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24 August 2016 @ 05:08 pm
One Hundred Days of Happy - Day 22  
I kinda let this little 'event' slip, but I really need a touch of the happy today. It's not like anything heart-rending has happened, nah, but I've gotta stop catching whiffs of fandom pettiness on Twitter (usually not from my own timeline, but trickling in from the periphery) and I'M WEAK AND HAVE TO SNOOP and then I see things I'd rather not. So. Snuggle me in your mothering arms, LJ. At least for today. ;)

Anywho, some happy! I've always hated my 'pro' website because 1.) it was ugly and 2.) um, well, it was ugly. And also, kinda scattershot and too full of fandom things for professional uses. It's tough for me to brand myself and I'm a pretty dubious web designer, but I found a free site that's user-friendly and not too obnoxious, so I cooked up a new, streamlined, greatly improved portfolio site: quickreaver.com.

Feel free to check it out and leave me a critique! Test the links. Suss out bugs. Make suggestions! I have yet to add a shop with non-fandom work; I don't have much stuff to peddle yet, but it's forthcoming. For the time being, I'm happy I made something that's usable, somewhat professional, and not boring or (hopefully) over-the-top. Eventually, I'll upgrade to the paid version and get rid of the ads, and as I hone my brand (whatever that turns out to be), the inventory of images will grow and evolve into...something? Apparently I have a lousy time taking myself seriously as a professional, yep.

But I'm happy I finagled a portfolio site, so there's that!
 
 
Current Mood: confusedconfused
Current Music: 'Dream On' - Aerosmith
 
 
 
Morgan O'Conner: SPN Sam and Dean by bittersweet-amorganoconner on August 25th, 2016 01:15 am (UTC)
I love the new site! The color scheme is fantastic and really shows off your gorgeous art. As someone who also has a hard time taking myself seriously outside of fandom, I feel your pain on that front. Original stuff is difficult, and I think as creators we tend to be a lot harder on ourselves when it comes to something we might label professional or our own original creations. But for my two cents, I've always enjoyed your artwork, fandom or otherwise, and I think this new site is a fabulous showcase for it. :)
The indefatigable Mrs. Griffin: gone fishin'quickreaver on August 25th, 2016 02:22 am (UTC)
LET ME LOVE YOU.

Also, I have $8 whole dollars in my Paypal (wtf do you do with 8$??), so if you want $5 of it, you can doodle me a little SPN/Kingsman crossover, yeah? :D
Morgan O'Conner: Kingsman Harry Manners by amberdreamsmorganoconner on August 25th, 2016 12:02 pm (UTC)
<3 <3 <3

YES I CAN ABSOLUTELY DO THIS THING!!! *rubs hands together gleefully*

(I am so weak for crossovers. It's a real problem. /o\)