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STAMP: Photoshop Hero by fayrenpickpocketAcademyofArt University Stamp by arsh-stampsDA digital artist by Gee-X
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Things are Significantly Better

Sun Feb 15, 2015, 8:37 PM
Hey guys.

Wow. I can't believe it's been a full year since I updated here. Sorry bout that.
The last year was rough. But the year before it was far rougher. This year, I've made a lot of improvements. I've finally gotten back on my feet, mostly.
I'm still not making art much. My wrists have a condition called De Quervain's Syndrome. It makes a lot of pain in my wrists that is worse with holding a pencil. But I can type at least.

So I'm not going to get long-winded, but here's a few highlights:

1. I have solved several of my severe health issues.
2. I have come to terms with my gender identity. (Yay!)
3. I'm happy to announce that I've taken up writing and am 1/3 of the way through my first novel, writing at a super fast pace.
4. I'm preparing to move to Portland, OR some time later this year.
5. I do at least still sketch sometimes, and I'm working on photomanipulating my book cover. 
6. Gay marriage has finally been legalized in my home state, and my partner of 14 years said yes. :)

So there's a lot of positive notes!
I'm expecting to publish my first novel within the next few months. It'll be the first book in an Urban Fantasy series with a snarky lesbian MC. 
I have a website here: DarksbaneBooks.com where my wife and I will be presenting our books together. Please sign up for my mailing list if you'd like updates on when our books are published!
My wife's series will be a Space Opera with several LGBTQIA characters as well. (And let me tell you, it's based on the best story we've ever come up with.)
You can get updates from both of us if you join the mailing list on my site. :)

Also, I'm currently looking for beta readers! If you'd take interest in reading our stuff for free, helping us make it better, receiving credits and thanks, and/or just being a part of our creation process, and have time to commit to the project, please check out my forum post for full details: forum.deviantart.com/community…

That's all for now, I suppose. 
My life has pretty much turned upside down in the past couple of years. I'm hoping it keeps turning. 
I miss you guys. Thanks to everyone who stuck with me through my really dark places. I'm hoping that the darkness stays at bay. I'm really enjoying being a whole person again.

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Things are Significantly Better

Sun Feb 15, 2015, 8:37 PM
Hey guys.

Wow. I can't believe it's been a full year since I updated here. Sorry bout that.
The last year was rough. But the year before it was far rougher. This year, I've made a lot of improvements. I've finally gotten back on my feet, mostly.
I'm still not making art much. My wrists have a condition called De Quervain's Syndrome. It makes a lot of pain in my wrists that is worse with holding a pencil. But I can type at least.

So I'm not going to get long-winded, but here's a few highlights:

1. I have solved several of my severe health issues.
2. I have come to terms with my gender identity. (Yay!)
3. I'm happy to announce that I've taken up writing and am 1/3 of the way through my first novel, writing at a super fast pace.
4. I'm preparing to move to Portland, OR some time later this year.
5. I do at least still sketch sometimes, and I'm working on photomanipulating my book cover. 
6. Gay marriage has finally been legalized in my home state, and my partner of 14 years said yes. :)

So there's a lot of positive notes!
I'm expecting to publish my first novel within the next few months. It'll be the first book in an Urban Fantasy series with a snarky lesbian MC. 
I have a website here: DarksbaneBooks.com where my wife and I will be presenting our books together. Please sign up for my mailing list if you'd like updates on when our books are published!
My wife's series will be a Space Opera with several LGBTQIA characters as well. (And let me tell you, it's based on the best story we've ever come up with.)
You can get updates from both of us if you join the mailing list on my site. :)

Also, I'm currently looking for beta readers! If you'd take interest in reading our stuff for free, helping us make it better, receiving credits and thanks, and/or just being a part of our creation process, and have time to commit to the project, please check out my forum post for full details: forum.deviantart.com/community…

That's all for now, I suppose. 
My life has pretty much turned upside down in the past couple of years. I'm hoping it keeps turning. 
I miss you guys. Thanks to everyone who stuck with me through my really dark places. I'm hoping that the darkness stays at bay. I'm really enjoying being a whole person again.

:iconblue-aplz::iconblue-rplz::iconblue-splz::iconblue-hplz:
I need some beta readers for novels being written by my wifey and me. :)

Requirements:

1. Has time enough to commit to reading 3000-5000 words daily on average.
2. Will read segments and give feedback in a timely manner
3. English is your first language.
4. Will *get it done* and get it back to me in a reasonably timely manner.
5. Willing to beta read for free, for getting to read a free book, and/or for credits in the novel as a beta reader/thanks on my site. 
6. Absolutely must be totally LGBTQIA friendly. My wife and I are lesbians, and there are LGBTQIA characters in our work.

I need readers for my Urban Fantasy series and I need readers for my wife's Space Opera series.

Notes:
1. I don't expect you to read on it EVERY day. But I'd really like someone who can do a pretty good job of keeping pace with me, or at least who loves reading and reads fairly quickly. If you are super busy with other activities, you probably shouldn't apply. I need someone who can get this done. I write very quickly (4000 words per day on average) and I intend to have my first draft finished within the next month. (It's 1/3 done already.)
2. Proofreading, telling me how it reads, noticing grammar or other writing errors, and just telling me if you enjoy it are all valid feedback. If you only focus on one of those things, that's okay too. 
3. No one who is caustic in tone or attitude need apply. I'm all for constructive criticism, but if you're not capable of being a nice person meanwhile, thanks but no thanks. I've had plenty of critics on my work in the past who believed that you can't be a critic and be nice, but I've worked with several people who managed it and I prefer the latter. 

So, any takers? These books are going to be published some time in the next couple of months, so I need people helping us work them into shape as soon as possible. 

Thanks for reading!
EDIT: I found the perfect girl for this part. I need two more for another book cover I'm going to be working on.

I need a woman with a more athletic build, not small framed, larger bust is a bonus. 
Blond, long hair would fit the character, but colors and hair in general are editable. If the hair is not right, pulled back so I can paint over it. :)

The other I need is a woman with a slender or boyish frame, and the perfect fit would have a mohawk or Chelsey hawk. This one needs to pull off a wicked-evil grin. 



Hello everyone! 
I am working on a book cover and I need a custom stock image to use for a paintover. 
I need a photographer to photograph a model in the pose I need. 

I need the right model with either proper dress for the character, or neutral dress so I can completely paint over or shop in the clothes I want. (Dress for the character is pretty simple, but we can discuss in detail.) The model needed is female with a small frame or petite build. Smaller bust is a bonus. Short, brown hair is a bonus (though hair can be tied back and painted over if you lack this quality!)

The work would need to be offered on a royalty free license with one-time purchase price.

The photography needs to be pretty high quality as it will be used in a painting and then printed on books. 

If you create something excellent, the possibility exists for further jobs. I have about 6-7 book covers for one series, and several for another I'm going to need similar things for. 

Comment or PM me with serious interest please. 
We can talk about the price and details. 
EDIT: I found the perfect girl for this part. I need two more for another book cover I'm going to be working on.

I need a woman with a more athletic build, not small framed, larger bust is a bonus. 
Blond, long hair would fit the character, but colors and hair in general are editable. If the hair is not right, pulled back so I can paint over it. :)

The other I need is a woman with a slender or boyish frame, and the perfect fit would have a mohawk or Chelsey hawk. This one needs to pull off a wicked-evil grin. 



Hello everyone! 
I am working on a book cover and I need a custom stock image to use for a paintover. 
I need a photographer to photograph a model in the pose I need. 

I need the right model with either proper dress for the character, or neutral dress so I can completely paint over or shop in the clothes I want. (Dress for the character is pretty simple, but we can discuss in detail.) The model needed is female with a small frame or petite build. Smaller bust is a bonus. Short, brown hair is a bonus (though hair can be tied back and painted over if you lack this quality!)

The work would need to be offered on a royalty free license with one-time purchase price.

The photography needs to be pretty high quality as it will be used in a painting and then printed on books. 

If you create something excellent, the possibility exists for further jobs. I have about 6-7 book covers for one series, and several for another I'm going to need similar things for. 

Comment or PM me with serious interest please. 
We can talk about the price and details. 

Thanks for Stoppin' By!


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extraphotos Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Student Artist
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SaturnStar14 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday :3 Hope you're doing okay and have a great day ^^
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Raynaldo Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
:iconparty1plz: Happy birthday!! :iconparty1plz:
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ShirleyVaga Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2015
happy bd
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SJArt117 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Hello!
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Enderloco Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
Nice:) (Smile) 
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Enderloco Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
Nice:) (Smile) 
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Enderloco Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
Nice:) (Smile) 
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mlplove89 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
happy birthday! (this is a late happy b day)!!!
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Assiel Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
happy Birthday!
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ArshnessDreaming Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you!
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Raynaldo Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
:iconparty1plz:HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!:iconparty1plz:
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ArshnessDreaming Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you!
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Tatsutetsu Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
greatly appreciate the favorite , hope you enjoy the project to come ^^
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Brlim Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Student Artist
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7camo7 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can i have a pony LA commission ?

(and by LA i mean this ---> :la:)
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ColinMilroy Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Professional Writer
Thanks for the tips on finding visual collaborators. I appreciate it!
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HazukiUsumi Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for giving me my first commission, I will start it as soon as I get home tomorrow, <3 I will try my best and I love your OCs theyre really beautiful
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ArshnessDreaming Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Yay awesome thank you! :) I am excited :)
Just please message me when it's up so I make sure to notice. I get very distracted sometimes and if I don't get a note I may forget. I'm very busy with RL right now because I lost my home and am looking for a new one.
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HazukiUsumi Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Im really sorry and hope you find a good place to be in, I also had a time where I was pretty much homeless last year and me and my mom had to find one soon so i could go to school, thankfully my family got back together and we moved back to my step dads and sisters :) You find something soon, good luck
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ArshnessDreaming Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Oh thank you. Yes we'll be fine as soon as I get a place for us.
I'm just saying, my DA use is sporadic because of all that's going on, so please be sure to note me when you're done with it. ^^
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BeautyKillsLies Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013
*poke poke poke* HIYAAAA!!!! :D sorry for the silence, work has been crazy! I've been so exhausted. :(
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ArshnessDreaming Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Yeah well things got crazy for us. Those bad storms trashed our house. We had two trees through our roof. So we're now staying with my sister for the time being... And looking to move to Birmingham area or maybe somewhere else entirely because we have to find a place. :/ So yeah... things got crazy for us too.
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BeautyKillsLies Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013
Oh no! I am so sorry! That is crazy!!!!! I hope everything goes well for you guys! I hope that it starts to look up! Have you found any work in birmingham?
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ArshnessDreaming Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I don't need to find work in Birmingham. I'm still a freelance illustrator and so it doesn't really change based on where I go. The main thing is finding a house which is crazy right now. The market is horrible.
I hope to keep in touch anyway. Still wanted to get to know you better!
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