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January 27


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So, after a chat i had the other day with a fellow artist and a close friend of mine i came to some amazing conclusions on how to evolve my art...and everybody should consider this. ;)

That guy after seeing my latest work, he made some conclusions...he told me that our emotional characteristics are strongly reflected  in our drawings...he told me that i use strong  contrasts and over saturated colors which is directly attached to the fact that im getting nervous really fast , as a person , and he gave me paradigms of other artists works...

Specifically he told me that i should use more curves in my work and to accomplish that i should "soften" as a character, as a person...

Psychology is a great think if you can translate it...


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Kraschman1111 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
For myself, I'd view his suggestions as perhaps an idea to experiment with and see where it leads you for the interest and variety it offers. But at the same time, if you enjoy doing the stuff you do now, don't give that up based on someone else's analysis.
stoper Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
Can you?... translate it? :)
isikol Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Actually no..but there are certain people who can fell prety close
hiram67 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Certainly the mood, and character affect the work we do. I have personally experienced. I also think it is good to sometimes try to change the way of doing the work, this means that you can accrescese our knowledge, both technical and personal. At the end you can compare the different methods and choose the one that best represents us. I think your work is very beautiful so already, this does not mean that they can be improved. I think this should be the end and not an assessment of your potential customers, otherwise I think you can lose your artistic nature.
jakiblue Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very interesting, what your friend said. I for one, truly love your strong and "oversaturated" colours that you use. I find I'm more attracted to work like that, rather than "soft pastels" type of art. I wonder what psychology says about someone who really enjoys strong colours like that? I'm not sure how far that goes in art tho - I most enjoy doing "dark, twisted", "dark fantasy" type art - but I most certainly am not like that in real life. I don't even dress goth or dark fantasy or anything LOL even tho I like to have my characters dress like that.
Spydraxis01 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Yeah also my mood greatly affects my art...I love your over-saturation and your impactful effects...sadly I am a realist and as such my art has a tendency to reflect that...My philosophy is simple...Since my skill set reflects that I simply embrace it.  I do however have a theatrical flare...which you can see in my images as well.
Odilicious Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, I think you shoul not listen to this " psychologist" and keep being yourself, unless you deeply feel the urge to "soften" as an artist and as a person, my dear J! :hug: M
dragonx81 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes, that psychology is sometimes often affects the inspiration of artists.
aiel777 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
I once had someone tell me that my artwork, both digital and traditional reflects a darkness in my heart.  I considered this for a second mind almost broke me.  I conducted a mental inventory, I am happy, if overly punchy and silly most times.  I am married to my best friend (she completes me, cheesy I know), I have two beautiful daughters that teach me more about being a father than my father ever did.  I am successful in my career, is my art a little dark sometimes?  Yes, most of the time.  I see the world as I see it, that is invaluable in my life, my career.  The person that told me this was and is a dear friend, but not an artist.  My conclusion is to never apologize at how you see the world, there is darkness in it, and beauty and everyone's talent is different, rejoice for that brings us a multitude of colors!!!
AetherDreams Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
Every artist has an interpretation of the worlds they create, and psychology is anything but an exact science. I think we are too complex and too varied and there are too many motivations and thoughts and inspirations to box and bottle and categorize our art based on suppositions about what moves each individual in each instance. Let your art speak, let your inspiration drive you lest you become self conscious over what you do based on another's interpretation, and btw. Your art is amazing. You have your own style, be confident and don't change based on another person's belief or extrinsic motivators that think you should change, only change when you are intrinsically moved to. Just my two cents.
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