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Journal Entry: Mon Aug 20, 2018, 11:55 AM




Hey there, guys! It's probably been long enough, so I'm gonna go ahead and give a little update on things over here.

As of last week, I have been hired by a Sears warehouse where my brother-in-law works at in Santa Clarita, which is fantastic news for me. After my background check and drug test, I'll be starting on September 4th. It pays 14/hour, which isn't a whole lot in California since everything is expensive here, but it is at least a start for me and an opportunity to get more work experience. Bearing that in mind, I don't know when I'll be going back to Arizona yet, but I'm guessing it'll be whenever my job at Sears ends. 

My overall goals remain unchanged. I still want to gain some more independence, which means saving up and being able to pay rent for a place somewhere eventually. Having a job also means I'll be able to gain residency here and finally start learning how to drive. Apparently, at the DMV they require residency proof before I get my learner's permit, which is understandable I guess. Still, it means I'm finally on my way to achieving that goal. 

Commissions are still going very slowly, but I have not forgotten about them. I still won't open any more commissions until the current batch is all done. However, something I'm thinking of doing eventually is making little sculpted trinkets to sell. Don't know when yet, hopefully soon, but definitely after I finish my commissions so they're not hanging over me and so current clients don't wait much longer. As to where I'll sell stuff is still up in the air, but I'm gonna give it a go and feel things out. Plus, I've been wanting to get back to sculpting anyway.

Anyway, I think that's about the gist of what's been going on. Hope you all are doing well, and I'll keep updating as things progress.

--Earth Gwee

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So, I'm gonna give Eclipse a chance. Let's see how I feel in a few days or so, trying out all the features and ins and outs, and I'll write a full journal about it. But here are my first impressions: it's shit.

I've been on a roll with these videos lately, trying to get to a certain point before Halloween.

Also forgot to show this off two weeks ago: 
We're now half way through the whole series!
Tiny update for those wondering:

There's been a lot of talk about Sears filing for bankruptcy for quite a while. Well, today that was confirmed. But they are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which basically means they're gonna try to reform as quick as they can by the end of the year, but for me and the others at the warehouse it's business as usual. So, we'll see how things change in the coming months.

I also noticed an unauthorized charge on my account from Adobe, labeled on the statement as ADOBE *EXPORTPDF SUB. Apparently I'm not the only one that got hit with this fraudulent transaction, from what I've looked up. Hopefully the dispute I'm filing through my bank will clear that up and I can get my money back. Jesus Christ, Adobe... =.=

Other than that inane bullshit, things are still going well. Still, slowly but surely working up funds to support myself.
Here's a new SMA video I helped make for Dub Matters! Enjoy!

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Thegamonandsushishow Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Hi
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BooDestroyer89 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Hiyo! Is everything going alright so far?
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Cerpcake Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2018  Student Filmographer
Oh my goodness you are amazing at drawing, I love your art so much!
Anyway, hope you're having a good day (:
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Heimgri Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2018
Gwee, i got a question. In your gem AU, Rayman was topaz and i was curious what some of his friends, like Globox, Ly or others, might be.
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nathandlneumann Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2018  Professional General Artist
Hi Gwee, I liked to ask. How do you feel about the current state of the Rayman fanbase?
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RetroGalicia Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday's picture by RetroGalicia  
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Happy early/late birthday, from Cambados, Galicia (SPAIN)! Don't let shame, fear and negativity invade your whole body and mind. Keep evolving and create what you like most and know how to do, not only in your profession, but also as a person. After all, it's never too late to evolve and create. Keep up the great work with joy, a lot of love in him, with great positivity and CARPE DIEM ET NOCTEM! ( = 0 U < = )
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Sincerely, your friend
Juan Carlos "JC2PR" (aka Rando/Gali the Randomnian Creatomertist*)
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*Creatomertist = Creator + Gamer + Artist

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Archsteel Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2018
Happy late Birthday.
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jamesgunner123 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2018
...the happiest of (late) birthdays to you awesome artist....hope you had a wonderful time...X3
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birthdays Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2018
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

On behalf of the birthdays team, I sincerely apologize that your greeting has arrived late this year.

We hope you had an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

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bluewingfairy Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2018
Good morning Alee, Happy Birthday!, I hope you have a great dayHave your cake and eat it too ^^.
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ZaCloud Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Fweee! Joining the flood of well-wishings for your birthdaaaay! I really hope you can treat yourself well. ^_^
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xXDCCXx Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Happy Birthday~! Rayman 2 The Great Escape - Rayman Icon Rayman with cake I love...tea Have your cake and eat it too Cake For Artists with candle 50x50 icon  
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Yojama Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Student Filmographer
Happy Birthday!!!
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JCSStudio Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
Pray that you had the best birthday this year. With many blessings! ^V^ :dance: Birthday cake  icon Happy Birthday Godliek :D Birthday Glomp emoticon birthday cake Lily Wishing a Happy Birthday Furry Birthday Hello 
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Annaivri Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday!  :party: by catluvr2
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powerkidzforever Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018
Happy birthday bud I hope you have a great day today bud:):):) 
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Mikefrightmare Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018
Happy Birthday Airborne cake Cake KimRaiFan's Bday Cake Birthday cake  icon happy DA B-day :3 
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Ginger-The-Bunny Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018
Happy birthday I didn't really know what to get for you so just take this cake 
 Have your cake and eat it too 
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ZeroConfidence Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
:iconpartycannonplz: Happy Birthday! Hope you had a fantastic day! Ha ha! :iconcakeplz:
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Makatoons Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday
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Happy Birthday! :party: :cake:
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JoJoBinxlikesart Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018
This is for you.Rayman with cake 
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Brou07 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Hobbyist
*check the clock
I still have time!

I hope you're having a wonderful birthday!
I wish you all the best.
 Rayman with cake 
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Star-Kingo Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
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RM-Keyblade-Mistress Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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