Posts tagged ‘Arts’

March 16, 2014

I Reached 50,000 Words!

by evilnymphstuff

This is a special post to announce that I’ve got past the 50k words mark in my novel-in-progress, a novel I’ve been writing since the beginning of the year – yeah if it was NaNoWriMo I would already be past 50k well before – as those who have been following my posts this year know.

And I didn’t realise that my previous post was actually my 400th! A neat number :) This is the 401st one.

Back to the novel I’m writing, it’s actually a project I’ve challenged myself to complete before going to university in July, and being on the 50k words line, I’m halfway through! Wasn’t sure if I should write ‘only’ or ‘already’ ;) I just feel that the story will evolve till past 100k words!

It’s urban fantasy, an idea, complex and continuously expanding, which was planted into my brain since I was 13 but which only became a story in 2012 for Camp NaNoWriMo in August and which I’ve been writing and re-writing since, never coming up with a completed story. Until now. Now I feel ready to finish that 3rd attempted first draft of this novel! I’m determined :)

If any of you want to know what this obsessive novel-in-progress of mine is basically all about, you can check out this short story I made based on it, for the Create A World Writing Contest by The Dark Globe which I actually won: CLICK HERE!

Anyway, thinking of novels… I made a book haul recently on my YouTube channel! Here it is:

Enjoy!

Tell me anything in the comments! About writing, reading… whatever! Let’s chat :)

An Evil Nymph.

February 22, 2014

It’s Never Too Late… For A Selfie!

by evilnymphstuff

It’s never too late for a new blog post either!

For those of you who love to participate in the Weekly Photo Challenge as much as I do you may notice how the title relates to the fact that I haven’t been blogging for two weeks but I really want to remedy to that by still giving a shot at one of the challenges I missed which was ‘Selfie’.

1st take:

selfie with Teddy

You can actually find this photo on my Instagram. Follow me @dkwaye !

December 31, 2013

Happy New Year 2014! New Year’s Resolutions and More…

by evilnymphstuff

Last year I mentioned that I wasn’t really into New Year’s resolutions, but I still gave myself three little goals to achieve, and today, I’m going to review it and see what happened.

The first one was to focus on writing. Then I elaborated: And I sincerely hope that in the end of 2013, I am left with at least one polished and completed novel, ready to be published.

That didn’t come true. Well except that instead of ending up with a novel, I ended up with a short script, which I am now writing into a novella.

That isn’t disappointing or surprising though, because I know that this year was a year full of school work, being my last year in secondary school.

And that’s how my second resolution had been to work hard at school, focus on my studies.

Which I hopefully did? I don’t know I am still waiting for the results!

Then the third and final goal I had set myself was to find where I stand. I quote: I want to finally find my whole identity. I want to know – no, to be sure of – where I’m going. Who am I? What’s my mission? 

Did I succeed this one? I don’t know. Maybe. Or maybe I still have yet to learn about myself. In any case, during the year there were a lot of confusion and ups and downs about my identity and plans for the future. Fortunately, today, I know exactly where I am going and I know myself better than a year ago.

I know what I have to do ;)

camera into mirror

(just throwing in a random recent photo so as to keep this post more interesting hehe)

December 14, 2013

From Script To Novel Writing…

by evilnymphstuff

I absolutely have to update you about my writing life!!! Yes at last! 

While I was busy with exams and catching up with vlogging and blogging, especially the Weekly Photo Challenge, afterwards, I also had a lot going on with my pen and paper… well, mainly with my MS Word. And it’s only now that I finally pushed away my laziness to sit down and write a post about some serious business of mine: writing.

From the title of this post, you might have an idea of my writing projects. In fact, before my exams started I spent 2-3 consecutive days at writing a whole short film script. Like, non-stop. Except for sleep.

By the way some of you who liked my facebook page (An Evil Nymph) did see a status I posted at that time telling you about that little project. So, for you it’s not the big news yet ;)

scriptwriting

 

December 7, 2013

A 100 Thank You’s!

by evilnymphstuff

This is to tell you that… I reached a 100 subscribers on my YouTube vlogging channel!!! :D 

THANK YOU SO MUCH EVERYONE!

I know it may not seem much to many people but for me it is a great deal. I’m really touched that a 100 of you have decided to stay by my side on my video blogging journey. And I hope to see more of you as I continue on my adventure!

And such a coincidence: I just did my channel trailer, which officially describes my channel… as a channel!

Here it is:

So… any comments? :)

Have a great weekend!

An Evil Nymph.

December 2, 2013

On Making The Right Decision

by evilnymphstuff

Today I dreamt I had to sit for an exams… although I felt in holidays… so I had to learn poems. Not exactly related to the subject of this post but… it was scary!

Well maybe it is slightly related as the ‘right decision’ for me at the moment is all about education! After all, I just finished my A-levels and now I have to decide which course I want to study and which university I’d like to apply to.

decisions

For an 18 year old like me, these decisions are scary… since they feel to be life changing! Especially that I know I’m so whimsical concerning my future! I’ve always had many dreams, including the one of becoming a bestselling author which never fades away…

September 17, 2013

The Story Of My Very First Art Exhibition

by evilnymphstuff

Saturday 14th September 2013.

I was really nervous. Especially that they would not only be exhibiting my painting, but also my portfolio and the idea of so many people going through my drawings just freaked me out. I’m very sensible about my art and although I should think about that, I can’t help but wonder whether people like what they see or not.

At the CCEF, there are two categories of art courses: one is the adult one, from 14 years old and up, like the one I got myself into, and the second is for the smaller ones, the children one.

On the day of the exhibition, the works of the younger ones were hung on the wall outside in the common corridor while ours were waiting for us in the exhibition room.

The cocktail party wouldn’t begin before 16.30 but together with my parents I arrived at 16.20. I had more than enough time to admire the children’s drawings, all so filled with talent :) The children’s group was already present and waiting as well, By 16.30 my friends came and soon the director of the Centre let us in the exhibition room. My friends and I waited a little, allowing the children to go first and finally went in…

panorama art exhibition

(I tried the panorama option, so as to get the whole room all together)

panorama art exhibition

And there they were, all of our works, paintings, on the walls, shining in artificial light.

Without wasting a single moment, parents and friends all urged us, the masters of our masterpieces to pose next to our work so that they would capture this moment with their cameras ;) That moment was actually so funny because we were just… lost in all this jungle of people staring at our work, taking photos… taking space as well. And the room wasn’t that big. But we finally made it to get to the front:

September 13, 2013

Wanna Go To My Very First Art Exhibition??

by evilnymphstuff

It’s tomorrow! And then my works will remain exhibited during a week, I believe. All the details are in this week’s video :)

Afterwards, I’ll make sure to tell you what happened and how it went, so stay tuned ;)

An Evil Nymph.

September 11, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV || My Epiphany

by evilnymphstuff

From a flower’s point of view, I’m staring at my elder, the tree, watching over me.

flowers and tree

 

August 31, 2013

My Attempt At Teaching You HOW TO PAINT!

by evilnymphstuff

Through this week’s video of mine:

August 28, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

by evilnymphstuff

Indeed, it’s been a while since I did a WPC!

Here’s my interpretation of this week’s theme, focus, where I focused my SII camera on this watch-necklace, although there’s my painting at the back, which I’m almost done with by the way :)

time focus

Time is ticking away.

And there is school.

And there is art.

But Time is more powerful. It is above them all.

While we can catch up on work, we cannot catch Time.

No, we cannot catch God.

So what’s your interpretation of ‘focus’? Feel free to share it in the comments below!

An Evil Nymph.

August 25, 2013

Nude Art Is Beautiful

by evilnymphstuff

WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS MATURE CONTENT.

I’ve grown a certain addiction to nude art since I finished my portfolio during the week, and nude art being one of the sections I had to put in and a chapter we studied in our art course.

Nude art is not vulgar or offensive or downgrading. It’s art. So it’s beautiful :)

And thus here’s my nude art collection:

1. The Muscular Man

It’s the very first that we drew in class itself with basic graphite pencils.

muscular man sketch

August 23, 2013

How To Make Your Art Portfolio!

by evilnymphstuff

It’s been a while! Been busy because of art itself. Anyway here are…

All my little tips and tricks about making an art portfolio in my latest video: 

Until next time,

An Evil Nymph.

August 13, 2013

I’m Drawing Gary C!

by evilnymphstuff

School has started again this Monday and my art exposition is coming soon! Not mentioning the fact that I got to sit for my A-levels exams in October/November, so I get huge revision work to do!

That’s why I’m less and less online.

Yeah, this year is the most most busy year of all! And kind of stressful too at times.

Just so you know I’m still alive, but I can’t predict when I’m going to blog, so just be prepared to be surprised from time to time… at unexpected times!

Anyway, here’s my latest drawing:

This drawing’s going to be featured in the intro of one of Gary C’s videos, since he’s a YouTuber :) I can’t wait to see that! So excited!

Anyway, hope you’re having a nice week!

Until next time,

An Evil Nymph.

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