TO YOU ASPIRING ARTISTS...FROM JOE MADUREIRAHere's some of the most amazing and invaluable advice you'll most-likely ever get from one of my good colleagues and legends in comics/gaming, creator JOE MADUREIRA. It's what i've been preaching to you aspiring artists since i arrived on DA, but i think his POV says it perfectly:TO YOU ASPIRING ARTISTS...FROM JOE MADUREIRA by LeSeanThomas
*WARNING: SOME MATURE LANGUAGE*
"DO YOU REALLY WANT TO BE A SUCCESSFUL ARTIST?
Or a successful WORKING PROFESSIONAL?
Believe it or not there is a difference. I'm not usually a soapbox type guy, I don't like instructing people, and I think I'm a terrible teacher. But hey, it's Friday and I'm in a strange mood. So here goes:
I've noticed that a good number of my fans happen to be aspiring artists themselves. This is for all you guys. I get asked constantly: "Where should I go to school?" "What classes should I take?" "What should I study for anatomy?" "What pencils and paper do you use?" "Should I be working digitally now instead of traditionally?" "How do I fix my poses? Learn composition? Perspective?" "When
ADVANCED STYLEI saw this on Netflix yesterday and blewww my mind away. Just by watching it i was becoming a better person not as a man, beause im still a douche, i mean as an artist, makes me saw things in a different perspective. Made me question about my work, does people like my stuff because girls are young and smooth? Or because of the outfits? What i mean you can dress a young girl in horse poop and she will still look gorgeous, so when you are young clothing doesnt have a mayor impact.
But after watching this old sexy ladies, i was like damnnnnn they dress better than me and most of my friends. Sometimes you dont even want to look at the mirror to get dressed, saying like welll i dont look younger so it doesnt matter.
But man i was watching outfit after outfit, and somehow i felt my visual library was getting better and better just by watching the video. They remind me of my grandma, she used to dress like them, always with her red lips with vivid colors, watching this girls made me smile. Iv