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I Love Art and Music

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    A fascinating peek into a unique mind.

    I don't think any of us perceives the world around us the same as the next guy, but you usually don't know it. Art and music are delightful ways of getting a glimpse of what the world is like for them. That's how it seems to me anyway.
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Jan 29

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    I Make Love When I Make Art

    Every time I make a piece I fall in love.. The potential that this can be my next masterpiece, that this piece can bring me out of my drudgery, the fate I think I own. So I continue to draw and I continue to fall in love. I make love, caressing the canvas with my brush, like...
    Themsen Themsen 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2010

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    I live for them! If I didn't have talents i'd

    kill myself long time ago.I'm a selftaught/aspiring artist/musician. I still have a long way to go in art, but music is pretty much the thing I do the best.I play violin, guitar, piano and I sing.But today I decided to show you some of my test drawings (sketches).Here ya go...
    nerokdrah nerokdrah 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    My New Favorite Song

     My new favorite song is written and recorded by a friend of mine. It's a reminder to live from our dreams and not our fears.  http://bit.ly/5OiAKS I find it inspiring.  
    celebriticat celebriticat 51-55, F Dec 3, 2009

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    I spent today at a lovely gallery in Kendal,

    Cumbria it was an afternoon well spent. Pictures do something for me and in my lunch hour whilst living and working in London I could be found wondering the halls of the national gallery. I have always been a fan of all music...but I do love the Ballet and Opera. When I lived...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M Nov 6, 2014

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    I Need Ep Help.

    I do alot of artwork in my school and am always recognized for what i work at. My last theme was "scream." I did a series of paintings using tempra cakes. white on black. and acrylic. all with a similar image of a young girl screaming. In fact.. there was one i did...
    Xparamourx91 Xparamourx91 16-17, F Dec 14, 2007

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    Love It, Always Have...

    For all the unfortunate experiences my mother managed to bestow upon me, there were at least a few things I enjoyed. She sang everyday and encouraged her childeren to as well.  And after she had her first child she decided to take up drawing her beloved childrens faces...
    Elf Elf 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2007

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    Art and Music Are Much Like Love...

    Art and music are about the only things that fill the void in my life.  They take some of the space left by a disfunctional relationship... a failed partnership.  Art and music are like love... emotionally intense... a bit unpredictable... creative... passionate...
    dancin dancin 46-50, M Jan 15, 2009

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    My mother traveled extensively while we were growing up. My siblings and I were raised by her side of the family. I knew she would come back bearing gifts, she always did, mostly...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 2 Responses 26 mins ago

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    it might not look completley done...bit did it as a test ....as i dont like cluttering up the canvas...the canvas does not need to be covered completely....their are no rules in...
    drawingwithapassion drawingwithapassion 22-25, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    i love art....i love painting.....but i hate copying from photos..always did......always will.....i like doing abstract mix of colours from my mind.....i prefer using water colours...
    drawingwithapassion drawingwithapassion 22-25, M 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Music for a summer's day
    DaCawfeeMonsta DaCawfeeMonsta 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've found that listening to really upbeat music, like pop, and stuff, makes my anxiety worse, and I always used to listen to it when I felt an anxiety attack coming along, and it...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Anyone got any playlists/artists/songs they'd like to suggest? Country music is my escape from life at the moment. :) Always loved it but now it's shown to be my most favourite...
    Daniellevn Daniellevn 18-21, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hate to tell you but that ain't country music most of you listen to. I can paint a turd gold but that doesn't make it a gold.
    iSceneGirl iSceneGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I drew this for an art project when I was a freshman, I thought it looked pretty good but I still got a B.
    kaylynx kaylynx 16-17, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've really been into Indie Music lately. When I need to relax I just put on some Indie music and it seems to make everything better. When I'm doing something tedious and dull...
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Eighties music reminds me of the better part of my childhood. Sometimes I think that I should have been born in an earlier decade because I just feel better when I listen to it
    rnwytrain85 rnwytrain85 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    My family hails from the Samoan islands. We're Polynesian. And like most islanders, we love reggae music. There's something about that music that brings a huge smile to my face...
    MyEpochStory MyEpochStory 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    "True Art is an Explosion" - Deidara
    Pain24 Pain24 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    The first friend I add here is an art major. She is a very nice girl and I find my stay here in experience project very great. So many good people here. I also love art and I...
    serial009 serial009 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    one of my favorite songs from them: under a violet moon it sound so midevil like ur in an ancient hall. their music is just.... beautiful.
    BabyAngel9618 BabyAngel9618 18-21, F Jun 24

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    I just started listening to rock music and I love it just because I'm black doesn't mean I can't listen to rock music if you wanna know what my favorite music is look below: jimi...
    sugardoodoo sugardoodoo 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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    It helps me relax. It puts my mind on the Lord unlike most other music these days that does the complete opposite!
    leighannmason leighannmason 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Listening to "Into the Great Wide Open" this morning...one of my favorite albums. I've never been able to explain why but something about Tom Petty's music has always calmed my...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I love Christian Hip-Hop, they speak out to me clearly than other normal Christian music.
    RamonSantiago RamonSantiago 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I dated an artist briefly. He was the best lover and most passionate man I've ever known. He has many female admires.... Very cool!
    Aimee3 Aimee3 26-30, F Jun 22

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    Art doesn't care what you look like, where you come from, rich or poor, homeless or not. Art is about expressing who you are, your message, through your eyes and words. I may not...
    VIISevin VIISevin 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 21

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    when ever I am down I turn on music and I am all better its as if I feel it in my soul.
    reginacali12 reginacali12 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Well, for me its Christian rock music, they speak to me more then normal christian music.
    elijahx elijahx 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I just hate it when people at school blast really loud rap, screamo or pop :/ it either bored me or makes me wanna walk out. I prefer operas or the classics. Maybe disney, if I'm...
    HermioneRiddle HermioneRiddle 13-15, F Jun 19

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    It's like I am in college again. I have made friends that create! They are musicians, potters, poets, spiritual, they have traveled the world. It fills me up again...and I had been...
    rowenbumble rowenbumble 56-60, F Jun 19

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    So since it's rainy out today, I decided to do some random Op Art.
    RhinestoneEyes63 RhinestoneEyes63 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I love listening to all types of electronic music and even making my own. I love how it catches people in its synthetic beats and edited tones. I love how I actually feel something...
    That1KidNo1Notices That1KidNo1Notices 13-15, F Jun 18

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    The Woodentops- Good thingI can post "feel good" music too :)Ah, 1986...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    "He said I love you till I die,..." What's your favorite sad country music? mine is He Stopped Loving Her Today by George Jones. it just sad..
    TheLinebacker911 TheLinebacker911 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 17

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    I love to see pictures of the body art at Key West's festival , at Halloween, I think. Totally naked people painted with beautifully artistic designs. The painted-on shorts for...
    ffurter66 ffurter66 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Note to self: Listening to classical music will calm your nerves; however, listening too long will put you to sleep at your desk...
    txbtrfly txbtrfly 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 17

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    I love country music don't get me wrong but sometimes I am just not in the mood for it , I guess I have to be in a certain mood sometimes to be able to listen to nothing but...
    dezi1124 dezi1124 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    Satin Wall- Dans les profondeursIt was 1981. Nobody talk of "gothic" then. They called it cold wave. There were many good bands in French and Belgium doing this kind of music in...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    My favorite era of music artists that were mainstream, I can't even count! Depeche mode, new order, David Bowie, Cyndi lauper, Martika toy soldiers, Belinda Carlisle, Genesis...
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 16

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    Heads down volume up to 11, forget all the worries and stresses of every day life and loose yourself in the music, who cares what it's about or who's got a new hair cut. Just get...
    Wambound Wambound 18-21, M Jun 16