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Boxing girl by this-is-a-paradox
Boxing girl
So this is kind of embarrassing.

A literal year ago, SatoshiTakeo requested that I draw a boxing person... I like just got around to it and I'm sorry. SatoshiTakeo, if you don't care about this anymore, I apologize and that's okay, but if you did want it... here. The references I'd been offered had expired, so I used this one instead, loosely:…

Music: "King" by Lauren A-something or other
Ace nails by this-is-a-paradox
Ace nails


My birthday just passed and I wanted to wear my identity as a proud romantic asexual. (6.13.15) The other hand is the same taping pattern but I put different colors places.

“Show Steel-er,” “Black to Black,” “Let’s Snow” (Sally Hansen), and Soo’s shade S028 (purple).

Butterfly nails by this-is-a-paradox
Butterfly nails
Butterflies. (6.5.15)


I think this is the third time I’ve done this pattern, but it’s been a while and it’s finally spring again so I thought why not

Colors: “I Shop Mintage” (OPI), “Let’s Snow” (OPI), and “Black to Black” (Sally Hansen).

Music: various soundtracks I found on this TSoA playlist
“Homecoming” Hans Zimmer
“Into Eternity” Brian Tyler
“Ella and Kit” Patrick Doyle
Braid dotting by this-is-a-paradox
Braid dotting

Playing with pens and braids in chemistry class. (5.27.15)
More to come soon!

How do you draw French braids
Vintage dress by this-is-a-paradox
Vintage dress


Practicing dresses. Reference

Music: The Music Box Channel on YouTube, primarily “Centuries,” “Irresistible,” “Immortals,” and “Warriors.”
Since The Blood of Olympus came out (exactly haha) a month ago, I'm going to start posting spoiler-y things I've been drawing all month in the fan art folder so if you haven't read it, you have been warned.
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: "Irish Tune From County Derry" ~P.A. Grainger
  • Reading: Blood of Olympus again lol

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summerdou Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i like your gallery!! have you ever thought of inking your art and coloring it!? it would be awesome!! btw i'm going to start following you, please post more of your art!!
this-is-a-paradox Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Student Artist
Thanks so much!! That really means a lot to me. : ))) As for your comment on inking, I usually do color and stuff, but in my small sketchbook I don't. (Too lazy haha) I'm trying to learn more about shading and color, so in the future I should have lots of color added to my gallery! Thank you again for the kind words!!
summerdou Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome! I can't wait to see your work!!
this-is-a-paradox Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Student Artist
Whew! Just uploaded like a dozen pictures to my gallery... though only like 2 have full ink and color! Most were done at camp where I had only pencils so sorry! D : I fully appreciate your view though, it is very kind of you. : ) Hope you enjoy.
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PenguinPotato Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
Happy birthday!!!
Happy Birthday Grin 
TheBritishGeek Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Student General Artist
Just wanted to drop by and wish you a happy birthday if it is indeed your birthday. :heart: Cheers!
walkingnorth Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the watch and all the lovely comments, it means a lot to me :heart:
Torheit-die-Katze Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Student Filmographer
Thanks a lot for the fav :la:
this-is-a-paradox Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Student Artist
No problem--I love that picture! : )))))
foureyes Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
:)....Thank you :hug:
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