Salam all!The TL;DR:
-Thanks for all the support on my last journal
-In flight school limbo
-YCH pieces and slots opening soon!
-Where are the Anthrocon pictures?!
-MORE?! What else could there possibly be?!
This journal is more or less to bump that other one off my page. *slams fists on the table* Long story short, I had a bad week, and what I was really hoping would be a relaxing, decompressing weekend turned into a couple awful, stressful days. Thanks a bunch to everyone who commented - I read all the comments, and the support is so appreciated - it's so wonderful to know I got you guys. <3
So! Today I'm in a bit less bad mood, and here's hoping that tomorrow will either stay the same or get better.*Training Limbo
Training-wise, I have no updates. I didn't even get a response to my email to see about bumping my flight school start date...has me a little ehhh on what to expect... So I don't feel any better about that than I did before the weekend. And I'm kind of at the point where I just throw my hands in the air and my keffiyeh to the wind and shout, 'Screw it! I'm ready for whatever the hell is about to happen next. Whatever the hell that may be!' *kicks the nearest aircraft*Be the leaf!*Commission Openings?
Following from above, since I have no idea when I'm going to get locked in the cockpit, I therefore have no idea when and what my next commission openings will be, yay! I do wish I could offer some more solid information concerning this, since I have been getting a lot of questions, but ehhh. I'm in a really, really unusual situation in my life right now, and I thank you all for being patient with me, really. (Then again, being an artist and Naval Officer and Aviator is kind of an unusual combination, so I shouldn't really be that surprised.)
If you have an idea for a commission! Feel free to note me. Really.
I can say that the things I am 100% closed for indefinitely are multi-character pieces and Ultimate Ref Sheets. Things that I am 70% closed for are character designs, depending on the complexity of the character and the level of how precise I need to be, or how much artistic liberty I'll be given. (Due to time restraints, I'll of course be more apt to take on the latter than the former, since it will take less time.)
Things I am 100% OPEN for are icons, sketches, line-art, flats, and various other single-character pieces. I am almost always open for smaller-ish pieces, but if you'd like a cell, soft cell, gradient, or realistic piece, feel free to poke me! I have been able to take on the majority of these that people have come forward to ask me about. The major things that make me have to decline these types of pieces are lack of a visual reference, unable to send references or payment immediately, and super-complex scenes and backgrounds. Again, due to time restraints and all of the things I have elaborated on in detail in this journal:twilightsaint.deviantart.com/j…
(I recommend reading this if you have not already! If you ask me why I'm busy or can't do a certain piece, I'll explain and then will simply direct you to that journal for even more comprehensive information.)
I am planning on opening some very small batches, and soon... As usual, these batches are typically unannounced and are first-come, first-served. But just because I've closed a batch doesn't mean I may not be able to do something for you. So don't be discouraged if you don't catch a slot the first time around! If you really, really want a piece and are ready to roll, that's actually the ideal time, (right after a batch,) to note me with your idea because that means I have some time in my schedule to take on some pieces! *waves arms like crazy**Upcoming YCH Pieces!
I have really, really enjoyed the past three, (three? Yeah,) YCH, (your-character-here,) piece auctions I have held, and I am indeed planning on holding some more! When, you ask? This week! I may post my next one tonight or tomorrow, I'll have to see.
What are these going to entail? Mainly more feral dragons. Are you guys sick of seeing YCH feral dragons? Is there another species or theme you think I should try out? Let me know, I'm all ears!
I am also, finally, going to open up some 'YCH with My Character' piece auctions! I'm thinking of kicking off my first with Muzafr, or Spirit, my Angel Dragon. I have a couple great ideas for those two, not so much my other characters yet.
If you are considering bidding on a YCH piece from me, stay tuned! All relevant information on how to bid and win will be included in the description of the submission. You are, of course, free to comment or note me with any questions you may have.*Anthrocon Pictures
Kind of a mini-rant, but where are all the pictures from Anthrocon?! I've seen a total of about a half dozen, and those are all taken by two people. Man, last year, within the week, I managed to find a bunch of pictures. And I posed for tons of pictures this year, so I know they're out there and would love to see them! If you happen to come across or have any pictures of me in any of my suits, please let me know! Thanks!*MORE?!
Nah, not really. Other than that I'm very tired and very on edge as of late. Again, more of the nitty-gritty is explained in my previous PSA journal linked above.
Again, I'll be doing my best to keep everyone, (especially current commissioners,) updated on my art status and any delays, training related or otherwise, that may come up. But as I said before, I seriously have no idea what I'll be doing even tomorrow morning. It could be another day, or I could be starting training. So I'm trying to keep as flexible as possible while keeping my head together and staying positive throughout all...the things.
Questions, comments, concerns? Comment here or note me!
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