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Here is the first vid of the week! Hope you guys like it :0

Cherry Blossom Festival and Sakura Con!

Journal Entry: Thu Apr 10, 2014, 2:34 PM







Hey guys! It's con season again and I'll be at the Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco's Japantown this weekend (April 12-13th), and at Sakura Con in Seattle Washington the weekend after (April 18-20th). As usual, I'll be there with all of my prints, books, buttons, and cards! :)

My table location for the Cherry Blossom Festival is on the lower floor of the Japan Center, right outside the Kinokuniya book store entrance. For Sakura Con, I'll be in the Artist Alley at table 411. I was actually unable to get a table in time for this con, but a kind artist, mind-crash offered to share his with me :) We both look forward to meeting everyone and making new friends so come by and say hi! :D














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I thought this Jaguar advert was only going to air in the US, but i recently saw it pop up over here, too.
I guess if you're going to hire the likes of Sir Ben F**king Kingsley (full name) and company to peddle your products; you want to go multi-region to get your money's worth.

Theatrics aside, it made me ponder on why Britain has this villainous reputation, and I started to compile a list:

The British Empire was the biggest drug-dealing organisation in history and made a fortune selling opium to China. In the mid 19th century, when the Chinese Emperor tried to stop them, they sent in The Nemesis – basically the Death Star of the era – which proceeded to decimate the entire Chinese fleet. Then they stole Hong Kong.

In an emergency, such as a disaster or terror attack, an intelligence committee is convened. Its codename is “COBRA”.

The British military’s communication network is called “Skynet”.

The UK got screwed over with the Manhattan Project ( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quebec_A… ) so they made something worse: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vx_gas

They accidentally build giant, solar weapons - www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23…

Pretty much every territorial dispute across the Middle East and Indian subcontinent is down to the Brits drawing lines on a map at some point over the past 200 years.

................how the hell are we still here? The island is quite clearly populated by Super Villains. Why has no one glassed this rock?!

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Wed Apr 16, 2014, 5:27 PM
a mother says to her son
can you feel the world lodged
in your rib? do not tell
me you can't, it's right there
and let's not tell god
anything about this, let's give
him the silent treatment like
he's giving to us,
sometimes i wake up wanting
to shred myself into ribbons
tie me up in a bow and send myself
to your doorstep with no
return address and let you deal with it,
you're not listening and you're not
understanding, you're too busy
trying to read all the text, but
i can go days without speaking
one word, got a habit of holding my
breath diving into my own mind
for hours, blue bottomless pool
river veins with the bones of a dream
drifting through, some stuck on the
banks all dried up and thirsty, this
shark tooth reminds me of you so i
press it in hard, still not one single
drop, a baby raccoon floats by with
no life but wide eyes, i know you'll
pray the horned god sends him
straight to the sea, drown him out
with that voice that says maybe
next year when you search for
yourself, you won't just be
facing dead ends

(the gate at the end of the garden is barred)



Overview


 Well, now that things have settled down a bit, here’s some good news to raise everyone’s spirits a little! I just got a letter from  associate of ours who used to run an errands service ‘round Andalusst back in the day. They’re comin’ back to town real soon, an’ asked me to get things ready in advance. C’mon, take a look at this message board - let’s go over errands real quick an’ get you lot started on makin’ some local friends.

And by ‘friends’, he means Pokémon who will pay you to do things they’re too lazy or too inept to do by themselves. Take me for example...I may be a brilliant scientist, but I lack opposable thumbs, and there’s only so much that my tentacles can achieve on their own, regardless of how glorious they may be. A sad fact indeed, but one we must all live with. In this case, I wouldn’t be against paying someone with erm...wait no, this is a bad example, I have psychic powers and can manipulate objects with my mind alone!

 Basically, anyone who needs stuff done will post requests here. Doesn’t matter what guild you’re in, anyone is free to help out and you’ll get payed for your service, either from the client or from your guild. The best part is, these are usually easy, quick jobs, so even little Pokémon like me can earn some pocket change this way! These errands go up and come down fast, so keep checking this board!

Rules and Guidelines


Errands are small, NPC-based requests that can pop up at any time throughout the week. They can be completed regardless of guild or stats, and will typically reward 1 or 2 star coins, making them a great way for members to catch up if they missed a major event. Only one Errand will run at a time, and these can be found on the group’s main page. They will be constantly updated.

As long as the correct prompts are followed, Errands can be completed any way the artist/writer sees fit. They can be as complex or as simple as you wish. You may use any medium you want in order to complete them, but beyond that the same group rules as usual apply. Errands do have a due date for completion, so please try to complete them within the allotted time frame. Typically this will be 3-5 days since the errand is posted. For those who wish to go into greater detail for an errand, you’re free to do this in your own time, but make sure to get in a placeholder before the due date.

Please post completed Errands into the appropriate Tasks and Errands group folder. Make sure to mention the provided date and number of the Errand you’re completing, along with the client NPC it was issued by. Also, remember to link the official applications of participating teams in the submission's description. It makes it much easier for us to keep tabs on who did what and when.

Also


Thanks a lot to :iconcrazyiguana: for doing the splash art! A warm welcome too, as they are making their debut as one of PMDU’s secondary artists and you’ll see their work showing up more often for various miscellaneous images.
It is time for an outfit design contest again! This time it's Pokemon outfits again, but for a wider range of characters.

In short: Pick one character from the accepted movies (list below), and draw him/her in the Pokemon world in an outfit you've designed yourself. I'll pick my favourite design, and the winner gets a free dress up.


The Rules
1. Read this journal entry. I'm afraid that your chances of winning are rather slim if you don't. If there's something unclear you're most welcome to ask more.
2. Pick a character from any of the movies listed here and draw him/her as if he/she was a character in Pokemon world.
3. You have time until July 1st 2014, 11:59 PM GMT. Entries after this will be ignored.
4. Only one entry per person. All entries are final and can't be replaced with a newer idea.
5. Only use your own art and not your something drawn by your friend/sibling/grandmother/random internet person whose art you stole/your goldfish, or screen shots of dollmakers or dress ups.
     *You can use a base if you link to the source and the creator of the base explicitly states it's ok to use it
6. Both traditional and digital media are welcome, but please colour your work.
7. Mature Content entries are not accepted.
8. I will be the one to judge the entries. The winner is chosen based on the originality and creativity of the design, and how well it fits the character and the Pokemon world.
9. All entries will be posted in some kind of a compilation.
10. I may use the designs in non-commercial fanart. The designer(s) will be credited in the description.
11. I reserve the right to update the rules in case I forgot something super important.

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:iconwormhappy35plz::iconwormhappy35plz::iconwormhappy35plz::iconwormhappy35plz::iconwormhappy35plz:
This is a designing contest, not a drawing contest. I'll pick the winner solely based on the design, not based on who has the best drawing skills. And no medium is better than other, just because someone has an expensive drawing program does not mean that they have any better chances at winning than someone who uses coloured pencils. So please don't be afraid to take part! And especially, please don't comment "I'd like to take part but I can't draw....:(", for this contest I only care about your designing skills and not how anatomically correct you can draw a human.
:iconwormhappy35plz::iconwormhappy35plz::iconwormhappy35plz::iconwormhappy35plz::iconwormhappy35plz:

Humans only, you may pick a nonhuman character but you have to draw a human version of him/her. You may change the character's age for your drawing. You can also draw whatever extra stuff in the picture if you want (Pokemon companions, other characters etc) or write a little description of the character, but only the character design is judged. If there are more than one characters in the picture please tell which one is participating in the contest. Also, please draw the whole character and not just clothes on a faceless mannequin.

Finally, please write somewhere what the character is supposed to be in the Pokemon World so I can judge the design accordingly. There's a difference in whether you're aiming at an all-around Pokemon trainer (like the player character), X type Gym Leader, villainous team boss, Pokemon Nurse or a Day-Care Lady. Anything that fits the Pokemon world is accepted, it doesn't need to be a canon "occupation". If you need support with the Pokemon world occupations or fashion styles, Bulbapedia is ready to help you: player characters / Gym Leaders / Elite Four / villainous teams / Professors / trainer classes for a start. Here's what I've drawn on the subject for an example, but you're more than welcome to come up with something better.


~~~~~~



How to participate
1. Draw the picture based on the rules above.
2. Upload it to your DeviantArt account.
3. Send me the following Note (not a comment):
     * Title "Pokemon Design Contest"
     * A link to your entry.
     * The character's name and the movie he/she is from
     * The character's "occupation" (Pokemon trainer, gym leader, pokemon breeder etc.)
     * (whatever else you wish to say, optional)
4. Usage of chatspeak gets you disqualified.
5. When I read your note I will send you a note back so you know I've received your entry. If you do not get a note back within 3 days please inform me so we can make sure your entry didn't somehow disappear to the depths of internet.


~~~~~~

The Prize
1. The prize is a medium-sized dress up.
2. The winner must be ready to tell me what he/she wants, "I don't know, just draw something" kind of indicates you're not interested in the prize.
3. The winner must be ready to help with providing decent reference if it's a subject I'm not familiar with.
4. I will not draw:
     * Anything past PG-13
     * The doll from photos or photorealistic drawings (way past my skill level, I need a drawing for reference)
     * Furries (animal ears and tail are ok but the doll must be human)
     * Naruto, Bleach, Twilight (the vampire book) or Pinkie Pie.
Anything else is ok. Outfits can be from photos.
5. I'll discuss the content of the game with the winner after the results have been published, please don't talk about it until the winner is declared.
6. I reserve the right to postpone the making of the game in case I get sick or have technical problems etc. But I'll try to make it as soon as possible.
7. If the winner doesn't reply with a subject (and reference) within 2 weeks of the time I send them a "you won!" note someone else gets the prize.


~~~

I think that was all, I hope I didn't forget anything important. Good luck to everyone!
First, I whip it out.
Then I thrust it
With great force.
Every angle,
It penetrates,
Until, with great strength,
I ram it in!
In the end,
We are all satisfied,
And you are set free.

Aroused by playboy
DON'T PANIC!




okay, so a slew of questions that i am pummelled with  made me do this.


so here we go.

WHO IS YOUR DADDY AND WHAT DOES HE DO?

i am stjepan sejic, a comic and videogame artist designer 3d modeller illustrator, and a comic writer.

yeah... i have a few hobbies XD

in my career i have drawn the following comics

arcana comics
kade sun of perdition, my first comic book outing

top cow
darkness levels  1 issue
first born event  3 issues
witchblade.. 30 +issues
broken trinity 3 issues
angelus 6 issues angelus pilot season 1 issue
first born aftermath 1 issue
artifacts about 15ish issues
aphrodite 9 8 issues and going!
and a crapton of covers


dynamite entertainment , a crapton of covers

zenescope entertainment a crapton of covers

marvel a bunch of covers





comics i draw and write

ravine- epic fantasy 1 issue out, 2 about to be published
nebezial.deviantart.com/galler…


teen witchblade, adventure/comedy  being finished, and issue 1 will be posted here in it's entirety  before and of march before top cow handles the kickstarter

nebezial.deviantart.com/galler…

death vigil, adventure issue 1 will be finished  in february, i will announce publishing very very soon

nebezial.deviantart.com/galler…

sunstone, erotic romantic comedy currently in pre print stages and available for reading (at your own  risk) on my alternate account shiniez



from videogame work i usually just do stuff with a local based croteam helping them out with designing and modelling for serious same first person shooter games from which i did work on
serious sam hd , and serious sam 3



HOW DO I WORK SO FAST?

18 years of drawing 8 hours a day every day.

simple ,. huh?

in short i was not born this way, if anything i learned to draw out of spite XD
true story, i had a frient in high school who was skillwise generations above me, it wasn't even funny. being a competitive easily challenged lil dumbass i started trying to draw like him. i was doing nicely, advancing and all that...

till my teacher went.. you are improving stjepan, but you will never be as good as your friend is...

OH-NO-YOU-DI-NUT!

we proved him wrong haven't we...yess we did preciousss.... and with no permanent damage  to our sanity, right stjepan?
you said it stjepan!


anyhoo you can see me doing some of my stuff here
www.youtube.com/user/nebezial1…




WHY DON'T I DO MORE TUTORIALS???

ahem... yeah.. thing is.. i am self taught... and my methods are weird. i tried explaining most of them in my video tutorials... with allergies DEAL WITH IT!

but really the problem is, i was never taught this stuff,  so i lack the method of teaching. for a while now i have been planning out and outlining the structure for a series of relatively short  videotutorials, so they will be coming   this year.  how useful they will be remains to be seen


WHY IS RAVINE 2 LATE?
detailed explanation here with an update 
nebezial.deviantart.com/art/ra…

 after all this ron marz who helps me out with the final rewrite on the book lost his mom this year so that  ended up delaying it more but it is about to go to printer in a few days so i will happily announce that  when it does


ARE :iconnebezial:AND :iconshiniez: THE SAME PERSON?
very much so! as the  deviant id blatantly points out XD

WHY DID I HIDE IT AT FIRST?

certainly not out of any embarrassment XD it just amused me...

at first i was merely curious to see how fast would the account's popularity rise without any help of my main account

but then... it got funny

 i had people making alternate accounts to follow shiniez , and then from those accounts telling me that if we were the same person i should just say it...

irony was too good not to troll XD

and then the game of avoiding flat out denial begun XD

it had one rule. be ambiguous

answer the questions  usually like this,
Q: are you and shiniez related in some way?
A: oh yes i taught him EVERYTHING he knows....(true)

ooor

Q: are you shiniez?
A: it would be a little crazy if  i was able to do all of this work, the monthly comics, the covers the fanarts the joke pieces the  videogame work ... and be shiniez at the same time, wouldn't it?  (again..true... i am a little crazy XD)


a few people in the notes figured out that these were actually non-answers so they actually demanded a yes or  no answer XD

to which they got an immediate yes with an explanation of the game, and we had us a good chuckle
but after a while the damn shiniez account exploded beyond anyone's wildest expectations

cause my name actually means stephen  in english! by nebezial




CAN YOU TEACH ME HOW TO DRAW?


it is an old cliche of saying i can't teach you this, you must learn this....

in this case it is true.  while i will be providing more tutorials drawing is a matter of practice.
it is a matter of breaking down wall after wall only to be facing another wall

i will paste here some replies i have given on this topic



as for learning to draw we all pretty much start the same way. we take stuff and copy, we adopt measurements and  understand things through repetition. you are training both the arm and the mind yknow

as arm becomes  a finely tuned tool so does a mind become an organized collection of specific knowledges, rules measurements and structures. and the more you do it the deeper the understanding becomes.

unfortunately the major discouraging element is the nature of learning itself.

it is the wall to wall progress that often defeats people and makes them either give up or settle.

by wall to wall i mean, you learn something but for the life of you you don't see any progress beyond that. and you are beating against that wall chipping away at it's stone... never knowing just how close to a breakthrough you are.

that is perhaps the most frustrating aspect of it all, but over time i have learned to take solace that every punch thrown at any of those walls  chips away some of that obstacle.



brain is an amazing machine. once things start linking up you are not learning merely linear, you are learning exponentially  radial. by that i mean while you are focused on learning one thing you are also learning 20 other things  without even focusing on it.

learning to draw means prioritizing certain informations in your mind.  these are then connected together  into a rudimentary machine of drawing so to say.

now, as you learn more you are upgrading the machine, but upgrades are affecting every aspect of the machine.

imagine it like this. you learn drawing a face and you connect this  new folder of facedrawing knowledge to your main drawing network.

link is there but it is basic.

then you practice,  and you strenghten that link, but in order to truly make that facedrawing  folder permanent, you start crosslinking it with other folders such as expressions, volumes, skin tones, subsurface scattering, each knowledge exponentially increasing the initial facedrawing folder of knowledge.

this is why  high level  drawing seems like magic, but ask anyone and they will tell you the story of that sudden flow of insight  past which breaking down the advancing walls becomes a second nature to an artist.  we know that any progress is ultimately a matter of  work

lots...and lots  of work


there was a time   when if i was to see what i can do now i would consider it absolutely impossible, flipped the table said fuck this shit and left...

i know better now XD





but yeah.. i will try to make some tutorials that will hopefully help




this is all i can think of for now, if i remember more stuff i should write, i will update this thing :)
I haven't done this since 2012 or so, but I will offer free custom OCs for fun again ♥
BUT PLEASE. Let me know if the design I make for you is not going to be used. 
I would rather keep the design rather than give it away and let it gather dust forever. That's what made me stop last time...it was too sad. I will not be insulted if it is not to your tastes, so please let me know. ♥


If you would like to try, please comment in this journal with the following information:
1) male, female, or androgynous appearance
2) age range for the character
3) up to 4 themes for the character
4) an URL to a colour palette ( you can browse palettes on www.colourlovers.com/palettes ) or list some colours that you like
5) extra info like personality, species, quirks, etc which can affect the design

I will try to draw as many as I can (in any order), but I will not be able to draw for everyone. This will be done in my free time, between work, commissions, and other obligations.

If you choose to participate by posting the info in a comment, then you MUST agree to this:

Any character that I design for you is only for non commercial use and not to be resold or traded. If a design is not to your liking, then kindly let me know and I will keep it for myself or for future use.

Here's some past designs 
design -- tea and flowers by onisuudesign -- jabberwocky by onisuudesign -- librarian by onisuu

design -- strawberry lolita by onisuudesign -- moonlight dragon by onisuudesign -- sailor by onisuu



reply to comments below: ahh you guys are so nice too! ; u ; )
it'll be a lot of fun for me to work on these! <33
And some of you are looking for designs characters in your stories -- it's really flattering that you would consider one from me! > 7 <)) ///
thank you for allowing me freedoms and also giving me guidelines! I feel inspired just by reading your requests <3 ^__^ *designs flashing in my mind*
curse these slow hands XD