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My deviantART Story

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 11:24 PM
My deviant story is not one of the longest, I'm here since January 24th. As you may already know, I have started 2014 with the objective of drawing 1 doodle a day. For the whole year. (:


 #1 You're scarier than you think by 365-DaysOfDoodles
My first deviation, doodle #1


Everything started as a very personal project on my Instagram account. I admit I was a little bit afraid of joining dA and submitting my project in here.

In part, that was  because I don't think I can express myself in English as well as I can with my main language - which is Portuguese. Another reason was that I've came across deviantART through very famous deviations so I used to see dA as a fancy art gallery, not as a digital community.  

Countdown by yuumei
guess which artwork first got me into dA? Yep, Yuumei's Countdown.


I was on high school when I discovered this site. It took me some time to figure out how deviantART really worked. 

Daily Sketch 28 by NesskainDaily by koyamoriTentacles under the bed by MGandiNightmares VS Sleepless Kid by prema-jaBlueberry Wind - remake by yanadhyanaMOLESKINE DOODLES: The King's Awakening by kerbyrosanes

dA is about sharing your artwork disregarding how famous or "fancy" it is. These artists here are different in style, theme, media and colors. However, all of them are able to tell their own story. That's the way I wanted my art to be seen.


I was really surprised that so many people were interested in my art! It helped (and it still helps!) me to stay loyal to the 365 Days of Doodles project and to keep improving my doodles. 


Then
#13 I want to see the sea by 365-DaysOfDoodles#19 Show me your true color by 365-DaysOfDoodles
Now
 #141 The Little Mermaid by 365-DaysOfDoodles#182 Exposure by 365-DaysOfDoodles


 The feedback I got on dA (from anatomy issues to my pictures' quality) wouldn't be possible if I kept the project on Instagram or Facebook. The biggest advantage of being on dA is that it's a community. People here are very very often interested in the same stuff as you (or at least in art in a bigger sense of it heheh...).

I hold deviantART and the people I met here very dear to me. My username may say that I have only 365 days of deviantART but I wouldn't quit this place for anything. Thank you all for the great time!


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vanillaanais723 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Nice story bro. :D
Also YAAAAAAYYYY OMY YOU'RE NOT GIVING UP IN A YEAR AND YOU'RE STAY IN HERE MORE ASDFGHJKL :iconcraiplz:
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Darkashter Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014
*support*
Found you today~<3
You are one of my 5 favorites!
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Relictune Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  New member
in my opinion these aren't doodles , there works of art !
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JamminJo Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Many Cheers :cheers: to you. I really appreciate your journal and honesty!!! dA is the one and only site to build artistic skills, meet deviants, volunteers and staff that you will call friends and family for this lifetime!!

Love your works of art........ off to check out your gallery Cheer Sephy for NoBuddy-Else Cheer Sephy for NoBuddy-Else 
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GaurdianKid Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Can I marry you i love ur art work soooo much lol.....u r the type of artist that inspires me everyday to become a better artist myself and i thnk u for that......much love!!!! <3 <3 <3
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Baby-xion Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg you're a fan of yuumei too <3 hahahaha, same hereee
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purplecookiez Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
Your art is absolutely wonderful :'D! I love the style, I love the nostalgia you create with the old cartoons you've redrawn, and the originality throughout is always inspirational! Please stick around even after your 365 days of doodles are up! Your artwork is always something to look forward to <3
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LoonyFool Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014
Your doodles are great and inspiring for me, thank you for sharing them on Deviant and...keep going ! ;)
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BlackWishes98 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
Your doodles are masterpieces :)
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Opheliac-noire Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for sharing your story ^_^
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