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For My many Detractors...

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 10:16 AM
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"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion."

-Sir Francis Bacon


Art is all about perception. I don't expect everyone to like what I draw.  It's all up to them, not me. I'm happy with what I draw, if you don't like it, fine. You're not going to stop me from loving my craft.

Because I draw what I draw People assume a lot of negative things about me.

So Be it.

"My art makes me happy."

G. Wilson/Neme303 1-16-2013

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:icondarbybellisle:
I didn't think that many people were being haters. You draw well. If think your haters are actually jealous.
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:icondarquewanderer:
If your art makes you happy, then by all means continue.

Remember the old joke about opinions and a-holes. Seems to apply to the detractors.

Or as the saying goes, "Haters are going to hate". Don't give in.
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:iconbarkis1:
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."
- Dr Seuss
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:icontaciturnjester:
TaciturnJester Jan 16, 2013   General Artist
Well said.
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:iconamana07:
Amana07 Jan 16, 2013  Professional Photographer
Seen a lot of art on DA that makes me cringe. Personally, I think your "detractors" as you kindly name them, need to go somewhere else. Your artwork is unusual and strange, however, it has an air of interesting appeal. Do what makes you happy. I thoroughly enjoy watching your streams, seeing you start with a blank nothing, and end with a worthy piece of artwork.
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:iconozwick:
ozwick Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Your detractors hardly seem worthy of comment. Pay attention to your fans (and the silent group that at least accept what you do) and all will be well.
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:icondracoryan:
I've followed your artwork, made tributes, and I agree with you.
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:iconsirsomething:
Wow. Well said, my man.

You go, dude. :)
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:iconanotalenthack:
Seriously, you have detractors?

Some people really DO just want to complain about anything.

Art is Art; it's supposed to turn a few heads and raise a few eyebrows. It never fails to appall me how quickly some people will call for censorship. (Or how loudly)

I can understand how certain exaggerated features you use in your pieces can be a bit off-putting to some. I myself can get a little creeped out sometimes by your use of such gigantic, cushiony, unrealistic, imposing, and voluptuously swollen lips and hair. But even when I'm the most weirded out, I still have a great deal of respect for the skill and beauty you put into all your work.

It's YOUR art. You have the right (Hell, the responsibility) to create whatever your imagination can throw at you.
The important thing is that you have the confidence to continue your work in the face of those who would detract from you.

I'm confident that as long as you have that strong a backbone, you will always be able to crate beauty.

So rock on.
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Strangerataru Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
People are just stupid, just ignore them and like what you like.
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