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I don't really know how to start saying what I want to say, but I'm gonna start anyway, I guess, 'cause something is better than nothing and I need to get this off of my chest..
I feel really crappy that I'm most known for uploading icons/emoticons to deviantART.
Of course, I may or may not get tons of comments saying I should have expected it, but I didn't really think people would start watching me because of icons.
I thought it was a nice thing to do--to contribute to the community's expressiveness and what-not--but I didn't expect to get anything back from it at all!
I did it because it was fun for a while.
That's it.

I'm not trying to say I don't appreciate those who have watched me over the past few months for them or that anyone who has watched me for them should unwatch me, because I really do appreciate every single one of you, but the reason I uploaded icons was because I was having a huge art-block and became really discouraged with my artwork for a while, so I resorted to taking a break and taking things easy. Since I found uploading icons fun, I decided to continue doing that for a while.
But now I've been picking back up with my art and I feel like I don't have anything else to give to you guys. Sure, I've had plenty of ideas and GIFs saved for future emoticons, but I've been holding myself back because I don't want them filling up my gallery and I'm so tired of being the "Icon Broker"
I'm exhausted.

The icons I upload aren't even made by me (Obviously), the only thing I did was crop and resize GIFs. Anyone can do it on this website; it's no secret, honestly.
Seriously, go crazy! You'll soon find out what I found out the hard way (If you're any other kind of creator for that matter)..
Again, I appreciate every single one of you, nothing is any of your guys' fault, but mine. I did this to myself without thinking of the consequences and now I have to face them.
It's sad because I had genuinely found them fun to make sometimes (It's just lowering their size to below 15KB is annoying af), but nowadays, I've really just want to upload more art and forget about all of this crap.
Hey, guys!

Just coming back on here briefly to publicly announce my new account in case there were a few of you who might have been too shy to ask (I know I usually am). Not to mention I'm pretty much done with customization (Aside from a few nit-picky things) and whatnot, so I'm totally ready to be more public about it.

My new account is RaineOuShine.

If you missed my previous journal about why I'm moving, you can find it here:
MovingHey, guys. I just wanted to say that I've finally decided to jump on the "moving" bandwagon, not because it's a popular thing to do, but because I finally feel it's time for a fresh start.
In case you're curious, here are some of the reasons as to why I'm moving:
:bulletgreen:I no longer wish for my old art to define me.
:bulletgreen:This portfolio represents more of my childhood growth more than it does of my growth and accomplishments of today.
:bulletgreen:People on here only seem to have watched me or cared about watching me for my icons/emoticons and I no longer wish to be known for such.
:bulletgreen:I feel the need for a fresh start just in general.
This gallery feels awful cluttered, but with fond memories, of course. I'll leave everything up for everyone to view and look back on for now, but if a case comes up in the future where I'll change my mind and have everything taken down, I'm giving a little warning now to those who have requested/commissioned me or those tha

Please keep in mind:

I will no longer be uploading any icons/emoticons, so if that's the reason you watched me, it might not be in your interest to watch my new account.
Although, of course, if you do find some interest in my works, I appreciate it greatly!

Thank you!



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