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In May or something this year I saw Disney's Frozen and I got stuck right away by that beautiful song in the intro. You know, this one:



Next choir rehearsal, I immediately played it for our choir leader and told her we HAD to sing it for the next Christmas concert (considering the song that's sung in the second half is a very common Christmas carol in Sweden (even though it's sung in Norwegian in this clip)). And - believe it or not - today she actually brought us the notes for this exact arrangement of this beautiful piece of music, and we're going to perform it at said Christmas concert in a month. Awesome!

…I'm the lowest alto though, which means I'll be repeating the part that is heard in the beginning over and over again. But I don't mind too much for it being repetitive, as long as the outcome's this great, with the rest of the altos and sopranos doing their parts.

:heart:I love Christmas carols:heart:

//Denice
Yep, that's right! 

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The title says something along the ways of Yes, there are women/girls who are gamers - here we are!
And the article itself is basically about this whole debate on whether it's true or false that 48% of gamers worldwide are not men. Because even though there's been statistics showing numbers similar to this one, some people still find it hard to believe, or simply don't want to believe it. 

The whole gaming debate has been pissing me off lately, there's too much discrimination and sexism and stupid threats going on at the moment, and I felt I really needed to show where I stand, in this case by signing my name in that huge bunch of names (401, to be precise) that are written in the bottom of the article. I'm a gamer, and I'm a woman, no matter what anyone says, and that's that!

PS. Even got the honour of being included in one of the photos at the top. I'm in the third row in the middle column. Can't wait to see this in print tomorrow!

//Denice
I've come to realize this as of late. When you submit a deviation here, you decide whether or not it should have a mature content tag. Deviantart has listed a lot of subjects that you need filters for: sexual, gore etc.

What puzzles me though, is the tag for "nudity". I read the FAQ about it, and I find the text pretty fuzzy and unclear. What does Deviantart classify as "nude art", as in, what parts of the body should be "covered" with clothes etc. if the deviation should not go under a mature content tag.

Can someone here help me out, please?
Just a quick update on what's going on, art wise. Right now I'm drawing an illustration for :iconkalinka-shadows:'s Zelda crossover fan fiction (I haven't forgotten about it, don't you worry!). After that, we'll see what I'll come up with. I found some sketches lying around at home, that I'd decided to save because I liked them so much at the moment. Maybe I will scan them and do some digital colouring in Photoshop (for once). Also have a small project in mind that goes under the lines of unsexualising oversexualised video game characters, proving that something doesn't have to look offensive to look good and attractive:) (I've been having this idea in mind to make my OWN version of Cia from Hyrule Warriors ever since I first saw her) More tips on characters whose design you think are over the top, may it be male or female or neither, let me know.

//Denice
Sonya the steampunk imp by ITAFTRS
Sonya the steampunk imp
This is my entry for :icondettankarmen7:'s contest. The whole idea of designing a character for him plus the words steampunk and imp really got me into this. So here we go with a background story:

This old lady is Sonya. She's quite the old yet quite the wise (those two oftentimes go hand-in-hand) - and sometimes cranky - imp lady. Her knowledge revolves especially within the technical and mechanical field (hence the cog wheel on her hat and the stripe pattern on her dress). She's got a weakness though, and that be her long tail. Ah, that gruesome thing! So - just like the mythical mining wife from old Scandinavian folk lore - she tucks it in, and hides it at the back of her dress (hence the bump). And don't you dare make any remarks or comments about it, because then she'll give you a swap on the head with that umbrella of hers!

She decides to join up with the other rebels in the alliance because she's getting fed up with how Yusar and these other twerps rule the empire. Because Sonya is a lady of peace (well, despite the umbrella case stated above), who'd rather work her way through a conflict or problem using her mouth and brains than using muscle power or murder weapons. She wants to make this a safe world for her grand children and great grand children to grow up in, and thinks she can contribute to the rest of the group, by means of her big brain capacity and understanding of how mechanics and machines work. She's determined to give something good to this world before her age gives in and she passes over to the next.

That's it regarding that! Hope you like!
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In May or something this year I saw Disney's Frozen and I got stuck right away by that beautiful song in the intro. You know, this one:



Next choir rehearsal, I immediately played it for our choir leader and told her we HAD to sing it for the next Christmas concert (considering the song that's sung in the second half is a very common Christmas carol in Sweden (even though it's sung in Norwegian in this clip)). And - believe it or not - today she actually brought us the notes for this exact arrangement of this beautiful piece of music, and we're going to perform it at said Christmas concert in a month. Awesome!

…I'm the lowest alto though, which means I'll be repeating the part that is heard in the beginning over and over again. But I don't mind too much for it being repetitive, as long as the outcome's this great, with the rest of the altos and sopranos doing their parts.

:heart:I love Christmas carols:heart:

//Denice

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Denice
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- My devname comes from the awesome song "It takes a fool to remain sane" by The Ark. Just so you know.

- Tried to pick only one favourite in the interests list. Think I managed it pretty well.

- Don't spell my real name with an "S", please. Cuz then I'll be pissed.
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xXLadySapphireXx Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fav (⌒▽⌒)
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ITAFTRS Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, no worries!
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akalinz Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014
Thanks for the fave.
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ITAFTRS Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome.
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Bottled-Thoughts Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014   General Artist
Thanks for the fave. You seem cool, I'll be watching you :)
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ITAFTRS Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much!
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Bottled-Thoughts Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014   General Artist
Belated thank you in return for the watch back and llama :D
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catherine91011 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for fav <3
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ITAFTRS Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome, that was an awesome painting, the colours really struck me.
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CreamPuffNinja25 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fav!
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