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Bee And Puppycat by Aashur
Bee And Puppycat
Today's daily sketch challenge is to draw Bee and Puppycat. It was fun and a really good exercise. :3 I should do more of these. >_>
Moved out of Mom's house. Into sisters. 

Spring - No promises

Journal Entry: Tue Oct 21, 2014, 5:39 AM
No promises on if I would post (not that anyone is concerned over that by now, eh?), but this spring I am going to go to Waubonsee CC for their drawing classes. I've decided to come into it as though I don't know how to do any drawing, and here is why:
For a long time I've ached over details and bashed my work because of my lack of technical skill. Going into learning how to draw from the ground up, there is a better chance of being able to find just what that technical skill is that I am lacking, and what is making me have so little faith in anything I do. 
I taught myself, shamefully, through others works. (The works that have any copying or referencing from other artists I have already placed in scraps.) For a while I thought I was learning through this method, and in a way I was, but I could never get over the guilt that I was never taught properly. I used to wear this method of 'self teaching' as a badge, but not a shiny one lest people see me for who I was: A fake.
So now that I am in a stable financial situation I will be starting from the ground up, and allow myself to be taught properly how to draw, or paint, or what have you.
I feel doing this will help me love my artwork again, instead of be ashamed of it every time I do a sketch, or a brush stroke.

CSS by CherieNoir. Graphics by Tzolkin, HauntingVisionsStock and Lileya.
  • Mood: Remorse
  • Listening to: Moon - Far away
  • Playing: League of Legends


Chris Newlin
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
I'm a FtM transgendered individual (This is why it says 'Male' up there.) who is going to glomp your face... You know you want it. ):<

Current Residence: Illinois
Favourite genre of music: I'm a rocker of all that is rock, metal, and occasionally celtic music.

Personal Quote: Woof.

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Hax-Makina Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey !!! Thanks a lot for the watch =)
Aashur Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
np your stuff is amazing
Serbeena Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Lily Wishing a Happy Birthday
dfrntTimes Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
OH THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR RE-WATCHING ME Yato and Hiyori (Snuggy Alt) [V1] 
Aashur Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aaaack The glompage! o_o I am definitely that purple eyed chick in that thumbnail...

Ah what the hell.
*glomps back!!* :D
dfrntTimes Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
dfrntTimes Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
Hey, I'm going threw my old Watchers list, and letting them know that I have moved from lil-kuja-love to dfrntTimes. This avatar is the one I use now. Thank you so much for watching me in the past ^ ^ I hope you like my work in the future to make you wanna watch again. Hope all is well <3 Take care :D
Fastfood Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
:salute: Hey, thank you for the support! :thanks:
Zak05 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconrudeboyskunkplz::iconrudeboyskunkplz2::iconrudeboyskunkplz3: :)
Lunareth Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much for watching me! ^_^
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