Why You Started Gfx.?

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  1. Matsybom

    Matsybom Well-Known Member

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    some peepz told me
    aw your good
    your awesome you have to do gfx.
    and i said no
    after a while i got back to the point and matsybom told me to show some of my gfx on GR
    so I did
    after some minuts i realised
    I just sucked :P
     
  2. Volmorous

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    I had always wanted to draw and create things when I was a little younger, and I pursued that by creating art traditionally, pencil and paper. But I admired games like Halo, Assassins Creed, Unreal Tournement, and others, and decided to dry some digital things. I immediatly loved it, and I'm hoping to work on it and eventually create video games somehow when I get older, as I'm only 12 now.
     
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    i think darkthrone was the reason i started :P making avatars
     
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    Trying to...make cool signatures for my emails in MS outlook. At first I used MS word and combined google images. Haha...

    :)
     
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    I was bored and didn't want to ask people to make them for me.
     
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    I was on another forum that had a lot of people that made their own sigs. I decided to give it a try after a while and I've been doing it ever since.
     
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    I've been on forums for about 1 year and a 1/2, and I have always loved signatures. And I have always wanted to make them. I just got started making them. I am not that good, but I am progressing.
     
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    Forums. I saw awesome sigs and

    i thought that i could probably do that. Soon i

    got photoshop and became addicted ;)
     
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    I'm in love with everything called "Arts", that's why. Photoshop is the one of the most powerful software and I tryed it. After few months, I decided to work hard to be able to draw what my mind was trying to explain. And...that's it!
     
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    I used to be on a forum(which is still up but the entire member list has changed) and there were some people who made graphics. Not many, just a few. The guy who seemed the most into it was named Kanji. So I started talking to him and got a copy of photoshop. From there I went around from forum to forum learning, sometimes stopping for months at a time.
     
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    chicks dig dudes with skills.
    so my logic was:
    get skills.
    get chicks.


    but really, lurking all over deviantART made me envious and i decided to get photoshop and play around.
     
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    Started 3 years ago, when i first started web design. I wanted to start making my own web graphics, and i started with paintshop --- 7. Eventually got Paintshop --- 11, then GIMP, which i've stuck with til today.

    the main reason i started though? I seen what other people were doing with sigs and I was like: "I want to do that. I know what i want to do now." Originally i wanted to be a photographer in life, but after going around on various GFX sites and seeing what people have done and are still doing, now I plan to be a graphic designer.

    -Cobra
     
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    It was the next step from physical medium.
     
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    Mine was basically after seeing people tags i was intrested. Then owned gfx-reborn which helped but later went on too sell it.
     
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    Being alone in a room when I was little simply thinking while some domestic "violence" is always outside of my old room helped shape who I am. The artistic world of writing and drawing is the only way to express these thoughts, these continual, progressive thoughts. Sure, I was incredibly little, but regardless, I knew what was going on, and even today, there isn't a damn thing I can do about any of it. The only thing I could do is write, and write in such a way that late High School teachers enjoyed my work (I found a way to get a genuine answer out of them too ^_^ )

    Not many people like to read though, or even make an attempt at reading, even if it was written incredibly well. I wanted visual words. Photoshop peaked my interest initially for forum signatures, and idiotically I was still searching for "visual words" as I was progressing in signature design. Eventually, I kind of had a wake up call, finally realizing that what I can do in Photoshop is something I certainly cannot pull off in reality on paper and pencil. Genuine "gfx" began, and 'til this day I am still progressing in my skills as I write along side it. Photoshop and GFX gave me my visual words. I owe a lot to it.
     

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