This journal is simply my opinion, meant to encourage and hopefully help others.
Comments will be hidden that are abusive, contain mature language, or incite drama.
I won't respond to any debate or long-winded comments. It's not that I don't care, but I need to use my time working on art instead.
I've only been on dA for a little over a year now, but I've seen so much drama and hurtful comments on closed species. Here are a few topics that effect me the most.
Closed Species are not Closed Features
This seems to be one of the biggest issues non-closed species owners have. Let's say you came up with a new species called Muffin Cats. They're simply muffins with kitty features, but you love them and want to keep them closed so you can make sure they stay to your original vision. Then someone comes along and berates you for it. They say, "you can't claim such a basic idea! Anyone cou