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About Varied / Hobbyist Member Gwendolyn WilkinsFemale/United States Group :iconloveyourbelly: LoveYourBelly
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Gwendolyn Wilkins
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
Current Residence: Upstate NY, and I don't mean no bloody White Plains or Poughkeepsie!
Favourite genre of music: Soundtracks
Favourite style of art: I'm a fan of realism I guess; digital manipulation done right is very awesome!
Operating System: Windows 7
Personal Quote: Truth can be found even in the worst of lies
Nowhere really - I check in on dA daily and go through my inbox with varying degrees of interest and thoroughness.  I just haven't been creating any new art lately.

Writing in the "book-sense" is taking a little hiatus.  I haven't touched my NaNoWriMo piece since December; I finished the Tree Mage story and month or so ago and it's still with the beta readers.  I'm gearing up to tackle "The Kius Planet" for (hopefully!) the last time so I'm in the midst of pre-planning that project.

Writing in the "blog-sense" however have been very busy! (Just not here obviously! lol!)
I have my own writing-related blog now found here:
And I've been writing fairly regular journal posts on a website called The Offbeat Bride.  In fact one of my posts was selected recently as a guest post on the main site page and can be found here:…
That was pretty exciting, though nerve-wracking at the same time as it's a very personal post; happily it's received a positive reception :)

Also Saknika and I have decided to step up our business website a notch and we're going to start blogging there twice a month.  She's taking the 2nd week of the month, I'm handling the 4th week.  We're free to chat about whatever we like (so long as it's business/crafting related of course!)

And that's about it!
My brain is thoroughly focused on the wedding coming up in October and so a lot is on hold till that's out of the way.
  • Mood: Pleased
  • Listening to: "Royals" by Lorde
  • Reading: The Diary of Anne Frank
  • Playing: Sword Quest
  • Eating: I should do that....
  • Drinking: Water

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faeorain 20 hours ago  Student Traditional Artist
Great variety of work you have here!
rhyshaug Mar 14, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Utica? Albany?? Now I'm obsessed . . XP
KiusLady Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A little north of Albany - just outside the Adirondack State Park; near Sacandaga Lake :)
KodyBoy555 Oct 27, 2013  Student Artist
Happy Birthday.
KiusLady Oct 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks much!! :)
Hi Gwendolyn,

Thanks for complimenting on my work. I must say, although i have yet to see all of your galleries, I'm actually amazed on the kanzashi flowers you've made.

I can draw flowers, but to craft something that pretty earns my envy. You must be talented!

I'm sure I'll be seeing more of your good creation, and wishing you all the best :D
KiusLady Jun 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much :)
Your work is quite stunning!
japanesesilkflowers May 6, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you for favoriting our cherry blossom kanzashi! Good luck with your kanzashi creations as well :)
KiusLady May 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
They're so much fun to make!! :)
Askarothdeliran Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thanks for your comment^^
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