Guilt tripping for art: Do your "friends" do it?

Discussion in 'Art and Illustration' started by It'sBlitz, Nov 14, 2017 at 12:26 PM.

  1. It'sBlitz

    It'sBlitz Pilot in training

    [​IMG] I mean have you had crap like this happen to you before?
     
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  2. W00lies

    W00lies Member

    Wow... reminds me a friend who only came over to say hi when she needed money. :rolleyes:
    Ugh, don't feel bad for someone guilt tripping you. They'll end up extorting everything they can out of you until they move on to another target.
     
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  3. Pipistrele

    Pipistrele Smart batto!

    I usually draw stuff for my friends, then guilt-trip them into saying it's good.
     
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  4. Yakamaru

    Yakamaru I stubbed my log on a car!

    Good lord. Guilt trippers.

    Yeah, you talked about that a couple of months ago. Despicable behaviour.

    How someone can stoop so low is beyond my understanding.
     
  5. PlusThirtyOne

    PlusThirtyOne What DOES my username mean...?

    i used to get that in school all the time. Not so much now, though i HAVE gotten guilt-tripped a couple of times for my writings.

    "Duuuude, you gotta get back to writing for my D&D campaign! i needja, man!"
     
  6. Butt_Ghost

    Butt_Ghost Caffeine-based lifeform.

    I've had a few run-ins with the sorts of people that imply they might self harm for the sake of leverage, but never over art stuff. It's pretty crazy.

    People badgering me for art have always gone with the compliment/guilt trip sandwich - "I can't even draw a circle! You draw good. Man, if I could draw like you, I'd draw [thing]! I'm sad that I can't draw [thing]. I bet you could draw [thing] really easily!"
     
  7. loomou

    loomou Your Local Art Nerd

    I haven't had this happen before, people have def. guilt tripped me with messages like that though. You should never feel pressured to draw something for someone if theyre saying stuff like that though, its manipulation.
     
  8. tiredbirb

    tiredbirb New Member

    NEVER do this to artist friends - if someone is doing this to you then you need to drop them fast because this is really really gross.
    You don't deserve to be guilt tripped over someone else wanting you for what you can give them - especially when using things like their mental health, bad life situations and stuff like that against you. This is really disgusting behaviour...
     
  9. DoeDog

    DoeDog Member

    that person is not a friend, drop if faster than a bad habit.
     
  10. Jay98

    Jay98 The violent man-eater

    my fans are all drama-rai so the guilt trip is strong with them. to be fair i hardly ever finish anything i start but they will literally pester me about it from the minute i mention i might feel like doing it one day until the damned thing is done. i've had people saying they're gonna break up with their boyfriend because i wont finish making a game or if i don't do it they'll name their first born child fart. people are weird.
     
  11. Fuzzylumkin

    Fuzzylumkin Fuzzbutt

    wow... that's just... wow...
     
  12. Inkblooded

    Inkblooded Active Member

    LOL I've never got any obvious messages like that, but I have known people who only pretend to like me in hopes of getting free art, then give up, unwatch me (on DA etc) and then trash talk me when they realize I don't give out art like candy just because you said you like my work.
     
  13. xofrats

    xofrats The cat said what?

    No my friends would never do that. If they want some art, they pay me for it (usually with a dinner).
    But I have had some strangers trying to guilt trip me. "My friend is in the hospital/ got 1 month left to live. Draw our characters.".
    I'm glad it's strangers. Then I can just laugh and block them :D
     
  14. Simo

    Simo Skunk

    Nope, has never happened to me, because I don't do art. I write, and it might actually be sort of flattering to be guilt-tripped for a request, at this point, seeing as it's not very popular, to be a fury writer, vs. an artist.

    Maybe I can guilt-trip someone into guilt tripping me into writing something for them : P
     
  15. Jay98

    Jay98 The violent man-eater

    I love to write but I'm dyslexic and can't read what I've written very well. I have to get people to proof read my writing before I publish it. It's a shame because I love stories but I have to have them read out to me. I can read myself but not large chunks of text.
     

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