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Once upon a time I used to art.
United States
Ohai, DeviantArt. It's been a while.

I'm in college now; I haven't posted anything in months; I haven't done any art I'm proud of for even longer. But I showed some cosplay pictures to a friend last night, who insisted on looking at the rest of my gallery, and I was embarrassed.

A lot of my art was fanart for media I don't follow anymore. None of my older stuff even remotely resembles my current style. There was some emo stuff, some fanart, a lot of in-jokes with people I don't even really talk to anymore.

I say "was," of course, because I just deleted a lot of it. Over 20 of my older "pieces" (if they can so be called) are now removed from my gallery because frankly, I was becoming embarrassed of it. One could make the argument that "it shows your maturing style" or "sentimental value!" But if I'm going to keep an account going, I shouldn't have to be ashamed of most of the work in my gallery.

I didn't make any art for a long time. My computer futzed last spring, taking Photoshop with it, a new copy of which I have yet to acquire. But I've always been artistic, and very recently I began to express that again through a select few projects, both of which related to My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. And while I painted, I remembered how much I enjoyed doing this sort of thing, and I want to start doing more of it. I don't need a computer program to make art. Pencil and paper and brushes and acrylics are just as good.

So if I'm going to art again (I often use 'art' as a verb), I might as well show it to the Internet. And if I'm going to do that, I shouldn't have to avoid the dark recesses of my gallery. And that's why half of it's gone now.

I might axe my old journal entries, too. Hell, I don't even know if anyone's reading this. But I needed to do this, to clear the dusty cobwebs off my DA account, and start making things again.

Emerald out.


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TinyTopHats Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012
Thanks for watching our hats :iconlalalaplz:
Haruhi13 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! :heart: I hope you have a wonderful year ahead of you~
x--lalla--x Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for :+fav:!! :hug:
squeegeek Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010
Thank you for the fav!
coffeebandit Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you for the fav! x)
Tatumuu Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the favorite :3
pokeibuni Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2009
Thankies of the fave ^^ I'm glad you liked my kiriban pic :)
Tsuzukikun Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for the fave!

The-NCIS-Club Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2009
In the future please :+fav: the original deviation. There is a link to it at the bottom of the deviations page. Thanks! :D
cellel Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2009
Thanks for adding me to the collection!
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