is the opacity and turn the pressure on and off, change the size etc. 
And the most common
Some words for 2015This is what i wish for you in the coming year:
1. I hope you accept your art the way it is more.
2. I hope you will compare your art less with other's art.
3. I hope you erase less and draw more.
4. I hope you forgive your mistakes and see them for what they are, steps forward.
5. I hope you see your art for what it is but especially for what it can be
6. I hope you draw less of what others expect to see you draw and more of what made you want to start drawing in the first place.
7. I hope that when you see a beautiful drawing, it inspires you to try harder rather than quit.
8. I hope you don't cringe when you stumble on your old art and instead be amazed at how much you improved.
9. I hope i came up with more inspiring words C:
Did i just ruin the solemn mood of this journal? I think i did :iconheplz: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!



1. I hope you accept your art the way it is more.

2. I hope you will compare your art less with other's art.

3. I hope you erase less and draw more.

4. I hope you forgive your mistakes and see them for what they are, steps forward.

5. I hope you see your art for what it is but especially for what it can be.

6. I hope you draw less of what others expect to see you draw and more of what made you want to start drawing in the first place.

7. I hope that when you see a beautiful drawing, it inspires you to try harder rather than quit.

8. I hope you don't cringe when you stumble on your old art and instead be amazed at how much you improved.

9. I hope i came up with more inspiring words C:

PIXELS!!







Free Button: Commissions Open by Mimru




:new: Pixel icons available for 550 :points: (still) and 650 :points: (animated) or $6 via paypal!
Note me if interested!
Price update January 19. 2015

For more style options, go to my gallery to check out the " Free Icons " & " Icon Commissions " folders on the left ! ❤

More info here!

Pixel Commissions [OPEN] + Price IncreaseAs stated last year on Dec. 31st, 2014, I will increase prices on January 5th. Today is January 19th, and I'll finally be posting up my new prices was lazy the whole time Here they are, short sweet and simple.
Explanation for price increase is:
1. More time and effort put into these || 2. Will be using commission widget soon that takes 15%. 
HEADSHOT / BUST : 
Bullet; Blue Still: 300 Points  // $3.00 US
Bullet; Blue Blinking Animation 400 Points // $4.00 US
:bulletwhite: More/Other animation. >This means: Floating letters, items, etc ( Price to be discussed | depends on animation)
SAMPLES:
  
These will be a bit experimental , thus a bit of a gamble, as I don't do headshot/bust icons
Holiday Special Pixel Comms. [CLOSED] Hello everyone~ I've decided to make some special holiday pixel icons available for commission! They will all be by base, meaning that all elements of the icon will look the exactly same except for your characters. You can pair up and connect with friends during the upcoming holidays! The prices will also be a little lower than normal since this is a holiday special, and everything will be animated (in one way or another). All the samples you see here are what I have made so far. If you have another idea or want to request to put something in your commissioned icon, then you can send over a note so that we can discuss it and any additional price change since any major editions mean more time and work. 
:bulletblue: Note: There will be no watermark in your finished icon.
:star: Note: All icon deadlines will be on December 23rd - 24th. 
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:star: Present 1: :star:
Have your characters dress up as snowmen, Christmas trees, penguins (what I h




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And the mini contest [Draw My Genderbend] is back!

Journal Entry: Tue Feb 3, 2015, 3:37 AM
 ------------ SOON TO BE CLOSED

IF YOU HAVE AN ENTRY THAT YOU AREN'T FINISHED WITH -- Tell me via note or send a WIP! Once again, this is a very flexible contest! Don't be afraid to ask ;;


Decided to do a small extension, I really want at least 2 more entries to make it 3 entries overall. 
New deadline : Feb 20, 2015.

:new: If you advertise my contest, that's a +1 point! Thank you ;;

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UPDATE FEB. 11. 2015.
I'm back from the trip guys! So far there is only one entry, and I'm hoping to at least get 2 more, if you need more time, please let me know! <3


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So if any of you have actually have taken a look at my mini contest near the end of August 2014, I'm bringing it back again. Will copy and paste old journal of it here. 

:star: DEADLINE : FEB 13th, 2015.
:star: Prizes will be pixel icons!
:star: I need a minimum of 3 - 5 participants for the contest to be valid! 


 Meaning, I need at least 3 - 5, even if they're rough but clean sketches, to actually give out prizes and stuff like that. last time I got only 1 entry by 2 people, and 1 person sent me a wip. I was able to give small prizes to them for their time and effort, but this time, I really want to get at least 3 - 5. the more that join, the more prizes. 

If you have joined before, but did not finish your entry, you may continue that one and submit here. 

I will be on a trip starting Feb 4 and get back on the 10th so there is still time to finish your entries, meaning I will not be able to answer questions, but I believe this journal is very specific, but if it's not specific enough for you, please make do with what you have unless you are willing to wait until I get back. No need complete entries, just clean sketches will do. 

:bulletwhite::bulletwhite::bulletwhite:  Please submit entries below in journal comments via fav link or sta.sh if you dont want to upload it. I will only put you on the " participant " list once you have submitted your entry.

:new: ----------------------------- ENTRIES

+ Drawii-kun + by Bonbouri Draw my Genderbend Entry by Unrealistic-Dreamer Draw Genderbend by Yuki2810


ON TO THE CONTEST DETAILS BELOW.
and the original journal is there if you want to look, but this one is more updated.

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Drawwi's Mini Contest! --Draw My Genderbend-- [ CLOSED AND WILL BE PUT OFF TILL ANOTHER TIME DUE TO NOT ENOUGH ENTRIES] 
Update September 6, 2014
:new: Prizes added! AUG. 14, 2014 
So I've decided to host a random mini contest everyone! I don't know if anyone will join, but, I wanted to try it out anyway. This contest will be very flexible, you can turn in things from sketches to pixels to finished works! and hopefully this can be something fun! 
This will be cancelled/put off till another time if there a no/not enough participants. 
So, getting to the point: 
This is a " DRAW MY GENDERBEND " mini contest!
Here, you are required to draw me, drawwithme15, aka drawwi || aiyuki || aiyuu-chan, in my genderbent form, or as a guy. 
Since this is a mini contest, and I notice that some people may be starting school now, I will not require finished works, and I will give some time before the deadline. 

WHAT YOU



So I've decided to host a random mini contest everyone! I don't know if anyone will join, but, I wanted to try it out anyway. This contest will be very flexible, you can turn in things from sketches to pixels to finished works! and hopefully this can be something fun! 

This will be cancelled/put off till another time if there a no/not enough participants. 

So, getting to the point: 

This is a " DRAW MY GENDERBEND " mini contest!

Here, you are required to draw me, drawwithme15, aka drawwi || aiyuki || aiyuu-chan, in my genderbent form, or as a guy. 

Since this is a mini contest, I will not require finished works




WHAT YOU CAN ENTER  (Digital and Traditional):
:bulletwhite: Sketches
:bulletwhite: Linework/penwork
:bulletwhite: colored final pieces || flatcolor ; etc
:bulletwhite: Pixels/animations
:bulletred: Anything really! BUT! They must be CLEAN AND NEAT and must show EFFORT. You may ask about entering anything other than the above.

WHAT YOU CAN NOT ENTER:
:bulletwhite: Literature/Writing Entries
I'm really sorry to all the writers out there. But I don't know how to go about judging those! 
However, you can collaborate with another artist to come up with something! 


:bulletred: R-18 stuff || Porn  || that kind of thing. 
You may submit sexy of course, but, please keep it, at the least, PG-13. 

Speaking of which, let's move on to ...




RULES
:bulletred: No stealing//tracing//bases . 
All work must be 1000% yours! You can reference material of course, but try to avoid heavily referencing.

:bulletred: Be nice to others! No harrassing.

:bulletred: You may enter more than once! But you can only win once!

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred: Strictly my genderbend and my OCs only please!! No including your OC or other characters without my approval.

:bulletred: Those are pretty much the basics, this is just a mini contest anyway.



EXTRA POINTS

YOU WILL RECIEVE EXTRA POINTS IF:

:bulletblue: You do create a more than finished piece. (No! Not more than one piece, more than finished , meaning it is very complete, clean, fully colored, has bg, etc)

:bulletblue: You include any of my OCs with the genderbent me.

:bulletblue: You are accurate with details of myself (clothing preference, eye color I wouldn't mind blue eyes though, etc)

:bulletblue: You draw me (plus my OCs if you want), doing one of my hobbies/interests. 

:bulletblue: You draw me (plus my OCs if you want), in a Japanese like setting (traditional/modern Japan ; clothing, places, games, traditions etc)

:bulletblue: Background! Be it a scenic background or colors and shapes! Something more than just white! If you are doing pixels, a transparent bg is fine! 

:bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue: There's probably more! Just ask and I'll answer, but the main thing is BE CREATIVE and have fun!!  




REFERENCES  

Here are the refs and samples!! (Me and my OCs)

Drawwi Refs--edit by drawwithme15


So here are some of my outfit choices! (The more fancy ones since I usually just wear a shirt, jeans, and jacket LOL). Here I give you my outfit references to give you a type of preview of my clothing taste, and possibly help you decide what what you would like to dress my genderbend in. 


:bulletblue: Major points:
:bulletwhite: I like asian style clothing! (Korean fashion, Japanese fashion, etc.)
:bulletwhite: I like cute and simple!! (easy to move in)
:bulletwhite: I like the color blue ovo

Here is an example of what I'm looking for! You don't have to follow this, but I just tried to draw a genderbent self the other night and decided to use it as an example! 

Merpme-edit by drawwithme15 

I'd probably be a small build guy or something Lol. 
And now, here are some refs of my OCs!

:star: drawwithme15.deviantart.com/ga…
:star: drawwithme15.deviantart.com/fa…
:star: sta.sh/01m8fccj4fqr
The last ref is of a newer OC, and most of his refs are in my st.ash . If you want to draw him, then I will link you some other refs. 



PRIZES  

:bulletwhite: 3 participants = 1st place


1st place
Still pixel icon like this:
:pc: Miikyo by drawwithme15


:bulletwhite: 5 participants = 1st + honorable mention


Still pixel icon like above & HM will get still headshot icon like this :pc: ScarletGardenFairy by drawwithme15


:bulletwhite: 7 -  8 participants = 3 places + honorable mention.



If more people enter!  Upgrades will be that , for example, the icons will be animated, like these

If it reaches 10 participants :


:pc: Nyphera by drawwithme15 :pc: ArchyArcane1 by drawwithme15:pc: ArchyArcane2 by drawwithme15 X-mine-icon by drawwithme15

And if even more people enter!!!  

20 participants  

Prizes like this:

Starish: Natsuki by drawwithme15 Starish: Tokiya by drawwithme15 Starish: Cecil by drawwithme15 Starish: Ren by drawwithme15 Starish: Otoya by drawwithme15 Starish: Syo by drawwithme15 Starish: Masato by drawwithme15

30 participants  

and this: 

Forkatsu by drawwithme15

50 participants

AND THIS! (animated scenes)

CE: Love's Power Up by drawwithme15

Will be made available!! 

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Yes.  Prize donations are welcome!! Tell me if anything via note!




JUDGING
All entries will be judged by me.
The number one thing I am looking for here is creativity as well as character accuracy! 




Feel free to join :iconyuicraiplz: 

If you don't plan on joining, then I would really appreciate it if you could spread the word! 

Thank youuu!!! 
--drawwi :iconpinkballoonplz: 


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So-- some likes and interests:

I love and/or take interest in
{ Japan/ Japanese culture || jpop || jdrama || anime || manga || Asian fashion || etc }

I .heart. Japan Stamp by SakuraStars

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Arashi stamp by Isabel-Valero Arashi Stamp II by Raephen Arashi Stamp 01 by AtsuKiro
[Arashi] Arafes Concert Stamp #06 by lostcanvas13 [Arashi] Stamp #01 by lostcanvas13 Arashi Popcorn Stamp by midori711c
Arashi: MatsuJun stamp by Raephen Arashi: Sho Stamp by Raephen Arashi: Ohno stamp by Raephen
Arashi: Nino Stamp by Raephen Arashi: Aiba stamp by Raephen Arashi Group Stamp by midori711c


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|| うたの☆プリンスさまっ♪ (Uta No Prince Sama) ||
Uta no prince-sama Stamp by Luxuriah Ichinose Tokiya Stamp by Luxuriah Stamp: Ittoki Otoya by Luxuriah
UtaPri: 1000% Love Stamp by Kabehchet Mamoru Miyano fangirl stamp -- kanji version by Tsukii-h0shii Terashima Takuma fangirl stamp -- kanji version by Tsukii-h0shii



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|| Ghibli & Hayao Miyazaki movies ||
studio ghibli by xbrittx102 SA - Haku X Chihiro Stamp by Immortalmirror SA Chihiro + Dragon Haku Stamp by TwilightProwler
HMC Stamp Series - Howl by mello-sama Howl + Sophie Stamp II by SpHiNx9 Totoro Stamp 1 by Toonfreak

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Fruits Basket by stomp-stamp Clannad After Story OP Stamp by currry

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:icondominikmellen:
dominikmellen Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave :)
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drawwithme15 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
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urbanewalrus Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
thank you for the favorites! i hope you'll consider joining!
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drawwithme15 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahh, actually maybe not because I totally messed up my first sketch after trying to color it. I can't make it by the deadline because well, i have work and school tomorrow and by the time i get home the deadline would have passed :iconcraiyuiplz: 
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urbanewalrus Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I'm sorry about that! If you think you can submit it before 1045pm I can accept it but because of the ending deal I can't go any farther than that! Sorry!
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drawwithme15 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It's okay! Good luck with the contest! 
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drawwithme15 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah yes! I'm actually working on my entry right now. I wasnt sure if I had time but I'm working on it because I think it's fun and your character is interesting! c: 
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Miiroir Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
omg drawwi baby you didn't have to //huggles your face
thank you though ♥ 
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drawwithme15 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Christmas and Merry New Year Katsuu  ♥
//huggles 
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Miiroir Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
same to you darling <3
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