100 Questions for a DeviantARTIST
01.] What is your pen name?
02.] What made you choose this name?
Coal was a cool nickname, but then I decided for a change. (I still love Coal though but that username is taken. ;; )
03.] Do you use PC or Mac?
04.] What programs do you use most often?
Paint Tool SAI, Photoshop Elements 9
05.] Do you use mouse, or tablet?
06.] What color or color combinations do you find yourself using most often?
Blue, green and warm colours.
07.] What part of a picture do you put most effort into?
The eyes and anatomy.
08.] How long does it take you do draw a picture?
It depends, really. If it's something I'm used to drawing (Birds, cats, dogs) then it can take between an hour to two hours. If it's a person it can take 4 hours or more.
09.] Do you keep your rough drafts?
10.] What font do you use most often?
11.] When you scan your image, what DPI do you use?
300 - 350, sometimes 600.
12.] Do you do anything else when you're drawing?
Listen to music and talk to friends. uwu
13.] Approximately how many pictures do you draw in a month?
5 - 10.
14.] What kind of paper do you draw your pictures on?
Plain, sometimes sketchbook paper.
15.] What kind of paper do you use for rough sketches and drafts?
16.] How long does it take you to ink something?
It can take about an hour, unless it's really complicated.
17.] Do you do comics, or fan comics?
Yeah but I never post any.
18.] Do you like comics? Are they fun to make?
I love comics! *w* They can be fun to make but they can also be a pain.
19.] Have you ever submitted anything to a magazine?
Yeah... Well, I had to edit an entire magazine all by myself.
20.] Did it get published?
21.] Who are your favorite artists?
Larvesta, electrikes, Fierying, Wannyanpuu, Shidu.
22.] Do you like anime/manga? If so, what are your favorite series?
Detective Conan/Magic Kaitou, Shuuen no Shiori (Bookmark of Demise), Kagerou Daze, Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan), Danganronpa.
23.] Do you like cartoons/comics? If so, what are your favorite series?
Not really but I sometimes read marvel comics with my friends.
24.] Any artists that you wish you could draw like?
Shidu. ;w; Their style is so creepy and cool...
25.] Do you read a lot of books?
26.] Did you ever buy a book to inspire or teach you to draw?
Not really, I just buy books to read and enjoy.
27.] Any video games you enjoy?
Minecraft, KDMO, Pokémon, Kirby, GTA, Halo, Detective Conan, Danganronpa.
28.] Any favorite characters from video games?
Yes~ Kirby, Conan, Naegi, Monobear... Really I like most characters.
29.] Do you have a favorite writer?
No favourites in particular, mainly Erin Hunter, Kathryn Lasky and Jin (Shizen no teki-P).
30.] Any books you really enjoy?
Warriors series, Guardians of Ga'Hoole series and Kagerou Daze series. uwu
31.] Do you draw fanart?
32.] Do you listen to music while you draw?
33.] Any recommended songs?
34.] Any other art websites that you really enjoy?
Hmm... Pixiv and iScribble.
35.] Are there any websites that you go to everyday?
Well dA of course, Pixiv and Transformice.
36.] What is your dream website like?
I don't really have a dream website. Just one filled with a lot of cool people and cool artists.
37.] Do you like your own art?
Kind of, but it's pretty lazy most of the time.
38.] What do you enjoy watching on television?
Doctor Who, Top Gear.
39.] Favorite celebrity?
Not got one.
40.] Favorite color?
41.] Favorite food?
Pork ramen and takoyaki. *w*
42.] Favorite drink?
43.] Do you like to go shopping? If yes, where? And for what?
44.] Can you cook?
If I try, yes, but overall no.
45.] Any devices you use often for email?
46.] Are you tech-savvy?
47.] Do you want to become a professional artist?
48.] Are there any other jobs you're interested in?
Animator, illustrator, translator.
49.] Any other hobbies or skills besides drawing?
50.] Do you like to watch movies?
51.] What's your favorite movie?
52.] Have you ever entered an art contest, here at DeviantART or otherwise?
Not that I can remember.
53.] When did you start drawing seriously?
Since about 6 - 7.
54.] Do you use references? If so, for what?
I only really use references for serious artwork when it comes to anatomy, or references of peoples characters for commissions.
55.] Are you a subscriber? If so, are you a beta-tester?
56.] Do you have a lot of net friends?
Yeah, I have more internet friends than I do in real life. xD
57.] Do you have a lot of friends that also draw?
Only online, but a few I know in real life like to draw.
58.] What time of the day do you usually go online?
It varies dramatically.
59.] Do you like to go to chat rooms?
Hmm, overall it depends.
60.] Do you have your own computer?
61.] What would you say to the person that you admire?
Hi I like your art. You're a cool person. /sobs because of nervs/
62.] Does your mind wander when you draw?
63.] Have you drawn poorly because you think too much?
64.] Do you have any friends who are professional artists?
65.] Where do you often hang out?
My house in my room with my best friend; my laptop.
66.] Are there any popular artists that you don't like much?
No not really. xD
67.] Are there any situations in which you really don't like being a DeviantARTIST?
To be honest it's the ads. A lot of them open up pop-up windows or just do it in the one tab and it's annoying.
68.] How about situations that make you love it?
The friends and great people I get to talk to. <3
69.] What's the one thing that makes you grateful that the internet exists?
Friends, sharing art, helping others.
70.] Is there anything out there that makes you wish the internet didn't exist?
Hmm... People who are just plain cruel.
71.] What's your first Deviation?
"Random owl sprite", oh gawd it looks terrible.
72.] Any art you did prior to that?
None of it is online, because it sucks.
73.] Has your style changed a lot since joining DeviantART?
YES A LOT.
74.] If it has changed, it what ways?
A lot of ways. I can't even be bothered to make comparisons.
75.] Have you experienced artist's block before?
Yes. It was terrible.
76.] If so, how do you usually get out of it?
I usually just use a random generator to generate something for me to draw. xD Or I do commissions/requests.
77.] What do you do when you can't get out it?
I just wait.
78.] Any Deviants that have influenced you a lot?
Ummm... Not many have influenced me a lot.
79.] What made you want to start drawing?
I watched how they made the Lion King and I did a backflip out of happiness with what you could do with drawing.
80.] What made you want to join DeviantART?
I saw it everywhere and it seriously bugged me so I just made an account for the heck of it.
81.] Has anything ever made you want to quit DeviantART?
No, not at all.
82.] What do you think about netiquette?
83.] Have you ever been spammed or trolled?
Yeah although it was quite funny. xD
84.] Ever thought about quitting art all together?
85.] If so, why?
86.] Do you upload high quality versions of your art?
Most of the time, yeah.
87.] Do you have custom CSS? If so, did you make it yourself?
I DID WITH MY PM BUT NOW IT'S GONE. /cries/
88.] Do you have good vision?
Pretty decent, although I'm a bit short sighted. guess who's getting glasses
89.] If you can get anyone's autograph, whose would you get?
UMMM I don't know? Shidu? Wannyanpuu?
90.] What would you say to that person when he or she gives you an autograph?
"Wow okay thank you you're awesome okay."
91.] Do you like to draw on Oekaki BBS?
I have no idea what that is.
92.] Do you have a job?
93.] Did you take art in school? If so, did you do well? Are you still taking it?
Yeah~ I'm doing pretty well. uwu
94.] Have you taken art lessons outside of a school setting?
95.] Have you ever drawn something just because it was the cool thing to do?
96.] What's your favorite phrase/quote?
97.] Do you present yourself differently online than you do in your real life?
Kind of, yeah.
98.] What's your goal now?
To improve my art and animation skills, and work on my language skills.
99.] What do you have to say to yourself?
You're an idiot now go and draw.
100.] Lastly, what do you have to say to everyone who read this?
Congrats you now know 99 useless facts about me.