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Comish - Furious Claws by TwilightSaint
Comish - Furious Claws
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Flat coloured commission for :iconjackson-blue: , featuring his Hinderhound character, Cablin!

I'm really happy with how far I've come with dogs, wolves, foxes, and the like.  I can canine! :B  But seriously, this guy was fun to do!  I loved working on the details on his snarly face, and love the mid-air, mid-slash pose!  The red markings on his body are actually glowing magical veins.

Thanks, Jackson!  Hope you like!
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Weekly Update - Stranded, Illness, Fursuits, Art

Journal Entry: Mon Mar 2, 2015, 11:47 AM
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Salam, all!

Plan of the Week - 02MAR-08MAR
-Instrument Flight Training COMPLETE
-Stranded Out of Town!
-Weird Illness
-Fursuiting...
-Art & Upcoming Commission Openings


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-Instrument Flight Training COMPLETE


Yes, it is my pleasure to finally announce that I am free and CLEAR of my instrument flight phase of training!  As many of you know, this phase began in the beginning of 2015 and has kept me down and out for the past good two months, intense as it was.  To give you a better idea just how intense, take a four-year degree in aviation PLUS all of the years of training that professional commercial pilots take to get their ratings, then take away all the GPS and PAR approaches and the auto-pilot programs that they use, cram that all into a matter of a few weeks and then throwing me into a plane, and it's either pass or fail, no 'grades' allotted.  That's what I just went through.

Needless to say, I'm very proud that I've passed, and I silently scoff at every commercial jet that flies over my place, knowing just how literally easy those blokes have it.

My next phase of training begins tomorrow, and is visual navigation, i.e; training for bombing runs!  Literally.  Just without the explosives.  This phase is only a couple weeks long, and is far less intense than instruments.  (Phew.)  Following this, I'll either go crew flight, or formation, depending on if I get assigned a land- or sea-based squadron directly following primary.  Honestly, I'm hoping for land-based.  Wish me luck!


~~~

-Stranded Out of Town!

Now, there's a very good reason that I tend to give commissioners a heads up for a potentially long wait time and always mention 'barring any training delays' when it comes to my being able to do art.  Case in point, I got stranded out of town for a couple days last week!  It was okay, no emergencies or broken planes, just bad weather.  A convective SIGMET decided to park itself over the entire half of the state where my home base is located, and in training aircraft, it's not legal to fly into a SIGMET, (way too risky.)  

So myself and five other pairs of students and instructors were standed, haha.  Amazingly, we were able to nab hotel rooms at the last minute, but then it was a mad scramble to buy toothbrushes and fresh socks and plan for our new flight routes up north and back to transverse the bad IFR conditions at lower altitudes.  All in all, I guess it was a good experience.  Kind of like an unplanned cross-country.  Would I like to do it again?  Nah.

Unfortunately, this does mean that commissions got shoved back accordingly, as the whole half of last week and this weekend was pretty much shot for art time.  But, luckily, like I said, my next training phase isn't as crazy, so I'll be able to make up for this delay in no time at all.  Thanks for y'all's patience!

Life of a Naval aviator, guys.


~~~

-Weird Illness

I usually don't try to update my journals on more 'personal' things like this, but I feel that this could potentially affect commission wait times, so I felt I should bring it up.  Sssshh, don't tell the flight doc!

I'm not really sick, I just...have this weird thing going on with my internal guts.  I had a similar thing happen a few years ago, and I'm 90% sure it's just stress-related and will heal up on its own soon.  But I'm in a decent amount discomfort and it kind of doesn't let me concentrate on things very well, art included.  I won't go into details, but there's a fair amount of unusual bleeding involved, which has me mildly concerned.  But again, I think this is the same exact thing I had happen before, and it should clear up here pretty soon.  Just wanted to give commissioners especially a heads up in case I do need to swing a day or two at medical.


~~~

-Fursuiting...

For those who follow me on Tumblr, ( twilightsaint.tumblr.com/ ,) you may have already seen my video of Sniper, the Kestrel Angel Dragon!  I have a couple videos on Tumblr and also my YouTube channel here: www.youtube.com/user/TwilightS…  .

I had the chance to debut him at a local con for a little while this weekend, and let me tell you what, it was a blast!  Some prime fursuiting, and I was pleasantly surprised that some people actually recognized his species and my username!  (It was like a general anime/sci-fi con, not a furry con.)  I was suiting with my local bro SmellyGoats and also XerisTheGryphon, SammySkunk, Nate, and a few others!  (Shoot me y'all's usernames if I didn't include ya already!)

Also got some great pics and video of Sniper, courtesy of Vext and Sammy, so expect those coming up soon!  I'm also planning an Ultimate Reference Sheet as well as a feral form for Sniper, so stay tuned! ^^

And, I would love to get into fursuit dancing...  Those of you who have accompanied me to cons know that I'm always headed to the dances, floor wars, and even preliminaries - fursuit dancing just blows my mind.  If anyone wants to challenge me to a dance-off, throw your link in my face and let me know! B)


~~~

-Art & Upcoming Commission Openings

There's really not much I can say about upcoming openings except for that I'm reallllly hoping to open a new batch by the end of this month.  Again, instrument training and getting stranded really stunted my progress.  As y'all may recall, I had planned on opening a batch back in the beginning of January, but I've just been swamped and never got the chance, unfortunately.  

I am still planning on my next batch being more piece- and species-specific, again, some new icon options, chibis, and I'm thinking Sergals, avians, and insect characters, just to throw out a few species I'll have spots open for.

But again, in regards to regular commissions, shoot me a note if you have something in mind!  I'm usually open for just about everything, with the exceptions of complex reference sheets without a preexisting visual ref, multi-character scenes, and super detailed backgrounds.  Wait time for everything is still about 1-2 months, like I said, barring any training delays. ;)  But that wait time is usually on the shorter side.  Just, again, I can never plan for when a SIGMET will throw off my flight plans. :P


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Questions, comments, concerns?  Comment here or note me!

Two block, FOXTROT!
:icontwilightsaint:
~~~

Want to learn more about Muzafr?

Check out her reference sheet here! twilightsaint.deviantart.com/a…
  • Mood: Tired
  • Listening to: Skyrim Soundtrack
  • Reading: VNAV FTI
  • Watching: The Office
  • Playing: Flight Rising
  • Eating: Saag Paneer
  • Drinking: Prune Juice
Paw Comish - Sky High Talons by TwilightSaint
Paw Comish - Sky High Talons
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Realistic shaded paw icon commission done of a beautiful dragoness!

I'm, like, super happy with how these talons turned out! It's really not too often I get to work with a green character, and for some reason her particular hues made me think of valleys. And what better place for a dragon to be than soaring over some lovely valleys in high afternoon?

Thanks!
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Weekly Update - Stranded, Illness, Fursuits, Art

Journal Entry: Mon Mar 2, 2015, 11:47 AM
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  • Links to my other accounts

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twilightsaint.deviantart.com/a…


~~~

Salam, all!

Plan of the Week - 02MAR-08MAR
-Instrument Flight Training COMPLETE
-Stranded Out of Town!
-Weird Illness
-Fursuiting...
-Art & Upcoming Commission Openings


~~~

-Instrument Flight Training COMPLETE


Yes, it is my pleasure to finally announce that I am free and CLEAR of my instrument flight phase of training!  As many of you know, this phase began in the beginning of 2015 and has kept me down and out for the past good two months, intense as it was.  To give you a better idea just how intense, take a four-year degree in aviation PLUS all of the years of training that professional commercial pilots take to get their ratings, then take away all the GPS and PAR approaches and the auto-pilot programs that they use, cram that all into a matter of a few weeks and then throwing me into a plane, and it's either pass or fail, no 'grades' allotted.  That's what I just went through.

Needless to say, I'm very proud that I've passed, and I silently scoff at every commercial jet that flies over my place, knowing just how literally easy those blokes have it.

My next phase of training begins tomorrow, and is visual navigation, i.e; training for bombing runs!  Literally.  Just without the explosives.  This phase is only a couple weeks long, and is far less intense than instruments.  (Phew.)  Following this, I'll either go crew flight, or formation, depending on if I get assigned a land- or sea-based squadron directly following primary.  Honestly, I'm hoping for land-based.  Wish me luck!


~~~

-Stranded Out of Town!

Now, there's a very good reason that I tend to give commissioners a heads up for a potentially long wait time and always mention 'barring any training delays' when it comes to my being able to do art.  Case in point, I got stranded out of town for a couple days last week!  It was okay, no emergencies or broken planes, just bad weather.  A convective SIGMET decided to park itself over the entire half of the state where my home base is located, and in training aircraft, it's not legal to fly into a SIGMET, (way too risky.)  

So myself and five other pairs of students and instructors were standed, haha.  Amazingly, we were able to nab hotel rooms at the last minute, but then it was a mad scramble to buy toothbrushes and fresh socks and plan for our new flight routes up north and back to transverse the bad IFR conditions at lower altitudes.  All in all, I guess it was a good experience.  Kind of like an unplanned cross-country.  Would I like to do it again?  Nah.

Unfortunately, this does mean that commissions got shoved back accordingly, as the whole half of last week and this weekend was pretty much shot for art time.  But, luckily, like I said, my next training phase isn't as crazy, so I'll be able to make up for this delay in no time at all.  Thanks for y'all's patience!

Life of a Naval aviator, guys.


~~~

-Weird Illness

I usually don't try to update my journals on more 'personal' things like this, but I feel that this could potentially affect commission wait times, so I felt I should bring it up.  Sssshh, don't tell the flight doc!

I'm not really sick, I just...have this weird thing going on with my internal guts.  I had a similar thing happen a few years ago, and I'm 90% sure it's just stress-related and will heal up on its own soon.  But I'm in a decent amount discomfort and it kind of doesn't let me concentrate on things very well, art included.  I won't go into details, but there's a fair amount of unusual bleeding involved, which has me mildly concerned.  But again, I think this is the same exact thing I had happen before, and it should clear up here pretty soon.  Just wanted to give commissioners especially a heads up in case I do need to swing a day or two at medical.


~~~

-Fursuiting...

For those who follow me on Tumblr, ( twilightsaint.tumblr.com/ ,) you may have already seen my video of Sniper, the Kestrel Angel Dragon!  I have a couple videos on Tumblr and also my YouTube channel here: www.youtube.com/user/TwilightS…  .

I had the chance to debut him at a local con for a little while this weekend, and let me tell you what, it was a blast!  Some prime fursuiting, and I was pleasantly surprised that some people actually recognized his species and my username!  (It was like a general anime/sci-fi con, not a furry con.)  I was suiting with my local bro SmellyGoats and also XerisTheGryphon, SammySkunk, Nate, and a few others!  (Shoot me y'all's usernames if I didn't include ya already!)

Also got some great pics and video of Sniper, courtesy of Vext and Sammy, so expect those coming up soon!  I'm also planning an Ultimate Reference Sheet as well as a feral form for Sniper, so stay tuned! ^^

And, I would love to get into fursuit dancing...  Those of you who have accompanied me to cons know that I'm always headed to the dances, floor wars, and even preliminaries - fursuit dancing just blows my mind.  If anyone wants to challenge me to a dance-off, throw your link in my face and let me know! B)


~~~

-Art & Upcoming Commission Openings

There's really not much I can say about upcoming openings except for that I'm reallllly hoping to open a new batch by the end of this month.  Again, instrument training and getting stranded really stunted my progress.  As y'all may recall, I had planned on opening a batch back in the beginning of January, but I've just been swamped and never got the chance, unfortunately.  

I am still planning on my next batch being more piece- and species-specific, again, some new icon options, chibis, and I'm thinking Sergals, avians, and insect characters, just to throw out a few species I'll have spots open for.

But again, in regards to regular commissions, shoot me a note if you have something in mind!  I'm usually open for just about everything, with the exceptions of complex reference sheets without a preexisting visual ref, multi-character scenes, and super detailed backgrounds.  Wait time for everything is still about 1-2 months, like I said, barring any training delays. ;)  But that wait time is usually on the shorter side.  Just, again, I can never plan for when a SIGMET will throw off my flight plans. :P


~~~

Questions, comments, concerns?  Comment here or note me!

Two block, FOXTROT!
:icontwilightsaint:
~~~

Want to learn more about Muzafr?

Check out her reference sheet here! twilightsaint.deviantart.com/a…
  • Mood: Tired
  • Listening to: Skyrim Soundtrack
  • Reading: VNAV FTI
  • Watching: The Office
  • Playing: Flight Rising
  • Eating: Saag Paneer
  • Drinking: Prune Juice

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Muzafr
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!السلام عليكم
Assalam alaikum!
Hey guys, TwilightSaint here! Welcome to my page!
You can call me Twilight, Saint, TwilightSaint,
Muzafr, Muzafrudin, Judean Desert Dragon,
Desert Dragon, or the Chin Dragon!
I am the original Chin Dragon.

A big shout-out here to all Watchers, Commenters, and Favouriters, current and new! All the support and feedback is very appreciated!

I'm am a self-taught artist focusing primarily in digital art.
My preferred genre is fantasy and historical fantasy. I am an avid history buff and student, focusing in the Crusades and Islamic history.
Along with my art and studies, I love traveling, specifically in Outremer, and can speak Arabic. I hope to relocate to and live in Jerusalem in the future.
I am active duty military and am currently in training to become a fighter pilot.

Sites that I'm a member of:
twilightsaint.deviantart.com
www.furaffinity.net/user/twili…
www.weasyl.com/~twilightsaint
twilightsaint.tumblr.com/
flightrising.com/main.php?p=la…
www.youtube.com/user/TwilightS…
www.livestream.com/twilightsai…
PhotoBucket (Private Account - used for sending WIPS to commissioners.)
FurBuy (Private Account - used for browsing)

* Questions, comments, concerns? Please come to me directly to discuss it. *

"Wallah, let me be fast and accurate.
Let my aim be straight and true
And my hand faster
Than those who seek to destroy me.
Grant me victory over my foes
And those that wish to do harm to me and mine.
Let not my last thought be,
'If only I had my gun.'
Wallah, if today is truly
The day that you call me home,
Let me die
In a deep pile of brass."
Interests

Sniper is home! Videooo! www.youtube.com/watch?v=7flc37… 

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10 deviants said Who is Sniper, you ask?
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5 deviants said He is my new super adorb fursuit! Just arrived this morning.
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4 deviants said He is a \'Kestrel\' Angel Dragon!
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4 deviants said Hope y\'all are doing well! :D Have a good weekend!
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2 deviants said You can find his debut video here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7flc37…
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1 deviant said In the meantime, I just posted a new bad@$$ pilot selfie, PLUS Muzafr! twilightsaint.tumblr.com/
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1 deviant said Weekly update will come this weekend, plus incoming art!
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No deviants said If you\'ll be in Pensacon this weekend, you can find me there!

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SpartanNumber029 Featured By Owner 6 hours ago  Student Writer
Hey, I hadn't realized I haven't watched you here on dA yet - and now, I am! :iconfurrydanceplz:
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stormwind17 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Teach my your ways oh great one XD
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DownUnderStudios Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Professional Filmographer
Your artwork reminds me a lot of Dolphy, however you both have very unique styles; keep up the amazing work and continue to inspire!
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SkyfireDragon Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015   Artisan Crafter
Thank you for the Fave, Muzafr! :) (Smile)
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Krukova Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
oi, I am studying Islamic History, I hope someday to join the IDF, but i dont know if they will allow an American to join
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