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Last week when I said that I wouldn't be doing con sketches of copyrighted characters, I had no idea that the news would get the coverage that it did.  But seeing as how I helped poke the hornet's nest--and having taken the time to read the opinions of readers and other artists--I feel like it would be helpful if I responded to help clarify what's been happening.
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Erika Ayala
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Call me Mama Bear! :heart:

Illustrator of cartoons, animals, and other nerdy things.

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In the middle of serious work and upgrading hardware. So I haven't been up here at all! I'm still active on tumblr, since I can use my phone to upload there. Going through a lot of changes right now so hang tight. You'll see the results of them soon hopefully. 

In my downtime, I've been playing Animal Crossing Pocket Camp and New Leaf: Welcome Amiibo. Still need to catch up with Pokemon Ultra Moon. 

I'm ok and still going! :heart:
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0rangeleaves Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
here's a petition to bring your favorite characters, like sally acorn and the freedom fighter in the IDW comic series. would you like to put your support on petition, to bring back the freedom fighters into the IDW comic series, by any chance?

www.change.org/p/save-the-free…
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flippedoutkyrii Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, It's been way too long. How you doing these days? :)
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Sombraluz-Images Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2018  Professional General Artist
It has!!! OMGosh! Work! I've been working 5 days a week with little downtime. Also life has been giving me a lot of changes to deal with at once. But I once they pass, I'll be better for it. I hope life has been good to you since I've been off DA. 
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flippedoutkyrii Featured By Owner May 2, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Life's been going very well, financially and mood-wise. Hope to get back into the swing of drawing as well this year c:
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Sombraluz-Images Featured By Owner May 31, 2018  Professional General Artist
That's great to hear! :D 
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AmbarBaez Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!:iconrainbowbummiecakeplz::cake::party::airborne::iconpresentplz:
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Sombraluz-Images Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :heart:
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LuckiNeko Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! 🎂🎈🎊🎉
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Sombraluz-Images Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :heart:
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