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:bulletred: A great deal of this is old and/or outdated and not reflective of my current ability. Gallery is currently undergoing a revamp and clean. :bulletred:

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My faves are currently undergoing a huge rearranging. It's kind of messy in there.







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Feedback! I see every comment, and really appreciate all you say! And I am thankful for every +Fav and +Watch. I have slight social anxiety and sometimes am too nervous to reply. That, and a massive inbox that I need to clean through.
It may seem as if I use a lot of emotes. I do this to convey the tone of my messages, predominantly, and not to, for example, indicate laughter.

What are your thoughts in regards to designing creatures such as griffons? 

4 deviants said It's all about the markings and body shape and size. Pick what looks best blended.
1 deviant said Try to pair the creatures' lifestyles and diets (e.g eagle/lion = carnivore/carnivore) whenever possible.
1 deviant said Only if a match like question one is unavailable or looks illogical, pair e.g carnivore/herbivore (eagle/horse, hippogriff)
1 deviant said As long as the combination is good, carnivore/herbivore, carn/carn, herb/herb doesn't matter. Omnivore/omnivore, well... they've got a little of each so yeah.

Another change

Journal Entry: Thu Dec 11, 2014, 4:51 AM
Crystal AnthologyRylakarnCommissions

I... can't be the only one who now gets worse performance on dA after the change? I'm 90% sure it's just cosmetic, but after the new logo + headbar the site seems to play up a bit when first loading. Ah well.
I haven't been uploading much lately; it's not that I'm not drawing much, actually I've been doing it a great deal more than before I got my tablet. It's just that most of it is pretty small and, well, it's hard to describe but it doesn't feel 'big enough' to put in my gallery? It's silly, loose fan art and miscellaneous sketches and such. You can see what I mean in my art tag.

DAI has also consumed me. Amazing. I feel like I'm about to get pushed over the threshold and just do tonnes of fan art -- it got me attempting to write fanfic again, even.
Anyway! My account's not dead (nowhere near), I'm just distracted and busy and plotting out big deviations. Class is out for the year but that ate into my time too -- 3d modelling is fun. At the start of next year we have to conceptualize and block out a full level, and build it in UE4.
My premium runs out in two weeks. I've had it for, what, three years? Combination of gifts + winning contests + buying extensions, haven't needed to extend it in about two years. I'm not sure if I want to extend it or not. The offer of commissions for membership still stands.
I have adblock, so the ads aren't an issue like they were when I was still new here, and dA continues to be where what I upload gets the most exposure according to analytical data (I actually have more followers on tumblr than watchers here now, but I post art mixed in with fandom stuff there) even though I seem to get a little more feedback there due to tumblr's eclectic mood. This site helped me grow a great deal and I never would've gotten as far as I have without a membership here, so I'm not leaving anytime soon, but recent changes have been a little... disenchanting.

Enough rambling. Blah blah blah, new logo is weird, etc (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧


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DamaiMikaz Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for adding Protect yourself against fraud to your collections. I'm happy that you like it :la:
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Inoue8112001 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Student Artist
Could you donate me some points, please?
PiePequenio Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
watcha watcha la muchacha, watch back please?
Katie1Grenier Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
You have a nice gallery ! Good job ^^ :happybounce: 
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illiarovanna Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
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