The Myth of TalentThe Myth of TalentThe Myth of Talent by cakecrumbs
If there's one comment that is made more often than any other on any decent piece of artwork it's "you're so talented."
It's also the one [positively intended] comment I've seen the most artists bristle at, sometimes even retort. For some of us, it's a pet hate. Why?
We know it's meant as a compliment, so we smile and say thank you and try to resist the urge to insist that 'talent' is the biggest myth there is. Not only is it a myth, at its worst the use of the word is potentially destructive to the artistic community.
What's so wrong with the word 'talent'?
You might not realise it, but calling someone talented can often feel like a backhanded compliment. No skilled artist woke up one day just being able to do what they can do. We were all born completely unable to do just about anything useful. But through daily practise we learned how to use our limbs for motility, our voices for words, an
Now For Support for a Company I Truly Support.For now I'd like to point your attention to the gaming industry for a small moment.Now For Support for a Company I Truly Support. by WonderlandsBest
Every one knows about the Microsoft XBOX 360/ONE, The PS3/4, And even the PC gaming industry.
But we all know of the small little handheld phones that are taken for granted daily.
Android from Google, holds over 80% of Cell Phone sales in the U.S.
But why the talk about phones? Android can be much more, and it also is at this very moment.
There are 3 Well-Known Android-Fueled Game Consoles.
The Nvidia Shield, Game Stick, and my personal Favourite, The Nvidia Tegra 3 Graphics chip powered, OUYA!
This console has been in my possession for about a year, I have no complaints about it. Like any android device, it has no limits besides Hard Disk space. In my time I have rooted, modded, and even side-loaded apps. It is unbelievably simple as well.
The Console runs for a small $99 on Amazon, and has a new iteration released every year(as said by OUYA CEO Julie Uhrman).
I would recommend the OUYA to everyone(I l
My name is Vincent & am currently attending Mt. Sierra College for my Game Arts & Design bachelor's degree. I plan to achieve my dream & make my mark in the Game Industry.
One Day You're Adored,
The Next Day You're Scorned
How Do You Handle The Confusion?
Where Do You Put The Frustration?
I Know A Place...
A Place That Lifts The Fog & Eases The Pain"
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.”
Favorite Color: Blue
Beverage of Choice: Pepsi
Gaming Platform: Playstation 3, PC
Currently Playing: Guild Wars 2
Wanted Games: Destiny, Murdered : Soul Suspect, Kingdom Hearts III, Watch Dogs