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Hello my lovely people! I know some of you are waiting to have your commissions done, but as I mentioned before one way or another, from this 9th to the 16th of July I'll be travelling to the Celsius Festival of Avilés in Spain and won't be able to work. Don't worry; as soon as I'm back home and recovered from the trip, I'll retake your commissions and have them done asap. You know I'm fast ;)

I tag you, current customers, so you don't miss this. I'll be sending you sketches before you can even notice my absence!
:iconspidertee: :iconravenkanzaki: :iconyukiemaru110: :iconevangelinesses:

I hope you all have a great July. As for myself, I'll be presenting my novel "La Visita del Selkie" at this big literary festival, so please, wish me luck!

Kisses,
Libertad
  • Listening to: E Nomine
  • Reading: Bride Stories
  • Watching: Brooklyn 99
  • Playing: Skyrim
  • Eating: Cheese
  • Drinking: Probably Nestea
Hi lovelies! They told me that, in order to gain visibility and get my novels known, I should have a blog. But, however shy I might be, a Youtube channel seemed the best option, and in exchange, I'll offer you silly faces, random intros and conversations about something we all probably love: BOOKS! (and occasional Speedpaint videos, of course)

Audio is in Spanish, but English subtitles are available. Just remember to turn yours on! Let's find cool books together :D
Also, I have an Instagram account now, so if you're there as well, let's keep in touch!

  • Listening to: The Greatest Showman OST
  • Reading: An Enchantment of Ravens
  • Watching: Siren
  • Playing: Skyrim
  • Eating: Cheese
  • Drinking: Probably Nestea
Hi people! I hope you're doing fine. As for myself, we're managing. I still miss my dad a lot, but I keep finding sources of pure happiness here and there, so I'm good. Just wanted to let you know that I'll be on a trip to the UK, and won't come back until August the 10th, so don't worry if you try to contact me and I'm a bit gone; I'll reply back as soon as I return and have some rest.

The Man and I will be visiting London, Oxford and Bath, so yeah, it's a bit of a rush. Time to get that Pride & Prejudice madness going! My boyfriend still refuses to cosplay Elizabeth Bennet, though.
Anyway, happy summer and, if you have any advice on these cities and what I should visit, tell me! :love:

:iconhurrdurrplz: :iconhurrdurrplz: PS: Friendly, sweaty and totally unrelated reminder that my smutty, satirical novel THE LADY AND THE BANDIT is available on Amazon, both in ENGLISH and SPANISH, and if you're in for a ride of lust, cringe and laughter, you should definitely give it a look :D
  • Listening to: ELECTROLATINOOOO
  • Reading: Some fantasy novel
  • Watching: Orange is the New Black
  • Playing: World of Warcraft
  • Eating: Mint-choc ice-cream
  • Drinking: Probably Nestea

Yesterday he was at work, the car he was driving was old and something failed. It fell off a cliff and, though the other 3 coworkers will heal, he died suddenly. At least I have that: he didn’t suffer. He didn’t have time to be scared, or hurt. We’ll miss him a lot. He was only 67.

If you have pendant businesses with me, I’ll try to go back to commissions asap, but please give me some time. It hurts too much.
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EDIT: 29th of June, 2017

Hi, people. It’s been a week, and thank God my family is better. We’re still mourning and missing my dad terribly. When I hear the doorbell ring, I still somehow think it’s him, by reflex, and stand up to go open for my dad, just before realizing that it’s not him, nor will ever be again.

I miss the way he joked, and sang terrible songs on Sunday as he urged my mom to get pretty and go out together, and the way he stole pieces of sausage and ham from the fridge when he thought no one noticed, and how he’d scratch his back on the wall corners like a bear.

He’d been working like a mule since 7 years old, and had impeccable work ethics. He paid his workers religiously, gave them huge Christmas baskets and always reserved the most dangerous tasks to himself, so if anything bad happened, it happened to him. He went to school only for 20 days, and still he managed to build his own company from scratch and give a job to countless people. He’d been through so much, and still he was so devoid of malice, like a child. He was terrified of snakes, but when one crossed his way on the road, he’d get off his car and move it away with a stick so it didn’t die just like that, under his wheels.

He could hardly read a book and lacked much culture, yet he absolutely loved having a daughter who painted strange things and wrote silly romance novels, which many parents don’t. At least one thousand people passed by his coffin that day, and there were so many flower crowns that I could barely see it. He wasn’t perfect, but he was loved, and respected, and a good person, and had balls of steel.

It won’t be easy to go without him.

But we’re smiling and kinda… joking again, and going out for groceries, and everything’s slowly getting sorted into place. We’re still sad and confused, and the void of him is everywhere we look, but… There’s nothing else to do. I wanted to thank you all for your words and comments, and your lit candles and prayers; your dedication and support was moving, and it helped a lot with my mourning. I didn’t expect so much love from people across the internet.

Thank you all so, so much for your kindness. Really.

I’m back to commissions again, so when I finish a couple, you may expect a silly, horrible Star Wars romance cover soon, as a token of my gratitude. I don’t know how else to appreciate.
  • Listening to: Starset
  • Reading: Some romance novel
  • Watching: American Gods
  • Playing: World of Warcraft
  • Eating: Mint-choc ice-cream
  • Drinking: Probably Nestea
Hi people! I owe you an explanation for last day's poll in which I asked you why were you following my work.

I guess you've already noticed because I'm pretty transparent, even in the internet. The thing is, I'm a person full of fears. You know, like the Hulk was always angry? I'm always scared, that's my secret. That's what makes me go through and fuels me to beat those demons. Because I really, really like what I do and sharing it with you. You've made me company and encouraged me through all these years in DA and I cannot stress enough how big my gratitude to you is.

So let's get to the point. You'll surely remember my first Reylo piece The Balance of the Force - Reylo.
Hormones, a combination of daily details, perhaps only my own mind and fangirlism, but I got loaded with some sort of wild energy that was struggling to come out in the most unleashed way. This is not common in me, I tell you. So I knew I HAD to do something, channel that energy in a piece of work before it went away and was too late.

I poured all of me in that picture to the point of burrrrrrning my energies (like I usually do), knowing that this was a one-time-thing, and if I waited a single day more to finish it, this special energy would fade and it would not be the same. One never knows when it will come back. Somehow, this process succeeded and the piece became one of my favorites ever. It was a hit in Tumblr. I know it's not THAT big of a hit compared to others, but to me... I had never gotten that much attention or praise for a single piece in that short period of time IN MY LIFE. I was stunned and so, so proud. Hooked to the screen, happy to see that somehow I had managed to send my feelings through the internet and reached other people's hearts. I couldn't believe what was happening.

An then, when things settled a bit, my mind did what it always does. "What if...?" It's always full of "What ifs", which is really good for this work, drawing, creating, writing stories. But these are two faces of the same coin, and this "What if" wasn't the pleasant kind. To spare you more paragraphs, this was the question haunting my mind:

"What if the only thing they like about me is the fanart? What if any other thing I draw is pointless to them? What if I stop making fanart for some time and they start leaving in loads? There are millions out there painting fanart as well, so it's not like I'm special because of this. Should I start making Reylo fanart like there's no tomorrow just to keep them interested in my work? And what would be the point in this? I wouldn't be honest this way! But I don't want them to feel cheated if they started following me for the Reylo and then I don't make art about it anymore. So what do I do?"

As you can see, this had me worried. That's when I decided to create a poll to hear your thoughts, and I was positive that you'd be honest to me.

To my surprise, the votes were very split. I was shocked to see that a great part of you chose the Technique, concepts... even the variety! (A lot of people had told me before that variety would make it harder to sell my art or create a good portfolio) Sure, a lot of you picked the fanart and I'm very happy about it too. But knowing that there are many other things that I make and that you like as well enough to stay... that was my joy yesterday.

I'm no longer worried, but incredibly happy. I can still make fanart, of course, but it's because I feel like it and not out of fear. God knows I've had too much of that in my life before. I just want to create beautiful things to share with you, no matter if they're original or fanbased.

Thank you so, so much for your support and your replies. You're the best and I wish you the best too.

Also I've got another Reylo piece prepared already HUEHUEHUEHUE...
  • Listening to: 8tracks playlists
  • Reading: Romance novels
  • Watching: One Punch Man
  • Playing: The Sims 2
  • Eating: Chocolate
  • Drinking: Fresh water
/Updated December the 28th of 2017/

So do you want some designs for your OC or some culture of your novel/story, explore a thematic or simply order some pretty outfit designs? Maybe some design for your cosplay? I can do it! Male, female, alien, anthro... whatever, as long as they need some clothes! ^^


Bullet; OrangePRICES
Note that these are orientative numbers. A simple pajama would cost way less than complex armor or robes, so don't be afraid to ask me, I'm flexible ^^
There's no limit of outfits per commission and there can be different models or OCs for free up to 2. A higher number would increase the price a bit.

(OPTIONAL) sketches sheet --- 30€
In case you want to have more options to pick from, or are unsure of what you're looking for, you have the option of the Sketch Sheet. Here, I fill a notebook page with small sketches of designs for you to see and choose. It comprehends about 20-25 sketches whose purpose is to see silhouettes, flow and the basic aesthetics. This page needs investigation and a lot of brainstorming, so it has the basic price of 30€.
However, if you're looking for an aesthetic I've sketched before, you'll have access to other sheets I've done previously. Just ask!

Here you can see some sheets. Some of the sketches are finished in the following pictures, as in Zori (the green-haired girl):
WardrobeSketches by LiberLibelula
The mannequin is your OC --- free (If it's winged, furry or has a complex design, I may charge a little.)
No color --- + from 10-25€ per piece
Colored --- + from 20-55€ per piece


Here you can see some examples and varying grades of complexity.
Commission - Inquisitor's Wardrobe by LiberLibelula

 
Zori's Wardrobe by LiberLibelula

Inquisitor Adaar's Wardrobe by LiberLibelula

Wardrobe - Talos Drellik by LiberLibelula



So this is how it works. After I receive the payment, I start your commission. I'll stay in contact through the whole process, showing you the sketches, lineart and color, so you can tell me if I have to make changes. And when it's finished, I upload it to my galleries and Social Media ^^

Bullet; OrangeHOW TO ORDER?
Bullet; PurpleI use Paypal only.
If you're Spanish, we can do bank transfer.
Bullet; PurpleSend me a note and tell me what's your petition. If you can, give me some image references, I´d appreciate it. Explain to me what do you want as exactly as possible. The character's personality is relevant, so don't be afraid to tell me about them! :D
Bullet; Purple After agreeing and accepting the order, send the payment to my PayPal gmail, and I will start doing your comission right away. If the work is complex, I'll send you updates until I finish it, that way you can point me any fixes needed.

Bullet; OrangeThese commissions are only for your personal use. If you're interested in a work for commercial purposes, please let me know in your note, or contact me at: LiberLibelula@hotmail.com

I'm very excited to begin! And you? :iconhurrdurrplz:
  • Listening to: 8tracks playlists
  • Reading: Hijas de Lilith
  • Watching: Some psychological thriller
  • Playing: The Sims 4
  • Eating: Chocolate
  • Drinking: Fresh water
Prints available on Society6 --> society6.com/liberlibelula
Facebook -->
www.facebook.com/LiberLibelula
ArtStation --> www.artstation.com/artist/libe… (I don't go there much tbh)
Tumblr (Art) --> www.tumblr.com/blog/liberlibel…
Tumblr (Personal) --> www.tumblr.com/blog/liberlibel…

Feel free to drop by, ask questions, take a look, enjoy!
  • Listening to: Imagine Dragons
  • Reading: My romance novels
  • Watching: Mad Men
  • Playing: The Sims 2
  • Eating: Chocolate
  • Drinking: The tears of my imaginary enemies
Hi people! Today I realized that, after almost 5 years in DA, you've surpassed the number of 2000 great persons following this account.

Thank you, thank you so much. I've shared with you everything I could paint, and you've helped me with every single comment, fav and watch. You've given me a lot in return for the little I could give you, and a great part of what I learned, I got it from this wonderful site and the people that also share their advices and their art. Thank you for following me, because you make me know that somebody out there is waiting for my next picture, and maybe my work is helping to improve other people's lives.

When I have a bad day, or I'm afraid that I'm not good enough, or I simply cry because sometimes the world is so big and scary, you're there, even if you never speak. You helped me to become a part of a web where anybody can reach me and I can know wonderful people who put me out of my comfort zone for the best. Seriously, I don't know what would I've done without DeviantArt and you.

Sorry for my poor english and my lack of skill when it comes to give thanks in an eloquent way, but I really mean it from the bottom of my heart. Thank you so much.

I hope you all have a marvelous day and, like Neil Gaiman said: Make. Good. Art. :iconhurrdurrplz:
  • Listening to: Fall Out Boy
  • Reading: American Gods
  • Watching: AHS: Freak Show
  • Playing: The Sims 2
  • Eating: Chocolate
  • Drinking: Wataaaaah
:spontaneousdance: Bounce Walk UPDATED JULY the 6th of 2018 Bounce Walk :spontaneousdance:

IMPORTANT: If you live within the European Union, I must add an extra 21% to the price by law. Sorry.

:bulletorange:These basic prices are for personal use. If the piece will be used for commercial purposes (a book cover, merchandising etc), please let me know.  
:bulletorange:You can also contact me at: LiberLibelula@hotmail.com

SLOTS (Chibi)

:iconmaidmachine: DONE!
:iconravenkanzaki: DONE!
:iconvelvet021: DONE!
:iconzulzaejujin: DONE!
Jaime Torres
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(Regular illustrations)
1. :iconspidertee: Loading...
2. Ana: DONE!
3. :iconravenkanzaki: Loading...
4. :iconyukiemaru110: Loading...
5. Del Irashila
6. :iconthefoxtrot813:
7. 
:iconevangelinesses: Loading...

(Book covers)
1. Victor: DONE!
2. Antología: DONE!
3. Raúl Libro: Loading...



:bulletorange:HOW TO ORDER?:bulletorange:

:bulletpurple:Send me a note (or contact me via email) and tell me what's your order. If you can, give me some image references. Tell me about the character's personality and story!

:bulletpurple: I'm flexible with prices, themes and poses. If you can't afford something, we'll find a more economical way by changing the background or the coloring technique, so don't worry and ask for anything you need.

:bulletpurple: After agreeing and accepting the order, send me the payment to my PayPal gmail, and I will start doing your comission. I'll show you the uncolored sketch, so you can point any mistakes or needed changes. When everything's allright, I'll go on and send you updates, so you know I haven't been abducted by aliens, until I finish it. Just be sure of all the big fixes needed before I start the hard work and color; otherwise I'll have to charge you some extra.

:bulletorange: No big waiting! No angst! I'm fast! (Or so it's said) I´ll try to finish your commission as soon as possible. The time needed depends a lot on how complex is the picture and how busy I am at that moment, but I don't need more than a month to finish a big commission.

:bulletorange: I will post the final work in mi DA Gallery and in my Social Media. You can ask to remain anonymous, no problem with that.

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:bulletorange::bulletorange:For FASHION COMMISSIONS, please go HERE :D :bulletorange::bulletorange:
Laerith's wardrobe by LiberLibelula Wardrobe - Talos Drellik by LiberLibelula Commission - Seveythiel's wardrobe by LiberLibelula  Commission - Ashtola's wardrobe by LiberLibelula


:bulletorange:May charge extra for:
-Winged character
-Animals
-Weapons or items
-Very complex outfit (e.g: WoW tiers)

Bullet; OrangeBullet; OrangeThe background price goes apart and will rise depending of the complexity and extension.Bullet; OrangeBullet; Orange
The price overall varies according to difficulty and quantity. I can't tell you how much it would be without knowing your order, so don't hesitate to ask me anything.

Please note that these are the very basic numbers.



:bulletorange::bulletpurple: Bust :bulletpurple::bulletorange:
Colorless 10€ / Simple Color 25€ / Detailed Color 50€
+ With color, a plain-colored background shape will be added for free.



:bulletorange::bulletpurple: Half body (per character):bulletpurple::bulletorange:
Colorless 20€ / Simple Color 50€ / Detailed Color 80€
+ With color, a plain-colored background shape will be added for free.


:bulletorange::bulletpurple: Full body (per character):bulletpurple::bulletorange:
Colorless 35€ / Simple Color 65€ / Detailed color 110€
+ With color, a plain-colored background shape will be added for free.


:iconhurrdurrplz: COME TO ME, WRITERS! :iconhurrdurrplz:
From between 120-300€ (aprox), I can also design your book cover! What will it be? Mystery, fantasy, romance? Whatever your needs are, I'll make sure to meet them.
Price includes a simple back-cover, the spine and text/title (but I'll need the printed dimensions to make sure it fits)




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:bulletorange: Rules :bulletorange:
:bulletpurple: I draw: Portraits of you and your friends, OCs, fanart, LGBTIA+ (of course! No need to even ask!), erotic, furry, robots, symbolical stuff, virtually anything. Even if it doesn't appear on my gallery, I can probably do it for you. Gotta love challenges!
:bulletpurple: I don't draw: Massively-exposed genitals, explicit gore, political stuff, dead children... you get it. All the rest is fine by me.
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Please send me any note if you have a question. I´ll do my best to make your commissions worth to pay for, I promise.

Thank you! :D
  • Listening to: HURTS
  • Reading: An Enchantment of Ravens
  • Watching: Outlander
  • Playing: Stardew Valley
  • Eating: Chocolate, probably
  • Drinking: Nesteaaaaaaa