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This month has been quite hectic, though at the start of the month I'm always like "Oh my schedule looks light this month", WRONG! Well, I actually have 7 days off so I will be producing art :D 

I have some commissions that are in the forefront of my list of to-dos, but I also have one prize, a kiriban illustration aaaand my personal projects! 

I'll also be doing a bit on my supplies, so you can all have a mooch, and I've been doing more traditional work. Which while it is more unforgiving, it is nice having my work in person :) 

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I have so many art supplies! The painting isn't finished obviously, but it is my second painting and I'm pretty chuffed! 

I've also been using ink washes and watercolours to create darker, more interesting pieces. So, I've been an experimenting pot of experimentation :D 

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I really like Holbien stuff, mainly because they're a Japanese brand and I live in Japan (duh) but, they're also very pigmented, the watercolours look like acrylics in their vibrancy. You have to add soooo much water to dilute them down. 

For crayons, for cleaning up paintings I use Faber Castell, just whatever I could find again here in Japan. And of course my trusted little tablet! Its a wacom paint, art, or whatever. The blue medium one :D…;

I prefer the size of these tablets because they're square, I think being left handed and a lot of the landscape wacoms just, irritate me. I used one before, the intuos ones? And there were buttons under my hand, but the office wouldn't let me do any administration stuff so I couldn't change layout etc. (Honestly, massive pain in the arse. Especially since my tablet was fine!) 

Still, thats about it really! Hopefully art will come out and tickle your fancy :D 


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Hello nerds and beards, I live in Japan, but I'm not Japanese! I get a lot of people thinking I'm Japanese and asking me weird questions, I'm sorry to disappoint. I do live in Japan though (Not Tokyo) and I do enjoy it :) Its a beautiful country and if you get the opportunity to go, you should take it!

Anyway, I like illustrating, watching TV again and again and being lazy, so if you like either of these things I'm sure we will get along.

I have a few social media thingiymabobs so if you're interested feel free to say hi on either of these platforms!


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Bubbletea-the-nerdo Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the llama! pssst your art is actually incredible! found another artist to look up to
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PacoPigSenpai Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fankes for the badge......
Panda Emoji-10 (Blush) [V1] This art that you make is so Kawaii
Neko-Emoji-01 [V1] 
GoldenFox2019 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017  New Deviant Student General Artist
Thanks for the llama!
Shakara21 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the llama
DaiSaka Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017  Professional General Artist
great stuff 
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