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Birthday Caek Tiems!
So, while I was working on a project for my upcoming devmeet in Vancouver, I thought I'd let everyone in on the fun, no matter if you are local or not!
Here's the deal:
For dA's tenth birthday I am planning to create a large cake collage! For this purpose I have created seven cake outlines for you to use!

And now for the best part: You can win one of three 3 month premium memberships! All entries will be entered to win!
Here are the official rules:
:bulletgreen: Download one or more of the provided cake templates. You can either print it out and color it with markers, watercolors, pencils, add stickers and glitter, then scan or photograph it and upload it to dA. OR you can use your favorite digital program to open the file and color/decorate it. If you like, draw your own cake from scratch! Go
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Call on Dolly :icondaniellefergusonld:DanielleFergusonLD 7 0 I know a dark secluded place :icondaniellefergusonld:DanielleFergusonLD 4 2 An old Friend :iconrabbit888:rabbit888 17 6 Moksha :icongndrfck:gndrfck 9 4 Summer Wine :iconevil1302:Evil1302 35 8 Pride melt down :iconmisssevenn:MissSevenn 21 7 Vandergelder's Hay and Feed :icondaniellefergusonld:DanielleFergusonLD 6 12 Hello, Dolly Harmonia Graden2 :icondaniellefergusonld:DanielleFergusonLD 3 8 Hello, Dolly Harmonia Garden :icondaniellefergusonld:DanielleFergusonLD 6 12
One of the Guys
I'm Just one of the guys
Hair up, eyeliner doesn't count,
Loose hoodies, short nails,
Jeans and Chucks have never failed.
I'm just one of the guys,
Friday nights D&D
fighting over whose house it's gonna be
never really matters to me.
I'm just one of the guys,
x-box live, hacker type,
Spf 80, and paintball at night
some girls just don't get this life.
I'm just one of the guys,
falling for one is never the plan
but when you know one so well
it's hard ground to stand.
I'm just one of the guys,
which is why I've never tried
I'm to strong to cry
atleast in their eyes
I'm just one of the guys,
most other girls are like barbies?
No, you just never thougt to try me,
cause i'm just another one of the guys.
:icondaniellefergusonld:DanielleFergusonLD 3 3
simeon pola :icongentlemencorpse:gentlemenCorpse 2 11 polabot. :icongentlemencorpse:gentlemenCorpse 2 7 our youth :iconlaserlux:LaserLux 38 4
Happy Birthday
what do you say when there is nothing left
nothing to celebrate nothing to rejoice about
where is the light
when the candles are blown out
how does it stop
when will it end
the earth keeps moving
and the sun still shines
the universe is still there
and time hasn't stopped
but we are still standing still
without gravity to catch us
How do you celebrate a birth, a life
when it always ends in death
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Alone :iconprperold:prperold 124 32


Confidence Pants

Fri Apr 1, 2011, 12:38 PM
Hello! It has been a while, hasn't it? If you are a major nerd like I am, then on your random tours on SparkNotes you have seen that it is Confidence Pants week. What are confidence pants? Well, they are quite similar to "big girl panties" in that they are not literal, but people generally know what you mean. Confidence pants are supposed to be "worn" when you need to be confident about something. I recently put on my confidence pants and did something out of my comfort zone and even though I didn't get the results that I desired, it gave me a really good feeling, so I suggest to all of you to put on your confidence pants and go for something that you might not normally. If you would like to read some of the Confidence Pants articles, here is a handy, dandy link:

In other news, Theater season is over for a bit. This year, my school's spring musical  was Oklahoma! When I heard Oklahoma I was thinking that it was going to be terrible and that it would totally suck. However, I actually had a really good time. There were plenty of sexual innuendos to fill the "Power Row" (that's what we call our light/sound booth) quota, the characters were cast very well (complete with an Indian Curly aka Chocolate Cowboy), and I felt like I actually had things to contribute to the show. There was only two things that disappointed me during the show. 1. The fact that we have square and circle lighting instruments and it was a bitch to create a clean wash.and 2. I wish I could have done the opening scene differently. Now, there is a story behind that one. So, my co-lighting manager, Keri, and I had this really awesome sunrise that we had planned out and we had talked it over with our technical director. But one of the days previous to setting up the lighting, there was a different drop being used for the opening scene. This drop was quite intricate and had details on it that would have made our sunrise look really random and stupid. We were told that "Big Blue" was going to be used. When our faces turned from confusion to problem solving we  came up with a few alternatives to the drop system, so that out sunrise would still be beautiful and amazingly awesome. We talked to the stage manager and the directors and the decision was that the barn/hill drop had to stay and we would have to figure out a new sunrise. This was a face-palm moment for me. We had ordered this cool gobo, the sweetest gel technique ever,  and had the designs all drawn up and in a few minutes they wouldn't happen. Eventually, we still got to use the gobo and the fancy gel, but it wasn't what I had envisioned and although it looked alright and the audience got the point, I wish I could have done it differently.
So, now you want to know what we were going to do, am I right? Well, are plan was to use strip lights to create a basic orangish wash on the drop that would fade as it reached the bottom. Then there would be our light on the floor a few feet in front of the drop (they didn't want lights too far downstage, because they wanted Curly silhouetted), and in that light there would be a sun gobo and a mixed gel of dark reds and dark oranges. Next there would be a light on the second electric that would have a cloud gobo in it and a dark yellow. medium yellow mixed gel in it. I'm not sure if that description is as vivid as the image in my mind (probably not), but I if you are a lighting person, you probably get at least a gist.

So, what else is going on? Not much, honestly. I am the event planner for my local 24 Hour Theater this year. I have been applying for a whole bunch of scholarships as a Junior (including an ELT one, for those who know what that is), and now I'm on Spring Break. I don't have very many plans, except for visiting a few colleges and volunteering at a local Pride and Joy event, but I'm sure I will enjoy the relaxation. Oh, but I do wish that it would be a little more Spring-y around here! Snow is not the appropriate spring weather.

I hope all is going well,
Hi. Hug. Bye. :aww:

  • Listening to: Comatose- Julia Nunes
  • Reading: Outliers
  • Playing: Sims 3
  • Eating: Taquitos


Elika Kikani
Artist | Student | Photography
United States
Favourite genre of music: Broadway Musical
Favourite photographer: Irving Penn
Favourite style of art: Theater
Operating System: Windows
MP3 player of choice: iPod Touch
Favourite cartoon character: Gir, Hello Kitty, Ariel, and Reptar.
Personal Quote: "*Laughter*"



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Winterybreeze Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thanks for the fav ;)
HiHugBye Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011  Student Photographer
zapfino Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2011  Professional General Artist
Hey, thanks for the :+fav:s on TRYING - SR and TRYING - cad
I appreciate it! :)
HiHugBye Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2011  Student Photographer
They are amazing! Thanks for sharing!
sussfellnap Featured By Owner May 3, 2011
thanks very much for the fav. ciao
HiHugBye Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Student Photographer
You're welcome! :D
panda-jamican-pie Featured By Owner May 2, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
HiHugBye Featured By Owner May 2, 2011  Student Photographer
Hello! How have you been?
panda-jamican-pie Featured By Owner May 2, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've been great! I'm almost finished with my freshmen year of college, and decided which of my watchers were still active. And I also wanted to reconnect with friends~ How have you been?
HiHugBye Featured By Owner May 3, 2011  Student Photographer
Sounds great! I am doing well. IB finals are crazy and I am counting the days until summer!
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