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December 27, 2012


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Fanart VS Original Art

NaomiBomb Dec 27, 2012
What do you favourite more? Do you prefer fan art to an artists original characters?

Just curious.

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xxEvilBlondiexx Dec 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Fanart because that's usually what I look up. I still favorite good pictures of OCs, but since they're not usually what I'm looking for, I don't tend to find + favorite as many.
I'm more likely to look at fanart, honestly, because I am familiar with those characters. I like OCs, but I've never found myself too obsessed over someone else's.
I prefer the OC's, because I get to see the artists creativity a bit more than if they drew someone else's character.
RookieOwl Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Art is art, while is well done I have no problem with either.
Miraveldi Dec 27, 2012
I'll favorite anything that looks good to me, though I tend to come across fanart more often because I get so involved with fandoms.
LadyKuki Dec 27, 2012  Student General Artist
Both if done well. I would fave more original art, but it's not as common or well done as fan art sadly. :hmm:
DTKinetic Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I prefer original art, I think there's more to be said when an artist can extract an idea from their mind they can truly call their own.
Cirprius Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I tend to favorite both about equally. As long as the art work appeals to me in some way, I will favorite it. I tend to favorite Fan art more if I recognize the characters in it though.
puppy-dangerous Dec 27, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
I used to do lots of fan art. Not so much anymore. Once in a while.

For favorites, I won't do it because I like the character, I do it because I like the art. So it doesn't really matter. I have fanart from stuff I've never seen, or in some cases heard of, in my collections because I like the picture. Same for original work.

I'm way more concerned in the actual work of art than the contents.
JunjouPen Dec 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Personally, I favorite originals more often because I like seeing what other artist's minds are like. However, sometimes I favorite fanart because either I'm in love with the character(s) or the artist did an amazing job. :)
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