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    Working on my MFA in stage design.

    The painting above is for Hamlet. For a class, unfortunately, not a real production.
    GenevieveH GenevieveH 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    How can i know i'm an artist?

    I love to paint and draw and have been a drawer my whole life. I have always heard i am good at it and am creative and have a big imagination. Recent years have sparked my interesf again. I am taking a bit more advanced art class right now and getting some skills. However, i...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F Jan 26

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    One of my darker peices.

    My story is too short. This should be enough characters.
    anhonestmouse anhonestmouse 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton,

    fully shaded and all of that fun stuff. Hours were spent on this. Hours.
    RedMarcher RedMarcher 16-17, M 5 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    I painted it lol not my best

    but I darkened it too
    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves 13-15, F 13 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    I love drawing and painting.

    Unfortunately,I'm not very good at it.I study some other speciality and also try to attend drawing classes.It's difficult I'm sad that I can't spend much time on drawing.I would love to concentrate on it <3
    darkblue0909 darkblue0909 18-21, F Feb 15

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    Dancing With The Light

    It flowed today and i just did what i know. Dampy grisselly and a tad sensual.         a calm of general activity                        and crosswords.                                        Bring in the colour...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    There is such a formulaic way of approaching a

    sketchbook in Art School.. who would have thought you could do your own art wrong?
    djps djps 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    New painting! Feeling amazing!

    No negative vibes:3
    CuteLittleScrewUp CuteLittleScrewUp 16-17, F 2 Responses 37 mins ago

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    Inspired By My Best Friend On Ep :)

    Hey Art fans! :) I'm back with another step-by-step demonstration of my work. This time I used my day off EP to start work on a portrait of a horse. I have been inspired by the work of one of my friends, and though this is nothing like the style that she does, it is, at...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 52 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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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 like Claude Monet.
    Sophoxox Sophoxox 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2014

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    I'm working on a new draft of my masters thesis

    and I need some readers to let me know if what I've got so far is moving in the right direction. Comment or shoot me a message if you're up for reading a "hot off the presses", Craig Newman original.
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Feb 18

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    Been learning art in college.

    My coursework at that time was excellent and it was exposed for an exhibition. The theme was 'Rejected'. I love doing portrait and landscape. But when I left college for university, I do not really have time or I have to wait until holidays. I do visual communication and I study...
    MissM12 MissM12 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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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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    My paintings have officially been accepted.

    They are being put on display so people can buy them. I'm so excited.
    NoRegretsAndNoRemorse NoRegretsAndNoRemorse 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 25, 2014

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    What do you think????

    ?? Good bad!
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 8 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Art Is My Passion...

     Passion: There are many things in life that will catch your eye...but only a few will catch your heart...pursue those. Once upon a time...I wanted to be an artist...and a writer...but life sorta kinda happened. Life's kind of like that. At least...the life that I've always...
    KassieKat KassieKat 46-50, F 12 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    I enjoyed doing crafts

    since I was in primary school and my first encounter with a sewing needle was when I was 4. I saw mum altering length of a trouser and suddenly I was interested and asked her to teach me. She gave old scrap of fabric and I made a skirt for my barbie doll. It was too loose and...
    couture2411 couture2411 18-21, F Feb 20

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    There's nothing quite like the human body.

    We are magnificent, we are beautiful..I like to celebrate people by drawing and painting them. Muscle studies are among my favorite..they fascinate me
    yourtheocean yourtheocean 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 15, 2014

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    Naniebananie Naniebananie 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I love doing all sorts of art,

    ceramics, paper mache, painting... :) I love using my hands to create something out of my own mind. I am much better at drawing images than words!
    roamingtree roamingtree 16-17, F Feb 23

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    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves 13-15, F 20 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    GallyG GallyG 41-45, F 7 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Hey I need some pointers on some drawing

    techniques and was curious if anyone was willing to help MSG me
    bobafhett bobafhett 13-15 Feb 18

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    Anyone know a good store to get a nice

    and relatively cheap portfolio?
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    my art is the food I make in large extravagant

    arangements I cant wait till my next compatistion
    closetgay15 closetgay15 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like I am really bad at conceptualizing.

    I am really good technically but I feel conceptually I am so boring it bothers me. I want to know if there are any tutorials or something to help me be more creative with my pieces.
    littlefox2 littlefox2 26-30, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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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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    Artist problem: When someone asks you to draw

    them, and when you actually agree to, they won't stay still. Even worse is when they get up and leave in the middle of it like they never even asked.
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 29, 2014

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    Miniature Schnauzer Step-by-Step

    Hey art fans! Apparantly you like these sequences cuz they get a lot of views and some "heart"s lol so here's another one. :):) I started this soft pastel portrait of a Miniature Schnauzer yesterday afternoon and I did a bit more this morning. It's just a practice piece...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 20 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    SimplyHearts SimplyHearts 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2014

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    LadyMegan LadyMegan 61-65, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    cleef84 cleef84 26-30, M 8 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    Just sold some art for $20!

    Not much but still exciting
    gybe gybe 18-21, M 6 Responses Dec 14, 2014

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    So I need help.. Please!

    ! 😿 I love drawing an painting, etc. I just always go through these long ruts of stress/depression where I find it impossible to do the things that I really love/want to do. Creating anything during these times is so unbearable an I don't know what to do. I used to at least...
    starrfayegaze starrfayegaze 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 20

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    Kreddi Kreddi 16-17, 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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    I drew this for my friends Cancer benefit.

    She is beautiful inside and out! Chemo is all done with and she is better than ever!
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 26-30, F 10 Responses Jan 17

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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. Throughout my life I've met lots of talented and amazing artists, and I'd like to meet other wonderful artists as well. Hopefully my works...
    alexalivia alexalivia 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2014

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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 painted this and it took me 2 weeks.

    It's a bird of paradise flower.
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 16, 2014

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    I am an aspiring artist

    and this is something that I drew xD
    minizooks minizooks 16-17, F 11 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    I joined this experience,

    in hopes that one day I will be an artist. calling myself one is something I, at the moment feel very uncomfortable with. My confidence isn't that great.Over the past few years multiple people have been encouraging me to sell art. I finally decided that maybe I should give it a...
    MissWaddles MissWaddles 18-21, F Jan 30

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    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M Jan 21

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    I love drawing so much,

    it's my passion
    OmgItsAGayBoy OmgItsAGayBoy 13-15, M Feb 13

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    Am I An Artist

    I stare with you at the colored palettes on the wall, Chosen, judged, and hung like captured men. You see something there, I see it in you. You stare, you gasp, you cry. I see some things, too; but you don’t see it in me. I look and others gasp, others cry. Your feelings wash...
    PaleFox PaleFox 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    Madame X – A Triumph Cloaked in ShameThis

    is one of the most crushing calamities in the history of art. Every time this painting comes up I feel a blade in my heart and taste blood in my mouth. Perhaps it’s because the banal pretense of the art world today has proven that common stupidity indeed triumphs over...
    AlphaPrimate AlphaPrimate 46-50, M Feb 3

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