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[align=center]Hanazuki_Pen.png

 

A Japanese school girl who is not Japanese, nor a school girl.[/align]

 

I wanted to draw Hanazuki again, so I did. I was reminded of my school days, when I would haul around big bags full of heavy books, and thought it'd be nice to see her carrying the same.

 

Hanazuki herself seems concerned about her uniqueness, especially in regards to her hairstyle. While being a red head like Midori, she doesn't want to look exactly like her. She's trying to find her own look, though is having some difficulty thus far. Honestly I think she looks fine.

 

Thanks for the comments Groovy-Guru, ableddisress!

 

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I think that the hairstyle looks just fine, personally, and that red hair fits it well. How is she going about finding her own look, just trying different things out? I suppose searching different hairstyles to see what might fit better would be a good idea.

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I think that the hairstyle looks just fine, personally, and that red hair fits it well. How is she going about finding her own look, just trying different things out? I suppose searching different hairstyles to see what might fit better would be a good idea.

 

Yeah, she's mainly been experimenting with her hairstyles at this point. She doesn't seem to show signs of ditching the schoolgirl outfit or anything of the sort. Though, I guess this is because her attire is so basic that it ended up becoming distinct in its own way, heh.

 

Kind of reminds me of how Russell Bagman from Super Robot Wars was so plain and generic that he ended up being very distinct.

 

Though doing this drawing made me consider the prospect of using the home-grown thought folk as inspiration for cartoons and comic strips. Such things don't seem like a far fetched idea, but it seems like something that's rarely explored beyond direct representation of their person and location. Though that being said, I haven't jumped in to making cartoon strips for years, so I'd have to do some practice with storytelling.

 

Thanks for the response, Vosaiu

 

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Little leaf fairy Midori (Though technically she's not because she's a brain buddy)[/align]

 

I'm thinking about starting to do commission work, since my cash is starting to get low, and until I find higher paying work, I'm going to need to do what little I can to increase income. Since I'm drawing nearly daily now, I think it may be a good idea to get my feet wet with doing work for others.

 

But, I'm not entirely sure of how to begin with it, or how I should set my pricing at the moment. I'll have to take some time to measure how much time it takes me to do sketches (At least these I figure I can get out in an hour), line work, then vector work. I currently don't paint, so I can't really say that's part of my skill set. As well, what kind of subjects I'm willing to draw will also have to be a consideration. I don't only draw cute girls, that is a fact, but I do have some work to do if I want to expand beyond humanoid subjects (I've been working on taking not of my surroundings, so I can draw more inorganic stuff).

 

And of course, my actual work schedule is also a factor in it.

 

This is something I felt I should share with you guys, since I've been working my drawing habit back up here, and I thought it'd be nice to let you know of these plans. I'm not doing anything right away, but once I finish research and set-up, I'll let you guys know.

 

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A few days ago, I had a funny little thing happen when I began meditating for that day. I wanted to tell the story, but I soon came to think it would be better in comic form, rather than as just text. So, I began work on sketching it out. Here is what I have so far...

 

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I may go and make this in to a wallpaper, as well as polishing the other sketches I've posted in the last week. I think it'd time to start focusing on completing things again.

 

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I love the comic format! The story somehow feels more engaging this way. I'm looking forward to seeing the rest of the story unfold, hehe.

I have 10 tulpas, but I'm only actively working on Reah, my first tulpa currently.

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| So, what was the answer?

 

An awkward explanation about the differences between real high school girls and cartoons ones. I still feel awkward just thinking about it, especially since I'm at a point where I don't want to oggle either example. Though I get the impression that the question was regarding herself more than anything.

 

| I love the comic format! The story somehow feels more engaging this way. I'm looking forward to seeing the rest of the story unfold, hehe.

 

This ones going to be a 4 panel work only, I want to focus on finishing things, rather than building huge epics. That tends to happen with my creative process, and it always results in either nothing, or a project that never leaves the planning stages. I may make comics of other events, but I'll make sure they're short and to the point.

 

Thank you two for your comments! Peace.

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I went and did some cleaning of a few sketches I've posted in the previous page, as well as the Hanazuki backpack sketch, as you can see above. In this one, I did another modification of Abigail's facial features, to better reflect the sort of emotion and personality she displayed. At first, I had her with a more bored and blank look, but in light of some recent interaction, I turned it into a very small smile.

 

I've noticed that I do draw a lot of my gals with smiles of some sort. I had a feeling that it was too much, but I don't think I'll stop. Abigail really did look better with a smile in the above picture, even if it was a slight one.

 

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