spiderfire47 said: I hear you on Valjean. He has stuck with me over the years in a way that few other characters have. Thank you! :)
Haha, no problem! Valjean has always stuck with me through thick and thin, despite actually not being the first literary character I did fanart for. That was Jane Eyre! Haha I did a bunch of her (and she was also the first fanfics I ever read ahahah). Gotta love Jane; she almost did me in when I totally thought she was going to go with cold-hearted, marry-for-practicality St. John and I was like NOooOOOoooOO. Ah, my young heart.
Who is your all time favorite character?
Asketh - spiderfire47
My favourite all time character is a hard choice, because is it the character that I love the most or the character I identify with the most?? Haha, for the latter, that’s easy, it will always be Valjean, because it’s uncanny how much I am like him, both the good and the bad. As for the former it’s a mix between Black Jack, Javert, Sherlock Holmes in all his incarnations, or Pellinore Warthrop. When I put them together, I noticed the similarities between them all and realized I am going to be in trouble as long as I live.
My first impression was that you're a great artist who has something different. Not sure what word I'm looking for here. Unique maybe? Do you know what I'm saying? Anyway, it's a good thing that really made you stand out to me. It hasn't changed over time, really, except that I think you just keep getting better.
Asketh - Anonymous
Haha *hugs* Yes, I do; I am still searching for that word myself Anon! I’m glad that whatever it is, that I can continue to work on it. One day, I would love to become a great illustrator, and I think if I stand out to a lovely person such as yourself, maybe one day, I can do that with countless others :)
I should have known we were in trouble when I began crying at the very first song. And then pretty much every song after that.
(off anon, because I've been meaning to tell you) I found your deviantart account first and I LOVED your style. It was shortly after discovering your tumblr when I found out you're an art teacher and I thought "WOW. An art teacher who draws in a cartoon style and with pens?!" Because my experience with art teachers has always been, "Cartoons are not art. Use pencil, pens are for notes." So you gave me a great inspiration to draw again, so thank you :)
Asketh - nikoleto
*sobs quietly* Aww, Niko. This just made my night. I’m glad that I helped to inspire you to draw again, I didn’t know this. It makes me smile to know that many people like my art and it keeps me moving forward a bit. I have been the student that had teachers hate on cartoons, and I promised myself I would never do that to anyone who wishes to create art. *hugs* You are a very sweet penguin, and thank you.
First impression: "This person is the best. I cry at her art." Impression over time: "This person is still the best, except I am dehydrated and no longer have tears to cry."
Asketh - Anonymous
May the tears keep coming my friend. It seems all I do is make people cry nowadays, including myself. Oop. Here, have some Milo…no? Tea? Or coffee? Or how about some orange juice? Haha, I seem to have too many drinks on hand. I should start my own cafe :P
First impression: Really intelligent! Fantastic artist--esp. Javert sketches! None of that has changed!
Asketh - Anonymous
O///O Really intelligent?! Haha, aww sometimes I think I’m way to silly to be perceived as such. Also, I’m glad you dig my Javert sketches, though I think I’m a bit rusty since I went on hiatus over the summer with him. I dig how everything ended in exclamations; you’re a wonderful anon *squeezes tightly*