what is draws

anonymous asked:

hey i've been a long time fan of yours and i kind of have to say this blog isn't your best work. the designs aren't as authentic as they used to be and a lot of them are recycled (i just go through your old blogs sometimes lol). i know you're sticking to your strengths but it just doesn't feel original anymore.

[ I know.

I know this very well. It’s honestly a huge fear of mine, and if you look through my tags, you can tell. There’s a reason why I ask people to help me design, because there’s only so much I can come up with. I’m human, and not everything I create is original, I admit that. 

But here’s something, anon/ ’long time follower’. I’m trying my best to represent the groups that so many people stan, to draw designs that people would enjoy. And I see it. People are engaged- they send in questions that help develop the muses, the interactions. They’re ready to tell me about other groups/lightsticks that have come out. They educate me in things about their faves that I wouldn’t have known. Playing to my strengths really helps the community of people who are so engaged, and in turn make me engaged. There’s a reason why this blog has become the one I’ve been most invested in even though school won’t let me update :U

Maybe this blog isn’t your cup of tea. And maybe the way I handle things isn’t original anymore. But you have to hand it to the followers- the people, the participants. On my own, I’m definitely far from original (there were already tons of Carat/Monbong designs before I even started this one). But with others’ input, it becomes a lot more than just ‘design’ in this blog.
Evidently, you and I don’t share the same vision with this blog. I believe that’s because you’ve only looked at it from a distance. Hey, look a little closer and you’ll see how it’s been shaped by so many amazing people who contribute so much.

And I think that makes it a little more original. ]