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Do you believe that art can fundamentally change your sense of who you are?

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WARNING - Please read

Wed Jul 30, 2014, 10:08 AM

If you take commissions or make adopts please do not let the users Pixlett or ToxicMutagen buy from you. They will pay after a few days, BUT they will issue a credit card chargeback on the purchase. (They "share" a Paypal name/email, so I am suspicious that it is just the same person who moved accounts)

I'm now in the negatives in Paypal due to the chargebacks, and sadly Paypal does NOT cover digital goods (including art) so I won't be getting this money back.
They are doing this to other users/my dA friends as well.
Here's just 3 of the chargebacks they sent me to show as proof. (They have spent thousands on my art, their paypal email is
Screenshot (190) by witchpaws

As you can see, I tried to provide evidence for one of them (still have many to go through)

Anyways, as this is a clear breach of my Terms of Service, I'm reclaiming ALL of their Sushi Dogs + an adopt that they purchased made by myself and Kawiku.

So yeah, please be safe guys. Being a digital artist is risky business, and it's sad that people go so low as to do things like this to hardworking people. And it's even more unfortunate that Paypal does not recognize our jobs as eligible for protection /:

UPDATE: I have contacted Paypal customer support over the phone. I have written up a large statement explaining the situation, as well as providing screenshots proving the purchase.
The guy on the other end told me that this was enough information to bring forth the case to Pixlett's credit card company.
He said that showing that I sent the product directly to Pixlett via Notes will hopefully show that they have already received the product, and therefore the Chargeback is invalid.
BUT THERE IS NO GUARANTEES -- crossing my fingers!

The more we bring this user to notice, the better our chances of getting our money back!

SimplySilent - Journal

Free Drawing Raffle! (Thank you for 3K watchers)

Journal Entry: Mon Jul 28, 2014, 5:32 PM
Wow today's pretty sweet because I finally finished a big commission that was dragging on and it seems that I finally reached 3000 watchers! I think I have extra time now to draw too!
jakjgkjgh, thank you everyone <: Haha so to commemorate this milestone I decided it's time for another free giveaway raffle yeey ~

This is to thank my watchers, so please if you're not one, refrain from entering sorry!

Rules are simple y'all. Just gotta:
:bulletwhite: Be a watcher
:bulletwhite: Favorite this journal so you get a number.
:bulletwhite: That's it! <: Raffle ends August 4, exactly one week from now.

A rendered bust drawing of any OC woo

Ex:C: Shion by Seo-JinC : Clair by Seo-JinC: Lunaria by Seo-JinC: Rosalyn by Seo-Jin


1 monthPremium+200pt+Commission Giveaway

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 29, 2014, 1:23 AM

My Profile PageMy GalleryMy Journal

To promote my new Account, I decided to make a giveaway *Free Icon/Emote* Pusheen (...I Wuv It!) 

+fav favourite this journal
La la la la watch me

Heart (optional) llama me & advertise this journal

1st -1 month PM
2nd - 200 Points 
3rd - art commission by :icondulcetrain:

P.S. I will doubled the 1st-2nd winner if more than 1000 people participate Bunny Emoji-68 (Bouncy) [V4] 

Bunny Emoji-09 (Heart) [V1] Winner will be announced on 30th August 2014 using randomizer

Goodluck Everyone Bunny Emoji-17 (Hurray Cute) [V1] 

:iconaquacatz: :icondulcetrain::iconlavi-hitsu:

Skin created by (c) r0se-designs
Hey guys, I decided to make a new contest.
This time the theme of the contest is the freedom, you can use all your creativity to do it :).
The image must be a traditional or digital drawing or an 3D art.
The mature arts are not allowed: no nudity, no violence, no blood, no  amputations
The image needs to be made for the contest, so will be accepted only the images that have been drawn after 29 july.
Only one a image per member is allowed.

The prizes are:

1st place: 110 :points:
2nd place: 60:points:
3rd place: 30:points:

The deadline is 31 August.

Live long and prosper :iconvulcansaluteplz:

Gana 100 puntos!

Journal Entry: Mon Jul 28, 2014, 1:55 PM

Participa por 50   60  80 100 puntos!!!

Bullet; Blue  Para participar 3 veces debes:

*Ser mi watcher (dar +watch)
*Donarme una llama (reviso y devuelvo)
*Añadir a :+fav: este journal:
*Crear un journal promocionando este sorteo y comentar el link y especificando lo que has hecho.

Bullet; Pink  Para Participar varías veces...

Bullet; Yellow Hacer que otra persona participe del sorteo
y que en el comentario diga ''Vengo de parte de :iconTUNOMBREDEUSUARIO:

Bullet; Yellow Comentar mis deviaciones (cada comentario vale 1 entrada mas)

Bullet; Yellow  Añadir a :+fav: Mis deviaciones (cada fav es una entrada mas)


Bullet; Orange Cada punto que me dones valdrá el triple :D es decir, 1=3 - 3=9 y asi...

Bullet; Yellow Si alguien me dona puntos y dice ''Es de parte de 'TUNOMBREDEUSUARIO' ganas la cantidad de puntos x5 en entradas mas!
Ej: 1 :points: = 5 entradas mas
2 :points: = 10 entradas mas

Bullet; Orange  Si alguien añade favs o comenta en mi galería y luego comenta aqui ''Comente y di fav de parte de :TUICONO:'' recibes esa cantidad x2 en entradas! :D

Bullet; Yellow Consigues 7 participaciones mas si das MG a esta página --> LINK
(comenta tu nombre de fb sino,no será válido)

Bullet; Orange  Por cada persona que de MG a la página de fb y comente que lo hizo de tu parte (debe comentar su nombre de usuario) obtienes 3 participaciones!

Bullet; Yellow  Si das watch a :iconxbonbons::iconariianiitahx3::iconkonekochibii-chan:
recibirás 10 entradas mas

Bullet; Blue El sorteo NO se hará en Sorteados!

*Si no que ganará la persona que tenga mas participación! ^u^
*Las entradas son acumulables... Es decir, una ves que comentas lo que hiciste, puedes seguir dando favs, llamas, comentarios, etc y volver a comentar!

Bullet; Pink PREMIO:

1er Lugar : 80 100 :points:

2do Lugar: 20 :points:

-puede aumentar el numero de puntos-


1.- :iconeunjiapinkkpop: x405
2.- :iconnever-wished: x345
3.- :iconlittlewhitelies28: x287
4.- :icontutoscalifornia: x278
5.- :iconlastcalloflove: x265
6.- :iconsweet-friend: x225
7.- :iconsoffmalik: x187
8.- :iconmisinghimwasblue: x145
9.- :iconlanadelking: x91
10.- :iconempanaradeoreo: x66
11.- :iconthisisme1313: x52
12.- :iconkarmabutterflylove: x49
13.- :iconendlesspoint: x43
14.- :iconeditionsvintage: x35
15.- :iconariii23: x32
16.- :iconfr3edomx: x31
17.- :iconcutefairypink09: x24
18.- :iconjeonwondiary: x19
19.- :iconpame13editions: x17
20.- :iconroseluciabelenamo: x16
21.- :iconeditions-3mscandtgt: x16
22.- :iconsolyl: x11
23.- :iconlittle-charlott: x5
 24.- :iconbrayan2001: x5
 25.- :iconissaeditions1: x5

Consejo: Has que otras personas den fav,comenten y den puntos de tu parte, ya que vale mucho mas que lo que tu haces :D

Con que 10 personas añadan 10 de mis cositas a :+fav: ganas 200 participaciones!
o/y me donan 10 puntos son 50 participaciones. :la:

Termina: El 8 de Agosto  :3

*Si tienes una duda (lo que sea) no dudes en consultarme por nota!

Mucha Suerte! ^u^

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Art Challenge and 200 Points Raffle! #2

Journal Entry: Wed Jul 30, 2014, 12:14 PM

 Commission: Mini Derp for Twitter-light by Sarilain Commission: Mini Derp for Windnara by Sarilain Commission: Mini Derp for Ruuchiya by Sarilain

Part 1 is here:…

Part 2: Your favourite season(s)!

It doesn't have to be a nature drawing, it can be a character design or anything that incorporates this theme.

Raffle is Open!

4 winning numbers will be drawn in approximately 48 hours.  Winners will receive 50 :points: each.

How to Participate:

:bulletpink: Create any kind of artwork according to the prompt using any medium (pencil, digital, clay, photography, etc.)

:bulletpink: No premade linearts, unless it's made by you!  The idea is to challenge ourselves to create and improve!

:bulletpink: Submit your image to your gallery with "Art Challenge" in the title.

:bulletpink: You may join at any time you like, and skip parts if you like, it will affect your eligibility for the raffles however!

:bulletpink: Favourite this journal to enter the free points raffle.  Only those who complete the art prompt are eligible though!

:bulletpink: Linking back to this journal is appreciated, but not required!

:bulletpink: Comment with a thumb code or link to your entry, and I will add all of the participants to one of my favourites folders so everyone can see them.  I will also choose a few of my favourites to feature in the next journal.

:bulletpink: New prompts will be given every 48 hours (approx.).  If you'd like to keep up with the challenge, it might help to watch my journal at least, not required though!

:bulletpink: All skill levels are welcome!  This isn't a competition, so just have fun!

Art Challenge Features:

Art Challenge by shalaineamulet Art Challenge - Dragon by SeptemberSongstress Sarilain's Art Challenge| Day 1 | Favorite Animal by MonoSpectator Favorite Animal_Sarilain's Art Challenge by MissingFirefly
Art Challenge: Owl (Free to use doll) by GhowlsFavorite Animal - Art Challenge by Waffle-Pies
Art Challenge - Day 1 by Kiwicide {Art Challenge} Day1 ~ Favorite Animal by CattyMcNuggets

Completed Entries:…

::Skin and CSS by Shattered-Earth::

**Attention Marble Hornets Fans**

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 29, 2014, 1:26 PM

Hoody Journal Doll by UmmuVonNadiaMasky Journal Doll by Ruinsenior
So, I've seen this whole thing starting over on Tumblr
where the fans of Marble Hornets had been talking about 
having a symbol, or some way of figuring out who's in the MH fandom. 
I saw a lot of different ideas, and found one I really really liked, and thought
that we should establish it as an official thing.

What I think would be perfect for us would be to hat we're going to
put our hands together like you were looking for a good shot fora picture like Alex did in entry 84.

Jay from Marble Hornets by LowRendMarbleHornets fans by LunarEclipseKid

So, spread the word on this idea!! We need to get this
around so other fans can see this and start doing this so we
can find one and another and make new friends with other MH fans!!
You're welcome to make your own journal with this info, well I encourage it!!
Tell your friends and other people that you know that are fans of the series~!!

EDIT--I forgot to say, if you post picture of it, drawing or photography 
you're welcome to send me the link, and I shall post up there with the rest of the ones I already have up!! <3

Glitchy Operator Symbol by Jokerhound

Journal CSS made by caybeach
Brushes by gvalkyrie

Adoptables - Terms of Service

Journal Entry: Wed Jul 30, 2014, 5:27 PM

By purchasing an adoptable, including closed species from me, such as Nekoi, you automatically agree to the following conditions. Please read this entirely and carefully. I will deny your request if I see you didn’t read this. If there are any questions or concerns, send me a private note over DeviantArt.

Blatantly breaking my Terms of Service will result in blacklisting from my closed species and banned from ever purchasing from me again. This includes, but is not limited to;

  • Failing to pay me for an adoptable in either an auction or a trade/sale.
  • Attempting to scam by selling/trading an adoptable from my species that you do not own.
  • Filling a chargeback. The buyer is then forbidden from using the adoptable, and further use will be considered as a violation.

I have the right to repossess/redistribute ownership over an adoptable at any time if you blatantly break my Terms of Service.

By buying an adoptable, you’re purchasing a partial right to a design. I have the rights to repost and use the design and its original artwork again for promoting myself and my artwork. I will not reuse/resell the design again for personal and commercial projects.

Once the purchase is completed and you officially have ownership of a particular adoptable, you are allowed to;

  • Give the adoptable a name, gender, story, etc.
  • Upload the adoptable to your deviantART gallery or another website, giving credits.
  • Co-own the adoptable.
  • Gift, trade or sell the adoptable.

Small alterations to the design, such as minor change in color, markings, etc, are permitted. But I always recommend checking with me first. Larger or more noticeable alternations need to be discussed with me over notes. Adding rarer features onto a closed species adoptable that you did not pay for is absolutely prohibited.


All payments made through Paypal should be in USD.

Payment is required within three days of your request being accepted; failure to do so will result in your request for ownership of that particular adoptable to be dropped.
Let me know if you need more time.

No refund will be given once the purchase is completed. You however have the right to resell/trade the adoptable.


Last update: July 30, 2014

Pokemon X/Y shiny giveaway!

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 29, 2014, 9:27 AM
I decided to give all my pokemon away to my watchers! <3
(if in messages, click journal for picture)

The link states the pokemon plus their level!


-Must be watching me! this is a watcher giveaway!
-You must be able to give me your 3DS friend code!
-You must be willing to trade with me

favourite this journal to enter! that's all!
If you advertise this giveaway, I will enter your name 2 more times!

:star:1ST PRIZE:star:
-6 shiny pokemon of your choice! you will be the first to pick!
-2 legendaries of your choice!

-3 shinies of your choice! you can pick from the remaining pokemon
-1 legendary out of the remaining pokemon

the 2 remaining shinies
-the remaining legendary

If you are watching me, you can request any pokémon you want/ are still missing from me :> I have alot of pokémon left which people might want to give a good home~
I'm able to get my hands on most starters! Just message me if you are looking for a specific pokémon and get if for free from me!


700 Points Total Giveaway!

Journal Entry: Thu Jul 31, 2014, 3:41 AM
Thanks so much for 500+ watchers!!

I love you all for this :hugs:

So in celebration of this, I'm going to do a 700 :points: total giveaway! I must get a lot of people in it, or I WILL CANCEL THIS! 

This will end August 15!

Rules -

:star: You must be a watcher of mine! 
:star: You cannot un-watch me if after/if you win. That's not fair to me. 
:star: You have to spread the word about this! It's exciting to have an opportunity to win points for a lot of people!
:star: This is optional, but highly appreciated/recommended - Go and watch WildWolvess - She donated points to me to help with this.

:star: To be entered, you must also favorite this journal!

Remember - This is for you guys, and I've been saving up for a while. Please do not be rude if you don't win. Also, I do not pick the winners myself. I simply go to and put how many people faved the journal, it'll pick three numbers, and I'll match them with the correct number that faved.

Now for the prizes -

1st Place - 500 :points:

2nd Place - 150 :points:

3rd Place - 50 :points:


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