Thursday, December 17, 2009

Oyasumi, Kaname-sama

vampire knight fan art kaname kuran by kurohiko

Sshhh! Don't wake him, it's too early!

Rose from kuschelirmel-stock
Texture basic tutorial from saiyagina

On a side note, stupid me flattened my PSD file and saved it. I've lost my layers for this illustration! I want to cry my eyes out..! o(〒﹏〒)o

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Monday, December 14, 2009

The Devil's Trill

kuroshitsuji black butler fan art sebastian michaelis by kurohiko

Sebastian! Please do not eat me!!! 〣( ºΔº )〣

After I watched the ending of Kuroshitsuji, it made me really scared about Sebastian wanting to eat me. Ciel saying that he wanted it to be as painful as possible did not help at all.

Anyway, I wanted to draw something simple before going to bed. Took about 4 hours to finish this, and yep, everything was done in photoshop...

Mm, I know, I know, I love glasses, violins, and windows.

Hope you guys like him! ☆*:.。.o(≧▽≦o)

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Tuesday, December 1, 2009


onegai my melody doujinshi: mote-mote by columbia kho and mallory haslage

An Introduction to Mote-Mote

Hiiragi Keiichi is Yumegaoka's youngest violin virtuoso who has everything anyone could ever dream of; looks, talent, fame, fortune... but there was something missing. Something that Yumeno Uta, seemed to always have.

"Mote-Mote", which literally means "Lady's Man", takes place some time during the first season of Onegai My Melody; after his party where he met a mysterious girl named Kurumi Nui. Like a Cinderella in black, who is she, and why did she have to leave him so suddenly? And why in the world can't he get the plain, girl-next-door, Yumeno-kun out of his mind? Was it because Uta was the dream partner of the one who stood between him and the musical piece no mortal has ever played or heard, or could this be love? But which girl will he choose in the end?

Based on role-play logs written by Columbia Kho and Mallory Haslage, who writes as Hiiragi Keiichi and Hiiragi Jun. Mote-Mote come about from boredom and artist block. The idea for the doujin came about on April of 2009 and the first illustration (which is now used for the cover) came out a month after.

This is the first doujinshi I've ever truly visualized in finished pages since the others are left in forgotten sketchbooks as well as a few notebooks. I needed a break from A.illusions and that's why I decided to go ahead with this as I adore the series very much.

Mote-Mote will ~hopefully~ be updated every 5th day of the month (that is, on the 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, and 30th)! Subscribe to my RSS feed, Blogger Follower, or Email news-listing found at the bottom of this site to make sure you won't miss a page!

I hope everyone enjoys this one shot doujin! Thank you so much to all my readers for all your support. I promise I will continue to work hard and bring out the next chapter of my original series soon... may it be A.illusions or, who knows? Maybe Karma will finally get its second chapter!

Be sure to watch out for Mote-Mote which premiers December 5, 2009!
Click Here to Start Reading!

Saturday, October 24, 2009

A.illusions Gallery: Waiting in 4th Avenue Cafe

A mysterious girl is waiting patiently in 4th Avenue Cafe. Who is this girl and what, or who, is she waiting for?

I changed the colors of the walls because I wanted her to wear a purple dress. 4th Avenue Cafe has purple walls, but I didn't want the character to blend with the background.

I really love using my stock photo for backgrounds. Those bamboo plants were decors from a restaurant my siblings and I ate in. I was bored since they were asking the waitress about some details, so I took that picture while no one was coming in.

Hello Kitty Online: Game Masters

Hello Kitty's birthday is on Halloween, so I thought I'd make some fanart of her MMORPG's Game Masters.

The ones I saw from Level-Up's online interview some time ago are GM Neverender, GM Abby, and GM Bacon (from left to right). Lots of people were mentioning in the chat how pale or "white" GM Bacon was... others said GM Abby was really pretty, and a few more wanted to have GM Neverender's hair as an "item" in the game, haha!

Happy Halloween, everyone~ ♥

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

CrossOver: Pearl of the Orient

On September 26, Typhoon Ketsana hit the Philippines and flooded 80% of Manila.

Even now, many homes are still flooded, and many typhoons are predicted to come our way.

Please help the Philippines recover quickly. Click this journal entry to find places that are accepting donations wherever you may be. Thank you!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

CrossOver: Rozen's Sacrifice

Rozen's Fighter is Kuromi as its Sacrifice is Hiiragi Keiichi. He is the same aristocratic boy that he is in Onegai My Melody, but when he crossed over to the world of Loveless, he finds Soubi unforgivable for serving two masters and wants him dead. He thinks Soubi could have done something to prevent Seimei's "death" if Soubi was a better fighter.

Thursday, September 17, 2009


mayena by kurohiko

Prize Art for Meermaedchen who joined checkered-fadora's "Project Kidchan"!

Her name is Mayena, a 17-year-old sorceress who specializes in water magic. She is Meermaedchen's original character, and I worked from her descriptions of what Mayena should look like.

It took so long to get this to look just about right. I lack practice... :( And when I finished, she reminded me of Saber. :| Aiyah...

I hope you like it, Meermaedchen! :heart: I hope also that Kidchan enjoyed Anime Evolution!

...also, yes, art is mine, but character belongs to Meermaedchen~

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Monday, August 24, 2009

Amigurumi: Little Goth Boy

I was experimenting with a bunch of crochet yarns, the ones that are supposed to be used for lace, and it turned out like this.

He's so small... I put him on top of a CD to show how small (or big?) he is.

He's suppose to be Earl Cain Hargreaves, but now I'm not so sure. The description said he had golden green eyes... But I only have bright green string.

I think I should have made his hair brown instead.

Hope you guys like it anyway~ ❤

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Onegai My Vampire Melody

I told you Kuromi tops. (≧◡≦)

You can download for full size and see some of the small details. Thanks to Meisan for the watercolor texture! Sorry I may have abused it a bit, haha. (//▽//)

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Uta and Hiiragi's Kiss Meme

I need to practice how to draw proper kisses if I ever want to make a successful shoujo manga.
(/// ̄  ̄///) This... was very, very challenging.

I thank Lani for the "kiss on the nose" idea.
I thank Biscuit for the "kiss on the lips" idea.

And I wanted to spread a little happiness... so I'm dedicating this to fellow Onegai My Melody fans in DeviantArt~

Kiss on the Forehead: The Coyote, whose "OTP is better than yours" o(≧▽≦o)
Kiss on the Nose: Hikari Angel 85, who ships Jun/Uta (´꒳`)♡
Kiss on the Ear: Knuxie, who writes lots of fluff with me (/^-^(^ ^*)/ ♡
Kiss on the Lips: Music Lover 97, my watcher who loves Miki and Kuromi (´ ∀ ` *)

Get the blank meme here~ I don't know if I want to do the second one... ( ◡‿◡ *) Ahaha, but we'll see~

All done in Photoshop with my Wacom~ ヽ(*・ω・)ノ

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Godchild: Earl Cain Hargreaves

Uta's boss in Turnabout Café, Earl Cain Hargreaves was thoroughly upset when the City changed his top hat into... well, that. He refused to wear it, but Konata decided to take pictures and photoshoped the hat on Cain's head. It caused a bit of trouble for Konata, Hiyori, and Uta, but thankfully, they weren't punished.

I think the hat looks darling on Cain though.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Onegai My Melody: Tigress Song of Dreams

One of the first few curses that hit Uta was the Circus curse. She became a half-tigress, half-girl who could not really speak and did not remember much her life as a normal girl. When Mokona spoke to her though, she began to realize that the "dreams" she had being a normal girl was real.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Onegai My Melody: Turnabout Café

When Uta entered the City, she was determined to show that she was mature and responsible because she wanted her senpai to be proud of her... and not think of her to be a nuisance or something horrible like that. So she got a job in Turnabout Café as a waitress, as per a friend's recommendation.

There are two versions because I think the one on the left suits her more than the one on the right, but the color scheme on the right is more like the café's style. It worked out well for the term "turnabout" though.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Onegai My Rozen Maiden Melody

onegai my melody, rozen maiden fan art by kurohiko

I don't think I'll be drawing ruffles again any time soon...

This is the cast of Onegai My Melody, dressed up as Rozen Maiden dolls. A friend of mine sent a fanart similar to this with Uta as Shinku, Koto as Suiseiseki, and My Melody as Hinaichigo. It was amusing, so I decided to expand on the idea and draw all 8 dolls.

Character Explanations (left to right):

Kuromi "Kurumi Nui" as Suigintou
Both Kuromi and Suigintou are the villains in their respective series. They also have a similar style in dressing... Gothic Lolita.

Hiiragi Keiichi as Barasuishou
I didn't have enough girls in the starter cast... Hiiragi seemed a lot like Barasuishou because they are both "fake". Barasuishou is a fake Rozen Maiden and Hiiragi portrays himself as being kind and gentlemanly while he was truly cold and distant. This is only true for the first and partially the second season though.

Yumeno Uta as Shinku
Mainly, the hairstyles are similar. Both are also the main characters of their respective series.

Sakurazuka Miki as Kanaria
Canonically, Miki plays the flute, not the violin. However, their personalities are somewhat similar... As mean as it sounds, they both have the tendency to be airheads. (I realize that Kanaria hair pin is suppose to be on her left, but it looked better to be on Miki's right.)

Yumeno Koto as Hinaichigo
The youngest in the cast, with childish personalities... that would best describe Koto and Hinaichigo. The good thing about them is that they are selfless and willing to do anything for their friends.

Yumeno Kanade as Suiseiseki
Perhaps Kanade is not as moe as Suiseiseki, but Kanade does look a lot like Suiseiseki. They also have the same bossy attitudes.

Fujisaki Mana as Souseiseki
Tomboyish in nature, but still 100% girly. Besides, Mana would kill me if I put her in a dress..!

Hiiragi Jun as Kirakishou
Little is known about Kirakishou, but I thought it would be appropriate for Jun to match Hiiragi... Barasuishou is the fake version of Kirakishou, but I don't think the same is true for the Hiiragi brothers.

The characters were drawn separately on my sketchpad, and the background was drawn on Photoshop, with reference. The scene behind the window is a photo from my previous trip to Hong Kong.

Anyway, hope you guys like it~ ❤

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Doujinshi Gallery: Mote-Mote

A concept title page for "Mote-Mote" or "Lady's Man". The doujinshi is about Hiiragi's dilemma on falling in love with 2 very different girls. Sadly, he ended up with either one of them in the original series.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

RE: play - The Best Kind

re: play fan art - tag the cake angel by kurohikoThank you so much nyanko-chan for the Special Mention~! ❤ (ɔˆз(ˆ⌣ˆc)
So happy I made you smile~!
(´。• ᵕ •。`) ♡
And to all of Tag's fans for the support~! (/^-^(^ ^*)/ ♡


"Your usual, milady. Saved a piece of shortcake just for you."

"Yay! Thanks, Tag! You're an angel!
"A Cake Angel! The best kind!"


Those were the lines that inspired this art... from Nyanko-chan's manga RE: play, volume 1. I have a friend who simply adores making cakes, and he looks quite similar to Tag. (´。• ω •。`) I think that's also why I wanted to make a fanart of him.

Poor Tag though, I think those were his only lines/role in the manga overall. (>﹏<)

Everything was drawn by hand, and inked with a disposable techpen in my sketchbook and I added the gray shadings on Photoshop. I wanted to color this in, but I had no time! I mean, I only found out about the contest 15 days prior to the deadline, and I kept changing my mind about adding chibis or not..! Oi.

Really happy how this turned out though~ ☆ ~('▽^人) Squeeing fangirls with their disturbed boy counterparts are always fun to draw~!

Oh yeah, RE: play logo was scanned. And my signature was added in via Photoshop. (* ̄▽ ̄)b

Anyhow, this is my entry for nyanko-chan's contest. Wish me luck! And good luck to everyone who joined!


Oh yeah, no one got my 12,345 Kiriban! ( ̄ヘ ̄) So leave me a comment on who to draw and I might consider it. (*´▽`*)

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Friday, March 20, 2009

Onegai My Melody: Captured

When the City was changed into the setting of the Arabian Nights, Kuromi was sold to Prince Hiiragi in order to pay for her father's debts. He bought her long before she was trained to be a slave girl, so she was "raw and untouched", traits that the Prince found to be of great interest. He didn't mind that she was willful, as he believes he could break her will eventually. In the City, both their wills broke as they fell in love, a relationship considered taboo.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Onegai My Melody: One Snowy Day

Honestly, I do not like the way the colors came out of this one. It's actually done in color pencils, but my scanner didn't pick up the colors correctly. I wonder if I should have taken a photo instead?

When Hiiragi fell asleep on the couch, Kuromi hugged him and told him to wake up. He argued with her because he was afraid if he opened his eyes, she might not be there any more.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Hello Kitty Online: Box Piglet

For the love of Hello Kitty Online's The Grand Order of the Box Pig...


ABBY MADE ME DO IT! I SWEAR!!! I am NOT falling into the fandom of Hello Kitty Madness, noooooooo~!


Box Pig / Boar in a jar, about half an inch high made of modeling clay. Thanks to mufflednoise for her photography and Dickinson's Blueberry Jam for the cute little jar to put her in. XD

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

A Song in the Moonlight

onegai my melody fanart kuromi kurumi nui by kurohikoI miss Kuromi...

This is my idea of how she would spend a night when she's alone... She'd probably sit by her window and sing... whether it's her usual punk rock, or a more romantic song for Hiiragi. ❤

I sketched this on the back of a meeting handout (some employee I am) with a mechanical pencil and drew the background in photoshop. Probably took less than an hour.

- kurohiko (dA 2009)

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Lord of Vampires

vampire knight fan art kaname kuran by kurohikoIf there's one thing I fail at, it's realism.

And yet, it's also something I want to try and master one day.

I had decided that this new year, I will be trying to draw in several styles to expand my creativity. I use to draw realism a lot in school, but stopped as soon as I had the chance because I was never really good at it.

Hopefully though, this does Kaname a bit of justice.

Kudos to whoever can guess which person I used as reference~

Done in photoshop, several hours + procrastination.
The symbol behind him is from the official art.

EDIT: Oh, and this marks my first deviation of the new year! Happy New Year of the Golden Ox!

- kurohiko (dA 2009)