Yeah, I guess it would be ten years ago. It reminds me of the pencil drawing I uploaded here! Could you review that? (jk) It's always great to know where you started off in something. These really aren't that bad. I myself am not quite sure how old you are.
It's even great you mention what year you made this. The art portal is the newest of all portals, so that would make sense. Yeah, now why would I of all people like Link? It's nice to have speech balloons too. It lines up well with the paper.