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waaah Omg thanks a lot for all the entries T////T!! I FEEL SO HONORED ç_ç!! and happy you like the specie ç_ç!!
I really would reply to everyone but nnngh HOW MUCH LOVELY COMMENTS ç_ç!!
Me and my sister read everyone and thanks a lot all of you ;/////_////;!!! <3 <3

And NOW THE WINNER IS... :iconsilverchaim: WAAAH I'M HAPPY :la::squee::party::party:

SilverChaim have to chose her fav and after the blind lace left will be put on sale with an Auction without Ab so everyone can bid T//u//T <3 <3

thanks a lot again for taking part in the raffle ;U; I planning to make at least one raffle per month *//u//* I have a lot of fun \;//////;/!!

HAVE A NICE DAY <3 <3 see you soon in the next raffle ;u; <3 <3

Raffle 15 Winner by Piffi-adoptables

feel free to remove the journal from fav I don't mind \;//u//;/ <3

[OPEN FREE ADOPT RAFFLE ] BLIND LACE - 15 by Piffi-adoptables

Waaah a Raffle \;///u///;/!! <3 <3 with Blind Lace this time \T//7//T/ It's a lot I didn't upload humanoid raffle T//u//T

I really hope you like them I'm so happy about that raffle \T//u//T/ I create a new base like the bases I used time ago and aaah I feel so inspired for Blind laces \T//7//T/ <3 <3
Thanks a lot for the patience in this hard month with Marie and her little problem >////<!!

Thanks again and enjoy the raffle \;//7//;/ <3 <3 <3

You can read Info About Blind Lace here:

Blind Lace INFOSome info about my Closed Specie Blind Lace *v* :heart:
You can see some examples here :
There is informations of the story I had in mind , but it's not necessary to follow these info if you don't want \;v;/ you can create your story as you wish ;v; :heart:
Blind Lace are blind people and their little monster help them to find the way
blind lace story
Originally , Blind Lace people were called "Camelia"
They were very vain , conceited , the only thing they were interested in was the beauty , the beauty of themselves , the beauty of their expensive clothes.
They passed whole days to admire themselves in the mirror , they had no more interest in the world around, in nature, in relationships , they just wanted to see the image in the mirror, become more and more beautiful, always have the best clothes , they were bewitched by the mirror , until they become selfish and wick

What can you win?

  • One adoptable at your choice between those shown

  • Only one winner , after raffle ends the three adoptables left will be put up for sale ;v;

Required to win

  • Fav this Journal

  • A watch is not necessary to win, but is appreciated if you like our works enough to wish one of them in your collection ;//////v/////; <3 ( thanks ;v; )

  • You don't have to ask if you can participate , just fav this journal and you are in ;v;

NOT required to win but appreciated

  • Comment with the adopt you'd choose if you win. We'd love it a lot to know your taste :heart:

  • If you have some friends you think can be interested in this raffle you can write their name in your comment to tag them çvç <3

General Rules

  • This raffle ends in 48 hours

  • I'll choose the winner with between fav numbers if the winner doesn't reply within 24 hours I'll choose another winner

Thanks again \;v;/ :heart: see you soon in the next raffle >///v///<

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400 points giveaway :D (CLOSED! WINNERS ANNOUNCED)

Journal Entry: Wed Sep 9, 2015, 10:37 AM

Yay, new giveaway! I'll give out 400 points, so I hope you'll want to join!
Bullet; White Deadline: Wednesday, September 16th

Bullet; White The prizes:
1st: 300 points
2 runner ups: 50 points



Bullet; White What do you have to do?
Bullet; White Just fav this journal! That's all you have to do.
You don't have to watch me or anything, but I would appreciate it if you took a look at my gallery at least. If you like my stuff, I'd be happy for a watch.
I don't want anyone to watch me in hopes of bigger chances of winning, you will not get that.
Only watch if you like my art :D (Big Grin)
Feel free to share this journal or tag friends, it would make me very happy :) (Smile)


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How do you try to be Breadwinners and fail?

Oh, that's right, Disney made this. Disney's great... unless they try to be someone else. Seriously, almost all of their failures can be written down to "We tried to be like someone else (who is by default lesser than us) and epicallly missed the point).

Disney tried to make Ren & Stimpy. Instead they made Schnookums and Meat.
Disney tried to make Shrek. Instead they made Chicken Little.
Disney tried to make Breadwinners. Instead they made Pickle and Peanut.

It should be fun. Been awhile since I reviewed Breadwinners. Oh, by the way, this is why I rant about things like Breadwinners. When bad shows get popular, they metastasize and their influence spreads like disease. Even so, this seems like a particularly low point in Disney animated cartoons. The most prestigious animation company in the world is making a gross-out show with photoshop picture animation. This is not a good thing.
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Journal Entry: Fri Sep 18, 2015, 8:43 AM

SPREAD THIS LIKE WILDFIRE!! SPECIFICALLY FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE FEMALE AND ARE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 10-16!! This isn't just for the MLP or Sonic fandom either, it's for ANY of the popular fandoms (like, Dr. Who, Danganropa, etc.)

There is a well known sexual predator on the internet that goes by the name of SuperPsyguy/Psyguy, and he's notorious for "grooming" under-aged females and abusing them mentally and emotionally. His accomplices, "Dave"/"CrikeyDave" had sided with him as well as a few other guys. He started around 2010 and has continued up til now. Lately. though, he has been "hiding" to avoid the confrontation that people have been rising to go up against him. At first, he'd be nice to them and friendly, but then things would spiral out of control once he had them on the hook. He'd harass and ask for panty-shots while cyber-sexting them over Skype (or even texting if he had their phone number). And if any of the girls decided to stop talking to him or try to get away form him, oh, he'd be worse than an "evil-ex". He's been known to give death threats, write poetry about killing the girls who went against him, he even ASKED FOR A PIECE OF ARTWORK ON DEVIANTART OF HIMSELF STRANGLING ONE OF THE GIRLS!! Here's a video narrated and explained by one of his victims, and tells of her experience with meeting the man (a whole DECADE older than her! Just imagine a 13-yr-old girl talking to a 23-yr-old sex offender.... ene) 

Recently there has been a Tumblr Blog created specifically for calling out this guy, and it has NUMEROUS stories from the girls/women who have been abused by Psyguy and his accomplices (screen caps of Skype Conversations and eveything) Believe me, I barely got through half of one post before wanting to throw up! This guy.... Ugh, it's just DISGUSTING! And.... I really want to just get the word out and maybe start even a small fire, because.... I mean, he's crafty and manipulative, so he knows he'd more likely be able to get a naive victim that's in a popular fandom (especially one geared towards kids like MLP). So guys... I just want you to be careful out there, okay? Be careful who you friend and share contact information with. They can be really nice at first, but you can't share information if you've only known them for a short time. And, if you could, share this journal on your own and spread the word around. From DA to Tumblr.... ANYWHERE! I WANT NO ONE BEING ATTAKED BY HIM!

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1 warrior series!
thousands of warrior artists out there! 
Lets see how many of us can come together to celebrate our beloved warrior series!

So today, i am hosting the first international warriors collab. Where anyone can join in! 

Its where any cat drawer or warriors lover of any level or skill in art can come and help create a giant picture of all our fav warriors! 

The idea is that you can come in and draw one of your fav warriors and it will be placed on a giant digitally painted background! This will be about a 6 month project, and hopefully will be massive when it finishes!

1. please comment below saying 'i volunteer' to join! 
2. you must use the warriors wiki reference for your cat, if there is not one, you can make up what the warriors character looks like!
3. it must be a warrior, tribe cat, rouge or ancient from the books, it could even be a cat from blood clan or a loner!
4. you must finish it in the six months given!
5. if you want to do it, you must make a journal advertising the collab and fav it so you can find it again! 
6. please help out in any way to help advertise, maybe tag a few friends (not necessary!)
7. make sure the cat you want to draw hasnt been taken from the list below!
8. picture must be on and plain white canvas! 
9. each cat must be on a separate cnavas
10. canvas must be of 1000X1000 - 500X500! It doesnt matter as i can shrink and enlarge pictures, but sometimes they may come out a little blurry if they are not in the size limit!
10A. no floating cat, they either stand, sit, lay down, or anything a real cat can do! please may it also be full body!
11.EDIT: you can now only take 1 character, Since im struggling to give charcters out!

Cat chosen so far: (if you need help to find a character, use this:…)

Cats not taken:…;

Acorn fur - DuchessOrange
Alderpaw - MapleSpyder
Ambermoon - Brightberry
Amberberry - lexibae
Antpelt - Silver-Etch
Appledusk - :devcatsrule89:
Ashfoot - delcatts
Ashfur (thunder clan ashfur) - Kasodi
Badgerpaw - :devotterleapoffreedclan: - Badgerfang by Otterleapofreedclan
Barkface - skyonflygon
Barley - adopt-a-shop
Beechfur - Cheri-Blossomz
Billystorm - MadHatter575
Birchfall - Rocky-Mountain-Adopt
Blackstar - Puzzle-Hat
Blossomfall - Lunarbluex
Bluestar - Angelpaw33Bluestar by Angelpaw33
Bone - Potatokitteh456
Brick - frostace - Brick by frostace
Brambleberry - ScentedCandleBreeze
Bramblestar - Maple-Foxes
Brackenfur - Mistyspirit347
Breezepelt - Glacierfrostheart
Berrynose - nicememes
Briarlight - Hazelfeather37
Brightheart - Angelpaw33Brightheart by Angelpaw33
Bright stream - JustThatArtist
Brindleface - 
Brocken shadow - EchoBreeze4
Brockenstar - :devxxfrostedsanityxx - Brokenstar by XxFrostedSanityxX
Brook where small fish swim - skyliightBrook Where Small Fish Swim by skyIiight
Bumblestripe - mariofrog4
Cedarstar - RootbeerCat02Cedarstar by RootbeerCat02
cherryfall - ThorinFrostclaw
Cherrytail - :devtwillightwillow13:
Cinderheart - XoLilyHeartoX
Cinderpelt - Mistyspirit347
Clear sky - Velocira
Cody - Cosmicstar1029
Cloudberry - vixen-truthCloudberry by vixen-truth
Cloudspots - xCatcher-Of-Dreams
Cloudstar - :devsplashamanda:
Cloudtail - raiinsocks
Clovertail - crystal-paws
Crookedstar - Ao-No-Lupus - Crookedstar by Ao-No-Lupus
Crowfeather - AJWilliams1107 -  Crowfeather (For the Warriors Collab) by AJWilliams1107
Dappletail - :devvvwolfen:
Darkstripe - LaughingDeathSpy
Daisy - StarSpirit5
Daisytail - Gorseflower
Dawnstar - GriffonSong
Deadfoot - crankycobra
Diesel - XXGalaxystarXX - Diesel by XXGalaxystarXX
Doestar - YoursTrulyMellie
Dovewing - Kitty-buttons
Dustpelt - :devstromheart7789: - Dustpelt by Stormheart7789
Dewnose -
Echosong - WillowXStormfeather
Egg - AriaHopeEgg by AriaHope
Emberfoot - Sillycandy
Falling feather - SpriteSplash 
Fallen leaves - Hazelfeather37
Feathertail - ArtisticallyAlexa
Featherwhisker - :devsparklihgabsol:
Ferncloud - bearhugbooyah
Fern leaf - Fireworkcat
Finchkit - Ask--Clear-Sky - Finchkit for Collab by Ask--Clear-Sky
Firestar - RainyeeFireheart/star by Rainyee
Fish leap - raidwolfgamingFishLeap -Project entry- by raidwolfgaming
Flametail - ShastaWolf21
Flintfang - Sude-Banner 
Foxleap - :devmuikitty:
Frostfur - TheSilverDawn
Goldenflower -
Goosefeather - WoodlandOfTheAsh
Gorsepaw - ThrorneArtist
Greypool - Uniquely--Beautiful
Greystripe - Tangyify
Hailstar - KatGecko
Half moon - Wolfdragonwings
Hawkfrost - DrakynWyrm
Hawkheart - Hawkiings
Hawk swoop - SnarkyShinx
Hazelstar - Nari16
Hazeltail - xXNimbleSpiritWolfxxHazeltail  by xXNimbleSpiritWolfxx
Heathertail - Bluefeather1234Heathertail by Bluefeather1234
Hollwflight - IvyInBlossom
Hollyflower - TheWarriorCatsLover
Hollyleaf - Nightfeather123
Honeyfern - BlessingofWaterlilyHoneyfern (For collab) by BlessingofWaterlily
Icecloud - RisingSunYamamoto98
Ivypool - 101884806060503 - Ivypool for Mistyspirit374 by 101884806060503
Jackclaw - rayne170Jackdaw's Cry by rayne170
Jake - Maple-Foxes
Jagged peak - lilyfox123Jagged Peak - huge warrior cats collab by lilyfox123
Jaggedtooth - Ribbon-Wren
Jayfeather - TailorOfArt
Jessy - CleverpeltJessy For Collab by Cleverpelt
Jingo - SparkytheWingedCat
Jumper - mappug
Kestrelflight - LegolasInHeels
Lark - :devartisticallyalexa
Larkkit - Rysolp
Leafpool - GalaxyBlues
Leafstar - creepyponylover
Leafstorm - WingediaLeafstorm by Wingedia
Leopardfoot - :devsnowyartics:
Leopardstar - FancyCookiejar
Lionblaze - BoxedGecko
Lionheart - serenitywhitewolf
Lizardstripe - Nightambush
Longtail - Randomizer02Longtail by Randomizer02
Littlecloud - revioLATELittlecloud by revioLATEF
Marshscar - Marshpaw
Mapleshade - CheetahFurThePawsome
Midnight - Melodic-Wings
Wing shadow over water - TigerPelt12
Millie - chusi2003
Minnowtail - The-Rosy-Night
Minty - GardevoirLoverHopeWarriors Collab Project - Minty by GardevoirLoverHope
Mistlekit - SuperWhoLocked-Wolf 
Mistystar - Blizzardrunner
Moonflower - sexyplier
Mousefur - scarfsaur
Mosskit - TigerAlima
Mothwing - MistInMorning - Mothwing - Complete by MistInMorning
Mudfur - :devbarnowl17: - Mudfur (For The Warriors Collab!) by barnowl117
Nightstarspiritwulf16Warrior collab part by spiritwulf16
Nutmeg - :devhopefulblueberrie:
Oakheart - Badgirlsdontdie
One-eye - xWhiteWolfStar
Onestar - Ravandere-chanOnestar by Ravandere-chan
Patchkit - :devoctlkitten:
Pebble heart - pricefieldsPebbleheart by PricefieIds
Petalnose - DashertheCat
Pinestar - Wolfhowl2090
Poppyfrost - The-Space-Dragon 
Princess - Captain-Starburst
Purdy - TopazGemDogPurdy by TopazGemDog
Quiet rain - tigergirl678
Rainflower - jennawing
Rainswept flower - :devpixalysparklez:
Rainwhisker - AnimalHearted
Ravenpaw - bronzeheart123 - Ravenpaw by bronzeheart123
Red - themeparks
Redscar - Driftfeather
Redtail - BreakingTheLonely
Rippletail - Dr-RyRy
River - FuzzleTheMnM
Robinwing - 0CAT -  Collab | Robinwing by 0CAT
Rosetail - GalaxysVoid
Rowanstar - GreyLynxSplash
Rock - Mistfurious - Rock - Huge Warriors Collab by Mistfurious
Ruby - Leopardess
Runningnose - Louloubee03
Runningstorm - DarkRainfire
Runningwind - WildFire000Runningwind: Warriors Collab by WildFire000
Rusty - Nightshade-Galaxy
Russetfur - :devtklmewthreewarrior:
Sagewhisker - SylyensateinSagewhisker Warriors Collab by Sylyensatein
Sandgorse - :dev
Sandstorm - Niuwna
Sasha - GlitchTheWolfSasha (For Warriors Collab Project) by GlitchTheWolf
Scourge - Aowna
Sedgewhisker - peppily
Seedkit - thegalaxySAWfire
Sharpclaw - hareefaree
Shellheart - Hidingmangos
Shedtail - RavenFeather797
Shrewclaw - Mistyspirit347
Silverhawk - Schattenherz2203StarClan knows I don't wanna be a angel by Schattenherz2203
Silverstream - Rainyee
Skywatcher - MoonxKitty
Slash - Greatdane45
Slate - shadowmist674
Smallear - DrawMachine030Smallear by DrawMachine030
Smudge - SydTooth
Snake - ShadowPaw1007
Snowbush - Aquamarine748
Snowfur - Angelpaw33Snowfur by Angelpaw33
Snowkit - WoodlandOfTheAsh
Snowtuft - DrakynWyrm
Socks - Mimi-smyith
Sol - Waterbender-Jay
Sootfur - SmartyPawz
Sorreltail - NekoToad
Sparrow - barnowl117
Sparkpaw - :devfrom-dark-till-dawn:
Spiderleg - SquiggleSharks - Spiderleg by SquiggleSharks
Spottedleaf - Tareria
Star flower - Aussedae
Stonefur - Warkiplier
Stormpelt - Earthdragon2
Storm - Moonleaf1
Stumpytail - Moray-Stella
Squirrelflight - smallpaw122
Sunfish - maddy323
Sunstar - Shadeheart10
Sweetpaw - Flame-Cat23
Swiftpaw - Tuffy2001
Swoop of chestnut hawk - Jagdsturm
Tadpole - vVitani
Tall shadow - BananaRamaDraws
Tallstar - ByanCroTallstar by ByanCro
Talon of swooping eagle - :devwonderlustwings:
Tawnyspots - :devlucifers-roommate:
Tawnypelt - Maple-Foxes
Tigerheart: BlazingskyXII
Tigerstar - MoonSpiritTheWolf
Thistleclaw - PlatinPaw
Thunder - CenturiesAlone
Tornear - DragonTurtleKen 
Troutclaw - rockerwarriors
Turtle tail - :devthetopascrew: - Turtle Tail by TheTopazCrew
Whiteclaw - InkBuddy
Whitestar - w-indexWhitestar by w-index
Whitestorm - Finchwing
Whitewing - wonderlandsquid
Willowbreeze - CheetahFurThePawsome
Willowshine - Ying-Yang-Dragon-07
Wind runner: artsytigersol12
Yellowfang - WoodlandOfTheAsh

Hopefully, this will also get artists more noticed! Come and join, do not be afraid to! :)

Work Progress Video!

Journal Entry: Wed Sep 23, 2015, 5:14 PM

My very first test video for recording my work progress! :D This is just a sketchy speed paint for testing purposes, but in the future I plan on recording lots of my painting processes. Please let me know what you guys would like to see added in the videos, I can try audio narration of the techniques I'm using, or have captioned tutorial explanations :)

Stop hating your art and yourself

Journal Entry: Mon Sep 14, 2015, 3:55 PM

So this is something that I've been bottling up for a while and I want to address it. Now, before you harp on me, I am guilty of this from time to time as well. However I want to open up the floor to this conversation.

I try to stay kind and gentle in my conversations with people. However for this, forgive my blunt tone. I am giving people advice based on what worked for me and other professionals I've talked to. This advice is for ANYONE, but mostly visual mediums like drawing, paints, etc. Though if you stretch your mind a bit, it could apply to any medium.

Also I KNOW not everyone wants to be a pro. This is about being a pro. It's about bettering your art. I have people always asking me about getting better and improving, and this is my advice to you all.

A. Your art does NOT suck.

For the love of the planet, PLEASE stop saying this. Your art may not be at the same level as someone else, maybe your family member, your friends, classmates or idols, but that does NOT mean it sucks. Maybe it isn't the style you want? That does NOT make ti suck either.

B. Why can't I get better?

First, do you even lift practice? I know it seems dumb and a lot of people are busy with life. So am I. I have a full time freelance job and I was in college full time for 6 years (12-15 credits every single semester) and I find time to practice. There are TONS of times during the day you have to practice.

1. Get a sketchbook or at least a binder to keep loose leaf paper in. I don't give a damn if you hate them. Deal with it. You want to be able to practice at any time anywhere? GET A BOOK. They have tiny books that are as small or smaller than an index card! If you don't know what that is, it's a handy-dandy piece of paper that is 3.5x5 inches. Yeah, they make books that tiny.

2. But you don't have time? I call BS. You have time once you get up, maybe 5 min, doodle a dream or just a stick figure, something. Are you in school? During lunch or before class, maybe in between classes. Got a study hall, maybe see if the teacher/monitor is ok with it. You at home and want a break from homework? Instead of checking your phone and wasting time, get out and doodle something. Waiting on dinner or watching TV? You got time to draw. You playing games? You got time to draw. You get in bed? Take another 5 min and do a quick doodle. Maybe you and how you feel your day went. Maybe something funny that happened or your feeling about tomorrow.

3. I can't think of what to draw. OMFG do you have eyes?! Draw what you SEE, literally. One of the best ways to get better is to do what is called "Direct Observational Drawing". That means you draw literally what you see. You on the bus? Draw a classmate or the rows of seats. That's great for perspective! In the lunchroom? Draw your food or a drink, that's a still life. At home? Draw some of your favorite things, maybe pause a movie or TV and do a quick drawing of the screen. Maybe a pet! I don't give a damn if they are moving, it's good practice. XD Yes it might be BORING, but gives you practice on seeing things.

EVERYONE can see, even those who are blind, they simply see in a different way than we do. Artists are special in that we all see different than the average person. Learning to draw is NOT about learning how to draw. Your hand can already make any motion, stroke, line you need it to. Learning to see will make a huge difference in your art. What do I mean? The difference is this (PLEASE an example, neither are good or bad)

Symbols vs reality

This is what most people think of when they think of a tree, or similar. But does it REALLY look like a tree? Compare all of these photos against each other and the symbol! Trees all vary greatly and how is your drawing showing the true character and shape and texture of that tree?

Clipart Tree by Ahkward   'That Tree' by kharashov tree by mandragolaa  The Tree by TwiggyTeeluck
The Tree by Konijntje  tree by mR-StIck

So again, see how each of them are different? By drawing from REAL life, you get to practice in seeing how each and every object is unique and different in it's own right. Every pet, human, phone, houseplant, plate, bowl, fruit, etc is all different. Observational drawing is the best way to train yourself to see them. After time practicing this, you'll find it easier to see what your mind sees?

Ever wonder why you struggle in seeing the ideas in your own head? It's because you don't understand how to see, period. Drawing what your eyes see can help train you to draw what your mind sees. :D

4. YOU DON'T HAVE TO POST IT! Damn the times I've heard "but I won't like it and I can't post it". Who gives a crap if you don't post it? You aren't making your art to make others happy. I don't post most of what I do. XD It's OK if it doesn't come out the way you want it to! That's why it is called practice. I have some sketchbooks I'll NEVER show people because it's a personal practice book. lol It's full of drawings I don't like but I practice anyway.

C.  I can't get a book / I only do digital art!

Congrats on shooting your own foot. If you plan on keeping art as a hobby, I advise you get a book for practice or at least keep a binder filled with the drawings you do on loose paper. That's ok too, as long as you keep drawing ON PAPER in some way. This advice isn't as important to you hobbyists, unless you want to keep growing as an artist. Why is it important? Drawing digitally keeps you afraid if mistakes. What is the number one reason people like digital art? I love my undo button and I can fix mistakes.

This is the one thing that drives me insane when I hear it.

 For the record, I love my digital media too. I use it often, HOWEVER, I still do a LOT of traditional drawing. I draw in ink, a medium that scares a LOT of people. Why? "You can't fix ink".

The results are in and the lie detector said that is a lie.

Ink is fixable! Amazing, right? There is white ink, process white, ink eradicators, white out even works! (those pens I mean) If you know the medium well enough you can fix it! It's all about practice. Pencil? Fixable. Watercolor? Fixable. Acryllic? Mega-fixable. Oils? Fixable. Yeah it might not have an undo button and you'll have to work a little harder to fix things but that's OK. Giving you traditional skills gets you over the "perfect syndrome" and helps with anxiety over making mistakes.

Don't have money for supplies?  They don't have to be the best! A simply #2 pencil and copy paper is ok! Just draw in a traditional medium to help keep your hand loose and body relaxed about drawing. It'll help you mentally and give you confidence.

Now, on the professional side? I know a LOT of people with AMAZING digital work and shotty traditional work. It makes me so sad. Why? A lot of professionals and employers want to see BOTH traditional and digital skills. You don't need to be equally good, however you need to be able to be in a business meeting and work. You might not have a tablet, ipad, or anything digital. If you are there and can't perform... well that might be a bad thing. XD Not saying it 100% will be, but you need those skills.

Now on the flip side, anyone who is Traditional only, you need to have digital skills too. If it's Sai (only 40-50$) and others like Krita, Gimpa, FireAlpaca are free. You DON'T have to have a fancy-schmancy art program.

E. So here is what I'm trying to say.

Anyone can draw, literally anyone and everyone. Everyone and anyone can see, some see differently than others. Everyone wants to get good FAST and you can't do that without effort. Yes, there are always going to be those people who improve fast. They are in their own category and they are NOT better than you. They are simply in a place where they learn faster or it comes easier to them.

Remember that getting good at something requires effort. There is no magic, no secret, no potion or tool to make you a better artist. It's time and effort. Effort is the only thing you can do to increase your skill faster, you can't mess with time.

What about school/college for art? Up to you. If you want the guidance, go for it. I helped me a ton and I credit my skills to my education. It's not for everyone, so that's your choice to make, not mine. Start small with local classes at an art center or community/trade college. Those are cheaper and might give you a push you want or need. If it doesn't seem enough, go for more classes.

PLEASE stop saying your art sucks.
PLEASE stop comparing yourself.
PLEASE stop making excuses for not practicing if you want to improve.

Now on the flip side, I know there are people with parents who are not supportive. It can be hard when your family makes huge efforts to stop you doing art. I honestly don't know what to advise you except to keep a book in a locker or have a friend keep it for you. Maybe talk to an art teacher for school counselor. There are a lot of people who DO care about you and want to help, but you have to be the one to go outside of your shell and ask.

I don't care if you have anxiety. I know there is a clinical anxiety, but I know some people who use it as an excuse to do nothing. If it's a clinical thing, talk to your psych/counselor about it. You too have options, you just have to make an EFFORT to figure out what will work for you.

Anyway, I'll open the floor to you guys.

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MY FRIEND DID IT - Thanks to everyone who helped!

Journal Entry: Mon Sep 14, 2015, 6:23 AM
My friend Richie made it through to the next round of the song competition! :) I want to thank everyone who helped in the process of this, even the ones who did it without wanting a sketch, thank you! :D


To Do:-
1) :iconshottis: 
Dash:- Sketch for Shottis by XxCute-KittyxX
2) :iconpyrosan92:
Eden:- Sketch for Pyrosan92 by XxCute-KittyxX
3) :iconninawolverina:
Venz:- Sketch for NinaWolverina by XxCute-KittyxX
4) :iconangeloshadows:
Fear:- Sketch for AngelOShadows by XxCute-KittyxX
5) :iconseastarofearthclan:
Seastar:- Sketch for SeastarofEarthclan by XxCute-KittyxX
6) :iconsapphire2304:
Suriv:- Sketch for Sapphire2304 by XxCute-KittyxX
7) :iconvriska8itch:
Less:- Sketch for vriska8itch by XxCute-KittyxX
8) :iconstate-alphamist:
Sugi:- sketch for State-Alphamist by XxCute-KittyxX
9) :iconsablenight112:
Kiara:- Sketch for sablenight112 by XxCute-KittyxX
10) :iconsabi13:
Sabi:- Sketch for Sabi13 by XxCute-KittyxX
11) :iconsilverluver123:
Katze:- Sketch for Silverluver123 by XxCute-KittyxX
12) :iconThamusMartu:
Character: My Magwina. :3…
Here are other deviants drawings:…
13) :iconthe-blood-red-rose:
Character: Ela the-blood-red-rose.deviantart.… 

btw good luck to your friend


time of friends by LadyGloomyKiriban: Amber by LadyGloomyIcon Commission by LadyGloomy

Starhens are now an open species :D

Sat Sep 19, 2015, 5:34 AM

8D since I probably wont be doing much with these in the future, I am making them an open species aswell :la:

- They have a day/night version. Night one has glowing stars on them.
- They can be any color have any marking.
- Their unfolded horn thing can be any shape/length 
- They are the size of lemurs
- their teeth size can really vary from small to huge tusks.
Starhen - OPEN species by griffsnuffTRADED WITH M0rning-Coffee (ill also be willing to trade this design for an icon or two, if your interested let me know int he comments with some examples and how fast you can do them)
Starhens - OPEN species by griffsnuff

No need to ask to make one or have me look at them for them to be approved! Just have fun with them :D

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