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Is there a point to drawing anymore May. 26th, 2012 @ 06:20 PM Reply

Is there a point for artist with my style to continue drawing? Im a digital artist and lately I see so much 3D rendered, CG, Pixelmator, stuff that makes me think I should stop drawing and try to learn 3D. What are your thoughts? This has been lingering in the back of my mind for a while.

BTW my art style is like below (not always in AT style) just showing the digital look.

Any insight into this would be very appreciated.

Is there a point to drawing anymore


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Response to Is there a point to drawing anymore May. 26th, 2012 @ 06:34 PM Reply

At 5/26/12 06:20 PM, Nonn3rs wrote: Is there a point for artist with my style to continue drawing?

Ehhhh, basically a 3D program is just a tool. Once you get to actually learning it, you'll get the grasp. It's more important that you get an individual style down first. Using 3D programs won't automatically make them look cooler, usually it's the opposite.
3D is basically nothing more than a character drawn in front, profile and 3/4th view traced all in one. Keep developing a style and you'll get around to thureedee designs eventually.


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Response to Is there a point to drawing anymore May. 27th, 2012 @ 01:59 AM Reply

People didn't stop painting just because others were making sculptures.

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Response to Is there a point to drawing anymore May. 27th, 2012 @ 04:38 AM Reply

At 5/26/12 06:20 PM, Nonn3rs wrote: Is there a point for artist with my style to continue drawing?

yes

Any insight into this would be very appreciated.

I'd say you need to figure out why you draw. If you answer that question you can figure out if that is more easily acheived through 3d modeling.


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Response to Is there a point to drawing anymore May. 27th, 2012 @ 08:18 AM Reply

At 5/26/12 06:20 PM, Nonn3rs wrote: Is there a point for artist with my style to continue drawing? Im a digital artist and lately I see so much 3D rendered, CG, Pixelmator, stuff that makes me think I should stop drawing and try to learn 3D. What are your thoughts? This has been lingering in the back of my mind for a while.

BTW my art style is like below (not always in AT style) just showing the digital look.

Any insight into this would be very appreciated.

Art can be from very simple to a very precious thing. Its emotional, political, scientific and beautiful. It can be offensive it can be racist, sexist and controversial.
Not only that but to an extent it can even be pornography.

Art to me is expression of the soul and mind. When i draw my own pieces i want to be able to tell you what i view is important or how i feel. Or maybe how someone else feels, maybe i want somebody to see something that is wrong with the world. This is why i draw. This is why i will most likely always draw. Whether i get paid or not.

Now i do have a perfectionist side of me who wants things to be professional and aesthetically pleasing, but i do not sacrifice my own views and integrity for it. In the end an artistic style isnt the tools of the trade. Its the artist, no matter what you do or what you learn you dont change your style. Your style stays with you to the end. Actually, simply not exploring different mediums and tools in art can cripple an artist and restrict you from further potential. What if you go into 3d modeling and find out you love it? What if you dont like it but like techniques and such learned from it? These are things you can apply to your everyday art these are tools that help you showcase your style in a more pleasing way.

The only accomidation i am making in art is i want to sell mine one day as a hobby. So i am learning realism because thats what people want in the art market. But as i explored realism i find many things i love about and am adapting my style accordingly.