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Becoming a Better Digital Artist Pt. I

Hello people,
I've been asked many times about how to draw or paint and where to find tips and tutorials about it.
I, as a self-taught artist, have struggled a lot trying to learn and understand how to draw well and do digital painting. So I decided to put on a series of journals on this topic providing tips and resources, hoping that it can be useful for anyone who is willing to become an artist.
This series focuses mainly on digital art, but most of the principles can be applied to traditional art as well. This is not a training course, so please don't expect me to give you an in-depth look to it. Just take it as a collection of resources.
I have found most of what I've learned on YouTube and the internet, therefore I will provide many links to pages and channels related to what I'm talking about.

Part I: Introduction
Being an artist in digital painting requires a set of basic skills, no matter the style you like or wa
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The common misconception
When giving workshops last weekend, I was confronted with something at least remarkable.
I had a random chat with a girl that apparently knew me from DeviantArt. We a friendly conversation about art such. It wasn't that strange, until she concluded her message with. 
"It's nice talking to you. I always wanted to know what you were like. You know... since you draw so well"
And I was like... "Huh? What?"
Some people see me as a talented writer or artist, others (including myself) raise the bar even higher.
But regardless of what you see as skilled or not, I don't think there's such a thing as 'them' and 'us' in the art world. It's too small of a world. We're too alike. And I think most of us aren't exactly prone to living a celebrity lifestyle anyway. Bitches & bling don't match well with the usually quiet lifestyle an artist prefers.
When I started doing painting, I looked up to many of the lo
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Budding vector artist....


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zombieDreamer Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014   General Artist
Thanks! for the +fav 
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Tnx for watching me ^^
DaipayaanC Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
U ARE WELCOME :D (Big Grin) 
DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for adding The common misconception to your favorites. I'm glad you like my writing :)
DaipayaanC Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Kitteh-Pawz Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:'s :)
DaipayaanC Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
u r welcome... :)
Mearu-Lady Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Student General Artist
hello thank you very much for the pave n, n
MegacraftPRO Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fav :-) (Smile)
DaipayaanC Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Student Digital Artist
you're welcome 
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