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Going to Anime Expo! I'll be in the Artist Alley at table A/B 37-38. See you there! :D 

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Axent Wear Update 2 by yuumei
Axent Wear Update 2
Hi Axent Wear​ backers, this is a follow up update for this post.

My co-founder and I are still working to resolve some internal differences. I'm sorry again for the lack of official updates on the Axent Wear site. As you might know, I am only part of the company and not in full control of all decisions. I hope my co-founder and I will be able to officially update everyone soon, but I cannot make any promises since I am not in control of my co-founder's decisions. In the mean time I will make sure to update everyone as much as I can on my own accounts.

I have noticed there are some rumors and misinformation floating around the internet, so I want to clarify a few things. A website stated we estimate the delivery date to be in September. We never made that announcement and I've tried contacting the website but they did not respond. We also noticed that a lot of e-mails went missing when sent to the hello@axentwear.com e-mail, so we've switched over to AxentWear@gmail.com. Please use this new e-mail for all future customer service inquires.

There are also a lot of misunderstandings about the situation with my co-founder. I can only say that it is very complicated and my attorneys and business consultants are doing everything we can to resolve the issue. People have been suggesting potential solutions in regards to my co-founder, and while I appreciate everyone's attempt to help, please understand that everything that can be done, has been done. There are a lot of complicated legal limitations to consider which is why my attorneys have been working hard on it. I also want to assure everyone that I am paying for the legal fees myself, and I would only use the backer's money to make the headphones.

With that said, we're currently looking at manufacturing proposals. While I can't make any promises. I hope to be able to officially update everyone soon with more information on when the headphones will be delivered.

I understand the delay comes as a disappointment to many who wanted the headphones as a birthday present or gift for loved ones. Manufacturing is a complicated process with a lot of unforeseen difficulties. I'm sorry again for the delay, and I completely understand if you would like a refund. Please send your name, paypal e-mail address, and order date to our customer service at AxentWear@gmail.com and we will process your refund within 3 business days.

I will continue to do my best to update everyone and deliver the headphones in light of these complications with my co-founder. Thank you all again for the continued patience and support.
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Victorian Cyberpunk Outfit Design by yuumei
Victorian Cyberpunk Outfit Design

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An outfit design I came up with when I couldn't sleep one night. Once the headphones are out and delivered, I might get a sowing machine and try my hand at making clothes :)

In other news, I'll be at the Cherry Blossom Festival again this weekend in the same location inside the Japan Center mall, near the Kinokuniya book store. I'll also be at Kraken Con the weekend after in the dealer's hall. Convention season is picking up again and it's so great to see all my con friends everywhere.

(Also, to the girl who gave me some delicious crepe at the festival last weekend, I wanted to thank you with some free prints but I had to pack up early due to headphones related business and didn't get a chance to give them to you. Sorry about that but please come by my table again this weekend to pick up your free prints!)

Before I Grow Up by yuumeiField of Dreams by yuumeiRe-Imagine by yuumei1000 W0RDS by yuumeiWith You by yuumei

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Through The Days by yuumei
Through The Days
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Inspired by a hike I had with my SO. We started in the morning and hiked the entire day until the stars came out. It was magical seeing the blue sky turn to red, dotted with clouds of all shapes and colors, and finally the starry night with the faintest trace of the Milky Way. We live our stressful and hectic days, but it's calming to step back and remember no matter what's happening in our lives, the sun will rise and set, painting the skies in a menagerie of emotions. We all have to do is look up and breathe. 

In other news, I'll be at the Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco this weekend April 11th and 12th, and the weekend after. You can find my table inside the Japan Center Mall, right outside the top floor of the Kinokuniya bookstore entrance. I'll be there will my usual books and prints, and I'm also happy to hangout and chat! If you happen to be a backer for the Axent Wear headphones and have questions about the current status and updates, I'll be happy to answer all your questions in person :) I hope to see you there!

With You by yuumeiField of Dreams by yuumei:Coexistence by yuumeiInto The Storm by yuumeiLiberate by yuumei
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Under Rain by yuumei
Under Rain
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After 10 thousand years, finally a new drawing for my Fisheye Placebo comic. For those wondering, I haven't abandoned the project. Not even close. But my life has been consumed by the crazy Axent Wear headphones that I'm currently working on. There's been some issues with my co-founder and we're working on a compromise but it's taking some time. I'll keep everyone posted on when that will be resolved and when I'll finally be able to return to working on my comics. 

Here Frey is waiting to make his next move against the Solar Eye. I really liked the concept of Strategy vs Tactics described by Michel de Certeau in his The Practice of Everyday Life.

“A tactic is a calculated action determined by the absence of a proper locus. … The space of a tactic is the space of the other”. A tactic is deployed “on and with a terrain imposed on it and organized by the law of a foreign power.” One who deploys a tactic “must vigilantly make use of the cracks that particular conjunctions open in the surveillance of the proprietary powers. It poaches in them. It creates surprises in them”

In Fisheye Placebo, Frey falls under Tactics while going against the Strategies of the surveillance state. I will be revealing new antagonists in the following chapters so stay tuned! :)


Technicolor by yuumeiRise - Night Version by yuumei All City by yuumei Fisheye Placebo: Solo for the Self by yuumei Underground by yuumei
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See you at Kraken Con!

Journal Entry: Thu Oct 2, 2014, 6:59 PM






Hey guys! I’ll be at Kraken Con this October 4-5th in the vender's hall at V15. More info here www.krakencon.com/

Come by and chat, hangout, and make new friends! :D







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Wenqing Yan
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I am a Practice of Art major at UC Berkeley with a focus on environmentalism and cyber activism. I specialize in digital art but I also enjoy traditional watercolor, sculpting, and origami.
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yuumei has been a member of our community for over 10 years, and certainly made her mark throughout the digital art community during this time. Beautifully detailed and carefully matched color palettes make up her distinctive gallery of inspiring artwork. Yuumei's helpful tutorials and comments of encouragement to other artists have helped many artists grow, and therefore we can't think of a better way to recognize such a wonderful deviant than by bestowing the Deviousness Award for October 2013 to yuumei!
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pastatiamo Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Hobbyist Artist
Hello .I do like your workbut do you start off hand drawing or do you  just use you computer ?
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Zaphreil Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student General Artist
Hey. Huge Fan of your work. You do amazing stuff. I'm also a huge fan and backer of Axent Wear. Super excited to see the product. Do you know when it'll be out?
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mochiiico Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student General Artist
Your gallery is magnificent! I love your style
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thefridgeandme Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
So you'll be in San Fran this weekend? I just want to make sure
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BrownEyes2013 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
I can NEVER do all that! This is beautiful. I'm trying but I just can't! Lolol
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TheDude94 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work is incredibly beautiful.  For a long time I've said that true art is something that takes people's breath away, makes them think, and inspires change, and you've certainly done that. Each work simply leaves me speechless.
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LiaMiiChan Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I cried while watching youre gallery!
So beautifull and deep.  This is true art.
Thank you so much! Keep it up and never stop! ♥
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vifairytail Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
God, your art is amazing! It makes me feel alive and imaginative, like I could do everything I want and it also makes the world so colorful and full of adventures! You're such and amazing artist.
P.S. It's so cool you like Björk :3
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nyxvox Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Love your artworks!
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Ezaelus Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i'm totally in love with your works!! they're so meaningful oh i'm so grateful to have found such a great artist like you!!
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