Lately, I've been contemplating whether or not I should just deactivate this DA page and move on.
When I started making stamps, I had the perhaps naive and idealistic belief that maybe, just maybe
I could make a difference in this fractured fandom and influence others thoughts about specific, controversial things alongside setting straight misconceptions that lead to fandom divides. Well, apart from expressing my own (Sometimes controversial) opinions about other things about this franchise. Because expressing views and hearing others is intriguing and cool yo?
I never disabled comments because I was interested in hearing what other fans think and have to say regardless of the sometimes clueless and needlessly snide replies...which never got to me anyway but it is tiresome to see some fans getting worked-up over the most pointless mundane things.
I have no ideas.
I fear that the way I come-off makes some believe that I'm a 'mean' person when I'm really nothing of the sort. Having strong stringently-held opinions and getting them across in a concise and fairly no-nonsense manner does not mean I'm an unapproachable and intolerant bitch you know. I'm really a huge softy
I've consistently felt that stamp-making has shunted aside my love of pixel art/sprite creation and whilst I have a somewhat love-hate relation with pixel art/sprite creation partly because it often frustrates me, I would still have liked to be known as a pixel artist first and foremost. But my own laziness and non-eagerness to break through my frustrations is ever-prevalent, hence why my gallery is dominated by stamps.
And I don't get the feeling that I've had much influence.
So I question if I should keep this page up and continue or just deactivate and move on. I am very indecisive regarding this.