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I'm sorry for bother you again, can I ask you about something personal?
What should I do if I want to be good artist?
Is practice good enough?

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What kind of good artist you wanted to be? I will teach you about the middle path then, because taking the extreme paths on each side is not recommended according to my experience. [super-duper skilled artist who lusts for skills nor starving artist who only draw lazy art and do extremely minimal things]


practice as often as your time permits, for regular art [generic drawing/coloring art] there are 4 rooms in the artist's heart, drawing skills, coloring skills/color theory, art composition skills, and imagination, try to practice all of them if possible. 

And do not compare yourself with other people, some people said it is good to compare yourself with others, to improve your skills sky high , if you still have this ego, the more skilled you are, the more unpleasant you will have if you find someone better than you , Do not think that you are better/equal/ or worse than them, This is one of the 10 fetters that should be discarded [If you wish to live peacefully in this messy world], Try to throw away this ego and practice with calm/peaceful mind, always realize that everyone is equal and balanced, someone who is better at drawing maybe bad at doing other tasks. someone who can't draw is better at doing something else, Artist's life is not just about art. 

[unfortunately, I also wish to teach you that lusting/liking for anything that can be seen with your eyes, is also one of the ten fetters, [I'm trying/learning to discard it too], But this maybe a bit too much to say on art website.

and more importantly, dont forget to help others

I have taught you my favorite simplified way of the artist life [middle path], to improve your skills and to maintain your mental condition without becoming crazy, I hope you could be a good artist with calm mind if you follow my instruction. 

I know my reply doesn't sound so nice to some people, I also open for discussion in this journal.

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:icondaifuku-dono:
Daifuku-dono Featured By Owner 13 hours ago  New member Student General Artist
How do you get inspiration for backgrounds?
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Tsubakie Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Professional Digital Artist
Bunny Emoji-88 (Hello) [V5]

.:Estrella fugaz:. .:Estrella fugaz:. .:Estrella fugaz:. .:Estrella fugaz:. I really love you art !!! It's so COOL Chiyo Fangirling Icon .:Estrella fugaz:. .:Estrella fugaz:. .:Estrella fugaz:. .:Estrella fugaz:. 
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Crystalia68 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ooh hello, I saw your post on one of my friends, are you thai? :D i live in thailand :>
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ask-wolf-heart Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  New member Student Traditional Artist
You're amazing!!!:D (Big Grin) 
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Narurinya Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch! :iconrainbowtearplz:
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TYPH05 Featured By Owner Edited Nov 13, 2014
I'd like to see what you could do with an Alice in Wonderland theme artwork. Tons of colors, cheshire cat, mushrooms, go crazy!  Maybe do two, a nice colorful one and a dark semi evil one, or mix the two in one masterpiece. Let me know what you think...
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SilverChaim Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the watch! I have been watching your art for a long time :) Keep up great work!
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Mansiga Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Do you do ArtTrade ? ^w^
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FGDSProject Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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how why even!? I cannot comprehend I am not worthy ; ^ ;
oh gosh thank you sooooooo so so so so so so muuuuuuuuch for adding to your watch list!!!!!
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NasikaSakura Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Student Traditional Artist

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calamityusagi Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
what do you think of your own drawing ?
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emperpep Featured By Owner Edited Nov 9, 2014  Student General Artist
I have never seen this kind of question before, it's like a simple question but surprisingly very difficult to answer :o
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calamityusagi Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
 oou sorry O_o , hmm...by the way ,why do u always draw aWhat did you say?  and Yes Yes Yes Cat [Icon]    too?
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emperpep Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Student General Artist
because bunny and kitty are cute.
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Daemonic-Neko Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
HEllo! I have been going through a slight cretivity block lately so when I saw your amazing art and your o.c.s I kew I wanted to draw them. I was wondering do you have aref page of all three of them just standing facing forward and maybeinfo on their outfitsI
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emperpep Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Are this refs look alright?
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Daemonic-Neko Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yea these are perfect! I get started a link you in it!
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MichibanCupcakes Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for watching me Emperpep! ♥

I always loved your art so I feel really happy and honored that you would take your time and look at my art and watch me too!
It is so greatly appreciated, and you've given me extra inspiration to become even better! :)
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BallaRinas Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Hello, I noticed you answer questions. I hope it's not to much of a bother, but how do you do your light rays effect on watercolor?

Should a begginer start with gouache or watercolor? Is it alright to bend the two?
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emperpep Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Student General Artist
I used airbrush and white gouache, with 2 rulers.

it is up to people's preference to start with gouache or watercolor, I practiced using gouache before using watercolor though, because it feel somewhat easier to use, and it is alright to blend them since they are both water based. 
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BallaRinas Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Thank you very much, I appreciate it :D
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Sephirothxxxx Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Hobbyist
Your art is so adorable :3
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Daifuku-dono Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  New member Student General Artist
Hello, I was just wondering if you wet your watercolor paper before adding the colors and blending them, and how do control the amount of water on your paper? I really like the bleeding technique you used at Tamano's tail... and do you recommend beginners to use masking fluid because I'm debating whether I should  buy it or not.. I really love your artwork and Thank you
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emperpep Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Student General Artist
If I want to make foggy/hazy effect, I will wet the paper [only specific area that I want to paint] and then add paint, then let it flow for itself

:Amount of water on paper, I will add proper amount which is not too wet or the paper will bend, or not too dry or wet in wet technique or blending will not work. you have to experiment with it yourself, It may require many attempts until you get it.

and effect of her tail is called ''backrun'', Just add pure water on damp color and those effects will occur.

and masking fluid depends on your painting style, but I rarely used it these days as I prefer using copic opaque white to paint highlight [ I don't care about those purist extremists :p ] , so it ended up hardened in the bottle.

Dont forget to use cheap old brush to apply masking fluid though, this thing destroyed my best brush on the first experimentation with it. [blame my lack of knowledge]
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Daifuku-dono Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  New member Student General Artist
Thank you for your reply and do you stretch your watercolor paper?If so, How?
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