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Japan photos and update!

Thu Mar 19, 2015, 4:52 PM


Bulk photo updates will be posted @ my Facebook

Videos/some photos will be uploaded @ my Instagram

Special photos + my sketches while I'm here will be uploaded @ my Tumblr

I want to really share my experience with everyone, so I’m choosing the most convenient way possible to share my photos. :D Feel free to follow me on this journey! Enjoy!

xoxo Ocean

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I'm goin to Japan

Thu Feb 26, 2015, 1:38 PM

I've already mentioned this several places, but I don't think I officially did on my DA...? Anyway, yeaa!

I'm leaving March 17th and staying there until April 15th. So about a month. I'm staying with my old best friend I knew from highschool who went there to teach English. It's like my highschool dream come true, haha.

Honestly, I am pretty nervous...! ;;; I don't really know that much Japanese. I'm gonna go reside in a place where the country and people and language and society are completely foreign to me. Something I've never done before. I'm so nervous!! ;;

All that being said I'm pretty excited.. I'm going to be residing in a more rural area but I'm going to visit Tokyo for a week and hit up Kyoto and Osaka too I think. I'm gonna take toooooons of pictures! *o*; I mean, I'll be there for a month, haha. Vlogging will probably also happen, too!

For people who have gone, or know the place well, any suggestions for cool spots to visit? Or even just tell me how your experience in Japan went so I know things to expect! (:

Talk to you all soon! xoxo

PS. Next journal entry I'd really like to update these buttons on the bottom, lol.. ;;

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Soooo this is what I've been up to

Sat Dec 20, 2014, 11:23 PM

Hello guys, like my new logo?? /)>///v///<(\ Haha! I actually desperately need to update my journal layout with new buttons and stuff.... x o x My Instagram isn't even on there orz |||||

Just a little update on the Christmas Letters project, we raised $158 to give to Sick Kids Foundation. I am soooooo pleased. ;////; I will definitely be doing this again next year.

(A note: I requested USD from all bidders but submitted the donation money in CAD (Canadian). After the conversion I was left with $25 CAD which I put towards shipping out the letters and drawings. It's something I should've mentioned in the beginning and apologize for it. 
m(_ _)m)

Further more!! As usual I mentioned this on my Tumblr like over a month ago, buttttt I have been working on a very special project over these past couple of months!! I feel really bad actually, because as you might (??) know Ichi and I bought a house a couple of months ago. And I was getting all geared up to start a whole bunch of new personal projects... and I was telling eeeveryone that.... TT 7 TT

But within the first week I moved in to the new house, I was hired for contract work with a local game company Sakura River to do character illustrations for their newest visual novel. Yup, I'm working on a real visual novel! *0*;;;;;;;;
Over the past couple of months I've been super busy with that. But my contract actually finally ends Wednesday! It was quite an experience. It was my first real job as an illustrator, and I learned a lot. I'm super excited to see the game when it's all finished, and will let everyone know when it's available! (It'll be on Steam, btw!)

A couple previews of the images:

So with 2015 approaching, I have a lot of goals I want to tackle!! */////* In the new year I would really love to start making clothes, accessories, and new original prints.
I have a sweater I've been working on for a little while I'm going to release in January, btw u ////////////u

OH YEAH, and more Youtube vids! For sure!! <3

I cannot wait /)///////(\ Thank you everyone for sticking around.. I can't wait to show everyone my true original colours. :heart:

Happy holidays and happy new year! 

xoxo Ocean

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Christmas Letters Charity Project

Mon Dec 8, 2014, 1:40 PM

Hi everyone~~!! I'm doing my Christmas Letters Project again this year.
Last year, I had everyone comment on my journal and I randomly picked a dozen or so who would receive a free letter & ink drawings from me. This year I'm making it a little different.

Because Christmas time is nearing, I want to give back to my community. So instead I'll be putting up five pieces for auction, with 100% of the proceeds going to charity.

Furthermore, every bidder will receive a hand-written letter and card from me, whether you win or lose the bid. (Given that that's something you want)

The auction will end December 14th.

Auction will be open HERE in the comment section:

Christmas Letters Charity Project Auction Pieces by oceantann

About the charity

The charity I've chosen to fund is Sick Kids Foundation, a hospital in Toronto where I spent as a kid when I had pacemaker operations.

A couple years ago I did a charity project and some people got to accusing me that I was going to run off with the money or something. Fully understandable! So I will be making the receipt I get from Sick Kids fully available to anyone who expresses those concerns.

Thank you everyone for reading!

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I'm buying a house!

Sun Sep 14, 2014, 9:59 PM

Okay firstly my 50% off print sale is ending today so I'll just stick this info here!:

50% Print Shop and Artbook Sale by oceantann

Onto the good stuff. If you haven't been following me on Tumblr (where I've been talkin about it non stop) you may not know, me and my boyfriend Ichi are buying a house together. >v<d Buying... not renting! There is so much work that goes into buying a house rather than renting, it's nuts. Paper work... lawyers... oans.. mortgages... x o x Adult things. Haha
So we've been dealing with this for the past month and a half. We looked at many houses, and we were able to get the one we really wanted! I was super happy. We take possession of the house tomorrow and get the keys, so our move-in will start tomorrow. So much stuff to move. So exciting ; w ;

As far as my art goes... I will be converting one of the main rooms into my own personal art studio. ;; w ;;
This wil
l mean more art from me, more mediums, and more time for me to spend in my element!! I'm so excited I can't contain it ;; w ;; Currently I am working on a new mini-artbook, some original prints and paintings, and I want to get some apparel going as well. Also, with the studio now, I'd like to spend some more time on videos and vlogs!

I hope my followers will support my original creations and what's to come. I hope I can really inspire and influence everyone with all the bright feelings in my art I'm trying to convey....  and I hope you will all continue to appreciate that aspect of my work.
In my future original pieces, I really want that colourful mystical power to embody my work. I want it to drive me forward and I want people to enjoy it. And gather inspiration from it!

I really... just really hope people will understand what I'm trying to convey in my original pieces. ; w ;

Right now more than ever I feel this is a turning point in my artistic life. So I want people to look forward to what I have in store! I feel like I'm bursting at the seams with artistic energy (/////////////)

Sorry if this seems weird! ;;;

Thank you everyone for their support. Ily all! And will see you all very soon!!
Feel free to follow my Tumblr for more regular updates.



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Otakuthon @ E331
FanExpo @ P132

Hey guys!! I will be at Otakuthon (in Montreal) & FanExpo(Toronto) once again this year ; v ;

I'll be at E331 at Otakuthon by myself (not premium section this year ; ; )

And P132 at FanExpo with :iconalexisneo: & :iconmoved2-lavender-iced:! We all got an end cap table this year, so we will be facing the far wall in the artists alley. u 7 u Please drop by!

See you all~!

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Commissions [CLOSED]

Wed Jun 11, 2014, 10:34 AM

Commission season has come again!! I'm so excited to draw stuff for people with my new style. Please check it out & support me <3

Examples & Pricing

"Half" and "Quarter" and such refer to how much of the body is shown. Quarter is bust, Half is to the waist, Three quarters is to the knees, and full is to the feet.

*Prices are in USD*

Chibi Commissions 1 by oceantann
CG Chibi - $15

Portrait Commissions 1 by oceantann Portrait Commissions 3 by oceantann Portrait Commissions 2 by oceantann
CG Basic Portrait - $15

CG Bust - $40 (example coming soon)

CG Full Body - $60 
(example coming soon)

Print of your CG commission - extra $5-10 (depending on canvas size)
1-1/2" Button of your commission - $5

(These prices do not include shipping)

:bulletpink: Additional backgrounds, items, or detailed outfits may be subject to extra charge.
:bulletpink: If you are ordering an ink or watercolour commission, please let me know if you want the original. You will have to pay extra for shipping depending on where you live.

Payment & Other

:star: I mainly accept Paypal. I will only accept personal checks and money orders if they are over $35.

:bulletpink: I accept up to three characters in one image, just let me know what you want in your form and I'll give you a quote.
:bulletpink: A visual reference for your character is a must. I will not work from typed-up explanations.
:bulletpink: All commissions are free to have a patterned background or no background. I will be taking some artistic liberty with "patterned" backgrounds this year.
:bulletpink: I have the right to refuse a commission.
:bulletpink: Commissions are meant for personal use only; not for resale or to make merchandise.
:bulletpink: Do not send me any payment, I will be sending the invoice.
:bulletpink: Payments must be made within a week of sending in the form.
:bulletpink: Your commission will be posted on :iconoceancommissions:


This year I'm taking all my forms through e-mail so I can keep track of them better; since DA does not have a search system in their notes it's very hard to stay organized.
Please e-mail the form to under the subject "Commission".

DA/Tumblr Username: A place other than email I can contact you at
Paypal address/other form of payment: Please input your Paypal address here
Commission type:
Reference of your character(s):
How you want your character(s) to look or interact: Just a couple lines explaining pose, facial expression & etc; or if there's more than one character, the relationship between said characters. If it doesn't matter to you, you don't have to add anything.
Background: None, patterned, or detailed
Extras: Prints, buttons, or if ink/watercolour, wanting the original piece

Example form:

DA/Tumblr Username: oceantann
Paypal address/other form of payment:
Commission type: CG Three quarters (2 charas)
Reference of your character(s): [link] & [link]
How you want your character(s) to look or interact: Please have them together doing peace-signs and looking happy. Please have them wearing this: [link]
Background: Flower patterned background
Extras: None

Slots taken: 11/15

Thank you~~!

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:iconoceantann: & :iconalexisneo: - Anime North #C09

Hi guys~! It's been awhile! I've been posting on my Tumblr more these days, so feel free to follow me there. ; v ;
I will be at AN this coming weekend.... so much to dooo~~ I made SO MUCH STUFF ahaha;;;;;; Hope you all like the selection this year. ; 7 ;
I will also be at Otakuthon and ConBravo this year with everything here as well. uwu
Everything here has also been updated in my online shop. : D

Hope to see you guys there!! I'm so exciiiiiiiiiiiiiteeeedddddddd ;; w ;;

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Thanks guys~!

Thu Apr 24, 2014, 9:28 AM

Thank you guys for all the lovely birthday messages!! ; v ; I wish I could reply to everyone!
Thank you as well for the lovely drawings~ ;//u//; Every birthday I like showcasing them, so please enjoy~ thanks again everyone ;;u;;

Happy Birthday Ocean by KateyGoldenMoon Oshan's Birthday Present! by OtakuSyra To My Best Friend by J-Mirakuru Happy Birthday Ocean! by PinkSkullsAndRibbons Oceantann~ by genacinth boop another birthdayyy by LittleLonelyFawn Happy Birthday Oceantann! by Shadethehedgecat24  Melon Girl by hiikou <da:thumb id="449797043"/> Mahou Shoujo Oceantann by ThePandaCaffe G:HBD Ocean! by mieille Happy Birthday Oceantann!! by CloudZeko HBD oceantann by ByBy2014 HAPPY BIRTHDAY OCEANTAN!!! by HaruBlossom  <da:thumb id="449889776"/> Oceantann! by ShizukoA Happy Birthday OceanTaan o/ by YukaNeeChan  HBD Ocean by Artifedex  Oceantann's Birthday Drawing by ChibiDynamite

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New Improved FAQ!

Sat Apr 19, 2014, 10:59 PM

Hello guys! Considering the last time my FAQ was updated was MARCH 17TH 2012.............. I think it needed to be refreshed.
If you have any questions that aren't on here you may ask me, but please read them thoroughly before doing so. Thanks!

LAST UPDATED:  April 20th 2014


Q. What's your real name?
A. Allison... but don't call me that ;;

Q. How do you pronounce Oshaikeuchi?
A. Oh-shy-ee-keh-oo-chee

Q. How old are you?
A. I don't specifically give it out, but I am out of college.

Q. Where do you live?
A. Ontario, Canada

Q. How long have you been drawing?
A. Around 10-12 years

Q. Do you sell at any cons?
A. I go to Anime North, FanExpo, and Otakuthon almost yearly. I am working on expanding a little more out west.

Q. Can I purchase your manga at Barnes&Noble/Chapters/Indigo/etc?
A. Sorry no, but you can only purchase it through my personal store

Q. Please draw so-and-so for me?
A. I do not on any circumstances take requests! I have commissions open sometimes, so keep an eye out for them! (I am currently planning on opening them for June-July 2014!)

Q. Can you make a tutorial on ___?
A. I would love to have more time to make tutorials. Whenever I do, hair will be the first thing I'd like to tackle because people have requested it for years. ;; Sorry!

Q. Can we be friends? Can I have your MSN/skype?
A. As much as I would love to be friends and have chit chats with all of my watchers, I'm a busy girl ;; But please know I love you all!

Q. Can you check out my drawings and give me some tips?
A. This is another thing I wish I could help you all on. Sometimes (once-in-a-blue-moon kind of sometimes) I will review/critique art posted on my livestreams (as per request), but it's very hard to give so many individuals different advice when really it is all the same in the end.

What do you want to be able to draw good? Think about an artist you want to emulate, and think about why you like their art. Now, try think about what you need to do to learn those things and achieve that level. Learn things that will make your art better -- study light sources, anatomy, and different styles. Think about where and WHY you are placing your lines where you place them. These things may not seem appealing, but you will really benefit from them in the long run.

Q. When you start sketching something, do you have a general idea of how you want it to look (pose, theme, clothing, etc) or do you just start drawing and think it up as you go?
A. My strongest pieces conceptual-wise usually start with an idea ahead of time; but once and awhile a random sketch will turn into something alright.

Q. Do you have any other hobbies or interested? 
I love fashion, singing, dancing, working out, cooking, and gettin high. Yup

Q. Where do you get all your clothes?

Q. I want to sell at my first convention and need some advice!
A. I got this question so many times, so I made an article about it on my blog, here! ^v^


Q. What programs do you use for your digital colouring?
A. Paint Tool SAI and Photoshop CS5

Q. Do you have to buy these programs? Where do you get them from?
A. You're SUPPOSED to buy them... ;;

Q. What tablet do you use? How much was it?
A. I use Wacom intuos4 medium, and it was $250. I bought it used.

Q. What tools do you use for lineart/colouring/blending in SAI?
A. I use the Ol Water tool to lineart/sketch in SAI. For colouring, I use the pen tool for filling, and the brush for blending.
My current ink settings:

Q. How do you colour your lines in SAI?
A. Set your lineart layer (must have ONLY lines on it, no flattened image with a white background) to preserve opacity. Then colour away.

Q. How big are your canvases?
A. Usually 5100x3300 pixels for printing size.

Q. What are your brush/blending settings?
A. I can't answer this because I don't have one set of blend settings. They are always changing. And I don't mean like "I use this setting for the eyes, and this setting for the face" I mean they change every tenth stroke or so. It depends exactly what I'm doing at that moment. Sorry! ;;


Q. What do you use to record your screen?
A. Hypercam2.

Q. What do you use to edit your videos?
A. Previously Windows Movie Maker, now Sony Vegas Pro 9.

Q. How do you record your copic videos?
A. Most of them are just my laptop screen tilted down (the webcam is internally inside the laptop) and looks down upon the drawing. Then I flip the recording in a editor.

Q. How do you speed up your videos?
A. Previously used the "double speed" feature on WMM, now I do it in Sony vegas Pro (I think you press shift or caps or tab or ctrl....and drag it to the left lol. I forget which one it is ;; )

M A N G A  &  P R O D U C T

Q. Where did you get your manga published?
A. I self-publish all of my books at local print shops.

Q. Where do you print your prints/stickers?
A. Prints are done locally. As for stickers I have used two suppliers, RockinStickers (vinyl) and JiMiAgency (paper).

Q. How do you come up with stories/create characters?
A. I don't make as many stories as I used to, but-!! I believe some of the most interesting characters are based on real people with real faults and real traits. So when I make an OC, I try to base it on someone I know and the way they think/their motives/points of views.

Q. What is your manga-making process like?
A. When I have a story, I making thumbnails for the pages (by chapter) and write the script when I'm making the roughs for the panels. Then I sketch the the pages according to each thumbnail, then ink, and tone.

Q. I'm selling at my first convention and want to know about making products!
A. I got this question so many times, so I made an article about it on my blog, here! ^v^

If anyone else has any questions I should add, please, ask away! >v<
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Artist Feature!

Fri Apr 4, 2014, 8:52 PM

Hello! My front page has been a little dead lately, so I'm going to liven it up with some great artists I follow! Some of them you may heard of, others are imo very underrated. That being says all the art is amazing, so please enjoy!

Aerial by escume February by escume Elsa by escume Belle by escume
Absolutely breath taking watercolour-styled portraits, and the artist is only 20.

<da:thumb id="137141880"/> Pony by tknk <da:thumb id="135234295"/> <da:thumb id="96887121"/>
Beautiful girls and Korean fashion everywhere.

80shiji by QueenAshi  
I am all over these colours & lineart~!

Comm: rerolune by ikr Comm: H0peh by ikr Comm: RanNiwa by ikr POP bunny by ikr
I looooove her style... it's so clean and fresh I could die.

LET IT GO by alexisneo Mother of Dragons by alexisneo PPG 2014 by alexisneo nonon jakuzure by alexisneo
A very good friend of mine; I will pimp her art 'til the end of time.

:AT: All Hail the Fluffy Queen! by Desiree-U :CE: Beautiful as a Rose by Desiree-U :HBD: La Mia Preziosa Fragolina by Desiree-U :CM: What a Pretty and Rare View! by Desiree-U
Her lineart is to die for and her style is moe level 10000000.

Raving Mimi and Birthday Bash Nyami by Happy-Alarm Thank You Carina!! by Happy-Alarm FEED ME by Happy-Alarm Commissions Open!! by Happy-Alarm
A cute and psychedelic style. I love the mix of these two, it always creates something unexpected yet great. Love all the colours too!

Sakura Kinomoto by Bunni-purin Blooms by Bunni-purin Shimakaze by Bunni-purin
It's unfortunate she doesn't have much up right now + is on hiatus, but her style is really put together! I hope she comes out with more soon ~

Tokyo Mew Mew by Apricot-Crown Cardcaptor Sakura Fanbook Wraparound Cover by Apricot-Crown Super Sonico by Apricot-Crown Sagittarius by Apricot-Crown
This was the winner of my Fight Like A Girl contest I had earlier this year! Her style is so unique. It has a retro kind of flare. Plus, magical girls~!

Dancing on the Stars by Naschi Colors by Naschi Sailor Jupiter Makoto by Naschi
I freakin bow to this girl u/////u Such amazing traditional art!! She is definitely on Arina levels. She has her own published manga, too!

HBD Tinaaa by Artifedex LB: Shimapan by Artifedex Yes, I want to build a snowman... by Artifedex KLK: Let's Go! by Artifedex
An old and good friend of mine! The style reminds me a little bit of my (very) old style. ;v;

Hope you guys enjoyed and found some new great artists to watch! >w</ :heart:

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Hello guys~ this will be my final update on Fight Like A Girl.

All copies have been scheduled for send out and every person who ordered has been notified via email (psure to the email everyone paid with -- I'm using Storenvy's 'mark as shipped' notifications, but I think it's been being iffy; like people not getting their emails).

If you did not receive your email and are concerned, feel free to let me know with the email + name you ordered with and I will tell you when your scheduled shipping date was.

There is only one copy left that hasn't been sent out/notified; it is because I am waiting for a response (name is under Angela P -- if you are out there please get back to me~ otherwise I'll have to do some deep digging through my DA notes uuu)

Copies are still for sale here, although they are going much faster than I expected lol ;;;

Thank you everyone for supporting this project. I really hope you all are pleased with the book and the work I put into it. u////u
I'm very grateful to have such supportive watchers. I hope you guys will continue to support me and follow my upcoming work. ; w ;

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Finally, all the books are in!! If you are following my Tumblr however you might've already seen all this hehh

I started packaging them over the weekend and am going to try and get all the pre-orders shipped out between today and Friday.

^This is the Monday and Tuesday shipment piles, but I have still so much more to go @ 7 @ ;;; 

As I package everyone's order, I have been sending out emails to let every individual know the date of when their copy will be shipped. Please be aware that I have been sending these notifications to the emails of which you paid with.

If you have not received an email yet it means I’m still packing an processing your order (which I hope to complete by the end of tomorrow, by the way!)

As for as shipment times go, this is very important that everyone is well aware so no one thinks their package is lost:

-Packages shipped to Canada & USA will take 5-10 business days max, but it is not guaranteed so please allow some time after.
-International orders are the unfortunate long one; they will take 4-6 weeks to reach you (it was the cheapest method unfortunately, anything quicker is like $20+...)

Please be aware that once the packages leave my hands at the post office they are no longer my responsibility. I am not responsible for lost mail. That being said, I've never actually had a package go lost in the mail.


Now that is all said and done!! "Fight Like A Girl" is now fully up for sale in my shop, here! I will only have so many copies for so long and then I probably wont be getting any more printed since I am moving on in my artistic endeavours~ so now is your best chance. uvu

I will also be selling these at Anime North 2014, if you wanted to pick up a copy there~ u7u.

Thank you all ~!

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So I'll be at Toronto ComiCon this weekend with my partner, :iconphoonty: !! I've been sharing my art tables with such an assortment of artists these days, it's really great.

Unfortunately, I will only be there Saturday & Sunday because I'm going to the Kyary Pamyu Pamyu concert in Toronto Friday. What a terrible date for everything to be lined up at.... @^@ Is anyone else going to the KPP concert??

I'll post pics and such * 7 * Hope to see you guys there!!

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Anime North Table!

Sun Feb 23, 2014, 8:16 PM

I'm happy to inform that (once again..) I got a table for Anime North this year! I'm really thankful for how lucky I've been every single year. ;;; I feel like my luck has got to run out some time...
I'll be tabling with my pal :iconalexisneo:; please also check out her Tumblr. More info to come!

Con-G ended this weekend. I had a good time! I was really pleased to have so many people stop by and recognize my work. I also met some really cool people. ; w ; Thank you for these memories!!

My table from the con:

Also the proof of the book should be coming in this week. Thank you everyone for your patience and as always, support. :heart:

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Con-G Table Location!

Wed Feb 19, 2014, 1:42 PM

Hi all, I'm going to be at CON-G this year (in Guelph)!
I wont have my artbook, but I'll have some prints from the artbook as well as the stickers I posted yesterday.
Hope you will stop by~! :heart:

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Fight Like A Girl Pre-Orders OPEN

Sun Feb 2, 2014, 12:10 PM

Main Info
Full Colour/Perfect Bound
Size: Letter size (8.5x11)
56 pages on gloss paper
Price: $35 USD/CAD

25+ pages of unseen work
12 Guest artists
9 pages of bonus content (comics, sketches, and walkthrough)

Guest Artists
:iconakimiya: :iconalexisneo: :iconmoved2-lavender-iced: :iconhitsukuya: :iconcaramelcaprice: :iconpeachmaiden: :iconcosmolade: :iconcherriuki: :iconslugbox: :iconharukatsune: :iconmagicalsakura: :iconapricot-crown:
Many thanks to all of these talented induviduals!! I'm very honored to have them be part of this project. ; w ;

Shipping Costs
Canada- $8
USA- $10
International- $12

These prices are for standard post only; if you are getting your book mailed internationally, it may take up to 40 days to reach you. If you would like a faster shipping option it is $8 extra, please let me know.
Note; I am not responsible for any lost mail! However, I have never actually had any problems with lost mail.

Payment Methods
-Cash/check through mail (USD or CAD only)

How To Order
If you are paying via Paypal, please purchase through my Storenvy HERE.
If you are paying via cash/check through mail, please fill out this form and send it to under the subject 'Order'.

Number of copies:
Payment method: (cash or check)
Mailing Address:
Extras: (Signed copy, anything from my shop, etc...)

I will then reply to you with a full total and where to mail the cash/check. Replies may take up to 24 hours, please be patient, thank you!


Full Moon Holiday by oceantann  <da:thumb id="432860142"/>
fight like a girl by harukatsune Fight Like a Girl artbook PREVIEW by CaramelCaprice F.L.A.G. Preview by MagicalSakura Magical Guitars? by hitsukuya
fight titans LIKE A GIRL by MOVED2-Lavender-Iced Fight Like A Girl: Guest Art Preview by cosmolade FIGHT LIKE A GIRL by alexisneo Fight Like A Girl: TMM Preview by cherriuki
Pretty Cure Speedpaint:…
Tokyo Mew Mew Speedpaint:…
Tumblr tag:…

★Let me know if you want it signed. It costs no extra! Thank you!!

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Feb 1st Update

Shit you guys. u__u!!! Last 5 hours of the contest, and I got 30 entries. You're all so amazing ; u ; And I really appreciate all of the effort everyone put into their entries. Really it touches my heart//// I am going to have a difficult time deciding the winner. Whoever I decide upon, I want to sincerely thank every one for their efforts!! You all did an amazing job.

On the topic of the winning entry, I was originally going to contact and judge the winner today, but I have a lot on the go this weekend + I am still waiting on some of my guest entries (plus I still have a couple of days left of work myself ^7^;;;.) so I will be announcing the winner either on the 2nd or the 3rd. Or the 4th. Depends how crazy my schedule is I suppose ehe.
HOWEVER pre-orders for my artbook will still be opening tomorrow!! ; v ; So I will make a journal all about that! Thank you every one for all of your support. I am very happy to be getting back into the art community again. Thank you :heart:

Hello guys~! 
My magical girl artbook "Fight Like A Girl" is scheduled to be done by the end of this month (hopefully...) and I'm finding myself with an extra page... I could fill it, but, every project I do online I really do like making it interactive with my watchers. So I'm going to give everyone a chance to join!! \*o*/ I don't have much to give in the way of prizes, but I thought at least a chance is better than none. ^v^

The art book I am releasing at the end of the month is a magical girl fanart book, so obviously, the objective of the book is to draw magical girls! \^7^/ ~*
Please make sure to read everything thoroughly before submitting your entry.


- You can draw fanart of any of these series EXCEPT FOR: Kill La Kill, DN Angel, and any of the weird hentai on the list lmao
-If you have a particular series in mind that is not on the list, please verify it with me first
- This is a fanart book, so I am not accepting any original characters, sorry.
- You are allowed to enter fanart you may have previously drawn (only if they are the right qualifications)
- It must be in full colour
- With out without a background are both accepted
- You are allowed up to three submissions
- It can be done in any medium you like, digitally or traditionally
- The file must be 8.75 x 11.25" 300 dpi for printing (this comes up to 2625 x 3375 pixels) BUT your uploaded file does not have to be this large
- Please make sure you have the high res file available.
-No gore, violence, nudity or sexuality in your entries.

How to Join

- Upload your entry onto Deviantart, stash, or Tumblr and note it to me.
- You can also e-mail me your submission to:
- Also let me know what series it's from since I may not know (lol)
- You do not need to upload the full res images, just make sure they are available upon request


- Your work in the artbook
- A free copy of said artbook
- An original sketch from me

2nd & 3rd
- Original sketches from me

End Date

February 1st, 12AM EST
Good luck to everyone entering!! I'm super looking forward to seeing everyone's entries!! ; v ;

Current Entries

Entries given via stash or email will not/cannot be featured.
In the name of the moon... by MouseyPeach <da:thumb id="424684318"/> Kaname Madoka by XxPandaxStarxX Become a Magical Girl! by lilpinkpeach  CE Fight Like A Girl:Shugo Chara! by ZombiekinzFight Like A Girl Entry by bunny-bexell
<da:thumb id="424103760"/> Puella Magi Madoka Magica FIGHTING by Rmblee Sugar Sugar Rune by Kaleillia Fight like a girl by kylixM  The Best of Super Hero Friends by cutiechan08 Sword Princess by Merikku 
CE: oceantan by miniezebra Who is Sailor V? by CIC-Studios Wedding Peach_Love Angels by CIC-Studios Sailor moooooon by xxSelly Birds of a Feather by Chileaf Contest Entry Fight like a girl: Sakura CardCaptor by Mokyu-Mokyu
Penguindrum Galaxy by kittymochi Magical Girl by Sinistar666 Unlock Your Heart! [Critique please!] by quila111 Time by LittleLonelyFawn  Sailor Moon by myckuu
Infinite Existence by OceanFalcon Princess Tutu by angeliIy Ichigo Momomiya by Syertse Contest Entry [Rune rune sugar ] . by 8AmyEmo8 I'm a DREAMER by HeadlessMaid Yuu-chan by randomfangirl1
Goddess Madoka by darkmadbunny Homura Akemi!! by SteelWing1 Contest Entry: Illyasviel Kaleid ver. by SteelWing1 Lunatic Charm by Osa-Chi Vividred by Osa-Chi Moon Sailor by HopeyCakes 
Guardian: The Second by maiyouka <da:thumb id="426309359"/> Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne by Apricot-Crown Sayaka Miki by pipskitts204 Ultimate Madoka by maryfraser  
Platinum by maryfraser ''Fight like a girl'' contest- Pretty Cure by elegant107 ...:Hinamori Amu:... by Espliego Oceantan Contest Entry by BubblesBo Kaname Madoka by Kitayame ~I M a d o k a I~ by AkasukiTheCat 
+: Ultimate Madoka :+ by AkasukiTheCat Cardcaptor Sakura Fanart by vitorsanches Always, Somewhere by AnnieTheWhimsical Sailor V by R0cket-Cat Amu by ryuzaki7 Madoka for a Contest by ErinPrimette
Galaxy Goddess .::Print Available::. by LadyNekochan <da:thumb id="426816493"/> Tokyo Mew Mew Ichigo Fanart by UsagiPyon-chan Goddess by Mizuichii Night Duty by Himechui Ojamajo Doremi by semie78
shugo chara amulet heart by THE-SOUXNOA-SISTERS Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya: Archer[SPEEDPAINT] by zera-lumaniam Hanon by ChocolateJuju Mami Tomoe by CaeliTantibus9 Fight like a Girl ! CE by enomania CE: Tokyo Mew Mew by MangaFox156
Sayaka and Mew Mew Mint (ocean contest entry) by YumiMyNinja Lyrical Tokarev, Kill Them All ~ !! by CRYPTERS Sailor Moon by SailorMochi CE-Sakura Hime Kaden by SariusaHomura Akemi by YukinaEstebannPuella Magi: I'm always here for you... by LemonPoppySeedMuffin 
CE-Ichigo by Jadeykinns Amulet Spade by PieperStars Dokidoki! Precure - Cure Sword by Moerin-Satsuki A granted wish by makorie Wish by WitchieCatThe Magic of Love by sakuraGx4nina
Luchia by hazelnoix Dark Matter //Madoka Magica by KIn00b Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Take my Hand by CoffehKittehFluff Tokyo Mew Mew by semie78 Madoka magica by potatoe-sama Hyperdimension Nep: Planeptune CPU Purple Heart by CoffehKittehFluff
Mahou Shoujo Magica Madoka by ruebisous Credens Justitiam by Hitomi97 <da:thumb id="428589086"/> Cardcaptor Sakura: Soaring on Cloud Pink by EzmeAG98 W.I.T.C.H. Fanart by Drawn-with-Passion CE 2: oceantan by c-star-rawr
Madoka Magica - Contest Entry by cherutan D R O W N I N G by KlYOU Zodiac P.I. - Contest by xXxInuyashaLoverxXx Smile Pretty Cure: Good or Bad? by Moonfan77 <da:thumb id="428958168"/> Kamichama Karin Chu by xAyumi-chanx 
<da:thumb id="429086954"/> Mew Mew Power! by Michiyo--ChanC.E- sakura the card captor by karsisMF97<da:thumb id="429444970"/> Contest FLAG Cure Beauty by ichigofan123The Dash by misscoca-ine
Contest entry - Moe tan- Ink by tanyan-art Magic Knight Rayearth Fanart! by LisaLove12 Homura Akemi by Eloquent-Phony  Powerpuff Girls Z - FLAG Contest by YerBestFriend99 Madoka Magica: Sayaka's Boobies by LemonPoppySeedMuffin UTENA: The Rose Duelist by MiriamDott
<da:thumb id="429640849"/> Fight Like A Girl by Minccinojuic Heartcatch Precure! by nuxi-chan ~Magic Chocolate~ by Birdz555 Cure Peach~ by Puffyko Sakura Descends! by Queen-of-Butterflies
<da:thumb id="429918615"/> Sailor Moon by PirateNinjaAssassin1 In the Name of the Moon by smarticles101 SAilor mOOn by luckydraws Madoka Gadoka Magica Lalala by luckydraws The Witch's Labyrinth - Sayaka by luckydraws
Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne! by W0lfStarL0ve Hop Step Jump by Keeyko <da:thumb id="430189900"/> <da:thumb id="430227815"/> Sayaka Magica Madoka by snowsteel Sailor Chibi Moon by Draconine
Little Witch Academia by MrWolfyCloud ~Fight like a girl!~ by candykiki Madoka Magia by bleach12324 Dokidoki! Precure contest entry by Lovely-Pink-Rose Saint Tail by Frills-Of-Justice Amu Chan Fan Art by UsagiPyon-chan
initiate survival strategy and fight like a girl! by miicha-desu Homura Akemi (AKUMA) by Phadme My real self, you idiot! by Apiikipa Pretear by Apiikipa Fight Like a Girl by Skylithe Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya -FA by DennisLego
Kore wa Zombie Desu Ka? , Let The Magic Begin! by Streleven Stardust Witch Meruru by Sikki-Sato Magicure!~ by Sikki-Sato Lost In Time by AmikaMangaka Fly away by Gretechan Come dance with me? by HaruBlossom
Ultra Hapupu!~ by Mai-Meo Opposites by Sakura-DomotoI Am... by punyorin Hand in Mine~ by Chileaf SAE MAHO TSUKAI TAI by KimiK-A Fight Like a Girl! by Usamimi-kun
Princess Tutu by Yum-i Card Captor Sakura (Ocean's Contest Entry) by epicAnnaaaa Ultimate Madoka by Xattuo <da:thumb id="430886774"/> Puella Magi Madoka Magica by Kitanya Swan Lake - Princess Tutu by Kitanya
My Heart: Unlock! Version 2 by Nuyy93 I wonder who i'll be? [EDIT] by sakuraGx4nina Card Captor Sakura fanart by Canariam Amu Chan Fan Art by UsagiPyon-chan Saint Tail by HanakoVermillion Get The Canons Ready by AKA-Osuke
Madoka for Oshaikeuchi's Contest by misheru Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica by YumiMyNinja <da:thumb id="430954583"/> Irma by semie78 Madoka Goddes by AirShine Mew Ichigo. Fight like a girl. by Menuxi
Doremi by YukaNoHimawari Magical Old-School by WallyTheWaffle <da:thumb id="431145097"/> Sailor Neptune by zeldaandmidnafreak

Contrast by Seizure-Salads Magia by IKM218 Magic Knights by CIC-Studios Guardian by maiyouka God Madoka by TheKiwiSlayer Magical Doremi by Cheapcookie Magical Wind by Himechui Contest Entry: Bee And Puppycat by DigitalKelby <da:thumb id="427780757"/>Rainy Day Man by jemaica
Cardcaptor Sakura [CE] by NekoChan99 Luchia Nanami by SkywardFi CE: PPG by CobaltCupcakes Homesickness by leylaana Sailor Chibi Moon by leylaana 
Sailor Jupiter by leylaana MADOKA KANAME by Phadme Princess Tutu by Frills-Of-Justice Dokkan by ChibiDynamite Ah NO! Not this one again!!!-Bee and Puppycat by EtherealX-P
Neptune and Purple Heart by YumiMyNinja Princess Serenity by Kitanya

Skin by *firstfear

Fight Like A Girl Contest WINNERS

Wed Dec 25, 2013, 10:23 PM

Hello!! Firstly, sorry, I am actually editing an older journal to post this because I don't want to put my pre-orders off the front of my page ehe. So some of the comments don't match up > o >;;;
Pre-orders are now open here, by the way!

Thank you everyone who joined the contest!! I got nearly 150 entries....... so it was extremely hard to choose... ; o ; I love them all and I'm very honoured to have everyone take part in this. Thank you very much!
I am very happy to now announce the winners~

Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne by Apricot-Crown
From the moment I saw this entry I was extremely impressed. I am a composition-whore, and one thing I was very nitpicky about for choosing a winner was how good the winner's image will look on a page. This is everything I hoped for and more! I am really happy to have Apricot-Crown as a part of my art book, and I highly suggest everyone go check out her retro-moe art.

Saint Tail by HanakoVermillion Contest entry - Moe tan- Ink by tanyan-art
The CGing on HanakoVermillion's pic is just lovely. It's soft and graceful, and I cannot take my eyes off the hair. Very honored to have this artist take part in my contest, thank you for your entry!!
tanyan-art .... were you pushing my loli buttons?? LOL;;;; Seriously, I love this pic u////u I love the colours and I was happy to get a Moetan entry!! (I think this was the only one...) Thank you, your style has great potential so please keep it up :heart:

Notice to the three winners:
Please note me with what you would like sketched along with your mailing address!! ; w ;

Fight Like A Girl by Minccinojuic Time by LittleLonelyFawn Saint Tail by ShadedAstral
1. Hehe, my boyfriend really loved this entry (as do I). Thank you for this lovely entry and interesting composition!!
2. Both Ichi and I agree that LittleLonelyFawn's is very interesting. With a couple more years under your belt we agreed that your style could be both polished and unique. :D
3. A very exquisite entry from ShadedAstral ~~ the composition is really beautiful and the scatter of balloons are perfect!

CE: oceantan by miniezebra Platinum by maryfraser Fight like a Girl ! CE by enomania Ichigo Momomiya by Syertse Sailor V by R0cket-Cat <da:thumb id="430954583"/> Saint Tail by Frills-Of-Justice UTENA: The Rose Duelist by MiriamDott Cure Peach~ by Puffyko Sakura Descends! by Queen-of-Butterflies <da:thumb id="430227815"/> Credens Justitiam by Hitomi97 W.I.T.C.H. Fanart by Drawn-with-Passion Madoka magica by potatoe-sama Lyrical Tokarev, Kill Them All ~ !! by CRYPTERS

Rainy Day Man by jemaica

Thank you again, everyone!! ; w ;

Skin by *firstfear

Back from surgery (again)!

Sat Dec 21, 2013, 12:26 PM

Sooo.. I had yet another surgery yesterday.

I wasn't even expecting it! I had a checkup planned yesterday to see how my pacemaker battery was doing, and the doctor told me I needed to have it replaced within the next two months before it dies.

(A pacemaker [via Wiki] is a medical device wired up to the heart that uses electrical impulses to regulate the beating of the heart. The primary purpose of a pacemaker is to maintain an adequate heart rate, either because the heart's natural pacemaker is not fast enough, or [in my case] there is a block in the heart's electrical conduction system.)

The doctor continued on asking me, "have you had anything to eat today?" in which I went.... "???"
I had only had two spoonfuls of yogurt that morning... and then she told me she was doing pacemaker operations that afternoon, and was able to get me in.

So I went in for a checkup and I came out from surgery with a new pacemaker. : | Ok then!

The worst of it (which was last night) is over. Unfortunately though, they needed to slice through my pectoral muscle to put in the pacemaker and now I'm having a rough time using my arm to do daily tasks u_u And it's quite painful.
Fortunately for me it isn't nearly as bad as what happened in January, and I should be healed in about a week. u7u I hope. hehe.

And now I'm good for 10 years! Because that's how long these things last ^7^-

I hope everyone is having a good holiday!! I may be opening up commissions late next month ;;owo;; So keep an eye out for it if you're intersted. ///<3

PS. Thank you to everyone who joined the letter project. I had a really fun time with it. I still need to write up the letters tho, ehe.

Skin by *firstfear