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I'm wondering why on earth do I even keep a journal for art and graphics if I barely do either anymore? ;^; But yes, me posting means I did do something new! :D Now that I've a new Vaio (yea it's been so long that I've not even mentioned that here...), pshop is working wonderfully and can handle immense files and tons of layers without killing my laptop~ So to commemorate that, me being back in SG, and a brand new year, I decided to up my personal drawing challenge a notch, and do a mini comic!

So what sparked this was a rather unfortunate incident last Friday. Since it was finally the end of a long week, and I was actually looking forward to spending said night drawing or writing so I could rest (i.e. do nothing, like really nothing at all) the day after and start on work on Sunday. But nope, as fate would have it, the light in my room fused so I couldn't see a thing -.-. And since there was no way in hell I was drawing in the living room, hours of tantrums later, my folks got me a massively blinding 60W wall socket light bulb -.-. (Yea, my light bulb is some fancy super thin energy efficient bulb that isn't that easy to find, especially that late at night...) So now semi-blinded by the light from the wall bulb, I decided to draw so I can keep my head turned away from it. And since it caused me quite a bit of grief, why not spin it into a mini comic?

Gotcha! No, it's not featuring me. Why on Earth would I practice drawing myself? To spice things up a little, I decided to swap me and folks out for two of my favourite characters~ That's where my two YGO boys come in! Drawing the boys gives me 1) more incentive to actually see this little challenge through 2) make the incident more interesting without showing how much of a brat I am 3) more incentive to practice perspectives since when I doodle, I sketch cartoon characters and not OCs. The dialogue (excluding their thoughts) are pretty spot on as to what was actually exchanged between me and my folks, although the tone was a little different (i.e. a lot more frustrated on my end). Anyway, click first, read my rants later!


So yea, the boys get a sort of happy/sweet/whatever-it-is ending, while I was stuck with well, not a bad ending, but not the perfect one either. I originally designed the comic in the typical yonkoma style, but decided that my longwinded nature necessitates something that is a little, just a little longer. (Yea, which ended up with three times more panels. Joy.) It didn't help that I drew all the individual panels without planning my paneling beforehand. Despite having a vague idea of how everything was supposed to be placed, I didn't think much about panel shapes or alignment until I finished all the individual panels... Hence the pretty monotonous shapes for almost all the panels, L to R reading despite this being more Asian inspired, and odd insertions of inverse space for borders to break away from the overly traditional style. I didn't consider the inclusion of speech/thought bubbles either, since I'd assumed I can always randomly draw circles or boxes to include them. Seeing how cluttered everything was, I ended up just slapping plain text alone, and honestly I don't think it looks too bad. And it feels amazing to finally use a typical comics font! Oh, and the DA version is 35% of the original piece, so you can imagine the headache I had trying to fit everything into a proper comic format, and also the tons of resizing I had to do for each panel... OTL

I'd a ton of fun doing this piece though! It feels odd to draw again, especially on my tablet after not sitting and drawing properly for over a year... And to do so many panels back-to-back despite their basic formats. The changes in angles and perspectives are on purpose since this is more of a drawing practice than anything else. I'm notoriously bad at consistency in anything (even writing), so this was yet another attempt at trying to improve that... I don't think I succeeded in that respect, since trying to visualise Katsuya's devil of a mop of hair is enough for me to tear my own hair out. On top of that, I tried to vary face shapes a little to differentiate between the boys even more (Seto's face is supposed to be sharper...), but I ended up messing up facial proportions instead /headdesk. I got pretty frustrated at the end and just reverted to my same-face-syndrome-style for the largest panel to make sure the proportions are right OTL. Colouring wise, I think I'm finally a little bolder with shading skin (either that or this new brush set is better xD)~ But I'm still as crap trying to create the illusion of different textures... That said, I'm still worried about overshading (although I perpetually undershade things), especially for the rather unorthodox light source here. Oh well, baby steps I guess.

I'm pretty pleased with how this turned out, especially after not drawing for so long! And even better is how my Katsuya looks a little more recognisable than usual! :'D Although the entire process was pretty tedious since I'm a n00b, the deciding to colour everything on a whim was admittedly not one of my brightest moments, it's a milestone in my drawing journey for sure! It's a ton of fun (I even added a Pokemon cameo just because I can, and also as a play on someone's surname hehe), and a decent tribute for once to my OTP!

Until I decide to draw again, assuming I don't die from my final sem workload...

(Yes, Katsuya's mini bday comic is still unfinished... My style changed again so I'm trying to reconcile them for the last few frames T_T.)

Edit: So I caved and did chibis of the boys and some food items! :D Will do a proper post for them another time... ;_;
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Ahh, I nearly forgot to post this up ><. So I agreed to participate in my club's secret santa earlier in the previous semester. I nearly forgot about it, ending up with me rushing my side of the bargain a day before it's due ><. It was a nice enough drawing practice, although it meant that I couldn't (and still haven't T_T) touched my Jack 'n' Gil piece yet. Colouring was obviously rushed, and the darn Christmas tree took forever to do the lineart for. I should've just coloured it straight instead of lining it first... Poses are a tad awkward since I didn't reference, and background hastily thrown in because I had to rush out for Christmas dinner :X. So here's my end of the trade!


I originally wanted Alfred to just show the Arthur angel ornament to Arthur, but decided at the last minute that I wanted to practice character interaction with other objects ><. So yes, I did draw a larger version of the angel, as you can see here. I only coloured it in after resizing it, so there's no nicely coloured version of it (which is a good thing since I was so pressed for time anyway). Hope the recipient likes it! And in return, i received this lovely gem! (Yes, that is our club's official LJ for trades and whatnot~)

So after that, I thought hey, I'm pretty much done with drawing for the year! I can continue with my WIPs at my own time :D! However, I got a call fro [livejournal.com profile] bulletthestars wo days before the end of the year, asking me to pinch hit a trade before New Year's Day. Apparently, some inconsiderate persons either forgot, or couldn't be bothered to inform the mod of their incompetence/inability to participate, even after being granted extensions. Since I agreed to pinch hit for one person in my application, I was obliged to agree; and 'sides, it didn't have to be elaborate (i.e. I thought I could finish it in-between going out with my folks, dinners, and meeting people).

Unfortunately, I wasn't familiar with the list of series provided by the other party (Vocaloid and One Piece), and I haven't touched CLAMP works in ages (I only know of Cardcaptor Sakura and Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles...), leading me to spend a bit of time looking for references. Better yet, I've no idea if the person was a male or a female, so picking a character was a huge pain ><. Discussed who to draw with Zeen, and finally decided on TRC since it's a lot more recent, and I did follow the series religiously over a couple of years before dropping it. The character I felt most comfortable drawing was Sakura (and 'sides, she ha lovel outfits), so I went ahead with it while forgetting tha I've not drawn a single female character in two years and that's not an exaggeration). So yea, proportions look rather odd but here it is!

I Remember

Mokona looks really un-adorable, I apologise OTL. I wish I could've done a background with large drapes and a lovely stained glass window but hey, I literally had less than half a day to finish it since I was busy the day I got the call, and I'd a New Year's Eve dinner to attend the day after. I literally sent the email out 5 minutes before I left the house. Phew! The recipient was partial enough towards it so mission accomplished! :D Hope she didn't notice that I couldn't find a full body reference of Sakura in this outfit so I just improvised on certain parts ><. Had tons of fun colouring her outfit, and at least she looks kinda like a girl! :D

So with that, I'm disappearing off into my mugger cave in anticipation of the coming semester. Hopefully I'll find time to finish my Twin Whites piece! T_T Until then, and Happy New Year ya'll!
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So here's a quickie before I rush off to prep for my presentation. ._. Should've started sooner I swear. Anyway, I decided to participate in NUSCAS' summer exchange 2 weeks ago, seeing how I figured I won't have any more time to draw once the semester kicks in full force *gulps*. I was happy I got to draw instead of write (seeing how the latter is really dependent on inspiration for me, while I can force myself to draw under most circumstances), especially since it was Byakuya-kun~ :333 I started doodling him when I just started drawing years ago, so I was rather curious as to how I'd draw him now. Unfortunately, googling for his new uniform yielded some... Unpleasant spoilers, but either way, it was lovely to challenge myself to draw a character I love~

Trying a little too hard, perhaps?

I'm surprisingly pleased with how it turned out, seeing how I only spent several hours of 2 separate days drawing and colouring. Admittedly I overestimated the amount of time I had (thus rushing the piece, especially the lineart...), but I was surprised to find how easily I could colour~ :DDD (Sadly, I can't say the same for drawing itself :X.) Wanted to try something a little darker and more emotional, as opposed to my usual 'pick-a-pose-draw-and-colour-without-more-thought' kinda works. In all honestly, I think this was drawn more for me than anyone else; I wanted to see how much bolder I could get with colouring, if I was able to draw a themed piece than just basic sketch, I wanted to do a bit of justice to a character I've held close for over half a decade. I know it could've been a better job, but I'm not going to complain because I'm truly happy that my efforts did a bit more justice to Byakuya than my first attempts years ago.

Decided to draw on a bigger scale to hide untidy lineart, tried a new brush for colouring (think I'll stick to it, I love it to bits), added some sakura petals and semi-gradient + airbrushed the background for more volume. I was contemplating as to whether I should add blood to the image or not, for realism sake (the absence of bloody wounds with sliced up gi? Seriously?). Decided to in the end, but didn't want to overdo it since ummm, I've already shaded the clothes and skin. :X So here's the contrast between the bloodied and non-bloodied versions!

Should've decided before I coloured...

Edit: Apparently the full reveal was posted just as I was typing out this post! :D Click here to view all art and fics! And click here to see what I got in return!

So along the note of improvement in art, I decided to complete DA's improvement meme since it's been... A while since I've started doodling :D.

Maybe I'm not trying enough instead...

I started doodling proper in 2005, so this meme charts my digital pieces until the Bleach one above. It's interesting to see how I still don't really have a fixed style, but it does seem to suggest I like drawing very pointed noses and chins xD. Not sure if that's a good or a bad thing. Some of the pieces are rather... Painful to look at I admit, but I'm deciding to swallow my pride and add them in anyway to show that hey, even with random practices on and off (I swear I draw less than 25 times a year..), you can still improve! So imagine how large the jump will be if you practice even more frequently! :D 

Until whenever~ School work beckons T_T. /presentation is tomorrow. /I'm so screwed.

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Since I thought my schedule was still rather, empty then, I decided to open up requests at TDN after some encouragement from one of the resident artists there. I was worried I wouldn't be able to handle the requests (like before D:) but decided hey, I'm the one taking requests so they should be willing to wait instead of me fretting about churning out requests like a machine D<. Requests have been flooding in but hey, I'm only doing them when I've the time and frankly, doing one a day is kinda pushing it given the amount of other things I've to do.

First 4!


Don't get me wrong, I love drawing and Neopets holds a special place in my heart so I'm happy to give back to the community again. I'm just a tad upset about how my schedule always explodes after I commit to other stuff D:. Woe is me! And I can see quite a bit of improvement in my art so all the more reason I should carry on! 'Sides, when else do I spend a couple of hours rushing out a piece of work? :P Great for learning how to speed draw + colour!

Just before I opened the board, I insisted on making a new forum set :X. I showed one of my forum friend the KaiJou picture I drew and she pretty much went, 'Make a set out of that!!!', which I did in the end :D!



I'm on a simplicity row! xD Concept based on my profile graphic because I'm lazy like that. And I'm out of creative juice D:.

Off to meet Zeen! Until I finish the next bunch of requests!

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With Love

Jul. 3rd, 2011 06:23 pm
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So, a couple of days ago I posted my WIP lineart for a KaiJou picture. I finished colouring it and all last night/this morning but was too lazy tired to post it. Colouring it was great fun to do (as usual xD) but with its own challenges since I picked a 45 degree upper corner lighting angle to work with DDDD:. It looked like a nice angle to play with but it's easy with one person, not with two! I doubt I got the shading right but oh well, I'll just observe light angles more now I guess! But why on earth do they still look better uncoloured? OTL

:3


I'm quite surprised as to how decent this one looks, as compared to my usual half-sketched-half-drawn works! If it looks slightly different from the lineart, it's because I tweaked some mistakes I'd found /fail. Seto was hard to colour because of the additional shadows casted on him by Katsuya. Even his hair didn't spare me any headaches -.-;;. I realised that the less detailed your lineart is, the harder it is to colour something, because you can't smoke your way through by using the lineart to provide shape and volume. Thankfully mullets are easy to visualise and work with so after the first few minutes of hair-tearing, it got progressively better. I can't say the same for both their clothes though. ;A;

After I'd finished colouring the both of them, I figured I might as well do a background to make the image easier for me to work with when I use it for graphics. So being the pathetic person I am, the only background I can do relatively decently without butchering is sky + clouds. Gradient + white brushes of different opacities = win! :D And it allows me to show the source of light so I don't feel that my shading looks oddly awkward T_T. Turned into a 'polaroid' thingum because it looks odd without a border xD. Slapped on some cliché words because I'm lame like that and whee~ I'm done!

As I'd mentioned in my previous post, on rare occasions, I did sketch these two in the past. I recalled being rather happy when I sketched them then so what's more fun than digging up some old works for laughs?


[OLD] [OLLLLLDDDDD] [REAL OLD]



Remind me how on earth did I dare to post them on DA then? xD So yea, practice in anything helps. A LOT. xD Now all I have to do is make sure I don't fail in graphics design X_X.

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Ok, last post before I fly. Really. I can't seem to keep my hands off my tablet or photoshop /sigh. I don't want to draw anything proper either but I still wanted to fiddle around with it so... Compilation of Neopets sketch requests from TDN!


Neo art compilation~


If they look familiar, it's because I posted them here individually after completion. I just decided to lump them together so I can upload them onto my DA. They aren't nice enough to be individually submitted D:. Doodled Elouiah because... I can't doodle Meia. T_T I like drawing the former too so I guess I don't feel that bad? =/ She's just not Meia though...

Random but, can you tell I love drawing draiks? :D Also, this set looks so different from the previous set of requests I did! >x<. Hopefully in a good way though! Until I get back or decide I can't stay away from Pshop!

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Mar. 22nd, 2011 06:17 pm
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Remember how I said this week's kinda a respite for me? Shoot me, for I have a report due next week which I'd forgotten about. So instead of lazing around, I'm having almost daily meetings for it. Again. And my weekends are thus completely burnt since we are meeting up then too. But before I actually remembered that, I thought hey, maybe I should finish up the poster (this was at around 1am btw) and you know, take the rest of the week off. Which made sense to me then since I was suffering from yet another one of my emotional crisis and insomnia. OTL

I know I promised to do a 'half-assed' one since I was in dire need of rest etc but knowing me, as almost everyone else had predicted, I ended up doing a proper poster. What's even better is that this one was completely drawn by yours truly. -.-;; So not a single brush was used (no need for those anyway) and everything else was vectored (on Pshop though, since I am more familiar with it than Illustrator) save for the logos of the sponsors. I managed to finish it by 3.30am or so, which is rather... Quick a time for designing (let alone drawing), even for my standards. This was after I had experimented with my usual designing styles etc. I guess the frustration of not having any inspiration for a proper poster drove me to draw? (Nope, not because I wanted to draw so badly. :P)

Soooo not my usual style xD.


I'm kinda happy with how the whole thing turned out xD. As simple as it is, the 'rising sun' styled lines did help fill up the otherwise plain background. I'd originally wanted to have the items flying out of the bag on top of a rainbow but I realised I cbf xD. So I added this 'cloud' thingum to make it seem as though we can either see through the bag or something. The items look a tad 2D though (since I didn't really bother to do much shading/lighting even on the bag itself :P)... And no, I'm not a fan of NUSSU. It's just that the writing pad and pen inside the pack are from NUSSU. Speaking of what's in the pack, the items drawn pretty much cover all of them. If you can't tell, they are: post-its, Chocomint, Cheezles, Yeo's black soy drink, KitKat, Nescafe, some Dewberry Jam biscuit thingum and the NUSSU pen and writing pad. Overall design's a little plain though, but heck it, at least I didn't leave it as white.

On another note, I feel bad for not drawing more/posting on DA DDDDD:. Darn you school.

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Argh, I really need to learn to sleep earlier =/. Despite it being recess week, I need to head back to school later today and tomorrow D:. So much for waking past noon for the week. Anyway, managed to finish the next sketch request earlier yesterday afternon :D. I'm actually quite happy with how it'd turned out!

Aitvara the Christmas Draik, first of 3 Draiks -.-;;


Thankfully I find drawing Draiks quite a joy since I kinda like dragons in the first place xD. It's not exactly an accurate depiction of the Neopet itself, but a slightly yours truly's take on how they look like (e.g no whiskers, spots on wings are missing, extra toes for hind feet etc). I can see a ton of errors with the clothes and other stuff I can just rant on about but xD. It was a quickie done in under an hour. I'm happy. Did I mention I had a ton of fun drawing the 'folds' for the clothes? This was probably the only time I did them without fretting nonstop about how I'd screw them up heh!

I just realised that the other two Draiks have terribly complicated outfits too fml. Why can't I get a nice stripped pet or something?! Hope I'll be able to finish the other 4 pending requests (and repeated requests from previous people lying in my inbox) before break ends D:.

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Bleh. It's 4am again, and I'm still not asleep DDDDD:. This is becoming a REALLY bad habit. And not to mention I had insomnia last night too... OTL. Anyway, I did not managed to finish today's drawing challenge which was Favourite Movie because...
- I had a whole slew of wonderfully memorable movies to pick from, causing me to spend quite a while pondering as to which I'd give the honour to.
- After settling on one, I had to go look for reference pictures.
- I ended up being sucked into a world of gorgeous fanart and slash/random pairings for the movie. Of which I must admit, some have managed to win me over xD.
- I usually take a lot longer to draw a character which I've never sketched/drawn before (duh).
- I procrastinate. A LOT.

xD So that's my lame list of excuses yeap! But I've a WIP of the soon-to-be up (I hope) picture!

Guess who she is!

I do like how this is coming along xD. I've never drawn hair like hers before so xD. It was great fun to do! I couldn't find good reference photos of the outfit so I just took a couple of fanart here and there and tried to weasle (heh) out similarities and tossed them into the picture. The skirt was another fun part too haha! I still struggle with hands/fingers and feet so... @_@ I think I redrew them like a million times or something... I should just draw headshots all the time xD. Anyway, off to bed for me @_@;;. I need to learn to sleep earlier...

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Laziness prevails yet again! Anyway, here's a quickie post of Days 3 and 4's topics :D. Both were really hastily rushed out as you can see later T_T. I've been out daily and it didn't help that I almost fainted from cramping two days ago too @_@. Good ol' days eh? Anyway, here they are!

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I was debating between my darling brocolli and this but hell, I have my greens daily and I've not had raw salmon in AGES so raw salmon it is! :D I used to have both every night but =/. My dad no longer has time to go down to Cold Storage to get them before dinner so... And my folks don't fancy Japanese cuisine either. -.-;;

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Anyway... Favourite place eh! This one stumped me, for I have NO idea what my favourite place is. I mean I love my house, but I can spend my days in the mall too. Singapore's my home and all but I relish spending time immersed in new cultures overseas. Argh, it was terrible. I was almost going to draw my bed, since that is where I dream, sleep, study, draw, write, read etc, but I've decided to draw my old balcony. With a few edits of course. The balcony's covered by a netting but I didn't draw that in and the light source isn't really like that :P. I didn't draw the pots of plants because bleh, it was bad enough squeezing a chair and a table in. It's more of my cosy corner and everything so yea :D. Reminiscing the days during which I'd dream of Sanzo as I gazed into the clear starry nights or feeling the cold wind and pelts of rain against my skin as the storm brewed outside... I loved to read there as well; sitting in the corner (without the table and chair of course) and basking in the sunlight as I allowed myself to get drawn into the various fantasies the book in my hand evoked. Good ol' days. How I miss them so...

Ok, that ought to be enough raving and ranting for the day. Hopefully I'll be able to churn the next few out in time @_@.

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Yay! I've survived the first day of the challenge xD. So today's was Favourite Animal. Thankfully, I have an ultimate favourite animal xD. So... I just pretty much dug out my collection of cheetah photos (my own and by others) for references. I wanted to make the cheetah look elegant but after redoing the lineart several times and failing, I gave up and decided to just focus on not butchering the poor feline D:. Still, it was a lot less headache inducing than drawing humans. I had great fun doing the dots and drawing the paws! The paws were probably the only thing I didn't redraw for this piece -.-;;. I loathe the face of the cheetah =/. I didn't want to do the furry details etc, so I couldn't really smoke my way through the face shape heh... But what I can say is, I can't do realism and I can't draw faces for most animals :P.

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I struggled doing the different fur tones, because I didn't want to do the typical drawing of individual strands to make it look fluffy and alll... That would have taken days to finish @_@. So I just pretty much used a dry brush and dragged it over random parts of the cheetah for the different tones heh. Bleh, I should have shaded the chest area more... If not it looks like the chest and the foreleg are combined @_@. Oh well, it's a practice for me xD so good enough! :P I'm lazy like that heh. Looking forward to tomorrow's!

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Bleh, I ought to be sleeping, but here's a quickie before I bump off. So I mentioned an art challenge meme thing I was going to do, so I've finally finished slapping on colour to the chibi lineart, so here it is!

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Nothing too fancy haha. I still like the lineart though (I actually like the fingers for once!!!). Not a fan of the colouring since it was rushed in under 30 minutes heh. This is probably the only time I look that thin and have that much hair with eyes that big xD. The outfit's quite accurate though, seeing how I actually wore that set to school before... And I tend to head to school in a tank top, shorts and Converses. I'm lazy like that. Anyway, I've decided to convert it into my new DA ID too!

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Quite a simple design since I have absolutely no creative spark now. Also, I'm too lazy to draw or design anything vaguely decent looking heh. Hope I'll actually finish tomorrow's topic for the art challenge @_@. I've enough trouble drawing the damn things, so I might just post the items up without colouring heh.

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Arrrrrt~!

Oct. 5th, 2010 12:42 am
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Holy crap, the mid-terms are finally over. I can actually breathe. -.-;; This is becoming terrible for my health and hobbies. I've also realised that I'd not written a proper fiction piece in over 2 years. Fml. I'm starting to think I can no longer write... On the bright side, I've finished the lineart for a chibi version of my new Gaia avvie! I regret using a 5 pt brush instead of the normal 3 pt brush. I might just reink it. Sigh. I don't even know when is the next time I can finish this up too...

I need to draw more often. Sigh.
New chibi!

Bleh, I'm also tempted to do a headshot of a non-chibi version of her. D: Damn it.

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Ah... June. The month of summer. And of course, my birthday month. ;) Sadly, it is also the birthday of several of my good friends (and all before me too humph). So instead of going 'HAHA, THEY need to get me something!', I'm stuck with 'OMG I need to rush out gifts before MY birthday >.<;;;;'. -.-;; Anyway, don't get me wrong though! I love doing presents for my good friends! :D It's just that rushing them makes me feel a tad @_@ and at the same time -.-;; since it is my birthday month too xD. So needless to say, they are all belated gifts HAHA.

Instead of happily enjoying the remnants of the time I've left here, I'm stuck rushing gift art. xD. So on the bright side, I managed to rush one of the and completed it last night! :D And that was despite me needing to wake earlier today too so be happy you-know-who!!! I actually wanted to make it more elaborate but as with all my other art endeavors... That didn't work out as planned either HAHA. But I do like how the shirt and hair came out! But nothing else sadly -.-;; I really need to learn how to do proper lineart instead of sloppily tracing my original artwork -.-;;. Oh well. It works still right? ^^;; Was actually going to do a Cyndaquil but bleh. Since it was almost midnight when I was done, I threw in a doodle of a Pikachu celebrating as well! :D And after reading her reply earlier, I'm glad she liked it. If not, I'll hunt after her with a cleaver, I mean sigh in defeat.


Not chibi-ish chibi! :D


I removed all the text for privacy sake but left the birthday there as a hint for those who want to guess who the birthday girl is ;). Bleh, I better start working on the other one soon...

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Bleh. Time indeed flies. It only seemed like yesterday during which I was struggling to accept my 'A' level grades and what seemed like hours ago was my dilemma as to which university to go to. And now here I am, contented, and in China. And soon I'll be in university, cramming 2 courses worth of information and whatnot. And I'll graduate in the blink of an eye and I'll head out to the 'real' world to work. I feel like a clockwork robot. Almost. Thankfully, I've other pleasures in life, like art.

So I've finally decided to draw during my time in China. All the gorgeous scenery and beautiful artworks and landscapes just spur one's artistic side on. So I ended up doodling nature related stuff. Simple stuff. 2 items slapped onto a thatched background. All while soothing and serene piano pieces were playing in the background. It was almost like I'd entered a whole new world. Sigh. Why must real life kick in so soon?


And this is when I hide in a corner.


My godfather who was an artist for decades happened to see me working on it and damn, did I feel embarrassed. Sigh. Oh the bright side, he didn't say it was bad. xD At least I kinda like how the colours turned out. Until I can do decent full sized drawings, these'll have to do. Of course, my drawing do no justice to Nature but it did reflect the whimsical mood I was in.

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Looks like I can't stop drawing. O_O;; I was actually planning on doing several pieces of writings, but ended up inking and colouring my Halloween sketch I did last year on the night of Halloween itself xD. Since it was wayyyy too close to my exams then, I planned on doing so during December or something, but never got down to doing it. I stumbled across it in my sketchbook earlier today and decided to start cleaning it up. @_@. Bad choice; I won't be able to get any CNY art done then! @_@ Oh well. At least I'm doing it in parts, seeing how I've 26 mini images or so on the page... And I doubt I've the stamina to sit and do them up all at a go.


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What a nice way to pile up my to-do-list huh, especially with me flying off for my holiday soon. @_@. I had a tough time colouring the pictures since I've never coloured similar stuff for most of them. Still, I don't think it's TOO bad so there. At least it was real fun to do! I'm kind of looking forward to the next batch already! :D

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