2020 Wellspring Equinox

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A breeze flits across the Conservatory from Biome to Biome. With its arrival comes the soft warmth of spring. As though sensing the cusp between seasons and new life on the horizon, the Wellsprings seem to glimmer... 

Gem Sapphire 

THE SPRING EQUINOX

Flowers 6 by Forgandal Wellsprings Donation Drive  Flowers 6 by Forgandal

Put Spring back in Wellspring!


In celebration of the Spring Equinox (March 19, 2020), TWWM is having a donation drive for the Wellsprings. Now is the time to spread the love and make wishes come true!


Crystal Wellsprings Pool

All GP donated to the March Wellsprings Pool will be doubled, This means that for the wishes rolled at the end of March, every 100GP donated will grant 2 wishes instead of 1 wish. 
March GP donated prior to this journal's posting will also be doubled.

The March wishing pool is closed!


An astounding 20,151GP was raised!
That means 403 extra wishes will be granted this month!!!
Many thanks to everyone who contributed.


Lotus Flower by Forgandal Springtime Wishes

Granting a wish OR donating to the Wellsprings Pool during March allows you to enter a raffle for a spirited cherry blossom or daffodil (genus Prunus or Narcissus) MYO. The more entrants, the more winners! There will be at least 3 MYOs raffled.
Comment on the thread below with your donation comment or the wish you have granted to earn tickets. You can earn up to 2 tickets (1 for granting a wish, 1 for donating to the Wellsprings Pool). 

The raffle is over!
Congratulations to our winners Kiire, TayaRavena, porkuspine, FeliineArts, gardensprouts, Intgoti, and hitodama89!

Thank you to everyone who participated, you guys are what make this community amazing <3


Flowers 8 by Forgandal Wellsprings Prompt

New Growth Button by dualsceptersYou may now complete a prompt to donate extra GP to the Wellsprings! If you would like to contribute but don't have spare GP to participate, or would like to give a little extra GP alongside your own donation, you can complete this prompt to have a free 5GP donated instead/as well as your own esk's GP.

The Colorful Wellsprings
Depict your esk exploring one of the many overflowing Wellsprings using one of the provided palettes.
What does the Wellspring look like now that it's brimming with energy? How does your esk feel about it; are they intrigued, concerned, excited? What do they see when they look into its depths? How is the Wellspring's magic effecting the Conservatory around it?

Requirements:

Bullet; Green Artwork must be colored, fullbody, with a simple/vignette background.
Bullet; Green Color palettes are to be used for artwork only and word palettes for writing only.
Bullet; Green Literature pieces must be 500 words or longer.
Bullet; Green The setting must be recognisably the Conservatory by depicting the crystalline walls and magical elements to the scenery.
Bullet; Green You must use at least 3 colors or words from a palette provided below.
Bullet; Green The prompt may only be completed once per player.

Color Palettes

Wellspring by Kiire    Wellsprings7 by Kiire   Wellsprings6 by Kiire  Party by callmeFlo   Lavish by callmeFlo   Chestnut by callmeFlo   Dusk by callmeFlo   Soft by callmeFlo   Equinox-4 by KaijuRomance   Equinox-3 by KaijuRomance   Equinox-1 by KaijuRomance   Equinox-2 by KaijuRomance   Gg1 by callmeFlo   Gg2 by callmeFlo   Gg3 by callmeFlo

Word Palettes

sparkle + whisper + drenched + vibrant + wonder
reflection + drifting + quiet + monochrome + crowd
soft + lucky + iridescence + starry + trickle
effervescent + glimmer + magic + pastel + glass
rainbow + hollow + sigh + drift + ephemeral
marble + heart + pale + dribble + wisp
ghost + rain + scent + faded + vivid
tourmaline + bubbling + crystalline + radiant + white
rustic + desaturated + impermanent + distant + high
bright + glaring + overwhelming + buzzing + noise

Every completed Wellspring Prompt will add an additional +5GP Small GP icon by Esk-Masterlist to the March Wellspring Pool!

Flowers 3 by Forgandal Donor Badges and Treasures 

Donating to the Wellsprings Pool, granting a wish, or depicting the Wellsprings earns you badges and treasures! These can be earned at any time, including after the donation drive is over.

Wellsprings Donor Badge by Esk-Masterlist
Donate GP or grant a wish
at the Wellsprings to collect
this badge.

Spring Water by Esk-Masterlist

Spring water

This vessel is filled with cool, invigorating water from the Wellsprings.
Make a wish at the Wellsprings.

Old Tarot Card by Esk-Masterlist

Old tarot card

The card is worn and battered but indicates that new growth and abundance are in the future.
Grant a wish at the Wellsprings.

Talisman by Esk-Masterlist

Talisman

You may feel inspired to seek out its meaning and original owner.
Submit art or writing depicting the Wellsprings







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erasvita's avatar
Congratulations hitodama89!! You've won a springtime MYO from our 2020 Wellspring Equinox raffle!

This is a Spirited tier MYO which allows for up to 5 uncommon traits and 2 nature features, and 1 of those nature features must be either cherry blossom (Prunus) or daffodil (Narcissus).
Please reply to this comment with your MYO's ID and concept sketch for review. Thank you~!
hitodama89's avatar
Thank you so much! <3

This is still extremely rough, but I just wanted to check if everything seems okay so far. Here's the sketch: i.imgur.com/aNyBMiv.png

Uncommon traits would be false ears, foot tufts, sleek, spots and either mid-tone eyes or dark mask depending on if you think this would require dark mask or not. The enchanted apparel would come from this ticket: sta.sh/comments/61/22nmkh638jc…
erasvita's avatar
Hi there! Thank you for being patient ;o; There’s just a few things I see before I can get this kiddo approved for you:

- dark mask isn’t needed because their face is the same color as their body! however we do feel they would require the bright markings trait, since the pink creates so much contrast with their body. let me know if you’d rather add on bright markings over midtone eyes, or if you’d like to tweak the colors a bit to lower the contrast!
- can you specify what the handmade accessory is, as well as its enchantment? c:
- can you include the other parts of their ID, including origin, nature, boundary, biome, and size?
hitodama89's avatar
No problem!

- I'll add the bright markings and make the eyes only have that tiny sliver of color that doesn't require a trait.
- The accessory is a simple pendant with a smooth stone (not gem-like, just a stone naturally polished by by water or something like that). For the enchantment I was think something along the lines of "sweet temptation", which would create sweet scent that could be used to lure creatures to seek its source.
- I don't have full ID figured out so no need to approve the whole deal yet; I was just checking if everything I had so far was acceptable. ^^

(EDIT) Oooor now that I think about it, I think I have pretty much all the info ready to go:

(Obviously not a final masterlist image.)

Origin trespasser
Nature cunning
Boundary forgotten garden
Size graceful
Uncommon traits false ears, foot tufts, sleek, spots, bright markings
Rare traits none
Morph none
Nature Features Prunus sargentii
Accessories handmade pendant
Enchantments sweet temptation
Biome developed
ownership hitodama89
designer hitodama89
hitodama89's avatar
(erasvita I can't edit the last post anymore, but I just wanted to add that if the stone pendant is a problem, the stone can also be replaced with... Pretty much anything. Glass, painted clay, varnished polymer clay or anything along those lines.)
erasvita's avatar
ID
Origin trespasser
Nature cunning
Boundary forgotten garden
Size graceful
Uncommon traits false ears, foot tufts, sleek, spots, bright markings
Rare traits none
Accessories handmade pendant*
Enchantments sweet temptation
Morph none
Nature Features runus sargentii
Biome developed
ownership hitodama89
designer hitodama89

*notes
• I think it may partially be the shine on the stone that makes it look crystalline ;o; Would you be willing to make it appear like it has a rougher shape, to not be confused with a crystal? Changing the material to something like clay would definitely help clear that up, as well! c:
and thank you for being patient, I've been a little busy with life and things!

Please reply with your final masterlist image, thank you!
hitodama89's avatar
Sure, let's decide that it's painted clay, then! I also tried my best to make the shine of the pendant look more dull.

Here's the masterlist image: i.imgur.com/5pZ8DPI.png

And here's a flat version of the colors just for reference: i.imgur.com/JQAvsIB.png

(Also the name of the nature feature is missing a letter P there; it should be prunus, not runus. =>)
erasvita's avatar
Haha whoops, my fingers made a typo there! will make sure the ml team knows c: This looks perfect, adding them to the queue!

ID edits:
Nature Features
Prunus sargentii
Accessories
 handmade clay pendant
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erasvita's avatar
Congratulations Intgoti!! You've won a springtime MYO from our 2020 Wellspring Equinox raffle!

This is a Spirited tier MYO which allows for up to 5 uncommon traits and 2 nature features, and 1 of those nature features must be either cherry blossom (Prunus) or daffodil (Narcissus).
Please reply to this comment with your MYO's ID and concept sketch for review. Thank you~!
Intgoti's avatar

I finally came up with a design!

Let me know if I have to change anything!

This would be the final ML-piece if everything's fine!

NavuMLr

ID

Origin: traveler

Nature: outgoing

Boundary:  Dead tree

Size middling

Uncommon traits: cropped tail, eye spots, socks, mid-tone eye, dark mask

Rare traits: none

Morph: none

Nature Features: Daffodil (Narcissus "Mount Hood"); Primrose (Primula Vulgaris)

Biome: Developed

ownership: Intgoti

designer: Intgoti

erasvita's avatar
ahh such a cute fluffer!

ID
Origin traveler
Nature outgoing
Boundary overgrown vegetable garden
Size middling
Uncommon traits cropped tail, eyespots, bright markings, mid-tone eye, dark mask
Rare traits none
Morph none
Nature Features daffodil 'mount hood' (Narcissus 'Mount Hood'), primrose (Primula vulgaris)
Biome developed
ownership Intgoti
designer Intgoti

*Notes
• "dead tree" sounds more forest than developed, would you be open to changing it to imply something more man made? maybe extending it to a yard the tree is in, or an orchard perhaps, or implying it's a cut down tree would help reign it in!
• at the moment the brighter pink markings are leaning into bright marking territory! Since you don't have room in your traits list for another trait, I would suggest toning down the color or swapping the trait out for another. Unless you have a voucher to use for it, of course!
• The accent markings will need to be blended a bit more without the bold markings trait, particularly on the tail (blending should go more than halfway up the tail!)
• Eyes also look more bright than mid-tone, as mid-tone eyes should not create so much contrast against the body! Making it more muted would bring it back to the mid-tone territory. <:

Please reply with your final masterlist image, thank you!
Intgoti's avatar

<3


Alright, I changed a few things.

Hope this is better now. I took away the socks for now since I really want that saturated pink in her fluff. So that would be bright markings then.

I made the eyes less saturated and a bit darker and blendet the markings more. Let me know if this is okay or needs more working!

Ty!

NavuMLr

ID

Origin traveler

Nature outgoing

Boundary "dead tree with a swing" (would that work?) or if that's not good, I think "Overgrown vegtable garden" would be fine too :)

Size middling

Uncommon traits cropped tail, eyespots, bright markings, mid-tone eye, dark mask

Rare traits none

Morph none

Nature Features daffodil 'mount hood' (Narcissus 'Mount Hood'), primrose (Primula vulgaris)

Biome developed

ownership Intgoti

designer Intgoti

erasvita's avatar
Overgrown vegetable garden is perfect! Edited that and the bright markings into the ID above c:

Everything looks perfect now! Thank you so much for making those changes for me - they're such a soft looking kid. ;o; is this image masterlist ready?
Intgoti's avatar

Alright!


Of course!

Thanks for your work! I'm so happy that I was able to make her!

And yes, this image is ml-ready!

erasvita's avatar

I'm happy you were, too! she's lovely c:

adding her to the queue!

erasvita's avatar
Congratulations gardensprouts!! You've won a springtime MYO from our 2020 Wellspring Equinox raffle!

This is a Spirited tier MYO which allows for up to 5 uncommon traits and 2 nature features, and 1 of those nature features must be either cherry blossom (Prunus) or daffodil (Narcissus).
Please reply to this comment with your MYO's ID and concept sketch for review. Thank you~!
gardensprouts's avatar

Alrighty, here's my design!

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ID

Origin: trespasser

Nature: frightening

Boundary: abandoned apartment

Size: tall

Uncommon traits: bright markings, stripes and spots

Rare traits: bright mask (using a voucher)

Morph: rock

Nature Features: Paperwhite, chrysotile

Biome: Developed

accessories: glass vase (using a voucher)

ownership: gardensprouts

designer: gardensprouts


Vouchers: https://www.deviantart.com/comments/61/813049173/4796120798 I think that should be three vouchers used on this (small accessory and rare trait)

erasvita's avatar

Ahh what a fun kid!


ID

Origin trespasser

Nature frightening

Boundary abandoned apartment

Size tall

Uncommon traits eyespots*, bright markings, stripes, spots

Rare traits bright mask

Accessories glass vase*

Morph rock

Nature Features paperwhite, chrysotile

Biome developed

ownership @gardensprouts

designer @gardensprouts


*notes

• added on eyespots for the placement of the spot around the eye!

• their rocks at the moment have a bit of a cut appearance (the smooth tops/bottoms) - while mineral nature features are supposed to have a raw, unpolished appearance! Would you mind giving them rougher-looking edges?

• the vase is looking like a large accessory, it's hard to tell since so much of it is hidden by the body but it looks roughly the same size as their midsection, or roughly 50% of their body size! You could either use another voucher (so 4 total) to make it a large accessory, or downscale it just a bit for it to count as a small accessory c:


Everything else is perfect! If you have any questions I'd be happy to help, otherwise please reply with your final masterlist image!

gardensprouts's avatar
Littol Boy

Here it is! I'm fine with using 4 vouchers, and I hope I made the rocks rough enough?

erasvita's avatar

Aah thank you for being patient! Thank you, this looks good to me now! 4 vouchers have been redeemed (2 for rare trait, 2 for large accessory)


Adding them to the queue! (if this isn't their ml let me know!)

erasvita's avatar
Congratulations FeliineArts!! You've won a springtime MYO from our 2020 Wellspring Equinox raffle!

This is a Spirited tier MYO which allows for up to 5 uncommon traits and 2 nature features, and 1 of those nature features must be either cherry blossom (Prunus) or daffodil (Narcissus).
Please reply to this comment with your MYO's ID and concept sketch for review. Thank you~!
FeliineArts's avatar
  • origin: traveler

  • nature: fragile

  • boundary: zen garden

  • biome: developed

  • size: mere

  • uncommon; cropped tail, eye spots, bright markings, false ears

  • nature features: weeping cherry (prunus kiku-shidare-zakura)

Kiku

Just a question, I have a few vouchers from past events, could I use a few of them on this one? c:

erasvita's avatar

They're beautiful, and yes, you can! Everything looks good to me, so just let me know what you'd like to add so I can make it final for you c:

FeliineArts's avatar

I want to add two ladybug familiars! I have all 5 vouchers from here https://www.deviantart.com/comments/61/813049173/4796116133

And this to be the final ML ^^

Kikulady
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