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Daily Deviation

Given 2012-12-19
My animal form by *playfurry is suave, coy and handsome! You can't help but admire the details, highlights and shading of this piece! The brown eyes, the playful smirk and that hair! ( Featured by KovoWolf )
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secret-chamber Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Great work :rose: Featured here: [link]
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BardicSpoon Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
Yup. Pretty much sums up why I can't stand furries. I miss the old days of DA, when there was genuinely creative, interesting and varied artwork here. Now it's just become a hub for furries (I'm sorry, basing a fandom around slapping the head of an animal onto a human body is not all that creative) anime fangirls, bronies and various odd fetishes (I'm not necessarily against fetish art, just all the paint doodles of feet and pokemon vore). DA was better off without people like KovoWolf, who promote a very narrow subject and ensure boring work like this is popular.
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KovoWolf Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013  Professional General Artist
Hello there ~BardicSpoon

Putting a humans head with an animal or an animal for a humans head is not uncommon. Look at the hieroglyphs in Egypt. Anthropomorphic beings are even worshiped as gods. Disney uses a lot of Anthropomorphic characters and I don't see anything boring about that. What's to say that Anthro art isn't to be as appreciated as any other art subject? Anthropormophic artwork is quiet ranged here on DeviantART and a lot of unique pieces at that :) Just take a look at other deviations I have featured for an example.

You are more then welcome not to look at any "furry" art or "anthro" art if you do not appreciate the medium. Leaving negative comments on the artists work is disrespectful and rude.

If you want to see other things featured or have suggestions for the Anthro gallery please shoot me a Note and I will be more then happy to discuss it with you. I'm always willing to listen to the community and what they might have to offer or suggest in regards to the gallery I feature from and tend to.

FAQ #873: What do I do when I disapprove of a Daily Deviation feature?

Cheers!
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BardicSpoon Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
Ah the old "but it's been done since forever" argument. Yes it has, and for varied and differing reasons. For instance those animals had special significance in Egyptian mythology, and so were more symbolic then some representation of a proto anthro. Modern day furries however take in a multitude of unrelated icons and concepts, and amalgamate them into one very shallow and restricted interest. I understand that there are many reasons that people are attracted to the fandom, and take inspiration from a variety of sources, but at the end of the day it represents a purely superficial interest in, and a standardization of, a collection of wholly unrelated subjects. Children's books, cave art, traditional fantasy, various mythologies, countless comics and cartoons all have contained variations on humanized animals and humans with mixes of animal characteristics. What the fandom fails to take into account though is that the motives, meanings and context of them are entirely unrelated, and simply group them all together under "anthro" based on appearance alone. I find art like this throwaway and boring because it is. It's just another member of the fandom pumping out another identical piece because that's all that people want to see.
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AngstfulGlee Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013
I know this comment is a little old now, but thank you for summing how how much I dislike the abuse of the word "anthro."
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BardicSpoon Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013
No worries, I'd totally forgotten about this comment tbh lol :D Yeah it just irritates me that to furries, everything is a furry. To anthropomorphize something is just to give something human characteristics, which could mean anything. You could anthropomorphize a chair just by dubbing a human voice over it. You anthropomorphize your coffee cup when you yell at it for dripping scalding coffee on you. It's an incredibly broad term, and furries abuse this fact at their will just so they can make something "cool and awesome and unique" out of it to parade around as a substitute to creativity and actual character development. What's that? A pregnant anthro roller-coaster? Well blow me sideways, I guess all the great authors, play writes, film writers and artists were doing it totally wrong. Turns out all you have to do is declare yourself a furry, pick a random animal/plant/object/all-of-the-above, give it eyes and a token backstory/arbitrary list of personality traits, then BAM! Totally original character.
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Nubstep Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014
Oh please, 'bronies and various odd fetishes' yet you're a brony yourself. A typical anti-furry whose mind is very close-minded, and very hypocritcal. Sums up most of the furry haters.

Hold on, furry art isn't original. If that's the case, any drawing is unoriginal. For instance, look at your gallery. You have drawings of animals, (my little pony rofl), stealing sprites from pokemon and building it on minecraft. And you say furry art is unoriginal. Original character or not, then all 'original' characters from any story is unoriginal. Do you often speak out of your ass? I can make a brunnette human character, and I assume I'm original. Are you educated? 
Please try responding this with zero irony. (quite a challenge for you)
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CMWVisualArts Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wait a minute.
Wait.
A.
Minute.


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KovoWolf Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
To avoid pushing this any further on the deviants actual art, I'm not going to slash away at your argument here.

I will say this. Art is appreciated by everyone differently. You might think this is throwaway and boring (this is relative to your opinion and no one elses), Others can find the appreciation for what it is. Art. If you don't like it, you don't have to view it :)
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KurGuardianz Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
If you don't have anything nice to say to my friend's artwork -- which he puts just about as much effort as any other artist -- then don't say anything and just look at other pieces of art to look at
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BardicSpoon Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
I'm sorry but life's not all about getting endless praise, you have to accept the fact that if people dislike something, they can and will voice that. There is a VERY large bulk of art here that is practically identical, why should I wade through through it all and not say a word just because you wouldn't like me to?
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KurGuardianz Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
It's called common courtesy, asshole. And what do you want him to do? Give up on his furry artwork all because you don't approve of it? To hell with you
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Scarefish Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Reminds me of Taric from League of Legends. Outrageous. Truly outrageous!
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playfurry Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thank you for the comparison! hug
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Scarefish Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my....dat comment above mine. Anyways, awesome drawing! I wish I could draw with such detail, but I've still got a ways to go before I'm that good.
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Katashi-Okenuth Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
naww thars so cute!
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playfurry Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
=D
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Yaegiri Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is deliciously funny! :D
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playfurry Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thanks
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SpongeMuffin Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
This is . . . slightly terrifying. It's skillfully made, but . . . terrifying.
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playfurry Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
terrifying? had not spoken it ... but thank you
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joeltonongkh Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
nice and cute!
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playfurry Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
=D
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peterquill Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
your art is lovely! the fur is beautiful and so is the hair bbb uwu <33
this is gorgeous

ignore all the negative comments, your art is lovely!!
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playfurry Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
that's me XD thanks
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Projectile-Vomiting Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really love the cunning expression on his face!
Very well done! x3
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playfurry Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
thanks =D
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peterquill Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
oh wow!! this was really rude! wow
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mao42ranma Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So you're Kevin from Kevin & Kell?
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Lizziey Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I totally see Hugh Jackman here because of his new animation movie about some kind of guardians (I still don't remember the title) so I love it very much! Great art!
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DexterAnodyne Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
omg me too
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LemonPetals Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOL so cute it really does look like you! Great job :D
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i-am-tsukiko Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Student General Artist
such amazing anthro stuff *A*
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Plaid-F Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Probably my favorite anthro piece ever. I love it to bits! Wonderful work!
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Afiya-NumbuhNine Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
did anybody else think of Buster from Arthur (like an older version of him)? xD
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KovoWolf Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Professional General Artist
Arthurs Christmas? :D I still need to see it!
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WondersSecret Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
I believe they were referring to Arthur as in the children's show. Buster is a rabbit character that is Arthur's best friend.

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KovoWolf Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Professional General Artist
Ahhh yes. Cheers :heart:
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DesmondeKapi Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
If Buster looked like that, he'd get all the ladies.
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VickytheKitty Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Professional Photographer
Awesome.
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lemon1986 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
oh god, now thats a HARDCORE anthro!
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MomoHinamoru Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Student Artist
O.o
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saints-fan-12 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Congratulations, so hot. Why's he so hot?!
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Smoddermans Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Student General Artist
He reminds me of Luke Skywalker...
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Broken-Arts Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Student Digital Artist
holy crap somewhat see it
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Smoddermans Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Student General Artist
once you see it, you cannot unsee.
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Broken-Arts Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Huh ???
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Smoddermans Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Student General Artist
once you see how it looks like luke skywalker, you keep seeing a furry skywalker. xD

Like in sonic's tv show where the villain (who's name i forgot) says "Snooping as usual I see" and the title say "SnooPINGAS usual i see" You keep hearing "PINGAS' instead of "-ping as usual"
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