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Heather Reinold
Artist | Student | Traditional Art
United States
So here's some basic info about me, I'm in college and i'm an art major with a film minor. I definently still want to be an animator but if that isnt an option i hope to be in the film making business. I'd like to start commissions but i have no idea how to do paypal on my computer so i wont be able to do it unless you're trustworthy and want me to send through mail and things like that. Anyway I'm a cosplayer in a group of two others, we're kinda looking for more people in our area but so far its not goin so good. Well here you go.
Right now me and my friends have formed a group known as KingdomFantasy, we are on youtube www.youtube.com/user/KingdomFa… and we also are on Deviantart under the same name i believe, the youtube channel above is for our skits and information while this one below
www.youtube.com/user/AxelandDe… is full of videos made from the actual games and animes.


Current Residence: Arkansas
deviantWEAR sizing preference: adult medium to adult large
Favourite genre of music: 80s rock, country, pop, basically anything that gets me moving
Favourite photographer: none right now
Favourite style of art: animated, traditional
Favourite cartoon character: TOO MANY TO LIST
Interests
  • Mood: Optimism
  • Listening to: Death Parade Opening- BRADIO
  • Reading: Wild Fire- Christina Feehan
  • Watching: White Collar
  • Playing: Minecraft, Skyrim, Witch Hunter 3,
  • Drinking: Water
Hey guys!

How in the world do I describe the mess that has been my life in the last year and a half? Just to let you guys know I was studying Fine Art at my university and was hoping to graduate with a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree (BFA). Then about halfway through this last spring semester (January-May) I found out I was required to do an internship with an artist or company in my selected field. Seeing as how I wanted to be an Animator I looked into many companies and possible job opportunities only to find out they wanted someone who had knowledge of animation in the first place. My humble school is unfortunately not advanced in the more computerized parts of art, the highest is graphic design which is designed for more commercial work like logos and fonts. So I came to a hard decision in my life. Find something that would just work to fill the assignment or drop down to the Bachelor of Arts degree which was less focused on one type of art. I chose to go with the BA degree and I couldn't be happier. 
    
In the same spring semester that I had my life and degree changing troubles I was taking a Contemporary Media class in 3D with one of my favorite professors. She allowed me to basically work on my cosplay and hone my sewing and skills during the class. I was able to work with worbla for the first time and able to create a beautiful (to me at least) collage of necklace pieces that I will eventually apply to the bodice of a corset. I talked to her a lot about what I should do for my Senior Show, an event all graduating art students must be a part of (at least one piece of artwork chosen not only by the student but also by the staff has to make it into the show). I told her that I didn't want to take the easy way out and pull from my portfolio, stuff that I didn't feel was my best work, and that I wanted to somehow incorporate my costume making and love of mythology.

Thus this semester I diligently worked on my show, creating two small scale dresses with 2 yard trains based upon the Greek Goddess Gaia and the Nordic Goddess Ran. Both of my dresses were accepted into my show and I finished the semester with all A's. Now in less than 12 hours I graduate and will have to move forward as an adult not in school. I will have to get a new job (hopefully the one I applied for) and start buying adult things like health insurance (check), credit cards (check), putting towards my own home, putting towards retirement, buying stocks, etc. It's a lot of scary stuff but I think I might be ready for it. If not, i'll have to be in the next few months. HA!

So what I'm getting at is I'm not sure if I'll be posting much, not that I post at all really. I plan on finishing a lot of cosplays i've been wanting to get done during my break between school and starting work and I hope to eventually get back to drawing and making work. School really burned me out so hopefully I'll feel the passion again. I'm going to really try to come here and post at least once a month, maybe I should make that every two months, rather than just checking my notifications. So here's to the possibility of another year. If I'm in the same position this time next year maybe I just need to deactivate this account.

-Daine

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  • Mood: Optimism
  • Listening to: Death Parade Opening- BRADIO
  • Reading: Wild Fire- Christina Feehan
  • Watching: White Collar
  • Playing: Minecraft, Skyrim, Witch Hunter 3,
  • Drinking: Water
Hey guys!

How in the world do I describe the mess that has been my life in the last year and a half? Just to let you guys know I was studying Fine Art at my university and was hoping to graduate with a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree (BFA). Then about halfway through this last spring semester (January-May) I found out I was required to do an internship with an artist or company in my selected field. Seeing as how I wanted to be an Animator I looked into many companies and possible job opportunities only to find out they wanted someone who had knowledge of animation in the first place. My humble school is unfortunately not advanced in the more computerized parts of art, the highest is graphic design which is designed for more commercial work like logos and fonts. So I came to a hard decision in my life. Find something that would just work to fill the assignment or drop down to the Bachelor of Arts degree which was less focused on one type of art. I chose to go with the BA degree and I couldn't be happier. 
    
In the same spring semester that I had my life and degree changing troubles I was taking a Contemporary Media class in 3D with one of my favorite professors. She allowed me to basically work on my cosplay and hone my sewing and skills during the class. I was able to work with worbla for the first time and able to create a beautiful (to me at least) collage of necklace pieces that I will eventually apply to the bodice of a corset. I talked to her a lot about what I should do for my Senior Show, an event all graduating art students must be a part of (at least one piece of artwork chosen not only by the student but also by the staff has to make it into the show). I told her that I didn't want to take the easy way out and pull from my portfolio, stuff that I didn't feel was my best work, and that I wanted to somehow incorporate my costume making and love of mythology.

Thus this semester I diligently worked on my show, creating two small scale dresses with 2 yard trains based upon the Greek Goddess Gaia and the Nordic Goddess Ran. Both of my dresses were accepted into my show and I finished the semester with all A's. Now in less than 12 hours I graduate and will have to move forward as an adult not in school. I will have to get a new job (hopefully the one I applied for) and start buying adult things like health insurance (check), credit cards (check), putting towards my own home, putting towards retirement, buying stocks, etc. It's a lot of scary stuff but I think I might be ready for it. If not, i'll have to be in the next few months. HA!

So what I'm getting at is I'm not sure if I'll be posting much, not that I post at all really. I plan on finishing a lot of cosplays i've been wanting to get done during my break between school and starting work and I hope to eventually get back to drawing and making work. School really burned me out so hopefully I'll feel the passion again. I'm going to really try to come here and post at least once a month, maybe I should make that every two months, rather than just checking my notifications. So here's to the possibility of another year. If I'm in the same position this time next year maybe I just need to deactivate this account.

-Daine
Retro by DaineSalamin1
Retro
A project of color in everyday life and the relations between them.

Color Film shot with a Pentax K1000
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They'll Never Know by DaineSalamin1
They'll Never Know
 Thanks to my lovely model :iconroseone223: for helping me out! For the Crime Challenge.
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A Bit of Advice-He's a Tramp by DaineSalamin1
A Bit of Advice-He's a Tramp
:iconroseone223: as Lady
:icondainesalamin1: as Peg

Our debut of Lady and the Tramp for the Anime Blues Con 5 Formal Disney Ball! 2015
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:iconzorosky:
zorosky Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014
r u going to anime blues con 4014 
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DaineSalamin1 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Yes I am 
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zorosky Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014
Awesome
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Inconclusion Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist
Yeps.
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Trujin Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav!
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DaineSalamin1 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
you're welcome :D
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aliceferox Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thanks for faving my work! I am happy you enjoyed it. :)
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WardenHU Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Hey there! Nice pics u have here ^^ Hope you will find more ppl to cp with :)
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DaineSalamin1 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you, we're basically a three-man squad right now, but we have a few other friends who are starting to join in, hopefully i'll be able to post some where there is over three of us :D
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Trujin Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the watch =)
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