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About Deviant Artist Core Member J. NightingaleMale/United States Recent Activity
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Gina Nackiomi by LavenderBlade Gina Nackiomi :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 16 19 Tsujenko with Sanobe Demon Enforcers by LavenderBlade Tsujenko with Sanobe Demon Enforcers :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 9 9 Valerie Fox- Arrow action by LavenderBlade Valerie Fox- Arrow action :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 17 24 GFF vs Sanobe by LavenderBlade
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GFF vs Sanobe :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 12 17
JC Fox sketch by LavenderBlade JC Fox sketch :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 15 19 Kumajima Island by LavenderBlade Kumajima Island :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 22 11 Kurokawa by LavenderBlade Kurokawa :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 31 29 Valerie Fox- taking aim by LavenderBlade Valerie Fox- taking aim :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 34 17 The Sanobe by LavenderBlade The Sanobe :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 15 12 May 2017 sketches by LavenderBlade May 2017 sketches :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 11 16 Jill Matsmoti- Garwara assassin by LavenderBlade Jill Matsmoti- Garwara assassin :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 41 35 General Fuji- Kogasuma Supreme General by LavenderBlade General Fuji- Kogasuma Supreme General :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 16 17 Sanobe flag by LavenderBlade Sanobe flag :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 7 6 Umeki by LavenderBlade Umeki :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 21 11 Garwara-CM by LavenderBlade Garwara-CM :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 36 43 Jill Matsmoti and the Black Owls by LavenderBlade
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Jill Matsmoti and the Black Owls :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 24 23

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Fan-Art, Gift-Art, Commissions I have received from fellow artist over the years. Many thanks to these great artist for their time.


Commission by Sincker Commission :iconsincker:Sincker 36 2 Jill Matsmoti by nunchaku Jill Matsmoti :iconnunchaku:nunchaku 161 22 (SW) Captain Phasma by DrVauclair (SW) Captain Phasma :icondrvauclair:DrVauclair 44 5 Kyuuden Lion by ChrisOstrowski Kyuuden Lion :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 1,549 23 Togimaru the burned by Jeff3333 Togimaru the burned :iconjeff3333:Jeff3333 3 3 Kiya's return by Jeff3333 Kiya's return :iconjeff3333:Jeff3333 5 8 Yaminasca returns by Jeff3333 Yaminasca returns :iconjeff3333:Jeff3333 5 3 Amenti Ra by Jeff3333 Amenti Ra :iconjeff3333:Jeff3333 2 4 The Esteemed Palace by ChrisOstrowski The Esteemed Palace :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 3,002 54 Kyuden Spider by ChrisOstrowski Kyuden Spider :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 2,289 41 JC Fox by FooRay JC Fox :iconfooray:FooRay 212 17 Heisha by ChrisOstrowski Heisha :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 4,206 89 General Fuji Waist up by FooRay General Fuji Waist up :iconfooray:FooRay 81 12 Brotherhood's Abbey by ChrisOstrowski Brotherhood's Abbey :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 1,216 24 The Alliance by ChrisOstrowski The Alliance :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 2,313 42 Tetisu by FooRay Tetisu :iconfooray:FooRay 212 4

Favorite flag design? 

82 deviants said Garwara Flag by LavenderBlade
56 deviants said Oeppu Flag by LavenderBlade
50 deviants said Kogasuma Flag by LavenderBlade
39 deviants said Sejon Flag by LavenderBlade
27 deviants said Higowa flag by LavenderBlade
2 deviants said Agasuma Flag by LavenderBlade


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Where in the World are My Visitors From?

warofmaskestitleBlackRedDA by LavenderBlade

I updated my series title in December 2017 to War of Masks. It better expresses the overall theme of the series. Masks are an important part in this universe even thought not every character has a literal mask. The main story revolves around the continental conflict in the Garwara with it's longtime rival the Kogasuma and a rising southern power the Sanobe. There is also many clans and wondering warriors that also play a key role. :katana:

I want to thank my friend :iconjeff3333: for his kindness last year when I visited the United Kingdom. It was great to meet a friend from :deviantart: in person and I had a blast seeing his artwork. One of my highlights in '17. :thumbsup:

I hope everyone is doing well. :)


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J. Nightingale
United States
Greetings! The vast majority of my work is for my "War of Masks" series, a ninja/ martial arts realm I created in 1986. The series is about the conflicts between members of the Garwara (GFF), Kogasuma, Agasuma, and other major clans. Please explore further for more details involving storylines and the characters. All presented materials of existing characters of the War of Masks universe may not be reproduced, printed, or transmitted without the express written consent of the Copyright (and where appropriate Trademark) holder Jesse Nightingale. Enquiries regarding licensing, submissions, or other matters should be made by Noting me here. Many thanks!

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GentlemanChum Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2018  New Deviant
Thanks for the llama 😁
ANARCHYartworks Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2018  Student General Artist
Thanks for the llama! Have a nice week!
EddsWorld-Base Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018
Thanks for the Llama <3
Exenne Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanky for the Llama! Meow :3 
LavenderBlade Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2018
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