- Listening to: Jeff playing Nazi Zombies
- Eating: ...Corn nuts...lol weird.
- Drinking: Coffee <3
Sorry for my absence!Hello friends,
It's been a surprisingly busy summer for us keeping my little girl amused while I'm not at work. I'm still on medical leave for vertigo, despite the condition getting better and being at a fairly manageable level now. I still get dizzy spells; usually triggered by looking up, but it isnt like it was before. It's no longer a constant, drunk-spins kind of feeling, thank god. I do have a specialist appointment in November and my doctor has ordered an MRI but I'm not sure when I will get that yet, sooner than November for sure.
We went away last week for 10 days, so I havent been on DA since we got back on the 6th. I plan on dedicating this week to commissions that are outstanding.
Thank you for your patience!
RPG ThoughtssssssI think I started writing on rpgs when i was about 14 years old. I'm 29 now and my writing is recently on hiatus but thats like.. a long ass time being around rpgs. I've been through years of complaints and site activity slumps and I always found it a bit funny when someone has a beef with a particular site so they set out to make a fresh, new, exciting rpg that wont have any of the problems the other rpgs have!!! Theres nothing wrong with making new sites. All the best to you, honestly, I freaking love seeing new sites!! The more the merrier!!
But please dont fool yourself into thinking your new site will be more welcoming and that your site wont have the same kind of problems as the one you left. Because let me whisper something to you.......
its not the site.
its the members.
And I dont mean specific members in particular. I mean just.. us.. as human beings. We bring shit. We bring problems. We form cliches of all types (popular cliche, debbie downer cliche, complainer cliche
Commission Prices (Open..ish)Open on tentative basis for the month of June. Please PM with your commission proposal, be as specific as possible and supply reffs. Some characters may be too complex for me to feel like tackling at this time. I'm able to open commissions this month due to illness, so any even remotely stressful characters may be declined. (This is NOT a reflection of your character, I just know what I struggle with!)
Canadian Currency | Paypal: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full manipulation: $70 for an extremely basic character. $75 for a standard character. $80 for more complex character (lots of feathers/antlers/items/ect)
Sig manip: $50
Digital drawing: $45
To do List (June 27/18)Full manip for Carosella - unpaid
2x Full manips,
1 Digital drawingf
Vertigo means more artHello friends!
You may see a bit more of me around DA lately. Unfortunately I developed an inner ear infection that is fucking me RIGHT up. I've seen 3 doctors and a chiropractor who all agree this is a virus and it just needs to run its course. I missed 4 days of work last week, tried to go to work yesterday, attempted to lift a dog into the truck, got a bad case of the vertigo, fell forward, dropped the dog (dog was ok! I did cry though because I felt bad lol), looked like a drunken idiot on the side of the road and was too ill to drive after. Another officer had to come allllll the way from their city to drive me back; it was all very embarrassing. It's been 9 days with it and hasnt shown any signs of going away. I applied for EI today and officially have a month off because no one can tell me approximately how long this will last...
This is a really really shitty situation, of course it had to happen at the same time we are trying to sell our vacant house in Edmonton that we
Parenting fail2 weeks ago I watched "The Ritual".............................with my 3 year old.
Ok I have been wanting to watch this for a long time on Netflix and I never end up watching it because by the time my kid passes out I also pass out. So one Sunday I um..
I watched it with her.
In my extremely feeble defense she LOVES scary movies but I mean this was next level scary. I am still seeing the monster in every forest I so much as even glance at. And I'm old.
Come on, that monster is EPIC. If you dont get to watching it at least google "The Ritual Monster" and you will see just how fucking terrible I am.
Surprisingly she hasnt had any issues. No nightmares, nothing. But me!? Man... I am suffering some mega mom guilt and.. I may have had a nightmare or two lmao.
If you have not yet seen it go see it on Netflix. I mean, if you dig sick monsters. But DON'T WATCH IT WITH YOUR KID. It's very gory and I'm pretty much the worst mom ever. I did cover her eyes for some of it but I'm still the w
Character for Sale (price lowered)Meredes
I absolutely LOVE this character. I adore her design, I think it's beautiful. I'm so hesitant to part with her, but I cant seem to get into her personality and my family just got slammed with some very expensive bills. If you purchase her, you receive ownership of art and you're welcome to use her personality and description if you like.
Offered for Sale: $135.00 CDN obo
Her first impression is one of loveliness, softness, gentleness, the way that she moves is easy, unhurried, is each is step she takes is one that she has placed a thousand times. Her words are measured, each sentence well thought before they leave her tongue, articulated and poised, to the point of near painful strictness. Her eyes are so often downcast in thought, that when she does look up to you you will see her with startling clarity, the gravity of her mind and the harsh strength of her spirit
Tablet issues again. HeeeellppppI am getting really
sick of wacom and these constant random driver issues
when i draw there's no pen pressue and it glitches out. ive tried re installing the drivers and restarting the wacom professional services thing as well as changing the service from automatic to manual.
When its plugged in, the computer bleeps like it recognizes it, but the wacom tablet icon isnt in the task bar - as if it isnt there, and when i go to wacom tablet properties it says "the driver is not responding" which is different from the usual "driver not found" notice that i have had in the past. I cant seem to find a tutorial to fix this particular problem online.
Its an Inuos CTH-680. Any ideas? Contacted wacom support 3 days ago but no response yet -.-
WHILE IM AT IT. Any tablet suggestions that WONT give me these annoying fucking problems all the time?
Toyhouse codes for sale/trade [OPEN]I got Premium on Toyhouse, so I can generate two codes per week to give away.
Feel free to offer USD, Points, art, gfx; I'm open to all offers, however please note that I reserve the right to refuse!
USD > Points > Art *> Other
*For art offers I will hold the code for you for 2 weeks max, unless you can give me an exact date on when you can complete it. This means that I may not have readily available codes if you finish my artwork later than the agreed date, and will have to wait until I have more codes available.
Comment below if you'd like to offer!
For those of you who don't know, Toyhouse is a community for collaborative character creation and trading, worldbuilding and roleplay.
It is currently in invite alpha, meaning you cannot register without a code.
Proof that I'm legit:
Feel free to take a look at my Toyhouse for a sneak peek at
Some quick recognition tipsI remember it can be quite tough to gain recognition on DeviantArt when you first start out. It's a massive website with so many features and ways to interact! When I started out, I was lucky to have a friend of mine giving me a little shoutout in their journal, which gained me my first couple of watchers. I'll do the same in this journal for some new Deviants I found that have really cool galleries, and I thought of giving a couple of tips as well on gaining recognition:
~ TIPS ~
Loads of interaction! DeviantArt is considered a social media website as well as an art site, and offers many more tools for interaction, feedback, and commenting than Twitter/Instagram/Tumblr ever will! Use it wisely If you want to receive comments, and have people view your art, you have to put some effort in yourself as well. Comment on other people's artwork, +fav it, +watch those you really like, keep communicating. Try interacting with other new ar
[CLOSED] COMMISSION SLOTSA COUNTDOWN TIMER TO OPENING MY COMMISSIONS
I hope you all are doing well
I'm opening a few commissions slots right now. But as I promised to some of you, they all are "first come - first serve slots". Also, commissioners would be added to my "To-do list" in the order they took the slot, which means that the one who took the slot first would get his order finished first. This time it'll take me from one to four weeks to finish your commission (depends on your number on my "To-do list"). It might take longer as my schedule is unstable ^_^' But if I need a lot of extra time I will definitely tell you.
YOU CAN ONLY TAKE A SLOT WHEN THE TITLE OF THIS JOURNAL SAYS "OPEN"
NOTICE - 1: One slot - one drawing
16 Examples of how NOT to Pitch a LoglineI joined a Twitter dealie where you pitch to agents over Twitter, and I swear I learned more in one day about pitching than I have reading any number of how-to-write books.
A logline is a one sentence pitch of your story. It can be used on Twitter, but it's also used in person as an elevator pitch. It's the distilled essence of stakes, story, and character. Some people find it frustrating and intimidating, but I find it easier to do a logline than a query.
I got a few bites from agents, so I was quite pleased. I gained a lot of sympathy for them around 3 in the afternoon, though. Every pitch starts looking the same, and the really, really stupid ones start standing out. Some suffer from bad metaphors, bland stakes, or simple incomprehensibility. I've got 16 examples right here for you, so if any of your loglines look like these, you may want to consider a rewrite. (Incidentally, don't post your own loglines for my perusal. I'm not going to sit here and tell a bunch of people they
RWBY 3.0 - Story
Huzzah, new story for #RWBY 3.0 is up - "Reality"
This is will be broken down into 3 chapters, with chapter I available now
Hello Friends New and Old!Hey gang! This entry's been a long time coming and I've got a lot of ground to cover, so let's just jump in!
First off, to whoever got me the core membership: THANK YOU!! Your kindness was a big factor in my decision to be more active on dA again. That was a wonderful present so much gratitude and hugs. Wow.
NEW FOLLOWERS (and curious onlookers!)
Welcome! Welcome! And thank you so much for your interest in my work. Regardless of what got you here, I really appreciate your time and energy. I've gotten a lot of questions about my work, views, and all sorts of other stuff. Since I've been away for a while, I'm gonna do an FAQ in a week or two to get you guys up to speed. I did want to give you folks a shout-out though since I know there's been an influx with some of my older work making the rounds again. I'm very grateful to have you here.
Now, to my longtime friends here: You're are probably wondering "Where have you been, K-Bo?" Wow. Where to start... Without getting into to
Hyper-Surreal Fractal Chess Set - The GAMEThe 3D PRINTED
The Project I have been working on subconsciously for years, which I mentioned in my previous post is now finished.
--- The Hyper Surreal Fractalic Mystical Chess set - My Masterpieces ---
The full set is a play in 7 acts about humanity, the evolution and the quest for knowledge through enlightenment and superfluity until the day when mankind finally became the plague of the planet.
A chess set immensely more surreal than Max Ernsts, Marcel Duchamps and Dalís sets.
Chess was made to be played with pieces of pure fractal mathematics, I now know that!
- Louis XIV as the Gardens of Versailles -
- Maria Theresa while wearing The Hall of Mir
YouTube stuff + Update stuffSo, things are little bit hectic right now, and YouTube has been giving me a bit of hassle lately. I seem to have been losing subscribers since my last stream on my main channel, with a very big loss on my last Animated Atrocities upload, which is worrying, especially because any theory that I've had towards the numbers doesn't fit all of the evidence. (If people were getting sick of me talking about Growing Around stuff, then I should have had a positive turnaround when I uploaded an Animated Atrocities video). Add to that that like every single video this year has been copyright claimed, and let's just say that things have been discouraging as of late.
Other than that, I'm trying to stay optimistic, although the hot summer is making that a little bit difficult. But, some stuff that's coming up I guess. Most importantly is my Animated Atrocity review - with the upcoming Rugrats reboot, it's time to tackle Angelica and Suzie Preschool Daze, that show there that lasted four episo
700 Watchers Contest //POINT PRIZES//Woo!
I never thought i'd get 700+ watchers this quickly!!!
First off I would just love to say "Thank You" to all of you! thank you so much for supporting me!!! Active watcher or not i dont care!
Alright, so....I'm making a contest!!!
I made a lot before but I had to cancel most of them,,,,Really sorry about that oof
anyways,,, make sure to read everything please! it's really important,,,if you don't I'll have to remind you- (i wont do things like unaccept your entry or disqualify you,,im not that mean XD)
Aight, lets start with the contest!!!
I just want you to draw some characters
Mostly my main character, which is Rubii
Her flat colors are in the description! please check them out
and some other characters from here!
-Draw her in different outfits (I'd love that!)
-Draw her in mild gore *
(Pastel Gore, Candy Gore, Flower Gore, e