Everyone else has been doin' these so i suppose I should as well. I'd like to thank some peeps for being awesome this year as well as get some resolutions out there in the open (so y'all can tackle me when I dont do them!) and to let y'all know I'm extending my contest one last time. (plus I deleted all of my other journals so this is also the new contest one, my bad guys D
I've also added some things to it so if your thinking of entering or have already, give it a re-read and see what's new~ But first, I have some awesome people to thank for this year.
you my dear, are the sweetest gal on the planet. I see you as my little sister I really do, and I know we had a few bumps this year but I am glad that we are past that and back into the semi-groove we used to be in as I have missed chatting with you and our late night RP sessions! Your improving so, SO much in your artwork and I could not be more proud~
you so very much my lovely wolfy, keep up all your hard work and good things will follow~
Ash, you are a beautiful woman, inside and out, and its always a joy to hear from you~ you were one of my first friends when I started here almost 6 years ago, you've stuck with me through 3 different account, you've been a friend, and wonderful insightful kitty I can always count on. you've helped me crate and flesh out some of my first, core sonic characters and have created ome yourself that hold a very dear place in my heart~ I miss ya lots and I hope to see you here again soon
thanks a ton for your commissions and giving me the chance to draw some of your characters for the first time~ it's an honor to get to do so and I really do enjoy when I can as all of your characters are such interesting creatures. Plus it gives me practice and a chance to get some feedback which is always appreciated~ I hope your year goes well~
We've know each other for a while but we havent really talked much until this year and what a delight its been~ Your a very creative and funny lady and the fangirly discussions we've had this year have been a bright spot in some of my darker days. You have some wonderful characters which i hope to get to know better this year, and a wonderful personality~ Here's to hoping 2015 opens better doors for us~
Your a sweet woman and I miss you terribly, but I can understand why you stay away. Your still an important person to me and if I can ever do anything for you please let me know. Okay? I'm still here for you.
Your like the other side of my brain~
Through no explanation we know exactly whats going to happen next in RP's and stories, we rarely have to plan them out as they just come so naturally~ We bounce ideas off of each other seamlessly and can create worlds with literally two words! We have a lot of the same interests and while we've had a hit few pot holes in the road, Epona was never injured for long and we just hopped back on and continued our journey~ Your hilarious, sweet and so forgiving of me and my imperfections. I pray this year will go well for you and I thank you for staying by my side through everything I've had to endure this year. Your a very dear friend to me~ Other people i want to hug with all of my life and did great things including art/making me laugh/and cheering my up this year
You guys are seriously, the GREATEST and I am super happy to be going into this next year knowing you all~ Here's hoping we all have a good one and more good than bad comes out of it yes?
As far as personal goals go, this year I have a few, I've never done this before so I apologize if they seem far fetched. Lose some weight dang it!
With my dads heart attack this year it really put a hot iron on me to get my ass of the couch (so to speak) and get out and do more. A friend of mine at work has already agreed to play tennis once it warms up and my boss even invited me to go kayaking, so I'm going to try a bit harder this year to lose some of the baby fat thats been clinging to me since 5th grade. With all the problems I've been having at work and home lately and just because of my own depression I've developed somewhat of a terrible eating disorder. While I dont FEEL out of shape, I know I am because of how much I weigh and for me its super scary guys 0_0;; So I'm going to try my hardest this year to lose...something. I dont want to make a set goal because I'll never reach it (I know me) but Im hoping for a minimum
of 15 pounds to shed off, so if any of you are health nuts, or know anyhting about whats good for you please let me know. Build a bigger online presence/Finish Website
Here and on the website that I m currently making (its mostly a store for all my arts and commission types, link will be up as soon as its finished) With GlitchCon coming up next year and our plans to open a table I am hoping I'll get a bit more traffic in the way of art. With my room set up the way it is now, getting onto my comp isnt so tedious anymore and I can sit up straight and hammer out more art/stories and so on. (also part of the reason its been easier to do digital art) I'm also working on not being so short with some folks on comments/notes, I keep telling myself I dont have the time when I do, to really put some thought into what I say beyond the usual "thanks" and "so glad you like" and realize that talking about what i DO like about my art isnt such a bad thing and that expounding on some things isnt so bad
so long as I dont get full of myself. DONT LET ME GET FULL OF MYSELF!! Re-Vamp Manic Fan-Fiction and Finish Last of Echidnas
God re-reading my Manic fan-fiction makes me want to hit my 15 year old self with a lead pipe (maybe I DID nad thats why it turned out so bad....time travel you cruel mistress...
) but in all seriousness it was awful and I would love to re-do it. Manic holds such a special place in my heart and I feel a lot of people dont expound too much on his past and how it affects him now and thats most of the reason I want to do said story. (plus a little shameless shipping, cant deny that
plus I want to get Last of Echidnas finished as it is a big pet project of mine that I'd like to see through to the end. Be a better "manager"
where I work I am only "considered" a manager as I am a specialist (and i do EVERYTHING a manager does outside of back office paperwork) but my attitude at work can be pretty sucky as it gets overwhelming....So im going to try and work on that as well and try my damnedest to be more "professional" in my position and make the best of it. After all I get a little bump in pay and even if its not much I can make the best of it.
so all in all I'm just tryin' to make 2015 a better year for me personally as last year sucked really bad and I really dontwant a repeat. but anyway, I'll stop the rambling now and let you all get on with your deviation checking and all. :3
I love you all and I shall see ya on the flip side~
~Contest details below~ C O N T E S T T I M E!!
This time around I wanted to try something a bit different and do what I'd like to call a "Calendar Design Contest
". Every year I buy a calendar at the store, be it one with dogs, cats or the like and every year there's at least one month (or several) I don't quite care for in terms of art. So this year I thought it'd be kinda unique to make one for myself featuring art by all of you~ Cuz let's face it, you guys are awesome~
and it would be a totally unique piece of art to have and see throughout the year~
So, if your interested, keep on a readin'~! T H E M E
Ok~ Aside from the fact this will be a calendar, there are also 12 themes that don't exactly coincide with the months, but are what I am looking for to go in the calendar and they are as listed;
3. Summer/ beach
4. Card Suits
6. online gaming or pc games
7. video games
8. Victorian Era
My characters can be found here on my Dev -> kurodemangaka.deviantart.com/g…
or on my tumblr -> kuros-daily-drawings.tumblr.co…
Now if you want to toss your own Charrie/OC/FC in the mix that would be super awesome~ if you'd like to score some extra points
(hint,hint,wink,wink) these are my fave canon Characters: King Kazma (Summer Wars)
Sly the tazzy tiger (Ty the tasmanian tiger)
Dust (Dust An Elysian Tail)
The Sniper (TF2)
Thunderhawk or Remington (Sonic Comics)
Guntz (Klanoa Series)
Dipper and Mabel Pines (Gravity Falls)Reno (Final Fantasy)
Captain Harlock (Space Pirate Captain Harlock)
Vash the Stampede (Trigun)
As well as my favorite Video Games and Animes: Harvest Moon; Animal Parade
Legend of Zelda Series
TF2 (Im partial to the Blu team)
Ty the Tasmanian tiger
P R I Z E S