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Tarkin is getting his own novel! (Star Wars)

Journal Entry: Fri Apr 25, 2014, 11:03 PM
Tarkin and Cushing fans rejoice, Wilhuff is the subject of a new EU novel coming in November!

More details at my blog!

To celebrate, here are some Tarkin features. Let's hope more are on the way!

Governor Tarkin by stratosmaccaCushing vs. Tarkin by stratosmacca
Grand MOF Tarkin by Edrice Diary of Grand Moff Tarkin by ViaruTarkin
SW - Count Dooku and Admiral Tarkin by Shaiger
Grand Moff Tarkin by BLACKPLAGUE1348
Wilhuff Tarkin by Stagsleap
Luke -kun... ver.2 by Roguetwo

Instagram - Ballet, Art, and more...(and a video!)

Journal Entry: Sat Feb 8, 2014, 9:07 PM

Hello my fabulous foppish fuzz fickles,

My lover ended up getting a smartphone upgrade through his family's plan, so I pestered him for his old phone. I still have a very basic flip phone, but now I use his old iPhone for instagram and other time-vampires.

Check out my Instagram! I post a lot of art WIPs and pictures from my adventures. I'm currently posting a bunch of fun ballet pictures I took after practice last week.

And in case you haven't seen it, here's my latest Copic marker speedpaint video with a little narration. :)

When anime fades...

Journal Entry: Thu Jan 2, 2014, 8:31 PM

Hello frosted, frippery, flings!

Ah, transitions!

I've been quietly lurking for this past year, without a lot of action. Why? I was very, very fortunate to land my dream job right out of grad school! I have never felt so satisfied and at peace. When you finally start making a living doing what you love, you enter into another realm of being, a more complete state of happiness. I've been busy!

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Having been working for some months now, my ability to draw more freely is starting to come back. As I have been putting pencil to paper, what ends up being produced is not surprising, but certainly different.

I've been transitioning out of anime for a while now. I feel that nearly every anime-styled piece that I've tried in the last year has turned out poorly. Wonky and "off". Despite so many years of slavish devotion, my artwork continues to pull me into different directions. So, at last, I'm letting it take me where it wants. I think my last illustration of Tarkin from "Star Wars" is a good representation of where I'm heading.

Wilhuff Tarkin by Stagsleap

I love skinny boys with cheekbones. Oh gawd, I do. While I will still have a well-carved spot in my heart for shojo, my own life has taken on a distinct tone of sepia with numerous vintage events and dances, silk stockings and jazz music. While I may return to it later, I have chosen to invest in vintage rather than cosplay. I haven't watched an anime in...years! I offer a gentle apology to any of my watchers who have been following me primarily for my anime stuff - Sorry lovelies, I've gone to the dark side. They have smaller eyeballs.

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Despite saying goodbye to childhood, I'm excited and ready for the future, with all the dandies it might bring.

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Miss Etherington
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If you wake up in the morning and the first thing you think about is ballet, then you are a ballerina....

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KuchikixRukia Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
Hey~ i was wondering how you go on about art commissions? Sorry if i missed it on your site somewhere D: my guild website for the MMO DragonNest, is looking for a new artist for our banner asap and i was wondering if you can make a little something for free and i can do something to return the favor ;-; ? Like even a quick sketch or something would be pretty sweet.. or what are your charges. our guild site is ~ please let me know ^^!

the size of the banner to be based off of can be based off of one of our older ones since it was the perfect size…

these are the characters that i wanted drawn~
marydemauro Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Hi! Hope it's okay but I featured your art and videos on my blog:… :3
Stagsleap Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ohmygosh, thank you! *hugs*
I've been in a bit of an art slump at the moment, but this is giving me energy to keep going!
oswald-luver Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're a ballerina?! That's so amazing!! When the time comes, I wanna be a professional dancer somewhere ^^ I'd love to see you're other cosplays!!!
Stagsleap Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. I only dance at a community level. Becoming a professional dancer requires your entire being, time, and funds dedicated to dance, and my window for achieving that has looong passed.
oswald-luver Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's fun though, you're still dancing and you can have a life :) And what I've seen in your pictures, you seem like a very good dancer.
marydemauro Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Hope you don't mind a manga recommendation... I know you said on your blog that you don't read a whole lot of manga but you might like this one. :) Ever heard of "The Dreaming" by Queenie Chan? Super-creepy horror story, but no blood and gore (well, except for, like, minimal stuff)--this story relies on suspense and creepiness to scare you. What makes me think you would be interested is the beautifully detailed drawing style and the cool victorian dresses throughout. :3 It's only three volumes long and the artist has actually started posting some of it on deviantart if you want a preview: Just a suggestion. ^^
Stagsleap Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh, perhaps I'll look into it. It's very difficult for me to read most manga! XD
pronker Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're doing gorgeous work, thanks for sharing.  I particularly enjoyed your antelope portraits, and hope at some point that you consider drawing the beautiful saola of Laos and Vietnam, so very rare and precious.  Its coloring is outstanding.  Sincerely, pronker
Stagsleap Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! I especially like your suggestion of the saola - I remember watching a short documentary on efforts to preserve them. It is indeed a beautiful animal!
lonewolf325 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
~ Hello and welcome to :icondrawn-out-yaoi:  Stagsleap ~

Come to either myself or landiddy with any questions concerning the group :D

HERE are the rules and a little information about submitting to our gallery folders to get you started :aww:
kingdomheartsventus7 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Student Photographer
I love your pictures. have you read any of my stories?
My-Little-PonyFan Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013
Are you a ballerina?
Stagsleap Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I dance ballet, yes. :)
JessicaMattes1 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013
Portal Fun cake Happy BirthdayFun cake Portal 
:ballet: I say Dance Ole! Ole!  I say Dance :ballet:
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