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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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bruised-knees 2 days ago   Traditional Artist
You just wait until you need a job to cover living expenses. 
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NonexistentWorld 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
.... and post to the Internet for all to see. Definitely not for fame. 
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Blackestfang 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I like having people like and watch me but I'm more into just getting my stuff out of my brain and in the form of art before it explodes. I'm always overflowing with ideas but never knowing how to present it. So my watchers just get to see me emptying my head out before it drives me nuts.
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KageUmbreon 6 days ago  Hobbyist
I'm fine with a few friends rather then tons of people who most likely portray my art as better just because of popularity.
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BrutalFruit Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm here for art, not popularity!
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Bulbamario Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i enjoy popularity  but just drawing more.
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ShinDeizu760 Mar 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I do agree with this stamp says!
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VoadorChama Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep, I agree; I draw even if half of my drawings looks crappy, simply because drawing makes me happy, and it's an awesome way to de-stress.
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AiselnePN Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree 110% with this stamp. Far too much emphasis is made on artists being "popular" versus "talented," and what good is either if you don't enjoy what you do?
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Lyceiris Mar 7, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome stamp!
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