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Yin Yang by moni158 Yin Yang :iconmoni158:moni158 18,863 622
Lackadaisy - Patreon
I've recently left my job in the game industry so that I could focus more of my time and attention on Lackadaisy.  Patreon is my weapon of choice in trying to see this to fruition.
If more Lackadaisy comic updates, illustrations, tutorials, mini-comics, books and other things interests you, please do check it out!

Notes on Character Design
I received the question pictured below at my tumblr blog.  In case it's useful to anyone here, I decided to go ahead and use this otherwise dormant journal to share the article I put together in response.
Character design and drawing are tome-sized topics and even if I had all the answers (I don't - I have a lot to learn), I'm not sure I could communicate them effectively. Here are some thoughts an ideas that might help, though.
First, some general things...
- Relax.
Let some of that anxiety go. This isn't a hard science. There's no wrong way,
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Lion Portrait by Kawiku Lion Portrait :iconkawiku:Kawiku 2,925 100 City by FlorentLlamas City :iconflorentllamas:FlorentLlamas 1,227 50 Fanart - Five Wizards by kittyninjafish Fanart - Five Wizards :iconkittyninjafish:kittyninjafish 46 14 Happiness by Catherine-PL Happiness :iconcatherine-pl:Catherine-PL 1,532 124 Avatar durarara! fixed by Minari-hanul Avatar durarara! fixed :iconminari-hanul:Minari-hanul 1,627 91 Silmarillion's Maidens by CristianaLeone Silmarillion's Maidens :iconcristianaleone:CristianaLeone 580 88 Outlier by turningshadow Outlier :iconturningshadow:turningshadow 1,815 59 Telduria by MaximePLASSE Telduria :iconmaximeplasse:MaximePLASSE 348 63
They say the one who prays
They say the one who prays receives much more
than whom we pray for, shaping what we want
to what we get.  We find a way to pour
the outcomes into candle molds we can't
have fashioned for ourselves. But then we light
the wax and sniff the scent and call us blessed
by blessings in disguise.  For what is right
in contexts so complex we cannot test?
For those who say that praying contradicts
free will or undercuts the will to change
injustice, fine.  You have no wax, no wicks,
no blessing and no curse, you are the sage.
I pray to sculpt the candle and the mold
and scent with pity earth and heaven's hold.
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the Gaang by Akimiya the Gaang :iconakimiya:Akimiya 16,689 751 Spiritual by redeyehare Spiritual :iconredeyehare:redeyehare 4,605 110 Teamwork is Magic by ChaosKomori Teamwork is Magic :iconchaoskomori:ChaosKomori 87 17 Bottle it Up by Kiriska Bottle it Up :iconkiriska:Kiriska 948 32



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Christopher McKitterick
United Kingdom
Faith: Christian
Current Residence: The land of much unsorted paper, once again.


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theperian Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for adding 'Erato' to your collection! :heart:
Laurentiusje Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I :heart: you're name ;p
in a positive way :squee:
EllaMinnoP Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love your username!!
TheSeventhOfSeven Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
Thanks, I guess!
EllaMinnoP Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Any time
PuffinShak Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
DeviantWATCH! Thanks Chris =D
TheSeventhOfSeven Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
You are welcome ;D
AxelJack Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
TheSeventhOfSeven Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012
I cannot say that I entirely agree. Could you elaborate?
AxelJack Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
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