100 Questions for a DeviantARTIST
01.] What is your pen name?
02.] What made you choose this name?
Fallen Star Artworks is my trademark name for my artworks. Pear has been a nickname for me for about 5 years now.
03.] Do you use PC or Mac?
PC. NO MAC EVER.
04.] What programs do you use most often?
Paint Tool SAI, Sketchbook Designer, and Sketchbook Pro.
05.] Do you use mouse, or tablet?
06.] What color or color combinations do you find yourself using most often?
Black and Grey; bright green
07.] What part of a picture do you put most effort into?
08.] How long does it take you do draw a picture?
Depends on the size and the difficulty. Small take me 30 min - 1 hour; Big take me 1 - 5 hours.
09.] Do you keep your rough drafts?
Most of the time, yes!
10.] What font do you use most often?
CatholicSchoolGirls Intl BB
11.] When you scan your image, what DPI do you use?
12.] Do you do anything else when you're drawing?
Deviantart, Skype, Tumblr, listen to music, nom on foods, drink on beverages, talk on the phone and rp.
13.] Approximately how many pictures do you draw in a month?
Depends. Most I've drawn in a month is 12. Most of the time, it's about 5 or 6.
14.] What kind of paper do you draw your pictures on?
Common sketchbook paper; digital program canvas
15.] What kind of paper do you use for rough sketches and drafts?
If there is a piece of paper in front of me, even a napkin, I'll doodle on it.
16.] How long does it take you to ink something?
Depends! I usually spend a lot of time on detailed inking. On paper, about 30 minutes. On computer, 1 hour.
17.] Do you do comics or fan comics?
18.] Do you like comics? Are they fun to make?
Eh, I tried making them before. I'd prefer to do just character art.
19.] Have you ever submitted anything to a magazine?
Yeah! I submitted a drawing to Shounen Jump a long time ago
20.] Did it get published?
I think so! :
21.] Who are your favorite artists?
DancingFangs, Kiroji, Mark Ryden, and orpheelin~
22.] Do you like anime/manga? If so, what are your favorite series?
Hell yeah! Blue Exorcist, Kuroshitsuji, Hetalia, Death Note, any yaoi manga, The Legend of Korra, and Avatar: The Last Airbender.
23.] Do you like cartoons/comics? If so, what are your favorite series?
Yep! My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Invader Zim, Rocko's Modern Life, Hey Arnold, CatDog, and other copious amounts of 90s cartoons.
24.] Any artists that you wish you could draw like?
All the artists I mentioned above, including tenkaboutthebutts on tumblr. ;n; I wish I drew better.
25.] Do you read a lot of books?
Do you want to look at my bookshelf? I keep getting books, and I don't have room for them!!! I have to leave some of them at my daddy's house!
26.] Did you ever buy a book to inspire or teach you to draw?
Two. One on Chibi Animals, another on colouring styles with different tools.
27.] Any video games you enjoy?
Resident Evil series, Harvest Moon series, Prototype, Assassin's Creed, Team Fortress 2, Penumbra series.
28.] Any favorite characters from video games?
ALBERT WESKER. ALEX MERCER. HRRRRRRNNGGHHH~
29.] Do you have a favorite writer?
30.] Any books you really enjoy?
The Parasol Protectorate series.
31.] Do you draw fanart?
Damn right I do!!!
32.] Do you listen to music while you draw?
33.] Any recommended songs?
Homewrecker by Marina and the Diamonds, Let's Kill Tonight by Panic! At the Disco, and Primamanthequins (which is a Homestuck/Marina and the Diamonds remix)
34.] Any other art websites that you really enjoy?
Tumblr, Mspaintadventures, Youtube, Trollplay, Amazon, and MSPARP.
35.] Are there any websites that you go to everyday?
Youtube, Mspaintadventures, Trollplay, Tumblr, Deviantart, Facebook (to rp), and MSPARP.
36.] What is your dream website like?
Deviantart mixed with MSPA mixed with MSPARP mixed with Youtube.
37.] Do you like your own art?
Most of the time, until I go back and look at it about a month later and end up crying over it.
38.] What do you enjoy watching on television?
The tv shows I mentioned above. Any other time, I don't watch it or I turn on Tattoo Nightmare or Ink Masters.
39.] Favorite celebrity?
Robert Downey, Jr.; what a hot ass.
40.] Favorite color?
41.] Favorite food?
Pasta. Chicken Alfredo, Spaghetti, whatever. Just...pasta~
42.] Favorite drink?
Tea. Any kind of tea! As long as it's sweet! Or Ginger Ale. That's nice, too~
43.] Do you like to go shopping? If yes, where? And for what?
I do~ The mall. For manga.
44.] Can you cook?
Absolutely! I do it all the time!
45.] Any devices you use often for email?
Laptop or Kindle.
46.] Are you tech-savvy?
47.] Do you want to become a professional artist?
48.] Are there any other jobs you're interested in?
Tattoo artist or an author.
49.] Any other hobbies or skills besides drawing?
Writing, Sculpting, Photography, Painting, Sewing, Reading, just...making things~
50.] Do you like to watch movies?
Depends on the movie~!
51.] What's your favorite movie?
52.] Have you ever entered an art contest, here at DeviantART or otherwise?
53.] When did you start drawing seriously?
I loved to draw. Ever since I could grab up a crayon, I would doodle all over the place. I realized my talent in 4th grade, when I won an art contest and got a merit award for it.
54.] Do you use references? If so, for what?
Hand and pose refs are nice every now and then, but I'm a little unpredictable when it comes to that stuff. Most of the time, no, I don't.
55.] Are you a subscriber? If so, are you a beta-tester?
I used to be. Too much money to keep putting into it.
56.] Do you have a lot of net friends?
57.] Do you have a lot of friends that also draw?
Indeed I do
58.] What time of the day do you usually go online?
All the time, every time, daily. Yep.
59.] Do you like to go to chat rooms?
60.] Do you have your own computer?
61.] What would you say to the person that you admire?
I love you...so much.
62.] Does your mind wander when you draw?
What are you talking about? My mind wanders all the time.
63.] Have you drawn poorly because you think too much?
Yep. Sometimes, I draw poorly because I don't think enough, either.
64.] Do you have any friends who are professional artists?
I...guess I do! The guy who's planning on giving me my tattoo apprenticeship...I consider him a friend!
65.] Where do you often hang out?
66.] Are there any popular artists that you don't like much? (no need to name names if you don't want to)
Yeah, but we all have those.
67.] Are there any situations in which you really don't like being a DeviantARTIST?
Art theft, although I have yet to experience it. And all the damn drama caused over it...the fucking trolls, the haters...the list goes on.
68.] How about situations that make you love it?
Letting people see my art; posting up a picture to the world and sharing it with friends. Seeing all of us grow from beginners to being something special. It's amazing.
69.] What's the one thing that makes you grateful that the internet exists?
There are too many things to choose from.
70.] Is there anything out there that makes you wish the internet didn't exist?
Trolls, flamers, viruses, spam....POP UPS.
71.] What's your first Deviation?
A picture of my character Queymixa back from high school. Jeesh...that was SO old..
72.] Any art you did prior to that?
Stuff I had on another account....scary stuff I did as a kid....and by scary, I mean horribly drawn. XD
73.] Has your style changed a lot since joining DeviantART?
74.] If it has changed, in what ways?
The fluidity, the improvisions, more soul is present in my artwork.
75.] Have you experienced artist's block before?
It happens to the best of us.
76.] If so, how do you usually get out of it?
Ask people for ideas.
77.] What do you do when you can't get out it?
Sit around and play video games until I do.
78.] Any Deviants that have influenced you a lot?
DancingFangs and Kiroji are the top two. They constantly inspire me each and every day.
79.] What made you want to start drawing?
I don't know. I just...I loved it. I made art, I made paper friends with my art, and it gave me a purpose.
80.] What made you want to join DeviantART?
My friend, Alicia, and I ran into it one day.
81.] Has anything ever made you want to quit DeviantART?
Not really, no! I love it too much!
82.] What do you think about netiquette?
Netiquette is IMPORTANT. It's always good to be polite to others. Give constructive criticism, no flames. Love one another.
83.] Have you ever been spammed or trolled?
Yes. For my Homestuck OCs. It really pissed me off at first, but I came to ignore it.
84.] Ever thought about quitting art all together?
If I stopped making art, I would no longer have that joy...that reason in my life. I would be empty.
85.] If so, why?
86.] Do you upload high quality versions of your Deviations?
I try to! Sometimes, the quality will get killed, but it's a chance you gotta take. PNG is a good friend.
87.] Do you have custom CSS? If so, did you make it yourself?
Nah...wish I knew how to do that stuff.
88.] Do you have good vision?
Without my glasses, I am practically blind.
89.] If you can get anyone's autograph, whose would you get?
Robert Downey, Jr.'s~
90.] What would you say to that person when he or she gives you an autograph?
"You are a very sexy man, Robert. Keep being sexy, and thank you for the autograph."
91.] Do you like to draw on Oekaki BBS?
Eeeehhhh....not so much.
92.] Do you have a job?
Sorta, I guess. A temp job and a work-study job.
93.] Did you take art in school? If so, did you do well? Are you still taking it?
I took art ALL the time in high school, and I continue to do it today. I've never made below a B, and I get mostly As.
94.] Have you taken art lessons outside of a school setting?
None. This is something I can be proud of myself for. I am where I am out of hard work and dedication.
95.] Have you ever drawn something just because it was the cool thing to do -- the hip new fad?
Nah. Never was into that junk.
96.] What's your favorite phrase/quote?
Reach for the moon, fall like a star.
97.] Do you present yourself differently online than you do in your real life?
Not at all, unless I'm rping. It depends on the people I'm around. In real life, a lot of people judge me, so I keep my true self inside. Those certain special friends, however? They know the real me.
98.] What's your goal now?
Improve; make the art for my gallery showing; write the novel I was working on.
99.] What do you have to say to yourself?
Stop procrastinating; you're amazing baby, so stop being so hard on yourself.
100.] Lastly, what do you have to say to everyone who read this?
Everyone who reads this is amazing. Whether you are a beginner or not, you are an amazing person. Continue to dream, continue to reach for your goals. You have someone here who will be behind you to cheer you on!