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John D'Anter
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Super Albino: Llamas are awesome! (132)
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Peeps, Gonna love ya and leave ya! I'm in the process of deleting out my galleries. Once that is done this account will be closed. I'm conducting all of my business via my FB art page here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/John-DAnter-Art-Design/105685992859292?ref=hl This is a logical business move for me as I live and create in the real world and prefer to deal with people face to face where possible. I also want 100% control over my work, my print production, the quality of the art I sell and the financial returns from this. I have direct access to a wide cross section of people on Facebook. That's real potential sales, real income, a
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Well, As it worked out I considered dumping DA for a long time, about 18 months in fact. It wasn't that I was disillusioned with it as such (although, I do not believe that it serves any great purpose for professional betterment) rather, I perceive it more as a vast unwieldy social networking site. Most of the social networking I see is not my cup of tea at all. True, DA is full of faux anime/manga, cheap and nasty grubby photographic erotica and rather too much digital illustration masquerading as art. I don't want to offend the digital peeps but most of what I see here is illustration and not art. There is a huge difference in the two and,
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So, Having mulled it over for some time, I have decided that DA is kinda surplus to requirements. Don't get me wrong, I've met some great folks here who create some super art. For me, I'm more of a solitary beast doing my own thing, on my own terms and usually with determined disregard for what the rest of the planet is up to. Professionally, DA serves no purpose. A lot of folks use it for social networking type stuff and I'm happier doing that on FB. I can honestly say that DA has not helped in my professional development in any way, that's all happened in the real world with good old fashioned networking, hard work and people seeing rea
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thank you very much :ahoy:
Hi bro!
Thank you very much for the new fav!

Ciao!
Thanks for the fav, John. Hope you've decided to stick around a while longer (re your journal). :)
Thanks for comment and the favs!
Hey, thanks so much for the favs. :glomp: