I JUST HAVE SOMETHING IN MY EYE.
I think this is gonna be my daily affirmation.
[Image: A drawing of Twilight Sparkle in her Grand Galloping Gala dress.]
Gala Twilight Sparkle. This pony was drawn for badge art for TrotCon, which was July 21-22. This version is a little more shinied and dressed up (ha!) and is the version I used on the buttons and keychains I had for sale. ^_^
[Image: An illustration of Utena and Anthy from Revolutionary Girl Utena as ponies. Anthy is leaning back in Utena’s arm as a bright light glows over her chest, referencing the sword-drawing sequence in the anime. Rose petals fly around them, and there is a large rose crest stained glass window in the background.]
AH SHIT I forgot to share this here! I was commissioned to do this piece by a wonderful person I met at WisCon. ^_^
[Image: A graphic of sequential photos of how to make a center-pull ball of yarn by winding it around a knitting needle. Text reads: “How to Wind a Center-Pull Ball of Yarn by Hand”]
This should get all the reblogs… and maybe even tattoo it somewhere on me! :P
Oooh, helpful! Here’s the method I used before I got my grubby mitts on a ball winder.
This is a basically good method, but I really recommend using something much thicker than a knitting needle. It makes the yarn come out more smoothly and with less tangling. I used a paper towel tube with a notch at the top (for putting the tail end so it would disappear.
WHAT IS THIS SORCERY.
[Image: Photo of a dapper person of color in a tweed jacket, button-up shirt, green bowtie, and rolled up jeans with brown leather boots on her feet.]
Ooooh, style inspiration for Audrey, maybe.
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Oooh, I love that pattern. It hides chips really well, too (did you do a top coat? I find it helps a lot to preserve them).
Thanks! I did use topcoat, because I am paranoid whenever I do a new manicure and I want it to stay flawless as long as possible. ^_^;;;