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Have you ever been intrigued enough by a “narrative moment” artwork on deviantART to ask the artist to tell the rest of the story?…

35,702 deviants said Yes! :thumbsup:
38,753 deviants said No. :thumbsdown:

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fredScalliet 3 days ago   Photographer
Yes, here: Girl-Spring by photoport, but I didn't actually dare asking... :-(
mlplover12321 May 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I just did it now on a drawing witch is a short fan fiction
Hotaru-Suzume Apr 11, 2013   General Artist
It would be nice to have a laconic definition of... whatever.
Neko-Kiona Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No, no generally not. I have asked for the next page of a comic though, to continue the story or links to ealier pages so I can start reading someone's comic, but not on a single narrative moment.
Sometimes the one moment is enough to get a general idea so further story knowledge is 'unneeded', or it's just more fun to come up with one. ^^;
felixavenier Feb 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Agreeing with the people who point out having that single moment is part of what helps make the image impact you so. Knowing every little detail of every image and how it relates to this or that can detract from the mystery and wonder-inspiring feeling drawn from the image.
Quinn-S-Art Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
there should be a duh, button...i love the stories that go with art
Don't know what they are talking about. *shrugs* probably not important anyway...
N1ghTw4lk3r666 Feb 13, 2013  Student Artist
Reason: these shit are TL;TR. nuff said
SolemnHarmony Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Personally I find that if I post a story and leave out a few details but never get a comment asking things such as what happened next, what caused it, what inspired me to write it, etc. I feel like there's little interest in what I wrote and that's very discouraging to me as a writer.
So yes, if I'm intrigued by something enough I'll ask about the story behind it or what inspired it. I don't see it as a way of saying "This requires more, there's not enough to it." or "I don't feel your art is good enough." I see it as a way of saying "This is really good and I'd like to know more about not only the piece but about the artist."
I have thought about it and really should have done so in the past. I'll make sure I do so in the future.

An interesting question to ask.
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