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Anima: Earth Elemental boss by Wen-M Anima: Earth Elemental boss :iconwen-m:Wen-M 9,085 1,081 Tauren hunter and pet by sandara Tauren hunter and pet :iconsandara:sandara 7,243 570 dragons by tobiee dragons :icontobiee:tobiee 3,390 223
Literature
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For Sale-
One ego- Full of holes
Recycled opinions- whole sale
Semi-tarnished reputation- barely used
A collection of ideas- seemed good at the time
Laughs and giggles- heavily used, good condition
Expections- high and low, didn't meet standards.
Make me an offer.
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monster plant by lollylady monster plant :iconlollylady:lollylady 3 0 Feriel by kerembeyit Feriel :iconkerembeyit:kerembeyit 9,489 551 Deus Ex Machina by Orikon Deus Ex Machina :iconorikon:Orikon 2,305 377 Samus Portrait by Zeronis Samus Portrait :iconzeronis:Zeronis 4,912 610 Two Worlds - Paku Romi Tribute by tsukishoujo Two Worlds - Paku Romi Tribute :icontsukishoujo:tsukishoujo 4,008 796 Anima: Goethia Gear by Wen-M Anima: Goethia Gear :iconwen-m:Wen-M 4,226 402 Sunny emoticon by Balaenanun Sunny emoticon :iconbalaenanun:Balaenanun 8 1 Super mario emote bros by CookiemagiK Super mario emote bros :iconcookiemagik:CookiemagiK 14,731 2,136
Journal
Making Emotes: The Tutorial Master List
Several people have commented that they'd like to make emotes but aren't sure where to start.  The following tutorials should help you get started and then some.
Static Emotes:
Paint
Emoticon Tutorial 4 Paint by Spaarghy: how to create a hand-shaded static emote using MS Paint.
Paint.NET
Emoticon Tutorial Part 1 by Jtcgh: how to create a hand-shaded static emote using the free software, Paint.NET
Adobe Photoshop
Ultimate Emote Tutorial - P1 by eStunt: how to create a static emote using the gradie
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Literature
14 Smile
Some adventure for the glory,
And others for the fun.

And it is all fun and games,
Until the wizard rolls a one.
What?
Nothing...
We adventure for the treasure,
And the paths that treasure brings.

The last few chests were mimics,
Or had sharpened knives on springs.
Did you say something?
I was just admiring the ingenuity of your lyrics...
The road is long and weary,
And we travel through the night.

The darkness hiding ambushes,
And far too often wights.
Are you messing with my song again!?
Who, me? Of course not...
We explore many a shadowed dungeon,
Without any fear of death.

You died by tooth, I died by claw,
And our rogue by acid breath.
What?
Just a muttered aside...
We're the best of traveling heroes,
And we're welcome at any inn.

If you fail your listen check one more time,
You'll be eating that mandolin!
I'm not failing any listen checks!
Of course you aren't. My mistake...
Yes, the road is fraught with per
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The Day the Earth Died final by sanosoke The Day the Earth Died final :iconsanosoke:sanosoke 2,338 474

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Jacob Thomas- I forget the rest.
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United Kingdom
Current Residence: University of Durham or Grimsby
Favourite genre of music: Rock or Indie
Operating System: Windows7
MP3 player of choice: WMPlayer 10
Interests
So apparently I got a daily deviation a few weeks back, for an emoticon I did about six years ago. I did not know that that was a thing that happened. It was a... surprise to see over a thousand (and a half!) feedback messages appear in the few weeks since I last meandered in to check my account.

Woo, though. And also yay.
Thanks to the featurer, and fans and etc.

I guess you deserve some sort of an update on what I am doing currently. Well, I was making emoticons like Factory, and various comics back in my first year of university, when I had more time than I knew what to do with. That sort of... petered out when, in later years, I had much more coursework and - gasp - social events for me to resent attending. This being six years later, I am long since graduated. Now I'm a postgraduate research student (read: science wizard), who spends half of his time researching galaxies (read: SPAAAAAAACE) and the other half trying to relax from the constant, and oscillating stress levels (read: video games). Also stuff like gardening and cooking and blah blah responsible stuff (read: booooring). Point being I have basically no time at all to make pixel art or write anything. Maybe that will change, I 'unno. I tried to write a proper, no-foolin' novel last year, but that too was consumed by the research monster. Got to stop letting that guy out of the lab, really.

And yes, I did just raise your hope of updates with a journal post, only to smash them back down. Your tears are DELICIOUS.

-Jt
  • Listening to: Scars on Broadway
  • Playing: Final Fantasy IV

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:iconelfahey:
Elfahey Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012
I love your emote tutorials! [link] i gave you credit ^^
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TheLugia702 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Are you alive?
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Jtcgh Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012
No: I'm in grad school.
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:iconthelugia702:
TheLugia702 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh, OK.
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Tsukiiyo Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really like what you do. *o*
I'll like you to be in my group [link] Hope to see you as a member. :heart:
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nevaeh-cho Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010  Student General Artist
do you know how to use emoticons you made??
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xLossen Featured By Owner May 18, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
do u like dragons? its just a random question........but do u
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cannonbolt11 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2010
Your like the master of emoticons and I love the tutorials
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gsm051115 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2010
great tutorials keep it up!!
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4everdeadrocker Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2010
ur tutorials helped a lot:D
whens part 3?
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