• Are you an artist :)))?

    16 answers · 1 day ago
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  • Has anyone ever read the urantia book?

    my mother is a devout catholic and very into this book called 'urantia' and strongly believes it is the truth about everything...i'm catholic and have never read it, but from the sounds of it, i don't think it would be a book i could understand as it is a very thick book too with complicated... show more
    my mother is a devout catholic and very into this book called 'urantia' and strongly believes it is the truth about everything...i'm catholic and have never read it, but from the sounds of it, i don't think it would be a book i could understand as it is a very thick book too with complicated terminology and words. my mum likes the chapters especially about jesus's life in the book, and the other worlds that are after this world.. does anyone know much about this urantia book? or think it could be the truth or accurate? also apparently it is a mystery as to who the authors are of this book, does anyone know much about that?
    3 answers · 5 days ago
  • I work hard, but my peers don't praise me.?

    Everyday I'm furious at everyone. I can't do the things I love anymore because all I can think is how all my effort is going to waste or that my perception is so warped that I can't even tell what's good anymore so thus what I'm creating is bad and I'm doing a disservice to my... show more
    Everyday I'm furious at everyone. I can't do the things I love anymore because all I can think is how all my effort is going to waste or that my perception is so warped that I can't even tell what's good anymore so thus what I'm creating is bad and I'm doing a disservice to my subjects. I'm an art student. I love art. I love comics. In Highschool, I wrote a 1000+ page novel and have had two agents tell me that it'd be publishable if not for some of the subject matter. I had an art show at the local college. Even then, no one was interested in my stuff. No one wanted to read my book. No one went to my show. When people saw my art on display, they didn't say anything. I'm at the end of my first year of college now. I've had an art show offered to me next year. I've made cash off my art. But in my class, I was never praised during critiques. I'd show my art and I'd get laughed at and mocked. People would say "I can do better than you." I ask for critique and I get insults. People have vandalized my work. I talked to the professor and she said that out of everyone in the class, she believed I was the only one who could make it professionally. She said I had the talent, drive, and work ethic for it. That with all the other students, there were awkward moments. Not with me. We showed our final project. My professor said I was the best by far. She said my quality was professional. But my peers laughed at me. They didn't say anything positive. I can't continue like this.
    3 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Is this sketching consider anime?

    Is this sketching consider anime?

    5 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • Is emotional pain conducive to artistic creativity?

    Best answer: I believe it is more a byproduct than a source. I recall a story about Ernest Hemingway bristling when a young literary journalist asked him to explain the meaning of one of his stories. "Meaning?" Hemingway growled. "Everything I wanted to say is on those pages. It means exactly what I wrote. I... show more
    Best answer: I believe it is more a byproduct than a source.

    I recall a story about Ernest Hemingway bristling when a young literary journalist asked him to explain the meaning of one of his stories.

    "Meaning?" Hemingway growled. "Everything I wanted to say is on those pages. It means exactly what I wrote. I can't express any clearer for you."

    I think Hemingway's terse response alludes to a common trait among artists: their artistic expression is often compensation for an inability to otherwise enunciate their heightened passions and sensitivity. And because the nature of art is so subjective, that message is often misunderstood or misinterpreted, leading to a sense of frustration, failure and alienation.

    Think of the emotional pain experienced by stroke sufferers, or the common frustration felt by those in foreign countries unfamiliar with the local language. I doubt many would call those feelings "conducive" to each situation, but would instead recognize both as rooted in the disconnect between thought and the ability to fully express it.

    Too many would-be artists, I believe, fall into the trap that equates artistic merit with addiction and emotional instability and commit themselves more to "living the life" than to their own creativity. Author/journalist Pete Hamill, a celebrated member of a hard-living, hard-drinking generation of NYC writers, often lamented how younger writers seem to glorify alcoholism.

    "My writing isn't a product of tragedy," he once said. "The tragedy is all the things I might have achieved but didn't because I gave into the drinking life."
    5 answers · 4 weeks ago
  • What do you think of this drawing?

    What do you think of this drawing?

    6 answers · 1 month ago
  • Careers that fit the seven deadly sins.?

    8 answers · 1 month ago
  • Why do christians try so hard to convince everyone that God exists when it doesn't?

    Best answer: Christians are under the belief that he does and thing that by trying to convince you they are helping you. While annoying it comes from a caring place. If you have a life where you are often aproched by religious people attempting to convert you, try lieing and saying you will drop by their church sometime. It is... show more
    Best answer: Christians are under the belief that he does and thing that by trying to convince you they are helping you. While annoying it comes from a caring place. If you have a life where you are often aproched by religious people attempting to convert you, try lieing and saying you will drop by their church sometime. It is morally wrong, but effective. And make sure not to be rude, they are trying, if misguided.
    10 answers · 1 month ago
  • Why is the good guy in a story still called the "pro"tagonist even is they don't get paid?

    Best answer: The word Protagonist comes from the Greek: Protos, meaning first in importance, and Agonistesm meaning actor. So the Protagonist is the most important person in the situation. Likewise the word antagonist comes from the Greek Antagonistes, meaning to struggle against. The shortened "Pro" coming from... show more
    Best answer: The word Protagonist comes from the Greek:
    Protos, meaning first in importance, and Agonistesm meaning actor.
    So the Protagonist is the most important person in the situation.

    Likewise the word antagonist comes from the Greek Antagonistes, meaning to struggle against.


    The shortened "Pro" coming from Professional actually comes from Middle English, derived from Latin. The orogin is the word Profes, meaning having profressed or made ones vows. In modern parlance that would mean you've made your vow to a job, and work proffesionally.
    5 answers · 2 months ago
  • Can you identify this painting?

    Can you identify this painting?

    7 answers · 2 months ago
  • Post Card Collage Help?

    I want to make a make a art collage using these 8x7 Bates Motel art cards, and I was just wondering what would be the best way to do it? I was thinking about getting a canvas, and just gluing them on. But if there is a better way to do it please let me know. PS - This would be an art piece that I would hang up in... show more
    I want to make a make a art collage using these 8x7 Bates Motel art cards, and I was just wondering what would be the best way to do it? I was thinking about getting a canvas, and just gluing them on. But if there is a better way to do it please let me know. PS - This would be an art piece that I would hang up in my room. Thanks.
    4 answers · 2 months ago
  • Is it illegal or not to record a phone call without the other persons knowledge?

    I live in florida, im 17 the dude that beat and raped me is 19 the only evidence i have that he raped me is a phone call i recorded of him explaining why he did it. i told the detective working my case he said i couldnt use the phone call because its illegal to record someone without their knowledge
    I live in florida, im 17 the dude that beat and raped me is 19 the only evidence i have that he raped me is a phone call i recorded of him explaining why he did it. i told the detective working my case he said i couldnt use the phone call because its illegal to record someone without their knowledge
    11 answers · 2 months ago
  • Do you consider me a 20th century born if I was born on December 31, 1999?

    Best answer: Yes, that was the last day of the 20th century.
    Best answer: Yes, that was the last day of the 20th century.
    9 answers · 2 months ago