Archive for November, 2010

It’s Vintage, Dear~

Posted by: Ms Ayain Ms Aya's Papers, Tutorials
16
Nov
Ms Aya | Sheep

Mood: Hyper!

Good afternoon~!

Do you like the new blog layout~?

Looks very much like a diary, doesn’t it? (Laughs)

Many thanks to the awesome designer who created this lovely theme~!

For Blogspot users, you too can use this theme so do check out by clicking the above link. ↑

Well…The purpose of this blog entry is to share with you some goodies~

If you would like to give some of your photos the vintage and photo aging effect, I’ve found some really good and easy Photoshop tutorials that can guide you. <^ε^>

What I meant by the ‘Vintage‘ look is as shown as beneath. ↓

Vintage and Photo Aging Effect

(Laughs nervously) My first batch of self-made vintage photos… <^-^>lll

Will certainly try to make nicer ones in the future~! <^v^>/

Anyway…

Just so you can see the difference, here are the raw photos (before editing). ↓

It doesn’t take long to convert plain images to stunning and marvelous vintage photos. All it takes is some adjustments to the colors (make it yellowish) and then apply some layers of textures to the image.

For proper instructions, do check out the tutorials beneath~! ↓

Let’s say you are quite lazy to go through all the links above, then just pick 1 of the thumbnails will do. <^w^>/

Most important of all, you will need textures to create such effects.

For a start, you can download some textures from here:

Do check out this user’s DA for she has really nice artworks as well! ↑

So…

I hope the links above are useful and if you have done any nice vintage photos…Sheep would like to see them~ (Laughs)

Now, excuse sheep…In a hurry to leave soon. Going to watch Unstoppable later~ ↓ (Grins)

When I first saw the poster, I thought this movie only has 2 people starring in it. But after watching the trailer…It seems more than that…So yea..

See you later~!

Latest Artwork~!

Posted by: Ms Ayain Ms Aya's Papers
13
Nov
Ms Aya | Sheep

Mood: Hyper!

Good afternoon~!

Sheep is still very genki at the moment and if this goes on any longer — sheep could be a nuisance to everyone!

The culprit behind this genki power is —- unknown…I too have no idea where this positive energy was transmitted from! <^-^>lll

Supposed you are feeling down all of the sudden, it could be — Sheep has stolen your source of happiness. Truly sorry and didn’t mean to!

Oh yes, the other night..I drew a picture and said it will be posted, didn’t I?

Well here you go~ ↓

The idea and technique was inspired by Yoh’s Monochrome World!

You should go check out her gallery; her drawings are fabulous and extremely detailed! Definitely a work of a meticulous hand!

I struggled to draw the lines on the hair and despite its completion…feel there is something missing out…and the lines are too crooked, ne?

Alrighty, got to go now~ I hear thunder and …I smell smoke… <o_o>

Report later~ Toodles!

UPDATE! [5:26pm, Saturday]

Don’t be alarmed! The smoke came from one of my neighbors (Golden’s house). The woman was burning some stuff…Wow…The thunder was rumbling very loudly and viciously…dare she come out and do her burning at such a time? Mmm….. <u__u>

Well then…It’s evening now. You all must be having a good Saturday time, huh? Hanging out with friends.

Very well. This is Ms Aya, wishing you all have a good weekend~♥ <^ε^>/

Ms Aya | Sheep

Mood: Hyper!

Good morning, everyone!

Short entry here! <^∀^>/

First of all, my apologies *again* for the eyesore “Bandwidth Exceeded” banners all over this blog. There’s really nothing I can do about it… Although I can pay a fee to upgrade my Photobucket account to Pro as they insist however — let’s not consider this an option, ok? (Laughs nervously)

Sheep is too stingy to pay anyone money! <-__->

Anyway… As mentioned in my tweets earlier, regarding a stupid cockroach that came out of nowhere while I was eating Mcdonald’s pan cakes…

I just want to tell you — Damn! Ridsect is bloody effective in killing cockroaches, almost instantly~☆! ↓

You don’t have to spray so much as though you’re fogging the whole house, don’t have to follow the stupid cockroach all over the place to make sure its dead and then clean up after its trail of yellow-greenie goo!

Just Ridsect the bugger (it will somehow J-walk a little bit) and there — it’s upside down, dead and ready to be swept away into the bin! <^∀^>/

If the pest is still somehow kicking, that’s about as much as it does — it kicks a little bit but at least — not crawl everywhere.

Bloody useful tool to have in the house~☆!

Well…If you are too stingy or don’t trust such a weapon..there’s always slippers and newspapers to smack the roaches. (Laughs)

- The END -

PS: Flying cockroaches are scary, don’t you think so? Have you been assaulted by one before? (Shivers)

Mood: Swinging

Great day, everyone~!

We’re now in the month of November and pretty soon, we’ll be celebrating for the coming year! But let’s hold that on and first, greet our fellow Scorpios and early Sagittarius — Happy birthday~

Wow….November…soon December comes and it will be the end of 2010. And then it’s 2011. <—ω—>≈

This year, newly weds were nuts over the 10/10/10 date. Priorly, it was 9/9/9, 8/8/8 and so on. (they are just numbers, in my opinion..). Well 2012 will be the last time we’ll ever hear of this nonsense (ok, beautiful and fated numbers to some of you) unless all of the sudden there’s such thing as 13/13/13.

So next year is going to be very intense…Can you imagine newly weds squaring off in the Registrar of Marriage to destine themselves on 11/11/11?

Usually, 3 types of people are in this bandwagon:

  1. whoever’s birthday falls on that date
  2. gamblers who bet numbers at Toto/Magnum
  3. couples who are about to get married

…Marriage… (Laughs)

A few days ago, my mother’s friend gave me this book. ↓

We were former neighbors so she sort of know that my social life is crap. <^-^>lll

She has 2 grown up daughters of her own and she does worry about their love life a lot. It seems that her daughters are too busy working and they just can’t find a suitable man to bring home and proudly introduce to their family.

My mother is beginning to worry about mine too. (Laughs)

I do wonder why is it so difficult for some of us (men and women) to find The One. Is it because the time is not right? We are not riped? We are searching the wrong places? Wrong person?

Ladies…You think you know what kind of man you want as your hubby. You must have written out a whole book (or shall we say ‘manual’) on what you want him to be, do, look like and so on. In the most lame way of saying, you ‘customize’ him. <—ω—>≈

And gentlemen, you know darn well the kind of woman you’d like to have cooking and supporting you always by your side.

I wonder…by thinking that we know what or who we want..is that enough as a map to help us look for The One… <u__u>

[ . . . ]

Baa~

What’s with this topic?

We’re still young, aren’t we? <^v^>/ Ladies..Our biological clocks aren’t due so soon anyway. <^x^>lll

Truthfully…I don’t see myself whisking down the aisl —- I don’t even know what it’s called (and whether ‘whisking’ can be used here). It would be a lie if I told you I don’t dream of love. I do and it does get me riled up like a little child running inside the candy store.

But dreams are dreams; they are perfect in the mind however in reality, it’s a fucking a myth.

This, I blame romance novels and poets for injecting false beliefs into our heads! <`A´>/

ROAR!!!

Anyway —

Speaking of parents worrying for their children’s love life…

Don’t you find it funny that when you were schooling, your parents forbid you from getting into a relationship and now that you are older, they are pushing you to get started with your love life?

Some of you may have very open minded parents who will chill with whatever you’re up to regardless of your age. For some…you have strict parents who would interrogate you each time you receive a phone call from ‘a friend’ ?

(Laughs) How many of you here have strict parents and liberal ones, I wonder.

And if you want to express about your parents being overly protective, go right ahead. Sheep won’t inform your parents what you have written. Hohohoho~ ← The “Cannot-be-trusted” face. (Laughs)

Mine is pretty liberal and they didn’t have to worry about me coming home with a guy. Such an obedient sheep, ne?

さてっと~Sheep should be making her move now. <^-^>

Everyone, have a good day~

PS: If somehow..Sheep is able to find and marry her beloved bishie  — IF! Do you suppose sheep can make it for 11/11/11? Or maximum — 12/12/12? <o_o>