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Day 32...oh wow,  I have passed the one month mark!  Time is totally flying.  My piece for today, done with fine liners, copic pens for shading and Photoshop.  I do enjoy playing with textures and I love the old fatigued and dirtied look.  Lots of fun.  It looks like an old photograph!  Well...if the dude looked a little less cartoonified...

Well I finished one big job today and it all went through without a hitch and the client was very happy with the finished product which in turn makes me very happy.  I do have to knuckle down on the pilot gig tomorrow and hopefully make them happy.   I am glad to be getting gigs though and hoping for more paid work to come up soon.  It would be nice.

Somebody actually asked if I only work for commission or if I do anything for the "love of it".  Tsk, tsk...what I do in my own time, I do for the love of it and because I enjoy animating and drawing outside of a job.  I always say that I love what I do, but that doesn't mean that because I love what I do that I should be asked to do anything for free. Sorry, doesn't work that way.  I am a creative professional and I will not work for free.  If I do anything for "free" or just for the "love of it" I would do it for myself, I would do it for friends whose animation projects I support and want to see succeed (and they would do the same for me) and yes, my parents get freebies.  They are my parents after all and they do give me other things.

For other news...my house still smells like burnt brownie and I have every intention of going to the gym tomorrow! I need to work off all the sugar I've eaten in the last 2 days.  On another note, I watched Captain America last night and I really enjoyed it!  Was a really fun film and I do like how Captain America was portrayed.  I am dubious about the upcoming Avengers Movie though...

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  1. I had long hair like that once. Rose hated it...actually i didnt like it that much either. I vowed to not cut my hair until I finished my Porcelain film. 5 years later I had some regrets. haha

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  2. Wow, you're still going strong with your daily drawing, I am so impressed because I know you're so busy anyway. Love this one, love the hair :)

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  3. How about your sister?? You'll be soo happy cause I have stuff for you!!

    Btw -This is vey cool! :D

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