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Can you compare DaVinci to Picasso and say DaVinci is a better artist because his work is more realistic? Because it has more detail and better proportions?

I don't think so!

Art isn't always beautiful or high quality because it is realistic, and lack of detail doesn't make it "unfinished" work or "failed painting".

Lots of people have different styles- some love detail, some rather be simplistic. But being different doesn't make your work lower quality, and I'm just SICK of these damn clubs that make you feel lower than dirt because they reject your work for having...lack of detail.

I can work with detail, but sometimes I choose simplicity because I'm more of an emotional artist than someone that is worried about having everything detailed.

I boycott nazi clubs. More often than not you are being judge by some piece of work that is closed off from all but the styles they favor. I mean, I'm all for encouraging EFFORT but that is different.
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Cpr-Covet Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2012  Student General Artist
I can't stand those kind of groups, if they're only looking for a "certain" type of art, they should gather it themselves. Or better yet, use the FEATURED folder isn't that what its there for?
SakuraWarrirorGirl Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I think my art is more simple than other's here on DA ^^; But I just draw for fun, it's not really a passion of mine more like a thing I just love to do. I've read clubs also where they only accept high quality art, and I'm thinking 'Not everyone has high quality art you know' :/ I hate being rejected for not having 'enough detail' in my artwork and people even judge me on my age sometimes based on how I draw DX
W-3D Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Really love this stamp.

I, sadly, have witnessed a lot of people do this, especially to cartoon styled artists. I recently saw someone 'attacked' by another artist because what they drew wasn't completely realistic, therefor, it was crap.

Everyone has their own style to things, their own views, and it really pains me when groups don't accept artwork because it doesn't look right in their eyes, keyword being their.
a-pirates-booty Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i totally many of the so-called "reputable" groups on da have such an unfair preference for lord of the rings-type fantasy stuff, and they discriminate against works that are even remotely ideologically sensitive.
katetrish Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2010
Example: Sargent. Part of the magic of his work is that he used a "lack of detail" to create really stunning paintings which appear to be, in parts, a collection of vague brush strokes, but when you step back from those paintings, they look flawless.

People need to be able to see the big picture. Style neither makes a piece exceptional or unsuccessful on its own. Style is neither an excuse nor an automatic key to excellence. A piece which is technically lacking (due to lack of effort or a strong lack of understanding of the medium(s) being used) isn't going to be amazing simply because of a person's individual style. However, a technically strong (maybe unique) piece that shows a lot of style and originality shouldn't be looked down upon simply because it's not comparable to paintings of the masters of the Renaissance.

Too many people in the art community are too concerned about avoiding cliches and having phenomenal, traditional, technical abilities.

Love this stamp.
GrimweaverArt Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! =D
queenmoreta Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
i completely agree, i enjoy artwork that is of high quailty but i also enjoy art by beginners. what irks me are groups or competition holders who dont accept black and white images because they see them as unfinished. or they see sketchy lineart as rushed.
qbark Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010  Student General Artist
As a cartoonist, I say YES.
Mucapeke Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Im agree wih you! and I think the art is in the eye of beholder.
I love draw things in black and white, and sometimes one sketch could be beautiful, because is made in the moment of inspiration, like capture a image with a photo, but with your mind and hand :P
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