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SPYRO'S ACTUALLY HERE, i can die happily now. <3
Is there any way to get motivated to draw? My gallery is looking rather barren at this point and I have a constant time gap between the way I produce my art. Usually a year, or half a year- it's really sad, and I need to up my game. I haven't drawn pretty much at all since my last drawing posted. I'm trying to gain motivation, but it drains so quickly that I can't keep going. Any ways you keep yourself motivated? Please, I'll attempt anything at this point. 
rip net neutrality, it will be missed

note: i will not be paying for deviantart if it comes down to it. everyone that wants to know me or is friends with me but hasn't yet added me on skype needs to do so now. just comment or note me and i'll give you my skype.
Hello! I have a few questions, as my life has suddenly hit a pickle. My family is struggling, and they want me to help out; we're in desperate need of money. So, since I'm not quite sure which direction to go in, I thought I might as well as go in the direction of art. Here's a few of my questions, that I hope someone can please answer and resolve.
1. How do you sell art online? Not commissions, I plan to make my art digitally OR traditionally and sell them on someplace like etsy, ebay, or amazon. I've been thinking of auctioning them off, but as far as I know, I can only do that with traditional art. I also don't know how to ship things off, do shipping, or really do anything of the nature. I just don't understand how this will work out, and I need help.
2. What are prints? I've been thinking of selling prints on dA, personally, but I have no idea what they are. I've researched a bit, but I'm not quite understanding of what they are? 
3. What sort of rules do I need to know of about selling art online, other than the obvious ones (like scamming, etc)? I want to make sure I don't get into any sort of trouble.
4. As for traditional art, what sort of materials should I use? This is more opinion based. I've been thinking of getting copics, but since the prices are so insane I may not get them just yet. I want to get some sort of painting/watercolor tools first, since I know how to use those best. Anyone know any paper that works good with water, and what kind of brands I can get that is cheap? Any sort of materials not paint/water based is fine too.
And I think that's it! I'll appreciate any feedback, so please help me out. Thanks.
I was choking and went to the ER, was diagnosed with pneumonia. 
Can I please have more information about this sickness, or any tips? I want to know how to manage it, because apparently it can be life-threatening and I want to avoid any conflict with the illness. Thanks.

Update: Apparently, now being October 5th, I still have pneumonia. When will it go away?
Just a quick mention is that I'm finally reaching a area in my school that I'm comfortable with, along with that vocational program I was unsure of at the beginning of the year. It's turning out so great, and I love everyone in that classroom. It's great, because there's an easy atmosphere, everyone's joking around and playing pranks on each other's computers, and everyone is so outgoing and hilarious.
I found out my vocational program is also a college. I don't know if they're all like that, but I'm a junior doing college work and I didn't even know of that until this week. It's really difficult work, but I enjoy the time there all the same. 
My actual school is doing pretty good, too. Any conflicts with friends have been solved and taken care of, I'm friends with them again, and it's all good. And because of my vocational program, I'm actually starting to speak up in class, which is something I've wanted to do since I was in elementary. 
Although school is more busy than I know, I'm actually trying to put more effort into doing my work properly and efficiently within a timely manner. I'm not talking to as many online friends now, which makes me upset, but I'm sure they understand I'm very busy and trying my best at my school work, along with having a healthy lifestyle so I can succeed in school as best I can. 
That is all
wanted to do this because i have nothing better to do.

[X] You smile at strangers 

[] You are a social butterfly
[X] You laugh at least five times a day 
[] You ask to pet strangers' dogs (too shy lmao)
[x] You have a pet
[] You have hung out with a friend this week 
[] People compliment you often
[] You like babies 
[] You love skinship (holding hands, hugs, etc.)
[] You admire yourself in the mirror at least once a week 

💛Joy Total: 3

[] You cry easily 
[] You have/had depression 
[] You've been to a funeral
[/] You wish you had/didn't have siblings 
[] You watch sad videos/listen to sad music solely for the purpose to cry
[x] You aren't happy with your body
[x] You've had suicidal thoughts (who hasn't lmao)
[x] You feel tired often 
[] You get grades you aren't happy with
[] You don't have a skill/hobby

💙Sadness Total: 3.5

[] You have a bad temper
[] You punch things when you're angry 
[x] You can't stand a certain person 
[] You rant often (only to like 1 friend bc i know she won't judge me for it ahah)
[x] You sometimes get so frustrated you want to cry
[] You get angry over little things
[x] You hate school
[x] You have to take deep breathes to calm yourself down
[] You roll your eyes often
[] You get called 'rude' or 'mean' often

❤️Anger Total: 4

[ ] You can't sleep without a night light
[x] You're often paranoid about being watched (always)
[x] You jump when you hear loud sounds 
[x] You won't go in the deep end of the pool (I'LL DROWN)
[x] You dislike going on amusement park rides (never been on these but scared of them)
[x] You hate going on planes (also never been on one but scared of them anyway)
[X] You shake/shiver when you're scared 
[x] You cannot sleep when there are dolls in the room
[x] You've been called a 'scaredy cat' 
[x] You can't go in haunted houses

💜Fear Total: 9 (ahahah this one)

[x] You gag when you smell something bad 
[x] You're a picky eater 
[x] You can't handle the sight of guts/blood
[ ] You hate it when people wear bad outfits
[x] You say 'ew' often 
[] You get motion sickness easily 
[x] You hate babies because "they're gross"
[] Cheesy romance movies make you cringe
[] You dislike greasy food 
[x] You have more than two phobias 

💚Disgust Total: 6

💖Overall Total: 25.5
Now multiply your total by 2
💝New total: 51
Label this with your new total 'I Am __% Emotional'
This year and the next... Kind of scary.
Im a little skeptical of being a junior so far- I definitely don't feel my age, I still feel as if I'm a child and not really closer to an adult. I only have 3 hours of school this year, as my other 4 will be spent in a vocational program, working with computers. I will be in a nearby town close to my school, so I won't be in a distant area. I don't have too many friends in my classes, and the vocational program may be a little scary (5 or so other schools are going to be there, so I won't be shy of having just a few people to talk to.) Hopefully the program is as good as I hope, and isn't stressful or boring. I really want to learn about computers and such, especially programming. This year may be a bit boring because of the lack of classes and staying in one area for 4 hours straight, but hopefully I can find a friend in the program so I'm not lonely and just doing everything myself! Only two people from my school are going to be in the same classroom I will be. Good luck to everyone having a school year, let it be fun.
As in the actual workers, not the dentist itself.
Because today I went to the dentist, and she seemed very... firm, that I did not have good brushing hygiene. Rather rude, I would say. Kind of hurt my feelings. My dad agreed she was rather harsh, and she cleansed my teeth rather violently too. I understand your gums will bleed when getting a clean up, obviously, that's normal, but I was in quite a bit of pain. She was merciless!
Another instance was that they were drowning me with the water that sprays out of the tube, going up my nose and choking. RIP my lungs. 
I won't go into too much depth, but I just wanted to give backstory. Is your dentist rather harsh with you? Or was there some sort of incident? I want to know or make sure whether or not I'm just sensitive or if my dentist is unusually rough.
Finally made myself a icon. I never knew how to make a icon, so I just winged it. It's a little small though... All well, next time I'll do better now that I have a basic understanding!
Had a mole excision today (ow) was very nervous about it for the past two weeks, but it's done. Ended up getting stitches from it, and since it's on my back, I have to be very cautious about how I move. This is my first time getting stitches, so I don't really know what to do. If anyone has any tips, let me know please. The mole excision was rather painful (in my opinion, since i don't think they numbed me all the way) but it was quick. I did the excision to get myself tested to see if I have any skin problems. Once the results are in, I'll let you guys know by updating this journal and notifying you all, whether it's good or bad. I really hope it's not cancer, bc quite a few of my moles look suspicious ahaha

UPDATE: I'm safe! No cancer as of yet, but I'll be getting another mole excised next summer to keep up to date since my moles are still odd looking. 
Major artblock. I'm sure some of you have noticed. Once again, I do draw often, it's just that I'm never too proud of what I draw and keep it to myself because I'm too nervous. I'm mainly drawing fanart now anyways, since I can't come up anything original for any OCs, or just art in general. But it's ok! Since I'm using all of this as practice, so when I do upload something, at least I'll have a little more experience and know what I'm doing.
I just wanted to say that Osomatsu-san is getting a season 2 and I'm hyped af. That is all
In case any of you have been wondering or think this account is dead, I'm very much active. I just don't upload anything to dA anymore (and in general just don't do digital art as much as I use to.) Since I'm in school, I usually do traditional art. I wish I could upload it here to show everyone, but my scanner and cameras aren't exactly the best, ahaha. 
I've been finding myself enjoying traditional art a lot more than digital, as digital seems like a chore to me most of the time. But traditionally I can experiment a lot and so on.
Along with that, I've been experimenting with Photoshop lately. I don't really know how to use it or where to start, so if anyone can give me any tips and advice, that would be very delightful. 
felt like doing one >o

☝ - How tall are you?
5 foot

✔ - Sexual Orientation
straight af

🚬 - Do you Smoke?

🍷 - Do you Drink?

♒ - Do you Take Drugs?

😳 - Age you get mistaken for?
:') everyone thinks i'm like 12

💉 - Have Tattoos?
no thanks

✏️ - Want any tattoos?
if any, i'd be very small and only limited to one. but in the meantime, no.

✂️ - Got any Piercings?

✌ - Want any piercings?

👌 - Best friend?
:iconalkestromera: :iconlemonssononeko: , and about 5 others in real life

🎤 - Top 5 favorite bands?

🎶 - Top 5 favorite songs?

😒 - Biggest pet peeve?
when my dogs lick their paws;; people who seem to misbehave (idk how to describe it;; people who would rather drink/do drugs/have sex rather than focus on education. stupid people i guess?? happens a lot at my school)

‼️ - Something you’ll change?
My sense of style!!

🔥 - Something spicy you like?
I like a lot of spicy things;; i think it's usually sauces i like to put on foods.

👊 - Something you hate?
confused people..

🚶 - Are you single?

🎥 - Top 5 favorite movies?
i don't really watch movies :')

📺 - Top 5 favorite TV shows?
osomatsu-san and hetalia preferably- even though i kinda forgot everything about hetalia lmao

✏ - Random fact about yourself.
i like being called 'kay' and i love my hair touched <3

✈️ - Where are you from?

🚀 - Where do you wanna visit?
literally everywhere in the world

🙈 - What makes you shy?
a lot of things;; people getting too close to me is one thing because you're kinda... forced to socialize with them or it gets awkward

💃 - Can you dance?
probs not

👟 - Favorite shoe(s) to wear?

🌴 🌎 - A country you would visit?
i would really like to visit france.

🌀 - Favorite type of weather?
moderately warm. spring weather!

🔮 - Do you believe in luck?

📱 - What kinda phone do you have?
don't have one ;w;

📅 - Favorite time of the year?
winter, especially when it's rlly cold and there's snow

📚 - Career goal you want?
i'm not sure yet, but i want to go to college

🍴 - Favorite food(s) to eat?
i like things that involve wheat and vegetables/fruits

🚔 - Have you ever been arrested?

🚑 - Have you ever driven in an ambulance before?

🎫 - Do you have a license?
no, but i'm getting one soon

🚼 - Do you have or want kids?

🔞 - Are you under 18?
i'm 16

🐶 - Do you own a pet?
3 dogs, 2 horses, many chickens, 3 ducks, 12 geese... need i go on? <3

😔 - Something that makes you sad?
seeing people age/seeing them from when they were kids. makes me sad for some reason ahaha

😏 - What turns you on?

💪 - Do you work out?
yes. at school since i don't have time at home :')

Does anyone want to ask me questions? I feel as if I'm not open to questions, but I'd love to answer any sort of questions! (Whether it's completely personal or just about my characters.) Even if it's not questions, I'm still happy to talk! I'm sorry I haven't been very active on dA, I've been a lot more happy with real life stuff lol. //i've gotten me a romantic interest hinthint
But in all seriousness, let's talk. You can talk/tell me the questions on here or Skype, whichever you prefer.
I'm going to probably leave dA soon enough (lost interest; da is just full of teenage drama I don't want to see everyday). My goals on dA aren't as important anymore, and I might be moving to Twitter instead. I'll post my Twitter here for people to follow me on once I get it set up. (I have everything blocked on it right now because I mostly use Twitter for fandom related things). Until then, I'm going to give out my skype for everyone to contact me on if you're a friend (or just a stranger and wish to talk). I don't know when I'll be leaving, but when I do, I'll make a journal for everyone to know. Just because I leave dA won't mean I won't come to check on it, though. I'll still check to see the artists I like and for designs and so on, so I won't deactivate it, and I will keep my pictures open to the public.
Any suggestions of anything (like websites to join) would be nice~

Skype: kinkinaare
please tell me who you are when you send me a contact request. i'll most likely accept it anyways!
Finally get to calm down omfg;; i haven't announced this friday because literally ALL i've been doing is sleeping. i'm a sad person.
How are you all enjoying your break?
Sometimes people need to let off some steam but have no one to rant to.
If you want to rant about anything, here's the place to do it. If you want to tell me personally, you can go ahead and send me a note. I won't guarantee I will be as much help (since I'm not good at helping people in the first place,) but I want people to feel better and not accidentally blow on the wrong person. No matter what your opinion is or how offensive or sensitive the topic is, you can go ahead and tell me! If someone replies to your comment and ends up being rude, just ignore them. Opinions are opinions. And this is a rant section. Rant away.