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I haven't posted a new journal in exactly a year. Wow...sorry about that.
Consider me rectifying that.

Just updated the gallery with some Mad Max Fury Road fan art stuffs, so take a look at that, wrap your eyeballs around it and tell me what you think.
I'm not even sure if anyone reads these anymore! :blush:

I'm going to have another spring clean when I get back from my holiday, so if there's anything anyone who has commissioned me wants to keep, download like your life depended on it. :)

Another year older, not necessarily wiser, but still alive. I hope you are all well!
  • Mood: Embarrassed
  • Listening to: Chapter Doof extended edition.
Coma: Doof Warrior by blue-but-beautiful
Coma: Doof Warrior
Another MM:FR piece. I actually began this one before doing the quick portrait of Nux, but needed to tweak this one a bit before submitting. This guy is easily one of my favourite characters, I always end up liking the ones who have little screen time :XD: He made the best of the screen time he did have!

Photoshop CS5 and Painter 12. Also countless hours of hair tearing when I missed little things.
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Nux MM:FR by blue-but-beautiful
Nux MM:FR
A super quick portrait of the character Nux from Mad Max: Fury Road, done in about an hour from start to finish.
He always looks like an over eager puppy, I couldn't not have him grin.

So shiny, so Chrome.
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Jules by blue-but-beautiful
Jules
A quick piece of gift art for an RP friend. This is her OC, Jules.
Aprox 2 hours in Photoshop CS5 and Painter 12.
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That Kuati Woman
Artist | Professional | Varied
United Kingdom
Current Residence: UK
Favourite genre of music: Metal, Industrial, a bit of everything except pop.
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Personal Quote: chaos, panic, disorder...my work here is done.
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Reconnecting

Fri Jul 11, 2014, 8:03 AM
I'm in your Khala reconnectingz. 
And for those of you who speak English, English, I'm sort of back from the back of beyond. While I haven't been totally gone (I do like to check out what everyone has been up to here) I've definitely been spending a lot less time frequenting the places I used to. 
That seems set to change as I change up a few things in my life.

This year, to put it plainly, has been awful. I've not been this messed up in a very, very long time and it's not a place I ever wanted to visit again. But what's done is done. The only thing I could liken it to is feeling like some crazed scientist has taken every emotional facet of me apart, done weird and wonderful crazy experiments to them and stuck me back together again backwards. I've been torn, at my wits end one second, and laughing as if it were nothing the next. 
I'm an introvert at the best of times (stay out of my head, you wouldn't like the soundtrack!), but I completely felt withdrawn, I couldn't deal with how I was feeling, much less deal with people asking me how I felt and what I was going to do. There aren't many people I consider close friends, but I'm very grateful to those who took the time to try and ask me those things back then, I know you were trying to help, I just wasn't emotionally capable of dealing with stuff at the time. But know I really DO appreciate it, even if it appeared like all I wanted to do was wallow for a while. Truth is, I was still in shock. 

I realize that when crap like that happens it would be easy to be drawn into a downward spiral of spending every night in the bar drinking myself into a deranged stupor that would make James 'Jimmy' Raynor look like a lightweight, but I was determined not to let that happen, so I decided I needed a distraction and that distraction has been the source of a bit of humour from people who know me and are now in the belief I'm now training myself up so I can survive the zombie apocalypse. :rofl: Or at least out-swim the zombies!

Yesterday, for instance, I swam a mile non stop, yay for me. A feat me and my weedy gangly arms couldn't have achieved six months ago! :lol:  I've also discovered I can hold my breath for a ridiculously long time. This comes in handy when someone smelly sits down next to you on the bus.
But that's not the only thing I have been doing whilst  wandering out in the dark void of voidyness, no. I'm in talks with someone about doing an art/music collaboration with someone, along with a few little commissions along the way.
I've completely changed out my commission structure, so now there's no way people can fleece me and make me work for free, yay!

I reopened my etsy shop and stocked it with a few novelty items, including 'Bookiees' my Nom Bunny Star Wars equivelant. Check those out, I'll try and post pics soon, but my camera is a pile of soggy pants, so expect graininess. In a few days time I'm off to go check out new places to live along with applying for a bunch of new jobs too. This is as close to normal as I have felt since November last year, I've got a little way to go yet, I know, but I've also come a long way too. 

So enough of this great wall'o'text, I just needed to get that off my chest and say "Oh hai guise, I know it's been like months and stuff but your assassin-ninja-sharks failed."

Also, I'm now 99% sure the fact I work in the dark has affected my ageing process. I found a picture of me when I was 22 and the only thing that's changed is my haircut,  haircolour and the tiny scar above my right eyebrow I got when I was 25. SWEET! :iconexcitedplz: Approaching 32 doesn't seem so bad now :XD: 

  • Mood: Tired
  • Listening to: Blue Stahli - Takedown
  • Eating: Raspberries
  • Drinking: water

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AzureAngel2ihrs Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015
Thanks for the fav and seeing you arround, luv.
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blue-but-beautiful Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Professional General Artist
hehe, no problem, good to see you're keeping up with the art!
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SARS-08 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015
Heyo! :D Thanks for the fav.
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blue-but-beautiful Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Professional General Artist
Herro stranger! And you're very welcome :D
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Qudlia101 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Vong. I love your art style and your Yuuzhan Vong. (Best race ever.) Can't wait to see more! \(=^…^)/"
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blue-but-beautiful Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :) Been a little while since I drew anything Yuuzhan Vong, but you never know, there's always room for one more ;)
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FedhaGrulo Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch Miss Awesome!! :la:
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blue-but-beautiful Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015  Professional General Artist
And thank YOU for the watch as well! :glomp:
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FedhaGrulo Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome! :hug:
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richardthebloody Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015
Just stppping in to say HAI! :D
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