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Sarovanya, Scarred Beauty by shanarah Sarovanya, Scarred Beauty :iconshanarah:shanarah 16 19 The Rescue by shanarah The Rescue :iconshanarah:shanarah 4 0 Terror in the Night by shanarah Terror in the Night :iconshanarah:shanarah 20 7 Elven Power Metal by shanarah Elven Power Metal :iconshanarah:shanarah 14 17 Sultry by shanarah Sultry :iconshanarah:shanarah 70 12 The Man With The Machinegun by shanarah The Man With The Machinegun :iconshanarah:shanarah 17 15 Gabriel Laymann by shanarah Gabriel Laymann :iconshanarah:shanarah 18 14 If I May Be So Bold, My Lady by shanarah If I May Be So Bold, My Lady :iconshanarah:shanarah 13 7 Final Fantasy XV - The Bigger They Are by shanarah Final Fantasy XV - The Bigger They Are :iconshanarah:shanarah 5 5 Sarovanya Iray Portrait by shanarah Sarovanya Iray Portrait :iconshanarah:shanarah 10 12 Irish Sunset by shanarah Irish Sunset :iconshanarah:shanarah 5 12 Sarovanya Iray by shanarah Sarovanya Iray :iconshanarah:shanarah 7 10 Dwarven Ally by shanarah Dwarven Ally :iconshanarah:shanarah 1 1 Tarwen and Cullen by shanarah Tarwen and Cullen :iconshanarah:shanarah 4 4 Solas and Lavellan by shanarah Solas and Lavellan :iconshanarah:shanarah 1 8 Chris Redfield 2013 by shanarah Chris Redfield 2013 :iconshanarah:shanarah 1 3

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Journal History



Captive Night by brighnasa Captive Night :iconbrighnasa:brighnasa 2,386 367 Mirkwood by furiouskitten Mirkwood :iconfuriouskitten:furiouskitten 1,309 490 The Color Out Of Space by furiouskitten The Color Out Of Space :iconfuriouskitten:furiouskitten 1,272 329
Hi everyone, I just thought I should post a quick update to let you all know where I've been and what I've been up to since I have been very inactive lately.  In March, I purchased computer components to build a new PC.  The computer is up and running and has been great so far.  I'm currently working on making sure all of my DAZ Studio content works in my fresh installs of DS 3 and DS 4.8, with some difficulty.  I have found out how to get my old save files to open in 64bit, but I cannot for the life of me get Dynamic Cloth to work even after reinstalling it within the new installs.  I may need to submit a ticket to support to resolve it.  Files saved in DS4 now do open, which is a relief since I have avoided using it for years because of this issue.  I have gotten to fiddle with Iray a bit and have a simple test image I'm working on with Sarovanya, which I will post when I finish with it (working out Iray shader settings for M4 and V4 as they are still my go to models).  Once I get Studio all set, I can reassemble my old PC for a backup. 

Along with this, I have been having issues with my neck and shoulders for the past 3 months, possibly do to stress or repetitive motion (handheld gaming injury?).  Currently the pain has subsided, but it's been touchy, and when it's bad I can't use the computer or DS, draw, etc.  :(

The past week, we had been vacationing in Cleveland for the Transplant Games of America (BF's mother had a kidney transplant and participates in the games.  She took home 5 medals!).  It was a very good time, we all got sunburned, tried a lot of new things and saw probably everything in Cleveland we wanted to.  Now it's back to the grind and working on getting my computer where it needs to be.  Hope everyone's been well, and I will try to play some catchup on commenting.
  • Listening to: Stratovarius - Falling Star
  • Reading: Neverwinter by R.A. Salvatore
  • Playing: Pokemon Alpha Sapphire
  • Drinking: Water


Artist | Varied
United States
Current Residence: Penns Woods
Favourite genre of music: Rock, Metal, 80s
Operating System: Windows XP
MP3 player of choice: Winamp
Wallpaper of choice: Eye Candy of the week :P
Favourite cartoon character: Edward Wong Hau Pepelu Tivrusky IV, Cho Hakkai
Personal Quote: "All kinds of angels have my blood to spill...."


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bear48 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2018  Professional
shanarah Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2018   General Artist
Haha, Thank you, Bear!  :)
Siobhan68 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much for the favourite, the support is much appreciated! Greetings from Germany!
shanarah Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2018   General Artist
Ahh!  I had thought I replied to this!  You are very welcome!  And keep up the awesome work!  :)
Siobhan68 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I will try to! :aww:
Chanteur-de-Vent Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the many faves and comments. :hug:
shanarah Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2016   General Artist
You're very welcome!  :hug:  I've been meaning to go through and comment a lot on all of my friends and artists I follow, it's just been taking a while to find the free time.
Chanteur-de-Vent Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
At least you do it. Most people just delete the deviation stacks in their inbox if they've been away for some time. I think it's very good from you. 
JWiesner Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2016  Professional
:iconbowingplz: Thank you very much for the +Watch! I really appreciate it.

Have a nice day! ^-^
Velvet-Eldar Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2015
Wish you well! :rose:
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