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Pokemon: Volcarona by eirlude
Pokemon: Volcarona
Hi! Haven't posted in a while. I've still been drawing, just practicing on the sidelines.
I was going to do this for the Draw This Again meme but idk if it counts since the compositions are so different. (I don't even know where the old one is, can't find it anywhere :c )

Anyway, I just love this big fiery moth *v*
Check it out on my tumblr:…

Volcarona from Pokemon, done in Photoshop w/ 50 layers
Impulsive writing. I don't even know why I'm on deviantART.

I'm sick of people, usually non-artists, who scold me for "lying" when I point out the imperfections in my own art because they can't see them themselves.

I do have a self-deprecating attitude, but I try not to let that show in a professional setting. I do however point out (maybe not publicly) flaws I see in my own work when people ask me what I think about it because really... that's what the question is, isn't it?

but maybe it should occur to you that anytime an artist comments something negative they're not automatically 1) fishing for compliments 2) lying to make themselves seem modest 3) just pointing untruths out for the heck of it. Maybe not all critique is detrimental. I know if I adopted a "wow my work is perfect" attitude I would stop improving.

I'm not talking about people who go "you might not like it but I like it." I'm talking about those who flat-out accuse me of "lying." Because anything short of sugarcoating my own work and I get flak - by that I mean people saying "If you think this isn't good, you're setting abnormally high standards for new artists and just discouraging them. Stop lying about your own work" No in fact, not everything is about you and what YOU think. 
  • Mood: Irritated
  • Watching: does this mean I'm drawing again? I'm drawing agai


United States
My accounts: Art blog |

'ello, I'm Louisa (o v o)/ Glad you've made your way to my page!
I like to draw. I also have a habit of falling asleep under inappropriate circumstances.

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AkumaRyoshi Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool artwork :D
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WindsCaller Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
Thank-you so much for the llama!
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jangiyodha Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
love your avatar lol :D preety cute :D
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MizzMAB Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama!
Much obliged.
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Bonds-webComic Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Cain and Abel : Thanks for the Llama!
Abel : If you have the time you can drop an eye over our comic if you haven't already *smiles wide*
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OctoKay Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Your icon XDD ♥
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kuddlekinss Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
* Q * That gallery tho
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buneep Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013
Your gallery is amazing! * A *
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Bridget3678 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
love ur gallery
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tagoston16 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013   Digital Artist
Beautifull gallery. I like your style. :)
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