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I got married! (Finally!)

Journal Entry: Sun Sep 14, 2014, 9:26 PM

Soooooo... I know I've been missing a good long while, but I'll have you know that it was, at least, for good reason!  On September 6th, I was wed to Casey/Theglavwen on the edge of Chilliwack Lake after nearly 8 years together - we were engaged to marry two years ago, but as many of you know, we had to unexpectedly move to Scotland before we had the chance.  But we agreed to see what we could come up with since getting back to Canada this last winter, and despite our outfits almost not arriving on time (they arrived the day before), it finally happened (and only with a few major hiccups, haha).

 Jen by jocarra

 Casey by jocarra

It was a small wedding with a pretty short ceremony (we wanted things to be casual and comfortable for our guests) followed by a medieval-inspired feast that we cooked/catered ourselves.  Some credits: outfits were made by Ravenswood Leather with custom modifications and embroidery designs by us, rings were made by Jewelry by Johan, my hair was done by Inna at Is., bouquet, hairpiece, makeup and nails were by me, cake was by Ganache Patisserie,and Casey's belt was made by Art on Leather (we already had the bracers and sword).  We were told he wasn't going to be able to come, but we were lucky enough to have our friend Doran-Blackdawn's father, a semi-retired photographer, take some photos for us!

Casey and Jen - the Kiss by jocarra


 Friend Photo by jocarra

Jen and Casey - On the River by jocarra


So, what's it like to be married?  To be honest, it's really about the same!  We've lived together for almost eight years now, practically attached at the hips and loving it (hah, that sounded a lot dirtier than intended), and as some other people have said, what defines a relationship really isn't its legal status or whether or not we have rings on our fingers, but something that can't really be easily or concisely written down in a public forum.  I'm not going to go into a whole lot of gushy private feelings, but I will refer briefly to the same story I told in my vows:

When I was little, the number one fear I had was never being able to find someone to love and be loved by - someone who really understood me, and connected with me, who I could devote myself fully to and be loved back in return.  I wanted more than anything else, basically, a Soul Mate, and was somehow terrified that I'd never find one.  So, then, it was almost literally a dream come true to finally find Casey.  We've been friends since we met in highschool 16 years ago, fell in love 8 years ago, and have since graduated university together, lived in Scotland for a year, and shared countless other life experiences together.  The fact that, now, we have a paper saying we are officially married doesn't change much of anything at all, but it was still wonderful to make what we are together finally official in the eyes of our friends, family, and the law.  I'm looking forward to sharing the rest of my life with him <3

Art Status

Commissions - CLOSED

Last updated Sept 22nd

  • Q: Endless Realms (block 4 advance paid)
  • Henry: phoenix/dragon series/lizard girl - 1%/15% (paid in full)
  • Cynthia: couples portrait - 1% (not paid)
  • BladeMcCloud: Flind - 0% (not paid)
  • Caleb: map - 0% (not paid)
  • benymol: ?? - 0% (not paid)
  • Jon: ?? - 0% (paid, awaiting response)


Jen Philpot
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
I'm 29 years old, happily married, with a B.Sc in animal biology. I'm a freelance illustrator who prefers work with animal and/or fantasy elements, uses primarily digital media but also some traditional, and focuses on realistic and semi-realistic paintings as well as varieties of lineart-based art. I also enjoy playing, performing, and teaching music, primarily piano and flute.


All inquiries regarding commissions may be made through notes, or email me at - see also… - please don't delete previous messages from notes, as I need those to help keep track of people! Thank you :)

I am presently CLOSED for commissions! Please see my journal for more information.


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MaxK-W Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the favourite! ^_^

Make sure to watch my page for more photography that you may enjoy :dummy:
jocarra Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
LindseyCarrell Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fave.  :)
jocarra Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Prototype-LQ Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
I sent an angel to watch over you last night but it came back.
I asked, "why?"
The angel said, "angels don't watch over angels."
Twenty one angels are IN your world.
Ten of them are sleeping, Ten are playing, one is reading this message.
Send this to ten friends including me.
I guess if I don't get it back I'm not one of them. As soon as you get five replies someone you love will quietly surprise you.
Please read, not joking. God has seen you struggling with something. God says it's over. A blessing is coming your way. If you believe in God send this message on. Please don't ignore it. You are being tested. God is going to fix two things BIG tonight in your favor. DROP everything and pass it on. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. Don't break this chain. Send this to 14 friends in 10 minutes. 
It`s not hard)Remember Captain Robin ( Star ) 
Prototype-LQ Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014
Spread the DA love around! (you can copy and paste this message on their userpage!)

1- You can hug the person who hugged you!
2- You -MUST- hug 10 other people, at least!
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page!
4- Random hugs are perfectly okay! (and sweet)
5- You should most definitely get started hugging right away!

If You Get 7 Back You Are Loved!
1-3 you're bad friend
4-6 you're an ok friend
7-9 you're a good friend
10-& Up you're loved
kyoo-chan Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Oh, I've just seen you've closed comissions.  When it's open please tell me, I'd would like to commish a World Map, I will pay with paypal.   
jocarra Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Sorry, due to demand, I'm unable to personally contact individuals when I reopen for commissions!  You'll just have to keep an eye on my journals for announcements :)
Masked-lion Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Ahh your gallery is gorgeous! Seen you around before but kept forgetting to watch you, because I'm silly like that. Anyway! Definitely watching from now on ;u;
jocarra Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Heh, thanks a lot, it's appreciated!
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