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I JUST REALIZE YOU HAVE A SHOTABOX
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Sun Feb 9, 2014, 3:07 PM
Most people that start out drawing seem to be so concerned with making their own style or drawing their character. Eventually they figure that they need some drawing skills leveled up quickly so they use these quick fixes. We all know where to find, they are everywhere. Just google "how to draw" or find deviantart drawing tutorials. You end up with a bunch of learn to draw in 10 simple steps-guides. 3 weeks later they are ready to re-engage their artistic callings, find their own styles, and drawing their original characters, making mangas, or trying to sell commissions. Yeah, that's probably not how it's going to work.
If you are not going to commit at least to the fundamental needs of your craft, why do you expect people would pay consistently for what you are making.

Yes, art is largely about expression (or expressing for your client) but how can you hope to do that efficiently, effectively, without actually having a set of skills, repeatable skills. These include knowledge on lighting, color, anatomy (if character artist), design, composition, program...etc. It is like saying you just want to be a creative writer but you want to find your own style of writing before you learn how to spell most of your words.

Chances are if you are googling "how to draw", "how to be an artist", "how to style"...etc, or anything of that effect, you don't need to worry about style.
Study lighting, still life, portraits, photo references, anatomy, buildings, structures, or even just get better at drawing 2d/3d shapes. Everyone ends up with a style anyway. Realism is the only 'correct' way of representing something. Everything that deviates from realism is either a mistake or a choice, or both. Anything that deviates can potentially contribute to a style. You accentuate what you find important in a drawing and you mask what you deem to be less appealing, less important, that's all style generally is.

P.S. Stop posting adoptables. What the hell are adoptables even? What do you do with it once you adopt them? Digitally pet them with a photoshop soft round brush?

If you truly want to master something how many hours would you put into practicing it per day. 

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moonlight-fox Feb 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I have no idea if you received a mention already or not but I would like to say that I Featured your entry for Lightning Returns  here: moonlight-fox.deviantart.com/j…
Good job! Its an amazing entry :thumbsup:
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morexod Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
your art is amazing!
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Kristofferson-kiniji Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Professor Party HappyDance happy birthday!!!!:D (Big Grin) Party PARTY HARD :party: 
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S-hui Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh uh happy birthday (* v *;;)
//throws confetti sparkles over u//
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Gookins Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy b-day! :beer:
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LightLove1999 Jan 14, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday ^_^ Hug Have your cake and eat it too 
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AisteWolfie Jan 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday! ^^ I wish you a wonderful day!
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Happy b'day :Party: :)
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