Ok, so this really isn't my workroom. I couldn't really fit in it you know, it would be awfully cramped even if you had a 19 inch screen... But here at least is where I tell you what I'm working on/vaguely considering in the back of my head.

ATTENTION: I'm currently sort of on a break from Kissing, I have too much else in my life at the moment (for one thing, lots of family members have been dying, this has not been a good year). I'm still now and then playing a little, but at this rate I'll never get anything done to the point I actually release it. Plus I'm trying to teach myself to draw again, its been way too long since I've pushed myself on paper, and my drawing skills have largely atrophied. Not to mention the fact that I actually have to work at something that pays at some point... Although that is the lowest priority :).

The image on the tripod ads is one of the things I've been playing with but the going is slow (partly because the set is going to be rather insane), Nemreth. I may try to get a limited release mini version ready for the Kiss CD being distributed at C7 that tea is putting together.

Some people have asked me how I do Kisses. Well, hardest part is the base doll. I usually sketch a rough draft on paper, and then use it as a guide for a mouse drawing. A few things I've done with cleaning a scan, but I've mainly moved on from that. Then you need to make clothes as separate peices, find a program to put them all in the right format, and write yourself a cnf file to tell everything where to go. And then... you're done!

The Tutorial section is coming, sorry it isn't up yet.

To answer a question asked by many people: Will I do requests? Maybe. At the moment I think I have enough other things I'm considering to do requests, but I might someday do requests. Just don't expect them to get done anytime soon after you ask.

I've drafted a Bast again, still not happy with the body... But at least its a start. I'm also thinking about drafting a Moo character of mine, June/Julia (if you've seen Tea's Starla, they're from the same place). I've started on another goth girl, although I'm still not entirely happy with the body. And I'm working on a really odd piece that, if I hadn't had to work on my thesis, would have been released for Valentine's Day. As it is, you'll just have to wait and see.

I'm thinking about doing a whole series of X-Kisses. In the running (in no particular order) are: Shadowcat (Kitty Pryde), Cypher (Doug Ramses), Nightcrawler (Kurt Wagner), Colossus (Peter Rasputin), Magik (Illyana Rasputin), Captain Britain (Brian Braddock, and yes, I do know he's a dork), Meggan, Wolverine (Logan), Gambit (Remy LeBeau, even if he does have a grand total of one outfit), Storm (Ororo Monroe, I've even gotten requests for this one), Marvel Girl/Phoenix (Jean Grey) and the Goblin Queen (Madeline Pryor), Cyclops (Scott Summers), Havok (Alex Summers), Polaris (Lorna Dane), Magneto/Joseph, Iceman (Bobby Drake), Angel/Archangel (Warren Worthington III), Wolfsbane (Rhane Sinclair), maybe Chamber (Jonothan Starsmore), and probably others will be considered day to day. I may also make sets with characters that don't show up as often (Spiral, Deathbird, Lila Chaney), in which a number of them share the same set.

As for non X-men, I'm also thinking about some established characters. I want to convince a certain somebody to draft me a Johnny doll (Johnny the Homicidal Maniac), which might come with a victim (even though I agree with Emby Quinn's list of things I will not do, but for Nny its fitting... But no, never ever ever will I do kiddie porn), I'll at least do the coding and maybe some (if not all) of the waredrobe). Likely the only amine Kiss you will ever see me attempt will be if I ever try my hand at Gally/Alita, but don't hold your breath. I may consider some other anime someday, but I don't think it'll be anytime soon (not that I have anything against anime, I like anime, I just don't think I could do the established characters justice since unlike most American comix they tend to have only one artist). More Sandman characters may happen someday, Morpheus if I ever get decent at drawing boys, and I might redo Death and Delirium to something I like better. And I'm still considering Desire maybe, although that might be a little difficult... I may do a Kubuki doll someday, I started on the masks but never got a satisfactory body done. Possibly on a DC kick I'll do Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and some of the others (although I'll be a little hindered on ones from the comics, I don't have a great deal of DC comics, mostly some trades). Lydia from the Beetlejuice cartoon could be really fun, although Emby has the go-ahead from me if she gets to it first (we both came up with this one too :). I may someday think about Nightmare Before Christmas people.

And then there are the original characters. I may try my hand at a better Wraith someday, I'm not happy with how she came out. More goth children to come maybe, I'm thinking about Midnight's sister in an expansion set to Midnight. Some probably to show off clothes I'd like to design and make for myself. I might carry on the Christmas tradition of Vixen, at first I was thinking of a series of 4 (Vixen, Nick, Holly, and Jack), one a year, but this year will most likely be skipped if I do do any more. More Egyptian Kisses are a distinct possibility, more historic Kisses in general. Possibly some Greek gods, some Egyptian gods, some sets with costuming through the ages, some with costuming from a certain era. French Revolution, Medieval, Renaissance, Babylonian, Greco-Roman, Victorian, etc.

Actively, I'm working on Chamber of Generation X, Jean is still not quite right... Also, I have a new self portrait doll in the works that's a bit better likeness in some aspects...although it is still a bit cartoony. The gothfairy will probly be posted somewhere soon, its pretty close to done, I think. I'm also working on a couple of moo characters, one of which is going to be a killer set (*very* object-oriented, lots of backgrounds...). Some time in there I have to fit actual work too :). And I'm going to start designing clothes with a friend, so there may be a kiss doll or two with designs at some point... That bizarre set I was going to release Valentine's Day may be abondoned, the art is a little primitive... There's also maybe a Zelda 64 set (with Link et al) in the works, tho I don't have the game, and have only drafted a Link (tho I think he's not that bad).

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