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MoBuyu by phoenixlu

I can't speak as a digital artist, so I'm proceeding as a general onlooker. I really like the pose. It flows neatly into the action hap...



12-10-2014 edit:  the new dA logo is crap and whomever designed it should go back to the drawing board.  that is all.  o/

Warning: long depressive train of thought ahead.

So it's been more than a year since the last journal. I haven't been keeping up with this account at all (not to imply that I have an account elsewhere which I do keep up - I don't) and it's because of a couple reasons.

1) My heart just isn't in photography and hasn't for a long time. I just feel so... tired, overall, from a lot of my normal activities.

2) deviantART has change. A lot. Part of it's that I am not as young as I was when I first picked up the web site, so I've definitely changed over the years. A greater part is the dA community. There are great people here, and I love seeing how they express their creativity across different artistic mediums. But I look at the proliferation of groups & accounts like OhMyPink,* I look at the coarseness that is celebrated as elevating artistic speech, I see and experience the lack of tolerance for conservative and/or religious members from a political philosophy that preaches tolerance, the lack of uniform rule enforcement - if any enforcement at all - from site admins and moderators...

I'm pretty much done with this web site.

I've had it with the back-patting, self-aggrandizing culture that now permeates every layer of dA.

I have never considered myself an artist. My photography is semi-okay and so are my drawing and literary skills. I've never expected an award or to have any kind of prominence on dA, and that's okay. I figured that, as long as I was working to improve, as long as I was trying to convey something, then I was positively contributing to dA.

Not anymore. My voice and beliefs feel completely drowned out. I feel excluded where once I felt welcomed. I'm in a crowd that's not right for me.

I don't think I'll close my account. I still visit on occasion, and sometimes leave a comment.

* I don't normally "name & shame," but in this case it is warranted. This account is causing other users - who do not know better - to copyright infringe and to violate dA's rules. Also, to the imbecile Shiro-Takamura who left this gem for me: You agreed to deviantArt's Terms of Service when you registered an account. It is YOUR responsibility to act in accordance with those terms, and the consequences are YOURS should you fail to do so. The action of using another person's work without their consent or without abiding by the stock work's rules hurts all of the community. Those are the people, as you so flippantly insulted, who care.
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A da'ir nuel se'ir.
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
Current Residence: Oregon, U.S.A.
Favourite genre of music: New Age, Techno/Trance, Oldies
Favourite style of art: Style doesn't matter, it's whether the artwork/picture speaks to me
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional
MP3 player of choice: (PC) Winamp 2.76
Shell of choice: Aero
Wallpaper of choice: rotating screenshots from WoW
Favourite cartoon character: Kup & Wheelie, "Transformers"; Jiraiya & Naruto, "Naruto"; Kenshin ...
Personal Quote: I listen and observe much more than I speak because knowledge IS power.

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LightsOnAmara Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for faving my first Daily Deviation "You Don't Have to be Wonder Woman"! That means a lot to me as it was my very first DD!
nattrozanska Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Professional Writer
Thanks so much for the fave =)
SarahharaS1 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014

Hi, thank you very much for adding me to your watchlist


Okomae Featured By Owner May 31, 2013
Nothing to see here :(
Morncreek Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
heavenriver Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for watching me! :D
Joe-Maccer Featured By Owner May 23, 2012
:iconblakelord::iconfaveplz: Thank you kindly! :iconcheerdanceplz:
Morncreek Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You are welcome! You have a lovely gallery.
Joe-Maccer Featured By Owner May 24, 2012
Thanks. :bow:
aidaabozaid Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
thnx for the llama <3
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