Still around, mostly lurking per usual. My area is continuing COVID-19 lockdown and it's been getting to me. So I've been putting a ton of time into an MMO. Haven't done much writing or manips lately.
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Similar to the chorus of other journal popping up, I'm not a fan of the redesign. They're clearly going for a social network concept with Facebook as the base. I get it, this is a free website so the product is selling metadata about the users. But I wish when sites did this they didn't throw functionality into the garbage. Like the art pieces are now viewed in a smaller format than the comments. Or font size of pieces is so large I can't read what anything is called.
If there was some value to the new layout I'd be all about embracing the changes, like the redesigns in the past, but this is very obviously a redesign based on selling user data versus improving the user experience.
Bah, hit me up if there's a good alternative site. Had this account for 12 years but if they're going down the bad social network route then DA won't be around in the next few years. Or atleast it won't be an art site anymore.
Hey, so I'm super not dead and have been lurking for awhile now. Some people have probably noticed I've been adding favorites and leaving a few comments here or there. To be totally honest, it's nice to lurk. It's easy to read other peoples work and hoard my own stuff rather than post it. To that end, I've been photoshoping and writing up pieces this entire time. Posted most of what I've made this last year, but I've got some left. Feels good to finally get it out.
During this time, there's been a ton of people who have posted their own TF content or expanded into making more pieces. It's great to see this little niche of the internet growin