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Still life by mortalitas Still life by mortalitas
From the mind studio.

As of late i have inadvertently been making art to seek the approval of others. This has damaged not only the quality of my work, but my confidence. Of course to have a career in any art form, you will most likely be making art that other people want to see, otherwise you wont get paid. so i want to revel in my opportunity to make what i want to see, because this is why i started to make art.
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This is a bad path to go down, I can relate, this is an awesome piece.
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:iconrondomness:
Art is art. It is a form of expression and emotion. Don't make art just for others-It will spoil your own image of your works. Create the art for yourself, and do so forevermore. If you yourself don't seem to like it, I don't want to look at it. Personally, I believe you should think of each stroke as a masterpiece, then I'd want to admire it all the more. As it is, I faved this piece because it is so incredibly fascinating. Then I read your own artist's comments, and I frowned. Please love what you do for yourself, because I know that thousands others like me are waiting eagerly for your next piece, and to enjoy it we want you to enjoy it yourself.
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l1nk32167 Jun 17, 2009  Hobbyist
this one looks really nice although I'm not sure what it really represents. Though when I look at it in the small view, I see a woman looking down-right. hmm... anyhow, beautiful piece.
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:iconnkeo:
had the same problem as you are describing above man!
nice piece
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:iconblackshuckinc:
"As of late i have inadvertently been making art to seek the approval of others. This has damaged not only the quality of my work, but my confidence. Of course to have a career in any art form, you will most likely be making art that other people want to see, otherwise you wont get paid. so i want to revel in my opportunity to make what i want to see, because this is why i started to make art. "

This is not true, art should be created purely for oneself. If others find it appealing, excellent, you've connected with them through your work. Your individuality and unique skill is something that people in the underground art communities will adore and cherish. Keep up the incredible work, Please.

- James
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Cryztalnet Aug 25, 2006   Digital Artist
Very nice :) Added to favs ;)
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janvanlysebettens Apr 10, 2006  Professional Interface Designer
oi. I really love this.
Very slick.. very classy.
The textures and grain look fucking great.
And yet it seems rather clean.

great work mate.
+fav
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:iconneedtobleed:
great... how do you made it?
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Ternstyles Feb 24, 2006   Photographer
woh. so intricate and detailed. i like this a lot.
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csick02 Feb 9, 2006  Student Digital Artist
beautiful! :+fav:
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