I started paying closer attention to singular digital illustrations after dabbling in animation, when it was logical to spend more time on a single piece rather than little time on thousands of slightly different images (especially after I realized my commitment to drinking).
Between 2005 and 2007 I created images to either please the fanatic wanderers and collectors of cool digital art (some fan art), or illustrations to pay homage to my favourite artists on dA eg Blackeri, Cypherx, Limkis, Nebezial, larafairie, xiaocaca the list goes on. Both types of submissions were to get the attention of the masses, or my idols. I love attention.
I revisited my previous profile, 'nakedmole' and noticed its page-view count. it was active only for 8 months in that time i churned out two commissioned paintings, reached 18,203 page views and had a subscription donated to me by another user (cant remember who...that's how grateful i was) and was contacted by a few of the most popular users on DA including blackeri `dahlig (https://www.deviantart.com/dahlig) and larafairie :iconlarafairie:. i spent alot of time adding alot of original and fan-based work to positive reception. and after the popularity i no longer wanted NAKEDMOLE attached to my work or profile, it provided too much anonymity and i want people to see my
Some of you may not have noticed i even had a spell of absence, but its come to an end...i think.
I haven't been creating and adding digital paintings frequently since about June 2008, or even earlier i think. this is just a hobby and as much as i like it and feel i have considerable talent doing it, i neglect to make enough time to make these fantastic drawings. as i realised i was no longer using the touch tablet, i agreed to give to my sister as a gift, but she reports its not working, which was quite sad.
~Chelseearth-Vader - my beautiful sister
although i did do a few traditional paintings, which are comparat