Random Silliness: Injustice-Style Clash Quotes?Inspired by the ones from this game...Random Silliness: Injustice-Style Clash Quotes?7 months ago in Personal More Like This
Got me thinking. What would the ones for characters of :iconangel-fallsda: be?
Beware of malicious 'art theft' websites!I believe I made a journal like this in the past, but I have new watchers since, so I'll say it again.Beware of malicious 'art theft' websites!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
There are quite a few websites being called out for "art theft", where you use the website's search function, and your artwork will almost invariably come up. The current one I've seen is called "Axsoris", which sounds delightfully like my favorite pairing in Kingdom Hearts, but is in actuality a VERY dangerous website loaded with malware, so not only will I NOT provide a link, I will also warn that you don't even try to find it.
There are two important things you need to know about websites like these:
1. They did not "steal" your art. ...YET.
The art is "stolen" (if you want to call it that) as soon as you or someone else searches for it. This is some new script malware-spreading websites are using, and while the intent is to dupe unsuspecting people who wander across the website to use the search, this works EXCEEDINGLY WELL on concerned artists who worry that their ar
Story arc project: Defcon 1Hi everybody!!Story arc project: Defcon 11 year ago in Personal More Like This
I write this one to inform all of you about a story arc project which grown in my mind: Defcon 1:
The PRE remnents, the Neue Germania, the Ordo ab Chaos, and all other villains i hope you would put in the project, decided to ally and launch a massive attack on the city of AF!!!
Will you arrest them?
Will you be neutral, or acting for yourself?
Or Will you try to take the power?
Tux Team Guide to Posing and Convention EtiquetteMan, I miss the feeling of being able to roll around in bed and sleep for as long as I want. Nowadays, my friends and I haven't been able to experience that even on weekends.Tux Team Guide to Posing and Convention Etiquette7 years ago in Personal More Like This
As of now, my brain is too fried to write up a proper journal entry about our volcano GARventure, and one of my usual event reports (as you can see on the right side of my journal) about Cosplay Mania, but I'd like to take this chance to share a part of our lecture of sorts at the Cosmania cosplay workshop last Sunday.
China snowpeachdrop, Kat moonlightflight, El rosiael and I were invited to talk about general cosplay planning, like fabric selection, wig styling, cosplay makeup and photography. My friends might post the other parts, but for now here is our silly guide about posing for cosplay photos, and convention etiquette. The actual presentation was actually longer, and with lots more examples, but here is a condensed rundown of what we talked about, fo
The Importance of Reading ComicsWhen I was a kid I read a lot of comics. Today, I still read a lot of comics. Over the years my tastes have expanded to different publishers and genres. My reason for reading them has also changed a little. I have always read them for the story and the cool artwork but lately I have found myself examining and studying the artwork in comics much more closely than I would have before. What I am noticing is all the aesthetics that go into a comic book. As an inker of course I'm looking at the inks! I am starting to notice all the minor inconsistencies and mistakes that happen while making comics and some that I have seen in my own work. It has been a major inspiration in that it tells me that everything I do doesn't have to be perfect. Granted, that doesn't mean be sloppy and inconsistent with your work. As a comic book artist starting out like me, I think it is a very useful tool to read the comics that are coming out and to study them and the artwork and how they come together. It onlyThe Importance of Reading Comics2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Star Wars: The Force Awakens new teaserThe Force is strong with this one... almost 13m views in one day and it's just a teaser.Star Wars: The Force Awakens new teaser1 month ago in Personal More Like This
2,500 Watchers Giveaway CLOSEDThe giveaway has officially closed! A big thank you to everyone out there for all of your entries!2,500 Watchers Giveaway CLOSED1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Stay tuned for the official announcement of the lucky winners coming up very soon!
Where to get started before you can apply for workThere is no such thing as suddenly knowing when you are ready to turn yourWhere to get started before you can apply for work1 year ago in Personal More Like This
passion into your profession. But there is a way of measuring your chances on being
able to get work and eventually sustain a living from it.
Accepting commissions or freelance for low payment won't help you. You can think any penny counts, but it will lower the worth of your work and damage the market.
How to measure that you are ready?
You probably have high goals, but they are usually not your first step. You must search out the clients who can be that first step. Often found in the card game industry, book cover illustrations and smaller game company's.
Look at the artwork shown by a company such as the card game company: Fantasy Flight games. Compare your skills with the average of their artworks. If it matches yours, you will have a chance. However, keep in mind that those artworks had been done in a limited timeframe, usually within 12 hour