Online EnduranceSome little ball of faecal matter posted a comment on my profile, proudly announcing “Tom Preston finally left DA”, no doubt in an effort to stir something up.Online Endurance by jollyjack
Now, I don’t know a huge amount about Tom Preston (AKA Andrew Dobson), I’m just aware of the sketchy details: he drew fetish stuff, he tried to deny it, he posted some incendiary journal entries and some people claim his art is no good.
Excluding the denial part, that sounds eerily familiar to my online shtick. The only difference seems to be in our approach to faceless internet hate. Where TP appears to have taken it very, very personally, thus fanning the flames, I treated mine for what it was: faceless.
That’s the first thing you should always remember when reading through comments about your work: everybody is a phantom. An avatar with a silly name. Their comments could be good, their comments could be bad, but ultimately, unless you’re certain the individual behind them has some in
This might not work outAfter thinking about it for the past few days and finally seeing it in action, I don't know if patreon will be a good fit for me. At least not the way I have it now.This might not work out by Trinity-Fate
So I think that after I see how this first month goes, I may just put it on hiatus until I figure something out for myself in that regard.
Also I apologize for my general fickleness lately. I've just been feeling conflicted in what direction I want to take with my art.
It's like, "draw fetish art, make everyone happy, but feel like shit" or "draw what I'd like, make only a few people happy, but feel slightly better about myself"
Anyway, please ignore my ramblings. I'm just venting.
|I hail from a land where moist towelettes are provided for all, every house has a pool filled with root beer float, and people who stand too close to you in line at the grocery store are exiled to one of Saturn's moons, chosen at random by rolling a d%. As a graduate from the school of American Cricetinaeology, I majored in dwarf hamster studies.|