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Happy Holidays

Christmas 2018 wip 1

Happy Holidays, everyone!  Christmas is creeping up soon for me.  I also hear Hanukkah started at the same time.

Art and Personal Stuff

I’ve been doing a little personal reflection as of late.  I feel I do need to make an apology about my drop in creativeness after a productive winter.  It looks like I forgot I was an artist first, and a web person second or even third or so.  Art kinda got shoved to the side, and it made me a bit sad.  I was focusing too much on e-commerce, and not on what brought my friends to my page.  Though I am proud of my expansion.

That being said I am trying to make some last minute rights in the fourth quarter.  I did make a holiday caricature for Halloween and Thanksgiving.  The Christmas art is even in progress!

Christmas 2018 wip 1

There is also seriousness with getting SWMaC2 off the ground.  It’s going to be a non sequitur with overarching fictional biography and other tales throughout.  Each one will get their own release upon completion.  I plan on redoing the opening pages with a comic form of the plans for the comic.  From there I have the little guys!

Hopefully my time management will improve.  I feel compelled to stream all of my arting.

Store Stuff

I also have a small coupon code running for anybody looking to get gifts!  It is for 10% off your whole order on anything in the store.  You simply need to use the code holi2018.

Order Deadlines

With a little luck I’ll be investing in my own printer in the near future.  I may use my tax return.  I was tired of sending files to a company, for my prints to arrive dark or banded.  If I’m super lucky I’ll even try finding space for a holographic laminate roller.

See you later and Happy Holidays!

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Announcing a sale!

Preparing to Fight - Print Detail

Hi, everyone!

I’m holding a sale the entirety of Cyber Week after Thanksgiving on my Etsy store! I aptly added the CyberSet. The entire week will have free standard domestic shipping. On Monday only is a day of an extra 20% off! If you need the link to my Etsy store you can find it here! https://www.etsy.com/shop/akaneArt

I am also waiting to hear back from Ohayocon any day now. I’ll be sure to announce when I get the news.

Annie

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I’m now on Redbubble! Also doing side things for my next AA

I’m on Redbubble!  It’s a platform similar to Zazzle and Cafepress, but I hear it’s super friendly to artists.  So far it seems to be pretty good.  I think some of the products need new templates.  However, I do like the platform’s simplicity.

I’m also currently working on a form that I plan on publishing on this site and multiple other platforms.  I’m using it to see what may work at my next Artist Alley.  I’ll have a work shown, and a series of options.  There will be two sections.  1. What artwork should have what merchandise.  2. Should I take this artwork out of my main lineup (older prints).  I may also add a section for also diving in to charms, shirts, etc.

It may take a while…

See everybody later!

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Practiced on something

I think I may have rushed this, or it’s good it took me so little time.  This spontaneous sketch has become what the next images will show.

CyberBlue sketch

CyberBlue sketchwip2

CyberBlue quarterport inked

I should really take more progress/process shots…

CyberBlue cellshade

Ta-da!  A cell shaded work!  This almost looks like it belongs in Maison Ikkoku or Bubblegum Crisis or something.  xD  I was thinking of hanging on to the line art for whenever I get to this girl’s story in the whatever-I-feel-like sequel to SWMaC!

Onward to the commission!