How to Handle and Provide CritiquesDuring my short hiatus, I didnt leave dA completely. I just left my inbox and main page. Instead, I spent my spare time diving deeper into dA community, browsing through news articles, random groups, and various journals, until I accidentally stumbled upon this: You cant avoid criticism. http://news.deviantart.com/article/153114/How to Handle and Provide Critiques by PinkStripedMellon
Criticism has been a big issue for many artists, including me. Some take it for granted, others throw a hissy fit. So, how can we provide and handle critiques without making a big fuss?
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Dont criticize people who explicitly state they dont need critiques.
But they wont go far in art industry with that attitude!
Those people may do not even wish to be an artist. They just draw for fun. Theres no point of spending your precious time analyzing ones picture and writing a critique if that person doe
Don't thank me for giving you a llama.
If you absolutely must, use the shoutbox. I will hide comments thanking me for llamas.
Give me a llama back and we're both happy.
Oh, and since you're already here, why don't you go check out my gallery and leave a comment somewhere? I'd really appreciate that.