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About Deviant Artist Official Beta Tester J. NightingaleMale/United States Recent Activity
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Gina Nackiomi by LavenderBlade Gina Nackiomi :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 21 19 Tsujenko with Sanobe Demon Enforcers by LavenderBlade Tsujenko with Sanobe Demon Enforcers :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 11 9 Valerie Fox- Arrow action by LavenderBlade Valerie Fox- Arrow action :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 19 24 GFF vs Sanobe by LavenderBlade
Mature content
GFF vs Sanobe :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 14 17
JC Fox sketch by LavenderBlade JC Fox sketch :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 17 19 Kumajima Island by LavenderBlade Kumajima Island :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 23 11 Kurokawa by LavenderBlade Kurokawa :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 32 29 Valerie Fox- taking aim by LavenderBlade Valerie Fox- taking aim :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 35 17 The Sanobe by LavenderBlade The Sanobe :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 16 12 May 2017 sketches by LavenderBlade May 2017 sketches :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 12 16 Jill Matsmoti- Garwara assassin by LavenderBlade Jill Matsmoti- Garwara assassin :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 42 35 General Fuji- Kogasuma Supreme General by LavenderBlade General Fuji- Kogasuma Supreme General :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 17 17 Sanobe flag by LavenderBlade Sanobe flag :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 8 6 Umeki by LavenderBlade Umeki :iconlavenderblade:LavenderBlade 22 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 25 23

Random from CM Universe Gift-Art

F.E.F.C. : Gina Nackiomi by FooRay F.E.F.C. : Gina Nackiomi :iconfooray:FooRay 276 25 GiftArt - JC Fox by Orion-M-42 GiftArt - JC Fox :iconorion-m-42:Orion-M-42 13 6 gina nackiomi by mikehegaman gina nackiomi :iconmikehegaman:mikehegaman 18 7 Valerie Fox Gift by shinsengumi77 Valerie Fox Gift :iconshinsengumi77:shinsengumi77 29 14 2011-MELINDA_FOX by Vandrell 2011-MELINDA_FOX :iconvandrell:Vandrell 428 15 Master Kamagashi - 100watchers by Stoskri Master Kamagashi - 100watchers :iconstoskri:Stoskri 4 3 Red Taurus by mitchatt Red Taurus :iconmitchatt:mitchatt 7 2 Lblade Masks by mitchatt Lblade Masks :iconmitchatt:mitchatt 9 6 2011-JCFOX_LAVENDERBLADE by Vandrell 2011-JCFOX_LAVENDERBLADE :iconvandrell:Vandrell 546 59 Kurokawa by Chezpizza Kurokawa :iconchezpizza:Chezpizza 5 7 bloodmoon by mikehegaman bloodmoon :iconmikehegaman:mikehegaman 9 9 Valerie Fox Sketch 1 by Jeff3333 Valerie Fox Sketch 1 :iconjeff3333:Jeff3333 4 16 Red Taurus strikes out by mitchatt Red Taurus strikes out :iconmitchatt:mitchatt 8 5 Blood Moon Strikes by mitchatt
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Blood Moon Strikes :iconmitchatt:mitchatt 9 9
demon devin by mikehegaman demon devin :iconmikehegaman:mikehegaman 18 7 That Bloody Vixen by SirTiefling That Bloody Vixen :iconsirtiefling:SirTiefling 233 33
Fan-Art, Gift-Art, Commissions I have received from fellow artist over the years. Many thanks to these great artist for their time.


Lord Zando by Sincker Lord Zando :iconsincker:Sincker 15 1 Commission by Sincker Commission :iconsincker:Sincker 41 2 Jill Matsmoti by nunchaku Jill Matsmoti :iconnunchaku:nunchaku 171 22 Kyuuden Lion by ChrisOstrowski Kyuuden Lion :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 1,551 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 3,012 54 Kyuden Spider by ChrisOstrowski Kyuden Spider :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 2,296 41 JC Fox by FooRay JC Fox :iconfooray:FooRay 212 17 Heisha by ChrisOstrowski Heisha :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 4,205 89 General Fuji Waist up by FooRay General Fuji Waist up :iconfooray:FooRay 80 12 Brotherhood's Abbey by ChrisOstrowski Brotherhood's Abbey :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 1,218 24 The Alliance by ChrisOstrowski The Alliance :iconchrisostrowski:ChrisOstrowski 2,323 42 Tetisu by FooRay Tetisu :iconfooray:FooRay 214 4

Favorite flag design? 

82 deviants said Garwara Flag by LavenderBlade
56 deviants said Oeppu Flag by LavenderBlade
51 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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DCGrant Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2018  Hobbyist
Thank you for the llama.:D (Big Grin) 
LavenderBlade Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2018
You're very welcome! :)
Luciiya Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you for the llama :D
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Luciiya Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
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