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I Am An Artist and a Musician

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 118 People

    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 3 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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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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    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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    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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    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 22-25, F Nov 1, 2009

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    I am somewhat uncomfortable with being labelled an artist even though I do artistic and creative things! In my current life I am a photographer of wildlife and the outdoors! I've...
    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    Not sure how good I am at being one but I'd like to think of myself as an artist none the less
    Echothedemon Echothedemon 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I am an art rock artist whose work primarily focuses on spiritual and philosophical concepts. You can check out my work at mannatheband.com, where you can find my new ep, Uriel EP
    person82 person82 16-17 1 Response Feb 4

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    Well, I wouldn't call myself an artist just yet. I'm just now getting into the basics of creating pixel art, including base colors, palettes, avoiding mistakes such as...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I am a pixel artist, but I don't draw them. I build them on Minecraft on Xbox. I'm looking for a partner to work with who can draw pixel art. Big pixel art like the one above. If...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    I write, sculpt, rap (yes i am a nerdy white bi-gendered rapper who rhymes about smoking weed and watching lotr/star wars) However I have not finished anything in a long time. I...
    ianbrewman ianbrewman 26-30, T Feb 13

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    I'm a pro makeup artist specializing in trans* and CD beauty, makeovers, and styling head to toe! I am mobile and also work out of my studio. Discreet. Professional. Compassionate...
    TGCDStyleToronto TGCDStyleToronto 31-35, F a week ago

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    Going to be starting a makeup artistry course, Im so excited! I took the 600 hour course for esthetics and it was great, good background. I'm glad I did it but this is always what...
    ashleythis ashleythis 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    hi I love being an artist ...time flies by while you're getting paid for doing something that doesn't even feel like work ! pls check out my channel on YouTube Adri themua tell me...
    adrithemua adrithemua 18-21, F a week ago

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    I love this music artist. Nina Simone words is so captivating.
    NaomisJourneyToTheSun NaomisJourneyToTheSun 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Played music for most of my life. I used to play tuba, trombone, and guitar; now I play piano and didgeridoo. I've accepted that I'm too old to play for a career, or live out my...
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M Feb 6

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    i play the drums I am in a garage ban
    luvps luvps 31-35, M Feb 7

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    i play guitar and drums, but I love them ****** drums, favorite bands are probably led zeppelin, black sabbath, janes addiction, tool, moddest mouse, smashing pumpkins, red hot...
    shorts26 shorts26 18-21, M Feb 7

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    Getting ready to play my kindie music at a community winter festival .....
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    learning to play the piano
    johnny437 johnny437 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Getting ready to Rawk it out for the kids with my cigarbox ukulele. ;D
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    When I play gigs in front of smaller audiences I get more nervous and wonder what they are thinking observing, maybe analysing and criticising. When the audience is much larger I...
    dpc2014 dpc2014 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 18

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    "I don't want to work--I just want to bang on the drums all day..."--Todd Rundgren I know that feeling so well. Skipping Social Studies and running to the band room to practice...
    singstothewind singstothewind 46-50, F Feb 20

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    Anyone else here a cellist? :)
    thekoi thekoi 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Im curious are they're any girl drummers here?
    JoeThePro11 JoeThePro11 18-21, M a week ago

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    I play the violin. Anyone else?
    Beautifulagony Beautifulagony 18-21, F 23 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a trained vocalist. mostly classical and show tunes but also folk songs and pop.
    tylerlh tylerlh 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I love music and couldn't live with out it. I'm thankful to god for letting me be able to play. Though I haven't played a grand piano in a year and its killing me! I just play a...
    WhiteRice14 WhiteRice14 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Here's a piece I did tonight ^^ 
    Echothedemon Echothedemon 18-21, M Feb 4

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    I enjoy drawing chibi art on the app Sketchbook Pro on iPad(there is an android one too) and enjoy finding new tricks on the brushes on it. What kind of artworks moves you?
    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I am Malorie Shannon, I am 57 and have lived in St. Augustine since 1966. My dad and mom were Ralph and Phyllis Peterson, who owned and operated Peterson's Crest Bakery. I began...
    onyralu onyralu 51-55, F Feb 9

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    i want to paint again but my enthusiastic signed off :( please come back soon i have so many commissions to do!
    KarenIsMyName KarenIsMyName 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    I am good at almost all media, but I'm best at drawing with pen. I can shade with cheap ballpoint pens or I can make thousands of tiny dots to shade with gel pens. I try to draw...
    KingLaserDestroyer KingLaserDestroyer 18-21, M Feb 9

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    I used to draw/sketch/paint everyday. Now I haven't even picked up a pencil. I feel so empty because art is life to me. I haven't even been in my art studio. And I get so upset...
    DrewXLove DrewXLove 22-25, F Feb 10

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    I've been drawing anime almost two years. I get better and better everyday http://rebelscorpio.imgur.com/
    OrochimaruSama92 OrochimaruSama92 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    It's one of the only hobbies I love everything about
    Kreddi Kreddi 16-17, F Feb 10

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    Sergei Polunin, dancing to "Take Me to Church" by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 10

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    I have been involved with martial arts since I was a child going on almost 40 years (though at times it seems like longer), and in this time I have studied a variety of major...
    Waninho97 Waninho97 36-40, M Feb 12

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    I love drawing so much, it's my passion
    OmgItsAGayBoy OmgItsAGayBoy 13-15, M Feb 13

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