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Deviant for 13 Years
Core Member 'til Hell freezes over
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Anthro Variety and more
From character design to colouring, pencil and digital paint, my greatest strengths are in anthropomorphics and expression. My style can vary according to need and can extend to a semi-realism to manga oriented style.


There is a great lack of perspective in this work. The anatomy seems quite awkward with how that left foot is bent so far inwards behin...

by Ulta

Grasping the concept is rather hard after 10 page scrolls of the screen, it seemed it was better off as some storyboard instead of a co...

The feeling of seeing one's own animation coming to life is the best and it should be a proud moment when you complete your first. Ther...

by Kilo60

The work is sorely lacking in composition, perspective, depth, lighting and overall refinement. The composition should lead the gaze of...



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Style is not a substitute for Skill
Sat Nov 25, 2017, 7:11 PM
there is a place for motivational/demotivational posters using screencaps, but it's not on dA. I am getting so fed up of seeing those here.
Wed May 21, 2014, 10:51 AM
I am only limited by the size of my drill. (working out plans for a puppet armature)
Fri Jan 31, 2014, 4:53 AM
negative space contour drawing.... yeah no please.
Wed Oct 30, 2013, 7:59 PM
My career is not going to be animation. My career is going to be my career :)
Sat Apr 20, 2013, 8:09 AM




Semester End

Journal Entry: Tue Apr 12, 2016, 10:56 AM

Thank you everyone for reading my previous post and what ever effort you've made to try to help. I've managed to get the music needed for my animation with the help of a former neighbour. It's been an interesting experience when it came to getting the music and even more so a fun experience taking part of the 5.1 surround sound remastering.

The semester had its setbacks for the production schedule, not just with the overwhelming number of tasks affiliated with the pre-production, but events in life with my husband, with friends and family. Being able to cope with only a single task at a time, even organizing the ones on my list had running in all directions, getting me nowhere. What I've managed to take in from this semester was learning to cope with stress, namely quick problem solving and how to not be under stress. I'd like to thank a lot of people who had been supportive with their rational words.  I've collected myself and focused on the one task that I really had to do, animate. Dismissing any stress, I went on a binge and started animating at breakneck speed.

I have never felt so alive!

I love animating!

It can be hard sometimes to just talk about all of the process without any prompts, so please write in some questions as I'd love to answer and share my experience.

Thank you for being here.


Nala Fontaine
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
:bulletblack:Completed my B.F.A. Film Animation :la:
:bulletpurple:I'm a Furry, so feel free to ask any questions regarding this. Not all Anthro Artists are furries of course.
:bulletpink:I'm an Aspie (diagnosed 2009). This means that I'm rather a nerd who does faux-pas (which I learn from, being on the spectrum is not an excuse)
:bulletred:I'm Married (since 2006)
:bulletgreen:And I've been a deviant since 2004

:bulletblue:#IamAnthro is my main chatroom
:bulletyellow:I'm transferring from Livestream to YouTube. Just got to edit some old vids and record some new stuff. More info later.
:bulletorange:I don't support tracing as I find that it hinders the learning process of drawing.


Personal Quote: Murz?? why the hell do people try to fill in every every useless question in this section??


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Stygma Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Misc Emoji (Happy Birthday Bunny n Bear) [PMotes] by Jerikuto

Bonne fête!
NalaFontaine Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
David31 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday. :party:
zerohenry Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
happy early unbelated birthday! XD
NalaFontaine Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks bud, hope you are doing well :meow:
zerohenry Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
doing so/so aight. to another year! ^w^
Haruka-rugi Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2017
very cute fox girl, judjing from you deviant ID. *pats on the head*
...come to think of it, i'm nt suposed to pats fox...also might be to familiar.
Aniway, very nice deviant ID pic
NalaFontaine Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
It's feline and I don't role play getting pet.
Haruka-rugi Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2017
sorry for the confusion and sorry if i have sounded impolite or disturbing.
Also, the slayers fan-art on your gallery are nice. :)
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