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Hiatus (Sort of)

Journal Entry: Sat May 31, 2014, 10:02 PM


I decided to close my commission down at the moment because I have been busy with bigger commissions (card game illustrations sure take up plenty of time) and personal projects (currently working on a story game for iOS... will update you all once the beta is up!). Meanwhile at day I'm working in the Bandai-Namco Studios for 8 hours everyday... I am pretty much occupied all the time. I will still try to read + reply to comments, but might overlook notes, so if you need to contact me please reach me through Twitter/e-mail (those are the only two social medias installed on my phone).

It is kind of an irony too that I will be quitting games to create games. (Goodbye League, goodbye FFXIV!) But as Ben has told me on twitter, "creating things is just so time consuming. The reward for us is not in the consumption but in having others consume what we create". I have learned a lot of things from video games (if it weren't for them I wouldn't be able to even write in English, and I would probably end up taking medical studies in my country as planned) so now is the time to pay back the debt. :)

There's some sort of melancholy to this because playing games had been a huge part of my youth. Not that I am old now (very young compared to plenty of my peers and colleagues, actually), but it sure feels different once you get into the working environment. So adult-like now. Hahaha. I will get used to it eventually.

Hopefully you all will have a good Summer holiday (I assume it's the time now?)


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JayKLegendary Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Heyy just found your profile after browsing through pinterest. Great work, i love how you turn dark, moody themes into beauty.

My God, you actually went to Digipen SG! I've always wanted to study there :( and then work in some prestigious game studio or something but alas i'm stuck in UMN, a university back in our homeland. Since you've basically went through all i've ever wanted to go through, think you could help a fellow kid make their way to that bright future? :)
Joaru Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Student

Thank you so much for taking your time to see my artwork! Feel free to ask me for feedback/tips or whatever, I will do anything within my capabilities, although I'm also still learning but if I can help, sure! :D I don't think I will be useful tho. lol
JayKLegendary Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Student Digital Artist
LOL DARN I didnt open my dA in days as well hahahah

Heyy, thanks! They're good enough for work and that's good enough for me :D.
Ok, so i need closure on this: Will the companies pay for your transport to their country, transport inside the country and living expenses?
As you may know the concept art (what i wann be) industry doesnt exist in our country. So...

Thanks :)
Joaru Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Student
Hmm, do you mind if we talk about this through e-mail or something? :) I'm not very comfortable disclosing that in public (here). Drop me a mail at josephinealvina (at) gmail. Just let me know who you are, thanks!
Seieihime Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer

I wish you a wonderful Birthday lovey~!:iconmahfeelzplz:


I hope it’s just as amazing and memorable as you~:iconsatoshipeaceplz:

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