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  • Mood: Depressed
  • Listening to: Lazerhawk - A promise
  • Reading: Figure it out (a drawing book)
  • Watching: nothing at the moment
  • Playing: Ace combat Infinity
  • Eating: was dinner
  • Drinking: water
Does anyone even read these? maybe I should ...also actually reply when I can

I'll just get the comission part out of the way first, some mild swearing ahead.

I've wanted to try and build my art abilities more and then start to consider being up for doing comissions, but it seems like I'm stuck in a feedback loop and I may as well take a risk to do something different less I continue to fall deeper into a hole.

I'll be upfront, I'm still FAR from being decent with drawing humans/anthros, it dosen't help that while a fellow artist meant well with his words, I'm frankly just not confident enough to try...and rebuilding that confdience will take some time.

I know that cars, espeically on FA is a niche to say the fucking least, but it's what I can do apart from backgrounds. I will be giving an overview of what I can do, via a demostration piece that I hope to post sooner than later, but we'll see.

It hinges a lot on if people are even remotely intrested or not, of course it helps to be a bit more active online. But given my state of mind and how I've been, and past conversations, I've been heavily discouraged to try

But I might try none the less.

We'll see...

I want to note that I haven't forgotten about the art trades I owe others, ...I'm trying to get to it but it's been taking so fucking long, and I feel like an asshole as such...sure life is in the way but that whole 'nothing is an excuse including DEATH' is a mentality I can't quite shake much as it pisses me off at the same time.

...I'm doing what I can even if I'm wanting to break skulls every step of the way.

I was going to post a ranting journal, but who's going to actually read that?

I'll just put a quick summary to say, I'm still depressed, bitter, and angry, try as I may to do what I can. But a constant series of setbacks and reminders about how easy it is for things to go wrong, regardless of what precautions I take, has left me at times wondering why I even fucking try...

"momma told me there be days like this but I'm PISSED, cause it stays like this!' - Tu pac, 'I don't give a fuck' 
Gran Turismo 6 A sports car and supercar by rossriders
Gran Turismo 6 A sports car and supercar
Nearly 20 years ago...

I was in a library, when I came across a book among many about cars. It was a simple children's book and given I was a child back then, it was more than likely suited for someone like me then, and dare I say for children even today, even if some of the cars presented are not exactly being driven in droves as of today.

Of course there would already be some exceptions out the gate and it's these two cars.

I can't recall the exact color of the corvette, but the book defined the C4 as a 'sports car' while the Ferrari F40 as a supercar, and I recalled the latter as being red.

But it was one among several things that held an influence, although to be more specific, these two machines were then and even now dream machines for me.

The book never specified which Corvette, it just said it went to 180mph, and knowing what I know of cars now, and of the C4 generation, that C4 was with no doubt the ZR-1.

It was and still is an all time favorite and a 'hero car' to me, it's both an expression of how this model of car has evolved over time, but is also a major deviation, given among other things, it's engine.

No other corvette has had a DOHC motor, the LT5, which was designed by Lotus, a few motors for the ZR-1 probably were Lotus manufactured, but a great many others were handled by Mercury Marine. The 32 valve DOHC powerhouse had ratings between 375-405 depending on source. Road and Track had gotten it up to 178mph...180 is probably not out of the question if not higher.

Then there's the F40, which even today can be seen as still modern in spite of being as old as it is. In some ways it's age shows (as to many cars sooner or later no matter how hard some strive to be ultramodern if not futureproofed to some degree), yet it still does a many things as good as if not better than a number of modern cars.

But in fairness, this machine was built in quite a unique context, and like the ZR-1 is a bit of a deviant of it's own, because turbo charging and Ferrari didn't go together much...to be fair Turbocharging at least on a major level didn't pick up real steam until the very late 1970's, 1980s, baring obvious exceptions such as the Porsche 930.

It was Enzo's last car...and while I know a game is a game, having tried this car in GT5, GT6 and Asseto Corsa, I found it to be very agile, and even with the delay in engine response with the turbo, can still pull well in a gear higher than what may be asked for in a situation.

It's a car I've drawn more than any other...and I'm surprised I haven't drawn the corevtte as much given how gamewise...I've driven it (Virtually since again, kinda hard to get a chance to drive on IRL in my case) a LOT...depending on what corvette per game.

Rambling aside...glad I was able to make something to include both of em...well not really since again GT6 photomode is a lot easier to place cars together compared to GT5 (which had no such capacity, you had to photoshop), ...I may get to an actual drawing but time will tell.
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BMW Z4 GT3/GTD by rossriders
BMW Z4 GT3/GTD
The BMW Z4 GT3/GTD E89. Introduced to replace the E92 BMW M3, and having quite an interesting, if not impressive racing record all over the world. I don't know if the GTE/GTLM can count as much an extension, but then again I may look more into that.

This is tuner motorsport (one of two anyway), GT3, that took part in both the United sports car Championship in 2014, as well as the Pirelli World Challenge.

Hope you all like.
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VW Polo WRC 2014 by rossriders
VW Polo WRC 2014
A 2nd attempt at drawing the VW Polo WRC. It's better compared to my last time, I still need to do better.
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rossriders
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Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
Current Residence: US of A
Favourite genre of music: Rock, Techno, Rap/hip-hop, Jazz, etc
Favourite photographer: See 'Favorite artists'...
Favourite style of art: I have far too many to name...
Operating System: Mac OSX and Windows XP
MP3 player of choice: Winamp and I- tunes
Shell of choice: Whatever gets the job done...
Wallpaper of choice: Whatever I feel like putting on...
Skin of choice: The one I have on my body already
Favourite cartoon character: Kou Uraki (Gundam 0083), Fujiwara Takumi, (Initial D), Bruce Wane (batman)
Personal Quote: If you can't say anything right. Don't say anything...wait I've just said something..
Interests
  • Mood: Depressed
  • Listening to: Lazerhawk - A promise
  • Reading: Figure it out (a drawing book)
  • Watching: nothing at the moment
  • Playing: Ace combat Infinity
  • Eating: was dinner
  • Drinking: water
Does anyone even read these? maybe I should ...also actually reply when I can

I'll just get the comission part out of the way first, some mild swearing ahead.

I've wanted to try and build my art abilities more and then start to consider being up for doing comissions, but it seems like I'm stuck in a feedback loop and I may as well take a risk to do something different less I continue to fall deeper into a hole.

I'll be upfront, I'm still FAR from being decent with drawing humans/anthros, it dosen't help that while a fellow artist meant well with his words, I'm frankly just not confident enough to try...and rebuilding that confdience will take some time.

I know that cars, espeically on FA is a niche to say the fucking least, but it's what I can do apart from backgrounds. I will be giving an overview of what I can do, via a demostration piece that I hope to post sooner than later, but we'll see.

It hinges a lot on if people are even remotely intrested or not, of course it helps to be a bit more active online. But given my state of mind and how I've been, and past conversations, I've been heavily discouraged to try

But I might try none the less.

We'll see...

I want to note that I haven't forgotten about the art trades I owe others, ...I'm trying to get to it but it's been taking so fucking long, and I feel like an asshole as such...sure life is in the way but that whole 'nothing is an excuse including DEATH' is a mentality I can't quite shake much as it pisses me off at the same time.

...I'm doing what I can even if I'm wanting to break skulls every step of the way.

I was going to post a ranting journal, but who's going to actually read that?

I'll just put a quick summary to say, I'm still depressed, bitter, and angry, try as I may to do what I can. But a constant series of setbacks and reminders about how easy it is for things to go wrong, regardless of what precautions I take, has left me at times wondering why I even fucking try...

"momma told me there be days like this but I'm PISSED, cause it stays like this!' - Tu pac, 'I don't give a fuck' 

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Thanks for the watch :hug:
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Thanks for the watch!
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Thank You very much for the fave!!! :D (Big Grin) 
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Thanks for the watch! It's greatly appreciated. :3
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Thanks for adding me to your DevWatch :)
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I thank you for the birthday wish! Lateness Shmatenesh
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Thank you so very much for the watch, I'm honored you think my work is worth it. I hope to do business with you someday.
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Thanks for the faves! :D
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