For this day, I’ve now written 200 blog entries since I started blogging. That’s pretty much 200 Posts in 2 years, so that’s quite a lot; a lot of topics that I’ve written indeed.
Well… I’ll continue to write more blogs for the next few months or so; another 12 blog entries for the month of February if you guys are wondering. For the succeeding month like March or so on and so forth, maybe I’ll take a break for a while. Maybe I’ll post sometimes, but fewer posts compared to the earlier months. The reason is because after the month of March, our school year has already ended. So, I would most likely relax for the time being and fresh my mind from thinking what topics to write about.
Thank you everyone for supporting this little blog of mine. I may not write too often but I’ve met some great other bloggers with similar interests by doing this kind of activity. I’m grateful that I’ve created this blog and put myself into the anime blogging community. As always, thanks everyone.
This was what I first that I had in mind when I wanted to do a practice drawing using a Wacom tablet. A bit of tracing was involved when I drew this because I just used it as a practice material and for digital coloring practice. So, to the original creator of this fan art, I give credits to ffSade.
Here’s the first sketch, which was obviously traced from the original art work.
Outline of the sketch. You can see some minor detail changes of this outline. The reason that it changed is because of how I use the Wacom tablet. I can’t really keep on staying perfectly close to the sketch because it’s somewhat hard to do. So, I had to do some little changes.
Coloring of the outline. Again, I used the original artwork of ffSade as a reference for the light source.
Finished Artwork. And yes, as you can see the signature. That is my real first name.
Credits to the original artist:
I think I’m going to regret doing this in a few weeks or so. So, instead of collecting information and articles, I decided to slack off a bit and play some league with my classmates. Yeah, I’m really that much of a slacker. Well, I’ll try to to do my research later tonight or maybe tomorrow.
In the time being, I’m going to finish first the required number of blogs for this month of January. Since it’s also quite time consuming to write blogs, I’ll write more on a random basis. You may or may not see some anime content for a while, because writing anime/manga related things take a hell lot of time to write.
Seriously, I have no idea how to start my research topic. On top of that, it’s quite ironic that my research topic is about procrastination, the thing that I am as well doing as of now.
As my classmate and I were expecting, the free time we had really paid a price. Now, the teachers are giving us copious amount of projects that we students need to accomplish. As of now, we have a project for Computer, Math, Science, Arts, Economics, Values Education, and last but not the least, Researching.
Thinking about those projects makes me procrastinate a lot. I always ask myself questions like, “How am I supposed to start my research papers?” “I don’t even know how to begin this introduction part.” Questions like that aren’t helping with what my condition is right now. To top that, some of the projects are due this January 27, which is Friday. The projects that are due are the Arts project and the Introduction part of our Research.
I was supposed to collect articles for my search today but I got lazy and decided to delay it for a bit. Well, on the bright side, I finished my Arts project today.
Kaizaki Arata is a 27 year old man who’s in the process of looking for another job after quitting his last company which he had only worked for 3 months. He seems to fail most of his job interviews resulting in him turning into an NEET.
One night, he met a strange man named Yoake Ryou; this man works at the ReLife Research Institute. He offered Kaizaki Arata a job if he will take part in the one year experiment of Yoake Ryou’s company. It was fair enough for Kaizaki as the company will cover up the expenses for the one year experiment and after it ends, a job will be immediately offered depending on the outcome of the experiment.
All Kaizaki was supposed to do was to take a drug which will then turn his appearance back into 17 years old. The task is to live life as a high school student again for a year. Being drunk the other night, Kaizaki Arata took the drug and later turned into a 17 year old boy in the morning. A 27 year old man in a 17 year old boy’s body… can Kaizaki Arata be able to adapt to a restart of life, a life of being a high school student once again?
+ High school life themed anime/manga yay!
+ Interesting character personalities.
+ Good for the laughs.
+ Can get somewhat emotional.
– You might hate a character with a stubborn tsundere personality.
– That’s all of I can think of lol.
I’ve been doing digital art using a Wacom tablet for a month now. I got my Wacom tablet last December as a gift from my dad. I thank him a lot for that for giving me a new way of doing art works. If you’re wondering, the digital tablet is Wacom Intuos Art Pen and Touch Small. I’m recommending it if you’re just starting out digital art.
Last September, I went to my classmate’s house to do some studying for our upcoming university entrance exams. I asked him if I could try out his Wacom tablet, the same as model as mine but he got Wacom Intuos Sketch; he agreed and let me try it out. At first, I thought it was really easy, it turns out that it’s a lot more different than drawing on a piece of paper. He also said that it was also hard to draw using a tablet and he prefers to draw traditionally instead.
Now the good thing about using a Wacom tablet or any other digital tablet is you can use programs such as Photoshop to make or draw something. An advantage of using Photoshop and other similar application is you can make a layer for sketch, a layer for outline, a layer for colors, etc.. That’s one thing that I like the most when drawing from a digital tablet. Though, it really is a lot different from a traditional way of making art. You might want to know a lot of shortcut keys when you’re planning to try out digital art, as you’re going to use ctrl + z a lot.
That concludes my overall first impression of using a Wacom tablet when drawing. It takes time and a lot of patience in order to improve in doing digital art. It’s the same as traditional drawing; you need to work hard and hard for you to improve.
Last Friday (January 13) was the last day of our sports intramurals. Overall our team won for the best Jersey, our Muse won as Ms. Intramurals, Basketball Boys Champion, Volleyball Girls Champion, and Badminton Doubles Girls Champion, I think I might have not included some other things we won but that’s all I can remember.
I saw that our class did their best to play their games well and to have an enjoying game. In some games, our team got defeated but that didn’t stop them from trying to win other games that are left. I didn’t really participate in most of the games, but it’s alright for me as I’ve said in my previous posts, I’m not really that much of a sports person. Now, it’s back to a normal school schedule again now that the sports intramurals have now ended, which means that it’s back to lessons again…