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SYAC - The Painter by TomPreston SYAC - The Painter by TomPreston
Copyright 2012 Andrew Dobson
Read the latest “So, You’re A Cartoonist” at the following [link]

I do not paint and haven't picked up a paintbrush in decades... what part of that history would lead someone to believe I can paint?
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AlexandraAlex Apr 5, 2014  Student Filmographer
XD
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Vyanni-Krace-ACE Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Happens to me sometimes too. For some reason people always translate 'artist' into 'fantastic painter'.
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Every freaking time...
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:icongumballmeanawsome:
He looks like Steve from minecraft
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Cazzi22 Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I knew I wasn't the only one that thought that!
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:icongumballmeanawsome:
yep me too
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ToddNTheShiningSword Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this!

Your relatives hear you're an artist and they automatically think you're a painter. And can use ANY kind of paint!!
I have this same problem with my mother! :XD:
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annamae411 May 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I say artist and people think I draw, and they're right, but I also paint, and write, and cut paper, and make jewelry, and make costumes, and a bunch of other stuff... I just don't like oil paints or oil pastels or academic essays or traditional ways of doing things... I'm weird like that^^
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ToddNTheShiningSword May 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Artists are usually weird! Isn't that why they call this site deviantART? :deviation:

Guess you gotta specify what kind of artist, but even though I do that, people still think I'm a :painter:painter, even though I never touch paint!
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annamae411 May 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I know!! I tell people I do some of my art on the internet and they're automatically like "Which thing do you use?" And I always respond "Paint" they don't comprehend what it means... I mean the thing that comes built in to ALL computers. That paint.
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