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How to Discover Your Unique Artistic Voice

Updated: Aug 19, 2022

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How do you find or discover your creative voice or mode? You most times don’t need to look for it, because you've had it already. You already have items you like, styles you favor, favorite colors, preferred textures, etc. No matter where you are, your relatives will recognize your speaking voice because of the words you use and how you express yourself. Yes, it's easy to recognize your handwriting. Your style is already present, but for the majority of people, it is hidden by the fact that it is an essential component of who we are. Because of this, other people can sometimes see our style when we can't.

Many artists don't spend enough time figuring out their voices. It's crucial, in my opinion, for all creatives. What kind of artists will Fela Kuti, Ayodeji Abiodun, and Abinoro Collins be without their distinguished artistic voices and style? There are various artists we like because of the artistic voice that shows through their works. You can eventually discover something about your works if you compare them to one another over time. Following this, you can determine which components you like and dislike and also know your voice. You also improve the ones you like.

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Some argue that your artistic voice can naturally manifest itself, it must be refined to be fully heard, etc. But that’s not it, one major benefit of finding your artistic voice is that after identifying your voice, you can see that honing it increases its effectiveness as you put in more effort. Letting your voice shine becomes the main objective.

Early compositions might only have a whisper, which is insufficient. Additionally, it can be shouting, which is annoying. Each component of your work ought to have the ideal voice. It isn't just one thing. It includes volume, tones, and more, and here’s how you discover it: