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Mike Meth
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As artists, most of us have grand visions and goals for ourselves, our careers, and our lives.  It's very rare for us to actually get there.  The primary reason: we constantly get in our own way.

I recently started a group called "Artistic Awareness"(www.facebook.com/groups/artist…).  I've had the idea for starting this group for a while now.  I felt I had something to contribute.  I wanted to reach out and help other artists, and in doing so, to help myself with my own struggles.  The idea had been there for a while, but it took a long time to get around to actually acting on it.  Why?  I kept getting stopped, asking myself the same question:

"By what right?"

What right do I have to speak on behalf of others?  What right do I have to take a stand?  I'm not good enough.  I haven't accomplished enough.  No one respects me.  What right do I have?

It's only recently that I stopped to think about those questions, and I realized that "by what right" is a perfect microcosm of the whole struggle.

I wanted to create an awareness movement for artists and their issues with self-worth, and I was getting stopped by my own issues with self-worth.  Ironic, huh?

The fact of the matter is I have something to say.  Regardless of whether I'm "good enough" or "accomplished enough," I have something to say.  By getting stopped by my own circumstances, I am essentially depriving others of my contribution.  I want to be bigger than that.  That's why I put all those concerns aside, and that's why I started this group.  Thanks for joining me.

-Mike

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:iconniki1988:
Hi, loved the artwork you made of Dark Willow. Do you by chance take requests for BtVs?
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MikeMeth 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!  Unfortunately I'm not taking requests right now, but I'll be sure to let you know if and when that changes.
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Premann Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW Mike! These are some great portraits you`ve done there =)

Simply Amazing! =)
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MikeMeth 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks Premann!
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Strongandswift Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Plz be my watcher! Your arts my #1.. incredible! Pleasee ^O^
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MikeMeth 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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DamnShameX3Rawr Dec 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I love your art!!!!!! :happybounce:
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MikeMeth Jan 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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DamnShameX3Rawr Jan 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
welcome!
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JessicaLynnArt Oct 31, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the favorite, Mike! <3
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