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Goal? by Mikeinel Goal? by Mikeinel
"Drawing is not always fun and games! Although it's fun most of the time! But it's not so beautiful and majestic as it used to be." -Takumy

"I believe that this piece represents all of us who are Artists. We are forever children in the eyes of society; dreamers of high expectations relying on the accomplishment of our goals and ourselves. We are invincible and young in that regard while our bodies grow old, weary and scarred from life and its pitfalls. While our bodies break down from the responsibilities of reality, our soul and minds remain in the stresses of our childhood, always looking for imagination and adventure. That is what makes us special for we never let go of our child-like selves and dare to dream." -MuEnLi

"As a child, we want nothing more than to grow older and become amazing adults. No one tells us about the trials and tribulations life brings. However, in presenting ourselves to the youthful and innocent, we paint a pretty picture to maintain their innocence." -waywardgal

"The world is much easier in youth but will become a challenge as one gets older...." -animechickfreak

"No matter how much hardships the adult artist goes through, she still keeps on going, because it's what she enjoys." -X12-1992
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OPStrawhat Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In order for one to achieve, one must suffer.
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Irismightlikepink Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Life is difficult, but at least artists allow us to go to a different, happier world for a moment so that we will not break down.
Wait, is this why I'm so carefree despite the world's crapshoot? OuO
Anyway I like it how this artwork, even just in one glance, is so symbolic!
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GEDEONGEDZA Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Life sucks. Its up to artists to make it shinier.
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Jonup Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
i feed it in my heart  
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baku-art Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014   Digital Artist
rigth un my heart COMMISSION - Poutypouty 
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ansbananns Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
lovely <3
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ProjectBean000 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow... that's deep.......................I don't want to get older now TT^TT
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Korosuki Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
So true how bitter sweet it all is, unfortunately.  You've definitely captured the reality in this piece.
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David-Michaels Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Featured in portuguese blog Coisas da Interwebs. Have a nice day!
www.coisasdainterwebs.com/2014…
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CoconutGallery Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW ! Have you got this draw without the colors ? I really would like to color it !
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FMARocksSoMuch Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
...Damn... this stuff is deep... good work man, really good.
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FuuImvu Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this and your reason for drawing it. ^^
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Turtlechap Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love this so much! :D
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leono9000 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I really like this piece because it makes me look back to when i started to draw as a kid, to now and let's me think of my future as an artist

it's really deepEmoji26 
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snwh122 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow
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xXPinkKttysama Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Wow...harsh but so true... (= _ = 
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Blaiharl Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is your best work for me. Even if it's only tricolor.
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k7539518246k Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
Yes,i  even often think,i wonder if  i should go on the road of Art.
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ProjektBakuman Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
This image really hits hard.... The feelings are so unbearably relatable to Artists and Aspiring Artists... There are so many of us that, through the trials and tribulations of life, will give up our passions. But a select few will choose to continue and endure through those trials and keep the passions, until we finally see the fruits of our labors. Sometimes though, we wonder to ourselves, Will the fruits that we've worked ever so hard for, be sweet enough to mask the bitterness of our labors?

Somtimes I think to myself, If I were to make one, and just one big break in my career, would i sell out my creations for money?
Almost all the time I find myself saying Yes. (But, only if its enough so that i dont have to worry so much about the responsibilities of life.)In the shadow of those creations I've whored out to the masses, I'll be working on the things that I want to and that I wholeheartedly believe in, even if they do end up staying in shadow of their more popular bretherin, they will be what i want, and how i want them to be...!

That is My Goal.
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polarityplus Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
and you wouldn't change a thing:)
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ColourJunk Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
Are these characters from a show? Or from something?
This picture is amazing x))
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MeraPyon Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Touches my heart on so many levels.
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MMHinman Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
nice
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ikbikibi Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013
adorable
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kinawashi Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
beautiful....TwT
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Italy-Lover Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Student General Artist
that's deep...............I like it
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BakuchanBaku Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013   Digital Artist
Hide your trials on your back, and put your best face forward to inspire the youth to keep going.
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RainKow Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Doctor's appointment: September 29 :D
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Blast-magnum Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well said. Beautiful drawing.
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ObsydianIce Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
nice

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jasguin Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wao so deep
I love the way you interpreted this. o u o
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ask-DomandCarter Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013
Yep but still smiling♡
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EnzanBlues456 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Very, very inspiring. ^u^ This drawing and the comments above really show how important an artist can feel. We not only draw, or create things for the sake of creating... We try to express ourselves in positive ways, no matter how much hardships life is giving us. OuO
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gr1st Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Student General Artist
beautiful drawing & beautiful meaning
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KyuBernkastel Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013
Wow! I love it, I feel it
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OneCry Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013
Why does the Doctor's Appointment have to be on September 24?

hahaha

I guess what animechickfreak said that "The world is much easier in youth but will become a challenge as one gets older...."

It's actually true.. haha kinda having a hard time on life too..

And what 
Takumy said "Drawing is not always fun and games! Although it's fun most of the time! But it's not so beautiful and majestic as it used to be."

kinda having a hang on what he/she said..

BTW

Birthday's On Sept.24 go to a doctor!!
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SanPichu Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013
It's nice to see how much a child looks up to an adult without knowing how much responsibility the adult really has. It's another portrayal on how innocent one is when they were young. :)
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JustV23 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

That is exactly how i feel right now. I hardly find any time to draw something for myself for quite some time.

Drawing used to be my joy and freedom, but now i can't feel that anymore. i have to draw things for others which is draining all my interest in drawing, because it became a job.

Now it feels like i can't draw anymore. It hurts even trying to draw something for myself, but i still do it even thought i should be drawing things for others right now...


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ColorlessPen Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
it is really beautiful and it has such a powerful meaning. <3
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Marimeri Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Student General Artist
It means so much!Beautiful.
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RawrImaDinoNeko Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
this is amazing. i love the concept and everything. 
a+ for you :D 
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HarleenValmore Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
This is soooo beautiful~ I Love the symbolism in this, I'm am forever a child at heart. <3
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kingfox66 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013
i like your pics
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Ar-Jaey Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013
i can relate to this... </3 

awesome work by the way.. 
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LittleMissJester61 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so true 
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hibrido6 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013
really well done
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fufu93 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Truly amazing x)
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mumakote Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013
Ohhh it's wonderful! I see the most similarities between the second sentence and your drawing. It's very beautiful, and you did a great job at turning words into something visual D: I love it!
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Simopi Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013
Love the perspective!
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WAOLO Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Student
beautiful picture, true words TT-TT
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