14 years ago, deviantART was born. 12 years ago (more or less), i joined this site. I have told you about my first steps before
, so i'm not going to type it all again. Instead i'll add a few thumbs about some very special deviations and talk about those.
Aw, Winamp skins. It was wallpapers and skins like these that made me join dA all these years ago. Nucleo (the left one) was a skin i've used for years, and ASCII-Amp is just too cool not to share.
Winamp skins wasn't the only thing fascinating about dA back then. Icons was another. The Dent icons (left) was one of the first sets i used for quite a while – and even made my own ones. And Buuf (right), i've been using those pretty much non-stop and on every computer since i found it many years ago – i just love it so much that i still can't seem to get rid of it and replace it with something else.
I've been drawing my whole life, but never something as elaborate as this. dA opened my eyes and showed me what was possible, and i finally had to try stuff like this myself.
Over the years, people have dedicated stuff to me, for whatever reason. Things like these:
And finally, there are a few pieces that i've collected over the years that continue to blow my mind whenever i look at them. Here's a small selection:
Happy Birthday, deviantART!