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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




Uta No Prince Sama - Maji Love 2000% Icons~
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Natsuki Shinomiya - Maji Love 2000% [Free Icon] by drawwithme15 Tokiya Ichinose - Maji Love 2000% [Free Icon] by drawwithme15 Cecil Aijima - Maji Love 2000% [Free Icon] by drawwithme15 Ren Jinguji - Maji Love 2000% [Free Icon] by drawwithme15 Ittoki Otoya - Maji Love 2000% [Free Icon] by drawwithme15 Syo Kurusu - Maji Love 2000% [Free Icon] by drawwithme15 Masato Hijirikawa - Maji Love 2000% [Free Icon] by drawwithme15

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TO DO LIST:
1. Trade - PileOfJunk
2. Prizes for those who entered my mini contest
3. Comm. for Rilye195

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Just a little

Journal Entry: Wed Apr 15, 2015, 11:42 PM


So just a little small rant that you don't need to read, but just want to let this out...

So I work as a graphic designer in a small company, nothing fancy. Sometimes it's so irritating when there's constant phone calls and no one answers them, so I would have to answer them while trying to work which pushes back/holds the process of my work. Then the people would be looking for price quotations or something that entirely deals with our accountant, so when she's not there those calls get really annoying. I mean I work as a graphic designer, not a secretary. And then, sometimes there are those customers that think graphic design and creating a layout is magic, and they come in like " Now. I want it now. If I don't have it now-- " Then there are some things that are urgent and you need to finish soon but then people are soooo slow to respond, but then they keep telling you that its urgent... Then there's people who don't know how to be specific. " Can you move the thing next to the other thing and make the line to a light green " and then they're super meticulous about the color and position and I'm just thinking " why don't you make things easier for the both of us and be a teensy weensy more specific ? -_- " 

I mean, I'm content with my job. And I don't blame anyone. 
Just a little bit of annoyances here and there. 

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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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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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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  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  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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