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Would anyone be interested in adoptables from me? I feel like commissions are a bit too stressful for me to do, so I might end up selling designs instead. Would that be ok? I don't know what I would price them at (my creativity is very limited, so I also don't know how great they would be), so I might experiment with the pricing. Feel free to give me any advice on adoptables and pricing please!
I like to keep track of these, for my own sake. And for younger people to read my thoughts on it!

Not the last day yet; it's my last day Friday, and I'll update this journal when Friday comes (May 18th). But so far, my year was amazing. I did the vocational program that was accessed to me through my school, and there, are some of the best people I've ever met. The classroom was so fun, so happy, and the people there are still people I consider close friends. I'm sad to see them go, even more sad to know I'll probably never see them again. I will keep them all close to my hearts, and remember them each day. (It almost sounds like they're dead, lol). But I keep in touch with them on social media, but that will never be equaled to how we were all in the same room together and making jokes. I will miss all of them. 
Because of Votech, my program, I've opened up. I was shy and insecure, afraid of guys, but Votech made me open up. A lot. Because of them, I made more friends than I expected to. I lost friends, but I gained better ones. Ones that won't push me around or tell me what to do, but rather friends that accept me for who I am, and accept my decisions and passions. 
This year was tough since I had a case of the senioritis- I didn't want to work at all near the last half of school. This lowered my grades stupendously, as I didn't know how to get out of this spiral of procrastination and (dare I say it?) laziness. Although I loved Votech, I'm dropping out next year for more reasons. I originally did Votech to learn and to grow, and to see if I wanted to pursue the technical career. I found out I didn't (the class was absurdly difficult!) so that's why I'm dropping out. Also because I don't have many credits, and if I don't have enough, I'll have to retake my senior year.  I love my friends, but it would do better for me if I do something for myself, as much as it pains me. Some of the friends I'm losing mother me, telling me what I should and shouldn't do. They claim that they love me, but they do more harm to me than good. Toxic. So they're gone, and therefore I'm proud of myself, as people didn't expect me to stand up for myself. I did, and as such, I grew as a person! I've learned from the experiences and will use them later in life.
The last few days of school are rather calm, but almost ongoing, as it's just leading to the end of the school year. It's terrifying, since next year, I know I'll be a junior. And all the friends I had that were seniors are gone, I'll probably never see them again, and I know that'll be me, same with all the younger friends I have. Watching my closest peers, that I knew all my life as the grade higher than me, the kids I looked up to and only heard of but never met in my elementary and middle school years, but knew once I was a high schooler, gone. I'll miss them all, they're dear to my heart just like the Votech students. They'll be going places and I hope they succeed to the fullest, and live a happy life.
The last days are the days that are basically saying "i don't care anymore", since you just want it to be over. But sadly finals are in the last week of school, which is awful! Why would they do that!? Regardless, the finals were easy. Usually I'm terrified of presentations, but I was able to overcome them with little stress. Surprising, as I usually have to take medication that calms before I do a speech. Now, I volunteer to go next, just to get it over with. Still nerve-wracking, but not as much so as it was a year ago. I'm proud of myself from growing like this too.

More will be updated on the last day of junior year!

UPDATE: Last day has came! It was very emotional, since I'm losing a lot of teachers this year that will be replaced. Teachers I've known and wanted for a while, and they're leaving. It broke my heart. And knowing I'll be a senior next year is slightly terrifying, since graduation is so close. I realized that senior year will be my last, for school. And I should resolve any conflicts I got with students beforehand, and I should make friends with the people I've wanted to make friends with. I want to go out with a bang- to succeed in what I've wanted to succeed, socially, for a long time. 
Today was very surreal. It didn't feel like the last day. Hearing over the intercom "have a nice, last day" broke my heart. This year was my last final year of being a normal high schooler. (Seniors graduate early, their leave is a bit anti-climatic). Next year, I'll be on top of the school. Something I imagined as a elementary kid a lot, that basically seniors rule over the school. Not true, really, but they're the highest you can get. It's a true accomplishment.
My favorite thing every school year, on the last day, is to hear the kids scream and yell once the final bell rings for that school year, when we go out to the buses. It makes me realize finality. It makes me realize there's no more being a freshman, sophomore, junior- I'm stepping up, and I'm going to have 3 or so months of freedom to do the things I want to do. To make myself grow over the next few months, so I can be better for the next school year.
I cried a few times today, considering I had to say goodbye to my favorite teachers. I will never see them again, most likely. They've taught me so much. Even though I've talked to them very little, when they talk out loud to the class as a whole it makes me feel like I'm involved in a conversation learning about the teacher; but they're not learning about me. If I'm overemotional now, I don't know how I'll get by graduating without crying!
SPYRO'S ACTUALLY HERE, i can die happily now. <3
Is there any way to get motivated to draw? My gallery is looking rather barren at this point and I have a constant time gap between the way I produce my art. Usually a year, or half a year- it's really sad, and I need to up my game. I haven't drawn pretty much at all since my last drawing posted. I'm trying to gain motivation, but it drains so quickly that I can't keep going. Any ways you keep yourself motivated? Please, I'll attempt anything at this point. 
rip net neutrality, it will be missed

note: i will not be paying for deviantart if it comes down to it. everyone that wants to know me or is friends with me but hasn't yet added me on skype needs to do so now. just comment or note me and i'll give you my skype.
Hello! I have a few questions, as my life has suddenly hit a pickle. My family is struggling, and they want me to help out; we're in desperate need of money. So, since I'm not quite sure which direction to go in, I thought I might as well as go in the direction of art. Here's a few of my questions, that I hope someone can please answer and resolve.
1. How do you sell art online? Not commissions, I plan to make my art digitally OR traditionally and sell them on someplace like etsy, ebay, or amazon. I've been thinking of auctioning them off, but as far as I know, I can only do that with traditional art. I also don't know how to ship things off, do shipping, or really do anything of the nature. I just don't understand how this will work out, and I need help.
2. What are prints? I've been thinking of selling prints on dA, personally, but I have no idea what they are. I've researched a bit, but I'm not quite understanding of what they are? 
3. What sort of rules do I need to know of about selling art online, other than the obvious ones (like scamming, etc)? I want to make sure I don't get into any sort of trouble.
4. As for traditional art, what sort of materials should I use? This is more opinion based. I've been thinking of getting copics, but since the prices are so insane I may not get them just yet. I want to get some sort of painting/watercolor tools first, since I know how to use those best. Anyone know any paper that works good with water, and what kind of brands I can get that is cheap? Any sort of materials not paint/water based is fine too.
And I think that's it! I'll appreciate any feedback, so please help me out. Thanks.
I was choking and went to the ER, was diagnosed with pneumonia. 
Can I please have more information about this sickness, or any tips? I want to know how to manage it, because apparently it can be life-threatening and I want to avoid any conflict with the illness. Thanks.

Update: Apparently, now being October 5th, I still have pneumonia. When will it go away?
Just a quick mention is that I'm finally reaching a area in my school that I'm comfortable with, along with that vocational program I was unsure of at the beginning of the year. It's turning out so great, and I love everyone in that classroom. It's great, because there's an easy atmosphere, everyone's joking around and playing pranks on each other's computers, and everyone is so outgoing and hilarious.
I found out my vocational program is also a college. I don't know if they're all like that, but I'm a junior doing college work and I didn't even know of that until this week. It's really difficult work, but I enjoy the time there all the same. 
My actual school is doing pretty good, too. Any conflicts with friends have been solved and taken care of, I'm friends with them again, and it's all good. And because of my vocational program, I'm actually starting to speak up in class, which is something I've wanted to do since I was in elementary. 
Although school is more busy than I know, I'm actually trying to put more effort into doing my work properly and efficiently within a timely manner. I'm not talking to as many online friends now, which makes me upset, but I'm sure they understand I'm very busy and trying my best at my school work, along with having a healthy lifestyle so I can succeed in school as best I can. 
That is all
This year and the next... Kind of scary.
Im a little skeptical of being a junior so far- I definitely don't feel my age, I still feel as if I'm a child and not really closer to an adult. I only have 3 hours of school this year, as my other 4 will be spent in a vocational program, working with computers. I will be in a nearby town close to my school, so I won't be in a distant area. I don't have too many friends in my classes, and the vocational program may be a little scary (5 or so other schools are going to be there, so I won't be shy of having just a few people to talk to.) Hopefully the program is as good as I hope, and isn't stressful or boring. I really want to learn about computers and such, especially programming. This year may be a bit boring because of the lack of classes and staying in one area for 4 hours straight, but hopefully I can find a friend in the program so I'm not lonely and just doing everything myself! Only two people from my school are going to be in the same classroom I will be. Good luck to everyone having a school year, let it be fun.
As in the actual workers, not the dentist itself.
Because today I went to the dentist, and she seemed very... firm, that I did not have good brushing hygiene. Rather rude, I would say. Kind of hurt my feelings. My dad agreed she was rather harsh, and she cleansed my teeth rather violently too. I understand your gums will bleed when getting a clean up, obviously, that's normal, but I was in quite a bit of pain. She was merciless!
Another instance was that they were drowning me with the water that sprays out of the tube, going up my nose and choking. RIP my lungs. 
I won't go into too much depth, but I just wanted to give backstory. Is your dentist rather harsh with you? Or was there some sort of incident? I want to know or make sure whether or not I'm just sensitive or if my dentist is unusually rough.
Finally made myself a icon. I never knew how to make a icon, so I just winged it. It's a little small though... All well, next time I'll do better now that I have a basic understanding!
Had a mole excision today (ow) was very nervous about it for the past two weeks, but it's done. Ended up getting stitches from it, and since it's on my back, I have to be very cautious about how I move. This is my first time getting stitches, so I don't really know what to do. If anyone has any tips, let me know please. The mole excision was rather painful (in my opinion, since i don't think they numbed me all the way) but it was quick. I did the excision to get myself tested to see if I have any skin problems. Once the results are in, I'll let you guys know by updating this journal and notifying you all, whether it's good or bad. I really hope it's not cancer, bc quite a few of my moles look suspicious ahaha

UPDATE: I'm safe! No cancer as of yet, but I'll be getting another mole excised next summer to keep up to date since my moles are still odd looking. 
Major artblock. I'm sure some of you have noticed. Once again, I do draw often, it's just that I'm never too proud of what I draw and keep it to myself because I'm too nervous. I'm mainly drawing fanart now anyways, since I can't come up anything original for any OCs, or just art in general. But it's ok! Since I'm using all of this as practice, so when I do upload something, at least I'll have a little more experience and know what I'm doing.
I just wanted to say that Osomatsu-san is getting a season 2 and I'm hyped af. That is all
In case any of you have been wondering or think this account is dead, I'm very much active. I just don't upload anything to dA anymore (and in general just don't do digital art as much as I use to.) Since I'm in school, I usually do traditional art. I wish I could upload it here to show everyone, but my scanner and cameras aren't exactly the best, ahaha. 
I've been finding myself enjoying traditional art a lot more than digital, as digital seems like a chore to me most of the time. But traditionally I can experiment a lot and so on.
Along with that, I've been experimenting with Photoshop lately. I don't really know how to use it or where to start, so if anyone can give me any tips and advice, that would be very delightful. 
Does anyone want to ask me questions? I feel as if I'm not open to questions, but I'd love to answer any sort of questions! (Whether it's completely personal or just about my characters.) Even if it's not questions, I'm still happy to talk! I'm sorry I haven't been very active on dA, I've been a lot more happy with real life stuff lol. //i've gotten me a romantic interest hinthint
But in all seriousness, let's talk. You can talk/tell me the questions on here or Skype, whichever you prefer.
I'm going to probably leave dA soon enough (lost interest; da is just full of teenage drama I don't want to see everyday). My goals on dA aren't as important anymore, and I might be moving to Twitter instead. I'll post my Twitter here for people to follow me on once I get it set up. (I have everything blocked on it right now because I mostly use Twitter for fandom related things). Until then, I'm going to give out my skype for everyone to contact me on if you're a friend (or just a stranger and wish to talk). I don't know when I'll be leaving, but when I do, I'll make a journal for everyone to know. Just because I leave dA won't mean I won't come to check on it, though. I'll still check to see the artists I like and for designs and so on, so I won't deactivate it, and I will keep my pictures open to the public.
Any suggestions of anything (like websites to join) would be nice~

Skype: kinkinaare
please tell me who you are when you send me a contact request. i'll most likely accept it anyways!
Finally get to calm down omfg;; i haven't announced this friday because literally ALL i've been doing is sleeping. i'm a sad person.
How are you all enjoying your break?
Sometimes people need to let off some steam but have no one to rant to.
If you want to rant about anything, here's the place to do it. If you want to tell me personally, you can go ahead and send me a note. I won't guarantee I will be as much help (since I'm not good at helping people in the first place,) but I want people to feel better and not accidentally blow on the wrong person. No matter what your opinion is or how offensive or sensitive the topic is, you can go ahead and tell me! If someone replies to your comment and ends up being rude, just ignore them. Opinions are opinions. And this is a rant section. Rant away.