ESTABLISHING THE INITIAL STEPS FOR A WEBCOMICESTABLISHING THE INITIAL STEPS FOR A WEBCOMICESTABLISHING THE INITIAL STEPS FOR A WEBCOMIC2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Hi I’m Andrea Dotta: a Pro comic artist and animator and one year ago I had the insane idea of making a powerful webcomic to show my works to more people as possible. Now I’m in a positive development towards my goal. If you want to do a webcomic, always do your best as their are millions of webcomics on the internet.
In this article, I would like to share the things that I’ve learned this year so I hope you will get something from me.
IDEA: There are no bad ideas, there are only ideas that are not developed. To develop your idea, you need to be authentic - think of your real life experiences to give credibility to your story. If you need a sad story, think of a sad story in your life. If you want a happy story, think and say what i
Leia english lyrics [Nano]Every time I dream, I can hear your voiceLeia english lyrics [Nano]3 years ago in Personal More Like This
reaching out to me as I keep drowning
In this heart, an empty canvas
I will blacken it with tears
Illusions that seem to never end
Falling through like an hourglass
Shrouded by all these mysteries
Warmth that feels so familiar
Heartless words that escape my lips
Laughter threatens to eat my soul
Fearing taking a step ahead
What awaits me no is a future of gray
Praying to see an answer
Amongst these broken lies
If my words were to reach you
what would you say?
Scattering the light broken in pieces
Shattering the darkness from within
I can hear a voice as it grows distant
pulling me back into life...
If I were to lose all that surrounds me
If I were to find only a void
I would give up all my senses
Just to fall into your arms
Illusions that seem to never end
Hidden under a vacant smile
Fearing words that were never said
Echoing in endless layers of gray...
Failing to find an answer
I hold my breath again
Desperate to break away
Pilot: SHOEDEAR SHOE,Pilot: SHOE3 years ago in Personal More Like This
THAT'S RIGHT YOU ARE A SHOE.
THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT NOT BEING A SHOE BECAUSE IN MY MIND YOU ARE ONE AND THAT IS MOST UNFORTUNATE.
AS LONG AS I HAVE YOU CONCEPTUALIZED AS A SHOE IN MY IMAGINATION YOU SHALL REMAIN AS SUCH.
THIS MAKES ME WONDER WHETHER ALL PEOPLES AND OBJECTS CAN BE CONCEPTUALIZED AS SHOES AND THUS BECOME SUCH, GRANTING ME ABSOLUTE POWER OVER THEM. DOES SNIPPY HAVE A CLEVER ARGUMENT? NO HE DOESN'T, HE'S A SHOE. SHOES CAN'T HAVE CLEVER ARGUMENTS.
I FEEL LIKE THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD HAS BEEN LIFTED OFF MY SHOULDERS NOW THAT EVERYTHING IS UNDER MY CONTROL, NOW THAT YOU ARE ALL SHOES. I NO LONGER HAVE TO ANSWER TO MY REGRETS AND PAST MISTAKES BECAUSE THEY ARE SIMPLY SHOES.
I WAS EVEN ABLE TO PAINT PHOTOSHOP IN PURPLE COLOR (TO PLEASE CAPTAIN) AND SHE DIDN'T EVEN PUT UP A PROPER FIGHT BECAUSE I IMAGINED HER AS A SHOE.
MAYBE I CAN IMAGINE THE
WOOOOT ANIME EXPO 2013!!!WOOOOT ANIME EXPO 2013!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Been organizing my prints for AX and it took up the entire living room floor. I'm glad my roommates aren't home or they wouldn't be able to get out orz
I will be at Anime Expo this July 4th -7th, 2013 at the LA Convention Center in California. You can find me in the Artist Alley at tables A24 - A25, under the name Wenqing Yan/Yuumei. I will be selling a limited 200 copies of the new Knite book, 1000 Words, and all of my posters
Come by and hang out!
Devious Journal EntryFalling Stars will shine so brightDevious Journal Entry2 years ago in Personal More Like This
When the world is still at night
Moon will fade and Sun will die
When we come when dreams are high
Into Darkness all will fall
From planets great to seeds so small
Nightingale will cease its song
When evil wins it will be strong
But where there's night there is day
Where there's a will there's a way
Where darkness is there's always light
Given the chance it will shine bright
Hope may be so frail and shy
But as long as there's good it will never die,
So follow your dreams and look to the sky
For that is where I shall be when dreams are high
Yes, follow your dreams and look to the sky
For that is where I shall be when dreams are high
~Lullaby of the Bright Star~
Why I Draw Women OftenI recently got a message, and I will slightly reword it so as not to cause profane friction, nor will I state who it came from, but it read like this: "Why is everything you post regarding a woman? I think it's very sexist when the only thing you can draw are breasts and buttocks like it's the only thing in the world."Why I Draw Women Often2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Okay, so by now, if you haven't been watching me for a good minute, you know that I really like to draw women, and I like portraying the female form, usually and often in a tasteful manner. I could hypothetically end that question there and just answer "I wasn't aware everything in my gallery was a woman or had breasts and a butt" and then post a picture or two of Rai Rivet... But I'm not going to do that. I'm going to explain my stance on drawing the female form and my adoration for it.
Disclaimer: None of these viewpoin
OJAY SOTHIS LETTER IN THE MAIL MADE ME LAUGH SO HARDOJAY SO2 years ago in Personal More Like This
MY MOM WAS ALL "A FinancialBank letter to.. KURO BLACK"
AND I JUST LOOKED AT HER AND STARTING CRACKING UP BECAUSE HE'S NOT EVEN REAL LOL
AND THE LETTER'S FUCKING STUPID
IT'S "How to use a credit card wisely" THINGAMAJIGGER
I TOLD HER THAT KURO IS JUST A FIGMENT OF MY IMAGINATION AND SHE STARTED LAUGHING
AND THEN I TOLD HER THAT KURO'S NAME IS BASICALLY BLACK BLACK AND SHE LAUGHED HARDER LOL
BESIDES, IF HE GOT THIS LETTER, HE'D JUST STARE AT IT WITH A GIGANTIC SMILE LIKE "...RENNY EXPLAIN THIS TO ME, I AM A DUMB"
quotes from..."I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities."quotes from...3 years ago in Personal More Like This
"Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them."
"You are you. Now, isn't that pleasant?"
"You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room."
"If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn't show up."
"It is better to know how to learn than to know."
"Everything stinks 'til it's finished."
"You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut"
"Don't Cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."
"Be who you are and say what you mean, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind."
~Theodor "Seuss" Geisel
Dave Rap (C) MasterYorgi/Octopimp[ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIhT7aUtHXg ]Dave Rap (C) MasterYorgi/Octopimp2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Spit'n rhymes for Terezi here son
and I'm officially the candidate for havin' some fun (y'know)
but yo I'll fricken split
but the fellas you been hangin' with
They ain't even legit (Because)
I'm a Strider and there ain't none finer
all you other rappers try but this gap is even wider than
This role impossible
tried to step to the knight with the clock control?
I digress puttin' you in distress
you know I got the finesse
Always dressed to impress (The Best)
Got a sword
But I ain't gonna use it
Got my lyric weapon with me and you know
I ain't gonna abuse it (Yes)
The dunk on me clowns
An' my sick rhymes always keeping me down (Oh Shit)
Bustin' old school style now the class is in session
so stay for a while 'cause I
do the fresh here in the flesh
Lyrics better than the epic of gilgamesh (Oh)
You think you're clever or better
But that's whatever
Rhyming never is forever,
but never a self aggressor (Yeah)
Should I count al
FoX Reminder : ): ) just letting you know, my college christmas vacation is about up and we still are not near the 17 people mark.FoX Reminder : )2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I'm going to return to drawing the FoX series again, remember people, you all got until I am up to a certian part of Chapter 2 which around the 10th page of chapter 2 or something.
please get them in ^w^
Fall of Xephos Contest
Since the poll tells me that alot of you want a FoX contest I'm going to go for it and give yah all a contest...
Now judging from the poll the people whom want a contest is over 70 people, if I don't get at least a 4th of that (which is just 17 to 18 people) I'm pulling the contest and not going to have a second contest once the series is over.
The contest is simple -
There will be two catagories. Best Picture and Best Short Story and there must be at least 17 people entered for both to continue that particular catagory for contest or I will drop the catagory.
Merry Christmas Zelda TIMELINE!Nintendo is celebrating Zelda's 25 year anniversary by releasing a Zelda encyclopedia/art book in Japan. From early reports and translations there's something rather unexpected in there... the much sought after Zelda Timeline.Merry Christmas Zelda TIMELINE!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Trying to figure out the Zelda timeline has been a geek pastime for decades, and it's only been made more desirable thanks to Nintendo releasing cryptic responses of both "yes we have one" to "no we don't" over the years. With the caveat that this might all be bunk because it's too early to tell just yet, here is how Nintendo sees the Zelda timeline: http://wii.ign.com/articles/121/1215301p1.html
First up you need to understand one thing... there IS a split in the timeline thanks to Ocarina of Time. Yes the split timeline theory IS correct... sort of. What you probably didn't know is that the split isn't into two alternate timelines resulting from the different endings... but actually THREE timelines. Let me explain...
In chronological order:
Charles snippy: TRANSFERENTRY: 377:Charles snippy: TRANSFER3 years ago in Personal More Like This
For several months of torture, the Directorate kept me in their offices, making me file paperwork on their "test subjects", all while I kept sending applications to the "Dead Zone tourism" branch, to get away from towering cubes of the Directorate, away from cities and transmitter towers that were slowly frying my brain.
Centuries of industrial pollution were inevitably changing the biosphere of our world and the Directorate knew it better than anyone, yet they did nothing to stop it, profit had to be maximized, production had to be increased, customers had to be satisfied. Holes in the ozone layer, irreversible changes in the atmosphere, radioactive fallout, wild-life mutations, the days growing darker and the sky turning black - none of this mattered to them.
These changes must have been so gradual that no single generation was able to protest it.
Everyone was happily, playfully, and joyfully ignoring the world outside o
ASK SNIPPY: RUNNING AWAY?.ASK SNIPPY: RUNNING AWAY?3 years ago in Personal More Like This
YOU TOO CAN ASK SNIPPY A QUESTION RIGHT HERE:
Secret to Success: Draw with your balls outHappy new ears my brothers and sisters. I hope you had a good break, but now its time to get back to work! And Ry here has a pro tip for you, something I have kept to myself but I think you as an artist should know about and adapt this habit. Its actually not that complicated, you should just always Draw with your balls out.Secret to Success: Draw with your balls out2 years ago in Personal More Like This
A wise man by the name of John Rambo once told us that we should 'Stay ballsy'. We should not let our fear overtake us, we should dive head in into obstacles and fight the demons without fear and without worries. Well I have taken that approach and incorporated it into my drawing, believe it or not I have never been confident about my artworks, even if it is something I spent 24 hours on I still have doubt whether its good enough to show or not, especially when it is for work and I know I am being judged on.. thats why it always takes so long for me to finish an art piece because I keep looking at it and try to fix stuff that probably no one would ever notic
InspirationTo every single person out there who's striving to become better or the best at something...Inspiration2 years ago in Personal More Like This
When you see other people's progress in your field of expertise or doing the same things you like to do, and they're BETTER than you at it...
Don't ever think you can't be as good as they are. You can and you will be, if you strive to do so.
In us artists' case, it's a manner of who's better at what style and what kinds of techniques. Don't go telling yourself, "I'll never be as good as they are" or "You're so much better than me, I'll never be that good." Do you understand how much that can destroy your confidence?
Everyone learns at different rates and some people take longer to do things than other people. Not everyone possesses the same strengths or capabilities. Some people, in the case of art, don't get into it until late in their lives. Some people are better than you, even if you're the same age, simply because they've had more experience. Doesn't mean they're going to overshadow you in
WTF I SOLD OUT?!? WHO KNEW?!?!"See, This proves you are only here for Fame and Fortune.WTF I SOLD OUT?!? WHO KNEW?!?!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
There are struggling artist on here who are more creative and draw better than you. They don't do fan art out of Dignity. These artist also do it for the ability to draw, You are plainly here for a Dollar and nothing less, It is almost sickening how someone like you can appear and instantly do this while creative people with original ideas, Unlike you, Are struggling.
I am blocking you. I want NOTHING to do with you. Hopefully you won't last too long on here."
Ok, fair enough, fair enough. I'm definitely here on DeviantArt for the DEVIANT side more than the ART side. Big surprise, right?
Yeah, people stuggle. I'm one of them. Dignity is a relative term though.
Do I WANT to draw boobs, simply for (as you so eloquently put it) "the ability to draw?" Yeah.
Do I WANT to draw ponies, simply for (as you so eloquently put it) "the ability to draw?" Yeah.
Do I WANT to draw sexy ladies, simply for (as you so eloquently put
Updates and KH3DSorry you guys, no updates from the staff, they haven't responded to my inquiries yet. However do not forget about the KK going on~!Updates and KH3D3 years ago in Personal More Like This
However, feast your eyes on this!
Who is pumped!?
Molestine XDso I have been seeing these things on Da recently.. something called Moleskine...Molestine XD10 months ago in Personal More Like This
and i never knew what it was until my friend told me it was like a sketchbook.
so what is so special about it?
well clearly people drew stuff in it with markers and with copics, some even with acrylics so it must have some really high quality paper.
so my husband and i, on our way to my parents house for the Easter, came across a bookstore that sold these. so we decided to give them a try
also lol inside they even have the-- if found return to.. and reward.. lol i just couldn't resist putting something far more valuable XDDD
and wow.. I'll be damned, the paper looked really thin, but it never bled over to the other side O_O IM GONNA MOLEST THE SHIT OUT OF THIS MOLESKINE. with markers of course XD
oh and also.. Easter was a blast spent with family.
my hubby drew me a Vlad on one of the eggs, so ofc i had to return a favour by drawing Ally on his XDDD
Fake DeviantsA teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take out a piece of paper and told them to crumple it up, stomp on it and really mess it up, not to rip it. Then she had them unfold the paper, smooth it out and look at how scarred and dirty it was. She then told them to tell it they're sorry. Now, even though they said they were sorry and tried to fix the paper, she pointed out all the scars they left behind. And that those scars will never go away no matter how hard they tried to fix it. That is what happens when a child bullies another child, they may say they're sorry, but the scars are there forever. The looks on the faces of the children in the classroom told her the message hit home. Copy and paste this if you are against bullying.Fake Deviants2 years ago in Personal More Like This
~ COMPETITION TIME! ~ LAST ENTRY Sunday 22nd!:iconpeanutispleasedplz: THATS RIGHT I'm hosting my first competition for you guys!~ COMPETITION TIME! ~ LAST ENTRY Sunday 22nd!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I wanted to do it as a big
for all of you watching me for my nuzlocke comic :iconrlytearplz:
:iconurgrinningplz: THE PRIZE(s) :iconimgrinningplz:
5th, 4th and 3rd place :- A Cameo of their OC and one of their pokemon in my nuzlocke.
2nd place :- 20points and a cameo of their OC and one of their pokemon in my nuzlocke.
1st place :- 40points and a cameo of their OC and one of their pokemon in my nuzlocke!
CONTEST 2013-ended WINNERS ANNOUNCEDTHE CONTEST IS OVER! There was a total of 30 entries so I will be adding 50 points to each prize! Additionally, someone donated 43 points so those will be divided among the contest placements as well. In further addition, no written entries were submitted, so there will be a recalculation of points (for those who donated prizes to the written winner you no longer need to give them!). The new prizes will be listed beneath each placement so check below!CONTEST 2013-ended WINNERS ANNOUNCED2 years ago in Personal More Like This
As for the advertisement prize, no one said that they had been recommended to enter this contest by anyone else so regrettably there will be no prize given out!
I want to thank everyone who entered, donated, or advertised. You truly made my day with your support and/or drawing of my character(s)!!! I hope that as I judge you will all wait patiently and perhaps go check out my friend and I's other contest (It would rea
SNIPPY: ON THE ROAD TO...September something something.SNIPPY: ON THE ROAD TO...3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Sadly this chip is only good for recording and not for playback.
I've definitely long lost track of time, traveling with Captain from one part of the city to another.
It's probably not even September, but most likely October. Anyway it doesn't really matter, because it's always cold thanks to nuclear winter and it's always either snowing or "ashening" with rare instances of sunlight breaking through the thick, gloomy, black clouds overhead.
I've made many mistakes in my past, and I don't have much to look forward in the future, but yet I keep living for some reason, even if that reason is captain's continuous entertainment.
Everyday before I fall asleep I think of what horrible things the captain will do tomorrow. This week the bastard kept dressing me up in ridiculous outfits and giving me new "personalities to play". Where does one find the time to dig up costumes? Yesterday I woke up all dressed up like an old lady a
WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED TOMORROW! THIS IS CLOSED. THANKS FOR EVERYONE WHO TRIED OUT IT WILL TAKE ME SOME TIME TO READ ALL THE MESSAGES, BUT I WILL MAKE MY BEST TO ANNOUNCE THE WINNERS TOMORROW! <3WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED TOMORROW!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Okay, so. I made my goal, I reached 1,000 watchers. (Now I currently have 1,009! xD)
As part of my surprise, I'm giving some points away. Sorry that they won't be too many, but I don't have a lot of points right now myself.
The other half of the surprise will include a drawing which I'll start working on today. x3
Sooo...only MY WATCHERS CAN PARTICIPATE.
1) YOU HAVE TO ADD THIS JOURNAL TO YOUR FAVORITES (that's how you enter, LOL!)
2) then, YOU HAVE TO COMMENT BELOW THIS JOURNAL ENTRY WHY YOU'D NEED AND LIKE THE POINTS. (gimme good reasons (; )
3) wait and see! xD
I'll give away 3 times 100 points. I know its not a lot, but that's all I can spare right now!