That's a double ended sword for me really. On one hand I definitely feel good about being able to see just how much I've improved. On the other, I look at pieces I once thought were good and want to destroy them and claw my eyes out. I think it's the same for nearly all artist actually.
Pink Unicorn: YAAAAAY! Charlie's gonna be a daddy! : SHUT UP! Blue Unicorn: And then, when he or she is old enough, we can take them to CANDY MOUNTAIN!!! : FOR THE LAST TIME, THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS CANDY MOUNTAIN, NOW SHUT THE HELL UP!!! Pink Unicorn: Somebody's nervous... : LIKE HELL I AM!! I'M AFRAID YOU'RE GONNA MAKE MY KID A TOTAL RETARD WITH YOUR BULLSHIT STORIES!!! Mare: *stands up and bitch-slaps pink and blue* Pink: Owie! Blue: Flee! : *heavy sigh* Well it's about goddamn time.