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OCT Ed sketch + Inktober info by ColorMyMemory
OCT Ed sketch + Inktober info
Just felt like sketching a devilish little Ed.

Also to note, if you're looking for my Inktober postings they are being posted daily via my tumblr, twitter and instagram. Find me under this same username. I figure to wait and post the scanned versions on to dA later on rather than upload photos to here.
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Sandra Lynn
Artist | Professional | Varied
United States
Artist in her roaring twenties.
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Conventions + Commissions

Journal Entry: Fri May 23, 2014, 4:30 PM

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I'm booked as an Artist Alley member for more conventions this year:

ACE! Albuquerque Comic Expo  June 27-29, 2014 (NM) "Color Us Awkward" booth with Awkwardly-Handsome
Bubonicon 46August 1-3, 2014 (NM)
Saboten ConAugust 29-September 1st, 2014 (Glendale, AZ) "Color Us Awkward" booth with Awkwardly-Handsome 

UPCOMING CONVENTIONS:
Con-Jikan Year 2 November 1-2, 2014. (NM) ColorMyMemory returning as a Legacy Artist.

Updated commission sheet: 2014 Commission Sheet  Character Art by ColorMyMemory

Art used in headeręKingdom Hearts, Disney, Square-Enix, Tetsuya Nomura
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Reading: reading HORNS by Joe Hill again
  • Watching: Deadman Wonderland
  • Playing: Pokemon X
  • Drinking: Diet Coke

Commissions

Bust or Profile Commission: Sketch
Sketch x 1 character bust OR profile.
Bust or Profile: Line Art
Line art of bust OR profile x 1 character.
Bust or Profile Commission: Color (Traditional)
Digitally colored bust OR profile x 1 character.
Bust or Profile Art: Color (Digital)
Digitally colored bust or profile x 1 character
Chibi Commission: Sketch
Little chibi sketch x 1 character.
Chibi Commission: Color
Chibi Commission: Gacktodesuyo by ColorMyMemory
Small: Emma the Lost Girl by ColorMyMemory
Small: Wish (standing) by ColorMyMemory
Digital or Traditional.
Full Body Commission: Sketch
Full Body sketch x 1 character.
Full Body Commission: Line Art
Full Body line art x1 character
Full Body Commission: Color (Traditional)
Traditionally colored full body x 1 character.
Full Body Commission: Color (Digital)
Digitally colored full body commission x 1 character.

My art on a Society6 shop? It's happening! 

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1 deviant said tote bags: society6.com/colormymemory/bag…
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1 deviant said coffee mugs: society6.com/colormymemory/mug…
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1 deviant said shirts: society6.com/colormymemory/tsh…
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COMMISSION SLOTS





Commissions are on back burner, still available, but am simultaneously prepping for conventions so it may take a little while for me to get back to you.

Commission Slots
:bulletblue: :iconhistoryman101: :star::star::star:
:bulletyellow: OPEN
:bulletblue: OPEN
:bulletyellow: OPEN
:bulletblue: OPEN

:star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Waiting for details.
:star-half::star-empty::star-empty: Waiting for payment.
:star::star-empty::star-empty: Paid
:star::star-half::star-empty: Sketch
:star::star::star-empty: Line Art
:star::star::star-half: Coloring or Final Touches
:star::star::star: Completed


Commissions - Open by SweetDukeTrades - Friends Only by SweetDukePoint Commissions - Open by SweetDukeCollaborations - Friends Only by SweetDukeNo Requests by SweetDukeGifts - Friends Only by SweetDuke


Styles:
Abstract, Cartoon-y, Chibi | SD | Little, Manga | Anime, mock 1950s Disney, mock Eureka SeveN, mock Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, mock Fullmetal Alchemist (2003), My own art styles.

Types of Characters:
Angels, Cats, Cat girls|boys, Copyrighted Characters, Digimon, Disney, Dogs, Dragons, Fan Art, Fandom O.C. Humans, Mermaids, Pokemon, Original Characters...Something not on the list? Just ask!

Do you do free requests?




I only draw gifts / requests for friends I know on a personal level, unless otherwise stated. But really, sometimes I will draw things in response to what others say or ask online, sometimes.If you're wanting to catch one of these times they happen more frequently via: colormymemory.tumblr.com/ I'll sometimes draw as a form of responding to questions sent there when I'm in the mood to answer that way. Not sure if that really qualifies as a 'request' though.

FAQ | Frequently Asked Questions




:bulletblue:What type of pencil do you use?
0.5 lead mechanical pencil or colored pencils.

:bulletyellow:What do you ink with?
Black Micron Ink Pens in sizes: 005, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 08, Brush Pen, All sizes of Sharpie Markers, Biro | Ball Point Pens

:bulletblue:What type of colored pencils + watercolor do you use?
Crayola Colored Pencils. I use Crayola watercolors as well as generic watercolors as I find them. I don't get into the expensive sort, as I've found I can still produce equally satisfying pieces using less pricey materials.

:bulletyellow: How do you make your colored pencil pictures look so...vibrant in color?
In order to make one color portion I usually layer at least three different color pencils to intensify the color and add a little originality in the shade of color. Ex. Going over a yellow section with blue to make it have "cooler" shading in some sections.

:bulletblue:What kind of erasers/rubbers do you use?
Pink school standard or any sort I come across (sketch/doodle works) Grey Kneaded(serious works, comics). Only use the attached pieces to pencils if other options are not available. Use a soft make-up brush to sweep off any dust left behind.

:bulletyellow:What programs do you use in digital pieces?
Photoshop CS / Photoshop CS4

:bulletblue: What brush size do you use for digital pieces?
Generally I use 4pt when at full scanned image size. I zoom in a lot though, to make it look more crisp when I decrease the image size in the end. For "chibi" or small looking characters I range from 5pt to 9pt so that when it's shrunken down the lines are still thick enough.



:bulletyellow: What do you do when you hit an art block or boost your creativity?
Watch films that have captivated me in the past. Read comics that fueled my art before. Revisit certain series or novels. Re-draw old pieces of my art to prove to myself that I have improved at least somewhat and it all is worth it still.

:bulletblue: Favorite thing to draw?
Abstract imagery. It gives me the chance to try to not think too hard about what I’m trying to make, but rather just enjoy what I am doing while I do it.

:bulletblue: Why do you like Diet Coke so much?
Hmm, mainly because I get a little too jittery from sugar filled sodas and don’t especially like them. On the other hand it is what I grew up drinking because both of my parents would fill the fridge with it, as any fridge I use for a while gets to be. It’s more or less my stress relief drink, I get a bit weird if I go too long without Diet Coke in my system. I’ve done enough studying up on aspartame to not be bothered by having it in my system via the Diet Coke, would rather have that than what most young adults stuff in their system.

Convention Schedule


For conventions I am attending as a member of the Artist Alley.

:bulletyellow: Jack O' Con, Halloween weekend 2013< NM
:bulletblue: Con-Jikan, Nov. 16-17th, 2013 NM
:bulletyellow: Sabaku Con April 11-13, 2014 NM
:bulletblue: ACE! Albuquerque Comic Expo, June 27-29, 2014
:bulletyellow: Bubonicon August 1-3, 2014
:bulletblue: Saboten Con, August 29-September 1, 2014 AZ



:bulletyellow: Con-Jikan Nov. 1-2, 2014 Abq, NM con-jikan.com/


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SpeedyAlchemist Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014  Student Writer
Have a terrific day Buddy!! :iconyuihugplz:
:iconyuiglompplz: :iconrubcheeksplz: :huggle: :hug: :glomp:
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SpeedyAlchemist Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Student Writer
You are wonderful!!  That was so sweet of you to send me such adorableness!! :iconpuppyyayplz:
I'll write a reply letter soon!  Thanks so much you made my day! :iconyuihugplz:
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streetgals9000 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014
TY for the llama !!! :D  
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Darlilianne Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for teh Llama! :)
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JenNardacci Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Student General Artist
:iconheartballoonplz: Thanks a ton for the watch!
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