about me & my art
at a snapshot
- My name is Ino
- main Innosently
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- birthday March 4th '88
- Zodiac Pisces year of the Earth Dragon
- country USA
Hello everyone~ my name is Ino and I am a 28 year old Pisces who is in love with drawing and words. you'll never see me without my pen, notebook, or laptop. I am often mistaken to to be a lot younger than my age due to my small stature and baby face. I like to create comics and Webtoons with my twin sister, Aria. I draw for fun and am NOT pursuing it as a profession. My mom and sisters are better artists than me... However, I have my own style that I like to portray on Neopets. I am currently writing a book and studying up on my Korean since I'm planning to move to South Korea in the near future. my dream is to publish many books and one day finding my soul-mate. Right now, I am working as a freelance writer and currently job searching. I live in a cozy home with my identical mirror twin sister, granny, an old shaggy dog named Cinnamon, and our Shiba dog Jolie Momo. I adore creating new things! Feel free to get to know me more in the Crayon Guild or by Neomailing me. Take a look at my art updates... They are usually uploaded as spoilers to a next comic I'm working on.
The making of Getting Granny Naham
I don't have any special tools to create my character art. I just use a free sketch pad online and draw with my handy-dandy mouse. I've always wanted to make a Neopet comic strip but never found the time or tools to breathe life into my characters and storyboard. One day I was browsing through the pound and I passed what looked to be a Grey Painted Ogrin. Thankfully it wasn't adopted when I came across it a second time. I adopted the Elderlygirl Ogrin and laughed when I found the gender to actually be male instead of female. The previous owner said that she had zapped Naham_ multiple times, but never had his gender swapped. My thoughts were that maybe Naham_ secretly just wanted to be a girl. Then it hit me. Why not make Granny Naham into a famous thief in Neopia and his master disguise is of an elderly woman? Since I already created a villain, of course I needed a hero. That's where my Robot Neopet Tenicie comes into play. Getting Granny Naham is a fun chase between the famous detective Tenicie along with his slightly crazy partner Moddet and the renowned thief Naham with his pretty partner Egonite. My twin sister, Aria, does the speech bubbles along with dialogue while I do the scenarios, art, and story-line. I'll be adding more fun characters as the comic progresses. Feel free to Neomail me ideas and if they're creative enough, as a reward, I can add one of your Neopets into a portion of my story. Enjoy… or as Granny Naham would say, "Oh, dearie… enjoy the read… 'Cuz if you don't, I'll drown you in Neopia's rocky Ocean and then roll you out and fry you into bloody ghost toast."
Age: 13years/ 26yrs old in human years
Occupation: Renowned Thief around Neopia
Likes: Fooling others, a pink Usul named Vivihneo, stealing very expensive and rare items, Neopoints, Neocash, diamonds, fried eggs and scallion tortillas, and pretending to be Granny Naham.
Dislikes: Fake gold or diamonds, cheap rings, Tenicie, food below the price of 3000np, and old men hitting on Granny Naham.
Goal: To retire in the Faeries laps of luxury.
Shhh… I am an Ogrin disguised as an old woman…
Why is that?" you may ask.
Well then take a seat and I'll tell you my story.
So if you have got some butter toffee popcorn,
then chew is slowly for I'm about to unfold the story of my secret identity.
At first glance, you'd believe I'm a lovely, innocent, old Ogrin.
Alas! I'm a MAN in disguise, of a sincere dear elderly lady;
Scheming and plotting disaster is what I love to do most passionately,
so I weaseled my way into a clueless Neopet family.
I am a well-known thief all over Neopia;
And my favorite foods are simply Fried Eggs and Scallion Tortillas.
The closest to ever catch me is an irritating Robot Gelert detective
by the name of Tenicie.
He just won't let me be... it's so infuriating.
Anyways, you can call me Granny Naham.
Doesn't that sound as sweet as a Yellow Cybunny Frosted Graham?
I'm planning to leave this clueless household,
That is, after the Defenders of Neopia give up in my pursuit.
This may take a while since I've stolen more loot
than the Snowager's cave of treasures,
Though this job leaves me little leisure…
I wouldn't give it up for World of Neopia!
Since you now know who I am… I've got an idea…
Maybe you can hide this pricey book called A History of Chias.
Age: Year 7 on second lifespan./ 28yrs old in human years
Occupation: Secret Detective
Likes: Playing the Violin, watching beauty contestant winners with hologram sunglasses, Petpet Watson, and smelling mini baby hot dogs since they were once his favorite food back when he was a normal Neopet.
Dislikes: Boredom, bad violin playing, every form of bubble teas, liars, and injustice acts.
Goal: To catch Naham and marry Egonite.
I am not a hero
I am not even a good robo,
I just play the violin, refusing
Speech for day on end,
I am an addict without a fix,
And am waiting to
Short-circuit or explode,
Desperately in need of my
Next high note.
I don't have friends, Watson
I am just a lonely Gelert brought back
From the dead who'd rather solve a case
With you than the fake who I am
I'm a Neopet, in faith,
Despite what I've said
I don't have friends, Watson
(I have you instead.)
Age: 10years/ 20yrs in human years
Occupation: On the go secretary for Granny Naham
Likes: Doing anything and everything for Naham, reading sad books, watching black and white classic films, earl grey teas, ice cream, and misleading Neopian Defenders in their mission in getting "Granny Naham."
Dislikes: Robots, grey eggs and bacon, and not being of any use to Naham.
Goal: To always be by Naham's side.
Be near me now,
My tormentor, my lover, be near me—
At every hour when you're on the run
And I feel my unrequited love for you around my paw,
Its blue-gray anklets of pain clinking with every step,
Like my love, I'll hide you from your pursuers.
Though your greed for Neopoints consumes your heart,
I'd rather be near you than ever apart.
For now and always even disguised
As my old and dear grandmother
Be with me,
My tormentor, my lover, be near me—
Now and forever.
Name: Vivihneo or "Vivi"
Age: 9years/ 18yrs in human years
Occupation: Intern Journalist and Wannabe-Freelance-Reporter for the Neopian Times. (They have denied her job application on multiple occasions.)
Likes: Expensive merchandise, her servant Barby, digging up juicy gossip especially about Detective Tenecie's missions and the well sought after Thief "N", and anything sweet.
Dislikes: Granny Naham... And old Neopets in general since her adoptive Gran Gran is such a pest.
Goal: To be a well-known reporter and to be the wife of the famous Detective Tenicie.
This Pink Usul sets herself on a pedestal of a throne
A pen and notebook paper frenzies her pink face.
And though her ears may seem outgrown,
She carries them with pride and grace.
She's always cross and quick to cry
Still, she can never lie.
Sometimes her tongue can be mean and sharp,
Then there's her sweet side like a magical floor harp.
She encourages Neopets to bare their soul.
For her goal is to be the best Neopian Times writer…
However, she'll lift a spirit when they're feeling low.
And if a Neopet happens to stumble and miss their goal,
Expect her to say, "No way! I told you so.
Name: Nereyde / Ne-Ne AKA Gran-Gran
Age: 15years/ 75yrs in human years
Occupation: Retired... or is she...?
Likes: New things, her granddaughter Vivi, borrowing Vivi's stylish Red Purse, visiting new places, the soup faerie kitchen, meeting new Neopets, Tenecie's high tech sunglasses, and attractive male Neopets.
Dislikes: Losing things, getting lost, the snowager, and impolite Neopets.
Goal: To live a happy life with Vivi.
Age: Year 13 on fourth lifespan/ 52yrs in human years
Occupation: Professional Computer Hacker, Bomb Maker, and Pizza Deliverer
Likes: Eating every type of Neopian Pizza, bubbly fruit juice, going fishing, being useful, toy sailboats, making bon-bombs, chocolate cherry bombs, illusens cream cookies bombs, under and overripe avocado bombs, and calling everyone including his petpet "Steve."
Dislikes: Fire Faeries, Neopet and petpet-nappers, not being able to eat pizza or bubbly fruit juice, and not being able to catch a fish.
Goal: To one day own a ship.
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Characters Still To Be Introduced
Age: Unknown 9yrs/ 18yrs old in human years when she died and turned into a Zombie, but acts a lot older than her age.
Occupation: hit woman
Likes: Dukey her PetPet, classy and highly expensive merchandise, rotting food, receiving dead flowers, when plans go her way, fire, traveling, meeting new and interesting Neopets.
Dislikes: Being used, anything sweet, being called a zombie, and cold objects.
Goal: To one day open up her own hat or perfume shop.
Name: Daleighla or "LaLa"
Age: 18 years old in human years
Likes: Helping others, her cousin Vivihneo, being a drama Queen, spending Neopoints, bossing Neopets around, shiny things, any kind of food or sweet pastry, and being good at everything.
Dislikes: Emotionless things such as Robots, an empty bank account, wasting food, and not being noticed.
Goal: To always be true to herself.
Name: Raurell (Rara)
Age: 16yrs/32yrs in human years
Occupation: Stealthy Ninja disguised as a singer
Likes: Big02 her bodyguard and dear friend, singing, power, love, getting things her way, flirting, acting, fighting, and helping the winning team.
Dislikes: every type of Neopian Pizza, bubbly fruit juice, going fishing, toy sailboats, bombs, Moddet, unrequited love, Neopets' hiding behind fake masks, and Fire Faeries.
Goal: To find her long lost father.
Name: Detective Pinecone
Age: 12yrs/ 24yrs old in human years
Likes: competing against fellow Detective Tenicie, stealing Detective Tenicie's cases, Shenkuu take out, eating food in front of his rival Tenicie, his petpet Sir Diddlemus.
Dislikes: Tenicie (he thinks he's nothing but a big rusty bucket of bolts with a few screws loose), criminals like Naham who is known to be the most notorious thief in Neopia.
Goal: To be the best Detective.
Age: 14yrs/ 28yrs old in human years
Sign: Aries/Taurus cusp
Occupation: Paw Reader at a stand located in the Haunted Fairgrounds and secret spy for Naham.
Likes: Pretty and new things, playing her flute, Tally her petpet, doing the right thing, the sea, and collecting Island Merchandise.
Dislikes: being a spy, lying, working for the Haunted Fairgrounds, not being able to say no or stick up for herself, and any fairground food.
Goal: To one day escape Naham and the Haunted Fairground's evil clutches.
Characters Still Being Considered
Name: Tafea (Or Laughy Tafea)
Species: Jub Jub
Age: 14yrs/ 28yrs in human years
Occupation: Clown at the Haunted Fairgrounds
Likes: Making people laugh, eating popcorn or cotton candy, every different kind of colored lipsticks, bubble wrap, Lennys (she thinks they're the funniest looking creatures in Neopia), her friend Hanary, and looking on the bright side of an evil or unfair situation.
Dislikes: Grey pets, crying, coffee, boring stories, and when Neopets don't understand her jokes.
Goal: To be the funniest Neopet in Neopia.
Name: Pflanz (The "P" is silent)
Age: 14yrs/ 28yrs old in human years
Occupation: secretary for a buzzy business.
Likes: Having tea or coffee with Egonite, repeating herself, talking about depressing things, crying in public, complaining about work, gossip, being overworked, walking underneath the cherry blossoms, reading romance novels, watching the news, and reading the daily times.
Dislikes: Missing a day of work, not being busy, unrequited love, name being mispronounced, and nasty or cold weather.
Goal: To one day be her own boss and fire the one she currently has.
Welcome to Ino's Progress Chart
Random Pick For May 2017:
Art Piece of Naham
delicious syrup and stacked up pancakes. Can you guess the word I picked?
Random Pick For Dec. 2016:
Art Piece of Naham
trying to capture Vivi
by trapping her in a Snowman. Can you guess the word I picked?
Art Piece of Tenicie
lounging around and drinking his Watson tea.
July Carnival Event
Art Piece of Tenicie
having his oil tea w/ Watson
Art Piece of Vivi
on the Roller-coaster
June 2016 Costume Challenge
Art Piece of my Detective Char on Vacation Tenicie & Watson
May 2016 Costume Challenge
Art Piece of my Character Egonite
May 2016 Art Prompt: Shapes
Random Pick Activity
I picked the word "Minty"! Did my homework and actually researched the cool mint toothpaste in Jellyneo's item database.
April 2016 Art Prompt: Time
Random Pick Activity: Dailies
I picked the Word "Opera"
I picked the Word "King Hagan" The Medieval Wise King
Feb. Art Prompt: Art Styles
I copied the Art Style of Pablo Picasso of my Neopet Egonite...
Valentine's Day Special Short Comic
Jan.2016: New Year Newsletter Comic
Random Pick Activity Jan.2016: Fireworks
Random Pick Activity Dec.2015: Salmon
Ino's December Prompt: Emotions
2015 Dec. Newsletter Comic
Quick Design Art of Farfelue
drawn by me! Hope you like him!
Art of Alsyanee drawn by me! Hope you like her!
Art of Dale drawn by me! Hope you like her!
Art of Eva
for Sanamm. Quad art isn't quite my forte, but I had fun challenging myself with this UC Aisha! I am sure you'll get her for sure!
Art of Defuel
for seluker406/Anna. I'm not that best at humans, so sorry I couldn't draw his full body!
Speed Art of Druhid
for Bunny/Rabbit. I hope you like him!
Speed Art of Eleanor for nick_and_nickette. I hope you like her!
Speed Art w/ Special Effects of Beverly Ann for CourtlyOddity. I hope you like her!
Speed Art of meowclopsia
for muggledude. I hope you like her!
Speed Art of setets
for Mucka33. I hope you like it!
Speed Art of lillooh
for petitehirondelline. I hope you like it!
Speed Art of Fallsea
for kenken024. I hope you like it!
Speed Art of Connor
for Red. I hope you like him!
Speed Art of Inspect
for Lovelyboy1. I hope you like him!
Speed Art of Nukkenite
for Shellshocks. I hope you like!
Art of Tenicie
December Ugly Sweater Kekeke
Art of Vivi
December Ugly Sweater.
Art of Boomerrang
Art of Deannie
Art of Shadowshock
Art Trade... Here's a human-like version of Quidero
Sketch request of Anniette
Sketch for Missy G of Cynscia
Sketch for Xmas of Hankenstein
Sketch for Xmas of Buzztifer Jones
Art for Xmas of InsanityClause
Art for Xmas of InsanityClause
Art Trade for Laura of luanolu
Art Request of Krupp
Art Trade of Xilphyr
Art Piece of my Thief Char on Vacation Naham
Art Piece of Rabbit's characters Janet & Natia
(My secret Ship) Haha
Art Piece of Rabbit's character Janet
Art Piece of Nova's Neopet cloudrush
Art Piece of my Neopet Granny Naham
Art Piece of my twin sister Aria's Neopet Moddet
Art Piece of Elena's Neopet Lilusiak
Art Piece of my dog Jolie Momo
Art Piece of Ember's Neopet Doggy082001
Art Piece of Gridiron's Neopet Harleq
Art Piece of Lost's Neopet Snugz
Art Piece of Merlot's Neopet Zootey
Art Piece of Merlot's Neopet Ozimov
Art Piece of Kira's Neopet Zome
Art Piece of my pet Vivi
Art Piece of my pet Egonite
in the Art Style of Pable Picasso
Art Piece for Mr. Will
Art Piece for pet Awkword
Art Piece for Tama
Art Piece for Gloria
Art Piece for Liquid
Vivi Fan Art
A perfect sketch capture of Vivi's
true-self Done By the talented: Nova
Chibi Art of Vivi
! Adorable art Done By the talented: Mel
A wonderful sticker-like style of Vivi
Done By the Fantabulous: Steph
! Thank you so much!
A cute Art Piece Done By: Cammy
A cute Art Piece Done By: Iggy
A cute Art Piece Done By: Missy G
Sassy Art Piece Done By: Uffie
! I just love how Uffie captured Vivi's petite stature and persona. Isn't she just so adorable? thank you so much for this magnificent art piece of Vivi!
A beautiful Art Piece Done By: phoelia
of human version of Vivi
A cute Art Piece Done By: Lily
Cute Art Piece Done By: Tama
Adorable Art Piece Done By: renardadd1
Lovely Art Piece Done By: Ayeun
Delightful Art Piece Done By: Sunny
Adorable Scribble Art Piece Done By: JJ
Pretty little Art Piece Done By: Charlie
Magical Art Piece Done By: Light
Sassy Art Piece Done By: Clem
! Didn't he capture her big personality perfectly? Thank you for this beautiful art piece of Vivi!
Tenicie Fan Art
Hot Diggity-Dog Art Done By: Rover
and his hot dog fetish.
Rover did such a fantastic job with Tenicie! I absolutely adore the hot dog theme going on in the background and the reflection inside his sunglasses... it's just SO Tenicie! Thank you so much, Rover, for capturing him, gadgets and all! I feel like I got an early Christmas present!
Absolutely magnificent Art Done By: Lost
and lil Watson...
I love how well Lost captured Tenicie's handsome appearance and essence. He looks as if he's already solved his next case, and Watson, with his lil round body and all, is pouncing at the opportunity to solve their next mystery.
Absolutely On Key Art Done By: K
playing his violin.
Naham Fan Art
Naham the notorious thief Art Piece Done By: Parker
I like how Park captured Naham's persona and true self. Isn't he just so evil and handsome?
/huggles Naham, only to get thrown aside
Sly Sketch Art Piece Done By: Opal
... I like how Opal captured Naham's Greedy grin while counting his NP "earnings."
Egonite Fan Art
Beautiful Art Piece Done By: Hemo
... This is an absolutely on-point piece of Egonite. Hemo captured Egonite's essence, the way she holds herself, all the way down to her fondness of tea. I can't express how much I adore this art.
Wonderful Art Piece Done By: Liquid
... Liquid was my 2016 Secret Santa and drew this absolutely spot-on art piece of my character Egonite. He captured her unrequited love emotions, did he not? Thank you so much and I was literally thrilled to find you as my Secret Santa, Liquid!
Bootiful Art Piece Done By: Merlot
... Merlot captured Egonite's damsel in distress persona, and I am loving it! I love how ladylike Egonite holds herself like a high-class lady with her delicate little purse.
Sassy Sketch Art Piece Done By: Britt
! I love how her evil persona is captured in this piece. Thank you so much!
Beautiful Sketch Piece Done By: Naru
... Naru totally got Egonite's pose and attitude down in this simple, but elegant colored sketch! ^^
Art Piece Done By: Matthias
of a sad Egonite
Art Piece Done By: Twillie
of a sad Egonite
Eye Catching Art Piece Done By: Onyx
... I love how Onyx drew Egonite with her big brown eyes! It's rare to see both eyes present since Egonite tends to cover half of her face with her long blonde hair. (Truth is, I'm too lazy to draw the other eye... so I admire artists that take time to draw both eyes.) Thank you, Onyx, for this gorgeous art piece of my Egonite!
Speedy & on-key Art Piece Done By: vormeeren
Art Piece Done By: Rose
of a Grey Egonite
Human Sketch Art Piece Done By: Frankie
Aloola Fan Art
Bangin' Art Piece Done By: Merlot
Moddet Fan Art
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Guild Sticker Collection
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