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can i haz llama!?

Llama Whore by PatrickRuegheimer Llama Badges by eggy Llama Bagde thanks stamp by izka197
Give a Llama, Get a Llama by mushir Can i has llama? by Termzz a Llama given by AmblingPhotographer
Llama Lover Stamp by ClefairyKid Llama evolution by ilaaaria


Will Airbend If... Stamp by z-lady XTREME AVATARD by pixieC The Quenchiest Stamp by CubieJ
Walt Disney. by Snuf-Stamps Pixar - stamp by hiena004 Disney Whore Stamp by tafkae
- stamp: glen fan - by squidling Stamp- Support 2D Animation by Fyuvix In My Garden by Sharkfold
Day Dreamer Stamp by Sora05 I'm a Mormon Stamp by slayerchick303 Don't be ashamed. by neooki23
Stamp - Hogwarts by MauserGirl Marauders Stamp by Maleh-wa Fantasy stamp by Mel-Rosey
Hogwarts Stamp by WetWithRain Harry Potter Obsessed by Raven-LaLupa Hufflepuff-Stamp by Dinoclaws
MLP:FIM Stamp by Krazy-Chibi Pegasister Stamp by SunnStamp Princess Twilight stamp by Mel-Rosey
Happy Halloween Stamp by kuro-stamps Jack Stamp by Sinister-Starfeesh Nightmare Before Xmas stamp by 5-3-10-4
Gryphon Fanatic -stamp- by Zenfyre I love Griffins by WishmasterAlchemist




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My deviantART Story

Thu Aug 7, 2014, 12:03 PM
I decided to post one deviation from each year I've been on deviantART to see my progress over the years!

I joined deviantART in 2003 when I was in high school. I actually had an account before this one (don't ask me the username though because I don't remember it!). But the first deviation I posted to this account is actually featured below. It was posted November 23, 2003. I was a junior in high school - so about 17 years old or so. I found deviantART through other users on I used to play that site all the time and I remember the first time I came across artwork that was done digitally - I was completely blown away and KNEW I had to get my hands on some programs so I could learn how to do it. This artist (I can't remember who it was, I apologize!) had a link to their deviantART account, so I followed it and decided to join the ranks.

I started my digital career with MS Paint and a mouse. Eventually, I was able to get myself different versions of Photoshop and my sophomore year of college I finally bought myself a tablet (which I actually still have and use btw...about 8 years later). By this time I had been accepted into the animation program at BYU and was quickly falling in love with character design and pre-visual development. I got a lot of my inspiration from deviantART and the amazing community of artists here.

I've been through a lot since I joined this site - you can see that through my work, or lack thereof in some cases. Since joining I've graduated high school, graduated college, got married, lost a child and gave birth to a second. I've grown from a young woman to an adult (but still a kid at heart!)

Even though life has this way of changing us, I always find myself returning to dA. Despite everything I've experienced in life - things that have caused long absences at times - I'm never gone for long. This site is home to me. It's helped me become the artist I am today and inspires me to continue to push myself. And even though there are only a handful of people on this site that I know in real life, I feel like so many people on here are part of my family. You've stuck with me through the good and bad, always there to offer congratulations or a hug or a shoulder to cry on. Anything I need, I know I can come here and find friends waiting for me. THAT'S where the magic of this site lives for me - within each of you. It's not the artwork, it's the friends that I think of first when I hear "deviantART".

Thank you dA, for giving me a home for my art. It's been such an amazing journey and I can't wait to see where it takes me next!

Fire kitty by lilowlaroo Lazying by lilowlaroo I give you, Falon. by lilowlarooEquana Experiment by lilowlaroo Character Design - Tiger by lilowlaroo On Top of the World by lilowlaroo
     November 23, 2003                June 15, 2004               September 17, 2005                 June 23, 2006                November 14, 2007                 July 12, 2008

WIP - Kalhea and Auna by lilowlaroo 058 Growlithe by lilowlaroo Art Trade - Ayem by lilowlaroo My Baby Pony by lilowlaroo Commission - Abari Starwing by lilowlaroo I am Catori by lilowlaroo
             July 23, 2009                 November 18, 2010                May 11, 2011                     August 16, 2012              November 21, 2013                June 8, 2014


Sith Elsa by pushfighter The Father Hood by AnthonyHolden Art Nouveau Avatars - The Four Seasons by swadeart Learning To Soar by Miss-Melis Griffin Gryphon Gryffin by Cartilage-Doll

Original Background Texture by Ninelyn, modified by lilowlaroo

If you were given $200 to spend on one item for yourself, what would you get? 

22 deviants said I would get...! (Leave a comment!)
14 deviants said I don't know! (What help are you?)


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kep90 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Lovely designs here. :)
lilowlaroo Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Professional General Artist
Awww thank you so much! And thanks for watching me back! :)
Pondiex3 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
ohemgee your art is fantastic ^.^
lilowlaroo Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional General Artist
Awww well thank you so much! :)
Pondiex3 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
you're welcome :)
Vertiris Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the watch! and I love your art. *watching* *Free Icon/Emote* Pusheen (So exciting!) 
lilowlaroo Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
You are so welcome - I love love love your work! Thank YOU for the watch back!
SupernovaSpirit Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
thanks for the :+llama: :D
lilowlaroo Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Professional General Artist
No prob!
deviant-llama9 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
thanks 4 the llama friend :tighthug: <3
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