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Hi folks!  Hope you're all having a good start to 2017...I know I am!  Last I checked, anyway.

So, it's been a while since I last updated, but I want to take a few minutes and catch up with all y'all as far as plans for this coming year.

I Am Quite Active, Despite My Absence
As you've probably noticed from my sporadic art posts, I've been putting a lot of time in trying to improve my digital art skills.  I've been really happy with how things are going the last few months, and have been trying to string together a few projects to write and illustrate for the comic year.  I have a Gathion-related comic that I'm going to start in on soon, as well as writing ideas for other short comics to give myself some practice on that front.  I'm very excited about this first comic...it's a 4-5 pager, so it's no huge burden like I usually dump on myself with Gathion.  Hopefully this will hone my efficiency with comic layout so I can do additional comics, but I'll be happy just to see this one through to completion. :)

Opening Commissions, Trades and Collabs
- I will be posting a Price List on January 5, once I finish getting everything lined up.  All the details about commissioning will be available through that. (Link will be here once that's done)
- Trades will also be opening, though in an effort to make sure I don't overload myself and not have time for my own stuff, I may only take one or two at a time, if there's any interest.
- I would love to collab with other artists!  I've done a couple now with :iconmad-but-happy: and :iconthreadsofnate: (formerly NaterRang), and am up for any aspect of the collab.  It can be for fun, or for a commissionable project...I'm fine either way. :) Feel free to note me if interested!

The Artist Challenge
I gave myself a challenge to draw a character of a different nationality every week of the year in 2017.  I admittedly announced the challenge believing I was going to be devoid of anything else to do, but the last couple months I've been fortunate to conjure up a lot of stuff to keep myself productive.  The Artist Challenge, while compelling, doesn't seem to have generated much interest, and would certainly take away time from doing the comics and commissions/trades/collabs I'm aiming to do.  That said, I've decided to shelve the Artist Challenge for another time.  I will instead dedicate the time I would've spent on that to preparing comics, starting with the one mentioned above. :D My apologies to anyone who may have been looking forward to the challenge...I promise to consider it again down the road!

Other Stuff?
I'm hoping to become active again here on DA, once I get around some of the frustrations I've had with the site's functionality.
I would love to try streaming!  I've made a few bumbling attempts in the past, and now have a second monitor, though tests have show it to be kinda choppy, so I'm not sure about that yet.  I guess we'll see.
I am on Discord!  I do have Skype as well, but it works kinda weird on my computer, and I don't fully trust it.  If you're interested, feel free to note me and I can add you. :)

Any questions?  Things you want to see?  Please feel free to comment below, or note me!  Thanks guys, hope to see more of ya this year!!!
  • Listening to: Lindsey Sterling
  • Watching: Steven Universe
  • Playing: Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap
  • Eating: Beef
  • Drinking: Soda

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:iconchodarkheart96:
ChoDarkHeart96 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2016  Student General Artist
Hey you! Thanks for the watch!
Also, feel free to watch me on my main account xVwings as well!
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Fox-Jake Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the watch :)
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sky665 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
Aw thank you for the points!! :hug:
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Gathion Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
No problem! Sorry about the strange amount, that was what I had in my account. :P
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nicky-mccloud Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2016
Aaaaldraaaaan >:D

(I have come for yoooou)
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:icongathion:
Gathion Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
Sorry, I was in hiding. :P
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FurWolfieVore Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
I love starfox
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ErayXeberus Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Hello random deviant! You are the chosen one (xD) It's a project for our group, so don't wonder! Can you draw something for me? Just a Headshot or a Sketch or something is enough. (If you want) Thank you. <3

Sly Tundra 132 by Saliko-Archive

chaluny.deviantart.com/art/Sal…
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CptDaniel Featured By Owner Edited Sep 29, 2015
Thanks for watch!

"Respice post te! Hominem te memento!"
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DingoPatagonico Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hi! thanks very much for watch my art! X3
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