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Pokemon: Boldore and exeggcute by Deskleaves
Pokemon: Boldore and exeggcute
I love drawing gijinkas, so I went to the random pokemon generator and vowed to make the first ones I got as cute pokemon babes. Well, I got some really fucking stupid ones, so here they are. I don't think I did too badly, considering what I had to work with. The skin was important practice for me, and I have never painted crystals before, let alone glowing ones.

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That I didn't make Prince black in my comic. But he's crazy and homeless, so maybe it wouldn't have been helpful of me anyways.
ATTENTION: ART AND GRAPHICS WORKERS

You can make a difference in your community and help build a better society for our kids if you change your art, and aggressively portray your characters and graphic illustrations/random people as PREDOMINANTLY BLACK. The world has been whitewashed long enough. Let’s reverse this. I want to see black babies on baby shower cards, black people in illustrations and storybooks. IF YOU ARE GIVEN AN ILLUSTRATION ASSIGNMENT and the person does not IMPLICITLY STATE that they want a white character, MAKE THEM BLACK. If the person ordering the design bitches, and says they don’t want a black character, look them in the eye and ask them at a slightly higher volume than usual, WHY NOT? DO YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH BLACK PEOPLE? This of course doesn't go for existing OCs, but as far as random characters are concerned, PAINT THEM BLACK.

Let's teach our kids that default or ''normal'' skin color is NOT WHITE. Even if we lose some customers, think of all the ones we will gain, and think of how the tiny kids what are growing up right now will be treated better by their peers, instead of treated as substandard people.

Invent black superheroes, protagonists, powerful figures and princesses. It's not right that half the kids there are think they can never be a superhero or a snow queen because of their skin color.

EDIT: of COURSE it's fine to make your characters any skin color you want, but if you don't want to perpetuate the problem, we definitely need more black exposure to get rid of the whole 'Normal is white, everything else is an alien with blue fur' problem that exists. I'm not talking about your personal OCS (although you should consider why you DON'T have any black art in your gallery) but I am specifically referring to art that reaches a wide audience, especially art that is intended to portray 'Typical' or 'ideal' people. 'White' needs to stop being synonymous with 'perfect,' because it implies that anything else is 'flawed.'

Slots still open! Also available but not listed are custom puddlesqueaks, 10.00 USD (except for ponies) and tuijottajat (chibis) for 10.00 USD. Also selling custom Ghettis for 20.00 USD.

1. Horace's james sculpt (halfway done with hair)
2. jaxn-grey's cute fursona in burlesque drag (Flat color)
3. a sawshark puddleshark for agentluna, and a surprise aquatic design.
4. A picture of Butler for :iconhalloweendonkey:
5. Fullcolor picture of any 2 of Donkey's goopy pones
6. Pixel icon for :icongammengirl:
7.Cute things for Yuni
8. open
9. open
10. open

Desky's commission prices by Deskleaves
Jaxn ink by Deskleaves
Jaxn ink
The lineart for a commission I'm working on for :iconjaxn-grey: of their deer/dog sona.

I can't wait to start coloring.
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That I didn't make Prince black in my comic. But he's crazy and homeless, so maybe it wouldn't have been helpful of me anyways.

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Deskleaves

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United States
I grew up in Alaska, spent most of my young adulthood and teenage years wild and free in the streets and woods of California, and ultimately settled down in Finland. I have college background in multimedia arts and technology from the SOMA art institute.

I'm learning Finnish by 1stClassStampsYou Can Talk To Me Stamp by HazelAlmonds Heart Rats Stamp by Viergacht PC Gamer by aphaits Love Stamp by Kezzi-Rose Stamp - Every Great Artist by KamuiSinenRespect for Spiders Stamp. by VampsStock Gender Nuetral LB by Kia-Bird Lil Badge - Zodiac .:Cancer:. by Kohaku0827Slytherin-Badge by Dinoclaws LB - United States by Nironan12 Open Mind Lil Badge by NuciComs LB - Photoshop by Nironan12LB - Adobe Flash by Nironan12 Yaoi+shonen-ai support stamp by luperus
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White-Banshee Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Student
ohwoah ! Many thanks for the watch !
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Deskleaves Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Sure, you seem like a nice person. ;w;
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White-Banshee Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Student
*-* Thank you so much !
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Aven12 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Student General Artist
hi! i just wanted to say that your tutorials are amazingly done and very helpful and i love your gallery and all of its work! utterly fantastic! I just wanted to ask if maybe you'd ever do a tutorial on how you breed ocs? your combinations of two characters are very well done and i'm curious as to what your process is ;v;
 
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Frilled-Aten Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I miss my gribby
Do ya have a phone?
I don;t think I have yer number ;n;
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Deskleaves Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I do have one, but it's never on. xnx And I don't have long distance. I think I can text, though.
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Frilled-Aten Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
texting is preferred
I get verynervous on phone
;o;

-sob-
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Deskleaves Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Me too. I just asked Heta, who's mom covers my phone, and it only covers local calls and texting. ;n;

But you can reach me through heta's phone, she has a program called line that's basically a free chat, but she can only recieve long distance texts free of charge and not reply.
I have skype? It's usually on.
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Calluna-Draconis Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your use of colours is a pleasure to my eyes - silmäniloa <3
Have a watch! :D
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Deskleaves Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Kiitos ja tervetuloa! :V
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