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I Have An Art Degree

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F Apr 9

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    One of the things that I'm passionate about is cooking. Three years ago, I graduated culinary school and I'm still trying to find my place wherever it may be. I want to own a...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Bachelor's in English & Literature and Bachelor's in Writing. Working in the mortgage department of a major bank. I'm a DRONE for god's sake. FML
    meghanmonroe meghanmonroe 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    At least you are smart ..... I have 4 degrees. 2 bachelor degrees and 2 masters.
    boadiccearose boadiccearose 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I wish I can rewind to my Freshman year in high school, so I would of taken school more seriously and maybe now in my life would have a degree and a career. But life does not work...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Napa Anti-Renovation Specter By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective HPI (Hegelianism Paranormal Intelligence) International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'm 31 years old and have been battling back problems for the last 15 years. It used to come on just once in awhile, a little pain in the lower back, some tingling down my right...
    jeneral3015 jeneral3015 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    Hi! I am a registered nurse with cerebral palsy and I was reading through many of these stories and I just wanted to 1. Share my own story 2. offer some advice for seeking pain...
    bandgeektc bandgeektc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I fear I've ruined my sister. I have the typical psychological build of someone who's younger sister has autism. (I fear my growing up with my sister, only a year younger than me...
    IsntHeSweet IsntHeSweet 18-21, M Mar 20

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    Nothing in my life is fun anymore. I used to be such a bright kid, wanted to be so many things. Art was my greatest passion before this condition took over. Now the most exciting...
    RoyalPhase RoyalPhase 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    It broke my heart to realize this. But I got to college. I'm in the "Honors Dorms", in fact. And I'm realizing how little you have to do to get by with being considered "honorable...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I've wasted my hole life, doing things I don't like. Since first grade I liked singing and wanted to play on piano or other instruments. But I never told anyone, even my mother...
    Anngela Anngela 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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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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    There are so many careers that I don't believe you don't need a college degree for, honestly.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I like, love, arts, in the general sense of it. Anything creative, through paintings, movies, tv series, MUSIC, science. I like, creative minds. Something that shows, who one is...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F Apr 10

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    Actually I'm not yet but am getting my second dan (degree) in about 4 weeks: so exited!!!!
    taekwondogirl taekwondogirl 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I got my first job as an artist's model as a 19 year old and it was all about the money. Soon I found out how much I loved being a model. I am comfortable nude, but also really...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I had modeling jobs the past three nights. I usually don't do that to myself, but decided to to for it. One day at a community art center, one with a professional artist and...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 11 hrs ago

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    Where to begin. All I can say is although I have moved out of my fathers toxic home, I am still very nervous as I write this. I can literally feel the anxiety building up. Ok...
    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I have 11 tattoos. Over half a sleeve on my right arm and 3 tattoo pieces on my legs, hoping to get more over the next year and finish my sleeve. I love every single one of my...
    MellyPoppins MellyPoppins 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I want to start a group of friends here that share ideas and and help inspire each other with art. That would be amazing to bounce ideas around other passionate artist. Anyone...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 7 Responses Mar 28

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    I painted a really atmospheric watercolour landscape. Green hill, trees, and a large expanse of cloudy sky on a rainy day in Ireland. It's been too long since I did this. I teach...
    emptynow emptynow 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am starting to work on my masters degree. I may have forgotten how hard school is so I signed up for more classes wish me luck.
    shakeydays shakeydays 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Nothing replaces art, no matter what is going to be made or created, the art itself is beautiful. By looking or listening to something that has been created out of ones feelings...
    The8ob The8ob 22-25, M Apr 5

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    I am a figure model, too. I have posed at colleges, community art centers, open studio sessions and for professional artists, alone and with their students. One of the things I...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    From having and raising four kids, marriage, home ownership, and working part-time after twenty years of attending college off and on, I received my Bachelor"s degree. That was 15...
    canelabunz canelabunz 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    So, I've just fought with my parents once again. It always ends with my mother telling me that I should be grateful that they take care and pay my expenses and that they deserve to...
    TretmanTJ TretmanTJ 16-17, M Apr 8

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Been doing martial arts for 20 years. Won't stop until I'm dead. I just love ancient martial art weapons. I know it's not realistic in the real world. Walking down the street...
    strangerguy78 strangerguy78 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I'm 16 years old and found out I had scoliosis when I was 13 years old. My curves are 62 degrees and 51 degrees. I suffer with serious back pain and aching in my ribs and hips. My...
    Cupcakemay Cupcakemay 16-17 1 Response Apr 10

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    I believe everything happens for a reason and that you meet everyone that you meet for a reason. Most of my friends have been girls, but I've had one really good guy friend and...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I paint, I have been painting for more than forty years. I have sold a few over the years and will probably never be an 'important' artist, but I keep trying. I think I have some...
    usedchild usedchild 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My view on art is, true art is eternal. Art should be left for others to view for eternity. Just like my puppet body. Don't worry, I'm just using this girl's body for a while. An...
    Spirittamer Spirittamer 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am an artist's model so I have been drawn, painted and sculpted by fine artists. This topic brought to mind how often us models are the subject of amateur art. When I work with...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Emotional attachment with men. The obvious notion may be that I had no such thing with my father, whom I met at six years of age. I cannot say for certain why I struggle to accept...
    merrygentry merrygentry 26-30, F 16 hrs ago

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    All I want to do in life is help people. Help people that need a friend or who are having difficulties that they can't handle alone. Been there and done that. So I'm kind of...
    MaddieMoo14 MaddieMoo14 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Hi everyone, I need help/advice. To all artist out there who are interested in animation i really need help. The thing is, i live in Spain and if you want to study animation, you...
    itsbubulu itsbubulu 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I pose at colleges, art centers, professional artists and their students, and from time to time, for friends who know I model and ask me about it. I am an artist and have...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M Apr 5

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    I have this awesome homeless friend in San Francisco. His art is amazing...kinda dark, but greatly detailed, and he always has something interesting to say about the government...
    ashalew ashalew 22-25, F Apr 8

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    I'm making a list of "Things I’m proud of about myself." Thus far, there is only one item on the list (the inspiration for the list in itself). It may not seem like much to you...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I used to do conceptual art at school. I miss doing sooo much but there isn't a social circle or space to do that at my area. My favorite styles are performance art and...
    smittenpoise smittenpoise 22-25, F Mar 19

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    Pose For Me, Sexy - The detail that these artists put in their work, its amazing. But unfortunately unlike tattoos, these living and breathing masterpieces are only temporary. I...
    BluSpade1 BluSpade1 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I love the arts and all kinds (film, photography, painting, music,dance etc). I want to be with someone who can appreciate the arts and be a deep thinker. Someone who can find...
    SloanAvery SloanAvery 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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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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    Art is my escape. It's a great emotional outlet. When I pick up a pencil, pen, paintbrush, or whatever, I forget about all my problems. It's just me and my art. And I gotta say, I...
    Fallensparrow Fallensparrow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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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've been an artist-creative before I could even say the words. My first toy was a crayon. :) I love all mediums and techniques. My goal is to learn as many different art forms as...
    DelicateLion29 DelicateLion29 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...