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Help a fellow deviant out? :dalove: I want to upgrade my group: TheHeartOfFashion to a Super Group, so it'll be much appreciated if you could donate a few points, if you're able. I'll check out your gallery, feature your work in my journal, and give you a few faves, comments, llamas, and maybe even a watch in return!

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Finding Myself as an Artist!

Journal Entry: Fri Sep 14, 2012, 6:21 AM
Status: FOUND.

I took a break from deviantART as you may have noticed, I needed to find myself, and develop my skills as a fashion illustrator. My internship with Jennifer Lilya helped immensely - I'll be grateful to her forever. She's helped me in so many ways; encouraging me to practice, sending me fashion illustration books, giving me an original of hers, advice (big sister and not) and most importantly, had confidence in my art, and believed in me when I didn't. I almost gave up my passion - and I wouldn't have had the awesome opportunities I've had lately. I don't want to brag, but lately I've been so happy and psyched to get my career going.

I'm glad to be back though - I can't wait to upload everything!! :dalove:

I just got back from NYC for New York Fashion Week, the school I'm interested in taking an online program for Illustration at was hosting their annual graduate show. Let me tell you it was amazing!! I fell in love, and have many new favourite designers now! I've been blogging about my whole trip and will post soon about the actual show! That's another thing I've been busy with; blogging. I've recently gone into it full-time and I'm lovin' it. I haven't had much time for socializing on dA unfortunately so my groups have suffered - and for that I'm sorry. I hope you guys will understand. I can't do everything on my plate at once, and running 4 groups on here, plus a blog, interning and regular life duties just got to be too much! I'm still going to try and fix up the groups & get back on a regular schedule with them. So don't worry!

The tickets for the show were free, I won them - I just had to write a 100 word essay on my passion for fashion which was easy!! I was so excited to win them and be there. It was my first fashion show. Oh, and guess what? I met Fern Mallis - the wonderful lady who created NYFW!! I got her autograph after freaking out a little. :la: I also won a Project Runway book through twitter, which is what I got her to autograph in. I'm hoping to get Nina Garcia, Michael Kors, Austin Scarlett, and Althea Harper to sign their names in it as well. I would highly recommend this book, it's awesome!! (especially if you want to learn more about the designers/judges/etc - it's a good read!)

Networking in NYC was amazing, I rocketed out of my shell and just talked to anyone and everyone, which is what you have to do within reason! (obviously don't talk to some people!) I made amazing contacts and now have a fan club in New York - I'm ecstatic. Not only that, I'm now a mentor to a lovely high school student. She's adorable, I hope I can help her out!

Anyways that's it for now! I hope everyone's summer has treated them well!

Keep smiling! :heart:

  • Mood: dA Love
  • Listening to: Air Conditioner = love!!
  • Watching: Project Runway!!
  • Drinking: Water

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Natalie Brooke
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I'm 21 years old and have a love for all things vintage!

I adore Audrey Hepburn, Art, Oldies, B&W movies, Shopping (a little too much!), Dreaming, Drawing, Creating things, Blogging, Fashion, Journalling, Decorating, etc. I have a blog @ www.nataliebrooke.wordpress.co… - It would be amazing if you could check it out. (: Have a great day and never stop smiling! Formerly known as cool-thatsme. Hah.


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Soy medio Español, y vivo en Canadá. Supe mucho más Español cuando fui más joven pero lo perdí todo. ¿Este verano que mi objetivo es de aprenderlo otra vez, me desea suerte? (:
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Neumatic Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haaaaaapy birthday!
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ComicBookGuy Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013
It's been a loooong time. <3
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Neumatic Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday!
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PetiteBubu Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello there! Nice to meet you! ;D
I've seen you have lot of creativity and you love creating dresses. Are you interested in a "design an outfit" contest as well? If you do, I'm holding one just now :D
Thanks for reading.
Have a nice day! :heart:
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IsaacMonster Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
none of the admins have done anything in the group for a long time, so maybe its time to close the group.
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birthdays Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012
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:iconyourocksonicplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!

:iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo: :iconheartballoonplz: :iconforyouplz:

It's September 18th th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

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ice-or-fire Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Hello!:iconhappybirthdaycakeplz:
Happy [early] birthday!
Hope your birthday blossoms into lots of dreams come true!
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hikimedia Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
hey sweetie,
haven't heard from you for a looong time! how are you?
still doing fashion designs? I hope so =)
hugs,
martin
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E-Ocasio Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012   Artist
Just dropped by because I saw your name in the group Menswear. You couldn't join at the time it says. I am the only one posting designs there!

Lovely works you have!:heart:
Keep up the great work, had to give you a llama badge, is well deserved.
Bye.:)
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3leanorMarshall Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012
Your designs are FABULOUS!!!~ <3 you~
Keep up the GREAT work!!
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