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S:da - Round Two INCOMPLETE. by Endling S:da - Round Two INCOMPLETE. by Endling
A huge job has fallen into my lap.

I don't know how many folks know this but I'm freelance. Which might explain my erratic updating schedule both on here and at Snafu, given the push and pull of dry spells and crunch periods.

As stated, a very important job has come my way. As such, I have to make some sacrifices in order to maintain a semblance of a schedule/sanity. (And keep my hands from crumbling.)

The workload would simply be too much.

My first round entry suffered as a result of this, Everafter missed another update after I said I'd prioritize it, everything is dwindling a little because I'm spreading myself too thin.

And with this job being as important as it is.. I have to cut out the luxuries, at least until I'm able to dip back into them.

The way I see it:

The big job (current goal) > Everafter updates (long term goal)> Fun stuff like this. Unfortunately.

This scrap shows the work I'd completed, and the scribbly thumbnails as well as dialogue and explanations of where it was going to go, as I want to make it readily known I'd intended to take this all the way to the end.

But I got surprised. Unfortunately I can't tell when these things are going to come in. So I have to be mature, listen to reason and bow out.

As it states in the bottom of the deviation, I'd like to extend my apologies to the folks in the competition who were looking forward to challenging me, particularly my current opponent *RoninsUltramix. Sorry man. Though looking at your preliminary pages, you probably woulda ousted me anyway. :) Good luck and have fun.


Oh, and to my Death Squad? (You know who you are.) Mission accomplished. ;)
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:iconproject-heavy:
Project-HEAVY Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I could only lol at the Master's "Journey".
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courtessa-love Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2010  Student Digital Artist
aaahhhhh!!!! i hope you finalize this!!! pah-LEASEEEEEEEE ... with a cherry on top??! ^_^
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shadowilinise Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010  Student General Artist
its was awesome anyways :la:
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Kai-suke Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009
I forgot what I originally wanted to say, but this has provided me with a fascinating insight in regards to your process.

So far, all of my attempts at comicing can only be called thumbnails, because of the low quality, and time spent on them. I realize that I am not very focused, but haven't bothered to focus on focusing on what I want to do with my art. If I spend more time, I may eventually climb to tiers near you and others.

Please gain +5 ego in knowiung that you have helped me get closer to a goal of making a comic of my own.
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mafer-loving-muak Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
its great!! ^^
but.. where the part 1?? ^^;
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coke-head Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2009
this was epic!
i seriously hope he goes back and finishes this. :heartbreaker:
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0van Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i have a question what version of photoshop or watever program you use do you have? and how do you get your pencil lines not mixed up with the grey coloring?
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Evil-Stan Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2008
Oh how the mighty have fallen.
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Yin-YangShadowDragon Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2008
this was still very good, i hope you enter the sins again
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xxrandomxpandaxx Featured By Owner May 20, 2008
What kind of pallet do you have?
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Penguin-Factory Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2008
"My saw will pierce teh heavenz!"

I almost die laughing at that, mainly because it's so incredebly out of character for Red XD
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admf Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2007
Heyooo!

Man, I'm really sad to see this one hitting a brick wall. But fantastic all the same!

I'm secretly hoping there'll be another opporunity for the sins to kick some ass :) It's such a great and fun concept for a character cast.

But jeez man, you're not kidding when you talk about spreading yourself too thin. Don't go busting those hands up, unless... you could have some kind of SUPERAWESOMEPOWERHANDS created to replace them. In which case, go! Go!
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brianchi Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2007
Hope you complete it soon!!!
I'm praying you win, however I fear that your opponent might be a little tough.

Just wondering, what happens to the Sins if one or all of them died?
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TheJohnsonDesign Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2007  Professional Interface Designer
man, you're my favorite. gotta say that. i hope you got a dream job, but we're always looking forward to new stuff from you. but your health is more important. please take good care, don't overwork yourself, and give us what you can. i can't wait until you actually (hopefully) do published work. i'll look forward until next time.
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IcyFirewolf Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007
Awwww....well, work is more important...which I still find a job for myself lD
anyways, it looks cool of what you got finished, I even liked the storyboard doodles. They make me laugh.
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MelodicManiac Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007
NO! Boo... I wanted too see the "dark energy pyre" plot... :tears:
I know it`s a inapropiate question but, are you finishing this one? just for the lols? And for showing the first official meeting beetwen the sins and red...
...and I wonder what`s going to happen with the Gula Pyre...
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YingSi Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007
Sad to see you go but damn what a nice battle plan you made! :clap:
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LunarGlow Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2007
well... priorities are priorities. what can you do?
i hope to hear from the sin girls and red more in the future though. =]
keep up the amazing work. :heart:
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drizl Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2007
OHMYGOSH. I absolutely love your comics.
I was happy to see Red, too. ^___^
Keep up the good work!!!
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M-Zeddy Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007
I was hoping thet you would win. I wanted to see lust fight if she did. (i was hoping she would) oh well, I guess you can't do everything you want to
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Csp499 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wrath owns.
Enough said.
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valatdeviantart Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2007
(Silently screams) :phae:

We understand, but I was specially looking forward to YOUR entry above all the others!

(walks to a corner of her room and sulks for a bit)
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CaptRosko Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2007
Too bad, but having a big job is great news. What job might it be? That LC thing?
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Rush- Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2007
damn. it. that would hav been great. ur an incredible author and artist. ur talents MUST be noticed in the professional world.
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Marcks Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2007
you break my heart.


And you'd break M's too...if he had one.


: (


I do understand, but still....AWWWWW MAN!!!
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BlackHarpyGoddess Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2007  Student Digital Artist
*cries*
Aw man
I was really hoping Mana would face off against Avi sometime
Even though it's incomplete it still looks awesome nonetheless
Hope everything goes well with your job :w00t:
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BlazeDrgn Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007
this is so awsome... :omg: maybe you could complete it when you do have time even if if for no other reason than to complete it? it would be really awsome, its been fun getting to know more about the Sins :)
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Brother-Tico Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007  Professional Artist
Oh, this is totally sad.

This was getting better :(

Oh well, see the bright side: at least you'll gain money in that job, right?
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cailencrow Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2007
While it really sucks that ya had to back out, it makes sense. Ya gotta prioritize. Good luck tho, with your current stuff.
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Mekaka Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2007
I enjoyed the unfinished bits... it gave a sense of humor, that was already there but still. Great drawings for the second half. They're so, what the word?? Artistic??
Great work anyway. Can't wait until Envy fights.
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NintendoBrattU Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2007
Aaawwww! If only you didn't have so much on your shoulders, then you could've finished your entry! I was lookin forward to seeing Wrath and Lust fight!
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DIchigo Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
it was a fun read, but it is best to pull yourself together and make more/better work.

gl with your new big gig, and i look forward to EA whenever it updates
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ZackDaFallenSeraph Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2007
Sad that you're leaving, but hey, gotta eat right? Incidentially, I've noticed the use of the Latin for the Sins; nice touch.
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EonJokes Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2007
two words
holy crap
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MastaAzumarek Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2007  Student Digital Artist
haha that is awesome... love to see a WIP... haha "KRAKAPLEEZ!!!" that amuses me... can't wait to see this complete, and great job
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wrongsword Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2007
hahah hey it's bloody getting paid no amount of oc tournaments will get you money... it's completely understandable. though i cant wait to see what you do next bro
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IvikN Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
KRAKAPTOOM looks better >:3
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Blackbunnypnk Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
man!
I just can't whait to see the full ver. !!!!!
:crazy:!!:boing::boing::boing:
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ZombieBunnyPro Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
Read.

And be intelligent.

The full "ver." - by which I assume you meant "version" - will never come. He's posting the incomplete "ver." because he doesn't have the free time to finish it.

Read the artist's comments.

You douche.
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Blackbunnypnk Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2007
¬¬...



thanks for the advice...:boing::boing::boing::boing:
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cannible-peach Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
Dude you're so weird I love you!*is a creep stalker*
(sorry that you're extremely busy...I think everyone knows how that feels)
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blueexe Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
Curses, now i want to know what those signils were going to do.
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goronhead Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
too bad you didn't get to finish it. it looks like it was gonna be pretty cool.
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paperclipqueen32 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
I know that you needed this completed for the Survivor contest, but I actually enjoyed seeing your completed panels and the ones still just storyboard. It's interesting to see a little of how you work.
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Rikyo Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Aw dude. I didnt realize you forfeited!! I gotta start watching your scraps. Well lets hope you have time to win one of these OC battles one of these days :)

plus you and *thejohnsondesign are out now and i wanted to see you guys give it a go

But i totally understand...things that pay are definitely more important.
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Ravensfeld Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Believe me, I know that feeling of Dry spells vs. Crunch time all too well. Its not a pleasant one, but it does pay the bills. Always been a fan of your work, and I'll always continue to be. :nod:
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killyouandme Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
can u finish it plz so we can know what really happen i mean is even is not complete plz finish it ^^
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free-energy03 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
man, my manga work....i give up! :worship:

:D
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rotsentu Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
woa! thanks for sharing this with us! good luck with your goals! the panels works great telling the story.
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mastermead Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
Aw, that's a shame, the work you've produced so far is nothing short of superb. Employment is always good to have though.
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