Been there. Well, here's my opinion. If you want to make these pictures, just make sure they're on mature content (if any nude and stuff) and in it's own folder. That's what'll I do. Or, if you like, just show them off without mature content. I suggest first method, cause lots of people draw nude and post them without mature content, which can sometimes be a problem. Hope this help in a way and Derpy OUT!!!
I know I can't make you do anything, but I personally would really appreciate it if you listened to the angel. It just feels like a basic respecting women kind of thing. Unless you treated the sexes equally and drew men in seductive positions as well ... but something gives me the feeling you might not want to do that. But then again, there was that one scene in C students with Drew. Never mind, I'm not seriously suggesting drawing men like that.
Yeah, I feel ya man...trust me, a lot of us here on DeviantArt go through the same struggle.
(Although, I'm not really sure if you could consider someone such as myself the type of person that goes through those things, since I'm a rather big feminist supporter...but, it's the truth for pretty much everybody.)
Well as long as you didn't draw them as like toys, objects, tools, etc. then I think it's fine. I am one of your female fans, and tbh, a little sexy is okay, right? If it really bugs you that much, then perhaps you can create a separate deviantart for your more racy pieces, and state on that DA page that you do not mean to offend anybody and you just like to draw that. Because lots of the people out there have a perverted side, (ay look at my tumblr all this gayshipping and making out woah), and they can't hate you so much if you address how you don't wish to portray women as things. Of course there will always be people out there who may hate on that, but let's face it, they exist everywhere. Okay but whatever you want, just thought that I would leave a note here. c:
Haha, I'm exactly having the same conflict with myself as well. What you can do is make a separate deviantart/tumblr/whatever and keep it secret so that no one from your "main" audience sees it, but then again it is YOUR decision. I'm glad that you've took the courage to say this about your problem because I thought I was the only one.
I'd stick to the advice of the angelic dude. Yes, you would get recognition with that kind of art, but at the cost of what? It portrays women as objects or tools, not human beings. But in the end, it's your choice bro. To each his own and all that...
I'd follow the handsome devil on the left and I've definitely wanted to experiment in that medium, but the only thing stopping me from ever doing that is my religious moral fiber. Other than that, I draw what I feel like drawing, even though it probably will differ from other people's tastes. Point is, if you feel fully comfortable experimenting in that medium, you should definitely go for it.
Also, there are other websites you could submit to. May I remind you that this is the Internet.
DynamicNerdleXxFeatured By OwnerFeb 13, 2014Hobbyist Filmographer
Trust me, it's your drawing and you can do what you like. In my opinion, if you're going to draw sexual stuff, don't draw it all the time, only draw it once in a while, that's how you can prevent yourself from losing respect.
Well, you can always draw it, and whenever you feel like sharing it (or not, that's up to you), you can create a Tumblr account, or on another site, and post that on there, so people who don't want to see it do not actually see it, while people who do can go check your account on the alternate site. :3
(Sorry if I'm just unintentionally repeating what some other people might have already told you. *derp*)
Outlandish concept here; Make a second account and if you don't wanna ruin your image, don't use your name (although you might need to change up the art style a bit if you were to do that, since your art style is pretty distinct... as in distinctly generic, but in a way that works for you and when you see it you think "that's Animatedjames")