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I Am An Artist

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    My first time with a brush, I painted a Van Gogh inspired "Winter Tree" today. What do you think? 
    SaucyMama SaucyMama 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    It was my passion while I was growing up. I loved sketch books, colors,drawing pencils. It was easy back then because I drew animation movie characters and scenery. As I grew up...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I am a graphic artist now but when I was about 8 years old (long ago in a galaxy far far away.) it would have been in the 1950s there was a show on television called "Learn to draw...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    i draw n sht when my mood is down sometimes. i do art with feelings, if i don't have any connection towards it then i won't finish it. W0w suuu deep
    basedgodschild basedgodschild 16-17, F Apr 7

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    I have come to the realization that I am good at doing digital tattoo designs... If any one is interested I will make one for you from using tribal art and custom fonts. You can...
    Mike389 Mike389 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    I love to draw, paint, design and craft just about everything.
    littledaisyflower littledaisyflower 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    2014 project...I'm accepting c*ck shots. This is voluntary and you get nothing but a thank you in return...if you can handle that great :) consider your jewels immortalize
    ElleBreena ElleBreena 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    TOMORROW I START WELDING CLASSSSSSS WOOO
    g0ne g0ne 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I may not be a professional, I may not get paid for what I do. That does not change the fact that I am creative. I love picking up a pencil or a pen and just letting my hands take...
    chuckysin chuckysin 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm staring to get back into sketching again as well :)
    Patval1933 Patval1933 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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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...
    PaleFox PaleFox 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    Stuck. - Lately, I can't paint.  I pick up a brush and I freeze, hand suspended over canvas.  I know what I want to paint, I see it in my mind, but I can't paint. ...
    natlynn natlynn 26-30, F 10 Responses Jun 15, 2007

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    Space is the place. Sun ra
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    This profile of a skull took roughly ten hours to draw; it's a three foot by three foot compressed charcoal drawing on butcher paper. This is the piece I'm most proud of and it was...
    yesdni yesdni 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I love sketching and painting, always have since I was a kid. Its always been a very relaxing hobby for me and its something I can get really creative with. I have a very over...
    John992 John992 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 30

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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...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 20 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    I love drawing add me. paint oil pastels.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25

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    Not in the sense of drawing or painting, but I can make an awesome stick figure. Anyways, I'm an artist in the sense that I am a writer, actress, singer, and dancer. I love to...
    lillylolz lillylolz 13-15, F Apr 6

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    I Finally Feel Free To Call Myself An Artist - I started drawing at age 6 and never stopped. There was a lot of opposition to it from my mother and family. When I asked for drawing...
    TolstoiFan TolstoiFan 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2011

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    I'm the type of artist who never likes her own works. I always criticize myself harsh and tell myself that there's always more room for improvements. I feel like when people...
    XXXPOT XXXPOT 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I want to find an artist who enjoys weird movies and painting over the iWeb
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    This is as cheesy as it gets but art is life. I highly doubt I would live long without some way of being creative. With art, I have no one to impress but myself. So there's no...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I love to paint murals and various things , such as castles, celestial moons. Its very relaxing and de stresses me.
    tizzy1971 tizzy1971 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Digital art, 3d modelling and a lot of writing. My preferred outlet after an arduous work day.
    weskeralbert weskeralbert 22-25, M Mar 26

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    i like to draw stuff mostly pencil sometimes markers.
    midgesterious midgesterious 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Love To Create - I enjoy drawing and painting and creating allsorts of art. I like using various mediums from Oils, Oil Pastels, Pencils and Acrylics and have used various sized...
    UnhappySmiles UnhappySmiles 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    Never thought i was artistically gifted because i couldnt draw or paint or even color in the lines ! But now i see there so much more to being an artist. I write poetry, created...
    MistyStarseed MistyStarseed 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have been drawing/painting since I was two years old when my grandma first set an easel in front of me c: Drawing is a big escape and its really fun to create whats in your mind...
    MajorasAngel97 MajorasAngel97 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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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 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 13

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    Yay Again! =p - I sold another painting this weekend. It was the first painting in acrylic that I've done in several years, as i normally don't use acrylic at all. I only use...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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    A Very Short Animation - I did this 2 years ago when I was doing level 2 art and design.
    jellybean113 jellybean113 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    Here's doodle 1. Read my previous experience if confused.
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I keep thinking of a statue I want to make. It's a bust of my daughter. I can see it very clearly, and the image comes to me several times a day now, so I know I must create it...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    Artist Or Artisan - Is it a bad thing that I've come to realize I think of myself more as an artisan then an artist? I've spent most of my life making my living from my hands but...
    metalmenace metalmenace 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    My Username - To Some People Right Off The Back You Think I'm White Because My Username Is Whiterose. I Picked Whiterose Instead Of Blackrose Because A White Rose Means Purity...
    BlackroseVsWhiterose BlackroseVsWhiterose 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 29, 2012

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    art in my albums if anyone wants to see.
    batmanroof batmanroof 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 27

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    Drawing gives you a sense of peace and to let your ideas flow fourth, by just using a pencil, paint, charcoal, etc. At first, drawing can be intimidating. I have had people ask me...
    DisguisedArtist DisguisedArtist 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    any artists here add me please. I love oil pastels. oil paint, drawing and lots more.
    batmanroof batmanroof 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    I've always wanted to be an artist. Except for in the third grade when I wanted to be Britney Spears. I originally wanted to pursue art restoration, but I fell in love with...
    FaeFamous FaeFamous 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    Only Recently... - as a teenager, i really loved art, but kind of got out of it as i got older.  so recently i felt that itch to create again...  and found myself loving...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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    Some of the stuff I drew back in high school, I never thought I was good enough . So I left it completely.
    Norajean1109 Norajean1109 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    in every aspect of the word
    AlieSkies AlieSkies 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Aerosolgraphia artist. In other words spray paint artist. I'm teaching myself. 2nd "season" of doing it. I say season because it's not something you can do in the winter because...
    Anonymousboy777 Anonymousboy777 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A Metaphor.... - I feel like an old dam on a lake. The lake water represents the creative force that dwells within me and all around me. My body is the dam that is holding that...
    Hermey Hermey 36-40, M 5 Responses May 19, 2012

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    Am I Really An Artist Anymore? - Since I've been doing graphic design work for the last three or four years and working much more with computers than with pencil and paper, I...
    gooddave gooddave 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 13, 2011

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    It's in my blood. I paint, draw, sculpt etc.
    grilledcheesegirl grilledcheesegirl 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    This is my job back home in Canada, graffiti murals, tattoo designs and contemporary :) if you'd like to see my work message me :)
    sofka2312 sofka2312 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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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...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 52 Responses Jul 26, 2009

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    What Art Has Done For Me.... I truly love art whether its creating, studying, or teaching. Like most, I started at an early age, but also have stuck with it all my life. I never...
    Rederig Rederig 56-60, M 6 Responses Jan 23

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    And my aunt wants me to illustrate some of her children's books but I don't feel like I'm good enough for that... I'm not good at coloring and I still need a lot of practice, but...
    Naxxaras Naxxaras 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 31

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    I am the artist of this century. There are others like me, but they are few. I know my destiny.
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 23 hrs ago

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