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MOVING! NEW ACCOUNT!

Journal Entry: Tue Oct 14, 2014, 9:46 PM


my new account is :iconblu3smok3: in the coming weeks it will be the most active account and this one will no longer be active! although it will still be left up and I will probably still check the mail on it from time to time!

I have many reasons for this decision for those who are wondering. Fr33z3dry is an alias and account I made just about 7 years ago! It has enjoyed over 100k views on its main page and over a million of combined views from all it's submitted work. However it isn't the same as it used to be. I used to make comics in a different way and would update very frequently, so this account is very full and even kinda cluttered with art. Something you must understand is I am very annoyed when there is a lack of organization or if things aren't compact and clean! I have over 1000 watchers, but only a fraction of them really watch me. I am subscribed to many groups that I don't really watch nor contribute to. Admittingly, I have people I watch that I don't even pay attention to anymore or became inactive.

My approach on how I wish to create and share my art has changed. There was even a point when I thought, perhaps I don't want to draw anymore and it was time for me to take my leave, but I know I don't want that and I know YOU don't want that. So what is the next course of action to take if I am not going to leave? Simple! Just begin a new chapter! :)

Thanks for understanding, if you don't understand, no thanks I guess. I welcome you to join me what is to come with Neil and Ryan among other things...

~ blu3smok3 (formerly fr33z3dry)

  • Listening to: Sevendust Follow
  • Drinking: black velvet cinnamon rush

This is late but...

Journal Entry: Mon Sep 22, 2014, 12:20 AM


thanks for all the birthday wishes! X3

  • Listening to: Sevendust Follow
  • Drinking: black velvet cinnamon rush

Check It Out! EDITED

Journal Entry: Mon Sep 15, 2014, 7:43 PM


Hey everyone! If you are not a beta tester on this site you can't see what dA has in store. It looks like they are trying to implement twitter/facebook style activity and status sharing in the site. Even if you are not a beta tester I enabled the new Activity widget on my page, it should be the first thing you see on the right side of my dA page. What do you think? (note: I removed the "Recent Submissions" because this seems to be the same idea anyways.)

Never mind I guess only beta testers can see the new features...

  • Listening to: My bro playing Bioshock
  • Reading: What I'm typing I guess...
  • Watching: This PC Screen I guess...
  • Playing: With the new dA UI
  • Eating: I need to find something!
  • Drinking: BlackBerry Seltzer!!

Free Book!

Journal Entry: Thu Jul 24, 2014, 9:41 AM


my friend's book is free for the next couple of days! www.amazon.com/dp/B00KHGMTLK

Considered For A Children's Book

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 8, 2014, 7:40 PM


I haven't heard back from them in over a week so I'm assuming they decided on someone else, but I thought you might like to know someone from a book publishing company found my dA account and considered me to do 30 illustrations for a children's book, how cool is that!?

Time For Gen 3

Journal Entry: Sat May 10, 2014, 9:54 PM


I admit to have never completed a gen 3 pokemon game ever, I was actually preparing to.... should I

... or should I wait?

November 2014



  • Watching: mind blowing video

Art Theft!

Journal Entry: Mon May 5, 2014, 11:21 AM


this restaurant stole this www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbi…

  • Listening to: Sevendust
  • Eating: POTATOES!!

NaR Is Complete And Onward...

Journal Entry: Mon Apr 28, 2014, 10:56 AM


I have made the decision to end the Neil And Ryan web comic series and have made a plan on the future of my characters. Neil And Ryan will end by splitting into two separate new series, which I will explain:

:bulletblue:Neil And Ryan Minis or Neil And Ryan Lite(working title) This series will be a new comic series that has two or more panels featuring (not)everyone's favorite dA comic family as you were used to, however the comic will be re imagined in a new much more simplistic style. I have actually done this before very briefly as some might recall, It won't be in color.

:bulletblue:(Also working title) Neil And Ryan Singles, Boy In Blue, RyGuy or Fruit Snack Just as Neil and Ryan always was, this comic will be in full detail, full color, shading and the works just as you are used too. However this series will only be one single panel per comic but also enlarged to a size more like 640p.

This plan I designed based on my recent lack of inspiration to wanting to make the comics even though I still like drawing the characters. So hopefully me and you will like what's in store for the future of NaR. :)

~fr33z3

  • Listening to: Soilwork
  • Drinking: Folgers Black Silk Coffee

EDITED: Pokemon Origins

Journal Entry: Mon Apr 21, 2014, 6:35 PM


Wow I actually had no idea this existed, but I must admit I was kinda let down. I got so excited and thought the entire anime was rebooted to have a much more serious vibe and be more based on the video games but as it turns out it is only a four part special, still so far I enjoy it, half way done. What do you other pokemon fans think of it?

EDIT: wow I decided to watch this and just remembered today is the 25th birthday of gameboy! :D

  • Listening to: Pokemon Music (how I found out)

NaR Returns!

Journal Entry: Fri Mar 21, 2014, 9:29 PM


Sorry for the break, I did say I wouldn't make journals about hiatuses anymore but I didn't say anything about not making return announcements! :) I actually have two separate comics in progress which is something that hasn't happened in a while X3 but you should start seeing strips again in no longer than April! :D

  • Listening to: As I Lay Dying - This Is Who We Are
  • Drinking: Busch Light X3

Peanuts Movie

Journal Entry: Tue Mar 18, 2014, 8:51 AM




oh wow I didn't expect dA to just embed the video like that, that's kinda cool

  • Listening to: Still Remains
  • Drinking: Coffee

Mr. Peabody And Sherman

Journal Entry: Mon Mar 10, 2014, 11:10 PM


Finally saw the flick, soooooooooo gooooooooooood! Better than I expected, easily one of my favorite movies of all time now :thumbsup:

  • Listening to: Scar Symmetry
  • Playing: Simpsons Tapped Out
  • Drinking: Coffee

Hidden Joke

Journal Entry: Wed Mar 5, 2014, 8:47 AM


congrats to :iconpinkiepiehime: for finding the hidden joke in 259 Dinner Party Crash by fr33z3dry XD

  • Listening to: Scar Symmetry
  • Playing: Simpsons Tapped Out
  • Drinking: Coffee

Another Head Injury!

Journal Entry: Sun Feb 16, 2014, 8:32 PM


yep, I got pretty badly hurt once again at work. Had to have staples put my head, first time ever getting them, yeesh and just when I thought I was getting in the mood to start drawing again...

  • Listening to: Sonic Syndicate
  • Playing: Simpsons Tapped Out
  • Eating: Ibuprofane
  • Drinking: Water

New PPG

Journal Entry: Sat Jan 25, 2014, 9:13 AM


yeah I can't say I really cared for this at all, the only thing good was the writing and acting. It has the original actors and the writing actually has some potential, I actually did laugh out loud a few times I will admit. But these new powerpuff girls aren't even really that cute and I don't find them cute at all. The animation is jittery and unwatchable, why do the girls eyes move so much? WHY DON'T THE MOUTHS MOVE CORRECTLY!? This just seems like once again taking a hit show from the 80s/90s and rebooting it with fast production methods just so some networks can make some cash, pleh! A lot of people still question the entire MLP FIM/Brony thing well this is a fine example, because that show was rebooted and done right! At least that's how I feel about when so many cartoons these days are just mediocre and second rate in every way then gems like MLP and adventure time of course are going to be cherished more than some people think is probably deserved, sheesh!

But you know what? If people like it then they like it, I'm not gonna be one of those people that say "oh my childhood is ruined! The PPG is killed!" because CN isn't gonna see too it that every last piece of the 90s one is destroyed and hold me at gun point and force me to watch the new one. I just think the new one isn't good, at all, it's my thought on it. What do you guys think? I wasn't even aware they were rebooting it at all until my friend mentioned it, I'm surprised I didn't hear more about it on here.

  • Drinking: I Still Have Eggnog! :')

Didn't Even Make It A Full Year This Time

Journal Entry: Sun Dec 22, 2013, 11:18 PM


so my mother was complaining to me that her PC is annoyingly slow again. Normally I just reinstall windows and this solves the problem temporarily. I must admit that my family are noobs when it comes to technology and they do keep clicking things they shouldn't and getting the computer loaded with spyware, but either way it is an outdated machine and I kinda decided that my mom really deserves a nice fast computer especially since she needs one for work. At the same time I thought of this I noticed a laptop on best buy that I really wanted XD so in short I will be selling this laptop to mom and I will be getting a brand new one! New toy to make comics with!

  • Listening to: New Still Remains!!!!
  • Drinking: Fudge Cheesecake Seltzer

NaR 2014 Calendar!

Journal Entry: Mon Dec 16, 2013, 10:16 PM


buy it here if you like www.zazzle.com/nar_2014_calend…

  • Listening to: New Still Remains!!!!
  • Drinking: Toasted Coconut Creme Seltzer

Twitter, Tumblr, and Mario

Journal Entry: Wed Nov 27, 2013, 9:23 PM


I know I never update them, but I do have them. Looks like the dA widget it for twitter is working for me again! So you can catch quick updates on my page right above the journal or follow me on twitter! twitter.com/fr33z3dry and if you wanna see WIPs check out my tumblr! fr33z3dry.tumblr.com/ also should I do more join.me sessions? I feel like I should do more of those! And maybe even more speed draw vids on youtube X3

I got Super Mario 3D World yay!!

  • Listening to: All That Remains I Guess
  • Playing: Super Mario 3D World I Guess
  • Drinking: Coors Light I Guess

NeveRmind

Journal Entry: Sat Nov 9, 2013, 8:06 PM


    I should have known this would happen, well some motivation came back to me so heЯe's the deal, NaЯ won't be going on an indefinite hiatus but instead I'll just continue to update the comic wheneveЯ I want. Some updates will take longeЯ than otheЯs. It's annoying not being decisive, I'm annoying...

  • Listening to: The Devil Wears Prada

My Father...

Journal Entry: Sat Nov 2, 2013, 5:07 PM


    I am going through probably the most emotional time of my life right now I think, it's bad enough that I decided I should write a journal about it because it does help me feel a little better. So some of you may remember a while back I wrote a journal about my father and how he is mentally ill and he even had to go to an institution at one point. Well my father was diagnosed with schizophrenia, I think I mentioned how he believed he was being spoken too by god.

     Before I go any further I will stress that I am in fact a spiritual person and I do believe in god. I believe it is possible some people feel they are being talked to by god and that's great if they are. And I point this out because I did have one user complain because they thought my father was just simply a god believer and I thought he was crazy, and I must clarify that is not what I am saying at all. What is happening to my father is NOT good in anyway! My mother sat me down today and had a long talk with me. She says my father has been on medication and has been doing better for the most part until last week. Last week my father heard voices in his head, again thinking it was god telling him that he can, I guess be like Jesus, and save mankind by sacrificing himself.

     So I guess at work my father was planning on taking his own life during a break time at work, but then suddenly got called out. So then he tried to go to a hotel again with the intention of committing suicide, but the hotel was full and even the one next to it, so my father decided it was a sign he was too late and never went through with it. But just knowing my dad was even gonna go through with it was enough to make me very sad. Especially to think that if he never got called out or if those hotels weren't full, my father might have been dead right now. My mom even said that there is "good bye" letters for everybody including me but she will not let me see it.

     So I figured I would write a journal to kinda get this off my chest. No one here ever really complains about my updating anyways and I am very thankful for that! But if I am even more slow than I was already intending to be, well now at least you know what I'm going through.

So thanks for understanding...