How long has it been? Honestly, I'm not sure I want to know the answer.
My life has been growing more hectic with each, I hesitate to say, day recently. It deeply saddens me that I'm not as active as I want to be here any more. The Internet has certainly taken the back seat in my life nowadays. It's rare that I ever even open my laptop for something other than homework and coursework.
In terms of art, things have certainly differed since I last showed my face here as a deviant. I'm taking Art and Design at GCSE so I've ventured on from purely digital art and pencil drawings. That's right, I started getting a little adventurous in my old age. I've finally, after years of deliberating it, picked up the paint brush and veered off into the world of inks and acrylic paints. That said, I'm ambling around in the beginner stage and can't really see a way out of it. Nevertheless, it's a start - right? What might come as more of a surprise to you that know me best here is that I also started usually chalk and charcoal. I hate it.
The texture is...disturbing. Thankfully, I wasn't totally frigid in using it and managed to con myself an A* on my first charcoal/chalk drawing. Heaven knows how.
I've recently picked up coding again after almost, I suspect, a year of doing anything serious. Mainly for my IT coursework, yes, but I had forgotten the enjoyment of doing so. Of course, that also means that I had forgotten how time consuming it was also.
Pixel art is, I fear, almost a forgotten skill for me. I simply cannot remember the last time I sat down to do any sort of pixel art or emoticon related work. It's quite terrible, I know.
Writing is probably the only creative process - other than traditional art - that I have been actively participating in as of recent. I'm working on a new novel and am nearing the end of my first draft. As well as hopelessly trying to find the time to finish it off, I've developed a new love for spoken word poetry. As many of you may know, I have no knack for poetry so right now it is more something I enjoy listening to than I enjoy writing although I endeavour to delve into the world of composing it soon. Wish me luck.
My Facebook page is displaying quite a lot of my photography and graphic design so if you want to follow my adventures in the pair, check it out here
What's more is that I've picked up blogging again
and have some pretty neat stuff lined up in the future. As soon as I've organised them, you'll be seeing all this new and improved material up there - and it is great, even if I say so myself. As soon as it's all organised, I'll let you guys know. If you want to show your support in the meantime, you should now the URL off by heart by now
but in case you don't, click here!
I think that's all for now guys. I've missed the community here so much so if you have anything you'd like to share with me, I'll be more than happy to have a look. And if you just want to say hi, you know where the comment section is!
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