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Russell's birthday cake - detail by Lupus-deus-est
Russell's birthday cake - detail
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Hope Is A Big Blue Box by Lupus-deus-est
Hope Is A Big Blue Box
You know the sound the TARDIS makes? That wheezing, groaning? That sound brings hope wherever it goes.

Finally, the sequel to Gallifrey from Mount Perdition. <da:thumb id="206096776">

All resources by me, except of the trees, which are Vue natives (Sonneratia and Kentia) edited slightly. Figure Daz, rest pure Vue.

Render time: ridiculously long, thanks to the DOF.

Wrought iron WIP by Lupus-deus-est
Wrought iron WIP
A teensy bit of the scene on which I am working atm.

Many many thanks to Barry Marshall for encouraging me to actually sit down and do this properly.

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I feel I owe an explanation

Journal Entry: Thu Apr 17, 2014, 6:04 AM

I owe you who watch me an explanation.
I'm sorry I have not been very active these last few months. Real life, as they say, is catching up with me. I have barely had a chance to Vue and on the rare occasion that I do have a chance I can never get the scene good enough to release. Fractals have been suffering as well, although I have done one or two, but these have suffered from a different set of issues.
Work is hotting up. I'm trying to take on further responsibilities but I don't know how much this is being noticed. I've also started to not do quite so long shifts, instead coming home at a reasonable hour so I don't burn out again. The real eater of my time is - I'm getting married in September.
I can't recall how many details of this relationship I have released here, but my partner Zommael and I met through a book series called The Wheel of Time, by Robert Jordan. As such there will be Wheel of Time elements woven through our wedding and reception. One of those is costumes.

Yes, we're forcing our guests to wear costumes.

Barely anyone in my family has read WoT and I don't think any of those few that have possess a sound knowledge of the various national dress styles available in WoT. As such, I've been working on little dolls, for want of a better word, of the national dress of most of the nations, to put in a little booklet to go out with the invitations.

The costumes go from the simple and tame (Saldaean female):
saldaean_f_d1 by Lupus-deus-est
to the insufficiently described (Far Madding male):
far madding male by Lupus-deus-est
to the potentially embarrassing (Ebou Dari male):
ebou dari male_d1 by Lupus-deus-est

A fair bit of time has also been spent working out simple patterns for each outfit and working with guests if they need help. (We haven't even got the invites out yet...)

From now on - basically from this weekend, the Easter weekend - I am going to be sewing pretty much whenever I have a moment to spare. Of course not all our guests can sew, so we have a pool of labour to sew for those that can't. I've managed to volunteer myself to make the best man's outfit (he's also our housemate and best friend), my father's outfit, my grandfather's outfit, and of course my fiance's outfit. The fabric for the best man and the fiance arrived a couple days ago so first up I will be making working tailors for the best man's shirt and pants, as the pattern appears to made for exceptionally tiny humans and both my boys are not small. While I am making those, the silks for the boys' coats will be chosen and ordered. I've still got to harass my mother into measuring up my father (they are divorced, so it will be a uniquely awkward event.)

Thank god my mother is making The Dress. (And her outfit, and her partner's outfit, and my grandmother's outfit...)

Yes, there will be photos, I promise. There might even be construction photos, if I remember. (Some embroidery will be involved on the boys' outfits and my grandfather's tabard and cloak, so we might just be in luck...)

I didn't sleep last night (was playing the Easter Bilby at work) so I have kind of run out of writing puff but I will update with more info later. Mind you, given my track record with updating, I I don't know how much you should trust me on that.

  • Mood: Distracted
  • Listening to: Russell playing FFX
  • Reading: Intend to reread Warbreaker
  • Watching: Arrow
  • Playing: I need to get back to Dark Souls
  • Eating: Nothing... nearly bedtime
  • Drinking: Water... lovely wet water


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Hello there!
I'm perfectly friendly so feel not afraid to contact me :p
Info on prices and prints available on my website.

If you want to use one of my images:
On a website or blog: Ask me, send me the link to the page, and when you set it up, stick a link to my profile and an acknowledgment on it.
On your desktop: Art was meant to be shared! go for it.

Also: You may notice I have a lot of Favourites... This is because I go out looking for the art I love. I don't fav everything that comes my way.

Current Residence: Rockhampton, Australia
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Favourite style of art: Good fractal art, pencil sketching, classic
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Personal Quote: Duty is heavier than a mountain, death lighter than a feather. (Robert Jordan)

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Jasperinity Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014
Happy birthday! :D
birthdays Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo: 

It's december 16th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year! Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love: 

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cabadrin Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, just dropping by for the WOT comm you submitted your themed wedding photo to - I'm not sure that it quite matches what we want in the FEATURED folder - would you mind resubmitting it to the MISC or the ORIGINAL CHARACTER folder?

And the whole photo is lovely, it looks like you had a great time.
Dave-DK Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the :+fav:! :D
Silent-winterland Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
lol your icon..xD Random stranger pass by xD
birthdays Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's December 16th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

Birthdays Team
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socanimer24 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013
Happy Birthday! :party:
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Six-Kings Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav!:) (Smile)
LogicinWonderland Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013
Sorry for the like spam, but your art is gorgeous!
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