Creators Rights at ConventionsConventions have become big business in the last few years. More shows keep popping up, attendance keeps rising, and there's more money than ever being passed around as comics continue to merge with pop culture/big media/corporate sponsorships into what I've been calling Supershows.Creators Rights at Conventions1 month ago in Personal More Like This
For the most part, I think this is a great thing for the creators and our industry. While a few might miff at the thought of comics being intruded upon by other industries, it means more chances for starving artists to make money, more money for commissions and prints, and chances to travel to exotic locations that were never previously on our agenda.
More and more frequently, creators are being lured to shows all over the world with travel costs (at least partially) comped. When they arrive, they'll be met by capable handlers, lines of cheering fans, and fancy parties while they're given the brief whiff of stardom that's usually reserved for Mick Jagger.
But not always.
While many of my pro friends are ete
Well.... I'm not getting any sleep...I just watched V/H/S and well......the title speaks for itself. Seriously this has got to be one of the most freakiest movies out there. I am a huge fan of found footage films. But this one really scared me. Now I am going to be stuck watching Adult Swims Toonami cartoons. Like I know what the heck is going on in that cartoon called Bleach. When I first read that the title was called Bleach I really thought that there was going to be a bunch of Clorox bottles fighting crime or whatnot. But instead, all I got was a bunch of demons and monsters and swords and ...things......and people talking about who knows what. I guess if it gets bad I will go watch Food Network and learn how to make crème fraîche.Well.... I'm not getting any sleep...2 years ago in Personal More Like This
MLP:FIM Style Pony Video tutorial Part 1So I finally got around to fixing up the video.MLP:FIM Style Pony Video tutorial Part 13 years ago in Personal More Like This
KEEP IN MIND THAT I'M NOT THE BEST AND MY PONY ANATOMY ISN'T PERFECT. THESE VIDEOS ARE TO SHOW YOU HOW I DRAW PONIES FOR MY ART AND COMICS. TO GIVE YOU A GOOD IDEA ON HOW TO GO ABOUT DRAWING PONIES FOR YOURSELF.
If you decide to start drawing, keep in mind that your not going to be great at it when you first try. Believe me I couldn't draw ponies to save my life, but I keep at it and look at me now.
Don't give up, as long as you keep it up you'll soon be drawing ponies in no time. Also don't treat art as a chore, have fun with it.
Also use References to help you out, don't be ashamed to use them. Also check out this link for helpful pony anatomy sketches http://gunrunnersarsenal.tumblr.com/post/17039753243/tutorial-stuff-which-can-be-really-usefull
Also please read this journal
It may be long but it will help you understand what every artist goes through, so your not alone.
My best tip for you is,
I believe an explanation is in orderThis is for you DashieFan1(from FIMfiction.net) and the rest of the people reading my little story.I believe an explanation is in order3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So yeah the next chapter in "All that is Fair Part 1" has been taking some time to complete. I am going to tell you why, it has been taking so frakkin long.
I last updated the story back in December during my last winter break from college. By last I mean that as the last winter break of my undergraduate career. After that I focused on completing my senior thesis. That included completing my experiments and writing up the results,write a grant, and I also prepared three different presentations of my work. This took me to Graduation at the end of May.
I know I should have put my story on Hiatus but I was scared that I would lose some you. I didn't complete drop the story I would work on it here and there. Then I had a little bit of time before my family, friends and fiancee showed up so I reviewed what i had done in those five months. To make it short I didn't like what I had written for
There is a spySpy's sapping my internet. Internet down.There is a spy3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Just borrowing a friend's internet connection for the moment. But they leaving on a week long vacation.
So see you when they get back or my telecommunication company fixes the problem.
The Votes are in, and the winner is.So after consulting with a few of my friends and random ponies on Pony squared. My OC's shall now be known as Desert Winds.The Votes are in, and the winner is.3 years ago in Personal More Like This
It will work out well for what I got plan for him and the other oc's I've created. More on that later.
Until next time, Peace.
Next ChapterSorry everypony for the long wait.Next Chapter3 years ago in Personal More Like This
This chapter turn out to be much longer then I had anticipated. Plus it getting near final and I have senior projects and paper due soon. I hoping to get the next Chapter out soon, just has to go through the final edit phases.
Thanks for sticking around.
Check out these shirtsSeeing as EqD and DerpyHoovesNews.com will not be able to post this in there blogs, seeing as they are sponsored by welovefine.com. So I will share this with the few of you how follow me.Check out these shirts3 years ago in Personal More Like This
But another online store site sharkrobot.com that is the store for many web comic and web parody shows has a few Pony tees.
First up is a Mega Mare shirt Found at this; http://sharkrobot.com/t-shirts-c-17/mega-mare
Next is a Skyrim parody of the brony movement. I give you the Bronyborn; http://sharkrobot.com/t-shirts-c-17/bronieborn
They also have a section call ponytees but nothing that great there. All they got is tees that have the mane six cutie marks at the bottom of the tee; http://sharkrobot.com/pony-tees;
I really like the skyrim tee even though they spelled brony wrong, but what are you going to do.
To any artist who might be watchingThis goes out to all the digial artist out thereTo any artist who might be watching3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I was just wondering what kind of program you use to make your works of art. Do you create on program that came with the tablet or another program?
Got any suggestion then?
Thanks for you time
Quick updateSo I am sort of participating in ATG II over at EQD. I am not doing every day, just because circumstance I am in and we'll just leave it at that. Also I really want to get the next chapters of my story out.Quick update3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am typing up the next chapter of my Story All that is Fair Part 1. So expect that to come out soon.
Until then Peace.
29 Features (CLOSED)And here they are. They used to be 25 but I fell asleep and it went to 2929 Features (CLOSED)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
1. Oceanmermaid with
2. PuppyCh0w with
3. NatashaThorrible with
4. Timagirl with
5. r0se-designs with
6. BaconRainbow with
7. Violet-amnesia with
8. al6xandra with
9. Exhibit-The-Mad with
10. JuneBugChronic with
11. CanadianRy with Standing Tall by CanadianRy
12. Que-ink with :thumb212443267:
13. NikkiiQ with Playing by NikkiiQ
14. Wilcorn with fresco by Wilcorn
15. Justax90 with :thumb285606749:
16. Lady-Aoi-Neko with Time Goes by Lady-Aoi-Neko
17. Niukaloka with :thumb195944781:
18. Side-Real with Vermachtnis des Marchenkonig by Side-Real
19. PorridgeBunny with Princess Peach by PorridgeBunny
20. Artis-Amiticia with :thumb288337206:
21. Ryurules with LIONESS by Ryurules
22. billndrsn with :thumb20
My First MeetupFinally was able to go to my first brony meetup. Meet a lot of great people in the Utah bronies group. Also finally got my hands on some pony swag, a few blind bag ponies and some from McDonalds.My First Meetup3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Meet the artist :iconkarnella:. Got some ideas for more stories and art pieces. Now if I could only find the time to work on them.
Share The Art~ :DJust Filling in the part of my part of share the art with :iconQuila111:Share The Art~ :D3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Be one of the first 14 people commenting on this journal entry, and I will put your avatar and three deviations that I will personally select from your gallery in this "Share the Art" feature.
IMPORTANT: If you do comment, you're expected to do the same in your own journal; putting me on the first place, completing the list with 14 other people to make a sum of 15 people..
The idea behind this is NOT to get a free feature, but to help spread art and artists around for everyone. So why not check out the artists on other peoples' list?
Dang itMissed the ATG submission deadline. Oh Well, at least it made it into the ATG group folder here on DA.Dang it3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Oh on another note, (hold on while I ready the royal Canterlot voice) I GOT REQUESTED TO DRAW A PONY!!!!!
I thought that would never happen. I only started drawing ponies (or anything else) back in December as a I don't have any money for gifts, lets give this a try. To my requester I shall do my best.
One other thing I finally starting to figure out to draw ponies digital. I found a useful tutorial from the ATG ground week 29 theme. I might put it up tomorrow, I still need to experiment more before I am really read to work in this medium.
So long for now, I need to get start on day four if I want to get it in on time.
Read all aboutWell this is a good news bad news type of post.Read all about3 years ago in Personal More Like This
First the good news.
Thanks to the cover art to All That is Fair, by :iconTheParagon: being featured in :iconMLP-FIM: I have picked up a few more followers and the story gotten a bunch of favs. Yeah for success by association.
Oh my foot is healing nicely by the way. I can walk on it again and the pain mostly gone. But, misfortune love company (bad news part).
My family and I were driving back from an extended family gathering for my fathers birthday. We were driving back on Hwy 6 in Utah (top 15 dangerous roads in the us), when the car in front of us didn't quite make the turn and hit an on coming car, spinning it out towards us. We were almost able to get out of the way but it hit my side of car. Everyone is okay who was involved in the crash.
I guess I need to write this out to get it out of my system.
LMS PRINT 2 IS UP FOR PRE-ORDER!!Hello!LMS PRINT 2 IS UP FOR PRE-ORDER!!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Long time no talk! Well, after a long road of issues, and a quick sell out of the first run, LMS is finally ready for print again!
Yup, you heard me right. You can now buy the book that nearly half my gallery is about! So please, spread this news around to anyone you know interested. They won't be available forever!
READ CAREFULLY. Also, order before a certain time and get goodies!
First off: thanks for your continued interest in LMS and with tons of emails pouring in over the past year urging us to reprint the book (which many of you reported to have found for $ 500 and more on amazon & eBay), your pleads have finally been heard. So: straight to the good news; we just selected our printing partner for a re-print and now it's time to get the party started for exactly that.
We are producing LMS in Hardcover Edition (223 pages; Size: 17" x 14" x 1") at the price of US-$ 49.00!
So, if you're still intent on picking up a (or several) copy/copies, as you
30 Day Typography ChallengeFrom Tumblr - dream-zanarkand, click HERE for tumblr post.30 Day Typography Challenge2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Day 1: Use one of either a sans serif font or a serif font.
Day 2: Flush the type to the left or right
Day 3: Center or justify the type
Day 4: Use only 3 words
Day 5: Create a monochromatic graphic to accompany the type
Day 6: Favorite typeface
Day 7: Use 3 fonts
Day 8: Use one letter
Day 9: Use your own handwriting
Day 10: Create a text-only piece
Day 11: White or black font
Day 12: Use your all-time favorite quote
Day 13: Use your favorite color in a graphic
Day 14: Use type as an experimental texture
Day 15: Use textures on type
Day 16: Use a type you're unfamiliar with
Day 17: Use huge type
Day 18: Use tiny type
Day 19: Create a graphic with your favorite character, plus a quote
Day 20: Create a
Waiting for the Snow to FallStill waiting for the snow to fall, doesn't even feel like Christmas at all. -Coldplay Christmas lights.Waiting for the Snow to Fall3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Well it is finals week at my universty in the pacific northwest. The weather is cold but yet no rain or snow has fallen down low. Instead it decided to be bright and the air is kind of gunky looking. It is all rather confusing. But yet I find myself not being able to get into the Christmas spirit at all this year because of the weather.
Plus the heat doesn't seem to be working in the library, so it rather chilly inside. It would not be so bad if I was just studing in the library, but I also work at the library as well. Today I am pulling a double shift.
I would not be so bad if there was snow on the ground, and more of a holiday atmosphere around campus.
Enough ranting back to studying and working.
WTFI come back from working on my capstone project, and low and behold what one of my room mates found on FML.com. http://sta.sh/#/dp2eqjgwdaiWTF3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Seriously Love and Tolerate not Steal and Trespass. I think Colbert was right.
But I know most of you who read this would never do that right, RIGHT.
A Little StuckHello everypony,A Little Stuck3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Let me start off by apologize for the long time it is taking me to come out with the next Chapter. I guess it a little writers block in the details of the chapter, especially the some of the dialog exchanges. I have an overall "road map" of the path I want this chapter to follow and where it will end up. It just the parts of the journey that don't sit right with me.
Along with my writer's block, the real world is starting to take up more of my time again. Being in the senior year of the college mean I have a senior project along with many presentation on my project. Plus I am helping a professor design a new lab for next year's short winter term. So for the past week and a half I have been spend all day in the lab.
But do not fret (more for me then you), I am working on it slowly. I even trying my hand at drawing to try and work out of this funk.
Thanks for your patience.
Thanks to my friendsI would just like to take a moment to thank all the people who have looked at my pieces of artwork and read over my work in progress. I don't know what is about this fandom that made me want to publish my works in the first place. I am glad I decide to get into ponies or I might not have tried any of this in the first place.Thanks to my friends3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I would really like to the few people who are following my progress.
:iconcloudwatcherpony: :iconrexyer1: :iconpixelhope: :iconKenryoku:
I especially for :iconSchreiter: who is taking the time to help me edit my fan fiction.
There are three other people I would like to thank from my University, but I cannot find their online persona's. Also not sure weather they would like to be named out right, but they know who they are.
I would also to thank these artist for their commissions and gift I received. I cannot thanks you all for the work you did for me.
:iconTheParagon: :iconEpiskopi: :icondiscovolanate:
I hope you all have a wonderful Heartwarming eve or
then I took a nail to the footI used to be an adventurer then I took a nail to the foot.then I took a nail to the foot3 years ago in Personal More Like This
So here is the situation. Today was warmest December day in recorded history of my home town, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. My parents asked me help get up some leaves from the backyard. There were some boards where I was working, now these boards had been there for years and had nothing bad happen before. I was cleaning leaves when I board stuck to my shoe. I got the board off, and then went to take a step low and behold there was still a rusty nail in my shoe and it went in my foot.
I quick trip to the ER, a tetanus booster shot and a bottle of antibiotics. I will be alright, but hey more time it sit around watch ponies.
Islamist Terrorism Of The CorporatocracyMedia Control Of InformationIslamist Terrorism Of The Corporatocracy11 months ago in Personal More Like This
The United States has been funding and operating Al Qaeda for years — When the majority of Americans are approached with such a revelation, it is viewed as 'nonsensical conspiracy theory.’ An immediate response would be “if that were true the mainstream media would report on it and everyone would be aware of this!" - What those people don’t understand is .. That is not how the world works. 90% of all media you see from television is owned by 6 corporations.
Six. Radio is for the most part — not much better, although there is many independent radio stations broadcasting a more honest rendition of world events. You could call radio and the internet (which in many ways have merged) the last frontier of information which is why we see trade agreements like the
New Snowden Documents Show NSA Targeted GoogleSLATENew Snowden Documents Show NSA Targeted Google1 year ago in Personal More Like This
By Ryan Gallagher | Posted Monday, Sept. 9, 2013
The National Security Agency is keen to portray its surveillance efforts as primarily focused on detecting and preventing possible terror attacks. But a new trove of freshly leaked secret documents suggests that the agency also uses its powerful spying apparatus to infiltrate and monitor multinational companies.
On Sunday, Brazilian TV show Fantastico published previously undisclosed details based on documents obtained by Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The 13-minute news segment focused on the revelation that, according to the leaked files, the NSA apparently targeted Brazil's state-run Petrobras oil producer for surveillance—undermining a recent statement by the agency that it "does not engage in economic espionage in any domain." The Petrobras detail has been picked up internationally, and is likely to cause a serious stir in Brazil. (The country is