*blows away the cobwebs*
Boy howdy, not updated this beast in a while. Hmm.
Ok so...hello anyone who still follows/reads my DA journals. To you people I say thank you
Guess I should throw out a life update of sorts to anyone who cares ^-^* So here we go.Working on Sarah&Duck
Ok so anyone who's been following me on Tumblr or Facebook will already know that the studio that I work for started airing its new preschool show Sarah and Duck on the ceebeebies channel. It's a series I'm working on as an animator (and loving it. CelAction is my homegirl), and we're al really thrilled to see it on the big screen. Currenly it's only airing in the UK, but I'm told there are plans to show it internationally in the future. There are a couple of low-res uploads of the episodes on Youtube if you're really curious, but in you're in the UK you can find it easily on iPlayer
. If you've already seen it or know kids who enjoy it I'd love to hear what you guys think of the show.
Despite being a preschool show it is STILL a lot of hard work and long-ish hours (9.30am to 6.30pm every day...later if we're running behind) which means I've been doing less and less personal art because I'm just run ragged XD
But I'm not complaining. As I say i LOVE my job, but the sacrifice of doing my job means less time on personal projects and less time on DA. Plus there are other issues stemming from work...Eye problems
After a freaky week where I was struggling to see things clearly I finally caved and went for an eye test. Turns out I have astigmatism in my right eye which is a common problem amongst creatives and animators. My actual vision is fine, but using computer screens strains my eyes to buggery...so I'll need glasses. This helps explain why I've not being doing much digital art recently because looking at my laptop screen for any long period of time is murder on my eyes, especially after a full day on a computer at work.
However I should be getting my new glasses on monday and that should help fix a few things. In the meantime I've been focussing on traditional arts and any laptop time is for sorting commissions (because they take priority)
Commissions are still open, so if anyone is interested please check out the details on my front page.New Housemate!
After living alone for some time I finally have a new housemate, my fabulous buddy ~Araniel
who has started a new job in London recently. This is great for me because we get on great and she forces me to get off my laptop and do other things...which in turn is good for my eyes and everything else. Plus she's fabulous. She just is.
All these reasons go towards explaining my quietness and lack of updates. I'm sorry to anyone who has been left hanging while watching me waiting for new good stuffs. I have not abandoned DA. I sneak on quite often to maintain clubs, browse galleries and sneak a peak and what my friends are up to. Despite my busy RL I do not plan on leaving DA any time soon, because I still enjoy this site and the feedback I get from it.
You guys encourage and inspire me to keep doing what I enjoy. Eye problems and work are not about to change that.
On a final note i want to give a shout out to a bucketload of GORGEOUS ARTWORK my DA friends have done for me recently (birthday related and otherwise). I cannot thank you guys and girls enough, you are all UTTER SWEETHEARTS. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!