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These are drawings, colorings, or photos I like or have done. I don't have much artwork to show.
I cannot draw by prosaix If you don't like my artwork by PhantomCaster Not a Coward by sugarpoultry

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These are other DeviantArt members' artwork that I like or want to share. I also keep surveys that I plan to fill out.
The Gallery Stamp by Busiris Unknown Artists Stamp by Timesplitter92 Unknown Artists by MicoNutziri Talented Artist, No DD Stamp by lightpurge Be Inspired! Stamp by LibraK Inspiration Stamp by Kezzi-Rose Flattery Stamp by DragoN-FX I hate 'sexually expressive' art by PrincessCillerenda All Art can be Creative Stamp by racingwolf Don't mind Fan Characters by SGStamps
For a few years, I had stumbled upon some friends' DeviantArt (dA) accounts or came across random dA works while searching online for images.  I also saw a dA booth at Anime Expo 2008.  As I learned more about the art sharing site, my interest grew and I found artwork I wanted to keep looking at, but I was still hesitant to sign up.  I didn't want to deal with another online account, and couldn't come up with a screen name.  Besides, I had no artwork to upload, and had feared that I lost my drawing abilities after not drawing for years.

As months passed, my desire to communicate with other dA members and use some of dA Members Only features, such as Favorites, grew, so I began thinking of artwork to upload.  I finally found my Chrono Trigger envelope artwork that had been featured in the Nintendo Power magazine many years ago.  On June 21, 2012, after deciding on the username, Outlire, I signed up and uploaded that image and quickly wrote my first dA Journal entry, Just Signed Up.

Chrono Trigger Envelope by outlire

Right away, I began using the Favorites feature since I had already seeing many pieces of art I liked.  I also commented on them.  Through these activities, I met good artists and made some friends.

A few months later, I colored Khakipants12's Hetalia: MS Lineart, which turned out badly.  It even took hours and hurt my hand, so I decided that it would be the first and last time I ever did art on computer.
Hetalia Mochis Coloring by outlire

I also saw KokoroKagamineKissu's Hetalia Shipping Meme!, and how Xblkdragonx filled it out.  That gave me the idea to alter the meme to fit my needs.  Of all the files I uploaded, this one has had the most dA members who viewed, commented, and added it to Favorites though most of it is not my work.
Hetalia Shipping Meme by outlire

About two weeks later, I added an old picture and drawing of my late family dog to my Gallery, and Aphin123 uploaded a poster for ani-bullying and suicide prevention with the main Hetalia characters.  Unfortunately, she announced that she was going to take that nice poster down due to mistakes, so I quickly saved it to my computer.  She really did by Spirit Day on October 19, 2012.  Since I had no artwork for that special day, I uploaded her poster and mentioned her screen name.  I was glad Aphin123 eventually reuploaded a revised versions of the poster.  I like both versions, especially the message they give out.  I'm glad Aphin123's work became popular.
Anti-Bullying and Suicide Prevention by outlire APH -- Life is Beautiful ( edit ) by aphin123

For my birthday in 2012, my sister-in-law made some nice drawings in my card, which I later shared in my dA Gallery.
Drawing in Birthday Card 2012 by outlire

At about the same time, I attended a Hetalia Secret Santa gathering, and my gift receiver cosplayed Finland.  After some hesitation, I got out a paper, pencils, eraser, and pen, and began drawing a chibi form of her in her Finland cosplay while referring to pictures of her and chibi Finland.  I decided to frame it and make it look like the wallpaper of a Nokia phone.  I had finally drawn something again after so many years.  As usual, my artwork turned out badly though she said she liked it.
Chibi Santa Finland Cosplay Drawing by outlire

I also decided to participate in the DeviantART Holiday Card Project 2012 and managed to poorly draw and send five holiday cards, which can be found in my DA Holiday Card Project folder.

At a Hetalia China fanpage on Facebook, the administrator decided to hold a China drawing contest for the holidays.  To my surprise, my trashy drawing of China in chibi form won first place.  Then again, there weren't many participants.
Chibi China from Hetalia by outlire

For the rest of 2012 and throughout 2013, I drew a few more Hetalia characters in chibi form as well as Hetalia mochis while referring to pictures of them.  Some of them were for gifts.  As usual, they all turned out terribly due to my unsteady hands and lack of time, money, and supplies, but it seemed as if dA and some friends' encouragements made me start drawing again.  As time passed, I realized that I had uploaded a few artwork that weren't mine, so I created a Not Mine folder for them.

For my sister-in-law's birthday in 2013, I decided to return the favor of drawing in her card.  Since she likes German shepherds, I drew her as a K9 cop in an Officer Jenny uniform.
K9 Officer Jenny by outlire

In November, I learned how to make a donut plushie at Pacific Media Expo 2013.  I never really stitched or sewed unless necessary, but that workshop led to make more donut plushies as well as a water snake plushie for my nephew's 1st birthday.
Donut Plushie from Blue Rose Academy at PMX 2013 by outlire Chinese Water Snake and Water Snake Donut Plushies by outlire

I participated in the DeviantArt Holiday Card Project again for 2013, but this time, I gave my one month of free Premium Membership to other members.  From the one in 2012, I learned that I didn't need the Premium Membership features, and others might need it.  Besides, I didn't want to get addicted to something that would be temporary.  People receiving the cards and Premium Membership is good enough for me.

During all this time, I had also seen artists selling their soaps at conventions, so I looked up information on soapmaking.  Beginning in spring 2014, I went with the cheapest and easiest way, which was rebatching from bars of soap.  Almost all the soaps I rebatched turned out deformed, so I will probably never do it again.
Rebatched Rose and Coconut Mango Soaps by outlire
I attempted several other simple crafts as well, which can be found in my Handcrafts folder.

Throughout 2014, I drew in more family birthday cards and made more Hetalia chibi drawings.  My last piece of trash, a chibi Belarus drawing for a friend's birthday, was uploaded on dA on July 27, 2014.
Chibi Belarus from Hetalia by outlire

DeviantArt celebrated it's 14th birthday on August 7, 2014.  I apologize for the big delay in writing my entry.  I am often busy as well as lazy and irresponsible.

After two years as a member, I am still glad I signed up for dA.  I have seen many nice artwork and met many new artists.  The site also played a role in making me draw again and trying my hand at different crafts, especially making very simple plushies.  I really hope dA will remain in the future.

Happy Belated Birthday, DeviantArt!


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Black Sheep
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Since the site uses the word, deviant, I chose a screen name related to it because I'm the black sheep of my family and society, often deviating and thinking and doing things different from others. Outlier is a statistical term for deviant or exception. Since outlier was taken, I tried to alter the spelling, and ended up with outlire.

Due to everything on DeviantArt accounts being public, I will not be posting pictures of myself or other personal content. I will only reveal those through private Notes. This means if we met somewhere outside DA, please do not mention my other screen names or information in public view.

Read Before You Comment by LeoLeonardo Thanks for the Visit :D by Timesplitter92 I appreciate all support :D by Timesplitter92 .: Read the comments :. Stamp by Beti-Kot Fav without a comment? by Timesplitter92 Meaningful comments stamp by dazza1008 Fav too much - Stamp by Tadadada Not a valid argument by prosaix
Talk Stamp by lupehero38 You Can Talk To Me Stamp by HazelAlmonds :thumb146140333: I don't know you enough. by PrincessFlaw Don't get confused~ by PrincessFlaw It's okay to not like things... :STAMP: by DubstepDawg
Typing Stamp by In-The-Machine "Explaining" Stamp by Sonira-Stamps Stamp_Fear of failure by Chivi-chivik Forgetful by prosaix talent stamp by RoseRaptor-Stamps

More stamps about me can be found in my Favorites section.

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LoveTheFandoms Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you for the watch!
mamiamamia Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
Thanks for the watch! ♥
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TheHetalianKazeko Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the watch!!! (Yay!! 100th watcher!!!)
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neogs99 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
HBD Diana!
Codename-Otacon Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!Bunny-Emoji-11-(Emoji-Drum-Roll) 
cursedironfist7 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013
happy birthday! :iconrainbowcakeplz:
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ShannaHeart Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
Thanks for the watch!
ShannaHeart Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
Thanks for the watch!
Stitchery Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you much for the watch :iconsnugplz:
Chibi-Moony-Chan Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama! :)
PetitAnge1 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
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xxXPure-InnocenceXxx Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist
Thank you so much for the watch! It really means a lot to e. ^///^
koorinotsuki Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the watch!
HSMedia Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Professional Photographer
Thanks for da watch!
ImDeathTheKid Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the watch :)
Blueyedgirl27 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

Hey, broski!!!! Yeah, I just wanted to thank you for being the first person EVER to favorite any of my art (last winter, sob, I'm such a lame-o)! And I'm glad that you allow comments on your art now, 'cuz you're drawings are totally AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!


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anime-mega-fan Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
thanks for the faves :tighthug:
and your hetalia pictures are awesome :D
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LeanaMee101 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the watch :>
JamesLehane Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013
Were you at AX? Who did you cosplay?
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J-JoCosplay Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013
Thank you so much for the watch! Glad I got to see you at AX!
ThisGirlLovesDinos Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the watch :)
ArthurJones93 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013
thanks so much for the watch! ^ w ^
Kiko-The-Eevee Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I CANT BELIEVE I HAVENT BEEN WATCHING YOU D8 (Lol thats sounds waaaaaaaaaaaaay too stalkerish XD)
fidgit9 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013
Thanks for joining the NightwingFC!!
ninja-person-13 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Student Artist
thankies for the watch <3
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