|These prints are to hopefully make some extra money to help pay for my accommodation and cost of living when I eventually start studying at University.|
The DeviantArt Community Turns 14The DeviantArt Community Turns 14 by spyed
When you're young, your teenage years can't come soon enough. Thirteen was fun, but with a whole year as a teenager under your belt, you start to get perspective on what it means to grow up. You're not there yet, but the path ahead is clear and inspiring.
At 14, you start taking on responsibilities and testing out maturity, while continuing to reach for the stars and fostering the creativity that's such an integral part of your life.
DeviantArt's 14th birthday marks the ushering in of this new chapter. For the past year, we've gained perspective on where our journey should lead us next, and we couldn't be more thrilled to share it with you and have you with us every step of th
Art and overthinkingDear, deviantart fellow artistsArt and overthinking by snowmarite
There are times when everything goes well, but sometimes It's so easy to let those thoughts (whether caused by fear, life, problems etc.) to overcome your wilingness to do anything. So we let ourselves to get distracted, even though that's not what we really want to do. It's just easier. But we should not let overthinking to stand in our way.
People do tend to overthink all the time. Worrying about unimportant things, while doing nothing about solving actual problems. If there is anything that you think constantly about, that needs to be done - don't put it away till the later. It will only get worse. So often do we regret our decisions in the past, yet we are the only ones who can impact our future.
People also crave for disctractions. That's why probably social media sites are so popular these days. Watching youtube videos all day - It's inspiring to see how other people get success
|I'm trying to save up points so I can give them away as prizes for Utapri-2000's contests. (I'm the co-founder for those who don't know).|
And also to randomly give away here and there. >.>
So if you could please spare a few points it would be very, very much appreciated!
I'm sorry I've disappeared yet again. My school break wasn't really a break at all and this term is an extremely busy one so I haven't had nearly as much time on my hand as I've wanted (or needed for that matter >.>). However I had a spare 10 minutes or so to write this journal and actually be a part of dA's celebrations. Which I'm really excited to do~! Every other year I've forgotten or been too distracted by other things to participate. But this year is the turning point! (I'm serious, I'm gonna write it on my calendar and in my diary so I can be prepared!)
So, without further ado, let's get started.
With a story, the beginning is always a brilliant place to start.
According to my favourites this is the first deviation I added which hasn't since been put in storage or been done by my closest friend in real life. I don't actually remember how I found it, but I probably saw it on the front page or in a friend's favourites. Now that I really think about it though, I have a feeling that my first favourite was a stamp or something to do with Naruto (haha). But in the past 3 years I've gotten a bit more organized so it's probably been shifted into one of the folders.
Alright, I saw this as I was trying to get to the end of my favourites (which took at least 2 minutes...) and was reminded how I came to find and watch yuumei. I was browsing through the daily deviations and saw a story later on in the series which made me immediately fall in love with her meaningful stories and beautiful art style. And now she is one of the people who I look up to and aspire to be like.
This is one of my good friend Diamond-Drops's older deviations, but (I think...) this is the one which got us talking, prompted us to become friends and from that led me to try digital art.
And as a point of reference here's one of her later works, just to show how much my darling has improved since then~
Now I really don't know what to show you for the fifth and last feature. I have so many favourites that I'm not sure how to choose between the remaining ones with meaningful stories behind them. If I could I'd show them all and tell you everything, but I simply don't have the time and I'm sure everyone would be extremely happy to see the end. Like everything else in these 14 years of deviantART, these moments and deviations become our memories and our history and are part of the reason why we keep creating, inspiring and being inspired. So, since it just started snowing outside my school's beloved art room, how about we see something to do with that lovely white stuff?
So until next time, Enjoy the 14 years worth of Art here on dA.
And once again, Happy Birthday deviantART~!
Hello everyone~! ^^ For those of you who can't read Japanese I've just introduced myself and said that I don't know what to say... Heheh....
Anyway! My name's Abigail and I'm a 17 year old from New Zealand. The academic year in New Zealand has started up again and I'm currently in my last year at college/high school (depending on which country you're from) studying Physics, Japanese, Chemistry, Mathematics (which includes both Statistics and Calculus), Printmaking and Business Studies.
Whilst growing up I've developed the mindset that everything in life is a form of art and that there is absolute beauty and wonder in everything and everyone. Even on the internet I don't have a huge amount of friends nor am I really popular,. However I love the few very close friends I do have on and off the net as they mean the world to me and I honestly don't know where I'd be without them.
Before I forget, please take a look at my prints. They are mainly my better photos and are there to hopefully make some money to help fund my time at University.
Also, as you'll see in my stamps, I often take a very long time to reply even though I do read every single comment/reply/note that I get. It's usually because I get too busy to reply to everyone or I can't think of what to say so I put it off. You might think I'm saying this here so I don't have to apologize when I do reply, but I always say sorry if something is late. I just wanted to warn you and to let you know that I truly am sorry.
Just so you know, currently I'm going through my gallery and moving quite a few of my old deviations to scraps. This is because I cringe at some of them and I'm getting the feeling that my gallery is a bit cluttered. Thus please bear with me for a bit. ^u^
Also Diamond-Drops and I are the admins and founders of which is an internet group dedicated to designing, creating and producing visual games on Ren'Py with the help of everyone who wants to contribute. ^^ So what are you waiting for? Go take a look and help out! Unfortunately at the moment the group is rather dead as neither of us have had any time to keep our few projects running by ourselves, so we really do need help.
Currently I'm the writer, programmer, manager and producer for Black Fox Games. And I would greatly appreciate your help. Especially since, due to Diamond-Drops attending University, there hasn't been much progress on the the visual side of the games.
I think that's enough text for now. So here's some stamps for you to look at.