Made some minor changes in my life which has lead to sudden brisk progress with open commissions. For those still waiting you have my deepest thanks for the patience you've shown while I find a balance between my productivity and sanity. Long story short, too much of the meds that made me not care about anxiety triggers also made me not care about a lot of other things, among which included my productivity. I'd also given up on caffeine and nicotine, but no stimulants meant my ADHD flew out of control, also killing productivity. Dialed back on both changes a bit, and while I'm a bit jittery at times, I seem a lot better able to focus.
So apparently the new version of Clip Studio Paint (Manga Studio's successor) has an experimental feature that lets you throw a few blobs of color on your line-art, hit a button, and then the AI will use the colors you splotched down to color the rest of the line-art, even coloring the lines themselves if you want.
One side of my brain is yelling how this is lazy and you'll never get a perfect representation of what you really want, and the other is screaming, "Holy shit! I could knock commissions out in two-thirds of the time!" This is especially tempting for me given how, while I always do my absolute best at it, I've never been that inves
Wrist is feeling better. Still wearing a brace for any computer activity, but I can at least draw again on a semi-regular basis.
Added a long-overdue and very NSFW image to my Patreon at the $1 tier. It's just pencils that took me the better part of a day, but it's something that will never be shown on Deviantart (especially after the recent crackdown on anything even vaguely suggestive). I want to try doing one or two of these exclusives a month until the backlog of commissions is cleared up, and them maybe once a week after.
On that subject, my thanks for the patience those still waiting on commissions have shown. Your stuff is definitely