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Where to get feedback as a self taught artist


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Art Better: Where to Get Feedback as a Self-Taught Artist

Where to get feedback as a self taught artist

As long as feedback is constructive, both the positive and negative kind can be helpful. As a self-taught artist, it is, in my experience, more helpful to know what I suck at than how great I am. The former generally lets you know where to focus your efforts and the latter is mostly useful as encouragement. We’ll talk about both.

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Dear Newly Natural Me: Search and Destroy Those Knots

 

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Dear Newly Natural Me,

You may have gotten the impression that search and destroy trims have women out here going cross-eyed examining every single strand of hair on their head for five minutes each. I’m happy to report from the future that has not been my experience.

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Art Better: How To Practice with Purpose as a Self-Taught Artist

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Practicing with purpose helps you get better at the things you care about, while keeping you from being overwhelmed with comparison. It’s about having a firm grasp of what you want to do, why you want to do it, and how well you are equipped to do it, so that you can get the most out of your practices.

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First of all…congratulations on making the decision to go natural! 👏🏽 Going natural isn’t an easy task and comes with many challenges. Nevertheless, going natural is so worth it for the overall health of your hair. Not to mention that being natural has a way of helping to renovate a deep level of […]

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This week’s throwback is to one of my very first blogger awards! Since then, my art has become my main pursuit and my music has become a welcome hobby. ¡Todavía estoy aprendo español!

Three Things About Me:

  1. I hate bananas–the cold mushy texture, the afterthought of a flavor. I rebuke it. Give me fried plantain any day! I can’t remember ever liking bananas, but I do remember many a standoff as a child refusing to eat my “fruits”.
  2. I’m an aspiring music producer. I’ve had an on-again off-again love affair with the piano since preschool. Today, I’m pursuing a career in music production.
  3. “I’m currently learning Spanish”…has been a perennial saying of mine for the past two years.

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Google Plus is dead and my current leave-in conditioner is Creme of Nature Moisture Recovery Leave-in Milk. Time’s have changed since this natural hair tag!

I’ve been tagged! *runs around in circles freaking out* Shout out to Yeka over at MyYeka for creating the tag and for nominating me. Thank you, lady! Y’all check out her site. Keep reading for my answers.

via Natural Hair Tag — Pursuit of Natural