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About Deviant Official Beta Tester Michael MayMale/United States Groups :iconvintage-postcards: Vintage-Postcards
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I'm heading into my fifth year here at dA (or DA) and it seems to have gone in a flash. I've made many friends, just one or two enemies, and many 'fly bys' who seem to have a time problem of their own.
I've found less and less time to submit work to groups, but almost always accept and really do appreciate requests.

There are countless great artists out there and I continue to fave works that I feel show merit, (often because of title/idea), tickle my fancy, or just to thank artists in response to their fave of my work.
The results have produced a Favorites gallery that is somewhat eclectic, with a touch of humor. Please visit the individual artists if you see anything you like.

Which brings me to this...        

I know we're all doing our own thing here and that is as it should be. I still believe in a fave for fave, llama for llama.
I grew up in a different era, learning about all types of art, all types of music, and so can appreciate just about anything.
What's a big turn-off to me is when I receive a thank you message that is just a wordy advertisement to come to that artist's site. If the artist really wanted me there, they'd have faved something of mine.
DA has made it really easy with their phone pad 'more from' sample system when viewing an image.
Don't see anything, that's okay too! :nod:
The other big turn-off is that ugly dA watermark...if I see it on an image, even if I like the image, I will more than likely pass it by and not fave it. If you are that concerned about art theft, others are available or a simple watermark of your own design is easy to do.
I know that, in kind, what turns many of you off is my use of icons, avatars and the like instead of typed out 'thank you' and 'welcome' messages...again due to lack of time.

I do really appreciate your faves and show my appreciation by visiting your gallery and returning them. :)

Please don't post routine 'Thank you' messages for the faves...

especially after we get to know each could be creating more of your fantastic works with the time involved. 


The work contained in my gallery is copyrighted. All rights reserved. My work may not be reproduced, copied, edited, published, transmitted or uploaded in any way without my written permission.




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Color3brush Featured By Owner 9 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Many thanks for fav my art! ;)
thewolfcreek Featured By Owner 11 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the fav...
FFDP-Neko Featured By Owner 13 hours ago
Thank you for the :+fav:
Kitteh-Pawz Featured By Owner 17 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:'s :)
JFBAYLE Featured By Owner 1 day ago
240614 by JFBAYLE  Many thanks for the fave(s) :hug:
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