dElfcember day 31, “Your sElf” (challenge complete!!)

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….a prompt to which I say that I don’t exist in the “Tock the Gnome” world (that I’ve been mostly focusing on) but Mariatu certainly does!

She’s been a part of the story since before Tock herself even existed, and certainly stands more for me than any other character (and Misu, for my Wife 💙). She stands for much of who I thought I wanted to be when I created her as a teenager, and much of who I do want to be in the world now. She’s evolved with me, and for that I am very grateful.

So, here she is, in my stead.

The Gnome statue she’s holding is based on the Uppsala Gnome from the books by Rien Poortvliet and Wil Hyugen, in honor of my Gnomishness (even though dear Mariatu ended up Elven! Which, honestly, just shows how far back she goes – but that full story is for another time).

Thanks for sticking with me for another challenge, everyone. Absolutely taking a break from these now. And I hope everyone has a safe, smooth end to 2018, with a blessed and bright start to 2019!

Prompt list from @monicamarinhoart.

Complete Gnomevember here.

Complete Orctober here.

Complete Mermay here.

Junefae here.

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JuneFae 2018 eighteen

(…..posting out of order, as I do not believe I posted seventeen here yet. Oops.)

Posting this in lieu of the other work I had mentioned was coming. Honestly, what I planned for this week – like the shop update, and other overdue postings – hasn’t matched up to my actual energy level at all.

So I’m adjusting. Hopefully I’ll meet those goals next week, but we’ll see. Thank you for your patience.

Sketch – Serenity Glomps

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Some quick sketching work from yesterday (this probably took me about half an hour, in between googling for reference images. Sooooo many little details!). I was having trouble getting working, and so, Sailor Moon fanart to the rescue – Crystal Tokyo style!

I imagine Usagi takes advantage of any and all surprise-glomping opportunities, especially where her Mamo-chan is concerned, no matter how queenly she’s supposed to be ❤

Work on “Tock the Gnome,” commissions and show prep resuming as you read this.

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