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Josefine West
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17 - lesbian - tired, hungry & stressed

I try to be nice, though I struggle with being social. Don't be afraid to talk to me!

I'm currently in school studying theater.

Tagged by the bae NaturalFur

1. Post these rules.
2. Post 8 facts about your character.
3. Tag 8 other characters.

Tagged to do Bear, who is not an actual bear, so here goes


1. I created Bear from a vague image of some monster in a dream I had. Don't remember much, but it was very fluffy and had a red face.

2. Though Bear seems to be resistant to most sort of physical non-supernatural attacks, or they at least don't hurt him as much, he does seem to be weak to stakes, which are most commonly used to kill vampires. They slow down his healing, and hurt a shit ton. The reason for this is because the demon specie he turned into is a bit similar to vampires - except they suck souls instead of blood.

3. He is best friends with Iahhel (DirectorLazulis character), who is, ironically, an Angel of the Lord. They met during a mission where Iahhel had been sent to investigate and kill him, but they ran away together after a conflict with hunters.

4. Bear was named Bear by Iahhel the same evening they met. Iahhel was also the one who shoved a stake into his side after Bear got hungry and tried to eat him. Healed him afterwards, though.

5. Bear likes to curl up like a cat when he sleeps, and tuck his hands under his chest and mane to keep them warm.

6. I once drew Bear in a nurse outfit.

7. He does have eyeballs, the eyes are completely black so they can't be seen, except for the occasional shine of a reflection. He used to have relatively bad vision as a human, but he can see extremely well now - and he can see almost as well in the dark as in the daylight.

8. He secretly loves his nickname.


I hate tagging sorry lmao
Whoever wants to can do this I guess


6 Full bodies+backgrounds
keep me busy af lol
Full body + background
Full body of one or more characters, with background of your choice. 
Full body
Full body with shadow. Simple background.
Just the neck and up. Simple background.
Sketches of one or more of your own characters.


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Nightfurmoon Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Moon! Just wondering, how's my commission? Just checking, no rush ^^
istaria-fan Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
unfortunately im neck deep in depression and need to lay down all of my energy onto school work and i cant function properly at the moment, but im not giving up! ill get to it eventually im sorry Sweating a little... 
Nightfurmoon Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh dear! D: Don't worry about my commission, your health is way more important!! Don't apologize, depression sucks and it's not your fault :c I'm here if you ever want to talk or anything you want ^^. Feel better soon and good luck with school! <3
kuroya-ken Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello again :'D

Please don't worry, I'm not rushing you for the commissions, I know that life can really get you down and make drawing impossible Orz
I was wondering though, that if you haven't started on them at all, that would it be possible to change the subject character? I have unfortunately dropped out of the group which the character I originally commissioned belongs to, so if it's not too difficult and if you haven't started on anything yet, would it be alright to change it?

Let me know if you are<3
istaria-fan Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
oh, uh, thats going to be a lil difficult, as im about 30% finished on the 5th picture actually :0

if you want to, i could change the two last pictures subject character?
kuroya-ken Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh! Oh I see, that's totally fine with me^^ please continue that 30%!

Though yes, the last 2 pics, if you're ok with it, can you change it to this? Svass 15793

He's my tokota and I'd love to have it be activity images for him ;u;
The theme would be the same: just a picture of this guy looking around searching for stuff in any wilderness background (exploring, basically). It's adamant that he has a golden ring on his toe that has a red string which links to outside of the picture (imagine that it's connected to the rider/handler outside of the shot, basically :'D), if that's alright?

Let me know if this is ok ;u; if you can do this, it would be most amazing and help me loads<3
istaria-fan Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
absolutely! Nod  also omg what a baby!! i love him

i wont be able to work tomorrow and thursday since im going away, and then on sunday ill be going away again, which is bad because ive just recently gotten my motivation back

but ill draw what i can on friday and saturday and finish the rest when i come home!
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Nightfurmoon Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my god YOUR ART! IT HAS IMPROVED SO MUCH! :DD *points at my icon* 
I sooo want a commission! Are they open? Or are you busy?

PS: Howareyouit'sbeenlikeyears
istaria-fan Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
holy shit dude thanks!! I am a dummy! 

i do still take commissions but im quite busy atm, still trying to get back on track. i could get back to you on this if you dont mind the wait?

also man i just got nostalgic looking through your gallery.........
Nightfurmoon Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Np! C:
Of course I don't! I'll send the points right away :D Thanks!

I know right? ;-; I soo wanna get back to istaria, maybe I will in a few weeks. I miss that game so much x-x
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