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Unrecognised Artists vol. 2Please this article to help bring more exposure to the featured artists.Unrecognised Artists vol. 2 by drop-asd
This is the second of a series of articles featuring five/six underexposed artists - one photographer, one digital artist, one traditional artist, one craftsman, one writer and a mixed talent (if I find one) all with under 50 000 original pageviews.
Firstly, I've often encountered deviants with one or multiple DDs who have less than 50 000 pageviews. How does that happen? If someone has terrific art, why don't more people visit their page? Well, there are a few explanations for that.
The artist in question is not very active apart from submitting artworks. And to be noticed you need to put yourself out there and give back to the community by means of comments, features, contests, etc.
Another possible reason is: their art isn't made for the mass public. Now this really disturbs me. We as artists need to be as open-minded as
Why Comment in the First Place?Many people ask themselves (sometimes on a daily basis) why they should comment on a piece of work. Whether it's just a deviation that pops up into our message centres or a deviation on deviantART's home page, what makes us decide whether we should, or even want to, comment on that piece?Why Comment in the First Place? by 3wyl
Why do we bother? Or more importantly, why dont we bother?
This guide explores the thoughts that we may have, the excuses we make, and, hopefully, a few thoughts to encourage you to comment, not just with a few words and that's it, but to really give a fellow artist a constructive comment that they deserve... that we deserve.
What is mentioned below is by no means accurate or complete and it does not apply to everyone. It was written by ProjectComment as a Group, by deviants, for deviants and we sincerely hope you enjoy reading this.
A massive thank you to Anmagdan, catadescour, katdesignstudio, Jenniej92 and xblackxbloodxcellx who all contributed in the maki
How to Comment - Pointers and ExamplesThis guide was written by ProjectComment as a Group, by deviants for deviants. Not only have we sought suggestions from our volunteers, but we have examples of constructive comments from the rest of the community as well, making this a true, collective effort. After reading this, it will be hard to not write a constructive comment.How to Comment - Pointers and Examples by 3wyl
Each category of art has its own set of pointers in alphabetical order, suggested by our volunteers. If you have any more to contribute, spot a mistake, etc. please feel free to contact us!
General Pointers for All Categories
(Contributors: AGBBibag, Anjellyjoy, art-acheiver-4eva, CyberChristFF, eldestmuse, Kaz-D, leannecoleman, MachinesBleedToo, pullingcandy, seventysevenpercent, xblackxbloodxcellx, Zombienvy, 3wyl)
Atmosphere/Mood/Feelings created – Does the artwork evoke any feelings and emotions within you? What kind of atmos