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check out this video first:

now that you're done laughing,
so I've been thinking about a journal that Dagneo made recently about digital art being fake
it's not
and it makes me really angry when people think it is

digital art and traditional art are no different- they're two halves of the same whole. they're different media, a tablet and a brush are no different that pencil and paint. they're just different tools to create with. there is no secret button that makes everything perfect for you, there is no magical computer brain that makes everything perfect for you. everything you make is a product of you. I've seen some digital drawings that I swear to god is a photograph of oil on canvas, and I've seen some paintings that are so crisp and clean that it's impossible for it to not be a vector.

every artist deserves appreciation regardless of the tools they use to create their masterpieces. don't diminish them because you don't agree with their tools. a frycook isn't any less of a chef, and a high school math teacher isn't necessarily any less a genius mathematician, but you wouldn't tell them their expertise is fake. 

luckily I haven't had to deal with this sort of criticism since I was in high school where the other kids in art class thought they were better than me and the kids in digital art class only took it because there wasn't any real work to do. but I put my heart out to those who do get this kind of flack, whether it be hobbyists or professionals, because I know it hurts when someone tries to take away something's validation. stay strong. <3

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bloodrosered Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thanx 4 llama
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bloodrosered Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
hello, still doing comish requests? I really liked ur Once-ler art. 
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Otagen Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014
Hi! We use to talk a lot. I don't know if you remember me, formerly otagenxsama, but I just wanted to say hi.
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narwhaI Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
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KristianVasquez Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!
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Ninjacat234 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Have a Happy Happy Birthday!!
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joeyh3 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday Shelby!
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MH11387sly Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
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Rex42 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thx for the llama :)
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JamieMDavies Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Am I correct in thinking you are looking for another tablet?
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