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Become a better artist
To improve and become really good at art. Isn't that what all of us, artists, secretly wish for? That we, one day, become as good as the idols we've looked up to. 
Well, we can't be all born with mad talent. But there are certainly ways to speed up the process for you! In the journal here, I listed some tips and tricks that helped me getting to the point where I am now. I thought I'd share them with you. And maybe you can add to the list. I'm always willing to learn.
:bulletred: Give up on being a mangaka -- or hold more realistic expectations
Admit it. Most of us here started drawing manga because we liked the style at a certain point. How awesome would it be to one day become a pro in that field. A real manga artist (or mangaka, like they say in Japan)! The truth is... becoming a mangaka isn't that easy. It it were, many more people would be one. First of all, mangaka's live in Japan. That's the only country with a manga industry big enough to actually ha
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so you want to be a professional XD
okay, time for another journal
so i keep getting the same questions over and over again. how did i learn to do this.
i was self taught. by this i mean, i took the initiative and seeked out the knowledge, as no one was offering it.
i draw on average 8 to 10 hours a day, every day. by average i mean that some days its 6 and some 12
so... the argument.
i keep hearing this one. well i want to be a professional artist, but life is hard, i need to work, i don't really have the time....
let me put things in perspective here.
i used to work as a night guard on the beach. every single night from 8 pm to s6 am. after that i would go meet up with my dad who gouarded another beach to get a cup of coffee. we had a bite to eat, and then both went to haul and sell fruits and vegetables.
every evening i was drawing. when the sun set i sat under a street lamp and drew through the night.
every night. this was on occasion interrupted by a fight  with some  exceedingly drunk people who wouldn't
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gahaho Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013  Hobbyist
Hi, thanks for the watch!
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final-days-of-salt Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello, thanks for adding my photo to your favourites :)
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plazas Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
muchísimas gracias por los favs!!! :)
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Shadow-of-Nemo Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Muchisimas gracias por :+fav: :)
Me alegra que te haya gustado! :D
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RossanaCastellino Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks a lot for watch, much appreciated! :aww:
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