There seems to be an attitude prevalent on deviantART not to comment except to give praise in an unconstructive manner. A few people probably in reaction - take the opposite tack and either flame or only say whats wrong with a picture without any positive notes whatsoever.
Now I dont really mind the unconstructive praise within reason. I do it myself about half the time possibly more. Sometimes a picture is just so good that youre left speechless. There are some truly great artists on dA.. But when you can see a multitude of problems with a picture and people are still telling you its great it sounds a little hollow. It wouldnt be so bad if I didnt get the feeling that some may be most - people avoid giving negative feedback because they think you should never be negative. To me this seems silly. People learn from their mistakes but sometimes they need them pointing out to them.
However, dont go to ot