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What keeps you coming back to /ic/?
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>>5129542
my need to COOOOOOM
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resources and books

the few helpful anons who were willing to share tutorials and explain stuff are barely around anymore it seems, thus this place is at the brink of complete irrelevancy
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Shitposting and cooming/booba
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>>5129542
my frens :D
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Vent threads
SQT
Any thread where I can post my work and get critiques
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i feel like at least in this board there is new stuff to look at
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>>5129553
we might as well be voices in your head
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>>5129550
how do we save it? Or is 4chan just dying?
I was here ages ago and it was really good. I wonder if we can get people back here. Maybe it's the fucking porn ads
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to send cryptic messages to my art bff
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I enjoy (drawing with) you guys and you have some advice on art that's actually assisted my works.

Plus having /ic/ anons as mutuals on social media and getting inspired off each other's work is a great feel.
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>>5129542
>4chan search
>”mega.nz”
>dig for gold

ic is arguably one of the best places on the internet to get resources. Don’t be a retard and actually comment on shit
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I only go here so I can masturbate and find to new nsfw artists to follow and give my money for.
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>>5129560
The ads definitely don’t help
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>>5129560
>Maybe it's the fucking porn ads
uh idk about that, most probably use adblock and I don't think that's really a problem

simple answer is that they don't feel appreciated for their work they put in explaining something or going their way to buy, scan/upload etc only for some kid to call them faggot or instantly request more shit.

I know the majority of nuartists are borderline autistic and have barely any social interaction, but there needs to be some common sense. Fags pretend like being on 4chan instantaneously turns them into feces eating goblins, but they are probably the same everywhere and people naturally avoid them, just like the few good anons who bailed this shithole.
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>>5129542
This is possibly the one place, for better or worse, where I can ask for critique with more depth than 'that looks good'.
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>>5129542
Force of habit
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>>5129589
lol you really think the feeble autistic retards have the balls or the audacity to act remotely like this in real life? They likely avoid other people if anything because real talking scares them
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>>5129542
Occasional helpful advice. Most mostly memes.
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sometimes the art here is really good, so i save it and study it and try to improve
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>>5129627
trying to improve is cringe just save the files and post them directly to your socials
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>>5129542
I really enjoy the atmosphere here. there's also so many hot takes on everything here that I can compile a pretty comprehensive list of "do's and dont's" for art. tho sometimes its hard to tell if a given take should go to the "do" or "don't" category.
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>>5129560
I'm making a living off art (semi-anime style patreon stuff, environment art, etc) and whenever I give honest, positive advice here, 95% of the time the response is "beginner", "bet you don't even draw", "gibberish", "ngmi" or such. But I'll keep trying.

Other than that, I come for the occasional wisdom from other posters, the book suggestions, the tablet and software discussion and just for inspiration.
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>>5129542
gotta do something when i poop
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>>5129639
>I really enjoy the atmosphere here.

Confirmed retard
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I have no friends. I just wanna bant about art a bit. Also I use this to transfer pictures from my phone to my computer because I deleted facebook and this is easier than getting a usb cable.
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I got all the resources I needed a long time ago, so shitposting and laughing at stupid artist drama. and some booba cooma.
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>>5129646
how long did it take you to achieve that cutie lol?
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>>5129542
I usually lurk a lot, save a few things, read threads, draw something, check the self-promotion thread for people to follow and sometimes give a anon some feedback on their work.
/ic/ is really in a bad spot right now though
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>>5129754
why? is it rel'ated to treump?
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>>5129759
that’s MR PRESIDENT to you sweaty
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>>5129759
No. It's the threads that suck.
Too much drama and shitposting.
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>>5129759
That's Mr. traitor you mean.
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Debilitating internet addiction
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>>5129646
Cool. I'm gonna stick around because /ic/ was my starting point back in the day, I got heaps of great advice from the old posters. I kinda became a concert pianist though so I'm only back now. It's good to give back (especially since this place is now a pile of shit). Keep up the good work anon.
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I don't talk to anyone but my family all day. I used to be more active with more public groups, but they're mostly bitchy women and very cliqueish but are very popular on social media
I like it here because I find more relatable people, a lot of resources, interesting thoughts on art
Only issue I have is there's so much coom shit everywhere, but it's pretty eays to block on pc but I lurk on mobile and sometimes the ads don't hide. Also a lot of anons don't know how to give a proper critique, you need to point out strengths and weaknesses. I know there's a lot of talk about crabbing here, but why try to hinder an anon from never drawing again because anyone points out are flaws and they never see growth
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>>5129866
Gay instrument
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>>5129910
True. Restrictive. I play few instruments.
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>>5129611
it's not about acting, but their character and how they think of others in general
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>>5129754
as you can see from the various non-artist incel replies in this thread, yeah it's a shithole
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this place rarely provides anything of merit to me but i enjoy sharing my work and getting feedback regardless because any opinion is better than no opinion

i still sometimes argue about really stupid shit though and it wastes my time. wish the board had less retarded coffee questions
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>>5129542
Same thing that keeps me coming back to 4chan in general: boredom and the fact this may aswell be the only way I currently have of socializing
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>>5129542
Reading all your self flagellation and seeing you struggle to put pen to paper makes me feel good about myself.
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>>5129546
based
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>>5129542
Fried up dopamine receptors.
Inertia.
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My friends are too nice to give me real criticism on my stuff and too inexperienced to explain why my stuff looks off
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only place where i can help others with drawing related stuff while also being a dick
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>>5129939
yeah, this is also why i've been holding back on posting.
I really don't get this people.
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I have no idea. I don't even get made fun of anymore. Just ignored.
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>>5129553
Same
>>5129558
I collab with friends I made here and we uplift each other on social media.
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>>5129542
courses and art books, this place is a shit hole.
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#
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i keep coming back to be amazed at the number of people who can't seem to figure out how to draw
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I am addicted to the internet and have no self control
help
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>>5130202
If I can’t help myself I’m certainly not going to help you
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>>5129907
Google the apk clover or other app for phone lurking.
It hides the ads.
There are threads on /g/ about sometime go check.


Inspiration and this place make me want to improve.
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>>5129542
Believe it or not, I want to help people. There are people that come here that are genuinely trying to learn, and when I see them, I help them if I can.
And while I'm not comfortable posting my own personal work on 4chan, the critical process itself is helpful for your own growth.
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>>5129542
Hopefully I get a gf here
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>>5129910
>>5130259
Critique from people that don’t post their work is worthless.
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>>5130274
Moron.
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>>5130286
Post your work.
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>>5130300
No.
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>>5130248
i really like kuroba for shitposting
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>>5130304
Scared, huh. You're right, no need to post it.
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>>5130162
intfag hell
>>5130070
based
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>>5130623
Moron.
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>>5129542
I hope that I will finally find my exit ticket from the shit that is "art" communities today.
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>>5129542
Escapism so that I don't have to practice
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>>5129542
Used to be to help /beg/s with redlines and shit, but now it's just lurk and post studies every now and then. As much as /ic/ is a shithole, I like how quickly everyone replies. Leddit can take forever, and twitter is too busy.
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Shitpost
sometimes help out a sincere beg that's not full of self before even able to draw a straight line
Boredom
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>>5129542
I don't have friends so when i'm not drawing I'm bored.
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>>5129542
if the jannies did their jobs thered be like 10 threads on this board.
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>>5129542
sometimes it makes me feel like an artist to hear people talk about drawing methods
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Motivation to draw after I make a ton of awful drawings.
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Sometimes I have questions about art and don't feel like asking where people can see all my other retarded questions
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>>5129542
At lesst people comment on my art :(
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people ignore my art 7/10 times, people call it bad and don't say why 3/10 times, and from time to time someone says "Hey that looks good also try to work on this and this okay" <---I live for ths. Discord and reddit is all "that looks good", deviantart was something I left at age 14, and I'm barely ready for artstation
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>>5129542
im not the greatest, but everyone here is fucking shit and it gives me a huge confidence boost to see such shit art from such egotistic maniacs
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>>5129542
I don't have that many art friends to talk to, sometimes I hang around because its fun to think critically about some of the things being brought up.
It's sort of like watching a minecraft video instead of watching anime. I could be doing something better but I need a change of pace.
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>>5130274
>that don’t post their work
How would you know it's their work, hmm?
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>>5129542
This art community has some of the best resources around. Also, I like the art challenges. It helped me a lot during lockdown when I was having a hard time drawing.

Also, I do appreciate people's honesty and it's a place where I can give an honest critique. I don't try to be mean or anything, but running into people:
>in denial
>being overly mean to themselves, acting as if it's too late to draw unless they started drawing when they were in the womb
>looking for pity
>complaining about being cancelled when it's obvious they deserved it

is pretty annoying here or anywhere else on the internet. The difference is that here you don't have to feel compelled to kiss their ass, because they are looking for some kind of validation.
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>>5129542
I want someone to feel enough sympathy to draw me zora women, it worked once (thank you anon that did that)
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I come here to tell cumbrains to kill themselves
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>>5129565
based Dariusposter
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I like seeing all my fellow anons improve and post their art :D
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>>5129542

>Basically other art forums are Inferior

That's about it, even though IC is shit I struggle to find interest in other boards/forums because they are hyper sanitized and frankly boring. This board is boring too, just less so. Not by much though.
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BROOOSS AARGGGHH I'M GONNA COOO---COO--COO---complete this drawing I have in my WIP folder.
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/ic/ is an extremely women and tranny infested board and as such, retarded and meaningless platitudes get spammed ad nauseum. I'm here to offer some counterweight to that.
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>>5129542
/ic/ is a good place to learn and ask for critic, or find resources which are useful to me. It's also the only place where I feel at home.
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Cheer on anons to go the distance and drop a steaming deuce in shitty threads.
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>>5129542
my niggas (you)
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>>5129565
why do you draw some chink video game's character so much? are you an autistic gay? please stop being so obsessed
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>>5129542
In this thread I can get a sense of what is trending or not.
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>>5130056
Get a bullet journal





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