7 important traits for any artistHere's a checklist of 7 important traits to becoming a successful artist. It's not the 'ultimate top 7' but these are the questions I thought of first. Either way they are extremely beneficial questions to ask yourself.7 important traits for any artist by imaginism
1 Do you draw even when you don't feel like it? It's an essential skill to being a successful artist.
2 Do you know what motivates you? The more you know about what makes you tick, the more productive you can become.
3 Do you constantly fight past your comfort zone? It's the best way to evolve quickly.
4 Do you set aside some time at least once a week to work on your own stuff? Keep those creative juices flowing!
5 Are you passionate about the work that you do? Keeping the passion burning will lead you to bigger and better jobs. Everyone wants to work with passionate people.
6 Are you prepared for the opportunities you're waiting for? Prepare for the opportunity now and they will come sooner than you think.
7 Are you nice to others? The most important ingredient to beco
Best of the Rest 5As Traditional Art GM I am sent literally hundreds of Daily Deviation suggestions every week and I can't feature them all! So here is a selection of the best for your pleasureBest of the Rest 5 by Mollinda
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New block feature results in mass abuseRecently the block feature was given an overhaul. Instead of preventing the blocked person from commenting on someone's page, it prevents the blocked person from replying to the blocker on ANY comment over the span of the entire site.New block feature results in mass abuse by staple-salad
While this may be good for cases of extreme harassment by other members, it has major loopholes that allow people to comment on whatever they like of the person who is blocked, knowing full well that the blockee has no way to reply or retaliate.
Of course, someone can block back and hide comments (on their own page) but hiding comments does not extend to a good portion of the site and a person can post as much as they like on a blocked person's page, so long as the other person has not blocked them back.
Many people have been harassed by people abusing the new block feature, on the forums, on their own pages, on the pages of others, etc.
At the very least, a solution would be to make the block feature go both ways (If you have a link the origin
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