I haven't been active on here for a few months, and I just wanted to explain why (for anyone who cares).
Basically, I have given up with this site. I slowly got more and more fed up before I decided to stop bothering altogether and just use Pixiv.
I have noticed also that quite a few people have quit or even deactivated their accounts, also.
It's a shame, because there is really some great art on here. But at the same time, I just can't be bothered anymore. The policies, practically having to submit to groups to get noticed, the message that comes up at the bottom of the screen telling you to disable your ad-blocker, and so
Just a quick thought I wanted to share with people:
This new "painting" style of mine - I am not sure it is too good. I mean, painting is amazing, but I just don't think I have the artistic ability to do it successfully.
Looking back, my older drawings before I started this were a lot neater, and had much more vivid and bright colours. I also noticed that my recent experimental drawings/paintings/whatever haven't really been that popular as my drawings usually are. And to be honest, I can see why. For instance, my Roromiya Karuta drawing I really think is a complete mess, and I'm not really that happy about it. In my opinion there has been
Sorry, but I'm going to rant for a moment...
This morning I went on dA, and saw I had one note unread. Checked it, and saw this:
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Submitted: 2014-07-15 4:26:13 am
The administrator who deleted your devia