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Free photos alert!

I'm generally planning on moving away from dA at some time in the future but I want to make you aware that all of my photos are now CC0, even if they are marked otherwise (dA mass editing is a pain). If you do use them I'd love seeing what you create!

Any photos from 2018 I also have the RAW and TIFF files for and am willing to provide those on request. Alas all the older stuff was lost in a hard drive fire.

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I'm Jay, though I generally go by Lithium in many online communities. My primary job is not as an artist, but as an editor overseeing two gaming websites.

However I have shifted from hobby to professional digital artist in the past year! I primarily draw animals and nature stuff, illustrative/cartoonish style. I am also dabbling in pixel art.

Also, I'm a hobby photographer, again with a focus on nature! I'll be sharing both here on Mastodon.

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I had to quit for a few days because holy mother of OW, RSI and neck pain from sitting badly while carving.

But today I was able to get back to it, spent a few hrs hunched + wincing, and got the dang thang done at last.

Thing about lino printing, you're never sure how it'll turn out til it turns out; I spent most of the time fretting that i'd done a buggerup.

...I think it turned out ok 😁

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2005 -> 2011

No matter where you're starting out, you can learn! You've got this. 🤘

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Hello. My name is Luna, I'm a handicap transgirl from the midwest, and me and my boyfriend arent gonna be able to make payments on the house next month.
I won't be able to live comfortably for a while if this happens. Parents are unresponsive. Please consider:

And a little progress on this commission piece before my arm got tired.

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All of this being said; I take Ko-Fi chibi commissions as well! :ko_fi:

They don't have a fancy sheet, but x3 Ko-fis ($9) will get you a cute lil chibi like the examples below!

Everything else above still applies; I'm happy to do couples, humanoids, etc!

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Talent is a myth.

Don't let anyone tell you that you're not "gifted" enough to do art. All it takes is patience, focus and discipline, and those can be trained.

Look for the right teachers and learning material, surround yourself with artists better than yourself, and generally work a shit ton - you can make it.

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folks. I am 10 months after my breakup and following a very long process of semi homeless and guestroom crashing - moving into my own place.

As a student I am not recieving a lot of money in from my loan - after my necessities I have 350 NOK (40usd) a week for food and everything that isn't shelter and travel.

I have a patreon

And if anyone wants to help me scrape together for a dry food storage my paypal is

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Hey all, my living situation is scary rn so a reminder I have writing and icon commissions open, winter themed or normal for icons
Or if you want you can donate to help too. Boosts are super appreciated
Tips: or

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More experimenting tonight - featuring a G1 Butterscotch from My Little Pony.

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Should add - I am aware of the anatomy mistakes - at the point my brain recognized them I was like 'eh, I'm just gonna commit and finish'

Horse watercolor done in -
Not too bad for a study done with a migraine? I guess?

Referenced photo by mali maeder from Pexels (

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