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Thank You For A Successful Launch!

Thank you to everyone who attended The Phantom of the Opera Inktober 2016 Sketchbook Launch. Without you there, the even would not have been nearly as fun, now would the book have reached #2 in Kindle Store’s Conceptual Category and #9 in Kindle Store’s Animation Category.

The Phantom of the Opera Inktober 2016 Sketchbook February 4, 2017 Amazon Launch Results.

Phantom Amazon Bestseller Conceptual

Phantom Amazon Animation

Congratulations to the winners of the Phantom Trivia Game: Kathleen, Kay, and Kei!

You can still see the answers to the questions and the Live-Sketching Request Results on the Launch Welcome Page, but you are no longer able to download the 4 Moods of the original cover art.

As promised, I will be posting time-lapse video of my digital live sketches as soon as I edit them. First up: Glamorous Gender-Bent (Lady) Phantom Requested by Bea:

If you have trouble seeing the embedded video find it on YouTube here.

Now that The Phantom of the Opera Inktober 2016 Sketchbook has had such a wonderful success, it’s time for me to move on to the next project. I will be creating Mili Fay Art Princesses, inspired by Disney Animation and Maria Pascual. The first up is Beauty and the Beast in honor of the upcoming movie.

Live Sketching Request 01

Belle attacked by wolves! One of the studies for the final painting.

Cheers!

Mili

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Mili Fay, an award winning artist, trained as a classical animator at Sheridan College, but when computer animation took over the field, she decided that she loved drawing more than animating. In November of 2011 she created Mili Fay Art determined to support the world one artwork at a time. Today, she passionately creates imaginative artwork and stories, always graced with a humorous modern twist.

Currently, Mili is working on an epic YA fantasy series, Warriors of Virtue, about a reluctant princess, Lauraliee, who learns to become a queen as she defends Ardan from dragon-people (people who turn into dragons).

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Warriors of Virtue Episode 1: Digital Sketching

Buyer Beware:

Would you believe it after spending 3 weeks dealing with customer service and repair service for our refrigerator we ended up buying a new one? The first time we were charged $270 for the repair man to melt ice. He assured us that the fridge was working well, got us to give him a glowing review by mentioning that if we reviewed his service $20 will be given to charity. Within two days we contacted the company to report that the fridge would not stop working (refrigerators are suppose to stop working depending on the temperature regulator). We contacted the company, but they kept insisting there was a problem with the fan, even though we could hear the fan working non-stop. After a week and a half they sent the repair man again. When my dad explained to him that we have been trying to contact him and have the repair company send someone he prevaricated. He then told us we will need to replace the temperature regulator (probably the fan, too since it has been working overtime) and left. We waited a day or so, and then my mom called the repair man to see how much everything will cost in the end. He told her my dad made him feel uncomfortable and that he told him there was a problem with the fan. This is not true, since I was there the first time and he touched the iron thing-a-majig connected to the fan to show us how it was working well. Then he said the repair job would cost additional $400, $250 for his services (which initially I was assured would be $180) and the rest for the parts. So if we agreed our total cost would have been almost $700!!! The new fridge costs $1300! Such a scam. If we could have found someone who was not associated with that company they could have probably fixed the whole thing for about $100-$200.

Anyway, I just had to make you aware of the horrors we’ve been facing, in case your fridge ever breaks down. This was a repair service contacted by LG. I am appalled at the service.

Back to art…

Last week, I sketched four more illustrations for Warriors of Virtue. The scenes they represent are happening in chapters 1-3. I’m going to do a couple of more illustration sketches, so that I can give myself time for the images to settle, before I proceed to finishing them traditionally in ink.

Let me know what you think.

Queen Dragana is startled by a scream.

Queen Dragana is startled by a scream.

Cornelian decides his timing is perfect as usual.

Cornelian decides his timing is perfect as usual.

Lauraliee, Vladimir, and Nikolina hear that because of the prank they will miss the gala.

Lauraliee, Vladimir, and Nikolina hear that because of the prank they will miss the gala.

Moments after Vladimir punches Srdjan as Lauraliee and Nikolina look on with one of the guards present.

Moments after Vladimir punches Srdjan as Lauraliee and Nikolina look on with one of the guards present.

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Keep on smiling!

M

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Mili Fay--Portrait by Catia Da Costa of CDC Photography

© 2014 CDC PHOTOGRAPHY

Mili Fay, a Toronto-based artist, classical animator, illustrator, and author, is an award winning graduate of Sheridan College and Art Instruction Schools. In November of 2011 she created Mili Fay Art determined to support the world one artwork at a time.

Currently, Mili is working on her first ever illustrated Fantasy novel, Warriors of Virtue, about a reluctant princess who must prevent a war with dragon-people, while keeping her mission a secret from her over-protective mother.

Her latest published work is Animals In My Hair; a story about a boy who goes for his first haircut only to find endangered animals falling out of his hair.

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