Mood: cold hgugh
Heyo, I made a new icon for myself! Here's the original image:
I don't think I've ever had an icon of Gabe before, which kind of surprises me... anyway, here he is now. :^) I went with a kind of winter-y theme because it's COLD and snowed the other day. x0x/
Other than that,
I finally opened up my store!!! You can check it out here:
Everything's set to preorder right now because my shipping supplies haven't actually arrived yet... it's gonna arrive either this or next week. >:U NICE.
Anyway, I'm gonna work on making more products this year, too. I'm thinking of doing Yuri!!! On Ice, Fire Emblem: Fates, and Mob Psycho 100 merch. *-*/ SO YEAH, I guess... if you're interested, be on the look out for that haha. I'm gonna try to apply to some more cons, too. I emailed about Anime Mid Atlantic and Anime Fan Fest Baltimore, but I haven't gotten any replies yet. Dx HOPEFULLY SOON....
Also, I didn't get into the JET program. ;-;/ ALAS... I'll be looking for a part time job for the spring and summer instead, and then apply to grad school or something. Idk what the plan is. "orz TBH I'm not that disappointed bc going to Japan by myself seems really scary. SO! WHATEVZ.
But yeah, that's what's going on over here. We'll see how things go from here, haha;;; Thanks for reading and I hope you have a good day! >:o ♥
Hey guys, merry Christmas and happy first day of Hanukkah! I haven't given a life update in a while so here's what's been going on with me. ;o
First of all, I finished my undergrad degree! I don't actually graduate until May, but I'm done with classes. >:U In terms of prospective (?) jobs and stuff, I've applied to JET. I'll hear back in January, hopefully I get in;;; If I don't, I guess I'm taking a gap year before grad school. -u-/
Second, I've opened commissions up again!! You can find all my commission info here if you're interested. ;o I'm also working on opening up my online shop! I still need to take inventory and figure out shipping prices, but it'll be set up soon~ *u*/
Other than that, I'm considering applying to the Animore artist alley again... the only issues are money and the fact that the con is so small. IF ANYONE WOULD WANT TO BOOTH WITH ME.... PLS LET ME KNOW;;;; I'm thinking I probably won't sign up unless I can find someone to split the cost with me. Dx But idk, do you think I should sign up?? I could probably get some commissions in if I went... idk........
Also I'm thinking of applying to a zine...!!! This one to be exact. I'm kind of nervous about applying b/c even though I've sold prints and stuff before the quality of my finished art (especially BACKGROUNDS) isn't really as good as I'd like it to be;;; And coming up with compositions is just hard for me. PLUS I'VE NEVER PARTICIPATED IN A ZINE??? Idk what it's about.
BUT!!! I'M ACTUALLY REALLY FEELING LIKE I WANT TO APPLY... I like the pairing a fair amount and there's no harm in just applying, so I might go for it... idk what I'm doing haha;;;
ANYWAY... That's about it that's going on with me. Now that I'm not in school, I finally have more time to draw. Hopefully I get some stuff done and end up being more productive!! Maybe I'll even work on drawing comics... I'd love to actually do some oneshots and ongoing stuff with my characters. I mean I've had my OCs for years but never actually do comics with them;;; MAYBE SOMETIME SOON!!! ;U;/
But yeah, there's that. Hope you guys have a happy holiday season, and happy new year to y'all!! :,D
Mood: blbugh but okay
Heyo! I've probably mentioned here and there that I have a weebly page for my characters and stories. It's not as extensive in terms of information as my Various Planning world, but it's much more organized! I just recently updated it a little more, so I thought I'd make an official (?) post linking to it.
YEP, there's that. There's still a couple of holes that I need to fill in terms of character profiles and stuff, but for the most part this should act as a good summary of my OCs and stories. So if you're every curious or confused about them, go and check that out! :^D
Idk what else to say. This is irrelevant, but I'M GOING TO GRADUATE SOON!!! THAT'S.... CRAZY WEIRD IMO...... I just finished my last day of classes yesterday whaughghgh;;; AFTER FINALS I'M DONE WITH MY UNDERGRAD DEGREE! *______*;;;;;;;;;
WOO HOO it's Secret Santa time!!! Toyotami kun and Kaerlyn are hosting the 2016 Fan Art Secret Santa and YOU SHOULD GO JOIN!! It'll be lots o' fun. :^D
Anyway, here's my wishlist for my secret santa. The rest of this post will be directed to my Santa~ :^D
Most of my requests will be pairs, but if you'd rather do a drawing of a single person that's fine too!! ;o
1. Original Characters
Okay, so my OCs are like... my favorite.... I'd be super happy if you drew them! *u*/ Here's who my favorites are:
- Stefan and Gabe (you can see how they interact here)
- Lafayette and Dmitri (not romantic, but they're really close. You can see how they interact here)
- Lafayette and Dmitri, 1920's version (The links are different than the previous ones. More about them here)
- Noland and Prue (technically not dating, but idk they hold hands and stuff)
You can draw my characters in whatever outfits you want! :^Y You can even design your own outfit for them if you want to. It's all cool yo. And if none of those characters appeal to you, you can always look through my sloppy weebly page for something that might interest you.
2. Mob Psycho 100
I RECENTLY GOT INTO MOB PSYCHO 100!!! I really like it!! I feel like I haven't been this into an anime in a while.*-* Here's my favorite characters and pairs:
- Mob and Reigen (Not romantic, more like a student/teacher or father/son relationship)
- Ekurei (Dimple/Ekubo and Reigen) (I can't find any good refs, but Dimple's "security guard" version (on the far right here) is more ~aesthetically appealing~ if you wanna go for that. tbh I think his blob self is fun too tho hahaha.)
- Terumob (Mob and Teruki)
3. Ping Pong: The Animation
Ping Pongggg is a gr8 anime. B) SO UH, refs for this one are going to be in a pretty atypical artstyle (even compared to MP100)...... but I love this anime so much it's really good. ;-;7 My favorite characters are:
- Peco (idk why his profile is so short, he's the other main character.....)
If you want to draw them both together that'd be GREAT! But either of them individually is awesome too.
4. Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun
I think all the characters in this anime are cute, but here's my favorites!
5. Super Smash Bros
Roy (Melee outfit / SSB4 Outfit)
Marth (Brawl outfit / SSB4 Outfit)
Lastly, my old SSB favs are always an option. ;u;/
You can draw them individually or together! You can also make up outfits for them too if you don't wanna draw their armor and stuff, haha.
ANYWAY, that's what I've got... Hope you find something you want to draw! ;0;/ Thanks so much and have a happy holiday!!
Mood: KINDA TIRED, but pretty decent B)
HEY, I'm back from my second anime convention artist alley boothing experience...!!! :^D I boothed with harvestmoonluvr and keyblademewkasa from here on theOtaku! Here's a pic of us on the first day.
YEAH. This was my first time meeting harvestmoonluvr, actually. *-* A KOOL FRIEND.
I think this one went a little bit better than my first convention, but I still have things I know I need to improve on... The good news is I was actually able to MAKE BANK on this con YEAHHHHHH. a little bank. I was able to pay off the cost of the table and the new merch and still have a little left over. B);;; SO!!! TECHNICALLY BETTER THAN MY FIRST CON EXPERIENCE, I THINK.
I definitely sold more merch at this con than I did at my first convention. I still didn't sell many prints, but I at least sold some! I sold a couple of the Homura and Madoka print and Gon and Killua print, and one person even bought the Marth and Roy print. *U*/ And I think one person bought the Junkrat print. Surprisingly, no one bought any Pokemon Go prints. I WAS TOO LATE ON THE POPULARITY CURVE, I THINK........ Pokemon Go definitely dropped in popularity recently. Hopefully I'll be able to sell them eventually online or something;; I'm trying to work on setting up my online store. ;u;7
As far as the other merch goes, the overwatch charms sold pretty well! :o Idk if I ever posted them here, so here's a pic:
I think I sold at least one of each charm, so HOORAY. I sold like none of my old FE charms, though. Or like any FE stuff in general... ALAS! I think the only Fire Emblem things I sold were a Lucina charm, a Brady sticker, and an Owain sticker. AGAIN... I AM L8 TO THE POPULARITY PARTEE...
BUT YEAH, the small stuff was able to sell better... especially Junkrat...!! I only have a couple of Junkrat charms left, and I even sold out of Junkrat stickers. :O Granted I only bought 5 of each of the new stickers, but............. B)
I also ran out of the business cards that I brought to the con, which is super surprising to me. :0 WHICH MEANS I REALLY SHOULD SET UP AN ONLINE STORE SO PEOPLE CAN FIND MY STUFF AFTER THE CON HAHA;;;
There were times it was still kinda slow tho, haha;; ;u;7 idk I wish I had a way to make the table look more interesting or to just know more about what people are interested in buying;;; BUT! whatever.
I think I'm gonna try to booth at Animore again in 2017 in January, but I'm not really planning on buying new merch for the con. WE'LL SEE...!! But I'll definitely be setting up my store soon, and I'll open up commissions again once I finish school. YEAH, MONEY AND RESPONSIBILITIES!
Anyway hope y'all have a good day. :^Y Thanks for reading!