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The plan

Journal Entry: Wed May 13, 2015, 8:56 AM
  • Mood: Depressed

OK. Now that the major storms are gone, it's time to discuss the things that need to be discussed... getting the heck out of this place.

With all the setbacks and delays, I have to admit, it's looking pretty bleak on getting out of here before November 6th, but, hope still exists, and I'm hoping (no pun intended) to be out of here with time to spare.

Currently, the plan is for the guy I'll be staying with to come down here, pick me, Athena, and my stuff up, and drive back to the Minneapolis/St Paul area, with the stipulation that I cover the cost of fuel, which we estimate to be about $200. I also have to get Athena checked out by a vet before she is allowed to enter the city limits, and that bill is looking to be about $135. Sure, that means I gotta scrape together about 335 bucks, but let's not forget that if I want to survive, I gotta leave here with a bit more in my pockets on top of that. Ergo, at minimum, I need to scrape together a minimum of $550 bucks before I leave.

So... how to reach this goal? Well... I have my old computer which I can still sell. As it sits right now, I'll sell it for $200+shipping. Upgrades will cost extra, both for the parts, and for the time, but that will be dependent on the buyer. If you are interested, please leave a comment, note me, or message me on Skype about it, and we'll talk more about it.

I'm obviously still open for commissions if anyone is looking to help that way, and I'll be getting around to posting more adoptables once I get around to them, so, there's money to be made... I'm just gonna need you guys to help me make it.

With any luck, the money will come in without a problem, and within the next couple months, I'll be out of here, and someplace new where I can finally start my life rather then live in limbo. Seriously guys, Arkansas is a dead state. I don't care what anyone says. Its economy depends on farming, and I'm not a farmer. Many of the people here are just to stuck in the 19th century mindsets, and just won't catch up with the rest of the country. And on top of that, there are just too damn many severe weather threats for my taste. I don't know what it is that makes people decide to live in Tornado Alley, but... there has to be something seriously wrong in the brain pan to think that a Tornado won't hit where you live. And it's pretty bad when the only reason people get something to warn them... is when there's a TV special going on.

Seriously guys, I've priced the NOAA Weather Radios... they're less then $30. The apps for your smart phones are free. There should be no reason people get killed by tornadoes when you have days notice of severe weather impending, and up to 30min notice to seek shelter. And I hate to say it... but praying that the Tornado won't hit you... isn't going to stop it. They are inherently unpredictable... and the sooner people accept that, the more lives that can be saved.

Enough of me ranting...

Hopefully... I'll get out of here soon. How soon I'll be able to get out, is on all of us. If you want to see me get out of here, don't hesitate to drop me a commission, or talk to people who might be interested. The more people who help, the better.

Tank out.

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WildSpirit trade by Tank50us
Hurry Home Boys by Tank50us
Amy Myers Beach Dragon by Tank50us
Have your ladies show off what they got... but in a way that will make anyone else want a bit more....
Dragon Adoptables
Dragon Adoptables Round 1 by Tank50us

pick a Dragon when commissioning
Baby Commissions or Line Sketches
Baby Samantha by Tank50us 2D Commission Price List 2013 by Tank50us Feel them by Tank50us
headshots and portraits
Empress Zayel by Tank50us Come to Me My Mate by Tank50us


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James News
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
I'm an average person, not much to look at, and my job situation sucks (who's doesn't). But, I have an active imagination, which is step one to being a good artist in my opinion.

Current Residence: Middle of Nowhere Arkansas
Favorite genre of music: Classic Rock, Instrumental
Favorite style of art: Dragon Hybrids (that's what I call them)
Operating System: Windows 7
Personal Quote: I was born a Free American, I will LIVE a Free American, and I will DIE a Free American.

For Commissioners: Are you happy with the work I've done? 

5 deviants said Yes! Youd did a great job on mine I'll be in touch!
1 deviant said Not really, what I ordered wasn't exactly what I got. (comment)
1 deviant said No, and I'm not getting anything from you again.
No deviants said Yes, but, there's some things that need tweeking... (comment)



Parasaurolophus Adoptables Round 1 SOLD! by Tank50us SOLD!
Parasauralophous Adoptables Round 2 by Tank50us

Thirty Dollar Themes:

"Already There" A split image of a soldier, in his barracks overseas calling home to his wife and children.

"Danger Zone" A 'shooter' giving the signal to launch a carrier aircraft while other crew members duck down to avoid the wings.

"Cosmic Castaway" A character in a space suit stands atop of a piece of wreckage from an old starship, taking in the cosmic scenery.

"Fix You" A visibly distressed female character can't get over a bad event, while a caring male character attempts to console her, and bring her emotional state back down to where she can talk.

"Still I fly" A male pilot gives a thank-you-hug to a female mechanic before climbing into his visibly worn aircraft to fly away on a long journey.

"Lady in Black" A female character protecting a young, scared male child from a gang. Claimed by: :iconlotosoretsen:

"It's My Turn to Fly" An older pilot directs his student to the pilot seat of an aircraft the student is learning to fly. Alt: an older pilot is guiding his student through the cockpit of the aircraft, teaching the student how to operate everything in the cockpit.

"For Home, Country, Family" A soldier looks at a photo of his family before boarding a Helicopter/VTOL/Dropship/Landing Craft and heading off to certain combat.

"Zero" Former allies are standing opposite one another. The traitor stands between the hero and his/her objective.

"Desert Rats" A group of scouts survey the desert from their jeep. One member is on a radio talking with another asset somewhere else on the battlefield.

"Lady in Red" A woman in a red dress dances with a man in a tuxedo on a dance floor surrounded by group of people.

"I need a Hero" A woman is trapped in the distance as a hero fights his way through several opponents.

"Mark this Bearing" A submarine captain looks through the parascope, relaying what he sees to his Executive Officer readying for a torpedo attack.

"Women and Children First" A woman and her infant child are being evacuated from a sinking ship. The woman reaches out to her husband, helpless to help him while he looks on, accepting his possible fate.

"So Others May Live" A Coastguard Rescue Swimmer holds onto a survivor and gives the 'all set' signal to their helicopter to signal them to bring them out of the water during a severe storm.


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Thank you so much for the watch :D ~Watches back~
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Thanks for the fav.
Wed Oct 1, 2014, 7:49 AM
Thanks for the fave! ^ ^
Sat Jul 26, 2014, 12:04 PM
Your welcome! :) Also you can take down the journal you featured. You can still feature some of my art if you want. I would appreciate it my friend. But just if you want to. :3
Fri Dec 13, 2013, 3:16 PM
Meep! :3
Wed Sep 25, 2013, 5:11 PM
Thank you for the watch)))
Tue Jan 29, 2013, 9:16 AM
Happy Birthday for tomorrow.
Sat Sep 15, 2012, 1:41 PM
*runs around in shout box*
Tue Apr 3, 2012, 6:26 AM
Thank you very much for adding me to your watch list. c:
Thu Jan 5, 2012, 10:59 AM
thanks for watching me, also love the dragons or drakes(?) is it? :)
Tue Nov 29, 2011, 2:28 PM
can you make a ref sheet of that evil wyvern of yours?
Wed Oct 5, 2011, 9:46 AM
thank you for the watch :tighthug:
Thu May 26, 2011, 12:06 AM
:turbopoke: lolz
Sat May 14, 2011, 10:56 AM
1st to post! Thanks for the watch ♥
Sun Apr 10, 2011, 1:33 PM



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VedranR Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
You know you could try and make a anthro reshiram character ref.
Be it a male or female.
fradarlin Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
thank you so much for the watch!!
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RestrictedShadow Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch :)
Zarory Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for watching!! :D
VeraVoina Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thank you for watch!!!:happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: Hug 
Nuditon Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Hi!! Thank you so so much for your watch! I'm new at furry art, so I'll do my best to make you like my future submissions ^_^

I can see you're really into furry-anthro art, you have here a lot of very interesting pieces! I'm really really glad I opened your profile :D:D
Tank50us Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for that :D I actually just got a new computer, which will greatly enhance the level of quality that I'm able to deliver. I do hope you enjoy those future works when I'm able to do them :)
BubbleJuiceBox Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch ^^ 
onitonari Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015
Thank you for :+fav:'ing
Ostara by onitonari
Ryltha Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks! :heart: 
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