Yup, just as the title said, I'm going back to Alaska!!!
I'm not moving there...yet...it's just a visit. I grew up there most of my life before we moved way, way, waaayyyy down south but I've always wanted to go back home. I'm leaving the last week of July and will be there for two weeks. I'm just so super excited right now. When I get back, expect photos of the Eagles of Homer (I really hope to photograph a bear too but we'll see, I really hope to get moose at least) and the breath taking scenery of Hatcher's Pass. I know it's still two months away but I'm practically bouncing in my seat and checking air fairs. I hope to come back with epic stuff when I return
Also, as for the contest, we're getting there! We're slowly working on getting our info all put together but it's getting close so keep an eye out!
Now back to work on catching up with all the artwork I've fallen behind on during the time family was here and my PC wasn't up to handling running painting programs
*poofs away to keep drawing*
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My cord came in today!
It was much sooner than what I was expecting and a good thing too! I'm back on art now and going to crack down on those commissions now that my PC's back in full health. My other cord could only sustain my battery life and I actually lost a few points of charge a day with it plugged in 24/7 so thank goodness this overpriced hunk of wire came quickly.
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Well, my power cord died today and no matter how much I turn or twist my cord around I can't get it going again (it broke up near near the jack from bending)
I'm using a cheapo charger I had bought a while ago when my first one started going out but this one doesn't have enough power to support running GIMP or even SAI. They lag so badly it's incredibly frustrating because of such little power getting to it. I broke down in dished out the 70 bucks for a new cord
because my system isn't that popular and replacements for it is so ridiculously limited, so that should be getting here some time next week. Until then, unless I can miraculously get my other cord to work in the meantime, art is a no go T.T I guess expect some traditional in that time and I'll get back to your commissions ASAP the moment I get my new adapter. There's just going to be a little delay on them, sorry! Electronics are wonderful until they start breaking.....
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EDIT: More contest info! *AJ333
and I are going to be holding a joint contest at the end of this month. We're working on all the info until the 20-30th. So until then, this is what the prize pool looks like as of now
to be split
120 points from *Sushi-Troll
Commission from *WingedGenesis5
Commission from *AJ333
Sketch from *callousvixen
Custom La Charm from *AJ333
Photography prints from ~AJ333Photography
Commission from ~Eyliana
for 1st and a sketch for 2nd and 3rd.
Features from ~SquirrelGirl15
Llamas from *AJ333, *WingedGenesis5, *SquirrelGirl15, *Sushi-San85, *Flindtasaurus *Jorik-Spiritwolves
If you would like, we would greatly appreciate if you wanted to donate something to the contest, even if it's a Llama or a few points. I'll be doing a big feature for all of the donators at the end of the contest and giving a Llama to everyone who helps out, even if it's just to help spread the word around once the contest is started. We're really excited about this one an it's going to be epic!
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and I will be holding a joint contest! Just a head's up to keep an eye out for more info around the end of next month. We have gathered a great cast of characters for this with bonus challenges and it's going to be epic. We've been planning this for months
Also in other news, the art book is go! I finally found a company that will print it reasonably so hopefully by the end of August, I'll have it done and open for pre-orders. It's going to be full of exclusive artwork that won't be found anywhere else and won't be submitted to DA (unless you tag one of my livestreams when I say I'll be working on art book illustrations) but will upload a few teasers and preview so you can get an idea of what you're buying. There might be a few other perks that'll go along with a limited edition but I won't know for sure until it gets closer to being done. So keep an eye out in the next few months for an update!
As my newly designated nickname by =Kinsara
Weegee (WG) over and out