When I joined, I didn't even have my own internet connection at home. I didn't get internet access at home until I was in grade 11, in 2008. We finally convinced my mother that the internet is required to succeed in school now and that we're smart enough to avoid creeps. When my friends learnt I was going to have internet, they convinced me to get an account here and upload literally all of my pictures in one sitting. I didn't have internet yet, but I was at my friends house and we sat down and got it started. I made my account, and uploaded 73 pictures in one sitting. Those are all the first several pages of my gallery, and the reason why there's such a drastic amount of random style changes everywhere. There was no particular order to how we posted them, we just threw them all on and made an artists statement of "Will write later" on each one.
So I've been a member since 2008, and I've tried to remain active for most of that time.
Here's some art to share:
This is the first thing I ever added to my favorites. It was on the front page at the time, as far as I can remember, and I thought it was interesting. It was similar to some of the ideas I had been attempting (poorly) at the time, with angels and death.
This is from the moment my style changed until fairly recently. That first horrible drawing was the first thing I drew using block structures for anatomy, and adding clothes over top of the figure rather than as a single unit. I used to draw the head, then the shirt, then the arms, then the legs, then the shoes. Now I draw the entire figure and pose, then flesh out the body, and THEN add clothes.
I feel like this is the best example of how I used to draw compared to how I currently draw. I used to read a lot of manga and watch a lot of anime, and I got used to drawing very thin characters with very large heads and very long legs. Now I study real people and it looks just a thousand times better.
I love paper mache, but it's so messy to do and takes up so much space and time that I don't ever do it anymore.
I enjoy trying new things, and I find pixel art to be so charming. This is my best attempt at it so far.
And again, trying new things. I want to make more of these guys, but once again, there's an issue of free time and supplies.
I do love sewing as well.
This...this thing is the most popular thing in my gallery. It has nearly half the views of my main page. It has the most favorites, the most comments...just...ridiculous. I would redraw it, but I feel like it wouldn't be nearly as popular and that this one would continue to get all of the love still anyways. I never thought that a lame joke with my sister would get me so many favorites or views.
This is Dinosa, he in the Gay Purple Dinosaur. That is all.
Annnd we'll finish it off with this. It needs an update since I have...yet again...more characters. Some stories died with artistic improvements...others have much more depressing ends. Arkin's story ends before it begins due to losing friends with characters in the story. I still miss everyone a lot.
So that's that. A bunch of random art. Enjoy.