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I'm kinda shy and bad at commenting, so I don't reply to comments much (unless you ask a question or something), but I appreciate every single one TONS, as well as favourites and watches! :heart:

I'm not open for requests, trades or commissions, sorry.
but here's another thing regarding commenting that has been bugging me for years and years but that i've been quiet about because i hate conflict ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

if i draw a thing - say, a character, a pairing or a situation - that you don't like, don't feel the need to say that. that is not information that you need to tell me. i don't need (or want) to know that. i don't expect everyone to like everything i do, and it's 100% okay to dislike things that i like (and conversely to like things that i dislike), but there is literally zero reason for you to tell me that you do.

this does not mean, of course, that you aren't allowed to critique my art. if you see something wrong technically - like weird anatomy or fucked up perspective or a spot i forgot to colour in - then absolutely feel free to point that out! what i don't like is when people criticize the subject of my drawings. i draw for me. i choose what i draw based on what i like and what i want to draw, and whether other people like it is completely secondary. which is not to say that it doesn't feel nice when people like the stuff i draw - because it does feel SUPER nice - but i'm not going to draw or stop drawing something just because the people who follow/watch me like or dislike it. if i did, i would never get to draw anything because people like and dislike different things and there will always be someone who dislikes something.

so, if you see me (or anyone, really) drawing a character/pairing/whatever that you don't like and you feel the need to write a comment about that, please consider: what do you think you're going to accomplish? why do you feel that the artist who clearly likes the thing enough to draw it needs to know that you hate it? because i can tell you right now what you're going to accomplish at most: making the artist feel bad. not necessarily bad enough to stop liking/drawing the thing but bad nevertheless, and if that's what you're actually trying to accomplish? then you can fuck right off.

that being said, i honestly don't think that most people who comment like that do it to be hurtful or because they're assholes. i think they do it because they can, because there's no reason not to as there're no repercussions, and because it's sometimes very hard to remember that other people on the internet are exactly that: people, with feelings and their own personalities and likes and dislikes, who do things for their own reasons and not for you. and i kinda feel like age is often (though not always) a factor, too. when people grow up, they start (hopefully) learning that not everything needs to be said just because it can be said, that there is a time and place for everything, and that their words have an effect on people and that you should generally speaking think before you speak, even on the internet. the lack or repercussions shouldn't be the only thing keeping you from being a jerk.

phrasing is another big part of this. if you absolutely need to say that you don't care about the subject of an artist's drawing, phrase it in a way that makes it clear that it's just your opinion and not a universal truth: instead of "[thing] is shit" or "[thing] is the worst thing to come out of [fandom]" or "ew how can you like [thing]", say "i'm personally not a fan of [thing], but" or "i don't usually like [thing], but". words have meanings and people are not mind readers (except the ones that are, i guess??? but i think it's safe to assume that most aren't), so if you tell someone that the thing they like enough to draw is "the worst thing to come out of the fandom", don't be surprised if they're upset by it, and if you get called out on being a dick, don't act like a victim who's getting brutally attacked for harmlessly expressing an opinion. again, words have meanings and you choose the words you use.

tl;dr: please be considerate of other people. be mindful of the things you say, offline or online. don't be a jerk.

(i'm going to regret writing this approximately 0.1 seconds after i click 'submit' lol)

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:iconlilli-villa:
LiLLi-ViLLa Featured By Owner 15 hours ago  Student Filmographer
you draw too much ♡
I loved it , a great job ! ;)
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ChaoticJukebox Featured By Owner Edited 5 days ago  Student Digital Artist
First things first,I just want to say, I LOVE YOUR ART. Your humor, your art, your AUs, it's beautiful, all of it is beautiful. Please, keep drawing your art, keep making skeleton jokes, and keep loving Undertale(and Sans). Don't ever doubt your art, and remember, out there in the big, big world, there are so many people who love your art. So whenever you're having a bad time, think to yourself, think that it's just today that was bad. Tomorrow will be better, even if it's bad, it's gonna be a less worse than today. Have a magnificent life you spagettious artist.

p.s I hope I made your day! 13 years on DeviantArt? Wwoooooaaahhh

what art program do you use?
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Lulaniac Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  New Deviant
I wish there is a button that automatically favorites all of the artists drawing. Cuz it's late, and want to go to sleep but I want to favorite all of these amazing art.
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Lulaniac Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2016  New Deviant
Hi, I don't know if I was hallucinating or not, but I sorta remember that you drew a pirate themed undertale and now it's gone. I Mabry be mistaken by another artist with similar style, but if it is you can you put it back up. I really liked it. 😄
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frostious Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Don't worry, you weren't hallucinating, that was me. I really liked the pictures but some people were kind of being assholes to me about them and I didn't have the will or the energy to deal with that so I just took them down.
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Lulaniac Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New Deviant
Awww. Well they must be awesome blind, like a few months ago I saw those drawings and thought they were awesome, and since I didn't have a deviant account I couldn't put it on my favorite folder. And also I wanted to put it on my phone wall paper. And since my phone is wierd I had to modify it to make it fit on my phone. But when I looked. Poof. It was gone, and I thought it was some really vivid dream that I had, and mistaken it as areality, but thank goodness it was not, or else I might of been crazy. Lol.
P.S I love your art.
P.P.S pirate AU is one of my favorite AUs. Also mob/mafia AU.
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DarYn-AOF Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  Student General Artist
she posted the reason on her tumblr. maybe you should check it out? she's going through a tough time, and some encouraging words might help. :)
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Lulaniac Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016  New Deviant
Thanks for telling me. I shall try to encourage her the best I can.
*inhale* LOVE YOUR DRAWINGS!!!! <3
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Tassuz Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016
Ui hitto dude.

Oon ihaillu sun arttia vaikka kuinka pitkään ja herranjumala nyt vasta huomasin että oot suomalainen???? Since when???

Ahhhh mutta täytyy nyt vaan sanoo että ihan mahtavaa arttia sulla ja ahhhhhhhh en kestä notice me senpai.
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