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    How to handle criticism

    23/05/2017

    We’ve all come across it one time or another: criticism. When it’s positive we can handle it fine, but when it’s negative we don’t always know how to deal with it.

    When I got negative comments on my work a few times in a row I decided to do research about criticism, trolls, haters, hate comments and the likes.

    I’ve formed my findings in the visual article below and hopefully it will bring some perspective to you too!
    And if you find yourself wanting to leave a negative comment somewhere, please think of this: it doesn’t make you look any better.

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    Doing some Etsy shopping

    sponsored post A while ago I got an email from Anna from Etsy, if I was interested in doing a portrait-drawing session for the EtsyNL launch in Haarlem. Of course I was! As you…

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