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Penny McKeever
United States
Current Residence: Somewheeeere over the rainbooooow....
Favourite genre of music: Varies between rock and classical
Favourite photographer: ~pseudomunkey !
Favourite style of art: pretty fantasy stuff...and boys! Er, that is, tasteful nudity. Tassty tasteful...heeeeh...
Operating System: Windows XP, ATM
MP3 player of choice: windows media player (...)
Shell of choice: abalone
Wallpaper of choice: Sexy bois film noire.
Skin of choice: something simple but not incredibly boring
Favourite cartoon character: Link from Legend of Zelda, or Fulle from Scrapped Princess.
Personal Quote: "Insulting you would mean I actually care about your feelings as to try to hurt them."
Interests
So to be honest I rarely come here anymore. I've long since accepted the fact that thanks to the combined efforts of furries, crappy photomanips, detestably bad fanart and random, gratuitous nudity, there is no longer anything deviant nor artistic about this once-useful and interesting site. All the good artists I used to follow have packed up their galleries and gone to sites where art is actually required to be artistic (such as *coughConceptArt.orgcough* or gotten their own websites or just...disappeared.

However, now and then a google search for something unrelated, or a quest for textures to use in a school project, will drag me back here...only to reaffirm my hatred of what dA has become.

Today, I felt inspired to write a bitchy journal post because of this:

Demotivational Posters.

Oh, they're funny enough on 4chan and google images. Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against demotivational posters--especially the golden few that are actually funny.

However, a screencapture of a movie/game/other stolen media with some text thrown under it is NOT ART. It is stolen intellectual property, it is claiming something that isn't yours, and most of it isn't even funny.

I just did a dA search for "Assassin's Creed," knowing it was mostly going to get me a bunch of crappy yaoi-related fanart between Altair and whatever one-armed-man is named, but that's okay, I was prepared for that...

What I wasn't prepared for were the dozens of demotivational posters that popped up as well.

In some ways dA reminds me of a more graphics-heavy, even more immature and weeabooish version of 4chan. One demonstration of this is the way dA goes through 'fads.' Apparently, now the fad is demotivational posters. Well, it's the natural progression in a society of kidlets and weeaboos who think that tracing a screenshot from an anime is completely acceptable original art, and that crappy cosplay involving heavyset girls trying to portray thin, effeminate males is DTF-worthy, most especially if it's from a show drenched in banality like Naruto or Bleach. Still, it serves as an ever more solid and depressing message that dA is nothing more than a Photobucket and "wai-wai" board for furry weeaboo children.

What's funny is the fact that if anyone reads this, I'm sure they'll immediately think that I hate anime, cosplay, yaoi, etc., when in fact I'm a moderate fan of all these things. The only thing I resent is that this community has gone to hell because of the pervasive nature of these fads.

I'll say it again:
STEALING A SCREENSHOT OF SOMETHING YOU DID NOT DO AND ADDING TEXT UNDER IT IS NOT ART!! As such, it has no business being on deviantART! If you want to show off your "hard work" (lawl), then upload it to photobucket or flickr or even one of the sites DEVOTED to such demotivational posters! Don't add to the crap that dA has devolved into just to get a bunch of idiot kids tell you "lol dats so funy ur awsum 4 dis."

I'll give you a little hint: idiots like that have such comments macroed...and they spam them to everything they see involving a character/world/etc. they enjoy. You can--and probably do--draw a stick figure, put a caption under it saying "this is naruto" and you will get favs.

Ugh, I have no good conclusion to this. I just wanted to bitch. Okay, I'm done.

See you in another half year, dA, and even then only to laugh at how even more pathetic you've come.

Cleo out.
  • Mood:
  • Listening to: My mom accidentally killing people in GTA4
  • Reading: "His Dark Materials" trilogy. CRAPPY END
  • Watching: Desperate Housewives
  • Playing: WoW ... ...... ..............
  • Eating: Pumpkin Pie. Duh.
  • Drinking: Water. I'm poor.

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ZombieFu Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011   General Artist
Heya we met at AX I was the one being a creeper looking at what you were reading. :P (Blue Hair) Glad to see you have a DA! Do you also have a y account? Let me know :B.
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RigoOrtiz Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
Can i use your canvas texture stock outside of da? such as creattica? or behance?
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ArtistsBlood Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2010  Student Filmographer
thanks for the fav!! :)
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Andaelentari Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for the fave! <3
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eliotalenwalnut Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2009
hi kid, it is sean from city in the audiovisual dept. yeah, that's all; hi.
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wulfiesacolyte Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2009
Ah, hi, long time no rambling stream of consciousness piece to share :p I just drove to City today, to get that hair dye test thing, lol. I'm going to attempt an Alice Cullen cut with black and red hair for Halloween. Although I expect the dye to run out two days later, like always.
Ah look bedtime...
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ragamuffinlover Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2009
Hey, thanks for all the faves and the watch :( And I'm sorry your friend Angel died..funny..funny....not funny..but..eh what's the word. How people are here with us one day..and the next one..gone...
It's such a curious thought..hurtful too.
You used to have a talented friend but now..only voices..only memories..only past. No present or future. So im sorry about your loss, I know how you feel. You know, since my mother died a year ago:/ But it seems like just 2 months ago..
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Tanaka-san Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009
I'm really sorry for the loss of your friend. And I'm not just saying that. I've lost one of my RP friends as well, though not through death, but through an argument and an acquired boyfriend lol. I stumbled upon your recent post today on hubpages in my own search to find a partner and I think we might be the cure to each others' predicaments. We both seem to be at a loss as to what to do to fill the void. No one can replace the other, but, I think I'm going through withdraw of the creative process. You probably know what I mean lol. I'm a grammar Nazi as well and I'm pretty sure I could meet your standards. Write on my wall if you're interested and we can talk! I also have AIM and MSN as well. :)
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wulfiesacolyte Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
Sorry, I just realized today that deviantart was only displaying three comments but I actually had a lot left unread x.x I didn't see your message until just now!
I'm always interested in finding new (good) partners, so feel free to email me if you want to exchange info and see if we can start something. it's alektorophobian@gmail.com. You can also see writing samples of mine if you want at [link] ... Well, sorry for the late response x.x
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HungryUriko Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2009
amazing gallery :)
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