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<align = "center"> ConsistencyAs I participate in Inktober for the first time, I find myself reflecting on my own artistic journey since beginning my daily sketches. 
What follows are a few glimpses in time... 
Summer 2014 :
This was only a few days into my sketch-a-day-for-a-year-challenge. I remember kicking myself because I felt I wasn't studying Hiro Mashima's style as much as I should have and was instead deviating into my own thing. For those who didn't know, I had started the sketch a day challenge with the intent of studying a different artist every month. In the end, I only studied two, haha! 
I was really sketchy; almost as if I didn't want to commit to the lines I made. Sketching confidence was something I lacked, and thus my ideas lacked confidence as well. 
Winter 2014 - 2015 :

By this point, drawing every day was easy. They say it takes six weeks to develop a habit, and I felt it. Sometimes I would just automat

<align = "center"> CommunitiesA lot of artists, when talking to them one-on-one, tend to tell me a story that generally goes something like this:
"My name is ______, and I don't have many people who can appreciate my art, give me good feedback, and/or respect the craft in my real life. Finding deviantArt and other communities where art can flourish was something I was attracted to; so here I am."
Art isn't something that is necessarily respected in the modern world. People can like and appreciate it, but in my area, it is very much something brushed off as a "luxurious hobby for those who have money to waste." To be honest, I think these people are actually jealous; art is freeing. It allows for self-expression in ways that normal conversation cannot convey; whether visual or written, art speaks to people. Those who do nothing besides work, those only focused on money, and those who are bogged down by the weight of their responsibility can easily be disi

If someone offered to publish your work on the condition that you had to produce five comic pages every week, would you accept? 

22 deviants said Yes, if I get paid.
5 deviants said No; I don't think I'm good enough.
4 deviants said No; I don't think I could make five pages a week.
3 deviants said Other (Comment Below)
No deviants said Yes, regardless of pay.


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timo-chan Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much for the watch! I'll be sure to improve and not let you down :D
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Mainghardt Featured By Owner Edited Aug 20, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
:happybounce: * Thank you so much 4 the llama &  watch!Huggle! 
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staino Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015   Traditional Artist
Thanks for the Fav :+fav: :thanks:
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GlassLotuses Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so so so much for the watch!! :squee: :squee: :squee:
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NemoraFarraige Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015
Thank you so much for watching me :iconloveloveplz: it really means a lot for me :iconghiraderp:
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