So, almost all of my black pens are dead. Hopefully I can buy some more tomorrow. If not, there might not be an update on Monday.
In other news, prototype buttons!
Inked with the last of my semi-alive black pens and colored in GIMP (where I made use of the gradient and spark effects as you can see), this is the "prototype" Ayako button design. As in, I can't use Paint Tool SAI to make the lineart nicer for it, so for now I'll just make a temporary version to see how it looks.
And here's how it looks, complete with my camera somehow interpreting my fully-lit living room as a dimly lit cave or something.
Note to self, find a better camera than my camcorder which has VIDEO as it's main purpose.
And here we have a sketched test pin of Ryu from Maiden Doll. Currently still experiencing problems with my laptop though, so I don't know when I'll be able to make actualy designs.
So, I mentioned in one of my comic comments but apparently neglected to make a blog post about it, I'll soon be able to make pinback buttons! So yes, hopefully sometime in the near future I'll have both Maiden Doll and Fiyora Nya buttons available for purchase. Which shall be awesome.
In other news, I plan on rehauling both Maiden Doll and Fiyora Nya's site design sometime soon. I'll probably start with Maiden Doll since Fiyora Nya already has a fairly customized design for the moment, but regardless, both will be getting an update in design. I just need to think of a good design for them. So yeah, in the meantime I shall get back to working on comic pages and stuff.
So I've added a donations button to the top of the page. I might find a better place for it later. So anyway, I've considered doing extra updates whenever the total amount of donations reachers a certain amount. I'll go with $25 for now. I don't really have many readers at the moment, yes, but hopefully I'll get more soon, hence why I'm trying to do more advertising. So... Yes. That's all I have to say, other than it feels weird to now put up a donations option and actually associate this comic with money after doing it for a whole year with really no mention of money. So I'll just end this post and go eat dinner. Mmm, food.
A few bits of news. Hopefully today I'll be able to set up a donation button which would be nice because, let's face it. Money. People needz it. So it'd be nice to get a bit of an income for this comic if anyone's willing to donate. Also, I'm planning on doing a bit of advertising around my neighborhood to try and get a popularity boost.
In other news, I'm going to start revamping the first few chapters since... Well, really, they're not the greatest chapters in the world. I'll likely keep the original first few chapters available for reading, maybe, I haven't decided yet. But yes, revamped first few chapters.
And... That's all the news for today. Hey, I just realized, I'm actually finding use for the blog lately! :D Which brings me up to one last point actually that I admit I only decided on now but had thought about before, I'll be making the blog the front page on here now and try to update it as often as possible.