Long time no see!
Anyone remember me? I admit I have been taking a long pause from dA in the past month. I had much distractions, both online and offline (a.k.a life). I'm currently having two jobs, but will end both by the end of this month. Maybe I'll keep one for Summer work, but nothing's for certain now. We'll see how it goes. Else I've been updating my Tumblr, watching YouTube (mainly Let's Players) and playing video games, such as "Red Dead Redemption" and "Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One".
I hope you all are doing well!
I'm still trying to keep up with the Updates by checking and commenting on new artworks in my inbox, the same thing with comments and replies + Notes. I'm doing at a slow but steady pace, so please be patient. I'm getting there eventually.
As for art... well, to be honest it's rather dull activity on my part. If it's even considered as "activity", as I've only doodled one concept design. I'm afraid my motivation is gone, or I'm shamelessly lazy. Or both. Bleh.
Looking back at my Gallery, I recognize many of them as being fun and creative to make. I miss the times. But nowadays when I try drawing or even sketching something, I don't feel so happy. The problem is: I don't know why. I get the "personal demons" in my head that it doesn't matter if I draw when I don't get happy with it. So the new drawings ends up being incomplete, like my mind. I feel incomplete, somehow. I don't feel much motivation for drawing at home. Not at my grandparents' place either, as I noticed. Nor at my mother's new place. I just can't find my problem. Maybe I miss the time in art school when I worked with a group of classmates + teacher present and I constantly get encouragement, hints and ideas and constructive critique. Maybe I have a sudden difficulty in drawing independently. Maybe this is just a long phase of discouraging since Winter. Maybe, maybe not. I don't know.
But that's not your problem, of course.
Sorry for bringing this up. Just know that my "art activity" is still on hiatus, so don't expect any submissions from me for some time (unless a miracle happens, of course).
Else everything's going fine for me, for the time being. I'll turn 25 tomorrow, yay! I just don't expect anything big on my Birthday - just another lazy Monday in an animal shop (which is where I work btw; my other workplace is at a library.) I probably won't have a party either. I haven't planned anything anyway. What a lame year. Ahahaha!
*hrm* Yes. I don't know what's so funny about that.
As for the weather: All snow is finally gone and we have green nature and warm degrees. Summer is coming at a steady pace, so we can expect some rain-showers (and those darn thundershowers as well) in the coming weeks. Oh joy.
By the way, I would like to know why dA is screwing up with my Internet connection. There were times when I load dA, for example logging in or clicking into my Messages tab, I get an "Unable to connect"/"The connection was reset"/"Server not found" message in the same window (I can't remember which one it was). It only happened with dA, as if it was loading so heavily that it tilted my Internet connection for a couple of minutes. Does this happen to you as well? And if so, what do you think causes this? I remember this hasn't happened before. My suspicion turns to any of dA's new updates. I just can't figure out which.TL;DR I'm back and alive and well. Took a pause from dA for some time. Was distracted by other things. Two jobs at animal shop & library. No further activity of my art so don't expect anything new soon. Art/motivation problems. Birthday tomorrow. Summer weather. DeviantART messing with my IT connection.
Here's a rating of movies I've seen since my last Journal:
Richard III (1955)
Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Fire and Ice: The Winter War of Finland and Russia (2006)
Year One (2009)
Alpha & Omega (2010)
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) :star
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Jeff Dunham: Minding The Monsters (2012) I rate them by: story plot/theme, acting/dialogues, fascination (in characters or surroundings), soundtrack and humor.
That's all for now.
Until next time, take care!