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With May just beginning I thought I would update everyone on the many things that have been happening as of late on my adventures around the convention scene in England. I have also been booked for a few more conventions in the coming months and wanted to let you all know about them too.

So without further delay lets begin!

HUDDERSFIELD MANGA CON 2014 - For my second convention ever it was slightly more successful then my first, didn't sell as much as I hoped for but it was great meeting new people and getting some advice on how to expand upon my stuff to sell too. Plus side its always fun to feel the awkward pain for the people on the stage during the different events during the day. Man if the announcers are nervous, then the guest will feel even more awkward being up there. If uncomfortable could be summed up in an outfit, they'd all be matching!

SCI-FI SCARBOROUGH 2014 - Single best weekend I've had in a long time, in terms of being a stall holder at a convention, I've never had such a good time before this one and was so glad I found out about it and took part! For there first convention it was amazing, so many awesome stall holders, guests and attendees which made a brilliant time.

I did very well in terms of getting my work out there and even got asked for several commissions, mixed with doing cosplay photography for some awesome cosplayer's  I met during the weekend. I even gave Colin Baker (the 6th Doctor) a illustration as a gift for just being awesome on his panel.

I also met an amazing woman called Sarah from 'Snugglepup Crafts' who wishes to make some of my work into various pieces of merchandise to see at conventions on both my stall and hers in future events. I of course have gladly agreed to so will be having badges, mugs and t-shirts made from new pieces of work I am doing for her.

Pictures from that amazing event:

Sci-Fi Scarborough - Photoshoots 2014 by NickStarwind89     Sci-Fi Scarborough - Illustrations 2014 by NickStarwind89

UPCOMING EVENTS


Saturday 14th June 2014

Yorkshire Cosplay Con - www.yorkshirecosplaycon.co.uk/ (DONCASTER)


Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th July 2014

H.A.M Con - hamjapan.tumblr.com/ (HALIFAX)


Saturday 16th August 2014

FantastiCon - www.facebook.com/events/715235… (HULL)


Saturday 30th August 2014

CamCon - thecamcon.com/ (CAMBRIDGE)


Of course I will be selling Illustration work and Cosplay/Lolita Photography shoots at the events so if your interested please come on down and say hello as I love meeting new people and knowing that my work brings a smile to there faces each time they come on over.

Be sure to check out my various pieces of work on my gallery for more examples of what I do and I hope to see you all there :D

Take care!

Nick - Starwind Images
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  • Watching: Tenchi in Tokyo
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NickStarwind89
Nick Starwind
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United Kingdom
Film Maker, Photographer, Writer, Illustrator looking for the doorway to my future.

Current Residence: Halifax, UK
Favourite genre of music: Any Rock/Metal/Goth
Favourite style of art: Manga
Operating System: Windows 8 and Windows Vista (2 Laptops)
Shell of choice: Turtle
Skin of choice: Mine
Favourite cartoon character: Bardock, Gene Starwind, Dougal, Coop
Personal Quote: He's not poor his dogs got a sweater on!
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This is my Instrument - Guitar Hero T-Shirt Design by NickStarwind89
This is my Instrument - Guitar Hero T-Shirt Design
Had enough of my t-shirts? Well here is a brand spanking new one :D

Inspired by way too much Guitar Hero and Rock Band gaming over the weekend, I always feel that a lot of people would connect to this one :P

If you'd like to vote for it please go onto Qwertee at:

www.qwertee.com/product/this-i…

 or if you'd like one in general feel free to ask :D
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cPod - DBZ T-shirt Design by NickStarwind89
cPod - DBZ T-shirt Design
Dipping my hand into the t-shirt pot once again I designed this after watching the cell saga again.

Just felt like it would be a awesome idea to do it :P

It is also availble for voting up on Qwertee so I would love it if ya'll could vote for it :D

Link:
www.qwertee.com/product/red-ri…

Nick
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Doctor Over Yonder - T-Shirt Design by NickStarwind89
Doctor Over Yonder - T-Shirt Design
I decided to dip my hand into the t-shirt design area and came up with a couple and put them onto Qwertee to be voted on.

Here is my first one which is a Doctor Who crossover with Wander Over Yonder, two brilliant shows!

If you'd like to vote for it please go here:

www.qwertee.com/product/doctor…

More to come!
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CamCon Cambridge Part 2 - Photoshoots 2014 by NickStarwind89
CamCon Cambridge Part 2 - Photoshoots 2014
Another upload from my many adventures around the country at different conventions.

This time its CamCon in Cambridge which i've attended since the first one back in 2012, first I filmed it, then I sold my illustrations and now i'm doing both Illustration and Photography so ever expanding my skills :D

Part 2!

Here be the pictures and remember to check out others:

nickstarwind89.deviantart.com/… - HamCon 2014

nickstarwind89.deviantart.com/… - Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2014

Nick
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CamCon Cambridge Part 1 - Photoshoots 2014 by NickStarwind89
CamCon Cambridge Part 1 - Photoshoots 2014
Another upload from my many adventures around the country at different conventions.

This time its CamCon in Cambridge which i've attended since the first one back in 2012, first I filmed it, then I sold my illustrations and now i'm doing both Illustration and Photography so ever expanding my skills :D

Part 1!

Here be the pictures and remember to check out others:

nickstarwind89.deviantart.com/… - HamCon 2014

nickstarwind89.deviantart.com/… - Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2014

Nick
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RequiemForDreamers Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fav~!
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MeLiNaHTheMixed Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
HaPPy B-day :3
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NickStarwind89 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :D
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MeLiNaHTheMixed Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
welcome :3
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StormBlaze-Pegasus Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*brohoof* thanks for watching
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NickStarwind89 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
your welcome, thought id add you after your comment on UK of equestria :D
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StormBlaze-Pegasus Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
^^
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NickStarwind89 Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
so hows you :)
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Tiffanyuk Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
Thanks for the watch :)
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tea-bug Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
Was nice to meet you at SFS this last weekend, Nick!
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