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Kari
Artist | Hobbyist | Artisan Crafts
United States
Hi! I like drawing chibis and making sculpey clay figures in my free time :D

Current Residence: in my own little world
Favourite genre of music: classic rock and jrock
Favourite style of art: sculpting
MP3 player of choice: ipod nano
Favourite cartoon character: Kurama, Youko Kurama, Jin, Hiei, Kamina, Lina Inverse, and more
Personal Quote: don't make me beat you...at tetris!
Interests
  • Mood: Tired
  • Reading: Genomics research papers
  • Watching: Frozen
Hello watchers! Yes, I am still alive, sorry for the lack of updates! It doesn't help that cosplaying and drawing/figure making are just hobbies for me and have nothing to do with my career, so all of those things are on the backburner right now as I finish up my last semester of college. I'll be graduating in May with a degree in Marine Biology and a minor in Data Science! Scary thought! I'll have to get a job, and be a real adult :O 
I've already heard back about a couple interviews, whether I accept any of them depends on whether they agree to hire me full time or not (I need the money to save up for graduate school). In my free time I also plan to volunteer with my state's department of natural resources with their inshore fisheries. I'm really interested in conservation and management of marine and coastal fishes. My favorite species is the sawfish and I'll be applying to graduate schools in Florida with the hopes of getting a chance to study the smalltooth sawfish, Pristis pectinata (it's only found in Florida in the US and is critically endangered). I'll have to take the GRE over the summer and start contacting potential advisers as I start thinking about grad school. 

Good news is, once school is out of the way, I might have time to learn how to sew! Which means, I'll be able to make even more awesome cosplays ;) First on my list is Raistlin Majere, because I think the costume part of it will be simple enough to make from scratch, then I've got a few others on my list but I'll mention those later. Spoilers ;) I am thinking about going to some conventions in the Fall that I was unable to attend last year because of school, just local ones mostly. More info on those when they get closer though.

I'll also have time to work on some more artwork stuffs. I still have my Lina Inverse figure that needs painting, and I have a few other ideas for figures made in that style that I want to try. No promises, but that's what I'll be moving towards. 

So, that's really it right now, I'll be focusing on school stuffs, but keep an out for things come June! I hope to be updating things around then :) Good luck to you all too!

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:iconkostmeyer:
Kostmeyer Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Thanks for the :+fav: for Dragonlance: Raistlin by Kostmeyer - much appreciated!
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:icontae-kia:
tae-kia Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome :) Raistlin was always my favorite.
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sublimelyridiculous Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
Thanks for the fave! :)
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:icontae-kia:
tae-kia Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome! I'm thinking of starting a Raistlin cosplay myself :) that's so cool how you got the staff to light up!
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Fenko Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
Thanks for the Raistlin fav!
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:icontae-kia:
tae-kia Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome! You look great! He's my favorite character :) I'm thinking of starting a cosplay myself this summer.
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Fenko Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
Mine as well. Would like to see your interpretation when you finish the costume.
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HazelFrey Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave!!
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:icontae-kia:
tae-kia Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You're welcome! I'm a huge orphan black fan and your comic was really cute ^_^
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HazelFrey Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhh thank you again!! >///<
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