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Muddy Fox
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United Kingdom
I'm Muddy! And I like to pretend sometimes that I am an artist!

I hail from the Island of Blighty. (Normally known as Britain.)
Have an internet macaroon

COMMISSIONS: Currently Closed!
REQUESTS: Currently Closed!
TRADES: Currently Closed!
COLLABS: Currently Closed!

When open, feel free to note me on DA or contact me via Twitter!
Interests
  • Mood: Eager
  • Listening to: Falkenbach
  • Playing: LoL
  • Drinking: Juice!
Some of you may or may not know, that until recently, I was in college, doing Art and Design, and mainly concentrating on the likes of Illustration and Graphics Art.
That has now ended, and while I never really cared about the grade, it was good to learn about the insights into the art process and also a lot of the stuff to do with time management, especially in relation to self employment. 

While at my first Confuzzled, this year, it became apparant to me that this was really what I wanted to do. I wanted to be trading at conventions and stuff. And so I said to myself that the goal now, is to be trading at Confuzzled next year.

Now, on the outside, it looks like a fairly easy goal. I mean, I just have to trade right? I don't have to make X number of monies or anything like that... I just need to trade. 
But when you look at the fact, I have nothing really to trade, no prints, currently no commissions, then it looks to be a lot harder. 

But, that all starts now. College is over, and there is still a lot of time left. But, I need to use that time correctly. 

If I ditch it because I have no artwork to sell, then clearly my heart really isn't in it, and its likely I will drop the whole thing. Maybe thats a little harsh, I mean I guess it all depends on whether or not I get a table or if I get part time work or not... but if I end up just being my old lazy self, then, quite clearly I don't deserve it. 
So thats what I mean by 'It starts now.' 

For the next year, even if I pick up part time work, which kinda needs to happen for financial reasons, I want to be able to treat art more like a job. I need to really if I want to be trading next year. 

So, thats it. That is the goal. Of course there are a few minor goals along to the way... things like "I would like to have been commissioned 5 times by Christmas." But those are kinda stepping stones I guess. 

A number of things need to happen though. Firstly, I need to sort out my online presence, and maybe take down some older works and what not. 
Secondly, I want to finish those three free sketches that I was supposed to do last year, as long as people still want them? Although college was always busy, it really isn't an excuse. They should have been drawn.

But still, it is nice to have a renewed purpose, and also just as importantly, somewhat of a deadline. May 2016. 

Anyway, I hope those of you that still follow me will come with me on this trip over this next year. If you have any feedback ideas, suggestions or questions, feel free to comment below! 


Thanks,

Mud

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Just sorting out my DA page and dusting off the cobwebs! :) 

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Garucius Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Oh and thank you for the watch too! ^^ I hope to see you around DA and Habit! 
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Spizzlelep Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
UPLOAD MORE YOU STINKER
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VampirePrincessRose Featured By Owner May 9, 2014
Happy Birthday
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Silver-Chimest Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012

deviantART muro drawing Comment Drawing
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Lauinav Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello other random deviant. o/ :D
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Silver-Chimest Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012

deviantART muro drawing Comment Drawing
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Gomaz Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012
Hey toastee this is Nemmy, if you still remember me. Wanted to see how things been going with you since I haven't spoken in like... years o_o.
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Lauinav Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
NEMY!!!1!1! !

Hows things matey?
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Gomaz Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012
Busy with life pretty much. Got a decent job, living on my own finally, and also bought myself a car. Still a geek, though stopped with miniatures (lack of motivation and job taking up my time) but gotten into Magic the Gathering which has consumed my wallet for the most part :P. I was also wondering if you still have msn messenger account or something along those lines? Been trying to get you though that for a long time. Been wanting to talk again to the old crew :).
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Lauinav Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, I just keep forgetting I have dA... So you swapped 40k for M:TG? xD HEhe, I'm more of an L5R man these days. Go0d to hear about teh jerb. I'm in and out of work at the minute, so its not great really. :/
I don't really use MSN anymore, but I has skype if you want that. muddie_fox
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PriscillaHavenaar Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
* the RPG lost a little*
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PriscillaHavenaar Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
ah!

wow gamer :>

played for 4 years..
but to me the game play went going down.. alot of stress and yelling.. i´ve always played as hunter & druid.
but since Catalysm.. the game isnt as much likely as before.
howell the graphic´s makes up alot.. but alot things changed into the game.. sadly.. its not realy a MMORPG no more.. to me the RPG alittle.. dunno how. :/
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Lauinav Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah I prefer it more for the RPG side of things.

Its still go0d if you can get the right group.

Tho I canned WoW in December. Just found myself logging in to stand in Org all the time. Which is a bit of a waste of cash really lol.
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PriscillaHavenaar Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Hiya there :3
i noticed by recent view tab you´ve found me on DA.
now i guess you are one of Andrew´s friends ( aka BakuWolfie )

[link] from FA. :3

also i guessing, Andrew told you about me lately? :33

anyways, thanks for the visit on my DA page! :3
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Lauinav Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No worries. Tho I rarely use dA these days.
I know Andrew through GW stuff rather than FA.
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PriscillaHavenaar Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Ah, okkies
i noticed something like models,
cause he been playing with that since i met him, 7 years ago.
and you play with that too. :3

Did you noticed something is going on with Andrew?
acting strange to you, pushing you away at times.

P.s.
not sure he told anything yet.
but he have up a relationship for 7 years..with me.
Cause he didnt felt no love anymore for me.. *sigh*
I´ve been pushing him to do things.. i hate my self for doing like that..
wel.. its over now..

am not sure how Andrew realy is now days..
to me he seemed annoyed. and very lessly talking.. the same to hos old friends.

i dunno if Andrew is sure about what he is doing.. :(
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Gomaz Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011
Hiya toastee! Been years I think since I last talked to you. Wanted to know how everything has been for you.
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TtotheAFFY Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011
YO. How's that tablet working out?
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Lauinav Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aye its going okay, though haven't drawn much the last week or so. Need to get back to that. o_O
To much RP Geekyness going on!
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TtotheAFFY Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
But geekiness and art go hand in hand! They're the perfect couple XD
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