“When I first got into the furry fandom I promised mysef I’d NEVER draw porn.
Then I met a guy that I loved and I decided to trust him enough to break that rule.
He told me we’d be friends forever then he broke my heart. I’m over that! But.
I HATE myself because I did something I swore I’d never do. Not only that, but, this is undeniably the BEST THING I HAVE EVER DRAWN”
Shadingwise and anatomywise.
I never uploaded this image anywhere and I deleted everything I had related to it (Except for this) and threw away the original sketches but it still fucking eats at me.
Image is (c) me
submitted by -Anonymous
Well, don’t feel bad for drawing porn! Never feel bad about your art for reasons like this - especially if you feel you did so well! When it comes to art, different things will make you step out of your comfort zone. Stepping out of your comfort zone is good, because you find that you’re good at different things… like porn!
Best of wishes for the healing process of heartbreak and in your art. c:
Background - http://semelis.deviantart.com/
Submitted by - Anonymous
Honestly, in art, your best friends are your worst critics.
submitted by -riningear
Yo, guys, I submitted this and realized my mistake after hitting the “submit” button and then later asked them via askbox to correct “yuumei” to “yunomi,” who was a Japanese artist accused of plagiarism about two years ago. (I actually know yuumei had some artwork stolen from her, so she had a reverse situation.) I’m trying to get in touch with the admins right now to get this removed/corrected, but it’s near impossible to do so.
Art by tompreston
Submitted by -Anonymous
For the longest time he’s just basically ignored constructive criticism. Which, frankly, he needs. :U
Dunno how he is now but his reputation is tarnished because of it.
YOU’RE MISSING THE POINT
REFERENCES ARE TO TEACH YOU HOW THINGS WORK
STYLE IS HOW YOU DRAW THINGS
YOU CAN DRAW FROM ONE REFERENCE IN A MILLION DIFFERENT STYLES
You guys. Stylization and Realism are two side of the same coin. They are not mutually exclusive. You can’t properly do one without knowing the other. Don’t deny yourself and entire facet of art history because it’s “not your thing”. The more the DA / Tumblr community differentiate themselves from “traditional” or “historical” art the less anyone will take them seriously. Drawings are drawings. Art is art. Get over it.
Anime stuff is fine but Crack open a Raphael book once in a while. SHEESH.
I’ve seen this weird dichotomy in the “internet art” community a lot. No one has to make anything photo realistic or super stylized. It is what it is. But when you refuse to learn another technique you are only hurting yourself, and when it becomes accepted and encouraged to be like “well that’s my style” then it hurts your community and the medium as a whole.
submitted by -comikel
See: modern art.
A lot of paintings I see are artists who just don’t know what they’re doing. That’s not all of them, per se, and it’s easy to tell the difference.
submitted by -kawajen
Yeah, for all the weebs and such, there’s also an amazing art community that shouldn’t be shot down.