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My gallery is a weird hodgepodge characters and fandoms, from surly plantdragons to odd half-insectoid monstrosities. When it comes to fanart, I tend to stray from topic to topic in hopes that I don't bore people with random obsessions.

I hope to keep improving so don't be surprised if I do weird experiments with textures and colors and stuff like that in Photoshop.

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Got Manga Studio 5!

Journal Entry: Tue Mar 31, 2015, 9:31 PM
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Not an April Fool's journal, unfortunately, (I'm one of those people where I always feel bad after I prank someone, no matter how benign) but I just wanted everyone to know that I now have an art program that can do vector inks.

Look at this beautiful feature it can do. LOOK AT IT.



I love Photoshop CS5, I really do (well obviously since all of my work is colored with it now), and the fact that I have a physical copy of a non-subscription Photoshop is something I really enjoy. It's just that Photoshop reallllllly sucks when it comes to line making.

My digital pictures up until now have been inked with Photoshop brushes, and let me tell you, it takes a damn long time and slows down the art progress by a lot.

These two pictures were Photoshop inked and I am not exaggerating when I say that the lines alone took a good solid day. Several hours inking Ripper Roo's face alone. And I've downloaded ink brushes. Still no dice. You have to double back and erase so many of your marks and it's annoying to know that your inks are still in pixel format and resizing will kill the quality. (I work big thankfully BUT STILL)

Crash Bandicoot - Ripper Roo by TurquoisephoenixLOZ:ST - The Spirit, The Vessel, and The Demon by Turquoisephoenix

The ultimate choice was between SAI and Manga Studio, but Best Buy sort of made the decision for me since they happened to have the physical copy of Manga Studio 5 on sale soooo...

I think the game plan is to use this for inks and use Photoshop for everything else. I am curious about the 3D and perspective features this software has though.

This will hopefully make my artwork go a lot faster.

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To Do List

Commissions
-:iconsuperflatpsychosis: - Nadia. Full body, colored. Payment received! Now Sketching
-SLOT OPEN!
-SLOT OPEN!
-SLOT OPEN!

Other To-Do
-Majora's Mask fanart
-Disney-Club Contest entry
-An attempt at drawing in the Majora's Mask style
-More revamps for some of my characters (really need to work on the cast of Progress City in particular
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  • Reading: The Misenchanted Sword
  • Watching: TaleSpin
  • Playing: Wario Land II/LittleBigPlanet 1 and 3
  • Eating: homemade burritos
  • Drinking: Dr. Pepper

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Turquoisephoenix
I'm a bird of some sort
Artist | Student | Film & Animation
United States
Currently getting a BFA in Animation.


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Crash Bandicoot Stamp Animate by link-black-worldClassic Spyro Stamp by RadSpyroDarkwing Duck Stamp by kaorinyaplzStamp: Bravestarr by Gatekati love majora mask stamp by crazysistahsDynamite Headdy Stamp by StampPKUBanjo Tooie stamp by 5-3-10-4Never Too Old for Neopets by Lightspeed-SuzukaTMNT Ninja Turtle Logo Stamp 1 by dA--bogeymanBeauty And The Beast by RuthlessDreamsPaper Mario Logo Stamp by Teeter-Echidnawreck-it ralph stamp by Pharaoh-InkGames - Rayman 2: the Great Escape by necromantress-stampsFelix The Cat: The Movie: The Stamp by TheGreatAllieBatman Animated Series stamp by Bourbons3fantasia stamp one by sixthkidfromthestarzMST3K Stamp by Teela-B by mst3kWorld of warcraft by Thrash-WaltzEternal Wings + the Lost Ocean by kukurahFinal Fantasy IX by darkdisciple-stampsDiscworld Stamp by kjthemightyDragon Quest Stamp by Knightmare-Moon


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:iconallapps:
Allapps Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015
Do you take requests?
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Turquoisephoenix Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Student Filmographer
Unless if I'm good friends with you, no. I've had problems with requests in the past so now it's either via commission or if I know you well enough. =)
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squealingmiaou Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
oh my 
just saying you have amazing art skills and i love your worklonk 
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Turquoisephoenix Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Student Filmographer
Thank you, it's my pleasure. =D
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squealingmiaou Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Beating Heart Emote (Free to Use) 
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Mythraill Featured By Owner Edited Apr 6, 2015  Student Artist
just lemme tell you that your icon and webcam are hilarious, 
and are getting a big fat watch from me :3
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Turquoisephoenix Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Student Filmographer
Thank you and thank you! I try to go for hilarious/good humored for my theme.

I keep forgetting to switch out my webcam with some of my other gifs but that Baxter one is just too amusing to replace.
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Mythraill Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Student Artist
pie

PIE


yes pie omg
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coffeebandit Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the watch!
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Slowtho Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav!:) (Smile) 
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