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ABlipinTime

Just another blip in time
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Artist // Hobbyist // Digital Art
  • United States
  • Deviant for 10 years
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Favourite Visual Artist
non-DA artists: Bob Ross, Norman Rockwell, M.C. Escher
Favourite TV Shows
anime
Favourite Books
Holy Bible, QED (by Feynman), Life is Worth Living (Fulton Sheen), etc.
Favourite Writers
Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, other saints
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC (oh yeah!)
Tools of the Trade
JWildfire, Gimp, Inkscape, pencil and paper, Metasequoia, and now MetalIFS
Other Interests
outer space

The Emptiness of Art

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Years ago, when I joined DeviantArt, it was an entirely different place, a different attitude, a central place of art where amateurs and pros mingled. I was excited to join. I discovered tons of artwork that interested me. But when your captivated in the moment, the truth can be hard to see. Many people have noted the changes in DA and have already exhaustively listed those reasons, so there's no need to rant on those. However, my tale is a bit different. When I said "captivated in the moment", I'm referring to that era of mine where I was both an artist and virtually inhaling art. I looked at thousands of images, collecting a few hundred, and taking only seconds to enjoy each one before moving on to the next. I couldn't see enough. I became starved for more. This went on endlessly. I became jealous of other's works and wanted to make equally interesting art. Then a couple things happened. First, I stopped going to DA. I was, in a sense, cut off from the source of fractal art that
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End of the Allure?

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It feels like a decade ago I started making fractals, but I only began roughly in '09 toying around with Apo... Oh wait, that was 10 years ago. I stopped making fractals entirely by last year, and coming back to DA brought back a bit of nostalgia mixed with disinterest. I was once fascinated by these images of light, color, and shadow, and now they just seem rather repetitive and boring. It's true that I've moved on to other interests, but it's hard to believe the allure has gone. Maybe I just haven't seen something genuinely NEW lately, even though it used to be that I would look at hundreds if not thousands of fractals a week once upon a ti
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Artist Feature: Abiogenisis

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I know this guy was on the front page of DA, so he's already been in the limelight, but just in case you missed him, here's some more of his work. If you like outer space and aliens that resemble 6-legged deer-like duck-billed platypus, this is your guy.
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Thanks for the watch!  :D
You're welcome. :)
Thanks so much for :+devwatch: ... Heart Shine
yw :D Thanks for sharing your work!