HomeArticlesWHAT SEPARATES POPULAR ARTISTS FROM THE REST! [How to Get Your Art NOTICED FINALLY] WHAT SEPARATES POPULAR ARTISTS FROM THE REST! [How to Get Your Art NOTICED FINALLY] By Frank Lundy September 13, 2019 Articles, Blog 100 Comments Tags:and, art, drawing, how to get noticed, Success, that, you Related Posts Relief Printmaking Proof Printing : Relief Print Proofing Cherry Tree holding the Moon Step by Step Acrylic Painting for Beginners Alice-ART Gelatine-Druck “verknüpft”, printmaking gelatin print homemade gelatin plate About Author admin 100 Comments she's A devel July 21, 2019 Thank you so so so so so so much for this vidio! 🤩😁😄 Reply catty cat queen July 21, 2019 You sound like my inner voice when i try to post a video I even have disliked my own video Reply Erica Joy July 22, 2019 Thanks for sharing! This is great advice! Reply thappireth blu July 22, 2019 A few seconds in and I'm already guilty of mixing my art and memes in one blog… And surprisingly, my memes get more likes and I get recognition for what I make all the same so I'm not complaining Reply ガチャcameron July 22, 2019 2:14 i was about to say kun0 shade but then i saw comments from a year ago Reply Griffly Art July 22, 2019 I think my lack of attention on DeviantArt 15 years ago is why I gave up on art in early adulthood, and why now my lack of attention on IG is extra saddening. It’s like, “Well, even though I’m better now than I was 13 years ago, I’m STILL not getting attention, so obviously it’s me.” What you said about drawing for yourself and not praise really hit me. I haven’t reaaaallly liked a piece of mine in a while. When I love a piece and post it, and then it gets fewer likes than anything else, I tend to love the piece less. Seems I’m relying on external validation for my work. It’s so ironic, because I’m perfectly content in mySELF (who I am, how I look etc) and don’t need external validation there, but with my art, I feel like people HAVE to like it because how else will I sell one day?? And then, what do I even sell?? I’m so attention-deficit about my craft that I feel like giving up. You said to be consistent. All the videos I have watched on this topic say something like “Have a niche/style/consistent medium”. But I don’t. I want to play with EVERYTHING. I want to sculpt and paint and make dioramas and make digital art. I want it all. Sorry for the ramble. I’m disappointed to find out that my way of being creative won’t get me anywhere in the way of followers, and likely customers. Guess I’m asking too much of myself, especially since I work full time at an office. Reply Sparrow1315 July 22, 2019 MY VIDEO GOT VIRAL! Got 2 likes more :3 Reply Vyansya July 23, 2019 I have trauma regarding fanart… I have 4k followers on instagram, everytime i post fandom related stuff I get like 4-10k likes. But when I post my original art, I only got at max 1k. Sure my page grow very fast with fanart, but I dislike it. I want people follow me because of my ART. Moreover,i got hateful message saying they prefer my fanart and i should stop making og art. And thts why i decided to make a separate account with no fanart—its hard to get follower, but i feel better that way mentally. Reply magickmanXD July 23, 2019 Your work should be stylistically consistent Looks at my collection of work: well tough s**t Reply 💮Kai-Bear💮 July 23, 2019 Yuri was noticed WOW Xd Reply 💮Kai-Bear💮 July 23, 2019 And Sayori was bored Reply Angelmoongal Alien weirdo July 24, 2019 It sucks that some "popular " Artist get more acknowledgement just by drawing disgusting fetish art. I draw alot. I get a few likes but they don't follow me back. WHAT AM I DOING WRONG!? Reply Mariah Nichole July 24, 2019 12 yrs old and my dreams were literally just crushed Reply Daniel Jason July 24, 2019 Ha, jokes on you!!, My Personal Insta is my Art Insta!!! Reply UwUthememe July 25, 2019 Usually when someone follows my Insta I follow them back. YouTube…. sometimes I sub back. Reply TheJournalistOfYoutube International July 27, 2019 I hate deviantart And it’s not because the fact I don’t know how to use it….okay maybe Reply Painting starship July 27, 2019 I actually already do this but don't get more follower at all. Its slowly starting to bother me even tho i know it shouldn't Reply Mixed Master July 28, 2019 Lavender: everyone one and their mom has instagramMe: and their cats and their dogs and their axolotl AND AN EGG Reply Scarlett Strid July 29, 2019 Hmhmhm, tbh I can see my followers graph skyrocket whenever I give a chance away for free art :v Other than that I sorta rely on tags and the confusing kindness of other ppl Reply Melody Micaelis July 29, 2019 I'm a really young Artist I draw for like maybe 2 years now, but I'm not allowed to have sociale media and .. it hurts ne that I can't show my art Reply tado chan July 30, 2019 Is it wrong that i feel uncomfortable of some artist that getting popular because they're keeps draw a fanart but literally the fanart is having the same style as the original cartoon… I mean isn't fanart is something that makes a cartoon looks different in so many style? ._. Reply Racinesa :v July 30, 2019 Thanks!! ❤❤❤❤💕💕💕💕 Reply raebkcalb July 30, 2019 I don't want to sound like "uhh my art ist the best and everyone else shouldn't be noticed" but I feel like people who draw just like 3rd graders get a lot more attention than me. The have like 200 followers while I'm here being sad with my 45 followers :(( Reply Catherine Raper July 30, 2019 I’m watching this in 2019 where Instagram keeps changing its algorithms. Reply Mizu0103 July 31, 2019 This was very helpful! Thank you so much ❤️ Reply -*. JAMMRS .*- July 31, 2019 “Spicycheetoz2012xx”?! I’m stealing that username Reply Kitsune Akila July 31, 2019 My thing is that I don't wanna be popular,I just feel happy when people like my drawings but when someone posts a compliment about it I just feel kinda uncomfortable, I feel it would be like I'm too full of myself if I say "thank u" or smthng like that but idk if it's is nice not to answer 😅 Reply Soals August 1, 2019 I dunno if this video was made with a different platform in mind specifically but I’m have a hard time relating to it. Generally the very best way to get know is: 1. Develop a style. Something easily recognizable and unique to you. Give yourself a niche, brand yourself to a certain esthetic. What you want more than anything is for people to see your art and RECOGNIZE that it’s yours. Like tim burton, Don Bluth, etc. make yourself and what you draw distinct and interesting.2. Advertise. When you post art you post it with links to your page, introduce yourself every time. Most importantly engage with your audience, talk to them befriend them. Have an online prescience. People follow people they like. You’re not begging when your art link comes up in friendly conversation.3. Be active. Draw a lot, keep up your quality. Open yourself to commissions. Take requests. Engage with people.4. Be patient. These things are slow moving snowball effect. It’s not going to happen fast. It takes years unless you get a stroke of luck. But as long are you get yourself out there, you talk to people you make yourself known, you’ll get there. If it sounds like a lot of work that’s because it is. Reply WillowDaPillow August 1, 2019 How to be popular on YouTube! 1. G a c h a L i f e Reply little speed painter August 1, 2019 Step one: draw bad artStep two: say that you have depressionsStep three: Follow good small artist too get more compassion Step four: Let the better and smaller artist feel bad because you have more followers I know very much people who draw veeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeery bad, and have maybe 1k followers! Look on Wulpina2 on Instagram and than Laviana SofiaB-Darth Naya05! This is the badest name I've aver heard of, and she has 581 follower! WTF!!!!!!!! Reply Chimii’s Universe August 2, 2019 Yay I have 2 followers on DeviantArt Reply justarandom girlhere August 3, 2019 1:57 that was what I thought. I was like 13 when I started practising and practising how to make my art more and more realistic because I felt like only then it could actually be good enough for instagram. I gained followers and was happy when I got likes and ashamed of my art when it didn't get likes. The problem was that I didn't have fun creating art anymore. I had like 150 insta followers and I felt like I had to draw realistic stuff and just had to draw it well enough and then I'd gain followers. So I really lost all the fun and creativity and over time also stopped creating art. One day, I discovered your YouTube channel and other artists like Kasey Golden and realised art does not have to look realistic to be good. That discovery motivated me immensely and I started drawing again. This time, I didn't draw realistically but more cartoonish. I experimented around, got a tablet, tried to find my style and stuff. When I posted something for the first time since a couple of months I was pretty excited to show off my new art. It was the first digital art I had posted. It rarely got any likes. I kinda understood though because it wasn't good at all. I continued posting art but I kept getting less and less likes. The people who followed me had followed me for realism, not some mediocre cartoonish art. I stopped posting my art and decided that from now on I'm only going to create art for myself until I am completely happy with the way I draw. I'm doing that right now, still haven't found my style but I'm learning. Once I feel like I'm ready, I'm gonna create a new account one which I will post my own, original art. I don't think anyone read this but it felt good to write my journey down lol Reply doughnut weasel August 4, 2019 I get giddy when I get 8 views on a deviant art drawing ps it’s dumpsterman5000 Reply Alina Nechiporenko August 4, 2019 I wish YouTube let all creators use thumbnails aaaaaaaa Reply Cub Is alive August 4, 2019 I really try hard to support other small artists, because I feel ya. I recommend looking up animation meme(or whatever type of art you like) on YouTube and then set it to most recent. I have discovered plenty of amazing artists threw this and I genuinely love their content, I recommend you try it Reply Noa August 5, 2019 I agree with the fanart thing, usually my fanart gets more popularity then my non-fanart Reply Kameron Hancock August 5, 2019 2019 people – if you're on TikTok, popular art tags that CAN get you noticed are ones for flower gore, watercolor, and art progress! I got a following of 12k doing this (I'm a watercolor flower gore artist who frequently does redraws, and I just happened to learn this when I did another medium with a different subject matter. I usually get around 500-1000 likes per video, but the different medium barely scraped 200). Also watercolor and digital are the most popular, you basically just have to make yours stand out from the rest from there Reply FlippedScript August 6, 2019 This was really helpful and inspiring. I’m trying to get my art more out there, and the video was very encouraging. By the way, I LOVE your voice! It’s so relaxing to listen to in the background while doing something! Reply Miel Schaefer August 8, 2019 Here's a cheat: in the past week ive almist doubled my followers on Insta (im a small account) what I do is just follow a bunch of people I dont know/care about so my name pops up on their screen. @gazers_world btw Reply A_Random_Person172 August 8, 2019 2:59 The one on the right is Monika from Doki DokiAnd the one on the left is Sayori still from doki doki Reply gay silence August 9, 2019 I used to post fanart and usually got 50-70 likes and now on Instagram I post OCS and original art that get 30-45 likes 😔🤙 Reply Ultimate Artist August 10, 2019 Fanart? M y c a l l I n g Reply Jisun Lee August 11, 2019 I KNEW UNDERTALE OU/AU FANART WAS GOING TO HELP ME SOMETIME Reply TanRobin242 August 12, 2019 Hi im a artist and im unpopular and i will like to be famous plis help me Reply Giornata- Disegnare August 12, 2019 OH MY GOD THE THANOS AD AGAIN WTH Reply Golden CupOfTae Films August 12, 2019 yo I got 86 followers on one of my socials because I told people I'll follow them back 🤣 Reply Catwin Chan August 12, 2019 You know it's time to pull out your notebook and pen and tell your buddy to hold your beer (or something else if you a minor) when the youtuber has 976K subs, 9K views and 53K likes AND is giving tips on how to be noticed. Reply Victoria Lin August 12, 2019 What r u using to record your art? Reply Crystalgleam Is in skyclan August 14, 2019 -Be me-decide to feature new drawing channel on old ones-doesn’t know how to link-sends link to homepage -confused on why people are saying there’s no new channel!!Someone teach me to link plz. Reply Dabber Master August 14, 2019 When you have that one kid that's popular and draws something ugly and you are drawing a masterpiece people just congratulate that popular kid ._. True story Reply Me Chan August 14, 2019 I recommend posting on a place like Amino to start, that's where i started posting and now i have quite a few people who like my art! Reply Jin is my jam uwu August 14, 2019 I'm always thinking, that I'm not good enough, but it motivates me to get better.I don't have a lot of followers, but still trying to get more, but Instagram is really not the best and I personally don't like selfpromo. Reply WooIn Louie YANG August 14, 2019 Hidden tips guys. Draw controversial politic comics. It really gets people’s attentions. Reply Lemon Vera August 15, 2019 maybe we can reply to this comment with our art account, so we can check eachothers and help us grow(?i'll start: my account on ig is @lemon__vera pls follow the chain so this is not just spam lol Reply BrookePage August 15, 2019 Kun0 needs to watch this video Reply Eliza Schuyler Hamilton August 15, 2019 Tbh, my art is only really recognized by Amino users. My first feature came earlier today! It's an art piece I'm putting in a speedpaint later. Reply Sss Punch August 15, 2019 I actually like art/personal accounts. It gives me a peep inside of their minds and I get to see what inspires them, not just their drawings. Reply Crizmins PH August 16, 2019 what is ur art reference? i really love it Reply Chain Z August 17, 2019 Art is hard! i work really hard to draw stuff in between my loads and loads of schoolwork and am even proud of some of my work, instagrams algorithm is a pain, i really hope i can become a bigger artist someday Reply Kratt Chan August 17, 2019 I'M one of the unpopular one Reply Alyssa Hundt August 18, 2019 This speaks to me so goddamned hard Reply Kay's anime August 18, 2019 I love your art and all of the colors Reply TaeMadeMeGay!!! August 19, 2019 DO I HEAR AMARANTE JSKHSKJHSKJH Reply Loki Joakie August 20, 2019 You are so sweet and helpful oml, recently my art got a slight boom on IG and ive been a little worried, but also a little excited i guess? This was exactly the video i needed thank you so much <3 <3 Reply Seawing August 22, 2019 Eeeeeeeeėeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Reply Maddie Eclipsed August 23, 2019 Will some one PLEASE tell me how to do shading with traditional mediums? Please?! Reply Izuku Midoriya August 24, 2019 But sometimes people in social media only likes those who have beauty face🙄🙄 Reply Galaxy Jam August 25, 2019 As an animator, if you don’t have a good thumbnail… You ded. Reply Aramii August 28, 2019 I feel like I don’t post much that’s why, but i recently bought an iPad Pro cause I would literally use my 3ds for art but now I feel so inspired lol I only have like 90 something followers on insta Reply someone August 28, 2019 I do fanart of celebrities I like and I have more than 3k now <3You may have heard of it I do outlines and normal digital drawwings.and Im ina huge and nice fandom so that helps me too! Reply TG Gdn August 29, 2019 Here’s my Instagram tommy_georgx go follow 😂 – that’s how to get noticed Reply Lunitorium August 30, 2019 Thank you very much for sharing your tipps! 🤩 Reply wolf quartz August 30, 2019 I just draw art of some shows I like. Reply i am a plant August 31, 2019 999k! Reply Suchasynic August 31, 2019 Holy I watched her channel earlier today 999k Now 1MGg lavender Reply Shima Enaga September 2, 2019 I play this game on Roblox called Royale High (btw im Firetree246 <p) and id say im well off in the game because ive been playing for a while and ive SAVED up (not bought) all of my diamonds. The two things I hate most and get very often on Sunset Island are: "Please vote me I never win!" "Ill never win my dress is ugly!" (Stuff like that)and"Us newbies never have a chance to win because all you rich people keep stealing the votes! You should stop playing the game so we have an opportunity to win!"I swear this one kid would not shut up! It was so annoying and she ruined the game for everyone. Us "rich people" dont get the votes because we have all the diamonds, we get them because of the style we have and how we dress, sometimes when the theme is "Haunted", a lime green and neon blue baby clown doesn't look nice, but a well thought out ghost or simple red and black vampire looks really eye pleasing! Reply Sergio Enrique Gonzalez Nava September 3, 2019 Amazing advice! Thank you so much Reply CubeKnight September 3, 2019 I used the jacksepticeye tag i someone added to favourites after 1 minute of posting it Reply Pepper Spice September 3, 2019 Hey guys check out my Instagram @pepper_drools ! I’m a very unique and experimental artist! I love monster and Aliens! I plan to be popular and to show the world my art! I love all you guys! 😄 Reply 猫可可 September 4, 2019 I wish there is an anonymous version of deviant art/tumblr though, I felt trapped when people liked my art for that certain type of art. I'm afraid to shift my style/fandom/theme that might potentially disappoint my regular viewers. Reply *MoonLight Foxy Chan* September 5, 2019 If your on amino go to every chat and be active and get friends those friend will probably follow you then you post 😛 Reply Keven Smith September 5, 2019 This is life changing! Reply SiraGem Art September 5, 2019 I have 10 poor followers on instagram and youtube.please help me @ sira.gem I need followers. Reply Zack Dawson September 5, 2019 I recently made an art account on Instagram myself (my main acc is my own study aesthetics) and tbh I actually do think at times that my art isn’t good enough compared to the amazing artists I’d see bc even though I have about 20-something followers, I only get maybe 5 likes and it’s usually from close friends and I’m actually pretty okay when drawing traditionally bc I’ve done so for over practically almost 2 decades (I’m 18) but since I only recently started trying digital art and still trying to figure it out (plus it’s hard to do on a small phone but my tablet is in the process of getting fixed) it just kinda feels like my art went from being good to worse instead of improving if that makes sense. Reply STS Jaidn September 7, 2019 do drawn shitposts count? Reply piotrek daniel September 7, 2019 I have one follower on Twitter Reply 이리 September 7, 2019 I know everyone's saying that they don't need an audience on social media because they like their own art and that's what's most important, and they're right, but i'm so glad I found this video. I've been constantly stressed about not gaining a big enough audience for my art and I couldn't even talk to anyone about it because I know how ridiculous it is to worry about something like that. So i'm really happy you made this. Thank you so much, LavenderTowne. Reply stitchy scapes September 7, 2019 Im an animator….with 200- subs….. Reply Temmew YT September 7, 2019 How to be popular on YT;-Try to get your video on people's recommandations after 10937 years Reply anextrapancakepls September 8, 2019 That moment when ur friend who’s been on a social media platform for way shorter and has less experience with arT GETS MORE ATTENTION THAN YOU. Reply The Animation Of World September 8, 2019 How to be popular on Sketch 1.post a picture of a Gachia life character Reply It's Dark September 8, 2019 Drawing porn Reply The Blue Wolfleader Esther September 8, 2019 no one knows how much i hate these gacha editors who get noticed way more often than all the other artists Reply A 1995 September 8, 2019 Artist that post a neat drawing, room for improvement but still great: 10 likes, no comments.Ok.Same artist post a meme or a lazy photo: 50 or more likes, some comments.Dafuq?Society is often disappointing. Reply Monster Facee September 9, 2019 When you're an unpopular artist and get so happy when you get a comment but when you click on the notification its a self promo comment 🙁 Reply iistxrry_day ' September 10, 2019 :0 Reply Uiki :3 September 10, 2019 I know it may sound strange, but now when she says ,,however" it reminds me of Sonia Nevermind A LOT xD(It's not even her, just that word) Reply evolionbot September 10, 2019 Thank you Reply Gacha Ally Draws September 11, 2019 Im probably whats considered "lucky" Reply Karan.K K.H September 11, 2019 It’s really hard for people to follow my work as I don’t like to stick to a certain aesthetic and it’s still amateur at best, but I’m still gonna draw whatever I want to lol Edit: oof ‘watercolour landscapes next to digital cartoons’ is literally what my Instagram looks like Reply Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. 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