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On Artistic Development and Ugly Cupids [Jul. 16th, 2010|10:55 am]
Darwin Carmichael is Going To Hell: The Blog


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((Cross-posted from estrangingsea.livejournal.com))


I try to avoid delving too much into my artistic process on public forums because I feel like those sorts of things are only useful and interesting from people who know what they're doing, but in terms of my experience as a developing artist the above kind of covers it.  Minus the stress-tears and hair-pulling.  The gap between where my art is and where I want it to be is so vast that any development is just a momentary reprieve from the inner pressure.  I wonder if it's like that for other artists out there.  Guys?

For some reason I still drew myself with glasses even though I got LASIK two weeks ago and no longer wear them.  I think drawing myself with eyes would be weird.

I will conclude this post with some drawings of a deranged cupid. I really enjoyed playing around with his squishy face:


[User Picture]From: mr_mediocre
2010-08-17 05:25 pm (UTC)
That's no ordinary ugly Cupid, that's a Kricfalusi cupid!

(One of the folks from io9 who read the entire DCisgoingtohell archive and now has the page bookmarked.)
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[User Picture]From: estrangingsea
2010-08-23 06:24 am (UTC)
I LOVE Ren & Stimpy. I even read the comic when I was a kid. I will consider that comparison a major WIN.
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