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I keep stopping by DeviantArt to see what's changed, or submit a new piece for....well, I don't know what for, anymore. Like me?  Buy my stuff?  Startup a geeky discussion?  I met some of my best friends on DeviantArt, so I have some attachment to the place, but I feel like I'm just counting "favorites". There's no discussion, just a handful of things to tell me that someone saw my stuff today and maybe they thought it was worth a gold star. Nobody's paying me to do it, so there's some kind of validation in having my work liked. But I'm trying to become better and worthy of payment as well, and there isn't really any criticism here or offers of work. I'm as guilty as anyone--I add the occasional work to my "favorites" because I like to think that a little thumbs up from me is a good feeling to the artist, but even in looking at my own work, it's feeling more and more empty to get a favorite if I never know why. You like the subject?  You like the line work? The colors? You're a comic book fan? Or maybe you're just mass-favoriting every picture of cats...I don't know.

I've got to stop favoriting things, and offering more commentary. Favorites don't help anyone, and they don't feel good after a while. External validation like that feels great at first, but it's very superficial before too long. 

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Steve Townsley
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KodyBoy555 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Do you do requests and art trades?
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scruffyzero Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
sorry, I've been so busy, but yes, I've been open to trades and requests--Ive been working on a few, actually, which I'll post here soon. 
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Bursaroo Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hey!  i used to be cinsev on here :)  i just thought i would come by and readd you since i have rejoined.  i really like where you work has been going man :)
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scruffyzero Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
It's good to "see" you again--thanks for stopping back in. Hope that all has been treating you well.  I've been swamped with work and I kind of hate being so out of it, but I'm still working on it, so haven't given up.  
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Bursaroo Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
keep at it man!  i always enjoyed your stuff! 
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Cindy140 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fav! :D
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dazza1008 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Welcome to :icondue-south-fans:, and thank you for showing your support for this show!

:flagcanada: Introduce yourself and share what you like about it!
:flagcanada: Club faves (which includes art not submitted to the club)
:flagcanada: Info, interviews, links and all-around fun stuff :D
:flagcanada: Music Videos, fan-made

Not only do we accept due South art, but we accept art of the actors as well as art of any other projects with which they were involved. If you have something, please share - we love all kinds of fanart! :love:

If you know of anyone else who may like the show, why not do them a favour! ;)

We hope you enjoy it here! :D

Due South - stamp by NEKO-2006:iconsaysplz: Thank you, kindly!
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bdunn1342 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013   General Artist
Thank you for the fav on 'Valkyrie', as always!  :D
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scruffyzero Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
no worries!  what are you working on these days?

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bdunn1342 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013   General Artist
Trying to juggle a lot of projects.  I'm doing some craft projects and working to refine my painting technique and learn new things.  I hope things are treating you well.  :)
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