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Hi everyone~ It seems like the only time I write here is to update you on my once or twice a year convention I'm attending. XD If you want to see more frequent updates please check out my Twitter

Anyway I was lucky enough to be in comic market this year, this time with my long time friend Uniliun ~ It would mean a lot if you are able to come out and say hi or take a look at our stuff. ;v; As usual I'll have posters, prints (below), double sided keychains, buttons, bookmarks and stickers. Also this year I made some limited special greeting cards like I've always wanted. =v=

On-spot commissions are available on Friday and Saturday only, so bring a reference if you like~

I also have a panel of art in the art auction / Gallery Momiji this year, although it won't be a lot. They are one of a kind only.

As always I look forward to seeing everyone. QvQ I honestly hate to admit it but I tend to feel like my next AN could potentially be my last, since I don't know how long I will be able to do this for, given my busy future;

Yoliuni by yolichan

Printcatalogue 11x17 Web by yolichan
Printcatalogue Letter Web by yolichan


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Hi everyone~ This weekend May 27-29 I will be at Anime North comic market/artist alley at table G10 with vr7 ! I'll be bringing posters, prints, buttons, stickers and my smile. (つ°ヮ°)つ We'll also be doing commissions on the spot, so please bring a reference if you'd like me to draw your OC or other character. ;v;

Here is a small inventory of my prints (may update later with buttons and keychains). All the large prints also come in a smaller version. I won't be displaying all the large posters, so if there's anything you're interested in please ask or flip through my books.~ I am planning to discontinue a lot of the older posters and merchandise so you can expect some discount on a few things. Fellow artists also feel free to print trade with me. TvT

Catalogue by yolichan
Catalogue2 by yolichan
ANCM16 Table Layout by yolichan

I also have some original pieces in Gallery Momiji's auction. I hope you can take a look.
I am excited! It feels like a long time since I've seen people and I miss you all and I can't wait to see your cosplays and I hope this won't be my last convention (but it will probably be my last one for a while). See you there. ;v;/

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Hello hello~ Thank you all for the recent birthday wishes! I really appreciate it. TvT

Just a quick notice that I'll be at Fan Expo in Toronto from Sep 3-7 at table A38~! I'll be tabling with CocoChoco C: Come find us and say hi~ It will be my first time. I hope I don't pass out. OTL

Some new acrylic case keychains available. *Q* Plus posters and on-spot commissions and buttons and more stuff.~

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Hellos~! Been a while again. TwT;

Anime North is coming up this weekend and I'll be displaying some original and limited artwork up for auction and in Gallery Momiji~ Please take a look if you can. ;w; Here's a preview (of the traditional stuff)~!

Gallery Momiji Artwork

Sadly I won't be in comic market. ;3; If you'd like any prints from me please check the Gallery Momiji store (Hall F by the dealers I believe). They will be for sale there at a super discount. XD  And if you're a fellow artist/friend in comic market that would like to print trade, I can come around on Sunday too.~ >3<

As for other conventions later this year, I'm planning to do FanExpo in Toronto. It will be my first time. QuQ *nervous*  I'm also hoping to go to Otakuthon in Montreal, but I'm currently looking for a hotel. If anyone would like to share a room, or if you know anyone that needs an extra (nice) person, please let me know~!

As you may notice, I've been somewhat inactive here (everywhere) and I apologize. TAT I'm currently working on two illustration projects and one design project that are larger than my typical commission, so it has taken up a bit of time and led me to close commissions until I finish them. I've also been studying web design and development more as it's my other passion aside from drawing, trying to learn as much as I can. If anyone needs a website made, don't hesitate to ask me. XD  Career wise, my life has been tough but I'm still enjoying every moment.

Once again I want to thank those who still watch me, comment, favourite, and even make a donation on my brush sets. Everything that comes through my message box always gives me the warm fuwafuwa feels. <3

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Happy New Year everyone~! It's been a while since I made another journal. >w<

This year was really.. interesting. I'd say it was less eventful than other years in terms of conventions (AN was a blast though!) and I had stopped making Android wallpapers and brush sets for the most part. However I focused more on updating my design portfolio, more personal art and commission work.

Some highlights; I received more commission orders this year than past years so I thank you all for that. u3u I started making some speedpaint videos and will look into doing more. I also completed Inktober! 31 ink drawings of October which you can view on tumblr here 1 2 3 4  It's an accomplishment for me because it's very hard to find time to do personal art these days. ;3; And most notably, I returned to Dofus MMO briefly and won their grand creative contest. I was truly overjoyed and surprised. QwQ I can't wait to get their 10 year anniversary artbook. <3



Unfortunately it was a rough year in terms of personal life, with pressure from family to be more successful, get my license(much scare), hurry with marriage(not quite there yet), financial issues and emotional times. After 3.5 years I'm out of my full time job.. I still have a hard time admitting it to friends and family because of their huge expectation for me to find "good" work quickly, live a certain lifestyle, and not be a disgrace to life. Being a grown up is hard. =A=  But I've decided to take some steps for improvement. Next week I'll be starting a web design and development program that should help me gain more of the skills I need to do the work I want. I'm excited because it will be totally new experience from what I got out of undergrad, and I'll be learning up-to-date stuff that I always hoped to pursue. ;w;

Commissions are still open~ However I can only accept ones that are willing to wait upwards to 6 weeks because of my new schedule, sorry about that. I haven't really advertised it here because I had/still have a few projects keeping me busy. T3T

In all honesty, my year would have been a lot more disappointing if I didn't have the support of commissioners, watchers and friends who allow me to keep doing what I love doing. You're all awesome and make me hopeful for my future. ;w; Thank you so much foreverrr. <3

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Hi everyone~! For the first time in a while I’m taking commissions~

I’m doing something a little different this time. I made a landing page that gives you a brief overview of my work. All prices, samples, instructions and policies are there. I'm offering commissions of all types ranging from chibis to full body artwork, with prices starting at $5 and up. C: So head on over there now~

Additionally I created a simple Google contact form. So if you’d like to order, fill out the form here~!

Of course you are still welcome to note me on here and other places with questions or anything, but if you are ordering, I will likely ask for same the information on that form. I thought it might make the procedure more smooth. Please don't be afraid to ask me anything. ;3;

Thank you all in advance for the support. <3

Will probably update this journal to a lengthy one later, just wanted to get the word out there right now. <3

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Hi everyone~ I'm back from Anime North!

It was really fun as always. 8D Had a great time tabling with CocoChoco and neighbouring with Jiayi and R0cket-Cat who are all extremely nice and talented, I'm so lucky to be spend the weekend with them. ;v; To my surprise I sold out of a couple prints and buttons (because I forgot my button machine boo). I will put up the leftovers in my Storenvy, hopefully soon~~ Thank you everyone who came by to say hi, browse our stuff, comment or even buy something. Also thank you for giving me lots of gifts and candy and sweets hahaha. Being in artist alley always helps me gain lots of valuable experience and made special memories, I feel really blessed to have this opportunity  QwQ 

Awesome people I got to see this year:
:iconakimiya: :iconshana-chan01: :iconspidershii: :iconcrystal-of-ix: :iconnayuki-chan: :iconvr7: :iconkarzahnii: :iconmaiji: :iconcloudy12: :iconflame-kishi: :iconbreadgehog: :iconreafu-fu: :icon5ammay: :iconzeekayart:
and more that I might have forgotten o<-<

I also thought of a fun idea for a short contest involving my kitty poster, so check it out at the deviation below, ends on Wednesday.
All Aboard the Catbus by yolichan

Winners and participants will get a chance to win a small sketch from me or a set of these buttons! owo;;
IMG 20140601 002450 copy by yolichan



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I'll be at D08 with :iconcocochoco:~! Come say hi. C:


New posters for this year:

New letter size prints for this year:

Some new keychain designs this year:

-- and many more things that I can't post! OTL
I will have a spot in Gallery Momiji as well with limited special artworks. *Q* And I am doing on-spot commissions on Friday and Saturday, so feel free to bring any references or requests~ See you guys on Friday!

Fyi here's a small list of some fandoms we'll have: Ano Hana, LoL, Log Horizon, Kyoukai no Kanata, Nagi no Asukara, Kagepro, Pokemon, Magi, Madoka, Chobits, Clannad, 8th Grade Syndrome, Bakemonogatari, Vocaloid,Sailor Moon, SAO, Ponyo, MLP, nyan cats, TOUHOU (<3)

Edit: A Toronto dA group is also hosting a devMEET at Anime North if you want to join in. Info here : toronto.deviantart.com/journal…

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Hellos~ I'm a bit late announcing this, but I will be at Anime North this year in May! I had no luck in the lottery but CocoChoco was nice enough to share her space and I am so grateful to have the opportunity ahh. <333 Please check out her awesome stuff. 8D I will also have some originals and posters up for auction in Gallery Momiji too. Gonna be preparing for the next few months now, look forward to lots of new art. ;w;

There is a chance that I won't be able to do non-local conventions this year. If that's the case, I will work hard to open up my store(finally) and offer commissions again, or perhaps work on *dundunn* an artbook project. ;O; But I haven't decided on what theme or series I want to do yet. I'm considering something original, something lolita themed, or possibly Touhou. Lol. If there is anything you would like to see, please feel free to suggest it !~ ;u;

Some less good news, I do have a personal need to re-open commissions and sales later, which I can elaborate if/after I reach my goal. The projects will likely start after AN though because con prep sometimes drains me. o<-< I'll be thankful for all the support (but only if you want to). ;3;

Also to make this journal less boring (haha), I decided to add some features. Enjoy. C:

Hisaya by CocoChoco :thumb342430531: HP Secret Santa by Miivei :thumb434550941: The Great Grey Wolf, Sif by Immp Miyabi by naomicoco Skyward Sword - Zelda by ayami :thumb383811194: Lightning Redesign by im-a-tumor ___DS:Hsien-Ko by sinix

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Happy Holidays everyone~! It's a random feature journal..~
As you may or may not know, I've been on the internet for a long time.. (_ _)\ and I thought I'd share with you some artists whose art I have been following since 2003 or longer~! It's also a nice excuse to use the new mention feature. XD Here they are in no particular order~

:iconyolin: Superhero time! (scribblenauts) by yolin
Yolin | Our names are so similar haha..~ We go way back during our Digimon fandom days.~ and I've received lots of adorable art from her (you can view on my site) She currently makes animations and comics. c:

:iconmalawai: Chibiterasu by malawai
malawai | Formerly lisatails. Another friend who I discovered through our love of Digimon / furries. XD She has a very soft colouring style and I think her old work is just as loveable as her new work - I mean look at this adorable Gatomon from 2002! D8

:iconkinasaur: :thumb413445450:
kinasaur | Formerly cuppapup Her work has evolved so much since 2003~ Check out this art trade I've kept from her in 2005 / 6. TAT Her work now uses deeper tones and she occasionally has some exhibitions and art for sale. :D

:iconnayuki-chan: Kuchiki Byakuya by nayuki-chan
Nayuki | Her older work had a very soft CG style and thicker defined lines. Her current work has a very different colour palette with more dynamic poses; a huge improvement from 10 years ago~. She doesn't post much online nowadays, but she is still actively drawing and you might see her work at various conventions.~

:iconkina: Kikwear Cheetah Sporting Kikgirl by kina
Kina | She has a talent for both web design and illustration. Her work was always very vibrant, and I love her character designs! I even had the honour of doing an art trade with her at one point. *Q*;

:iconazurerat: Hundred Project 2005-complete- by AzureRat
Azurerat | Old friend who makes furry and anime illustrations. He has drawn a lot of others' original characters like in his Hundred Project:  Now he is working similarly on a "Battle Cards" project. We finally met ten years later at Anime Expo. *Q*

:iconjiggly: The Paul Reveres Has Updated! by jiggly
Jiggly | Probably one of the oldest artists I've known before I even discovered deviantART; There was once an oekaki board called Patamon's Pad, and all Digimon fan artists flocked there to draw and chat. jiggly was the owner of Patamon's Pad. Some pretty awesome memories there - it was my first experience with digital art beyond MSPaint!! She now has a frequently updated comic called The Paul Reveres. :'D

:icontarahm: Digimon 13th Anniversary by tarahm
Tarah | Another from our oekaki days. XD  She had an oekaki board that I would occasionally draw on (I believe kariavalon and capriangel was on too I think? OTL ); I still saved this collab that she drew and I coloured, maybe ten years ago ahaha. I had the fortune of meeting her a couple years ago at a convention, and this year we tabled beside each other at Otakuthon! We also have bi-weekly craft sessions now. ;v;b

:iconjasentamiia:
Jasen Tamiia | Makes both art and music. :'D  He has very kindly hosted my site all these years.~~ We also met once at Anime Expo 2012~ *Q*

:iconparororo: Clouds and electric posts by Parororo
pyromaniac | Traditional media / coloured pencil artist. Very unique style and has developed many original characters in recent years. This person doesn't know me lol but maybe, someday, senpai will notice me..

It's great seeing how much these artists have evolved and to see that they're still creating to this day~ Of course I've discovered lots of new artists as well and hope to feature them in the future. TwT ;;;



Moving on -- I posted a Photoshop brush a while back and also wanted to feature those who have used the brush in their work. I just wanna say I really appreciate it and am happy that it was useful to others. ;u; Also thanks to those who purchased / donated, you didn't have to as it was free and all, but I'm very happy for the support. Every bit counts. ;3;

<da:thumb id="421844722"/> <da:thumb id="401448300"/> pigy152 sig by pigy152 AnoHana by Jamie-B <da:thumb id="419687105"/> Pretty Like A Lily Pad by WHATiFGirl Menma by Crysta198

Note: I am also finishing up commissions. Gah I'm sorry for the lateness. OTL
Edit: Added chibi option, dunno why I forgot this. ><
Hello~!

It's been a long time since I opened commissions (and it will probably be another long time after this). I will only be open for a short time. ;v;

Offering: Half-body or chibi, digital colour, transparent or simple background. See samples below.
Price: $15 USD for chibi or $20 USD for half-body, per character, Paypal only.
How to order: Note me with the form/information below!

Your Name:
Chibi / Half-Body:
Character Reference Images:
Description of character (optional):
Additional notes (optional):



Some Rules and Notes:
  • I will reply to confirm your order and give you my Paypal address. I may have to refuse if the slots become full, sorry (unless you're willing to wait). ;A;
  • I will start after receiving the payment in full
  • Will Draw: original characters, furries, crossovers, fanart, etc.
  • Will Not Draw: 18+ material
  • Only minor modifications can be made after it's complete; if you want to see a sketch/lineart before colour, please request it in the form.
  • My goal is to finish within 2-3 weeks, though sometimes things might come up. Thanks for being patient. ;v;


Examples: I'm sorry these are rather old, my art has changed a little since then. OTL Please check my gallery for more recent work.~

Young Mikasa by yolichan The stage is ours by yolichan My Soul Your Beats by yolichan ai kotoba by yolichan HEART SIGN by yolichan Remi and Flandre Cake by yolichan

Thanks for looking. <3 Will update on more art news soon. ;w;
Hellohello~ Otakuthon sneaked up on me and I didn't get to make a journal til now. ;3;

I will be in the artists area at table #341 with minnoux~! Here is a map that our neighbour tarahm made. We'll have posters, prints, keychains, stickers, buttons and some other things. :'D  (I made a couple new artworks since AN woohoo). We will also be taking on-spot commissions~ I can do them on Friday and Saturday (most likely sketches), and as always a reference would be helpful. ;w; Feel free to drop by if you're going~ It will be my first time there and I don't speak French, so pardon my noob ways haha.. Orz

I will also be cosplaying as an actual character this time omg. But I only partially finished my cosplay. Orz So you can look for a hatless/broomless Marisa from Touhou Project on Saturday at our table haha. I may update this post with pictures if I get any chance.

In other news, I released 2 new Android live wallpapers a little while ago. ;3; Feel free to try them out if you have an Android phone, and if you have any problems please let me know:

Touhou - Cirno Live Wallpaper
Ano Hana - Menma Live Wallpaper

I haven't forgotten about the art I owe, the kiriban or my previous convention report (if anyone still cares LOL), all will be done after I come back from Montreal. ;3; Thank you for your support and all those who continue to watch and fave. <33

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Since everyone is making a post-Anime North update, I feel obligated to do the same. But, I'm hoping to make an illustrated con report in the coming weeks so you can view/read that instead. XD

This is just a brief message to say thank you everyone for making AN so wonderful!! You probably don't know how much it means to me to be able to do this, and still be alive. ;_; I am very happy to have met you all and have your support, whether you were just browsing, saying hello, commenting on my work, commissioned me, or got something at my table or auction. <3  I hope we can see each other again at the next convention. Thank you~!!

As a small thank you I'd like to do a kiriban; it's been a while. If you catch my 71337th pageview, take a full screenshot and note me with the image and a request.~ If you don't have deviantart, you can also email me. I'm willing to do a colour sketch to the first person that notes me with a timestamped screenshot. Please keep in mind that my turnover time for free stuff is a while, sorry.. OTL

Now that the craziness of Anime North is over, I have a few other things I'd like to work on:

• Prepping for Otakuthon in August~ I've been confirmed a table with minnoux~
• More Android Live Wallpapers. ;w; Now that I made new artworks, I'm excited to transform them into animated backgrounds. And I have lots of new ideas that I can't wait to implement. *Q* (am I the only one excited about this lol)
• My cosplay(s) and felt crafts, hahaha..
• I have a few leftover commissions even though I should really have just emphasized "on-spot" OTL. Unfortunately I won't be opening commissions for some time. I know I keep saying I want to, but my website and personal work that I've wanted to make has been put off for much longer. >:

More updates to come~ thank you again.

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  • Drinking: Milk tea
I'll be at A03 with slumberybunny~! Click here for map.

Some preview images, not everything is here: dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/25… dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/25…  Buttons were punched by the awesome annako. QwQ\

We'll have posters/prints of all sizes, buttons, keychains, bookmarks, stickers and other stuff. *Q* I will also be taking on-spot sketch commissions starting at 5-10 dollars on Friday and Saturday~ I am willing to do colour but I will probably limit the number this year. >: Bringing a reference will be very helpful.~ I also have some one of a kind works in Gallery Momiji, as well as some clay charms. TuT;  And I'm open to print trades on Sunday if any artists would like.~

If you bought a keychain from me in the past: if you still have it and bring it wtih you to my table, I will give you a newer one for free (if available). I feel bad that my first keychains were a bit flimsy and noob, so hopefully this will make up for it if anyone still has them. TAT;

I may or may not be cosplaying, we'll see. /sob  There is a chance that my partner won't be around on Friday, but I'll have a few of his prints. He's a really good photographer too, so you can talk to him if you want some professional photoshoots. XD

Can't wait to meet everybody!! I'm really excited (and anxious as always haha). I'm pretty shy irl so sorry if I come off awkward. Orz

Fyi here's a small list of some fandoms we'll have: Aoi no Exorcist, Ano Hana, Pokemon B/W, X/Y, Magi, Madoka, Chobits, 8th Grade Syndrome, Bakemonogatari, Vocaloid, BRS, CCS, Sailor Moon, Ponyo, LoL, MLP, nyan cats, TOUHOU (<3)

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Hellohello~
I was wondering if anyone would like to partner up for Otakuthon artist alley this summer~? TuT
I'm planning to apply for a full table next week, and I'll be travelling from Toronto with some neighbouring friends. Splitting a table would be a good help and great company, so please comment or note me if you'd like. I'm pretty easy to get along with and I share prints/supplies/foodz. Orz
Edit: I managed to get a table with minnoux~! Thanks for reading, see you at Otakuthon~~


Moving on~
I recently created my first Android live wallpaper which you may have seen in my gallery. If you have an Android phone, feel free to download and rate if you like. I'd really appreciate it  because even trying it out would be a great support to me.  I'm planning to make others so if you have suggestions please let me know.~
Sweet Rain Drops Live Wallpaper by yolichan
I started making these with LWPCreator. I'm not a programmer (anymore haha), so to be able to do this is just amazing and exactly what I was looking for to customize my phone~

I've also started using tumblr a little more. So you can find some art on there that I haven't posted here~ (mixed in with a bunch of other junk, maybe).

Still prepping for Anime North. It seems more difficult this time around because of my super busy schedule, having both Gallery Momiji and table space, and no access to a scanner //cries.  So art progress is a lot slower. I hope to have at least a couple new designs and posters. Also I really wanted to cosplay more this year but with time constraints, maybe something really simple (like Sasako from Shirukuma cafe lol! Will anyone even recognize it.. ? ;A; ) Anyway, hoping to post another update in a few weeks.~

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Hi everyone, long time no post. T_T
This is just a quick journal to say that I managed to get a comic market table for Anime North 2013!!! As well, I will have some limited edition artworks (paintings and whatnot) in Gallery Momiji.  I'm super excited~ I just gotta mail my form on time LOL. Orz  I'm looking forward to seeing everyone again. <3

Also if you're confirmed for comic market as well, I'm not sitting beside anyone at the moment - so let me know if you want to be neighbours and I'll put your name down. I'm friendly and will share snacks and I do print trades. ;n;

So for the next few months I'll be busy working on new artworks. Are there any series you would like to see me draw? Or anything out there that you could recommend? I've got a few in mind already, though I want to hear other suggestions. Of course I plan to make a ton of Touhou stuff;;; Sadly commissions will not be open for some time, but you can get one from me if you're attending AN. ;3;

Also question for artists if you've bought a button maker: where and how much did you get yours for? I am really considering getting a 1.25" machine but I know it will be a big long term investment.

That's all for now. Life has been super busy, working day and night and weekend. I am trying to expand my web design and UX design skills in my free time. I can't wait to buckle down and get back to painting. 8U

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Yes I'm on anipan too. I'm 11050.~ Some of the art I post there may be different from what I post here.  So far I like its simple interface and draw feature.

Secondly, thank you everyone for the birthday wishes! ;A; I had a tiring week - long work hours, had to go to doctor one morning to fix my hearing, then headaches and stuffy nose on my birthday, even now.. but that is OKAY, I am happy to receive all your messages. <3

Again sorry for lack of posts; I also won't be attending conventions for the rest of this year.  I have some reasons and thoughts that I've been meaning to write, but I'll save it for the next journal (whenever that will be). Thanks everyone that still watches me.~  d(≧∇≦)ノ

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I'm back from LA / Anime Expo~ (can't believe 2 weeks have passed already D: )  It was definitely one of the most special experiences I've ever had. ;u; I think it was worth all my troubles / anxiety for this time haha..

As I said before it was my first time alone on a plane which was not so bad at all after I figured out where to go Orz. Met up with table partner MayFan and her awesome friends and headed to our hotel downtown~ To be safe we didn't bring all our merch so we looked for printing places on Thursday. We had a bad experience with the service and prices there. D:  We also went to Little Tokyo that day, saw some very nice things like the Wish Tree, and May bought 20 volumes of 1 dollar manga. *A*

On Day 1 I met my table neighbours :iconazurerat: (who I've known on dA for almost 10 years!), and :iconluckyiota: :iconkyotaro: :iconsinix: on my right. We were at the back of the hall facing the wall. >:   The days of AX went by really quickly, got to see lots of cosplays and meet a lot of Touhou fans and bronies. ouo  The exhibit hall had a lot of items I've never seen in Canada (like the necomimi), but I actually didn't buy much at all. Artist alley was my favourite area, all the artists there were amazing~!  I still have to go through all the cards I collected. ;A;  By the end we did a lot better than we expected, so I was happy~

Some of the stuff I got (on my tumblr here and here) One of the photos has art/craft by :iconazurerat: :iconnobu-hazel: :iconluckyiota: :iconhitsukuya: :iconjohnsu: :iconyuumei: :iconmayfan: and more. ;x;  Also thank you those who print traded with me and asked for commissions, I feel very honoured.~

It also amazes me when people drop by and tell me they're familiar with me / my artwork lol. ;__;  I'm so glad I got to meet long time artists and friends like  JasenTamiia twiichii aka-ami among others, it made this convention really special.~

The real highlight of this trip for me was meeting some other good friends who I've known for many years but had yet to meet. I spent years saving up (and growing up) so I could finally do this. A-and it was amazing. TAT  Everyone there, whether I was close to them or not, was so very kind. OTL  Friends came from different parts of California and brought me gifts and lunch every day and took me to interesting food places. ;A; It still hasn't sunk into my head that I was able to accomplish this dream and everything turned out nicer than I imagined. It makes me so sad that I have to be far away from people I love so much; this trip was very memorable for me. ;w;

That's just a short summary of what happened, I'll go into details another time in another blog. Artist alley tables for AX2013 are already on sale. ;A; Very tempted to go again..


In other news, Atomic Lollipop is this weekend at Sheraton Hotel in Toronto.~ I'll be.. at Table 18, somewhere near the back again. D: I still have a few things left (unfortunately not enough time to make more), but please visit if you can.~~


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Anime Expo Table Location: D54 (finalized) If all goes right I'll be sitting with CosplayAnimal and neighbouring with AzureRat! We'll have prints, stickers, buttons, keychains, bookmarks, and other stuff.~ I'll also be offering on-spot commissions the first 3 days, so feel free to bring a reference if you want something drawn (note this is probably the only time I'll be taking commissions over the next 5 months).  I'll try to post a preview of my merch before the con.  I may or may not be in cosplay depending on how well I handle the heat.. XD;  I want to meet as many of you as possible so please come visit if you can~!

AX is less than a week away and I have so much left to do! I'm so excited and anxious I could pass out. a@  This will be my first time traveling alone on a plane, I really hope I don't get lost in LA or run into trouble especially while crossing borders; if anyone could give me advice on that I'd appreciate it. OTL  Does anyone know anything fun to do around LA Convention Center? Are there any guests you're looking forward to seeing? I didn't have much planned outside AX but I would love to look around the city and go to Little Tokyo (and I plan to eat/buy a lot). XD

Truthfully I've wanted to visit California for many years. It always seemed like a fun place and there are a lot of great people and friends I've wanted to meet. Of course I was too young / poor / noob back then. I'm probably still a noob but I worked really hard for a long time to get this chance. This trip was supposed to be very special but all this pre-con anxiety is making me not want to go through with it lol. 'Orz I hope all my effort will be worth it in the end. ;n;


I've also been confirmed for an artist table at Atomic Lollipop which is a small new convention in Toronto. It was pretty fun last year, lots of balloons and free candy, pancakes and a ferris wheel that wouldn't stop. ;v; Hope to see anyone that's going~

Also regarding Anime North last month since I didn't make any report: I didn't have a table so the convention was more relaxing this year. I had a lot of fun with new and old friends~ I also finally watched Memories of Phantasm so that made me happy. XD  My work was in the art show/auction and I didn't know what to expect (or I didn't expect much).  I was very surprised at the end of the weekend to see the bidding results, especially on a giant painting I spent 3 weeks on during university. Q_Q  Thank you to those who bid and/or looked at my work, I'm glad I displayed at the gallery this year. <3

Thank you everyone for supporting my work.~

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Hello, it's been a while~ just an update on conventions.

Anime Expo is coming up in June/July and I'm super nervous/excited/noob. QAQ  It's my first time traveling alone from Canada and I have so many questions! For anyone whose been to AX, how was your experience?  Did you have any problems with hotel and travel, or when crossing the borders with your merch? I am also worried about my display because I likely can't bring my giant pvc stand on the plane. D: My prints are also very heavy, and I know they don't allow rolly bags in the artist alley. Orz  In any case, I really look forward to meeting everyone in California~ ;u;

Turns out I couldn't get an Anime North table this year, I felt really bad about what happened (I could have shared with a friend but we were refused later), but I'm over it now. D:  However I'll be in Gallery Momiji. Figuring out how to set up my table display is so hard! I'm going to have some one of a kind traditional works there and some prints for sale in the store, so please check it out if you're going. ;u;

Sorry for lack of art lately, lots of stuff to prepare for. ;A;  Thank you for those who are still watching me.  Hopefully I can upload more after conventions.~

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