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English | 日本語 (and un peu of français, but I only guess what you're trying to say out of intuition et deviner)

Hai I'm na0h :3
Also known as nomii or naomi whalley (wall-e) x3

Recently switched to traditional art, but there's some digital in my gallery. Thank you for looking <3

Mainly used Winsor & Newton watercolors and literally anything to watercolor on c:


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Hellos :3

This is a journal where I'd like to address an issue that I have gone through for most of last year. I would like to know what others might of done or what they think about it.

Some of you might know, people in my University didn't treat me very well in terms of my art. I have talked to several people about it, some consider it passive-aggressive bullying.

There a specific people, but mainly one person, who did and has said many hurtful things towards me. No matter how much I insisted on hating it, they repeated to do it virtually everyday or several times a week if I chose to draw around them. They are in my class, it is very hard to avoid them. 

This is the reason I began to hate digital art and changed my style constantly, because whenever I drew, I couldn't feel happy anymore. I couldn't consider it fun or work, it just wasn't enjoyable.

The person always said they were only trying to 'help', 'give their opinion'  or give 'criticism' to me. But a lot of what was said was similar to the following:

"Your art style is too sketchy, I don't like it."
"Your proportions are weird."
"I like this kind of style, you should draw like this, it's better."
"You'd be more successful if you listen to what we say."
"(This) should be like (this)"

I have also gotten general negative comments often saying 'it's just sh*t' or 'just redo it, it's not good'.

This person has also taunted me about self-harm scars.

A lot the time I would reply reasonably, I'd ask questions what I should improve, and a very common reply would be 'I don't know, figure it out, I don't know what would make it look better'.

There would be times I'd ask why some drawings weren't as successful as others, but some times I wouldn't agree to their opinion, and later they claim that I never listen. (Even though I've changed my style frequently to suit their opinions.)

Later, I started to reply aggressively because this would happen repeatedly. Saying they can't draw, why do they need to push their opinions on me? Or that I plainly said I hated being criticised by them, I don't draw of them. 
To which they would reply 'oh you should take criticism better'. When usually none of their criticism was constructive.

I have tried shifting different rooms, telling them to leave, telling them to shut up, all sorts of tactics in order for them to stop.

These people only draws for fun or doodles, they can not draw anything nor takes it seriously (and whines about people who could draw better, when they never practise)

People have said this is probably mainly out of jealousy, but it has effected me greatly. Moving on to traditional, where I can mostly draw at home, freed me from them. 

The person contacted me recently, asking why I hate digital:

  • I'm guessing we have something to do with why you hate digital seeing as you're avoiding the question
  • Yeah, probably
  • Didn't think you'd break so easily
  • Didn't really want to be criticised anymore. Like, everyday.

'I didn't think you'd break so easily' it sounded like there were aiming to break me in the first place no matter how long it took ...

I would like to know what others might of done or what they think about it, perhaps enough to convince me to do digital every now and then c: ...

Thanks for reading ;u; <3

Journal History

Warning about Commissions

Hi hi, this is another message to those who did buy a commission off me, turns out information of the commission was also deleted, this counts for any sketch commission or ordinary commissions. Of course I will give as much time needed for everyone who did get a commission from me to read this.
Please note your commission with all its details, I really don't want to miss out on anyone but I had so many stacked up. Please forgive my disorganization ;v;



Your art is beautiful!
Sat Aug 30, 2014, 10:48 AM
Wed Aug 20, 2014, 5:48 PM
Sat Nov 23, 2013, 8:31 AM
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Fri Sep 6, 2013, 3:49 PM
mew :3
Sun Sep 1, 2013, 6:10 AM
love your gallery *v*
Sat Aug 24, 2013, 10:47 AM
Thu Aug 1, 2013, 8:00 PM
beautiful works
Thu Aug 1, 2013, 12:56 AM


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KirameKirai Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Digital Artist
wow thank you so much for following me your art is trully delicate and elegant ^^! great job !
Na0h Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student General Artist
I love you artworks! Your OC is so cool omgs <3 Thank you so much ;u; !!
KirameKirai Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student Digital Artist
awwwww naoh-san thank you so much ; ww ;
I'm really honoured for hearing that from you!!
O-hikaku Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omh naoh!! you watched me!!! i cant belive first  on twitter then here on DA!! hahahahha im so happy your art is amazing!!!! apfojaf
Na0h Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student General Artist
Oh you sweetie and your arts is more amazing <3<3
Thank you so much ;u; ....
Nuei Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG you're watching me?? Your art is so amazing!! Im gonna watch you and fav everything in your gallery! щ(ಥДಥщ)
Na0h Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student General Artist
Afshahags your the one with amazing arts and you're watching me what omg gsgdhshd
Kisukiie Featured By Owner 5 days ago
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Na0h Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student General Artist
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Kisukiie Featured By Owner 5 days ago
sdfghjkhgfd itotallycansaythesammeorevenmooooreaboutyoursss!!! T ^ T 
EchoBlossom123 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Ahhh your works are gorgeous!//instawatch

it's kinda rare on here to see someone so  talented with watercolours *0* your style is so pretty, please keep up the amazing work!

//highfives for fellow NZer too 
Na0h Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student General Artist
asjdfhsdja //hi10 fellow NZer <3

Thank you so much ;u; !!
JocelyneR Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
Thank you kindly for the fave!  :heart:
Na0h Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student General Artist
You're welcome <3 !
fairymancer Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I was just browsing through dA and happened upon one of your paintings!  I had to check out your gallery and watch you, you're an amazing artist!  I'm trying to improve my own skills with watercolor paints, it's such a great medium!  ^_^
Na0h Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student General Artist
Uwah thank you so much for your kind words ;u; ! Just keep practising c: I'm only starting out also <3
Haru-loli-chan Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
Nyan, your art is amazing >.<
Na0h Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student General Artist
nyan nyan :3 Thank you >w< <3
Haru-loli-chan Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New member Student Digital Artist
No problem, nyan ^3^
Virialt Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
WAA I LOVE YOUR ART. I liked so much the Autum Melody c: it is sooo prety! c: 
Na0h Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Student General Artist
Aw I'm glad you like it ;u; !! Thank you so much ♥♥
notpoffin Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  New member Hobbyist
Ah! Your art is so inspiring! You watercolour beautifully! Inspiration all over your gallery! Love love love! :love:
Na0h Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student General Artist
Thank you very very much ;u; !!
Sueweetie Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks so much for the watchback ;;//o//;; <3 <3

Na0h Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Student General Artist
You're welcome! Your arts is so cute <3
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