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We Shall not Korra her Like Again

Journal Entry: Wed Sep 17, 2014, 8:31 AM


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Heeeeey you guys!

Did you hear?  

I'm still totally coming down from the excellent ending of Legend of Korra's third season, and here comes this bizarre news that Nickelodeon is going to start showing the fourth season online... not a year from now, not six months from now, but.... on October 3rd?

Korra Anger.gif by Hofftits

THAT'S THE FACE I WAS MAKING.

On one hand, this is great!  We're going to see them so soon!

...on the other hand, this is kinda depressing.  Because i guess it indicates that Nickelodeon is just dumping the show out of the chute.  That they're likely done with this whole Avatarverse as a whole.  That Korra will be over sooner rather than later.  And then there will be no Korra at all.

>____<

I don't know about you, but i'm rather picky these days.  There just aren't any other shows like this on the air.  I'm sick of The Simpsons, and Family Guy, and Seth McFarlane's other vile crud, and i'm sick of every other "wacky" cartoon out there no matter how clever they are.  I saw an episode of a show called Rick & Morty recently, and while it was certainly witty, it was just another mean-spirited barrage of pop culture references that was trying way too hard to be Futurama. 

I dunno.  I'm sick of everything being so ephemeral and crass.  I'm yearning for stories that feel like they... actually could exist in some other universe.  Stories with heart and dignity.  Stories that people might actually give a shit about in 50 years.  Which is kind of how i was as a kid -- when i was a kid, i definitely preferred Disney to Warner Brothers cartoons, because... i dunno, they felt more real.  

But anyway!

Apart from that, what else is up?

As usual, i'm busy as all Hell.  In addition to slogging my way through Illustrator and InDesign lessons, i'm trying to finish all these new pics, as well as relentlessly turdpolishing my older stuff.  I've been updating my drawings from 2010, and i cannot believe how good they look now.  I'm just flabbergasted.

^__^

Also...

...it's finally cool out!  And cloudy!

After four interminable months of heat and humidity, it's finally not crushingly hot anymore. 

I like it.

Other than that... 

....i'm a bit confused at why some of my recent drawings have gotten so few views.  Am i doing something wrong here?  It used to be the case that most things i uploaded here would get 1,500+ hits automatically, and sometimes getting up into the 4,000+ range.  Now...

...many of the things i've done lately seem to get a measly 300+ views.  I don't get it.  I get new watchers every day, and i get more main pageviews than ever before.... but nothing i'm doing really seems to catch on like my old stuff.

Umm.  Have i gotten predictable?  

Do i just need to try harder? 

Meh.

I know popularity ain't everything, but.... wait, yes it is!

Just the other day i dropped in on one of Artgerm's livestreams, the one where he was doing a pic of Darna.  He offhandedly remarked that it was "a small commission, only $500 dollars."  

.....goddamn, that's swank.  

I want to get to that level.  

And i'm not going to do it by getting 300 views on everything.

Must try harder.

Must not fail to succeed.



Upcoming Drawings:

Jean from Attack on Titan for Barlee
Jetta Dawn Chambers for Mr-Marcus-81
Anko and Kurenai Oni Transformation



The Wall of Turdpolish
OPERATION TURDPOLISH 3.0
Final Pass



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Current Movies: The Deer Hunter, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Current TV show: The Legend of Korra, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.
Current Tunes: Chromeo, Grimes, Ellie Goulding, U2.
Current Foods: Italian Wedding Soup with spinach and Brussels Sprouts.
Current Drinks: Folgers' Instant Coffee
Currently Feeling: Workin' Overtime at KRH.
.....


So hey, read my Political Blog or my Pop Culture Blog, or you can see me on Twitter, or check out my Behance Network gallery, or visit my Wix Portfolio or see my faves on Pinterest It's up to you.

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Interests

The Fourth and final Book of The Legend of Korra starts on October 3rd........... 

54%
25 deviants said This is good, but it's almost over, and that makes me have a sad. e__e
26%
12 deviants said YAY. Moar Korra!
17%
8 deviants said I never even saw the third Book.
2%
1 deviant said I hope Amon returns somehow.
0%
No deviants said I don't care. Korra sucks.

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:iconyourparodies:
yourparodies Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
Thank You for the watch :)
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:iconchronorin:
Chronorin Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for your Korra strips.  I'm still wading through them and loving it.
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:iconyourparodies:
yourparodies Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
Glad to hear :)
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:iconmr-marcus-81:
Mr-Marcus-81 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey man...pardon if I missed it posted somewhere here on your page, but are you currently taking commissions?
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:iconchronorin:
Chronorin Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hey... on second thought, what did you have in mind?
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:iconmr-marcus-81:
Mr-Marcus-81 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, I've been wanting to see someone else take on my OC Techna/Jetta and do her justice, i.e. someone who draws attractive plus sized women well.  You did a great job with her years ago Jetta by Chronorin and I'd like to see her in her current look The Cyberologist by Mr-Marcus-81 Cyber Punk by Mr-Marcus-81  I understand if you're too busy right now...no worries. 
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:iconchronorin:
Chronorin Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I can do that.  Just give me any details on pose, background, etc.  I really like her cyber look in the one on the left.

$25.00.
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Chronorin Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Ooof, not at the moment, sir.  Got way too much to do, sadly.
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Zucca-Xerfantes Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Have you seen Guardians of the Galaxy? :D
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:iconchronorin:
Chronorin Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Yes. I like it. OOGA CHAKA.
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