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My entry to the "Pay It Forward Curation Contest - Week 42"

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This is my entry for the Pay It Forward Curation Contest - Week 42 hosted by @pifc.


The rules of this challenge are very simple: Feature 2 High Quality Original Content Blog Posts from Steemians with a reputation score of 55 or under.


This week I bring you two artists who have made a comeback to the Steem Network after taking a 5 month break: @miewdrawings and @elfmyselfandi.

Here's the preview of their latest artworks:

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#1 - @miewdrawings (34)

@miewdrawings joined the Steem Network on August 14, 2018. She's a 19 year old Lithuanian student and published a few times, back in August... and then took a break.

@miewdrawings returned 2 days ago with her #introduceyourself post, where she explains how she found this Network and what she's been doing lately.

She concludes the post by sharing a few of her drawings.

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This is just one of her drawings, please go to her post to see the others.

I think @miewdrawings has more than enough talent and creativity to be successful here, but it seems that no one bothered to help her...

  • My advice, @miewdrawings, is that you accompany your drawings with a few text. You can include some random thoughts, explain the idea behind your artwork or simply post a few progress shots. It's up to you, but you should really add more than just a single image to a post.

  • Also, there's no need to post 5 or 6 times a day. You will do better if you post 5 or 6 times a week... and if you take a few more time to create each post.

I hope these tips will help you and I hope to see some more cool works from you, in the future.

Featured Post Links: 1Ramp / Busy / SteemPeak / Steeve / SteemIt


#2 - @elfmyselfandi (50)

Elin Laaksonen Friesen is a Swedish artist, currently living in Alberta, Canada.

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She joined the Steem Network almost a year ago, on February 7, 2018 and uses this blog to showcase her versatile skills, ranging from Drawing and Writing Comics, Making Shoes and Gardening. And now she's raising a baby, too.

What a great set of skills, don't you think?

In the post I've selected from @elfmyselfandi she shares a 2 page cartoon but I will only post the first image here - you can check the ending at her blog.

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@elfmyselfandi accompanies her comic drawings with a few personal thoughts that led to the creation of the cartoon.

Featured Post Links: 1Ramp / Busy / SteemPeak / Steeve / SteemIt


# Final Thoughts

At the time I'm writing this, both posts have little rewards, with $0.31 and $0.03.

In my opinion @miewdrawings and @elfmyselfandi have not been very consistent with their blogging and I think they need a little more exposure to gain some motivation to go on.

The only suggestion I have for both @miewdrawings and @elfmyselfandi is to add just a little more text when you post your artworks. Doing that will bring you a lot more fans. 😄

Also, please check out NTopaz and consider using it to post your artworks. (You can use your STEEM keys to login at that site; Any post from NTopaz will be automatically visible in SteemIt.)

Please give them some love and support. Any help is appreciated.


If you want to join the contest, here's more info about the "Pay It Forward" contest hosted by @pifc.


My previous participations are here:


Pay It Forward Curation Contest - Week 41 hosted by @pifc.

If possible, I'll be buying 2 SBI (@steembasicincome) shares - one for each artist - with the rewards from this post.

Please support @miewdrawings and @elfmyselfandi with a few upvotes, follows, resteems, comments. 😉


@trincowski signing out.

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