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In the near future, I feel like making small plushies to sell who's profits will be donated. What should it be? 

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Jessica Brommit
Artist | Student | Artisan Crafts
Canada
I'm a geek who loves to craft and cosplay (since 2007, more "seriously" since about 2011 and competing since 2012, and currently at Artisan level), and went to fashion school with a dream job of making gorgeous costumes for stage/screen for a living (or, happy cosplayers who want top-notch stuff). SO, Whimsical Squid Creations is here to show my business and hobby of nerdy crafting! This is my account for Artist Alley crafts, photos of commissions, and my cosplay photos both finished and in-progress. My other handle is ShinobiXikyu, though I never log in that dA account anymore, and same name with my Cosplay.com that I post most of my cosplay-related stuff on too (very actively! I prefer forums to facebook. If you want to see my daily musings, crafting help and opinions, check there). I should mention too, I'm an Aspie, formally diagnosed in 2004. Thanks obsessive tendencies, you make cosplaying and running my own crafty business the perfect thing for me!

Also, I took nine years of French (Canadian school system), am actively studying German and I'm fascinated by languages in general. Feel free to comment in your native language! Just don't be offended if I have to respond back in English or I conjugate my verbs badly.

(My cosplay.com, since the website bar now has my storenvy in it.:P www.cosplay.com/member/113158/ )
I have a facebook too for my crafting and announcing my Artist tables at upcoming conventions, but it's basically the same content as on here. www.facebook.com/Whimsical-Squ…

I'm also a geography nut, so I stuck this neat little "flag/country counter" in. Though it only goes up to 20 countries, and I'm definitely past that number, to my delight.
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 Alright, I'm in at Genrecon, so here's my big list and info!
Convention website: genrecon.com/
 The con is February 3-5 in Guelph, and the dealer's room hours are Friday 5-9, Saturday 10-7, and Sunday 11-6.
 I'm at table 21, no public floor plan available yet but I don't think it'll be a very large vendor room if they're in the same location as my first/last time attending. If it helps, I'm at an edge of the central island of tables.

And what I have available, priced lowest to highest:

 I take cash, and can accept paypal on my phone with a little patience. And my helper/smizmar :iconfurilas: will be with me, as always! See you there!
  • Listening to: Nothing
  • Reading: Nothing
  • Watching: Dragons: Defenders of Berk
  • Playing: Skyrim (HOLY CRAP I'M HOOKED)
  • Eating: Jasmine rice with lots of butter
  • Drinking: Chai tea

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Merry Xmas, Happy Hanukkah (According to Jewish friends, it hasn't started the same day as Xmas in a very long time!), and Happy Snoggletogg! I'll be home on the 2cnd so no photo uploads til then.
It's Fan Days Holiday Show and my birthday! Thanks everyone for birthday wishes, I'll try to respond through the day but it's a busy one.
 Lo and behold, I scored plain black minky fleece at my local fabric shop! Watch for new and improved Toothless cubes coming soon! And for the time being, my regular fleece Toothlesses will remain out of stock as said fabric shop is all out.
At Forest City Comicon all weekend! Review/updates resume Monday. Uuugh, 6 am wakeup...
Storenvy sale extended! Still have plenty left to move, and because the summer-long postal strike threat left a lot of people antsy about buying online, I'll keep the sale on for a while yet. 
I finally got around to editing my AN journal with my masquerade entry video! Only took three months... :P
Okay, I'm moved into the new apartment and set back up (and with internet) again. Hoping my new workshop setup works as well as my old one, and hopefully some new uploads will come again in the next week! August journal will be up on the 1st like usual.
Happy Canada Day! My monthly update journal goes up tomorrow.

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:iconzookiedragon:
ZookieDragon Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2016  Professional Artist
Thanks for the watch :)
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:iconwhimsicalsquidco:
WhimsicalSquidCo Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2016  Student Artisan Crafter
My pleasure! And question, are you thinking of putting a print/book collection together of your strips sometime? I'd love to buy a physical collection.
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ZookieDragon Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2016  Professional Artist
I am indeed! Volume one should be out early next year. Once we get into January I'll be posting more regular updates on it's progress :)
for more info see my most recent journal
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footlover2011 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016
HAPPY  BIRTHDAY
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:iconwhimsicalsquidco:
WhimsicalSquidCo Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016  Student Artisan Crafter
Thanks!
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TwilightIsFriendship Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016  Student General Artist
:iconpinkiehappyplz::iconsaysplz:Yay! We're here, everypony!
:iconhappytsplz::iconsaysplz:Phew, that wasn't long. I told you we could easily make it on hoof!
:iconstyle1plz::iconsaysplz:Speak for yourself, Twi, you didn't have to carry this cake! It's heavy, you know!
:iconpinkiebrilliantplz::iconsaysplz:Thank you for helping out, Dashie! I couldn't have settled for anything less, after all!
:iconfluttershy-plz::iconsaysplz:Hi... We're here to... wish you a happy birthday.
:iconpinkiesmileplz::iconsaysplz:You said it! Happy birthday!
:iconbrilliantpinkieplz::iconsaysplz:And what better way to say "happy birthday" than with a cake? :iconcakepinkplz:
:iconapple-jackplz::iconsaysplz:Why, with a real Apple family apple pie, of course! :iconapplepieplz:
:iconderpyhappyplz::iconsaysplz:With a muffin! Yay! :iconmlpmuffinplz:
:iconraritysmileplz::iconsaysplz:But these, while pleasant to give, mean little by themselves...
:iconrarityiscuteplz::iconsaysplz:What makes them meaningful are our wishes for you!
:iconpinkiesmile2plz::iconsaysplz:Exactly! And we wish for you to have a perfect birthday and a great year ahead of you!
:iconrainbowdashhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't fear any challenges you might face! No matter how bad it may seem, have faith in yourself and keep on being awesome!
:icontwilighthappyplz::iconsaysplz:And while at it, keep a level head and don't lose sight of what's important! Keep the magic of friendship alive in yourself!
:iconapplejackhappyplz::iconsaysplz:Remember your loved ones and friends, an' don't let little things an' worries get you down!
:iconspikethinkingplz::iconsaysplz:We hope that you'll find all you seek and be the best you can be!
:iconrarityjoyplz::iconsaysplz:Don't forget to respect yourself! You're the best at being you, so stay true to what you really are!
:iconflutterpweezeplz::iconsaysplz:And we hope that you'll be at peace with yourself, too... and that the year ahead will be peaceful for you.
:iconpinkiewinkplz::iconsaysplz:And throughout all that, have fun! It isn't fun if you don't have any, after all, and fun it should be!
:iconpinkiepartyplz::iconsaysplz:Just like today! Party on!
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WhimsicalSquidCo Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016  Student Artisan Crafter
Yay! Thanks!
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unbridledmuse Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not going to be on here tomorrow, so I wanted to wish you an early Happy Birthday Jessica!! :party:PARTY HARD 



I hope you have a beautiful day! :iconflowerthnxplz:
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WhimsicalSquidCo Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016  Student Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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:iconunbridledmuse:
unbridledmuse Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome! :huggle:
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