Planning for stories and stuff.
Word, dawg.

This is a world I made mostly for my own use, but I made it a public world anyways. I'll be posting things about story outlines, my characters, my comics (including fan comics), WIPs, ect... It's pretty much a world where I can store information and/or plan things. xD

Below are short descriptions of my stories to help you know what's going on. xD It also shows which characters are in which story, along with their extended profile if I have one made. Some stories aren't mentioned because I don't work on/think about them often. Therefore, not all of my characters are mentioned.

STORIES

The link leads to the fan comic in my portfolio. If there isn't a link, there isn't a comic yet.

ORIGINAL STORIES
*Rock Band: Something Impossible: The story of a Rock Band and their adventures in music business.
Major Characters: Michka, Zack, Loyal, Dare, Rick
Important/Frequently Mentioned Supporting Characters: Damian, Tim, Dare's Aunt aka Auntie

*Of Fruits and Vegetables: 4-panel comics of the life of a 21-year-old model and his friends/workmates.
Major Characters: Tomato, Stefan, Tomato's Boyfriend aka "TB", Gabe, Janet aka Jo, Kasey, Dean
Important Supporting Characters: Danny, Leah, Mick

*Dreams: The story of a rich and pampered English boy who gets transported to the mysterious town of Dreams, and his adventures there.
Major Characters: Alcott, Luli, Ms. Marigold
Important Supporting Characters: Shinitsu, Annabelle, and others that are to be decided.
**Annabelle's and Ms. Marigold's profiles are in the same post.**
Story Dialogues: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1

*My Dear Princess: The story of an orphan child, a princess, and friends who's home country's peace is threataned by the evil prince of a country that was thought to be nonexistant. (CONFUSING. xD)
Major Characters: Isaac, Charlotte, Rinchu, Segran, Lucia, Nicholay, Faida, Hrafn, Falorin, Gaelnis
Important Supporting Characters: To be decided.

*Foreigner: An alien boy sent to Earth to destroy the human race finds himself in Los Angeles California, befriends a human girl, and gets involved in crazy advetures.
Major Characters: Kor, Gliding Eagle
Important Supporting Characters: Michelle, Dailen

*A Life Like This: A written story in the perspectives of Dare, Tim, and Rick.
Major Characters: Tim, Dare, Rick, Ms. Ackart
Important Supporting Characters: See characters for Rock Band: Something Impossible.
Chapters: One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten

*Teach Me Something Good: A story about a friendship between a student and a teacher. Somewhat of a spin-off of Of Fruits and Vegetables.
Major Characters: Noland, Chrystal
Important Supporting Characters: Prudence), Stefan (briefly)

*I Was a Boy, Too: A short 3-part story about Gabe when he was in high school. Optional backstory related to Of Fruits and Vegetables.
Major Characters: Gabe, William
Important Supporting Characters: DJ, Dave
Parts: One

*Nerdy and Jock: So there's this nerd, and this jock, and also they're boyfriends. That's it.
Major Characters: Jack, Ned
Important supporting characters: Matthew Brodney III, Dmitri, Charlotte, Jessica Marron, Lafayette, Brodney's girlfriend who doesn't have a name yet;;;

FAN STORIES
*The Adventures of Marth and Roy: Super Smash Brothers fan comic. Title is pretty self-explanitory.
Major Characters: Marth, Roy, Ike, Pit

I don't have a name for his story, but Jamal is a Kingdom Hearts fan character. I figured I'd mention him because I draw him often enough.

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Also, if you want to find posts that feature a specific character, type in the URL http://theotaku.com/worlds/variousinformation/tags/[character name]. For example, http://theotaku.com/worlds/variousinformation/tags/dare will bring you to posts about Dare. :)

Enjoy Your Stay at Various Planning!

STUFF WHOOP

I wish I'd stop making these art dumps SO LARGE! I should limit myself to 3 or 4 things per dump, instead of TEN.

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I got some watercolor materials for Christmas! So I drew my cousin's daughter for her, because I kind of said I would back in the summertime;;; I ref'd a photo, but I don't feel like getting it onto the computer so TOO BAD FOR YOU! 8D
I want to do some other watercolor drawings, but idk what, yet. ANY... SUGGESTIONS...???

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BERT. My fire emblem OC. Haven't drawn the poor guy in a while. Hopefully will draw him again soon.
The end.

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LITTLE MAC. From Super Smash Bros. 4. Might make some SSB4 keychains, or an SSB4 print, if I can think of anything. :^D
Maybe.
Hopefully.

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Trying to figure out Dmitri's face... he's one of the characters in Nerdy and Jock. I ACTUALLY LIKE THIS GUY QUITE A BIT, NOT THAT YOU WOULD KNOW... Idk, I love drawing ANGRY FOOLS.

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It's Devin! My Animal Crossing mayor! Just felt like drawing him. :V I want to play AC, but I left my DS in my dorm room... orz WHAT A FOOLISH MOVE, AKIOH...

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Wanted to update Noland's body ref. His face came out kinda eh, but idk I think the body is accurate. :V IDK, I'M BAD AT THIS CONSISTENCY THING.

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AAAAGH, SCANDALOUS...??? There's no meaning to this, I just wanted to draw a moody, underwear-clad Noland. I did something different with the line art-y thing, though, which was interesting! 8^D I suppose.

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Jack says, "whutup."
Yeah, idk what to say about this.

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steFAN WORK WITH ME i can't MESS WITH YOU if you FLIRT right BACK at ME
-Gabe
Gabe, stop swearing. I drew this two seconds ago, because HOOBADOOBADO! (????) I hadn't drawn this sort of scene in a while, and then it turned into this.
Stefan and Gabe are my homeboys. :^D

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Idk why I decided to draw his arm like that, I have no idea how perspective is supposed to work.

ANYWAY, that's all I've got for you, today! :D HAVE A LOVELY WEDNESDAY.

Pointless SteGabe Talk

Hey guys, happy new year! Sorry I've been kind of absent these past couple days (if you've even noticed AHA;;;). I've been kind of sick this week... which has been my excuse for everything. BAD EXCUSE, BUT WHATEVER. MOST EXCUSES ARE BAD ONES, MAYB...

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Christmas card things, and other doobops

For Christmas, I made a couple 3 inch by 5 inch drawings for my friends. :V I meant to post these last week when I finished them, but then I forgot... so I guess I'll just stick them in a doodle dump with some other stuff. *u*b

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(^this one was for keyblademewkasa, btw. 8^D /pointless mention)
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Idk what to say about these individually, really... overall, they were a lot of help with practicing coloring! *U*b Though it turns out 3x5 is actually very small, when printed. Idk why I thought they would be larger, when I went to print them... BUT WELL, now I know to make them bigger, next time. :^D
I felt bad for making the Dean Johnson drawing for one of my friends, because it was just of my OC... I was running out of time before break, and my characters are the fastest for me to draw. She likes Dean, though, so she was pretty happy with it in the end. -u-b

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Some Noland head that came out pretty decent. Noland has such an afro, idk what happened with his design. :I ALL OF MY CHARACTERS GET PUFFY HAIR, EVENTUALLY... It's weird for me to think that I've only had him for a year and a half, though! I feel like he's been around a long time.
Sometimes, I want to draw out chapters from Teach Me Something Good so I can draw NOLAND IN ACCTION (??) and not just as a silent fretful dude. But DIALOGUE! DIALOGUE TAKES SO LONG TO WRITE OUT!! And then I'd have to figure out how to panel all those pieces of dialogue, and then I'd have to draw all those panels, and then and then and then... I felt like that SteGabe comic I did this year was a big ordeal, but it was actually a relatively simple comic to plan out and draw. Doing chapters from TMSG would be like 30+ pages to draw, and with more backgrounds and scene changes.... guhghgh. orz Idk how professional comic people can do this. WEH. ;m;
...and there's my mini blab about how distressing comics can be.

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I felt like drawing O. J., one day, so I drew him. My sketchbook is only big enough for me to comfortably draw people in full body when they're sitting down... but if I get a bigger sketchbook, then everything gets distorted b/c of the angle I draw at. :I HGBLAGH.

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SEE? ALWAYS SITTING.
But yeah, I wanted to draw Noland and Prue being cute butts. I'm slowly figuring stuff out about Prue, as far as her backstory and personality go. Something about being a 3rd wheel all her life or something, idk. (i-it sounds lame when I put it like that, but.......;;;)
I blabbed a whole ton to Michka about Noland and Prue's relationship, so MAYBE ONE DAY... I'LL MAKE A COMPREHENSIVE POST ABOUT THEM.... I've said that before, and I still haven't done it. I just want to make like PICTURE DIAGRAMS (??) or something to go along with it, because just words on their own is too boring. :I
Anyway, yeah. I started inking this, but I only got as far as this at the moment:
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I'm kind of excited to color, but a little worried... I'm using a canvas size that equates to 11 x 17 inches, so WHO KNOWS WHAT'LL HAPPEN... I'm mainly worried about the program crashing while I work on the drawing. orz

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O. J. again. I'm not used to seeing him in what's supposed to be his "normal clothing," so... yeah, drew this to familiarize myself or something. I changed his color scheme from pastel clothing to brighter, more saturated colors because WHY NOT. Idk, the pastel just wasn't working for me. It made him look to washed out and kinda dead. orz SO BRIGHT COLORS IT IS!

Blagh. Idk what else to say. GOTTA WORK ON SS STUFF, EVEN THOUGH I DON'T KNOW EXACTLY WHAT TO DOOOOOO.......

Mostly Gabe, but also some other stuff.

YO. It's me, back with another dump of drawings and stuff from the past week or so. 8D Since I've been going through a Gabe crisis these past couple weeks, I decided to draw a lot of him until I understood how to draw him again. And now I do! So that's good. I probably forgot how to draw everyone else, though... -u-

Anyway, yeah. Stuff.

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This is one of the characters in Nerdy and Jock. His name is Matthew Brodney III, but pretty much everyone calls him Brodney. Jack sometimes calls him Matt. He's briefly appeared in a couple of the strips, like the ones here and here.
LET ME TELL YOU, BRO, THIS DUDE IS ONE SWELL GUY. I actually really like Brodney a lot because he's just... JUST... SUCH A PURE SOUL...!! EVERYONE LOVES BRODNEY IN NERDY AND JOCK BECAUSE HE'S SUCH A TRUE FRIEND TO EVERYONE...
Sometime I want to make a big long post about all the Nerdy and Jock characters. There are quite a few! Brodney and Dmitri are two characters in particular who I think would be fun to talk about. But I guess I should actually just make Nerdy and Jock strips with all the characters in them, instead of FANTASIZE ABOUT MY CHARACTERS ALL THE TIME WITHOUT ACTUALLY DOING ANYTHING.
Someday, I'll sit down and do a bunch of Nerdy and Jock strips and introduce all the characters to y'all. Someday.

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Sketchin' Gabe to get back into the habit of drawing him. :V I think I just needed to draw his muscles more round-y and less jagged-y than I had been, as far as his body shape goes. Yeah.

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I took an old sketch of Noland and colored it for coloring practice. :^D I've been working with soft shading these days! I can do it pretty simply without much trouble, but I haven't really gotten a grasp on blending colors and all that fancy jazz. Oh well, this works for me for the time being.
This is also like the only picture of Noland where I actually like how I colored his hair. o____o IT WAS QUITE SHOCKING, FOR ME....

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Aaaa lack of shirt, aaaa. /obligatory shock
I mean, he's wearing pants, so... IT'S NOT TOO BAD FOR Y'ALL, IS IT...?
I actually changed some things in the original sketch of this because the more I stared at this version, the less I liked it... For the most part, Gabe looks pretty decent here. His head's a little bigger than it's supposed to be, though.
I drew this because I was thinking about how if Gabe had an instagram or whatever, it'd probably just be a bunch of shirtless selfies of himself. Not that this is a selfie or anything, but yeah. Shirtless.
Hughbghgugh. -u-

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I took a doodle I did on paper and lined it to see if I still knew how to do line art with the pen tool in SAI. >:V The line art came out pretty decent, but I've decided that I should consistently start doing cell shading with solid line art, and soft shading with brush tool line art/sketch "line art". Idk, soft shading just looks kinda funky with this bold, solid line art. YEAH! 8D

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This was technically a Christmas present for one of my friends because she likes Stefan and Gabe, but it's also... kinda... for me, because.... SteGabe......
I had a lot of fun drawing it, haha. 8D Kinda don't like how Stefan's face came out, but GABE! HE CAME OUT PRETTY NICE HERE! Since I had been having trouble with his hair, I was considering changing his hairstyle to look like the shorter hairstyle he gets when he's older... but when I finished this, I was like "NAH, THIS LAME DUDE'S GONNA KEEP HIS STUPID HAIR BECAUSE IT'S JUST HOW HIS HAIR IS SUPPOSED TO LOOK."
Yeah.
The worries and troubles I go through for the sake of your hair, Gabe....

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I remember the days I felt embarrassed for posting Stefan and Gabe fluff. Those days, clearly, are no more.
Anyway, yeah, here's some corny romance with these two dudes. I've been drawing Stefan as pretty romantic these days. :V I think it's probably to make up for the times I had drawn him being aversive toward Gabe from like... 2010 to 2012. Stefan isn't very keen on PDA and would probably scold Gabe if he tries to be too lovey-dovey in public places... But idk, in private I think Stefan would be all about that kanoodling life.
/what is this description

Aaaaand... yep. HAPPY ALMOST WINTER BREAK FOR ME!! 8D Next Wednesday, I'll be done with classes. WOO.

Character Drawcember Week 1 Compilation

I'm participating in some Character Drawcember challenge that's going on on tumblr, so here's the stuff I drew for this past week! :M I d...

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