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Brian Kesinger: Character DrivenBrian Kesinger: Character Driven by techgnotic
Disney Artist Brian Kesinger on Creating Story through Character
Foreword by techgnotic
It is with great pleasure we welcome BrianKesinger as a guest writer to the Today Page Editorial Team. Considering his authentic citizenship within the deviantART community, his thoughts and insights will be of great value to all aspiring artists, illustrators, writers and others involved in any creative endeavor. For over 18 years, Brian has worked for Walt Disney Studios on films like Big Hero 6, Winnie the Pooh, Tarzan, Tangled, Wreck It Ralph and Bolt. Brian is author and illustrator of his own oct
Personal reasonsOver a year ago a person got very offended by an old comic of mine and wanted to explain to me why it was offensive. When they wrote to me I had long since understood that and deleted it from my own galleries, but they had found it on Tumblr and felt it was important to talk about NOW. At first I didn't respond because a lot of things were going on in my life and I needed to not stress about it, but then they started shouting on Tumblr about it and got more people shouting at me and I finally gave in. I tried to explain to the person what my thoughts had been behind it at the time but that I no longer felt that way, but they kept going.Personal reasons by humon
At the same time a lot of people were writing me about minor things like if they should move to Denmark or what my opinion was about one thing or another, and I didn't respond to any of those either and some questioned me about it. All the while this person was getting all worked up and wouldn't just take my "I'm sorry but I can't do this right no
When Inspiration Is On StrikeRecently I got out of an artistic rut. Now it seems like I've been creating something every day for the past few days, which is great... hopefully over the next few days I'll keep this up!When Inspiration Is On Strike by SpicePrincess
Anyway, these are some things I remembered, practiced and/or realized that helped me to get over my rut and have a little more art confidence.
Some things I learned in school, some from internet articles, and some just from trial and error of my own doing.
Maybe this stuff can help you guys too...I've been feeling kind of down lately on top of it, so in an effort to make myself feel a little inspired, I thought it was a good idea to share. :3
I'd also really like to hear ways that you guys stay motivated, encouraged, and how you get out of a ditch.
NO SHAME IN YA' GAME~~
One thing that can keep you from really drawing is, believe it or not, having stuff to draw. I fall victim to this A LOT.
If you're anything an artist like myself, you take requests (or commission
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