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I Am An Artist

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    My dad's getting me a tablet~ Aaaaah~ And the

    first thing I'm going to draw is Tokyo Ghoul things~
    ThroughMyLips ThroughMyLips 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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 10 Responses Aug 9, 2012

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    I don't know where my passion

    for art has gone... I feel like if I continue to make art my career path I might not make it.
    oHDaily oHDaily 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    oHDaily oHDaily 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    'Portrait of The Circle Family'acrylic

    and spray paint on canvas, 30"x40" sold in Germany 2011
    dannyboydreaming dannyboydreaming 26-30, M 1 Response May 31

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    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves 13-15, F 18 Responses Dec 23, 2014

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    LadyMegan LadyMegan 61-65, F 6 Responses Jan 10

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    Often you will see artists carrying at least

    one sketchbook wherever they go. a sketchbook is like an artist's personal journal. that's why you should always ask before looking through it. and if the artist shows you only a couple of drawings, remember there is good reason. some things in my journal would scare the living...
    hopelesslyalone7654321 hopelesslyalone7654321 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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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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    If I wasn't in love with science,

    I'd like to pursue art as a professional career. But, I'm still young, maybe I can!
    sheridanlugo sheridanlugo 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 22, 2014

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    It's time to put everything in color.

    .. Have a good day/night
    Jellybean88 Jellybean88 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    trent128 trent128 26-30, M May 27

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    One day when I was 13 I decided to pick up a

    pencil and sketch , soo far soo good have a look on Instagram , trying to start a business 💪😊👍
    dailybake dailybake 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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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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    I'm working on a traditional picture

    as an art trade for someone on Facebook. it's a mermaid. and I see her as like a dark and evil mermaid. in trying to think about a color scheme I can use but I don't want to go for the obvious black red, black green, black purple colors most people lean towards... and even...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I made this out of rough glass squares

    and gorilla wood glue and part of a cabinet that broke. It's a moonlit Saguaro silhouette.
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I just cant seem to express myself any other

    way, the older I get the more emotional and deeper I get when I express myself. Lately I have been looking for a Muse, someone that will help me bring everything out, express myself in ways I want to but cant by myself, my art of choice is Film but I am always looking for...
    tallhandsomegeek tallhandsomegeek 31-35, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    New painting! Feeling amazing!

    No negative vibes:3
    CuteLittleScrewUp CuteLittleScrewUp 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 4

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    "Drowning" A plush blanket of comfort

    and destruction bound tightly around my frail body. My breathing is constantly labored and my toes curled under bracing for the next mental blow. Anxiety is a consistent flow of breath taking views from the peaks of happiness and the dark shallow graves from the valleys of fear...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I am not a painter or a sculpter

    but actually a theatre artist! I am training to be an actor so I hope I've found a nice place here (:
    jmlsj jmlsj 18-21, M Jun 2

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    ThroughMyLips ThroughMyLips 18-21, F Jun 10

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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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    I love art, been painting

    and doing photography for as long as I can remember. It makes me feel at ease with my life and i can freely exprress myself. Love architecture ! :))
    Rosepetal10 Rosepetal10 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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    I'm looking at this blanking empty world

    and I think it's time I pick up my paint brush and give it life.
    JustScout JustScout 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2014

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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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    Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton,

    fully shaded and all of that fun stuff. Hours were spent on this. Hours.
    RedMarcher RedMarcher 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    I create, I make ideas come to life.

    My imagination travels distances that I can't even fathom. I enjoy being just that. A creator
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 15

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    craftywitxh craftywitxh 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 9

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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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    Somebody once said photography is the easiest

    art to be competent at and the hardest to excel at. I spent a lot of time doing fine art but felt my skill level was not high enough. I could visualise but never get down on paper what I saw in my mind. I always had a love of photography and switched to doing it as my major...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 6

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    I painted it lol not my best

    but I darkened it too
    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves 13-15, F 12 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 4

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

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    Or trying to be one, anyway.

    http://themorbidmaria.deviantart.com/
    MariaMelon MariaMelon 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    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!
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jan 17

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    Haha. Art isn't my favorite thing in the world

    but I do it all the time and I am awesome at it (not bragging). It's fun and I can express my emotions. Today, some friends were talking about my drawing and my art skills and I felt happy.
    FighterBallantine FighterBallantine 13-15, F Jun 9

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    flo877 flo877 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I believe in freedom:) I'm all hippies

    and freedom and flower power, if you think you can't groove, then quit thinking down town.. think up town:)
    Denzebarrrn Denzebarrrn 18-21, M May 31

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    I've been lagging a lot lately

    because of depression... I can only hope to overcome it...
    FleetingHeart FleetingHeart 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 11

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    RainbowBlood RainbowBlood 13-15, F Jun 16

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    So things definitely went well selling my art

    at a convention! First time and everything! Made awesome cool art friends and definitely keen on doing it again
    Mleader1 Mleader1 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am a Thief. Whenever I go,

    I steal. I take pictures of beautiful images. And I keep them all, all of them for free, in a drawer of a pile of my existing memories. The memories, which may be drawn out later again, by me. I need to gain the access to it by the only key I own, I refuse to share. I don’t...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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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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    No matter the specific shape,

    the intended piece, I sit at the wheel calling forth a clone of myself, the curves, the unexpected edges, imperfect, deceptively simple with varying textures and like me, they craved to be touched, held reverently and frequently as both something familiar and surprising, part of...
    candycoatedunicorn candycoatedunicorn 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    ThroughMyLips ThroughMyLips 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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    trent128 trent128 26-30, M Jun 18