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Artist Comment: "I don't think the media influences me as much as it does other people and I would also like to make it clear that the only person's appearance I care about is my own."

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Jemaru Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Student General Artist
i feel the same exact way.

but it sucks a lot when you're dumb and ugly lol
izfish Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
While I know that intelligence is supposed to be important, I sometimes feel the same.
Manchita1 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, looks and beauty are hardwired into humans' brains to look important. Why do you think cosmetics and plastic surgery are so popular? Why do you think we always try to look good?

But, there is something much more valuable. It's not not even intelligence. It's love; God sees each person to the full extent of their true beauty. You could be, physically, the ugliest person on Earth, but God will always see the beauty in you. And He will always love you.

"Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised." -Proverbs 31:30
ZigZagKitty Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Student General Artist
Everyone is beautiful in their own way. Beauty nowadays is just an unrealistic standard that you should not try to conform to, because getting there is a road paved with extreme unhappiness.
Beauty is not always an outside thing- I'd rather be a plain, ordinary person who's interesting than a shallow, petty, pretty girl stuck in fantasy land.
The-Lost-Hope Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student General Artist
I can kind of relate to this one. I hate not being "pretty" even though I know it doesn't matter if I look "pretty" or not as long as I am me. I have to say I think it is a personal thing that makes you want to look pretty and not ugly and smart. Like for me it is to be impressive in beauty as I've never thought I was pretty and still don't. But what I'm tying to say is it doesn't make you a bad person to want to look nice, its part of being human, but keep in mind being smart isn't bad either. ;)
Hawk-Moth Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Student Writer
I felt this way through some of my life. I hated myself for being ugly, I was teased for it, and the only thing I had was my smarts during adolescence. It took years, but I'm starting to see that I do have some physical qualities worth looking at. See, the thing is, is that you are not beautiful until you realize you are, once that happens, things falls into place.
confidenceAlive Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
But you are beautiful.
Baby-Nakker Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
Society places such a ridiculous expectation on what beauty is that is makes all of us feel that we should be prettier, smarter, etc. I feel that every person is beautiful the way they are and I sincerely mean that. Just always remember that even when you feel the world is just against you and what you have to offer you always have the love of family and friends. :)
itsmissblondi2u Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
If you're smart and ugly, you're intelligent to recognize it and beat yourself up over it. When you're intelligent it's easier to beat yourself up over everything really... :/
Cantabiles Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
True story.
Sometimes I wish to be stupid to just forget about all the problems in the world.
Stupid people live the most enjoyable lifes, yet you'll only notice so if you're smart.
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