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ronaldhennessy
Drawing by power of INTERNET.
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
After a long time, I decided to start drawing again. Now I do it on a regular basis. Right now I focus on a cartoony style featuring mostly original artwork. I really not interested in drawing in the Anime/Manga style at this time.
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  • Reading: Merry Chrissy and the Naughty or Nice Truth

It took 8 months to get to this stage. What was once a NaNoWriMo project turned into something bigger and badder. I still have a long way to go until it's finished, but it's getting closer to realization. 

The project is no longer known as #naughtyornice.

From here on, it will be referred to this name:

Merry Chrissy and the Naughty or Nice Truth.



A prototype printed paperback version. Artwork not final.

A prototype printed paperback version. Artwork not final.

 

9-year old Chrissy Deigh is obsessed with all things Christmas. She love Christmas so much, she spreads her Christmas cheer year round. While her Mother and grownups tolerate it, her classmates tease her endlessly. On one fateful day, a mysterious woman appears out of nowhere in her bedroom with an offer she can't refuse - an opportunity to work for the North Pole finding out if kids are Naughty or Nice. While the job has the perks of using magic and getting to meet Santa, there are many...shall we say "Naughty or Nice" situations she faces...all while trying to survive 4th grade.

The production of "Merry Chrissy" from the cover, to the illustrations are done entirely by me. As with my previous titles, it will be published both in eBook and paperback format. As of right now, the paperback will likely be done through Createspace. As for the digital formats, it is likely to be available at least on Amazon (Kindle) and iBooks, with more stores to follow (Google Play, BN, Kobo, etc). Because it is a title heavily associated with Christmas, it will be released later this year. I'm keeping this release date vague in case there are any snags along the way, but I have an ideal of a specific time frame for much of the work to be done. The artwork in the book is about a 3rd of the way done and the story itself currently going through it's 4th revision. This revision is much more structural, removing typos and changing words and phrases here and there. (Protip: DON'T turn "Smart Quotes" on your Mac or you'll spend many hours fixing quotation marks!)

This is my heart and soul written here. This title is a total reflection of my feelings towards the holiday season, bullying and how one deals with being labeled as different, something that a lot of people can relate to. In the coming weeks and months, I look forward to reveal more about the project. Be sure to bookmark merrychrissy.com and sign up for updates on the site. 

You can also follow Merry Chrissy on Twitter. Other social networks are coming soon!

Be sure to follow me on TwitterTumblrGoogle+ and Pinterest for updates as well.

Bye for now and have a merry day!


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ronaldhennessy Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Bobibel Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Student General Artist
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shiny-pebble Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the :+fav: :D
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Mad-Hattress-Ari Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for the fav! :tighthug:
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EarthVStheDerek Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012
Hey, thanks a lot for the watch. You seem to have some good stuff, so I'll return the favor.
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ryuuseipro Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012   Filmographer
Thank you for adding me to your watch list!
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Manhunterj Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
O UO
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Nayru-Dragon Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012  Student General Artist
Hullo! Do you do collabs? I am working on a mlp comic and I don't have the means to make it look nice (I have pens and colored pencils and that's about it.)
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ronaldhennessy Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I do not do collaborations at this time.
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OriginalCanadian Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Why thank ya for your fave!
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