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True Artist Stamp by chibibarrage True Artist Stamp by chibibarrage
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Please do not comment without fully reading below.
TL;DR? Then please do NOT comment.
Sorry, I'm having some trouble with people not knowing how to read before they become angry... =_=;
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A lot of people on dA seem to want pageviews, favs, watchers, or whatever...it really all seems to do something with wanting to be "popular"

...I don't think people should be drawing just for popularity... yes, maybe if they make a living off making art and have an actual job with it and their actual life depended on it (like food, water, shelter)...but the plain fact is that on dA most people draw as a hobby. So shouldn't hobby drawing be for fun and not to get "adoring fans"?

I mean yeah, it's nice to know people like your art, and yes it does make you feel good...I'm no different...but some people actually seem to be driven to draw only for popularity, whether they are popular already or not...

Actually I've seen some artist (no names >:0 ) say they'll stop drawing cause they "don't have enough fans" ...so it kind of makes me wonder if they only create art to be loved/adored? 0~0; What happened to making art for things like enjoyment or stress relief? Isn't that how true art should be for? ;^;

I think a true artist looks past popularity and continues for enjoyment... I personally don't count those artists that only draw for popularity as actual artists, no matter how "good" their art is...



...but this is just my opinion though... You can disagree or agree, everyone has their own opinions~ so let's all respect everyone's opinions; me and you together~ ^u^
...no fighting/flamming >:0 ...but friendly debate = yay




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anyone can use this stamp~ no need to fav or whatever, it's free for use~ <3



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1RageComic1 Featured By Owner Edited 3 days ago  Student Artist
Meh I don't care if I'm popular. I make rage comics for the lolz and for fun only.
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AnimaruLunaris Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
Well I think everyone who creates art is an artist. Their reasons do not matter to me. :)

I also think that most people who draw for popularity started drawing because it was fun to them, too.
And what is so wrong about people who draw to be famous? If this is what they want, they have the right to do everything to reach their wish, as long as they do not hurt other people. Everyone has their own personal aims in their life.
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Randamu-Chan Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:)
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Iki-Fujisaka Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I thought uploading art on this site means that you want to be famous.
If you draw for fun, don't submit here anything. You don't need fame, right?
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Mad-Desire Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
 I don't think it's about getting popular. I think it's about sharing your art with other artists and/or art admirers(I being both). And yes, it's nice getting comments on your art, but like everyone else is saying, and what I think is the point othis stamp, is that you shouldn't draw just 4 other people. Art is such a loose term though. It means something else to every person. To me, it's a way to express your thoughts, to express yourseland bring your deepest thoughts and feelings to life or to tell a story. This is just my opinion, trying not to argue.

And forgive me but a lot of my keys are broken. 
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KillerCats101 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Student
The point of this website is to help people improve their art. People upload their art to seek other people who will tell the artist what is wrong with their piece, and what they can do to fix it.
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Iki-Fujisaka Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
In the end they see comments like 'cute, amazing, etc.' and when you finnaly tell them where are mistakes and what they did wrong, most of them crying...
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KillerCats101 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Student
That is not how a true artist reacts. That is how the people who think their art is good when all they're done is drawn some sloppy hair and clothes onto a base, react. 
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Iki-Fujisaka Featured By Owner Edited Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Unfortunetly, this is the only reactions I got (but sometimes people say 'it has to be like that!' and don't even want to listen...). That's why I don't give advices anymore. As you can see, it's just pointless. Once I said some person that changing one thing (bang color in this case) in an existing character and calling her OC, isn't original and creative. The war she made... all her friends were protecting her and now they are my enemies. Just because I said this one thing I almost left the dA.
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skelisha Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
i do it for bothGiggle 
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