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(x-posted from my website)

Hi all,

I have some fantastic news to share - the second volume of Chemical Blue has now been completed and printed! I'm sure there'll be more information from Sweatdrop Studios about it soon - but in the meantime, if you are going to London Comic-Con this October, it'll be available from Sweatdrop stall, and later on you can buy it online in the Sweatdrop shopand on Amazon!
I'm so happy I finished this story, it's been such a massive part of my life for so long. I feel like I've unlocked a tremendous achievement! (Although, on a personal level, I'll have an even bigger achievement to unlock in a few days' time T_T) Volume 2 has taken quite a few years to make, in-between kids, jobs, house moves etc. but I feel really happy that I persevered with it and never gave up on the story and characters. They are as real to me as any IRL people I know, and I love them to bits (so much that I even named my daughter after the protagonist :)) So please so check out the book if you can! Thanks ~*


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United Kingdom
Current Residence: United Kingdom
Favourite genre of music: Folk, Rock, Russian Rock, Russian indie, some J-pop
Favourite style of art: Semirealism
Favourite cartoon character: Amalthea (The Last Unicorn), Kaolla Su (Love Hina)

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barneyjones123 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
PS: there is a webcomic which has tg elements its called mental rift and its at unit1138's gallery today…
Also a comic commissioned by me but drawn by mentalcrash herself its called fair similarities and it romance element you like  you can make a fan art if you want after you see it :…

barneyjones123 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
your shojo mangas are nice 
Southrobin Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013
Your stamp tutorial is featured here! [link]
Thank you :hug:
erzanightshade Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
excuse me IrinaR. Can you make a stamp for me? I am having difficulty in making stamps. The stamp is for my group.
If you can help me make a stamp, here are the pictures.
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Thank you very much if you can help me make the stamp!!

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hybrias Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
glad to see your doing well :) im back on the internet now :)

its amazing to see the difference in your work over the years congrats!
Freakova Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist
Happy Birthday! :party::cake: Have a good day~
ppgrainbow Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday! :party:
TheSaltyMonster Featured By Owner May 1, 2012
Your stamp animation tutorial has been featured in my "So you think you can Stamp?" journal :XD:

Please Enjoy! And thank you for the amazing resource! :la:
irinarichards Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Professional General Artist
Oh man O_O thank you so much!
TheSaltyMonster Featured By Owner May 1, 2012
Welcome <333
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