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Practice Stamp by Zombie-Faerie Practice Stamp by Zombie-Faerie
I recently started drawing at school. And I know I'm not that good, but I'm pretty satisfied with where I am artistically. And I'm getting kind of sick of all the people telling me they can't draw.

I couldn't draw either, it took me YEARS to get to the point I am today, and it's not even perfect. There will always be someone better, and if you really want to be good at what you do you need to pick up a goddamn pencil and practice.

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Ps. For subscribers only, sorry little ~deviants. You're gonna need to buy the pretty symbol in front of your name before you can use this puppy.

I know the thumb code is somewhere over there--->

pps. This is the first of three stamps I had an idea to make, and will do this morning because I'm not in school.
The next two are seperate ideas, one is harry potter related and one is a gift-stamp.
So yeah, expect some stamps.

ppps. (Last one, I promise)
I did use a stamp template, but damnit I forgot where I got it from. Please, if you know, enlighten me. I need to give proper credit in order to sleep well at night.
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SpriterChem Featured By Owner 3 days ago
I can draw male people and creatures, but I can't draw female people.
Coolstuffhereand Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my god, yes. I hate it when people ask me to draw them selfs too. Like, ahem I'm busy drawing what I want to draw.
Mssilvs Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2015
AbyssalRadiance Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  Student General Artist
Sorry, but a question has been begged...

Clearly this stamp is intended for people who never really try and just complain because they're entitled and expect talent to be given to them in a matter of a night. I appreciate you having the balls to speak out against those brats.

However...Does this still apply to people who actually have been working at it?
For people who have spent years, decades, their entire lifetime working for art - studying, referencing, looking at tutorials, following amazing artists, watching speedpaints, referencing and observing from life, getting through their mistakes and brick walls, constantly practicing both things they're okay with and things outside their comfort zone...for these people who have truly worked to the bone for art, but still have zero ability to draw...does such a harsh scolding still apply? If someone has exhausted themselves in such things and truly cannot draw..would you, or anyone who agrees with this stamp (like myself) still throw such a statement at them?
karkittyNya Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
i dun thnk i need 2 practice all my friend alreudy tell me im rlly good XD idk i dont think u should if its a hobby 
Ori-Jay Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
TheDarkHeretic Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015
Cool stamp ^^.
SprinklezBackup Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Student General Artist
I'll stay a baby and be proud of it. No matter how much I practice I'll always be a horrid artist. I've drawn a lot over the years and my stuff still looks like it did in freakin' 2010.
asscake-the-kitsune Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2015  Student General Artist
Try to draw something different then what you are already doing, try different poses, features etc
RainbwBloom657 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
kinda rude stamp dont u think ._.
GarbageHuman Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not exactly. It's just that people complain about how they're horrible artists and that they'll stop drawing. But how are they going to get better if they stop drawing (Or/and practicing)? That's just what the stamp is saying. You don't have to take it as offensive.
neko-systeme Featured By Owner Edited Sep 6, 2015
Yeah I've got a friend like this. She's always saying « I wish I could draw my characters but I suck at drawing », she should try to and practice to be able to draw them :stare: !!
But, eh, there's people who no matters how hard they try their work will never satisfy them. But that's more of a self-confidence problem than a real drawing problem. I've got that problem ^^' You cannot tell these people « Practice more ! Draw more » 'cause well, they already do ...
GarbageHuman Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
True true, I have a lot of friends who do that. I personally don't have the highest confidence in my art as well. Btw, your art is actually very beautiful, the colors are like porn for the eyes.
neko-systeme Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2015
Most people aren't too confident about themselves ..
Oh, uuh ;__; Thank you so, so much. Your art style's very cute too.
GarbageHuman Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem , thank you!
TheRealCuddles Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015
"Pick up a pencil" No i'm drawing with my mouse thank you.
RDLdoesRoblox Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
Omfg lol XD
Sapphire---Blue Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Lycanamu Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  Student General Artist
People who tell you "PLEASE TEACH ME TO DRAWWW" are also a bit.. uhmmm.....

I have a life. :stare:
KerrySprite Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
even if you try they'll still be like "UGGGGGGH I CAN'T DO THIS! I WISH COULD DRAW LIKE YOU" Facepalm :facepalm: AtLA - Sokka Facepalm Twilight Sparkle (Faceplant) plz it really is exhausting if nobody tries to continue if they wanted to be taught. :disappointed: 
Lycanamu Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2015  Student General Artist
Yeah it really is.. :/ Even tho they mean it as a compliment, it just leaves the artist wondering "ehhh, what am I supposed to say??"...
KerrySprite Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mhm it's a very awkward situation too. When people tell me that they wish they were as good as me I'd respond with "all it takes is years and years of practice"
Lycanamu Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2015  Student General Artist
That's a good response.  :3
Essansee Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Its near impossible to 'teach someone to draw'.
You can teach them technical stuff like shading, anatomy, ect,
but that's about it.
They need to apply it and in doing that, they'd really be training themselves.
I can't stand that request.
Lycanamu Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Student General Artist
I definitely agree! Like yeah, giving tips about materials and techniques is possible, I actually do that, but the only one to "teach" someone to draw is themselves.
Tsukinohana21 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
used *__*
HyperPANDAmonium Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Luckily I rarely have to deal with this. All my close friends are artists and they all have dA accounts. xD
WTHappened Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Student Interface Designer
I saw a girl on deviantart that stole a drawing of someone else and edit it. I told her that she should not do this, but she started doing the crybaby saying "But, I'm not good to draw!" so what? That permit you to stole someone else drawing?
Darkharp182 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Yup. I thought I couldn't draw and I picked up a pencil, a piece of paper, and some markers and I did amazing.
NotTadds Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist
I'm both in this stamp... the crybaby and the one that's sick of the crybabies Idk 
Or draw stickmans...
Tablets suck.
Greatnini Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
So true. Thanks for the stamp!
g-ty Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
using ^^
xXFuryfireXx Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015
The reason why I say that I can't draw to people is that everytime I try to draw, after a few minutes of holding the pencil/pen, my hand will start to get painful. This is because from when I was a child, I hold my pen differently. And now that it's in my muscle memory, I can't draw or write properly anymore
Darkharp182 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Same :/
xXFuryfireXx Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
Let us suffer together ;n;
HappyLemonadeWishes Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Ugh thank youuu
LoserLeo Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have friends that will come up to me at school while I'm drawing and be like "I wish I could draw that good!" Then in my mind I'm like "Then fucking pick up your fancy little $5 lead pencil and practice."
Shardmetalsonic Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Student Artist
I completely agree with this stamp.

I got two people saying "I can't draw this or that"
TheDazzlingHipster Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015
People who use bases and post art made from games.
Undead-Purdy Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I know I can't draw but at least I make the effort to...
I draw with my mouse on my computer.
TimonPumbaaFan Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Tell this to :icontimonpumbaafan:
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Tell this to people who overuse pony creator
Seehara Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm sorry, my english is crappy, so... I cound't understand it quite well... May I use this stamp? :3
Toxic-Talon Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I agree with this stamp 100%

I could NOT draw for the life of me when I first started out and to make things worse I had a brain issue that made my hand not move the way I wanted it too... I continued to practice over 4 years until I finally managed to realize I was doing something some people dream to do. Each year I got better until I am to where I am now. :)

So I truly believe anyone can draw if they put they're heart and mind to it.

Thank you for making this stamp! :la:
HoneyCravingSquid Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Student General Artist
Agreed! If they say they can't draw, they'll have to prove that by having no hands or anything to draw with to show!
Ruriko-Tanaki Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yep, you have my complete support 
noellep98 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014
ok well keep this in mind that I really suck at drawing and I am only on this site because I love to look at other peoples drawings. I draw all the time so if someone were to say that I don't practice is lying. no matter how much I have practiced my entire life I can not draw for my life. so not everyone can become a good artist by practice. I'm not trying to me mean if t seems like I am, I am just trying to let everyone know that not everyone is born with the ability to draw well.
SnowCharms Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015
Same with me
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