For those who are at my dojo, thank you, for just being there with me, for helping out even if you are not my official teacher, for being patient with my like no teacher has ever been. For being part of my family and most of all, for introducing me to Kumdo/Kendo. No matter how many of you out there start kendo and says they enjoy it, none of your stories will match what I felt on the day I entered that gym, and the many memories I made on that hollow floor.
Correct posture, correct heart, correct sword. --Jung sabum.
I don't always believe my critiques are 'right'. But part of art is developing and growing out of your comfort zone and trying something new, maybe even saying: 'Yeah... she could be right'. If you don't accept my critique, I don't care. But if you're expecting a: 'This pic is so amazing, it's obviously five-stars' kinda thing, then I guarantee you, you won't grow. Learn to accept that maybe others can be right. I know I sound really snobby and stupid, but I hate it when people note me saying: 'What the hell are you talking about? Let's see if you can do better, bitch.' because YOU'RE the one asking for a critique, and I gave you one. I can't do better, most of the times. Why? Because I'm a writer, not an artist. Lots of people surprise me when I give them a 2 or even a 1 star and they accept my critique, saying: Hey, thanks for the critique! And I agree with you on most things!, this makes me happy because it means my efforts weren't wasted plus it means I have helped someone. You don't have to accept my words, but don't be rude about it, because I spend a lot of time and effort on each critique.
PS, don't be upset if you get a 1-3 star-- that's the average I give to people. 5 stars are very rare.