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Mike Meth
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States

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"(…).  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.


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Hi, loved the artwork you made of Dark Willow. Do you by chance take requests for BtVs?
MikeMeth Apr 13, 2014  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.
Premann Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW Mike! These are some great portraits you`ve done there =)

Simply Amazing! =)
MikeMeth Apr 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks Premann!
Strongandswift Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Plz be my watcher! Your arts my #1.. incredible! Pleasee ^O^
MikeMeth Apr 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
DamnShameX3Rawr Dec 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I love your art!!!!!! :happybounce:
MikeMeth Jan 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
DamnShameX3Rawr Jan 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
JessicaLynnArt Oct 31, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the favorite, Mike! <3
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