It's been nearly a year and a half since I updated my journal and it's been I-don't-know-how-long since I posted art here, but in the meantime I got some very nice reactions from people - asking how or where I was, and encouraging me to go on with painting. Especially the last thing is important. My confidence in my work is going through violent mood swings all the time, and as a whole, Deviantart is not an encouraging place for what I do. According to the phase of my moodswing, I can understand that / I don't really care / it depresses me / or it makes me bitter & cynical. I'm not a fave addict, but every once in a while I like to know that
I've never forgotten what it was like to be on the internet first time - I still get a warm glowing feeling inside when I think of the Mosaic logo. Oh.. I'm in Switzerland! And now I'm Norway! Thankfully, sometimes something happens which comes close to that primeval rush.
I can stare endlessly at maps, reading romantically sounding names and wondering what it was like up there, how it would look like to just stand on a street in Trabzon or on a mountain slope of Kyrgyzstan... can these places be so strange and exotic as their names sound?
Along came webcams (no, outdoor webcams) and it was good. Being able to watch a canal in Venice or a s
Lots of things to celebrate. :party:
This is just another quick journal, I'll be on the road for a couple of days and I don't know how often I'll be able to check here. I hope I'll be able to write something more serious and interesting afterwards. :)
20,000 Page Views
I could resort to false modesty and say that pageviews are unimportant, but the fact is that I'm grateful for all the attention I've got from you, and also for the bunch of interesting old and new friends I have. So, thank you. :heart:
For the occasion I've made a deviation that's downloadable on the size on which I created it, 1920 x 1200 pixels and should be usable as a w