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kestral

Kestral / 35 / female / northwestern kansas

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Commissions: Sometimes
Trades: Closed
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lol last journal was 2 years ago

people might noticed that i've started to actively post again. there's a reason for that, i got a new tablet. I got the Wacom One display tablet which is now their cheapest display tablet at 300ish bucks. and it has helped my work flow so much i previously just had an intuos medium blutooth and i h…

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sorry for inactivity

..wow last journal been over a year lol. FIRST: THANK YOU FOR THE COMMENTS, FAVES AND WATCHES I AM SORRY I'M NOT TERRIBLY ACTIVE but yeah, art productivity is at a low mainly cause of the same reasons: low motivation, low energy and nothing been keeping interest. I AM happy with what i make that I…

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augh why do i bother.

why do I even bother with art anymore... half the time its just a little fucking headshot doodle of a warm up and then i'm all 'okay i drew something i'm done.' and then i go back to staring at what ever website catches my interest. I miss the days where I knew at least once a week i'd be able to h…

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grouped my inktober bits

inktober pieces: traditional were upped to instagram lol https://www.instagram.com/p/BLUH1EcBk5N/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BLSEOzEBAmN/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BLPSKcvBctX/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BLM23s7hwQQ/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BLM23s7hwQQ/ http://kestral.deviantart.com/art/ink…

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for sale

paycheck was shorter than I thought it would be and I had to pay rest of rent so now i'm broke and have insurance coming out soonish unless I have the date wrong https://www.weasyl.com/submission/1367474/design-canine https://www.weasyl.com/submission/1362139/3-canines asking $15 for each you'll ge…

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sigh...

me: hey why don't we actually go out and do something Sis: okay. -goes to get ready to go to her boyfriends.- me:..... never mind i'll just stay home. and do nothing. like always. friend: hey you can come hang out' sorry but I really don't feel like going over to your place to watch you play on the…

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denver comic con report kinda.

Con was awesome! Decided it was worth doing the photo ops this year -meant less time in the dearer area lol- and best Score is the Stan Lee picture. ah such a good con hoping to do it again next year depending on situation lol, but Bucket List has a couple check marks in it which was meeting Stan L…

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yes Convention is a ...mostly go? also question about head shots and ych

Sister has just reserved the hotel and gotten tickets for Denver Comic Con. Its kind of being overly optimistic since I'm not completely one hundred percent sure I'm going to actually get the days off but we're still pretty confident that I will!! I am definitely going to be wearing my ears and tai…

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pffft hahaha one trick pony i think XD

I've noticed I favor the facing right trotting pose for when I draw ponies XD or i'll vary it and it'll be facing left and different legs up. haaah yeah i'm so boring I just draw what I know. I'll get out of this its part of being in an art rut: you draw what's comfortable and 'safe' for you to dra…

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streaming

https://furstre.am/stream/kestral rules: be polite no rude remarks/language NO REQUESTING UNLESS I MENTION IT. No MIC plan for today: short stream most likely, not entirely sure. currently working on a background for a personal work, and then possibly work on refining a sketch

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pfft

had been in a bit of a rut, so i entered the conbadgexchange only on FA this time to make sure I at least get one done and not completely rush it. and I'm feeling optimistic and want to do a full body and then i get the character I have and.. spots. so many spots XDDD goodbye wrist I knew you well…

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sorry for the lack of art.

I'm going through a rather long period of where I have just no motivation to draw. I have tried gestures, working on basic skills, landscapes stuff that I normally don't do to see if that would help me get out of this ... period of 'I don't care if I ever draw again' mood. I would like to draw, I'v…

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Si~gh

...sooo December has been a crappy month all around. and I've barely gotten any drawing done. I have only 1 of the 2 badges even started and need to work on the other and I have no motivation, thank god this isn't due til the end of january. I might just scrap it and go for something completely dif…

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bah nvm

going to just go a head and call this sketchavember a fail. i've only managed to actually get one sketch done, i have the ink work for one badge done, another that I stilll need to do and I have no motivation at all. and whats killing my motivation is that i'm drained all the time, i mean i literal…

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Since I made a post on FA

I'm gonna make a post here about it. besides the usual of: I don't do full on porn. Tasteful nudity and pinups is pushing it for me. its a comfort zone thing. But I absolutely won't draw: Transformation Vore Gore Scat Inflation Diaper Cub Shota Loli Bestiality. anything that is considered fetish. i…

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Help Banrai out!

https://www.weasyl.com/journal/96835/a-desperate-cry-for-help Details are in the journal! Essentially Banrai went through surgery and due to circumstances and everything are in need of help with funds! please read and help her out if possible!

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you know whats kinda of amusing.

trying to explain why the 'its my style' argument is not a valid excuse for not understanding basic anatomy and knowing the differences between different species. A Moose is not an Elk, so it shouldn't look like one. A dog is not a wolf so a wolf shouldn't look like one, and vise versa <- had to ex…

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Are you having Issues with Wacom Tablet lagging in Sai? Here's how to fix it

So I've had the issue where my tablet, an Intuos Pen and Touch Small, lagged horribly in Paint Tool Sai, lost pressure sensitivity, and if I tried Photoshop it would work for all of five minutes before going straight lines only on me. here's how to fix it: DO NOT UPDATE TO THE NEWEST DRIVER. Uninst…

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Anyone have issues with the latest Wacom Driver?

After this update my tablet seems to have just... started lagging completely when ever I use Paint Tool Sai, Photoshop CS6 not much of an issue with lag, the pressure is just completely messed up. it's fine for a little bit and then it just .... starts lagging to the point where I can't even draw w…

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casual streaming sites?

I've been using Furstre.am but I'm getting real tired of the constant bombardment of entitled users who think that just because they're in a stream the artist should draw for them for free. I've had three streams in a row that I've cut really short due to a couple users asking me when I was going t…

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Pony designs still for sale and Open for MLP commissions

trying this again.... with some extra information cause I also feel like drawing some ponies. http://36.media.tumblr.com/9d1381250907d8ac2d285d836eaac685/tumblr_nqh5ndZKsR1qzgx5lo1_540.png $15 -for sale- Mint Crisp Swirl: Specializes in cookie baking and loves to babysit little foals. Her free time…

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happy father's day

happy father's day to any pops out there! also still have a couple designs for sale: https://www.weasyl.com/journal/87882/flops-over-case-of-the-blahs you can find details here.

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-flops over- case of the blahs

have a case of the blahs, I need some money kinda quick so I have 3 designs up for sale: https://www.weasyl.com/submission/1009076/two-pony-designs Red Velvet Kiss and Mint Crisp Swirl are up for sale, I reallly love Red Velvet's design and Crisp's colors but I figured someone might like them also.…

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mmm Jurassic World -possible spoiler?

I loved it. and I love seeing all the journals/posts/submissions going on about how hoooorrrible a movie it is. Why? Did you actually expect them to use actual scientific facts and not just go basing their dinosaurs off the same old Dinosaur models from Jurassic Park? There is a line in the movie t…

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i love this XD

people post a full shaded colored picture and goes -oh this is just a sketch commission- and i'm just sitting there going... if tha'ts a sketch..what the hell is your full rendered look like?? and then feel like i slack because my sketches that i do. stay sketches, i don't feel the need to finish a…

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go me....

so I had a world of dumb today. I was cleaning my computer files up and managed to delete Sai completely and hadn't realized until i cleaned my registry and everything and rebooted. XD so went and decided to actually purchase the program which was something I was planning on doing cause i have fund…

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ok tablet ..what the hell.

http://oi57.tinypic.com/2lsuwli.jpg booted my computer up and got this promptly after the "tablet driver not working" error message I get every day when I boot the computer up regardless if the tablet is plugged in or not. I've emailed Wacom Support about this and they have no fix I get told to do…

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Art Status -update-

just a general update on what I'm working on ConBadgeExchange: FA Badge: Finished and uploaded Badge 2 Weasyl one: Finished and uploaded Gift art: Kestral and Reeve: refined/rough sketch on hold for the moment Commissions: still none Personal work: various anatomy studies not going past sketch stag…

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bwahahah

i just realized something... even muzzled my male faces look too feminine.. .XDDDD

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list of characters

ranging from the one I draw all the time and the one I might draw..once? XD idk kestral http://www.furaffinity.net/view/13099167/ <- Main Fursona kestralpony http://www.furaffinity.net/view/8468799/ Skypainter http://www.furaffinity.net/view/14269762/ <- Ponysona Ishtar http://www.furaffinity.net/v…

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raffle raffle

is hosting a raffle~! come see it https://www.weasyl.com/journal/72292/winter-raffle

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what i'd like for christmas?

arrtt XD lol yeah i'd like some art of Kestral. working to save up money for important things like rent and bills such as this hospital one that i need to pay off. but I want to be able to get some art at some point its a goal of mine. lol

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would anyone be interested in these guys?

I am in need of some money cause food shopping left me shorter than I thought and I have a bill coming out soon and ..don't have the funds for it so I think I'm going to try and sell a couple of the random designs I came up with: http://www.furaffinity.net/view/14792565/ Ice Deer http://www.furaffi…

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lol i'm an idiot why is gluten free so fucking expensive

we went food shopping last night and afterwards went to make sure I had enough to cover getting some burger king for on the way cause it was late and we didn't want to cook. I have 16$ in my bank. yaayyy.. XD I'm an idiot I forgot about two bills that came out and I'm kinda terrified cause I have a…

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cross posting some old art

I'm cross posting some of my more personal favorite works from DA and FA on to here,I've put most of them in the OLD ART Folder so that they don't bog up notifications since.. its old art I don't actually expect anyone to go look at it.

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Sketchavember

I'm doing Sketchavember which is essentially the NaNoWriMo thing for artists, you try to draw every day an focus on improving areas. I'm doodling for it, just..my goal is to actually get used to drawing something every day and make my sketch process faster. I'll be uploading most of it to Twitter o…

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good going me AUGH --__--;

forgot to figure in a bill and now I have .28 cents in my bank until next Tuesday..... which I think I might go negative thanks to the bank fees for not having at least 100$ in the bank. augh.... sigh. and before anyone asks, yes I have a full time job, I just miscalculated my funds and went food s…

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photoshop and sai help tablet issues- updated mostly resolved-

I have suddenly lost ALL pen sensitivity in my art programs. Mostly Sai which is my go to program. Photoshop doesn't have any pen pressure at ALL. No matter what settings I mess with. I have photoshop cs2 and I know I really should upgrade but this version was essentially gifted to me through my fr…

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aww man i'm a blonde

I forgot to sign up for the conbadgeexchange this month. oh well I'm going to try for next month at least. pffft.

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mmmmm long lovely day=no drawing muse

I have lost all mojo to draw.. i hope I can get it back soon i can't even doodle circles right now ugh. I blame the fact that we cleaned the house and it just drained all my energy cause.. THE HOUSE IS CLEAN D< >D

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Pony Comissions 5 Slots

I am in need of some money to help with a couple bills and I also realized that my car is in need of tag renewing and I.. kinda don't have enough... So I thought about opening up pony commissions since well.. I think I'm decent at drawing them :3 http://www.furaffinity.net/view/14313437/ this was d…

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Q____Q

so it started with one file ..now all my sai files are gone.. just gone. ... i'm going to go curl up somewhere

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gooonnne T___T

https://www.weasyl.com/submission/646345/don-t-listen-to-dir-en-grey-while-sketching-update this picture here! its gone I was going to work on it since I finally figured out who I was going to make it... AND ITS GONE -cry- I think I might have saved over it on accident with a different file auughhh…

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10$ Sketch Commission Slots open

I kinda failed at paying attention to my bank account and I have under $6 left in my bank account with a check that is due to come out soon. So I'm opening up some Sketch slots hoping that maybe someone would be interested. These either can be full body, waist up or bust, and you can choose digital…

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Does the lack of commenting/faving bug you?

I had a friend on skype ask me this before because as the statistics on this site and others show: I comment and fave more than I receive in turn. My answer to them? If they like my art enough to fave and comment good, if they don't all the more power to them. I draw for myself to make me happy and…

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Denver Comic Con

I'm going to Denver comic con this weekend, it'll the second year for me going to a convention and I think it will go better now that I know..what to expect from a convention!! anyone from weasly going?? I'm going as Sailor Pluto! a DC or Marvel hero depending on nephew -he wants us to match lol- a…

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Raaaeeggee

I HATE ALLERGIES UGH OH MY GOD SERIOUSLY I CANT FEEL MY NOSE. i hate spring. i hate it i hate it i hate it -ooo pretty flowerACHOO- is my life.

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Pony commissions Open. Five Slots Open.

I'm going to open up for some pony commissions! since I'm really rusty at taking commissions -last one i had was uuhh around two years ago due to closing down due to lack of interest and art block but now I want to open back up and decided to start with what I'm currently been drawing most. example…

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opening up for commissions...

or at least going to try to. I have some bills that need to be paid and really need the extra help. sob story short, I had a bunch of health issues crop up in the past four-five months and while they amounted to just being a really bad infection and just something to keep an eye on, I had to go thr…

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attempting...

to do at LEAST one sketch per day trying to kick start my art drive since I can actually feel it coming back slowly.

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Pondering Commissions

I'm thinking of opening them up again in the future but I have a question that I really would like answered: What kind of commissions would anyone like to see from me? Keep in mind that I will NOT draw porn but I'm mostly pondering on wondering if it would be good to offer digital along side tradit…

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free plush raffle by alexgoneloco

https://www.weasyl.com/journal/34019/free-custom-plushie-raffle-weasyl-exclusive dude makes really awesome plushies seriously go give it a try.

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okay sooo that didn't work??

I don't know if I just got the code wrong or something but I can't put icons in anything, I do what the faq said..and nothing?

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getting to know me?

Stolen from AngelWolf ..how do you get icons i need to look that up. What's your real name? Debra How tall are you? 5'4' What's your natural hair color? brownish What's your eye color? Hazel What's your orientation? straight? Are you single, taken or undecided? Single What do you do in your spare t…

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Sketch folder

I've adjusted my settings so that my sketches don't show up on my main gallery, so if you want to see them just click on their folder, I'm just seeing how I like this, they'll still show up browsing and in notifications but just got them out of my main gallery. kinda makes it a bit more organized I…

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how to beat art block?

Does anyone know of a good way to beat art block and lack of motivation? I'm already starting to draw a lot more than what I've done last year, but these so far are bigger projects that I'm currently working on like my first actual reference that I'm trying to not do a half ability job on it, and I…

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my plans for weasyl

Planning on keeping this updated up along side my DA, I think I'll just post finished works for FA, but this will possibly get the brunt of my sketches, wips, finished works. Just to see how it goes. I think that also if and when I open up for commissions I'll possibly just open them through here,…

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flood updates..sorry XD

just transferring over some pictures from my other galleries that I wanted in here as well, I'm not going to do a total gallery migration, but figured I'd want some..older stuff in here too to help with it being a bit barren XD oh god some of these are oollldd

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hmmm stream?

Would anyone be interested in watching me stream art?? just kinda wanna put a feeler out there before I even try.

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hahahahah

I'm apparently in a mood where I draw NO LEGS noonne none at allll.. I swear I can draw legs and feet.. I just don't feel like it... and .. hey at least i'm drawing..

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auughh whyyy

I set out to color my newest submission annnd i'm almost done coloring when I sit back and went WHY DID I COLOR IT THAT WAY D: so ...pretty much fucking ruined it.. i'm gonna try and save it and then I'll just.. upload it since ..its colored and all.. sighhh this is why I don't color things, i ruin…

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uploading some old art

just going to pick and choose what art i have on my other galleries to upload here, still trying to get over an art block. anyone have any good suggestions? I have that newest pic of Kestral I want to finish but I don't know how I want to go about it... and the fact the cat keeps sleeping on the sk…

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ooo yay

still don't get the rating thing for the journals but I guess if you wanna filter it because of strong language then that might be a good thing. but i noticed they implemented a remove all notifications and that makes me happy XD

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ok this is annoying

is there a better way to clear the notification area? because the click over to manage submissions??? that is ridiculous and should really be more streamlined out. and clicking the button to not get the collection notifications doesn't seem to work because I unclicked it and i'm STILL getting notif…

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Hallo

umm.. just saying hi. hoping for more interaction on this site since...I seem to get ignored on any other site I've been on.. might turn out the same but so far it seems nice.