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Mon Jan 12, 2015, 6:20 AM
I feel like I've been neglecting everything here and that I haven't been honest to you enough.  Truth is, I go to this weird online school in which the teachers don't control exactly when we get something done, so sometimes you fall behind in your studies - which is what happened to me.  I've caught up now, so I've been putting more effort into my art and literature.  This is what I meant whenever I used to say I got "behind in my schoolwork".

Now on why I haven't posted much of that, is because most of my pictures are regarding stories I don't want to post on the internet yet - and may or may not be spoilerific.  So, I'm stalling on that, which is a problem because most all of my pictures are inspired by stories I've dedicated myself to.  (I have done a picture or two recently that don't involve my stories, so maybe I'll post those.) On a happier note, I am doing a big picture illustrating a short story that I am very happy with, so I hope that I get that done soon and post both together for you to see.  The illustration is taking a very long time, see!

On the topic of my work, I've also been working with my big sister to make a Wordpress site to host my work from and hopefully draw some income from before I graduate, though I'm not getting my hopes up yet. (I can dream, though, right?) This is probably where most of my professional works are going to be given their first release, because frankly, lit rarely gets as much attention as paintings and illustrations on dA, and I want that to be at the forefront of my portfolio.  The illustrations are a supplement.

With that said... How have you been doing?  Any plans?  I want to be back in the loop again.

  • Mood: Content
  • Listening to: Zeotrope by Nagi Yanagi
  • Reading: Nothing
  • Watching: Nothing
  • Playing: Nothing
  • Eating: Nothing
  • Drinking: Nothing

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Hi.
I'm your local neighborhood grump, author, illustrator, and underage wizard.
I like speculative fiction, fantasy, mystery, military and war time fiction, with a pinch of comedy to lift the mood every now and again. I spend most of my time drawing, writing, pixelling, working on school, being a nerd, and writing stupid strings of words like the one you are reading right now.
I also like androids, cheese, books, words, being pensive, video games, computers, tea, snakes, mythology, and wandering aimlessly around the kitchen when I'm bored.
Here you'll find cheese-flavored (otherwise called "cheesy") old pictures and stories from a year ago. You'll want to focus on the ones from 2013 onward; those are much more mild in the cheese department and focus more on plot, logic, and are approved by mystery and suspense before being served. Believe me when I say that I've taken levels in cooking up stories; lots and lots of them.
Most of my stuff comes from random bursts of inspiration I like to call an "Inspiration Attack", but these usually take up the form of images containing pre-existing characters; only one picture ever contained a character I had never seen before. It's called "L O U D". Look at it sometime. It's cool and has lots of bright colors.
So yeah. Check out my stuff. It's cool stuff.
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:iconunbearableme:
UnbearableME Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014
your art is really good :)
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ColoredTalesStudios Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you! :3
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vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the :+devwatch: :happybounce:
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ColoredTalesStudios Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Student General Artist
You're welcome! And thank you for the Llama! :D
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vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. :aww:
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infectitious Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Are your commissions open :0
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ColoredTalesStudios Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Student General Artist
Yes, and currently I'm holding a sale. Interested?
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infectitious Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
First Commission: 
OC Lorilei Lazuli
Dress: www.outerinner.com/blog/wp-con… scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hp…
Pose: Can you give her a crown and have ice and snow surrounding her. She's a ice woman/medusa. And she's a model >u<

Second Commission:
OC Amara Milis
Pose: She's a controller of space and time, so something with a space-like background? C:

Third Commission: 
OC Kumiko Tsumi
Hair: Pigtails with bangs covering HER left eye.
Body/Outfit: scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hp… scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hp… scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hp…  (Her eye is supposed to be red I made a mistake :C and her skirt is supposed to be black)
Pose: She uses fire so something with a fire-ish background and her holding a scythe?

 That's uh 150 points right? o-o


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ColoredTalesStudios Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Student General Artist
Eh, 'scuse me, but I can't seem to access any of the references for Kumiko Tsumi, and the hair references for Lorilei also seem to be missing.  Is there an error or did you move/remove them?  If so, can you give me the updated URLs or send them to me through Sta.sh?
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ColoredTalesStudios Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Student General Artist
Yes, that's 150 points.
Do you have a deadline in mind? At least a rough date you'd like to have your pictures done? Note that I have a commission I'm already working on that I'm trying to get done within the week, so if you could work around that it'd be great.
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