The Big Chop
I used to see long hair as the ultimate symbol of beauty, and I thought that if I grew my hair as long as I could then it meant I was beautiful. I know now that isn't true, that beauty takes on many forms and comes from within, but when I was younger, I felt insecure without long hair.
My name is Noodle. I am a domestic shorthair cat, or Felis Catus, if you want to be precise. Mom and Dad just call me "cat" though.
Pencils to Pixels
Many artists start creating with traditional mediums such as graphite, paint, pens, pastels, and many other mediums. One other medium that has become increasingly popular is digital media. The most accessible and affordable way an artist utilized digital media in the past was with free software and a mouse. While many artist could successfully create great works with the point and click of a mouse, others did not find it so intuitive or natural. With dozens of cost-effective softwares and mobile devices being easily accessible, more and more artists are trying their hand at digital media. The transition, however, isn't always smooth, but I have a few tips from my own personal experience switching from traditional to digital art. Keep in mind I am a self-taught artist, and everyone will have different techniques and workflows that work for them.