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I have decided that dA is not getting another single cent from me. They've turned into greedy bastards who exploit users, and we have nothing to show for our money except an ever so slightly more pleasant browsing experience. The site is still filled up with porn, screenshots and godawful cellphone selfies. Trying to get constructive feedback or intelligent interaction on here is like pulling teeth. So I am totally 100% through with giving dA any money whatsoever. From now on you'll have to make do with free/no journal skins from me. And that's fine. I'm kind of giving up on dA as a gallery really. It's gone down the shitter a bit. I'm on here for the users whom I have befriended over the years, and the groups I admin. No other reason anymore. dA can go suffocate itself in its millions.


Update: Oh yes, in my annoyance, I'd completely forgotten to link to the places I prefer to post art and things these days. I'm most active on my tumblr account, which you can find here: and on my official Facebook page, which you can find here:…
The Tumblr has a lot more silliness and fun, all my doodles and WIPs, and some writing/life advice/articles, and a lot of (quality) reblogs. The Facebook page has more of my professional things on it, like fine art/paintings and client work. I also use the Facebook page to announce things like exhibitions and talks. And of course, there is always the Cottonstar blog, which you can find here:

Thank you, I hope to see you at my new haunts. :3
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Danelle Malan
Artist | Professional | Varied
South Africa
Danelle Malan earned her Bachelors Degree in Fine Art in 2010 from the University of Cape Town.
She is currently living in Cape Town, South Africa, doing freelance illustration and having an awesome time being a not-so-starving artist and running a free webcomic called Cottonstar with her partner(-in-crime) Ben-G-Geldenhuys. :dummy:

Original fine art is for sale via State Of The Art.

Stickers, prints, cards and more available from RedBubble.

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Goregoat Mar 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hey Danelle! 
I've just moved down to Cape Town and am testing the waters here, looking for work and (semi)permanent accommodation. I'm not sure whereabout you are, but I'm near the Long Street area for now. Let me know if you'd like to meet up some time!
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pazlowq Dec 28, 2013   Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday!
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HunterBeingHunted Dec 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
happy birthday! :la: :iconlawooplz:
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Chocolate-mudpie Dec 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
go shawty
its your birthday
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