A special journal today because this week (that has just begone) already has me on an edge again. The issue here is what is art and who is an artist. The triggers where people telling others they are not, and people bringing themselves down over their own art. Both equally bad and destructive and absolutely counter productive.
Where the first are no artists themselves, because you cant create art without hart, the latter victimize themselves. So let me clear this up for you all. Once and for all, so there is no question left and you will be able to quickly link and inform people who fail themselves or others. The question being:
What is art?
Well first and most important. Don' t compare yourself to anyone else on DA. That's a psycho trap. Then some helpful thoughts on the subject:
1. Admiration of the work of another has nothing to do with your own work.
2. All work is individual and can only be judged upon the persons ability.
3. Art comes from the hart, a