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[Dragonmun Studios] 100 Years of Awesome (and some other stuff)

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Home  •   Patreon  •   Discord  •   Event Schedule For me, January was pretty much entirely geared towards monumental family events. My grandmother in particular as she turned 100 years old last month! I can't even begin to touch on how amazing a woman she is. She found a love that lasted through the biggest war in history. She traveled across different countries for her family. She saw the first airplanes, cars, and even electric lights! Through it all she's continued to be the most loving and humble person and is just such a wonderful role-model for everyone she meets. She is absolutely the best! I love you grandma! 🥰 We celebrated her birthday at her house last week and yesterday we returned to celebrate my cousin (her great-granddaughter)'s wedding!  So many good things!   Last Month In Art I didn't have too much time for art last month, but I still managed to get the Sivoa: Zenith illustration posted on time at Patreon : (Why is Dragonira making that face? See

[Dragonmun Studios] "Pragmatic"

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Home  •   Patreon  •   Discord  •   Event Schedule It's 2023 and this year's version of "new year, new you" seems to have come in the form of words. Single words. Words that one chooses as an all-encompassing mantra for the year. I like this idea and have decided on "pragmatic" as my choice of word for 2023.I picked this because I have a small number of big projects that I want to complete and get off of my desk this year - all of which need to be done in a realistically sensible and scheduled way. At the top of the list is Sivoa: Zenith (the proper sequel to my award-winning novel, Sivoa: Sunrise ). It's still in the self-editing phase and I very much want to get it out of my hands and into those of my real editor, Patti . Next would be to get back to engineering the Sivoa: Sunrise audiobook. This wound up on hiatus because of a number of cascading factors that began in 2020 with the pandemic - all of which I finally managed to address over the whol

[Dragonmun Studios] Transformations...

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At the time, I turned Tre's comment (photo above) into a springboard for a quick quip about my probably needing a new car, but he was spot-on. November was a huge month of transformation for me. First was that Adobe (and Pantone), as a company, finally frustrated me enough that I ditched them.  - Link deviantART, as a company, finally frustrated me enough that I ditched them - Link And Twitter's imploding. - Link To the first point, I switched entirely over to Affinity for graphics (I'll do a write-up for this on Patreon soonish). Secondly, the thing with deviantART is compounding with my mixed feelings about AI (frequently discussed on discord ). As for Twitter… What to do with social media is a problem that has me kind of has me stumped… again. Much like the meme implies, I made an account o n Hive Social (which I learned not to confuse with Hive.com, the project management platform, or theHive.ai, the company that worked on Trump's Truth Social platform). I'm @d