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Hellooooo everybody! I've been maintaining a stony silence on dA for a few months, because I've been so so busy. But now I'm not quite so busy! So I can be here for a bit!

(I'll be right back after I stop spilling tea on my laptop)

Ok, no damage done. So - new things! Over the past 7 months I've been working on setting up a small business, making and selling costume jewellery and accessories inspired by Japanese street fashions. The story is probably cliche - I couldn't sleep one night, and the idea for re-opening my shop formed. Initially my idea was to make and sell anime and J-fashion charms at Hyper Japan; but thought licensed things probably wouldn't be allowed there. Because of that and the fact that my shop name was 'Paper Stars' at the time, I decided to make charms depicting various Japanese fashions, and in addition, some accessories made with paper stars. In the end, I had more fun designing and making the accessories than the charms, so they became the main focus. I then decided that 'Paper Stars' was a bit of a boring name, so I changed it to...

Let's Go Fairily!

My main focus is making accessories out of paper stars - which have been varnished, so they're water resistant and really strong. Both the varnish and the varnishing process took months to develop. If I missed a step, or did things in the wrong order, or used the wrong type of varnish, the paper would get soaked and the star would be ruined. Quite the challenge! There were a few stumbling points along the way, but I've got the process down. The varnish is a trade secret. ;)

My first time as a dealer at Hyper Japan was great! I had so much fun, and I'll definitely do it again. I'm not sure when, though - I'm looking at going back into education, and found a course that seems right for me. I won't say anything more here in case I jinx it, but I'm really hoping I get this opportunity.

That's about it, really! How have you guys been? :)

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Static-Image Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015
I am going to be out of here for good within the next week, so I just wanted to drop by and say it was great talking and working with you!
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ZacAvalanche Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Student General Artist

Hey, thanks so much for the :llama:!  :D

I hope you'll watch my page. :la:

You might be interested to know, I have a 2,000 point giveaway going on right now.  You can check it out at my page!

 

Thanks again! :hug: 

Zac

p.s. I just launched the official website for my web-comic 
Life with Superheroes!
I have been building it myself, so I would love to know what you think. :D

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bear48 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Professional
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Thank you for the Llama



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Lady-Avalon Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013
Thanks for the fav!! ♥
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SmilingChipmunkery Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Student Writer
Thank you for the badge :D
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pretty eye destroying burning magnesium XD?
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