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On dA for 10 years

Wed Jul 10, 2013, 2:24 PM
I'm happy to have been here for this long.

It doesn't feel that long - but in a few more years I'll have been on this site for half my life.  Sheesh!

I've improved so much having an audience to show work to, even if the point of the work wasn't an audience - just having a platform from which I could do anything at all has been really amazing for me over the years.

And then... PMD-e... which has been a really tremendous learning experience for me (and others!), in so many ways. I don't want to turn this journal sappy or anything, but I've been lucky to have met so many people and have gotten the chance to help create a community with its ups and downs.

And... speaking of such...

I'll be making a journal later about the state of PMD-e right now - I know the updates have been sporadic, and this has been for a few reasons.  I've been thinking about how to word things for a few days now, and I don't think I've quite gotten it yet.

Anyway, for those of you who've been around since the beginning - thank you. And for those of you who maybe even only discovered my account in the past few days, thank you too! I hope you all can continue to enjoy my artwork for as long as I can make it engaging.

I have some new projects I want to discuss soon, but for now, if you're feeling a little down about your artwork, why not go to the very last page of my gallery? The one where I uploaded artwork 10 years ago? You can see that time, practice, and experience are what truly breed skill, which is why I strive to never purge my gallery of the old and embarrassing artwork. 

Thank you, everyone!



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Nobuyaki Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
its so rare to have someone who's been on for 10 years and is still active o.o
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JeanaBeana Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013
Tehe lol yeah I know what you mean by keeping old embarrassing work, always good to look back on when your looking for a good laugh. And wow ten years, that means you where one of the first deviants doesn't it.
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SkyDragonXD Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
why you are not a senior member yet!?
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greg11922 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, so you've been on here since the beginning of DA! Wow, that's amazing. I've only been here for a year.
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Moonlight-Echidna Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Student Digital Artist
so wonderful. I joined dA about seven years ago and not a year in, I came across you. You've come such a long way and you're still going, you should be so proud of how much you achieve and can achieve. :heart:
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SalamenceCake Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hmm hey by any chance do you have any screenshots from back then?
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alicexz Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
wow ten years what a loser
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purplekecleon Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
yea at least im not in my moms basement like SOME PEOPLe!!!!!!!!! {You)
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otakororo Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:clap:
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Jcat4ever2 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Congratulations! 
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