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Artist | Student | Varied
United States
-19, Missouri, they/them
-Art school student, professional artist
-Mainly traditional painting and illustration, some digital and photography
-I've been on dA since July 5th, 2009
-Violinist, guitarist, music lover
-History aficionado, space buff, comic nerd... wait, all around nerd

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Hi guys! Long time no... anything........
It has been a long, long time since I even looked at this account. I expected to cringe and feel a rush of hatred for my young, dumb self but I haven't yet in the slightest. I can't believe that my stuff here is actually pretty good???? I thought I was terrible....
Yesterday I was messing around with one of my friends and for shit and grins I drew a little coyote and I was doing it to mock old me but I was actually genuinely very happy while I drew- and here I am now.
I think I'm having an emotional regression of sorts omg.
It's been a very tough 2 years of my life and I have changed more than I could express. Art school is, by all accounts, nuts. I'm a painting major now but I am considering switching into illustration. I have been in a serious creative funk a majority of the time, making very VERY little art that is personal to me outside of assignments. Or for friends. Or fun. Or emotional fulfillment.
It's been incredibly worrying for me.
Looking through my old stuff now I'm sad that I started to hate my personal work so much and stopped doing it just because I felt it wasn't "serious" enough because now I'm sick of serious art and I'm wondering why I would ever stop drawing.
I'm feeling weird and nostalgic. I miss the network of friends I had. I miss drawing purely for stupid overrated fun and not worrying about all 342535235 things that are now in my head when I make a painting.
I almost want to start posting again... and while I want to keep the watchers and community I had here I also feel the need to start fresh.
We'll see where this goes I guess, please post if we are friends! I want to know who is still on here
  • Listening to: Wolf Alice
  • Reading: Civilization and Its Discontents
  • Watching: Hannibal
  • Playing: My part in the capitalist machine
  • Eating: Being poor and hungry
  • Drinking: Water


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I hope to get a premium account! :XD:
Donate pwease? :meow:
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foxstory Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Have a happy birthday!
StarDogStock Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
StarDogStock Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Jasperinity Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015
Happy birthday! :D
thecoolwolf11 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015
By looking at your comments I can see it's you B-day!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! 1st Emoticon: Happy Birthday Happy Birthday Godliek :D Birthday cake  icon Happy Birthday 
foxstory Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday to you!
lucykate651 Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday :D
birthdays Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's March 9th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

Birthdays Team
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recoverthewinds Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday! :party:
Jasperinity Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
Happy birthday! :D
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