Celebrating A Masterpiece: An Evil Nymph’s Blog’s 2nd Year Anniversary!

01.08.13:

An Evil Nymph’s Blog is proud to celebrated it’s 2nd year anniversary! 😀

happy birthday

I also wanted to merge this week’s photo challenge, which is masterpiece, in this post, but instead of submitting a photo, I’m simply submitting a masterpiece I’ve been working on for 2 years exactly, yes you guessed it, my masterpiece is this blog!

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Life, I’m Scared.

My first ‘serious’ vlog:

I hope it doesn’t make you cry, although if you did cry it means I did a great job 🙂

Anyway, this is basically some reflections on my life situation, where I’ve recently realised that I wanted to pursue art as a career while writing will remain my favourite hobby. And it’s also about my struggle to be accepted as an art student, since many do not agree with my decision, many don’t believe in me, many think that I’ll just end up in the streets instead of having a stable job.

But I don’t believe that. I believe in me. I know I can do this.

I know it’s so sudden and since I didn’t do Art & Design at school I have to do it privately and sit for its A-level next year, thus I’ll still be studying next year instead of going to university.

It’s a risk, I know, but I’m ready to take it. It’s all about follow my dreams and listening to my heart because only my heart knows what makes me happy.

And art does.

That’s the advice I want to give you: it’s okay to be scared, but you should go forward along your heart’s desires anyway.

An Evil Nymph.

Art Is Changing My Life

Some of you might remember that when I started this blog, I said that I had a new hobby every year.

Only writing remains constant throughout my life’s journey, since it’s more than a hobby, it’s a passion, well, it hasn’t always been constant but it always came back – I always came back to it.

French fanfiction in 2008, vidding in 2010, makeup and blogging in 2011, novelist-huge-breakthrough-plans in 2012… For some I… well I didn’t give up but I kind of was out of time to do all so I had to eliminate, while for others, like blogging especially, remained and will remain in my life I believe.

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And in 2013…

Art.

Of course, everything I stated above is art, but what I mean is that this year I’m embracing the very basic stereotype form of art, which is the visual one, painting and drawing. The one art I drowned in when I could not even read and write, which made me use up all the paint pots and try out all the cheap painting brushes we had in our family’s shop, and which made me wonder about beautiful sunsets painted on canvas…

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The Craze of Adventurous Sports among Youngsters! What You Should Know… [Guest Post]

The craze of adventurous and thrilling sports is rapidly increasing in the world and all the age groups of people are participating in it. Extreme sports mostly attract the young generation and kids but they try these sports without complete knowledge and guidelines.

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Vidding Is An Addiction

Hey guys sorry I could not post earlier or visit your blogs sooner than I’d like too, but this Friday I made a decision:

I’m getting back to vidding again! 😀

Don’t worry it won’t affect my blogging schedule as I’ve found back time. How? Don’t ask, I just don’t know. Just that, one day I wake up and I tell myself: I have time for vidding after all.

What is Vidding?

Vidding is a type of video editing, just that instead of making your own footage with your camera and doing a movie with it, you take already existing movies and TV series as your footage and you cut and adapt it to a song/melody. Just like my latest video:

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Adding Colours To My Life

Most of you know that I’m very fond of makeup and I frequently watch makeup tutorials on Youtube. So today I was doing just that and I ended up in a very creative channel which is not only on makeup but also on painting! Digital painting to be more precise, with Photoshop. The girl is just so talented! I was amazed! Her name is Meowyuanw and here’s one of her wonderful arts:

Painting is such a beautiful art. I think I’m gonna start doing that 🙂

It has so many advantages like:

(i) Relieves stress and makes us relax; a good remedy (after chocolate!) when social expectations and school/work are demanding too much of you, and you get imprisoned in a pressure bubble.

(ii) It is a way to express your inner self, just like makeup… 🙂

(iii) It is a way to play with colours and enjoy yourself.

(iv) Your visual senses and creativity (right side of your brain :D) become much more precise.

(v) It makes you learn about Patience…

In addition Digital Painting is money consuming as you don’t need to buy lots of paint pots or paper. It’s all in your computer! 🙂

From this:

You can end up with:

This is my first digital painting for the time being 🙂 I use Paint but of course I’ll have to download the Photoshop later 🙂 Just wanted to try and see for myself how it’s like. Firstly it’s very tiring (Did you know: I get tired more when I work mentally than when I work physically), but it makes me want to learn art!

When I was doing Art at school I hated it because the teachers always expected specific designs from us… while what we all wanted was to freely express ourselves on this blank white paper. That’s why most people don’t like taking art courses unless they’re very good at it and really passionate about it.

For me it will only be another hobby to be added to my long list! 🙂 But whatever hobby I decided to adopt I always ended up putting all my love in it. I love myself for that 😉

But I think I’ll begin by simple pencil sketches for the time being. Then maybe I’ll take on Photoshop and all that. I might be posting my amateur drawings because I would like to know your opinions 🙂

What I’ll draw? Faces, faces and again faces!!! Human features are more interesting to paint 🙂 It’s also due to my makeup addiction 😛 Imagine, giving LIFE to an empty page…

Just like we can all add colours to our lives when these are the darkest…

Take Care!!

Artistically Yours,

An Evil Nymph.

Passion of Hate, Passion of Love

So I was randomly browsing Yahoo! Answers and I found two curious interesting answers that I wanted to share with you:

One was “Hate is not real.”

Well if hate isn’t real, then love isn’t either because both are passions and promotes to our balanced world… I hate denying one of them… it’s either both or none. What I mean is that I believe that if you have been experiencing passionate love, you’re likely or you have surely felt pure hatred in your life… Or else, you’re altruist or a misanthrope!

The other was a beautiful quote from Martin Luther King, a great man: “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.”

Well I’d better stick with hate! LOL no I’m kidding don’t worry 😀

Just that I can’t live without both. I need to hate as much as I need to love and I must be despised as much as I’m being loved. That’s my philosophy about passion. 🙂

Your Passionate Writer,

An Evil Nymph.

What I hate about Me!

Everyone has at least one feature which one doesn’t like, right? Well for me, it’s my height. Yep, simple as that.

too short too tall

I’m only 145 cm tall and 16 years old already!! Come on that’s not good at all! I’m so small 😦 That’s what people use as a critic when they hate me: “Oh you’re so short, you’re like a ten-year-old child!”

But what I know is that the height of a person cannot be changed by magic wands or whatever miracle. It’s our nature. I can’t change my height therefore I don’t feel guilty about it, though it’s also a reason why I feel helpless when one mentions my height.

If you are fat, you are luckier than me: you can change by doing some exercise and following a diet. So smile those who complain they’re fat! 🙂

“We r who we r” Kesha.

How about you? What do you hate about you?