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January 14th, 2014

I have participated in several contents. I have discovered some interesting things. First of all you get a chance to see what others have done, some good, some great and some...well...up to the individual taste. Second, the only ones who usually see your work are other artists, and they are not likely to purchase your work, if they even find your work interesting and worth voting for. Third, most do not get any votes unless one votes for oneself, and unless you have enormous faith, ego and/or sense of self worth in your own work, this can be a bit depressing and a blow to one's creative juices. One begins to second guess ones own ability...am I really as good as some have told me, or do I belong to the vast group of mediocrity? Should I rethink my future in the world of art? I must rethink...