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About Tea






I am a fairly normal deviant, not really much to say there. I enjoy long walks on the beach, drinking tea while watching the sunset. Oh and bald green aliens whom run around space. You know all the normal stuff.

I am truly passionate about my art, and improving an opportunity I can get. I love trying out new things and expanding my artistic abilities whether it be traditional or Digital. I am not the fastest, or most productive artist out there. You have been warned!
However, I am always open to making new friends so don't ever hesitate if you wanna chat to give me a good ol' tap on the shoulder! I don't always reply fast but I'll be sure to get to ya as soon as I can!



“A cup of tea would restore my normality."

[Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Screenplay]”
― Douglas Adams







|A Bit About Me!|


:bulletblack: I am 19 years old~!
(20 in a few months dear lord..)
:bulletblack:My birthday is April 23rd
:bulletblack: I am absolutely enthralled with tea. Everything about it, taste, flavor, texture, everything.
:bulletblack: I find aquatic creatures adorable. Squids, Octopus, crabs, sharks, all of those kind of things are just fascinating to me.
:bulletblack: I am a Cali-gurl though currently bouncing around the states.
:bulletblack: I have been drawing since I could pick up a pencil.
:bulletblack: I am a background and small detail fanatic. If you did a background, I WANT to see it!
Also, while I am no where near a master of land scapes, I am also open to helping out if someone needs a hand figuring out their pictures perspective! Cityscapes, forests, deserts, so on so forth. Bring it oooooN!!

|My Set Up|
:bulletblack: Tablet: Intous 4
:bulletblack: Art Program of choice: Paint Tool Sai
:bulletblack: Computer: Windows 7 Desktop
:bulletblack: Traditional Medium of choice: Ink and water color pencils.

:tea: = :heart:

I am an aspiring college student to be, trying to pursue her dreams to land herself in the university she's always aspired for. I have always wanted to be an artist, ever since I was young; however over used hte phrase is it applies here. YOLO I want to chase my dreams rather then live with the regret of never trying. On my deviantart page I will be posting my art as I progress as an young illustrator/sequential artist, and hopefully someday make a living do so.





"♥A woman like a tea bag,you never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water"

―Elle Roosevelt ♥







Current Projects:
Citrus Constalation prize: 15% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87
The Scars comic 15% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87
New OC introductory doodles 15% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87
Kiribans::
Heavenbat Kiriban 0% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87

:star::: COMMISSIONS:::star:
Koyvx 75% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87
Serenade fox 45% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87
Divazu: 45% progress bar - purple by AngelLale87

Social




Social Media!

TUMBLR

TWITTER

LIVESTREAM

PICARTO

I tend to be more active on my tumblr then on deviantArt, so if you want to see me post references, art inspirations, and just sketches; follow me there!





“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”
― Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady






Some amazing done for me by fellow Deviants!

Secret Santa Tikah by DamasathIP-Pageant: December--Static by TheCauA Vort who can't Vort.... by GlitchingCircuitryNormal Everyday Conversations by ghostlysilver#50shadesoftea} Lipton belongs in the harbor by arimonorikaIrkcellent by FreakyVickyGift - Scarfffff by HeavenbatScarfly scarf by 0tt0maton













MY JAMS






“If you are cold, tea will warm you;
if you are too heated, it will cool you;
If you are depressed, it will cheer you;
If you are excited, it will calm you.”
― William Ewart Gladstone

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Teastream ONLINE

Journal Entry: Sun Dec 8, 2013, 10:52 PM
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Octeapi
Master of All Things Tea






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 Teastream Online by Octeapi   

STREAMING TIME PEEPS


Doodles, comics, and mooooore

dance  www.picarto.tv/live/channel.ph…
 
Rules:
Don't post links without permission
Do not argue with me over requests. 
Only one request per person.
I don't really make a list for these.
If you had a request last stream you can't have one this time, lets let other peeps get one too. 
Keep the conversations pg-13 unless the age range of the chat permits it to be different.
Try not to curse, aka watch your language
Just because the rules are here doesn't immediately mean I will be taking requests!
Do not use the stream as your own personal pep session for a friend, or as an therapy circle.
Also, do not continuously try and get feed back on your own characters during the stream. 
Don't mention coffee.
Or lipton.


Difference between a 'Suggestion and a 'request::
A suggestion is like giving the artist an idea to draw, such as: "Draw Enya in a horror movie setting!" or "Archer and Rec arguing" Instances that they can draw out. You can get goofy and have fun with it of course! 

A request is "Can you draw my oc?" "i want a picture of *insert oc here*" *throws link of their OC out* ":I I SUGGEST THIS"

Drink Tea <3
Teastream ONLINE by Octeapi
Teastream ONLINE
Decided to throw together one of these fun pictures, another way to let peeps know when I'm streaming! I got one for the offline as well that I'll switch out when I end my stream tonight!  

STREAMING TIME PEEPS

Doodles, comics, and moooooredance

  www.picarto.tv/live/channel.ph…

   
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Granny by Octeapi
Granny

A completed commission for a co-worker, he wanted an image of his deceased grandmother. A rather intimidating project I’ll admit.

When people ask for a relative, pet, or friend, especially one that has passed tend to have an expectation of what they reflected onto the images. Of how they perceived their loved ones in the past, even if the quality of the work is good. 

Its hard to capture that in an illustration, especially from an outsiders perspective. With any luck however, he’ll be pleased with this!

I can also say that this is my first full on painting piece I have done digitally. Would love to know what you guys think!
Should I do more like this, or stick to what I'm acquainted with already?


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The Scars of Aclahym: Page 1 and 2 by Octeapi
The Scars of Aclahym: Page 1 and 2
" Welcome to to grand city of Alcahym: an ancient metropolis dating back to the first Meridians whom ventured under Ephomeris' surface. It is the largest and most magnificent of the underground caverns carved out by the Sauvakians colonies. While it's population bolsters many, this short story is about one particular mischievous little Sauvakian with more heart than he has sense named Almaca.

Read along and glimpse into Almaca's past as we set out into one of the most influential moments of his life. Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real. What lurking dangers await little Almaca? Let's find out!"


And so it begins! I've been preparing a short mini comic for a few months now featuring Almaca's misadventures, a bit of his homeworld, and a introduction a several vital characters within his inner circle during his childhood.

I thought now was as good as time as any to begin posting. In the future I will be posting these pages singularly, however due to the lack of information, and stimulating content in the first page I decided to post these two together.

I do wonder though, what did widdle Alma get himself into? He seems rather glum compared to his usual smiley deposition...guess only time will tell!

I used a few new fonts which I will include here with links:
www.fontspace.com/skyhaven/str…
www.dafont.com/purple-tentacle…
www.dafont.com/anim-ace.font

Those are some wicked fonst guys so I'd totally recommend you look into them if you're interested!


Other Images of Almaca:
Meridian Cutiepatooties by OcteapiOne Man's Trash by Octeapi RUN BOY RUN by Octeapi Submerged by Octeapi Aquatic Curiosities by Octeapi 

All art and characters belong to Octeapi 
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Disgustingly Massive Art Dump #3 by Octeapi
Disgustingly Massive Art Dump #3
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REALLY BIG FREAKING FILE:: DOWNLOAD FOR BEST VIEW


Just a wee bit of proof for you guys that just because I am not posting art, doesn't mean I am not working on it. Some of these are pretty old, but a majority of the art here has been done in the last few months. I actually have more but I suppose I'll save those for when I do my next giant art dump, whenever that is going to be in the foreseeable future. 

Some of the images I included in here were WIP's and I hope to finish in the future so don't be surprised to see the completed version popping up at some point. 

All art and most of the characters belong to Octeapi
The photos at the bottom were generously given to me during a stream by the artists to let me draw. SO obviously they own their own face. 
Skulli, Voq, among others in this belong to Joydroid
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“As far as her mom was concerned, tea fixed everything. Have a cold? Have some tea. Broken bones? There's a tea for that too. Somewhere in her mother's pantry, Laurel suspected, was a box of tea that said, 'In case of Armageddon, steep three to five minutes'.”
― Aprilynne Pike, Illusions

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Ravenpuff Featured By Owner 3 days ago
And you persona becomes reality happyplace.someecards.com/hair…
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Octeapi Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Digital Artist
OhmydearlordINEEDthis... 
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Ravenpuff Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Thought so =D
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Pucca2000 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I'm sorry for practically spamming you with a ton of Favortires, but your artwork is absolutely breathtaking. I just love it. 
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Octeapi Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Don'tcha worry about it!! 
Its flattering to know someone enjoys viewing my art! Fav away, no worries about it botherin me <3
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Pucca2000 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
:) 
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Kovyx Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XDD i love the quote in the above box
"in case of armageddon, steep three to five minutes" that's fucking wonderful~

but anyway, just cuz i felt perhaps it would make you smile.. you're literally my idol with art. i legitimately have a list thing on my phone, and one of the bullet things says "draw like that evil tea drinker". i love attending your streams [on the rare chances i get], and i just... ahh, you're just amazing~ X3
have a nice day sweetheart ouo
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Octeapi Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Digital Artist
*SNORT* Yes, that is my goal to be that person. You find tea everywhere. No food in the kitchen, just tea. 

Honestly, I was so touched by this message I had no clue how to respond to it. It is unbelievably flattering to hear someone say that they consider me an artistic idol. I mean, I'm just a goof drawing away in her room most of the time. To hear that kind of thing is not something I ever expected, and I am so completely and utterly honored that you view me in that way. 
Thank you for letting me know, it really made my day. 
And you know, I'm positive that if you keep working at your art, and drawing, just doing what you enjoy you'll probably be even better of an artist than me someday. Just keep working at it, you'll get there.
Have a lovely day. :heart:
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oboroten Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
Thanks for the fave.
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Octeapi Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Digital Artist
of course!
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