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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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locomore Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes it's nice to know people like your art, but you should only draw if you enjoy it ^-^

I've seen things like "I'm gonna stop drawing but heres just one more thing before I stop" and im just like "are you kidding me?" it pissed me off.

Good stamp ^^ and I agree with you completely. 
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StagVi Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
You shouldn't draw for fame, but you can still dream of becoming famous. ;)
What's the point of drawing if you're not gonna go anywhere with it? :hmm:
But yeah, I agree with this stamp. :)

(I'm not sure if what I just said made sense or not.)
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Huggleduck Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Apologies if I've already commented here before, but I agree. So many people seem to only want to get the populars' attention on here...There's more to this site than fame, and there's way more to art than fame too.
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NonexistentWorld Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mostly unpopular artists use this stamp. Big Fool Emoji-03 (Creep Stare) [V2] lol
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KittyCreator Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
What's wrong with that? 
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NonexistentWorld Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just a statement of facts. Meow :3 
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KittyCreator Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
So you don't agree with the stamo?
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NonexistentWorld Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nope.
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KittyCreator Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
You think artists should draw for popularity? 
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The-masked-pony Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  New member Student General Artist
Can't it be both? To be honest this makes me mad. I love page views. It makes me feel good about my art. But I have been drawing since BEFORE I could hold a pencil. And I love it.
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