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I Am An Artist and a Musician

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 122 People

    How I Feel About Being What I Am.

    I feel compelled to create art, every experience I have is something that I want to inspire some kind of drawing or poetry or song. I'm very talented at drawing, poetry, and photography, though I doubt anyone will ever recognize it in a way that will leave me satisfied. I play...
    TheDixieWolf TheDixieWolf 22-25 1 Response Aug 28, 2008

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    My Music

    people have a listen to my music at www.youtube.com/djxb42crewboy1 and leave me feedback
    djxb42crewboy djxb42crewboy 18-21, M Jul 14, 2012

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    Here is a short one take recording of a song

    idea I has last night. "Guitar and vocals" is my latest song, check it out! #MadeWithTake http://phead.mu/s/ugn2a38L
    brodieB78 brodieB78 36-40, M Oct 4

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    Music is the air I breathe,

    it is the blood that courses through my veins and it, is what I live for. I play piano, violin, guitar, cello and basically any instrument I can get my hands on. I compose music on a daily basis and never get bored of it, it is the only thing I want to do in life and hopefully...
    Katastr0ph3 Katastr0ph3 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Any One Armed Musicians?

     Well, I am to have my arm amputated at the elbow on April 19, 2010 due to my arm being paralyzed in a motorcycle accident 4 1/2 years ago.  I've had all kinds of nerve studies & surgeries but nothing has brought it back so I'm having the dead weight from the elbow...
    oneArmArrowSlinger oneArmArrowSlinger 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2010

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    How I Started Out

    I used to be more of an art admirer than an artist. My interest in art started back in primary school. We used to have various competitions in school with a cash prizes. At that time I used to sneak my sisters sketches and hand them in for the competitions. I won most of them and...
    nick030 nick030 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    Music And Art Are My Life.

    Music is my escape. When I'm in my music room playing bass, it's like I'm in a different world. Each time I perfect a song, I feel like I've accomplished something huge. And when I'm at my piano lessons and my teacher compliments me on my playing, it's like something lights up...
    secretxshadow secretxshadow 13-15, F Feb 6, 2012

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    This Is Me

    Im all bout art and music. I love to be creative and express myself whether its through acting, drawing, singing, dancing, or playing my trombone. Im actually looking into air brush right now. I hear its pretty intense. Cant wait.
    PeaceLovinIndividual PeaceLovinIndividual 18-21, F Nov 1, 2009

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    Music is to the heart what language is to the mind. As a musician and writer I use the canvas of emotions in every note, melody, song I write. To me the Original Artist who said...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M Oct 12

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    An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness. Henry Miller
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    I'm a fine artist, abstract illustrator, and aspiring designer. I've been drawing ever since I could hold a pencil, and for the past 3 years I started practising more frequent...
    alexalivia alexalivia 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have been losing my drive for art lately. I'm in another deep block and this time I'm not wanting to do anything. I have no clue what to draw or paint, I hate my art and style...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I can't draw of paint, but I put myself in every project I do . If that's not part of what an artist is surely I'm confused lol
    Princeofthesky Princeofthesky 18-21, M Oct 2

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    I love painting with oils and watercolours with an impressionist style. I am currently studying to become an artist and eventually I wish to be as good as impressionists...
    Sophoxox Sophoxox 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    My true nature - artistic, creative, musical and talented in many other things. I love it when my creative juices flow and I feel one with my true self. We should all go out and...
    lutqueet lutqueet 56-60, F Oct 4

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    I am an aspiring graffiti artist. What do you think?
    LouisMurphy LouisMurphy 16-17, M Oct 11

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    Yeah so there's this guy at my school he and I have a lot in common with him. Our favorite bands some movies andeven the fact we both play music. Unfortunately he likes my friend...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F Oct 6

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    I have been the lead trumpet in my school jazz band for the past three years, and I've also been the guy who plays "The Last Post" at Remembrance Day ceremonies. I can also play...
    MrOutgoing MrOutgoing 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    So I'm sure most of you will hate this because of the genre, but I'm going for a punk sound, I'm highly influenced by Babes in Toyland and other bands. Give me some feedback please...
    CityOfCaterpillar CityOfCaterpillar 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 26

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    Might collect some MES quotes here.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M Sep 26

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    I've always known I was a composer, since I can remember and my music is now in more than 200 films and hundreds of TV shows and albums but I was just reminded you are never past...
    hypersex1111 hypersex1111 41-45, M Sep 26

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    Been playing guitar for 25 years singing for 15 years. I started writing in high school to sort out a the crazy stuff that goes on in my head. I couldn't imagine life without music...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I've been playing in a band with the three other guys who light up before every practice. I like that their music is pretty free ranging and exploratory. It's kind of along the...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M Sep 28

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    I play guitar and ney (soon)
    khaledalqadyy khaledalqadyy 18-21 1 Response Oct 11

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    And I love it :) I've got a gig tomorrow! I really need to get a HELL OF A LOT more last minute practice in tomorrow
    musicislife00 musicislife00 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Currently Black Dubb -Trixie Whitley, Meg Myers, Jack Whyte, July Talk
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M Oct 14

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    Anyone in the electronic music category? :)
    JakeLarsen93 JakeLarsen93 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I love to creat music from nothing to something
    Lovlic Lovlic 31-35, M a week ago

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    I'm playing a gala tonight and I was asked a requested song. The man said " you won't know it though". Pfft. I played it and he was happy but sadly nobody else enjoyed it. People...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Update: I did this cover to "True", by Spandau Ballet using the following instruments and model numbers:Electronic Roland TD-30KV VP DRUM SET, Zildjian CymbalsWhite Fender Custom...
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love Ireland ( my guitar ) so much, we've been together since the 7th Grade i've had so many memories with her :) x
    itsglysa22 itsglysa22 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I made this song off the top of my head in like 30 mins (wrote it)....It took maybe 2 hours to compose, I wasn't sure the out come, but it seemed interesting enough, lol."Moving...
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This one wasn't composed so fast, I put some thought into it and used the sweetest string I could find on my best synth, sounded like sugar to me so it was a go ahead. I love...
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    This one is called "Down the river". What does a fun trip down the river sound like....Hmm, well, I played around doing that Chinese sounding thingy with the black keys. and just...
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This was another throw together, lol. I just started playing the Steinway and sons, and then the rest sorta just came to me. Semi inspired by "Men at work". One of these days I...
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "Lift Off". I felt warm and fuzzy, went in the studio and just started bangin on the Roland set, and thought a funny thought of drumming while flying, and this is how it came out...
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    There was thought put into this one, I was feeling overwhelmed at this point in my life and had to let it all out, and this is what came of it, thanks : )
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Lots of thought was put into this one, I was very down and depressed when I wrote it, but after composing it I came out of the depression because the song made me happy, like a...
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    GENESIS- Just a job to do cover, using the same keyboards of Tony Banks, of course. The infamous CS70 and prophet for this song.
    TheUnitedStates TheUnitedStates 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago