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Journal Entry: Thu Aug 7, 2014, 6:33 PM
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: DI.FM
  • Reading: Nothing..A Game of Thrones broke me.
  • Drinking: coffee

the gazette


So this wonderful site turns 14 today. Holy Moses!  I can't believe this site is 14 years old and I've been a part of it as a member for 11 years. Anyway, I'll keep this short as I'm not much of a writer so here's my story on DA in a nut shell.

I've been coming to this site since 2002, drawm to it (Ha HA, no pun intended) by the large Wallpaper gallery and I was really into desktop wallpapers at the time. I found that the more I looked throughout the wallpaper gallery, the more I got inspired and decided to create my own wallpapers and share it with the community. I joined up with DA in June of 2003. Being the introverted artist that I am, I was nervous at first but found a small group of artist's, with a few stand out internet artist friends,  that I still talk with and get inspired by; I'm looking at you gregoriousone and Senecal, among others.

It's funny to look back and my gallery and see the Time line of DA and bask in the flood of memories from the meteoric rise of deviantArt which brought about the Bandwidth Crisis, the drama around Jark, the artist friends the came and went, with a llama or two here and there. I've seen my art work mature along the way too, helped in part by the wonderful, talented, and amazing artists that I've found here and gotten to know and be inspired by.

Happy Birthday, dA!
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Cheerleader Here's to 14 more years!!

 



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:iconstormjem:
stormjem Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the Llama!
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ecoustic Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks for all the comments :)
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cogwurx Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Interface Designer
Welcome!
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TeresaClark Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Professional General Artist
Heeey Happy Birthday! :party:
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cogwurx Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
thank you!
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