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James Jacob
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I am a freelance artist from India. I am experienced in 3D Modelling, Lighting and Rendering. My tools of the trade are Photoshop, Blender, Zbrush, Maya and other supporting tools. I do most types of design.

I am currently pursuing an engineering degree in Information Technology. But my excellent time management skills allow me to focus on both my college work and art efficiently. I am very passionate about computers and art.

I have a bit of experience in the following fields.

Product Design
Logo design
Web design[no programming]
Illustration 2D/3D
Concept art

You can find me on:
My Website:
Dropr portfolio :
Elance :


                          At Eternity's Gate - Vincent van Gogh


"The tortured artist is a stock character and real-life stereotype who is in constant torment due to frustrations with art
and other people. Tortured artists feel alienated and misunderstood due
to the perceived ignorance or neglect of others who do not understand
them and the things they feel are important"
                                                                               -Wikipedia-Tortured artist


    Frustration has had a long time relationship with the artist.

    Not being able to create something good or not being able to express your idea correctly is one of the major causes of frustration for the artist.

   Well for beginning artists, their work is not that widely known. So there is not much of input. This can mean two things for him/her.

1. People don't like my work. Maybe I should improve.

2. People don't like my work. Maybe I should quit.

Both these choices can have their own impacts. That is up to the artist to choose.

Non-artists might not be able to really understand an artist's feelings. The ability to 'create' something is a feeling that not many people can understand. Just as mother understands her child, an artist also understands the work that he has so painfully created.

Generally, an artist wants people to look at his/her work and appreciate it.  Hell, everyone want to be appreciated for their work. When no one looks at your work you feel disappointed and probably frustrated. It's normal, it's natural.

The solution is to keep on working hard to achieve the level you want. There is nothing that you cannot do. Show your work to the right kind of people, the right audience. Take into consideration the criticisms that people throw at you give to your work.

Here is a quote by Oogway(fictional character) in relation to a peach tree:-


"I cannot make it blossom when it suits me, nor make it bear fruit before its time."

                                                                                                              -Oogway (Kung-Fu Panda)


here is a video by David Shiyang Liu which is inspired by Ira Glass
Ira Glass on Storytelling

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FairyWeasel Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the llama!
DylanSeto Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student Artist

Just wanted to thank you for the fave!

Also, since I'm currently focusing on music, I was wondering if you'd be interested in supporting me in that endeavor of mine?

If you are, I can link you to where you can find that stuff!
jamesjacobk Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You are welcome.
If by support you mean by money, then I'm sorry, I can't. I'm still a student and I don't earn. 
Good luck with your endeavor. 
DylanSeto Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Student Artist
Nah, not looking for money, just feedback.

Shall I link you?
jamesjacobk Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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