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Like cute animals? Like fighting? Um, WHO DOESN'T??? Come SEPT 21 my pals at Mane6 and I will be starting a crowdfund to get such a fighting game up and running!

Backstory: Mane6 is a group of talented artists and animators who put much love into a fighting game (based on some cartoon ponies you may know) that they intended to release for free on the internet. Though the were totally transparent over the two years they were creating it, alas, the IP owners asserted their trademark rights (as was their prerogative) and put an end to their efforts.

However, I LOVED it - it was beautifully animated and funny in exactly the sort of way I would want such a game to be. Character-based fighting? YES PLEASE!

We are creating a NEW game with NEW characters and all the same FUN!

I'll post updates as we have them. Please consider helping our little labor-of-love out.

Read more here! -------> www.mane6.com/2015/08/the-big-…

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Screenshot-help.deviantart.com 2015-08-30 10-31-08 by milovanf

DeviantART removed the option to report users for making a spam, bugs, harassment, hacking, including plenty of option that used to stand there. Now literally you cannot report anyone who is harassing you, your friends or the group. You can't ever report someone for making a callout journal on you. If you try to report someone for spam, it redirected you to a "how to block" people and another form of FAQ. help.deviantart.com/contact/?t… :pointl: 80% of those report that use to stand there are now covered with tons of FAQ's and stupid suggestions that don't even make sense. If they already decided to modernize they could at least make it like a top menu bar, You click "expand all" or if you want to hide it all, hit the button "collapse it". It's not so hard to do that. Don't fix what isn't broken dA, it isn't funny at all.

There's only an "abuse" report form, and you're only allowed to report abuse directed towards yourself. You can't help anybody else, now.

I'm really sick of the admins here. I'll be looking for a new art website. :facepalm: I will give a try in making a boycott about this if it's possible, but I highly doubt that will return the old dA back.

Bullet; Red -- There is still an issue with DeviantART's new policy on art theft, and their failure to communicate with their user base.

But hopefully with the threat of boycott, they'll take the opportunity to talk to us now. 

[EDIT]:

Here is a journal made by an ex-staff member dxd(Predates this journal by 2 weeks.) Dear deviantART...


DeviantART, please talk to your userbase. Please communicate with us. Please listen to what we have to say. Hopefully to prevent drama like this from happening again. (And change your policy on art theft, seriously. That's a big issue.)


[EDIT]:
Here's a forum of which good websites exist on the internet. Special thanks to xXNightmareZodiacXx
forum.deviantart.com/art/gener…
If they !ban me for this, it will only show how they refuse to listen to our problem.

Quotes!

Sun Aug 30, 2015, 10:15 AM
:icongriffsnuff:


:D have some quotes that I find inspirational myself!

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”  
Oscar Wilde

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”  
Bernard M. Baruch

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.” 
 Harvey Fierstein

“About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.”
 Rita Mae Brown

“be yourself- not your idea of what you think somebody else's idea of yourself should be.” 
Henry David Thoreau

“Don't you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can't be exactly who you are.”
 Lady Gaga

“You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!”
 John Lennon

“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.”
Virginia Satir

“How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we're not? Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?”
Katie McGarry, Dare You To

“Don't let others box you into their idea of what they think you should be. A confined identity is a miserable way to exist. Be you and live free. Trust that in living true to yourself, you will attract people that support and love you, just as you are.”
Jaeda DeWalt

“Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, magical person that your are.”
Mandy Hale

“Let us not pretend to be someone else ! It is better to be hated for what we are than to be loved for what we are not.” 
Sham Hinduja


“The opinions of others should not deter you from being yourself..”
 Lailah Gifty Akita

“If you can't be perfect, be silly. If you can't be normal, be weird. If you can't get it right, get it wrong. Because the world is full of so many imperfection, that there's no need for you to be perfect or normal. Because there's always someone that'll love you, no matter who you are. Isn't that what friends are for?”
 Kathlan G.

“Stop living within the confines of how others define you! You weren't created to live their life; you were created to live yours - so LIVE it! You can reignite that fire within and bring the passion back into your goals, dreams, ambitions, careers, and relationships by reclaiming control of your own life. Be unapologetically YOU!”
 Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

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I see way to much insecurities about being yourself on this site, and for good reason. There are way to many judgmental people  on here who try to shape you to fit in their perfect little self centered view of the world. : D  so I wanted to share some inspirational quotes I really live by! AND yes being yourself will give you way more haters than being a unopinionated shell out to please everyone and make everyone like you.

10 years on this site, I know for a fact that that is impossible. I am way happier being the uncensored free person I am , instead of having to worry about what some people might think of me. xD If someone takes time out of their day to spread rumors and hate about you, your not the problem, they are. If what they said were true, everyone would hate you. Like a lot of the quotes above tells you, those who matter wont mind, and those who do mind dont matter. 

Those who have a need to control others lives and behaviour, need to take a good look at themselves and fix their own selfish control issues first.

Take life with a grain of salt :3 or bananas if you like that better.And dont let random angry people try to bring you down over bullshit that they make up.

I would rather help people get over insecurities and realize everyone's view is different than sugarcoating your problems and fears so you do not have to face them. So I am never going to censor myself and who I am because a few people find it uncomfortable, or think im not being sensitive enough. That just aint me.

D8< Hope some of these help anyone out there who has had to deal with some dumb hate because your not a perfect version of someone elses view. Flip them, for trying to make you so. Who are they to decide who you can and cannot be. Some people are so selfcentered and closeminded it hurts xD


I never understood this intense demand to control someone else and the need to try to make them do and say what they themselves want, and when they cant they have to spread hate and rumors about people. IM NO psycologist, so if anyone has an idea or ideas tp why this is so damn important to some individuals, let me know :3 I myself think its because of intense insecurities about themselves, and thus they have to stop to attack the peoples person to make themselves feel better xD but what do I know.

Let me know about some stories were someone tried to control you, or stories were you felt you couldnt be who you are. Or if you feel like this today and why. 


Be sure to check out my Tinasect account
Less art:icontinasect:more life!
It feels like every day I get a handful of people sending me comments and notes asking to make bases out of my artwork. Honestly, I'm getting tired of saying no, and even more tired of stumbling across traces and bases made of my work anyway. It's getting so incredibly frustrating wondering what will be stolen next. I'm just so fucking sick of this.

Drawing is hard. I get it. I get that a lot of you are young and just getting into art. A lot of you may not even know how using and uploading unauthorized bases hurts the artist in question. And a base does present a way for inexperienced artists to create pony drawings and tell stories of their own. That's fine. If you want to use bases made from the show, or with the permission of other artists, that's fine. But my gallery is not your personal sampling board for tracing. I do NOT allow bases made of my work.

I work hard to have my own distinct storytelling style in my drawings. I do thumbnails, I reference real life animals, I get frustrated and rip drawings up and start over. I do this again and again, always trying to figure out how to clearly communicate ideas, draw the best poses, and depict characters that charm and entertain. I pour a lot of myself into my art. It's my escape. It's terrible seeing someone else blatantly copy me.

Mom Talk by Lopoddity

This is one of my favorite works in my gallery. I had fun coming up with the poses, dialogue, and designs for my Older!Mane Six. It's a drawing I'd been wanting to do for a while, so it was wonderful to finally finish, and lovely to read all of your feedback.

Then I come across things like this:
Awful Base by Lopoddity

So. You piggybacked off my own creative labor and just painted over it with your own OCs. This isn't flattering, guys. It's theft, plain and simple. It's insulting, it's lazy, it won't teach you how to be a better artist, and frankly (in the above example, at least), it looks awful.

Also, don't look into that one purple OC's eyes for too long. I don't think it has a soul

I'm not attacking artists that use bases. No, you guys carry on. Neither am I attacking people who have politely asked to make a base out of my art, and accepted "no" as an answer. I'm calling out people who trace and steal my work specifically. Let me reiterate: I do not allow bases made out of my art. No exceptions.


 
LOOK AT THE RAD FANART swag-kind maDE ME

snake and horse by swag-kind

LOOK  HOW FUCK IN G CUTE SHE DREW REI HER ART STYLE IS SO PP RE CIOUS IM CCRYing

PSA stuff!!

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 30, 2015, 9:56 AM
Hey guys how's it going?
I'd just like to update/remind you all on a few things for clarification purposes as well as use this as an opportunity for an up-to-date Q & A, I'll try to make it brief!

So a lot of people tend to send me notes/comment asking if they can use Ticci-Toby in a project of theirs. The answer is Yes, you certainly can. You don't have to ask me first, I tend not to respond to messages asking. And if you'd like me to see it you're free to comment on my profile linking me to what you've done! I'll try my best to view it and give you feed back, I love seeing what you guys do! But if you just mention me in the deviation's description I won't be able to view it because I don't frequently look over my mentions and things get buried in there! Long story short
You're free to use Toby in your projects without asking me first, if you'd like me to see it and give you feedback please link it in a comment on my profile!

Another thing regarding Ticci-Toby that I would like to elaborate on (and I should have elaborated on a lot sooner) is that I do appreciate hearing your thoughts on the story and the character and letting me know you like it or just sending compliments about it, and you're welcome to do that! I know I sent out a shit ton of mixed signals on this, giving off the impression I don't want to hear anything about Ticci-Toby in general, and I've lead people to believe that I don't like my own creation. These are both false, I'm still very proud of my work, I just don't like the negative attention I get from the negative fans in the fandom (Which I am not a part of) and I DO love hearing people's thoughts and I appreciate all compliments! HOWEVER when people approach me in comments regarding creepypasta with foul intent or excessively shitpost things completely unrelated, I will hide them.
Basically I appreciate feedback on my work, I do NOT appreciate jibberish comments about the fandom or aggressive criticism telling me what to do or insulting me based on my decisions.

This is a continuation of what I said above except it's directed towards those who tend to stand up for me against people commenting about creepypasta stuff and such! Thank you all for helping me out, I appreciate you guys standing by me and respecting my decisions and all, but please don't feel the need to attack people simply complimenting Toby as a creation! They don't mean any harm and I totally should have made this clear awhile ago, but I will admit I was in a mindset before where I didn't want to hear anything about Ticci-Toby and would hide comments simply complimenting me and I know now that that was just rude of me and I shouldn't be that way towards people who are just trying to let me know what they think!

"If you don't like Toby why don't you just give him to someone else that does?"
I've received this question a few times and I just would like to calmly explain that No, I do not dislike a creation I have put a lot of work and personal experience into. The Ticci-Toby story is not a self-insert, however I did include a lot of traits, characteristics, feelings, and experiences that I have had into the story so that I could relate to the character more and surprisingly a lot of other people could relate to him as well!
Also I've been asked this a few times before so I'll just get this out there now, No, I do not have the same neurological disorders that Toby has, those were things I added to the character to make him more interesting and three dimensional. I've experienced depression, anxiety, bullying and relationship issues with family members, and that is where those details about Toby come from.

Another thing I would like to inform everyone about is that Ticci-Toby is under the process of getting copyrighted. This just protects the creation itself from getting stolen. Also this means that any profit made off of Ticci-Toby is ILLEGAL. So anyone selling merchandise of him on websites like Etsy, Amazon, Ebay (anywhere really) is committing a crime and is eligible for getting sued.
If you guys happen across such merchandise being sold anywhere on the internet please let me know about it so I can take note of it! It would be helping me out immensely!

ART RELATED INQUIRIES
☛ As you all can see, I'm not incredibly active on DeviantART. Will I be in the future? Probably, maybe, I dunno. At this point I'm really just using DA as a source of contact so people can reach me through this account. However, I am doing my best to be active on Instagram! (Username: Kastoway) You'll find new artwork from me on there!
Also I do tend to Livestream from time to time.

☛ My commissions are not open currently, I do not have the means to keep up with them at the moment, nor am I 100% sure about the prices I used before (as in I'm unsure if they're over or under priced so I gotta revisit them later). I will update when they are open again.

☛ I do post art on a private tumblr account used for character, world, and story development, however I'm unsure about sharing it. I'll have to get back to you guys on anything like that once everything is more well rounded

☛ I've been asked a few times but I do not plan on making a webcomic anytime soon. However I will post comic "teasers" per-say of test comic pages that I do for practice and stylistic experimentation.

Alright I think that's it! Sorry I said I'd keep it brief and then I wrote like half a bible.
But if you guys have any further questions just let me know and I'll answer them either in a reply or I'll update this journal entry!
Thanks!


s k i n b y p y e k

Alright, so these rumors are getting too far. People are hearing them and then changing them and making the rumors even worse than they were previous.
I'm going to clear things up and I'm also providing screenshots of where all these rumors are originating.

These people have been bullying me for about 1 year now. I quit their group in November 2014 - yet to this day they are still spreading lies/rumors and shit talking me.

I figure everyone has a right to know what happened yesterday night, what caused me to do what i did. and what these people have been doing.  They have dA accounts but it's against Da's terms+conditions to make callout journals so they shall remain anon. However you can contact me if you have any further questions about this.


So - this is what started last night's drama+Restarted several bad rumors:
What Started This Edit by RayFierying

Basically, my ex made a journal about how she needed 2000 points to pay off a guy to ship her a contest prize she'd won. I thought this seemed kinda dodgy - I also told her this was against Points terms+conditions due to being used outside Deviantart.com , as you can see from the screenshots I never insulted her.
I know several people who have been banned for accidently breaking the Points terms+conditions because they didnt know about it. I didnt want her to get banned, I was just giving her advice and showing my concern.

Bullet; Green By the way, if anyone wants help with understanding dA's Points Terms+Conditions let me know and I'll explain them to you in Note.


After I posted those comments on her journal all of my ex-friends +Cshu (Their name is 'Faith' on the screenshots -they are the one who has turned all my friends against me and told many lies about me) immediatly started bitching at me behind my back in their secret club and said awful things about me.
Beginning by RayFierying
Bullet; Red Cshu/Faith has told several lies about me. The most notable one is that "Let's not forget that Ray made someone /almost/ commit suicide."  Cshu/Faith has been saying this for months now. He has no proof, if he does - it's faked, currently he has NO proof. It would be odd if suddenly he managed to get proof since this happened months ago. he doesn't even have a name for this mystery person. Whenever someone asks for a name he refuses to give 'Someone' 's name out.
Lets Not Forget by RayFierying

I know /exactly/ who Cshu/Faith is talking about. Funny enough I can't remember what her name was though. Possibly because I only talked to her ONCE.  We actually were pretty cool, me and this 'someone' joked around for awhile, i gave her a nickname which was "Kid". and she told me that "I'm a pretty friendly person despite what Cshu says about me". Her name was some sort of long japanese weeaboo name on Skype. But Cshu seems to enjoy refrerring to her as "Someone who Ray almost made commit suicide".

Bullet; Red Also Cshu's contant lies + the fact that he turned all my friends against me + the fact he's been doing this for a year now. But oh no, I'm clearly the evil one here guys.

Here's a collection of nasty things these people have said about me: -Note these people are too cowardly to say this to my face. I commented on their group and they blocked me and removed my comment without reply.
Collection Highlighted by RayFierying

Another rumor that Cshu and his friend Stew have started is that I am apparently an Internet Troll. That is not the case, I don't know a thing about trolling. Sometimes I'm sarcastic and my grammar is not perfect but that does not make me an internet troll. I care about people on this site.


Yet another rumor states that I only care about money. Yeah, not really.  The only reason I charge money for my commissions is because - If I did them for free, I would gain nothing and would be constantly spammed with requests 24/7.   I don't even bloody spend the money that I earn, I have it saved up in my Paypal. I am hosting weekly contests/giveaways. :iconrays-weekly-contest:
Bullet; Red I need money to eat, pay bills, live. I don't spend a huge amount on adoptables, my max is usually 5000 points very rarely. I dont spend real money on that stuff, only my useless dA Points.

I called someone a "whore" rumour: - This was actually a different person who had originally shown this 'whore' a dick pic. I simply copied it from Skype into a dA comment. <--Cshu/Faith of course got me involved in that BS too. I actually didn't know the whore or the dick guy,  the guy had my username on his 'Inspirations' list. And that is literaly it.  -The journal was not about either. It was about 'The worst thing you have ever been accused of' and was a discussion.  It later turned out into a full-scale nasty drama against me, kinda like the screenshots I'm showing you, but worse.

This is the final rumor I'm going to talk about on this journal, "Ray only does this for attention".  I gain nothing from getting more attention on this website. My commissions are currently Bullet; RedClosed - so it's not like I'm gonna gain business by purposely attracting attention.  Also how often do I make journals like this? Pretty much never. This is the first time I've reached out to my watchers in such a way.


Basically, I've just wanted to show you guys the shit that I have to go through and have been going through for about a year now. These people are always starting shit with me, even though I blocked them and quit their group last year. 

Star!If you find any rumors about me floating around dA or skype - hear both sides of the story before you judge me.Star!


 If anyone wants to talk to me on Skype it is 'RayFierying' (making new skype soon).  Or you can Note me - but my Notes lag.


I'll be keeping this journal up, and I'll be sending it to people whenever they try to spread / are concerned about a rumor. As I'm sick of explaining the same thing over and over again. Think of it as an extended FAQ. Faith/Cshu has spent this year ruining my identity and has turned many of my friends against me with his rumors. I've had them all blocked on dA for months but this still continues.

Cshu/Faith manipulates/starts drama/guilt trips several other people too. If you want his username (to block him!) let me know.


More screenies:
Screenshots by RayFierying



Tidestar was perched on the creek ledge. The sky was dark and full of stars. There was a slight cold chill in the air and she turned her glowing aqua eyes back to the cats. Some murmured and wondered what she was doing, others smelled the scent of blood lingered, some wondered what was up with Lionpaw and Bubblepaw. Tidestar let out a yowl that silenced everyone as they gathered around the creek ledge.

~~~

"Tidestar. Twolegs.." Tidestar turned to TIgershark, her eyes widening. "Twolegs??" She asked, shock coating her words. Her deputy nodded and pointed his tail toward the edge. Tidestar approached, and bent over, looking down. Tidestar felt a hitch in her breathing. He was right, there were twolegs, scanning about, exploring Seaclan's territory. 'What are they doing here?' Tidestar wondered in fear. They aren't too close to the camp yet, but what if...

"Tidestar?" She was pulled out of her thoughts when Tigershark's voice interrupted.

~~~

Tidestar looked toward the nursery. "Floodkit, Pondkit, Clearkit, Fernkit and Thistlekit, Sanderlingkit, Cottonkit. Please step into the clearing." She spoke. The two group of siblings excitedly scurried into the clearing and sat side by side. Tidestar waited for them to settle down before continuing. "You seven have reached the age of 6 moons and all have been waiting patiently to receive you're apprentice ranks in training to be warriors of Seaclan."  She began.

"Floodkit, from this day forward, until you receive your warrior name, you will be known as Floodpaw. Your mentor will be Quailfeather. I hope he passes all that he knows down to you." Tidestar leaped down from the creek ledge and Rested her nose on the small cats head as Floodpaw turned to Quailfeather happily and trotted over to him and both touched noses, Quailfeather glancing at his mother before moving slightly so Floodpaw could sit down next to him. She turned to Pondkit, who waited patiently and quietly for his turn. "Pondkit, until you have received your warrior name, you will be known as Pondpaw. Your mentor will be Quillfur. I hope he passes all that he knows down to you." Repeating he actions before, she touched her nose against Pondkit's head before he got up and padded over to Quillfur and both touched noses, and Pondkit sat down next to his new mentor and watched the ceremonies.

Clearkit was up next. "Clearkit, from this day on until you have received your warrior name you will be known as Clearpaw. Your mentor will be Cheetahspirit. I hope that she passes all that he knows down to you." Tidestar rested her nose upon the new apprentice's head before they trotted over to golden spotted she-cat and touched noses. Fernkit blinked as their sibling trotted to their mentor before turning to Tidestar. "Fernkit, from this day forward until you have received your warrior name, you will be known as Fernpaw. Your mentor will be Lilydrop. I hope that she passes all that she knows down to you." Tidestar rested her nose upon Fernpaw's head before stepping back and allowing the young one to approached her new, bouncy mentor who's tail was wagging uncontrollably as she touched noses with her new apprentice.

~~~

"Yes Tigershark?" Tidestar answered, slightly worried.

Tigershark glanced back at the twolegs. "What are we going to do? What if they get to..." Tidestar stopped him touching her tail against his flank. "For now, we will just have to stay clear of where the twolegs were spotted, and make sure everyone knows not to go alone without another cat. I don't want to risk losing any seaclanner.." Tidestar's voice trailed and the deputy nodded. "As long as we stay strong and clear, we can stand our ground, they aren't too close to the camp, lets just hope they'll go as far as here." She spoke, her voice getting stronger.

Tigershark was about to speak with distant screeching and yowling was heard. The fur at the back of their necks at end, the leader and deputy looked at each other. "That was from the palm tree forest and it sounded like...." Tidestar's pupils turned to thin slits. "We have to run." Tigershark was puzzled but didn't question.

The white and sandy patched she-cat began bolting toward the direction of the palm tree forest, Tigershark following closely behind. Lionpaw..

~~~

A hint of pride began glistening in the mother's eyes as she approached her second litter. They grew up so fast. Thistlekit stood tall and proud, her tail high in the air with pride. "Thistlekit, from this day forward until you have received your warrior name, you will be known as Thistlepaw. Your mentor will be Pipleaf. I hope that she passes all that she knows down to you." Tidestar rested her nose on her daughter's head, then stepping back, glancing at Thistlepaw as she padded to Pipleaf and touched noses, sitting down next to her new mentor. Now Sanderlingkit. "Sanderlingkit, from this day forward until you have received your warrior name, you will be known as Sanderlingpaw. Your mentor will be Crowstripe. I hope that he passes all that he knows down to you." Resting her nose and stepping back, Sanderlingpaw padded over to the dark patched tom and touched noses, Crowstripe inviting him to sit beside him. Now little Cottonkit. "Cottonkit, from this day forward until you have received your warrior name, you will be known as Cottonpaw. Your mentor will be Quiverfrost. I hope that she passes all that she knows to you." Tidestar rested her nose on Cottonpaw's head, before the small apprentice scurried over to her new mentor and touched noses with her, Quiverfeather pleased with her new apprentice.

"FLOODPAW! PONDPAW! CLEARPAW! FERNPAW! THISTLEPAW! SANDERLINGPAW! COTTONPAW!" Everyone chanted. After a bit of chanting, a silence hung in the air as Tidestar was not finished. Her aqua eyes flashed to two apprentices. "Lionpaw. Bubblepaw. Please take a step forward." Her voice was now serious but calm. Slowly, the two apprentices stepped into the clearing and stood in front of the leader. Lionpaw's expression was blank but a hint of confusion flickered in his eyes, and Bubblepaw was confused and intimidated.

"Lionpaw and bubblepaw-" She began. "- Do you promise to uphold the warrior code and to protect and serve your clan, even at the cost of your life?" Tidestar asked, locking gazes with Bubblepaw and Lionpaw. Lionpaw's expression broke into slight shock and Bubblepaw's eyes widened. After a bit of silence, both looked at eachother. "We do." They both said.

"Now then. Lionpaw, from this day forward, you will be known as Lioncrest. Bubblepaw, from this day forward, you will be known as Bubbleshine. Starclan honors your bravey and loyalty and Seaclan welcome you as full warriors of seaclan!" Tidestar announced. Everyone began chanting the new warriors names. "LIONCREST! BUBBLESHINE! LIONCREST! BUBBLESHINE!" The two began padding over to the warriors, and cats quietly congratulated them before quieting down again.

~~~

They approached the palm tree forest..... The scent of blood coated the air and Tidestar's eyes narrowed, Tigershark's senses at end and he kept an eye around their surroundings.

A wail nearby was heard.

~~~

Leaping back onto the creek ledge, Tidestar breathed in. "I have some news for you all. Sadly, these are no good. Earlier today, Twolegs were spotted on Seaclan's territory." Cats gasped and murmured. "They aren't as close to camp, but they have brought odd objects with them. I've decided that it would be safer if cats left camp in groups, going alone will be a possible risk to things. Seaclan will stand it's ground, we'll just have to be more careful around territory. If you see a twoleg close to camp, please report to me or Tigershark." Tidestar spoke, her voice thick and serious, her eyes dashing to cat to cat.

Tidestar flicked her ear as signal to TIgershark, and he then brought a body out to the clearing and laid it down. Cats let out shocked meows, recognizing it as one of their own clanmates. "Rogues have been spotted on our territory as well, and because of that, we have lost one of our clanmates today. Rainpaw. Tonight, there will be a vigil for her. You may pay respects to her loved ones before it begins. She hunts with starclan now."

"Meeting is over."

CONTEST!!!!!

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 30, 2015, 10:02 AM
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  • Watching: Jacksepticeye
  • Playing: nothing
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: nothing

[CLOSED] Platina's Request Challenge!

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 30, 2015, 7:45 AM


With the start of a new semester, I've been thinking of a way I can draw routinely and quickly without sacrificing quality (and schoolwork time) - and I've decided that I'd challenge myself to fill up my 80-page brown paper sketchbook by drawing on one page per day! I can easily take my sketchbook and markers/inking pens around with me, and doing a single page usually takes me around thirty minutes- perfect. o u o

20150829 233009 by PlatinaSi
80 pages to fill! *^*

In order to practice diverse characters and personalities, I wanted to bring my watchers' previous requests over to this project! Excluding the five people I've already drawn art for, and those who requested OC couples (you guys are on a separate list for future reference ;D) I've put everyone else on a list so that I can work on each in order. I've got roughly 4 days a week x 13 weeks in the semester to work on these, but there's 19 people on the list so far, so I'll be accepting requests until I get 60 ocs to work with! (I'm going to reserve the remaining 20 pages for gift art or art of my OCs//)

Before you get around to commenting, here are some things you should keep in mind when requesting:
Rulesssss by PlatinaSi

{ RULES }

  • You must be a watcher!
  • Basically I can draw boys, girls, and kemonomimis. Refer to my [commission info journal] for the details of what I will and won't draw.
  • Please comment with only one OC, one comment per person only. (For those already on the list: if you want to change the OC you requested, go ahead and tell me! Otherwise I'll just use the refs of the OC you previously requested. Same for those who requested OC couples - if you want to change your request to a single OC so as to participate in this, feel free to do so!)
  • No more than 4 reference pictures 
  • No written references. 
  • Specify their personality, other details I should know when drawing them, and pose/expression suggestions if you have any!
  • I will be drawing your character in this style below. They won't necessarily all be bust/headshots - I might do halfbodies or dramatic angles depending on my mood!
[monochrome sketch] in the name of the moon by PlatinaSi Flowermaiden by PlatinaSi water lilies by PlatinaSi A touch of traditional by PlatinaSi
  • [optional] if you make a journal or poll about this request challenge, I'll add some color to your sketch like the example below! Link it to me when you comment with your OC, please. (Reason for this? I want to get the list filled as soon as possible so that I don't have to worry about it when school starts ;ㅁ; )
 Spring Raven by PlatinaSi 

{ LIST OF REQUESTS } (60 slots total)


  1. Delta-Tex : Katsuo (+color)
  2. NikkiSauce : Himeko (+color)
  3. VanillaStarburst  : Ursa
  4. flarechess : Jack
  5. AeroChance : Poca
  6. Almiest : Uwiki
  7. Chicky--poo: Eja
  8. IrrelevantFrenchFry : Drake
  9. TheTitor : Titor
  10. Miistical : Vanessa
  11. LightningEffect : X
  12. tsandere : Mercy
  13. BrookeVeil : Edgar
  14. An-Najmi : Anika
  15. ShadowDragonWings : Miki
  16. MangaErudite : Xiaoli
  17. WingsOfPotatoes : Mavin
  18. usann : (so many ocs to choose from ;v; )
  19. aibo7m3 : Marcus
  20. Marry-A-Marauder : Habii (+color)
  21. Haruka28 : Haruchii
  22. x-WhisperMyName-x : Rave
  23. PaboTokk : Yerim (+color)
  24. LeafiaDream : Dylan (+color)
  25. KrankyKittie : Frost
  26. spv2 : Leo (+color)
  27. BloodLustingCreature : tba
  28. eIysiian : Cole
  29. akinoitari : Mikazuki (+color)
  30. CrownedMermaid : Celina (+color)
  31. Hanadoodles : Lila
  32. chella1010 : Raneferu
  33. StarVeeWolf : Asta
  34. Yoruhoshi : Jadir
  35. Elysa-San : Lucien (+color)
  36. Dianamisu : Alisia (+color)
  37. Bakagummi : Yami
  38. Kitty-Cross : Autumn Queen (+color)
  39. LoveableKittyMamiko : LovelyGirl (+color)
  40. Riolulu : April
  41. dethtreeorigin : Rema
  42. sprite-genius : Mejad
  43. Ayumidragon : Ratoku (+color)
  44. TheStarParty : tba
  45. Berry-KitsuneBalthazar
  46. Judaime : Felix (+color)
  47. Gelly-Bear : Alta (+color)
  48. @

{ SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER } 


20150829 232840 by PlatinaSi

I'm probably going to take Thursdays off since I'm kinda expecting a lot of end-of-week homework then ;n;
I'll be working on one request a day, four days a week! If I've got more time on my hands, then I'll probably work on two per day - we shall see o u o 
Requests will be uploaded in batches at the end of every week - hopefully I'll have time to do that;;


Happy requesting, and of course - a big thank you to my watchers for all the support you give me! I'm always grateful to each and every one of you, which is why I want to give back to you guys somehow ;;v;; :iconletmehugyouplz: /// <3



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