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This Just in: Yammy's Confirmed Alive

Posted on November 3, 2017 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello! It's been far too long since posting here, so let's start with a recap. 

I've gotten a new printer/scanner, with a much larger scanning bed and a higher resolution capability! This means that I can now scan bigger pieces, and scan them in higher quality. Also, now that I have my own printer, I can now make my own prints, stickers, charms, and more! This is great news in terms of merchaindise, and variety of what you see here. 

College has started! At the moment, I live in the dorms, meaning that I'm no longer at my usual desk with my usual arrangement of art supplies. This also means that I have a completely different situation in terms of filming, but more on that later. School also implies that I have less time to sit down and draw, and the fact that I've taken a part time job does nothing to help. However, being in a different environment could prove to motivate and inspire me in different ways, so let's wait and see! 

I've gotten more experience! Since my last update, I've been in two artist alleys, sold at a couple more stands, and explored more avenues such as designing stickers and charms. All this has given me more data to work with, and more knowledge to take into consideration for the future. 

Speaking of which, I plan on sharing this knowledge with you guys! That's right, I'm going to finally be more active on Youtube, and post more articles here. Already I have a couple ideas fleshed out and ready to be made, it's only a matter of time until the new content starts rolling in. Surprisingly, college has given me the urge to be more productive, so be it through videos or drawings, expect more from me in the future! 

That's all I have for now, thanks for reading and stay tuned! 

Technical Issues and Checking In

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello everyone! It's been awhile. I thought I'd make this post to keep you guys updated in terms of what I'm doing and where I'm headed. 

1.) I have been making new art, and you can see images of them on my Instagram and Facebook. However, recently my scanner has broken and I've been left with a low resolution finicky dinosaur. That means that additions to the gallery and additions to my Redbubble will be very delayed to say the least.

2.) I've gotten the supplies to expand into a variety of other artforms, including keychain making, beading, most importantly wooden egg decorating. Look forward to a new gallery showcasing all my lovely egg dolls!

3.) This is an exciting one! I've upgraded my art supplies to the high end, expensive stuff that the high and mighty praise! Specifically, I've gotten a full set of Faber Castell Polychromos colored pencils, and a set of Mijello Mission Gold Watercolors. I'm eager to put them to good use, and to see how much of a difference supplies really make. 

4.) I'm going off to college! Will this be a good thing for my art, or a bad thing? Who knows, but I certainly hope it's a good thing. For those of you wondering, no I will not be attending art college or pursuing an art major. However, this does not mean that I will be quitting art! Quite the contrary in fact, as I intend to put more and more focus on improvement and productivity. I want to continue making beautiful things as I continue my career, and make no plans to change that. 

5.) I've gotten into my first artist alley! I'll be running a table at the Nashua Library Comic Fest in New Hampshire. If you're in the area, feel free to come by and say hello! If not, no worry. Expect a lot of excited pictures! 

That's all I have for now, thanks for all your support!

Colors Updates

Posted on May 1, 2016 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello everyone! So, I'm almost done with Aurringe, there have been a few bumps along the way but I'm getting there. Let's talk about the major changes I'm writing about today. 

First, I've come up with a different name for my "Colors of the Rainbow" series. I'll be renaming it "The 6 Hues" as "Colors of the Rainbow" is a common name for similar projects. Second, I've decided to scrap Yndygoph, as indigo isn't technically a separate color from blue. Finally, I've decided that instead of a webcomic featuring these characters, I'll be making picture-book-esque videos, narrated by myself! 

That's pretty much it, have a nice day!

Wrehdd finished!

Posted on April 5, 2016 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Alright, one down, five to go! The first drawing of Wrehdd has been finished, scanned, and posted, you can find it in the gallery or on the bar on the side. Up next I'll do Aurringe, a younger and more innocent color. Stay tuned for that! 

Series Announcement! Colors of the Rainbow and what they will entail

Posted on March 30, 2016 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Hello all! If you've been following me on social media, (You know, the only place where I'm semi-active :P) then you'll know that I've been working on my first project as an artist. One that I will actually finish! I plan on drawing illustrations personifying all six colors of the rainbow, starting from the top with the color red. Now that sounds neat and all, but surely you'll want specifics. That's why I've decided to put this blog to its intended use and you know, blog! 

As I continue towards completion, I'll try my best to post regularly about my progress, thoughts, ideas, and whatever else might prove relevant. Before getting started, allow me to share what I have planned so far. 

All the colors will have their names rewritten to establish a character for each. Same prononciation, just different spelling. They are as follows:
 - Wrehdd (Red)
 - Aurringe (Orange)
 - Euelleu (Yellow)
 - Griyanne (Green)
 - Bylleu (Blue)
 - Yndygoph (Indigo)
 - Vhyelitt (Violet)

As you can see, I had a field day with silent letters and y's, to that I'll fully admit. :D Hopefully these spellings won't prove too troublesome in the future. 

Starting off, I'll be drawing these characters as female, and later on be adding to the series official male depictions. I also have planned a webcomic, better illustrating each color's personality and traits. This webcomic will follow a mage, who one day accidentally summons the colors incarnate and is bound in a contract. Adventures for the group will range from epic dragon slaying, to running errands for the mage's wife, to the madness of babysitting the mage's children.

So far I've made headway in the drawing of Wrehdd, pictures of which can be found on Facebook and Instagram. In addition, I've devised the personalities of each character, their backstories, and initial concept sketches of Aurringe and Euelleu. I have high hopes for this project, and hope you will tag along as I traipse through!

Caught up in the clouds,
Yammy ^_^