Because no matter what, no bug, no change in the logo, in the colors or in the memberships will keep me far from you for long.
Like many teenagers you don't always do what you are told to and don't always listen to advice, but you are young and full with life and so beautiful that often people just roll their eyes and forgive you everything.
So happy birthday! For today let's just celebrate and forget the bad things.
The DEVIANTARTIST QUESTIONNAIRE:
How long have you been on DeviantArt? I've been a deviant since the 21 of July 2011, and recently celebrated my 4th birthdAy!
What does your username mean? My name is due to my beloved and to my friends: often they called me Illy (I guess that they called me Ely... Elly... and then I don't know how... Illy. But I liked it.), while my beloved often said that I was pretty like a dragonfly and as deadly as that flying predator. So... IllyDragonfly.
Describe yourself in three words. (a joke from my beloved) 'Know-it-all'. Pfff... meanie, but sadly it's true!
Are you left or right handed? Right, but I'm slowly training myself to become ambidextrous.
What was your first deviation? I deleted many of my oldest works, but for now the first work here is this one, a crappy photo of myself taken with an old mobile phone on Friday 17, considered a very unlucky day in my country. My first year doing the 'I challenge you jinx' project. My ID is done with always new versions of this theme.
What is your favourite type of art to create? Drawings (lineart from traditional, color from digital), literature and photos.
If you could instantly master a different art style, what would it be? Traditional, jeez, I want to use watercolors, oil paint, charcoal... but I lose my patience quite easily!
What was your first favourite? A comic I adored about a human and a yautja, drawn by
What type of art do you tend to favourite the most? Visual art, but just because long stories make me lose my focus... unless they are really well written.
Who is your all-time favourite deviant artist? Jeez, that's hard. I keep changing, like my favourite dish and color... right now it's because I remember that I liked her art since I visited a yaoi lovers group and found her works there. Then I started loving ALL her works, photos, non yaoi and so on!
If you could meet anyone on DeviantArt in person, who would it be? All my closest friends and deviants I admire: (probably I forgot someone, if so forgive meeeeee!!! T.T) I swear people, if you'll ever see a strange woman with a camera and who loves running after pigeons like a kid coming on your way, pray God that I don't recognize you or... prepare yourself to be tackled by an Italian over affective girl, because I won't care of the situation. I hope you won't be carrying a cake or fragile stuff in that moment, otherwise... I'll buy a new one for you.
How has a fellow deviant impacted your life? Mhm, actuall all of the above and in general all the deviants I met impacted on my life somehow: they made me wish to improve, to use better media to create art, to improve my English to express myself and similar.
What are your preferred tools to create art? A pencil, a paper sheet and my over creative and restless mind.
What is the most inspirational place for you to create art? Does my mind count? Often I just close my eyes and imagine. And the Internet, but not because of the images... because I talk to my friends and all of sudden I feel like the 'Inspiration' switch clicking on. in particular knows my strange way to get inspiration, pffff...
What is your favourite DeviantArt memory? Again it's hard choosing: when gave me a 1 month membership, if I'm not wrong my first and then when gave me a PM for my birthday, some years ago; when gave me her last points for my birthday, this year... well in general at every birthday I feel very loved, even if people just throw at me a 'happy birthday!!!' because they make me feel... warm. When I finally started winning some contests after ton of tries (I was overly happy even when I was second or third) because I felt always 'not enough': not enough inspired, not enough skilled with the lineart, not enough equipped to add decent color and so on. Speaking of which you can still see my works which won something in this folder illydragonfly.deviantart.com/g… Jeez, if I look at the oldest ones now I feel just too grateful because I feel that I don't deserve anything but 'go to draw it again, it's horrible!!!'.
And now a little message to all of you, reading this (like... 4 persons?
Still many thanks to the friends who deal with my mood swings, who pat on my virtual shoulder when I whine and who say me that I'm not a bad artist, that I'm a good person, a good friend and that surely I'm proving fast and that they like my art.
People, you not even now how much I love you for these kind words.
And thank you to all the ones who look at my art and with purity ask me if I'm younger than 18 because my art skill is very childish (by the way I saw many artists not 18 yet who really can do amazing stuff), to the ones who notice in 1 second the flaws I will notice just after hours and to the ones who clearly say me that my art level isn't good enough for an art trade with them. Because it's the truth.
You, ALL OF YOU deserve just the best, so I'll work hard to become better. A better artist, a better deviant.
A better person.
Thank you for being here, even if 'here' is quite vague!
And now I go to hide myself for all this sappiness, jeez, must be due by the recent events and the Skillet album I just bought and I'm listening to, iiiih!
As always, kiss kiss by your