Been a while since there's been any significant activity from me, right? It would be nice to be able to say something that would explain why I haven't been doing anything, but it's the same story as always. Work, tiredness, etc. All is well, though, or at least as well as it has been. I've still been checking deviantart, and twitter, and discord, and pixiv, and whatever else it is that I check. I just haven't been doing anything, aside from playing more video games - which I also sorta stopped doing at one point. Let's hit on some topics real quick
I know this is why most of you are here. There's a couple not-safe-for-DA things that have previews posted here, namely Part-Time Maid, that I don't really have anywhere good to post the full versions. I had them on tumblr for a while, but that's not good for multiple reasons. First is the ban of adult content, and second is that I never really used tumblr in the first place. I don't really know much about the first point because of the second point, but I'm not really sure where I could place these things and just provide a link to them. I do have a pixiv account, but unlike here, I want to keep posts there purely for my stuff. If a good place comes up to put some of this stuff and put a link, I'll do it. I am not really interested in sending full versions through notes, as it just becomes a bit tedious, and if it's technically against DA rules (regardless of whether you agree with the content rules or not) then it's not something that I'd want to use their platform to distribute.
Commissions and Characters
There hasn't been too much in the way of commissioned stuff added to the gallery here for a while either. I've always preferred for artists to post the stuff on their pages, and most of my characters can be found in my favorites. One day I need to go through and clean that stuff up again, maybe with just one huge folder for all commissions so you don't have to click on each individual character - though I don't think there's been too much posted last year anyway, but some if it is just sets from the same commission. That's roughly all that's been done. Nowadays when I'm looking for artists to commission, they're usually not accepting anything at the time, then I forget the ideas. I'm not writing everything off, but I'm definitely not going as hard as before.
As for the characters, Invy and Sue are mostly what you'll see so far as my OCs go. I know people like Anesthetic, and I'm perfectly willing to do more with her, but things unintentionally became focused on a few characters, rather than the 20 or so that exist and kept being created. If someone has a favorite, I'm all ears as usual, but just like my profile says (that people ignore) you gotta actually have an idea or an artist in mind (if you're not the artist yourself) if you don't want me to ignore your note. Yes, I still get soulless, generic notes from people asking me to commission them. Sometimes the same note multiple times!
Okay, I really doubt too many people are concerned about this, but sometimes I've gotten asked if I take requests. I'm chalking this up to the "people don't actually read my profile/look at my gallery" thing and think some of the stuff I've commissioned from other artists is stuff I've actually drawn. On the off-chance you do want to see more of my stuff and not my characters, I don't really have an answer for you. I haven't really drawn anything since my last post and don't know if I have a real desire to. I don't think I'll ever get to the point where I'll want to accept requests or commissions, but I will want to draw and post things again. I think I put too much focus on it last year - that kind of thing just doesn't work out well for me. I focus too much on other things that I think the art thing just felt like I was spreading myself thin, even if most of the other things were also just hobbies to me. If I do get back into it, it'll be a much more leisurely pace (even more so than it was before) and anything I do will either be here or on pixiv.
And I guess that will about do it for now. As usual, you can feel free to message me here, or on twitter, or discord, or whatever. I'm around somewhere! Lets see if the next sign of life is sooner than last time!