The Patreon Trend - Why it doesnt sit well with meLonger discussion journal time.The Patreon Trend - Why it doesnt sit well with me by DanSyron
Bet alot of you have seen it somewhere: your favorite artists have Patreon Pages up, accepting donations, the like? I certainly have. To be frank, it doesnt sit well with me, and while this journal shows my opinions ONLY, it might cause you to think about the reasons behind Patreon and where it might and might not be the most acceptable thing in the universe.
First off: What is Patreon in the first place?
Patreon is an online kickstarter-esque site where people can donate to you and essentially back you and your work for various rewards. It can be used to fund projects that an artist might not be able to tackle on their own dime, such as comic publishing, music production and CD printing cost, you name it. The tool itself is quite powerful and has been able to help a few friends I have, such as :iconimagni: being able to work on publishing a comic and actually giving a quality product to people willing to back
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I find myself to be a caring person, though some people would think otherwise. I'm mature when I need to be, and immature when I find it appropriate. I'm currently going to college to get my degree in astrophysics. Astronomy is my future, while art is my hobby.
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