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*yawn* [Jul. 5th, 2005|10:14 pm]
Aikarin
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Another busy day...spent most of yesterday hemming the salwar on my Indian outfit. It was a lot harder than I thought, since I was trying to preserve the metallic gauze trim. So, I spent most of today cleaning and answering a mountain of e-mails (after returning home from work). Whew!
*wipes sweat from forehead*
I'm expecting a bunch of guests tomorrow evening, hence the cleaning. ^_^

For everyone asking: commission status will be closed until the end of this month. Just too busy with my own projects & real life. Thanks for your patience! ^_^

However, I did get a chance to work on Enchanted Evening, the winner of this year's Midsummer Competition. She's turning out to be a really neat looking pony!
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[User Picture]From: yodallama
2005-07-06 06:26 am (UTC)
She looks really nice so far! Do you use an airbrush for the effect? I have been looking for one lately I just don't know what kind to get...
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2005-07-08 05:03 am (UTC)
Thanks for the comment!

Much easier than airbrushing and a LOT cheaper: dry brushing with a bristle brush & blending with damp cotton swabs after the paint dries just a touch. It makes for amazing gradient blends! Maybe I'll write a tutorial for gradient dry brushing one of these days...when I'm not so busy. ^_~

Have you ever tried using an airbrush? Those things are such a pain to use that I end up pulling out large wads of my hair!
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[User Picture]From: yodallama
2005-07-08 05:05 am (UTC)
Ooo I will have to experiment with dry brushing, thanks!! I haven't used an airbrush before...well..except little ones you blew into as a kid, but those don't really count. Thanks for the tip!
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[User Picture]From: screwallofu
2005-07-06 06:26 am (UTC)
she looks lovely so far. nice job!
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2005-07-08 05:04 am (UTC)
Thanks! ^_^
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From: minchkin
2005-07-06 07:55 am (UTC)
Gorgeous! *steals*
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2005-07-08 05:04 am (UTC)
Hey! Come back with that pony! ^_~
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From: minchkin
2005-07-08 11:07 am (UTC)
Aww... Ok...

But now I will have to steal the Sushi pony... *goes off hunting for Sushi Blossom with a butterfly net*
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From: (Anonymous)
2005-07-07 04:01 am (UTC)
WOW *o* She is lovely!
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2005-07-08 05:05 am (UTC)
Thank you for the kind comment! ^_^
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From: (Anonymous)
2005-07-09 02:39 am (UTC)
I LOVE ALL YOUR PONYS AND I LIKE THE PONY YOU AREMAKEING AND BLAH BLAH BLAH *babbles on and on and on about my little pony*
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