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"Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me.
All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap.
For the first couple years you make stuff, it's just not that good. It's trying to be good, it has potential, but it's not.
But your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer. And your taste is why your work disappoints you.

A lot of people never get past this phase, they quit.
Most people I know who do interesting, creative work went through years of this.

We know our work doesn't have this special thing that we want it to have. We all go through this.
And if you are just starting out or you are still in this phase, you gotta know its normal and the most important thing you can do is do a lot of work.

Put yourself on a deadline so that every week you will finish one story.

It is only by going through a volume of work that you will close that gap, and your work will be as good as your ambitions. And I took longer to figure out how to do this than anyone I've ever met. It's gonna take awhile. It's normal to take awhile. You've just gotta fight your way through."

- Ira Glass
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A list of few elements that can be considered :

- composition
- anatomy
- mood
- design details
- perspective, lightning, palettes
- satisfaction in the process , efficiency
- ethics, message, core idea
- style, originality

Enjoy considering many of those and get inspired.
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Vaniira Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
Can i please join?
yf19-sama Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
The group is open for noticeable entries.
ThitaniumPrince Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi! I'd like to post a deviation to the folder, could I join? :D
Birdynum-num Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student General Artist
Hi, can I please join?
yf19-sama Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
sure, welcome.
mishihime Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why are join requests closed?
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yf19-sama Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
It was setup "off"..
xenocracy Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the request on [link] ^^
hoernchen610 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for adding my drawing to the group gallery! I really appreciate it:hug:
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