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Hey guys, I thank you for the support for Chrome's Little Bird! So, I was thinking...I want to re-panel this comic, so the pages are all the same size, meaning: I'll be redoing them and I want to release this on a comic site, like Mangamagazine or even Smackjeeves. I personally do love Mangamagazine since I know them more than SJ. I am aware of the copyright issue, so if I do plan on doing this, I will be changing the official logos and a lot of you guys helped me out with naming the humanization characters. Right now, I am uncertain because currently I'm redoing a few chapters for my original comic at the moment. I don't know, what do you guys think? ^^ Because I must admit, although these were done for fun, I'm am intimidated.
EDIT: Haha I felt I just got so excited, but I think I'll just keep them here. I can re-panel them and then update you guys with another journal like my other Chrome journal. I just wanted to keep them organized.
Oh yes, and NO PERMISSION NEEDED for FANARTm FANFICTION, ROLEPLAY, and COSPLAY! Have fun!
Messaging me! firstname.lastname@example.org
You can read the full comic here, they are in order!
*Note* if this journal gets a 100 favs in 24 hours I'll add up another 100 points! ;w;
Woohoo! guess who's chick DA account is gonna be 2 year old?! yup that's me! I almost forgot about it OTL
Wow time flies really fast on DA....kinda feels strange ya'know..so many things awesome happened and some not so awesome ¬3¬ but that's all in the past. Can't believe that the account I made just for heck turned out to be my thing I feel like I can be myself here on DA...it has become my home for the past almost two years and this baby is finally hitting 2 I feel so happy \(;w;)/ and to share my happiness with you I decided to do a lil' giveaway to celebrate..
It's been forever since I've last done a giveaway so I thought I might add up a little twist
.: giveaway rules :. 1- Favorite this journal. that's how you get your number. 2- And no, I don't need you to watch me 'cuz I hate these type of giveaway that requires a watch...cheap way to get watchers in my opinion :/ . 3- Name me 5 of your favorite artist or as many artists as you can who you think their drawings are super awesome or flashily fabulous and sparkly or just 'daaaaammn what a piece!' 4-Cross your fingers! you don't have to..but I always do when they announce the winners =w= 5-No multiple accounts, it would be unfair to the other participants. Winner will be picked randomly using random.org. Deadline? March 12th? my account's birthday~
And that's pretty much it >u< wish you luck and HAVE AN EXTRAORDINARY DAY AND A PEANUT-BUTTER SANDWICH!
Why aren't all the stuff I wrote on line??? or is it just me? O3O
Hello! Me and the lovely have decided to organize a contest Let's go !!~
*also on a weird sidenote, if you would want to contribute a prize, even something as small as a llama, I'd appreciate it immensely ;v;*
*more to be added*
There are NO limits to the number of entries!
It can be drawn traditionally or digitally~ be creative!
We will only accept entries that were made for this specific contest.
Even though it is "draw OUR Oc's" , if you wish you may draw our oc's individually.
It needs to be submitted onto dA; it's fine if you disable comments on it, but we can't accept sta.sh files.
It would be nice if you stayed as close to the references as possible.
No r-18 stuff. This is a friendly contest for everyone.
No literature, sculptures,pixels, or physical crafts will be accepted as entries.
Bases aren't allowed. You can use one for reference only, but not for the actual entry.
I'm personally fine with a bit of gore; see 's journal for details to see what she accepts.
Do not bash on other's entries, or bribe the judges.
They are friends/rivals, NOT in a relationship.
THE MAIN THEME IS DRAW OUR OCs, so please try to at least draw them together~!
EVERYONE can join!~ <3
You can draw them in any form like chibi, half-body, fullbody,etc....
I will be commenting after the contest is over, to be fair to everyone.~
Deadline is set to the 20th of april!
For 1st Place... A total of 1500 from me and mockingthejay (750 each) A colored fullbody from me An animated icon from me A heart-shaped pixel icon from flutter-chi chibi from Meloye Watch and Llama from Kyori-tan sketch (fullbody/knee-up) from xxSelly A fully colored headshot from Puppets-here
*more prizes to be added later*
For 2nd Place... A total of 1000 from me and mockingthejay (500 each) A colored fullbody from me An animated icon from me A heart-shaped pixel icon from flutter-chi Watch and Llama from Kyori-tan sketch (fullbody/knee-up) from xxSelly
*more prizes to be added later*
For 3rd Place... A total of 500 from me and mockingthejay (200 each ) A colored halfbody from me An animated icon from me Watch and Llama from Kyori-tan sketch (fullbody/knee-up) from xxSelly
*more prizes to be added later*
mockingthejay will give 100 to her 2 personal favorites, and I will give 50 to 4 of my favs.
WE'RE CURRENTLY SEARCHING FOR PRIZE CONTRIBUTORS; IF YOU WANT TO DONATE ANY PRIZE, COMMENT DOWN BELOW.
A brash kitsune whose name comes from her method of killing her prey (other humans); luring the people she finds in the city to later poison them with the poison on her 3 tails that's ink blue in the bottles she stores, but bleaches the tips of her tails to white once put on. She spends a bit of her time in her own secret wonderland, a garden where she grows the flowers she extracts the deadly poison out of.Her city outfit is based off of the Cheshire Cat.
's OC, Respen:
Age: 700 (physically in her 16-18s)
Race: Snake-type human
A sly and shady girl who likes scaring others and just having fun. She has deep green hair and has a snake tongue; she has dark blue eyes and a scar on her left eye. Compared to Ink, she is a bit more collected and smarter when taking decisions.She'll probably save her from not getting killed if in a dangerous situation,but you never know... A scarily silent person.She has her weird moments,but she can calm herself down easily.
*GO SEE ' s journal for a more detailed description~!*
Glad you found my DeviantArt gallery. Some of you may know me from my YouTube videos. Here's a link to my channel, where you can find hundreds of instructional vids on almost any art-related topic you can imagine: www.youtube.com/user/markcrill…
I've got two how-to-draw books out now, "Mastering Manga" and "Mastering Manga 2." Here's a direct link to where you'll find them on Amazon: www.amazon.com/Mastering-Manga…
My latest graphic novel project is a 6-book series for Dark Horse Comics called "Brody's Ghost." Book 5 comes out April 15, 2014. Here's a direct link to where you'll find them on Amazon:www.amazon.com/Brodys-Ghost-1-…
Thanks again for visiting my gallery. I really hope you enjoy the artwork and step-by-step tutorials you find here. ^_^
Wanted to do something because I gained so many watchers recently so Im gonna do a give-away/raffle The winner will get an custom tentacle/normal custom adopt ,page doll and Fullbody commission.
To enter you have to be a watcher, and don't just watch me if your only gonna un-watch me after this is over. Fav this journal, and ill pick someone using a random number generator to pick a winner at the end of the week (16th)
Thanks to everyone who has continued to watch me for so long it means alot and I hope you'll continue to stick around in the future <3
When Lyricanna suggested I write a mental health article on being kind to yourself, I naturally loved the idea and set aside some time to do it. But, I gotta confess . . . this is much harder than I had anticipated! What does "being kind to yourself" really mean?
So, I'll describe some things that I do for myself, and maybe it'll strike a chord with some of you. I want to hear what you do, though!
Sometimes we hear, "be kind to yourself!" and we think, "Wow, but I really screwed something up. I shouldn't let myself off the hook so easily for screwing things up!"
I feel this way often, pretty much every time I make a mistake, in fact! But we have to be more responsible about our mistakes. They are simply mistakes, and, even when they are huge, life will go on. There is a great amount of power to simply saying, "I made a mistake, and I apologize. What can I do to fix it?" Sometimes there won't be anything you can do, but you took responsibility for it and can let it go rather than continuing to beat yourself up over it.
Beating yourself up over a human mistake is not being responsible. Allowing yourself room to make a mistake (do you honestly think you're perfect?) and then acknowledging the error and correcting it if possible (and learning from it) is the responsible way to go. And it's much kinder on your soul!
There are a lot of guided meditations on youtube and other online sites, or you can simply go to your favorite place, inside or outside, and focus on your breathing. Meditation calms the spirit and centers the mind so that you can be more focused and mindful of the world and its creatures.
This is an excellent way to revitalize yourself following a long day or to gather your thoughts for the day ahead of you. Allowing yourself this space is an incredibly kind way to treat your spirit.
Do something active.
I'm not saying you have to run a marathon, but it is good to be active for 30 minutes a day. Take a nice walk and enjoy the sunshine on your skin. Do some yoga. Play with your dog. Having some kind of activity that you truly enjoy doing that engages both your mind and body is another great way of gaining focus and really balancing your energy. Activity helps our energy flow throughout our bodies rather than being stagnant, and it changes how we feel about ourselves and carry ourselves.
Again, be active in a way that works for you. Whether it's running a 10K or going shopping with a friend, treating your body with respect does wonders for the spirit.
Be mindful of the negative tapes.
Watch out for thoughts like:
I can't. (What you really mean is, you won't.)
He/she doesn't like me. (So what? That's on them for being negative, and it's not up to you to try to change their mind.)
I'm going to fail. (If you think that way, yeah, you are.)
These are just three rather tongue-in-cheek examples, but you get the point.
The words we tell ourselves, the very thoughts inside our heads, are very powerful. Challenge yourself to be gentler and more patient with yourself. When you hear those negative tapes starting to play, hit "pause" and rethink them in a more positive way. It's difficult, and you will likely never turn them completely off. But, learning to rethink those tapes is a critical part of being kind to yourself.
And yes, you do deserve it.
How energy works
Some of you know I work with energy and our balance with nature. Energy is fairly straightforward: You will get out of your body, mind, and spirit what you put into it. Think of needing to fuel yourself the same way you would fuel your car. Activity wards off stagnation. Healthy food (and absolutely an occasional delicious treat-- all things in moderation!) and water cleanse you. Spiritual practices like yoga and meditation-- or working with crystals if that's your thing, or going to church/mosque/synagogue, if you choose-- will help center and ground your energy.
Energy should flow freely throughout your body. It's not natural to have energy pooled or even "bleeding" from a certain spot in your body. I work with a lot of people who have bleeds around their solar plexus-- the spot right below your ribs and above your navel, which is your center of personal power. These bleeds, or bleeds/blockages around the heart, often mean that you are not being kind to yourself. For instance, you may be giving too much of your energy to other people and not balancing it with loving-kindness toward yourself. You can fix this through careful cleansing and using some of the practices I've described above and thinking, "balance."
Lovingkindness may sound like a cheesy New Age concept, but really it's deep-rooted in each of us. It means the love we have, at our core, for the other living creatures on our planet, and, if you are so inclined, for every object, animate or inanimate, that exists. All things have energy, and we are all bonded through this energy, as it flows through all of us. Thus, when we are sending loving thoughts to others or to the world, we are sending them to ourselves. And when we are sending loving thoughts to ourselves, we are sending them to the world. This living energy makes us all symbiotic.
You can do this by closing your eyes and thinking of the blessings you receive (for example, the warmth of the sun, or the glow of the moon on a dark night, or the support of a friend or relative). Then, with your heart full of gratitude and love, you can wish love and blessings upon others and the world. Remember to start with yourself.
What do YOU do to be kind to yourself?
Let's make a convenient list of things we can do! What works for you? What would you recommend to others? It's your turn!
DO NOT LEAVE ANY UNRELATED COMMENT IN THIS JOURNAL COZ IT WOULD BE AN Q&A JOURNAL TOO, THX. ------------------ First of all, i promised u all that i will make the rest of characters (legolas, cumber!smaug ,Bard, blablablaTAT) and accept preorder at once
BUT: due my working load i'm afraid i can not handle all different items at once, so for this 1st batch i will only open order for: - my last batch of FILI/KILI n THORIN/BILBO (yes this is for the last timeTvT) - new THRANDUIL art. The rest of the crews (all will be one sided since many people request to be one sided only) will start their preorder batch around August. i will post the art previews after 1st batch ended.
Please bear in mind that i'm not a store and i'm organizing this alone, merely from fans to fans, so if i slow in respond, don't be upset;w; -------------------
- HOW TO ORDER. - it's a PREORDER so the item hasn't ready yet. i will set certain deadline and u need to pay before the deadline, after the deadline pass then i will start doing the production,items will ready approx around 2-3 weeks after preorder ended. and i will using this journal to update the status, I've done these preorder before , if u are not sure. u can check my old pillow selling: brilcrist.deviantart.com/journ…
Please read carefully before u place order/ask question:
- ITEMS AND PRICES. -
- Payment and Deadline - - Paypal only, Bank transfer for Indonesia buyer - Once u already make payment, it CAN'T be refund! so please make sure if u be able to pay now and dont have any urge after that. or else u can pay later. - Deadline for payment is 10 April 2014 - All payment must be paid by 10 april 2014 if you are too late sending payment after that date, then your order will be cancel.
- Shipping: - this price will be for max 2 sheets, if u order more than 2 please make footnote so i can calculate I will ship form indonesia: - Indonesia: FREE SHIPPING - ASIA (but not included Japan, i dont know why): 10USD - Rest of the world: 15USD
- How to order:- - Fill this form: Name: Address: Your order name: (example: kili/Fili) Quantity: Paypal address: (what is Paypal address? Paypal address is the EMAIL address u used when u register your paypal account and while u are login to your account as well) Note:
- Email the form to: Brilcrist at gmail.com - once i received it, I will send u the invoice to your PP address, and you just follow the paypal instruction - After you paid, i will confirm that you are on the list near the Deadline day and you just need to wait till item ready
- Problem? - PM me here, Pm my Tumblr (brilandsurrounding.tumblr.com) or leave comment here~ and For old buyers that had problem with their old transaction, please PM me too.
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Lilyas has dedicated herself to making our community a brighter place with her vibrant artwork and infectious enthusiasm for interacting with others in our community. It has certainly paid off, as many deviants flock to her page on a daily basis to let her know how much of an inspiration she is. We absolutely agree, and couldn't let all that hard work go without recognition, so it's with great pride that we bestow the Deviousness Award for March 2014, to ... Read More