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Whimsy by THExNEKOxCHAN Whimsy :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 1 0 Starry Gecko, Wacky Animals Coloring Book by THExNEKOxCHAN Starry Gecko, Wacky Animals Coloring Book :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 1 0 Beaky Toucan by THExNEKOxCHAN Beaky Toucan :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 0 0 Night Mare, reworked by THExNEKOxCHAN Night Mare, reworked :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 2 0 Tribal Tat- Phoenix by THExNEKOxCHAN Tribal Tat- Phoenix :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 0 0 The Eagle Man Commish by THExNEKOxCHAN The Eagle Man Commish :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 0 0 Kitty Commish by THExNEKOxCHAN Kitty Commish :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 3 0 Unircorn 2 by THExNEKOxCHAN Unircorn 2 :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 2 0 Unicorn 1 by THExNEKOxCHAN Unicorn 1 :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 1 0 Serpent Crest by THExNEKOxCHAN Serpent Crest :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 1 0 Sammy the Space Cadet by THExNEKOxCHAN Sammy the Space Cadet :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 2 0 Pigs In Space- Rocket Pig by THExNEKOxCHAN Pigs In Space- Rocket Pig :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 0 0 Dragon Hoard by THExNEKOxCHAN Dragon Hoard :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 1 0 Dragon Mother by THExNEKOxCHAN Dragon Mother :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 1 0 Gryphon by THExNEKOxCHAN Gryphon :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 3 0 Scorpio by THExNEKOxCHAN Scorpio :iconthexnekoxchan:THExNEKOxCHAN 0 2

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It used to be that letters were the only form of long distance communication. People wrote to each other, actually sat down with pen and paper, and poured out their love, their loss, their problems, their joys and announcements, before folding each bit of paper up and placing it into an envelope with a stamp, and putting it in a mail box. After a period of some days or weeks, the letter would arrive at the other end, and the person would take delivery of the letter. It would evoke such excitement, or trepidation, or love, or sadness, even before reading those words. And then, because it was the only option, that person who received the letter would sit down almost immediately and write back with their response, and it would travel by horse or man or van or ship, back to the original writer.

But now, it's as if it's too much effort to put pen to paper, to fold the written sheet and place it in an envelope, too expensive to buy a stamp to send it on it's way via a mailbox. Too much effort, no more "sealed with a kiss".

Then technology moved on, and suddenly, the home computer became popular, and with it email. Suddenly, writing letters was made almost obsolete, because Now! Now you could really communicate! With so much more speed. Typing out the body of the email, carefully choosing the address you wished to send it to (because sending to anyone else would be embarrassing!) and with a simple *click* you sent it on it's way. Within hours, it was received, and responded to, with writing, with pictures, with files. The Works.

But now, it seems as if the email is too much to type, as if no one has the energy left to consolidate their thoughts into coherent words, too much effort to get anyone's email, or to move the mouse to click "send".

Now we have "social media". Facebook, where you can spill your thoughts as much as you like in a online forum, because it's so much more "cool" and has way more instant gratification than an email. But people can't be bothered to make two clicks, to open the chat function, to find an old friend who's online at the same time, and to click on their name for a live chat, not even for five minutes. And Twitter? That is a far cry from letter writing, 140 characters of garbled, shortened words, used for advertising and slogans and disjointed thoughts, and the frustration as you try to compress complex human thought into a single, short sentence.

And phones! What have we done to the humble telephone? That clever device that used to hang in the kitchen, which allowed you to call and talk to anyone you wanted, provided they picked up at the other end. We would spend hours on the phone, chatting away to our friends, our relatives. We've computerized it, and put it in our pockets, and now we have voice mails, and texting, and people who can't even be bothered to say something to the person across the table, choosing to send truncated replies to shallow, meaningless comments on our mobiles.

The demise of the letter, the short life of the personal email, the reduction of human thought into basic forms, the disconnection between human beings who no longer speak face to face...

The human race is no longer expressing itself. It's no longer moving forward emotionally or mentally. It's fallen into a trap, a maze of interrupted corridors leading nowhere, giving the illusion of free choice, the sensation that we are getting somewhere. No, we are not.

We're failing to communicate.

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Sharon Campbell-Zeni
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
Australia
6 years in Australia and loving it.

I am currently drawing and assembling a coloring book! I'm also planning out a Zodiac coloring book, a children's coloring book, one themed on abstracted objects from nature, several guinea pig themes, and even some zombie themes! I also take a few commissions for people who want custom pages for coloring, draw tattoo designs, and in my spare time, I color these things in. :)

I have a page on Facebook called Paw Print Works, where I sell and display my work: www.facebook.com/PawPrintWorks
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srebrnylis Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015
Thank you very much for the fave!!
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Alice-WhiteRabbit Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013
Your request is done ---> fav.me/d6jvagm
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THExNEKOxCHAN Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I saw! It's wonderful. :D
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Alice-WhiteRabbit Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013
Thankyou... :)
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THExNEKOxCHAN Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Got a load of old drawings being scanned, ready to be uploaded soon. Now you can see some of my stuff in clear pictures, rather than blurry photographs. :P
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AdorindiL Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thx for the :+fav:!
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THExNEKOxCHAN Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:D
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Ojanassassin Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013  Student Digital Artist
thanks for the watch
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THExNEKOxCHAN Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave. :)
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Ojanassassin Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
no prob
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