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I'm fully aware that there's a less than 50% chance that anyone (unless they're following my page on here) will read this and/or care. However I will still post this and explain the reasons why I've begun giving up with art or at least posting it.

For my GCSE results I received an E grade for my course in Art. This is one of the main reasons why I've started questioning whether or not there's a point in me drawing. I know that I'm being a little dramatic but it was a bit of a kick in the private parts when I saw this grade. A D grade wouldn't have had the same effect but an E just hurt. I understand that I'm not the best artist and I know I've not exactly practiced but that's mostly been due to busyness with coursework in sixth form/college - another reason for my questioning. Although recently I've drawn a couple of drawings (which I may post after this journal entry) I feel that I'm not really committing to drawing. I see wonderful pieces of artwork on here and other sites and I've aspired to reach a point where I too can draw/paint as well as those artists. But I've no motivation any more. Even back in GCSE I wasn't entirely sure if there was a point. Plus I'm a perfectionist which doesn't exactly help the situation. Urgh, I just don't know what to do and I've still yet to develop my own style which is frustrating.

My plan for this summer is to attempt to discover my own style and practice drawing more. If by the end of it I'm not completely happy with my stuff I'll decide what to do then. At this point I'm rambling (I think that's the correct word) so I'll finish off here. The point I was trying to say was that I'm confused about what to do about art and whether there's a point in committing more to it and carrying on.

Signing off,



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Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
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Hey, I'm a crazy, internet obsessed teen, I love to draw as well as see other people's work. I doubt I will post often but I hope to do so soon. I'm beginning to get into painting more however I'm not that confident and my work isn't as brilliant as most people's. I hope that anyone who views my deviations and profile will enjoy what I have managed to produce. I am not a professional so keep that in mind ;)

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VZdrawART Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thx for the favs!!

Cool icon!
BaneEden Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Student General Artist
I love your icon :)
atomickiera Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha thankyou :)
BaneEden Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Student General Artist
No problem :)
Pi-Nyako Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013
Thank you for the fav! :3
atomickiera Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Thanks!! >v<
christinegutierrez Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Student Artist
thanks for :+devwatch:
atomickiera Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cooler1985 Featured By Owner May 18, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch ! :)
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