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So the long and short of it is that there's been a long-term family issue over the past few years alongside other work problems.  I will say that some things are resolved but it will be a long time before I can honestly say things will be okay again. 

When one comes out of such a situation and after so many years, you find you're not in the same place you were before as a creative type.

I'm making a concerted effort to draw again -- but this is all for myself. No more deadlines for serials or convention artist alleys. Just for me.

Right now, my game friends have given me lots of inspiration to draw from, so I've been slowly rolling around doing sketches for them (unprompted).  I don't know yet how much I'll paint (except the one big piece I can't show until next month).  

However, I will be active again on twitter when I do produce something-> twitter.com/Elisa_Swann and begin trying my best to get back on my original twitter: twitter.com/superstorygirl and immerse myself back in the creative world.

As for Book 2 of Tales, that proof is sitting there and I know I have an ending I want to avoid.  I honestly want to rewrite portions to change the fate of Miss Swann, but I think mentally I am not going to be able to touch it for a little while longer.  Those who know me hopefully understand why. 

In any case, I do hope you are all well. I know people have largely left DA for other places. Please let me know where else you may be = whether that be instagram, tumblr, or twitter. Thanks! 

 
Aymeric the koppokur advocate

Princess aymeric with his birdie friend ? Or more likely this Ishgardian official is listening to the grievances of a small koppukur who wishes for a better life for his friends trapped inside St. Mociannes.


Hello all, it has been a long time since I have really created anything fit to post. It has been a very tough journey to this point and while I am sorting out things on a personal level, I decided to do some limited work for the Final Fantasy XIV mmo, as a warmup to entering their fanart contest for their FanFest in November in Las Vegas.  I'm relearning digital painting on my old software (Corel Painter) but exploring transitioning over to other stuff  once these pieces are out of the way.  I am not going to return to conventions, but just try drawing for fun again :)  .  That probably means mostly ffxiv stuff and maybe eventually back to my original characters.

Anyways this is an elezen by name of Aymeric de Borel, who is arguably one of the favorite "husbandos" in the game. He is a fairly kind and noble type. I call him Princess because he is again, that sort of soul you know has that kind of hope for the world and, as such, draws people around him who are more cynical but willing to protect that vision.

This picture really is a riff on Snow White who has little birdies flock to her (as does Cinderella and other Disney princesses).  Instead of a bird you have a Koppokur -- a little green plant monster -- that has, to date, only appeared in one dungeon and attacks you for some reason or other.  We've been promised another look at them in upcomign content xD

They are honestly quite adorable.

I'm going to post an update in the journal explaining what's up.  see ya o/
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GabyCoutino Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice gallery

Have a bunny
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Fuu-kun Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Student General Artist
Hello, it's Bonnie! I met you at Momocon, I was the girl you requested a half body commission of your original character with the long hair in a ponytail. ^^ Since I got your business card I decided to follow you on DA! -Wave!-
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ipmaster Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love your Tales of the Big Bad Wolf series!
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Sonicvortex99 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Student Photographer
Bought your Hei and other Darker Than Black stuff at MomoCon 2013 ^^ Maybe you'll recognize me XD
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