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Art, animation, music and literature. I'll soon be adding short motion book skits as well.

Please feel free to ask in a note if you want to see me create something different!

I'll also be publishing book covers and prospective covers for my novels.

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City Of Glory - Orchestral Score Review
My original score here:
musescore.com/user/139230/scor…

City of Glory, is a powerful remaster of the original Anthem (To The City of Peace) track I've been harping on for the better part of two years. 
Remixed specifically for An Age of Combat Original Soundtrack, this song is not the official anthem of the Greater Bay Republic, (That's another song called Lamp of Liberty. (Not the version on my Musescore page.)) but rather, the anthem of the city of Twin Hills (Daemi-Hiyaza in Migamjiolqua.)

The original anthem was written back in 2014, during what I now refer to as my golden age of original music. The simple tune wouldn't be touched until June of last year, when full orchestral arrangements were being put out for the original soundtrack for An Age of Combat, my novel.

This track was one of my top personal choices, and remains so to this day as one of my more original tracks.
Fully completed today, I intend on one day purchasing East-West Symphonic Choirs to help realize my potential in producing music with a "singing" choir. 

This orchestral score review was done in Musescore, and I hope to update the musescore page to feature City of Glory in the near future.

Below, I have listed the lyrics, so you can enjoy the language of Migamjolqua, the Tongue of the River Peoples, for yourself. Once I complete 1,500 words in the language; I will upload an abridged dictionary and some poems in that language. (With English translations.) I am currently at 630 words right now, so wish me luck and send my hope and encouragement!

City of Glory Vocal Gloss
(Use this to understand how to pronounce special characters.)
ā: long ah.
æ: short ey (or eh for convenience.)
ɹ:  Tap the are towards end, no trill.
ɛ: long ey or eh sound.
ɽ: trill or roll the "r" sound.
ʍ: hu (as in "hua" sound.)
 
City of Glory (Full lyrics, SATB Choir.)
Mig: "æchitoi dā loɹiām! (ɛchæsius) dā ɛy tlāno!"
Eng: City of glory! (The highest authority) of the land!

Mig: "æchitoi dā loɹiām! (ɛchæsius) dā ɛy tlāno!"
Eng: City of glory! (The highest authority) of the land!

Mig: "(sāokā) mi [spæ] yā {pāz!}"
Eng: (River of Peace) my [hope] and {peace!}

Mig: "æchitoi dā loɹiām! (ɛchæsius) dā ɛy tlāno!"
Eng: City of glory! (The highest authority) of the land!

Mig: "foɹtæ (pāz) yæbɛɽtā! [læʍā] pæchɛm <poɹ> {inpɛɽtuā!}
Eng: Strong (peace) liberty! [greater] peace <for> {forever!}
 
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Nearer My God To Thee - Orchestral Review
I was inspired to write a version of Nearer My God To Thee, since I first heard the song a few days ago. Written in free-form, I figured that I'd add in my own lyrics, to better present my own tedious relationship with God and religion in general. Written in Musescore, I intend on uploading the song there, once I can find the time to delete a track or two I don't want up there.

So here is my rendition of Nearer My God To Thee, in Orchestral form; with added lyrics. The song will be uploaded to Youtube once all the other songs are done, and their videos completed. Not all of my music has sheet music, but for this particular soundtrack, a good number of songs do.

Here are the lyrics in text form for the curious!

Sopr. "All hail our good lord, all hail his word!"
Alto. "All hail our good lord, all hail his word!"
Tenor." All hail our good lord, hear his words!"
Bass. "All hail our good lord, on high!"
Mzb. "All hail our good lord, on high!"
Bari."All hail our good lord, on high!"
Bass. "All hail our good lord, on high!"
Sopr. "All hail our good lord, we are nearly there!"
Alto. "All hail our good lord, we are nearly there!"
Tenor. "His words bounds all!"
Bass. "His good word bounds all!"
Mzb."His good word bounds all!"
Bari. "His good word bounds all!"
Sopr. "Oh, hail our great lord, we hear his cries now!"
Alto. "Oh, his word! Oh, his holy name!"
Tenor. "All hear his words!"
Bass. "All hail his words!"
Mzb. "All hail his words!"
Bari. "All hail his words!"
Sopr. "In the name of highest, merciful loving ways!"
Alto. "Adorn thee who lives on, for all time!"
Tenor. "Hear! His words for all eternity!"
Bass. "Our Lord so made the Earth, paradise!"
Mzb. "His law binds! Our ways are as his ways, eternity!"
Bari. "We hear his call! From the wind! Holy words!"
Sopr. "In your holy name, we rise up in prayer!"
Sopr. "We are nearly there, to touch your grand throne!"
Sopr. "Even in death we thrive, for your holy words bring hope!"
Alto. "In our darkest days, we find solace in your granduer!"
Sopr. "When in his holy name, we shall conquer!"
Alto. "We shall conquer all!"
Sopr. "Even in death we thrive, for your holy words bring hope!"
Alto. "In our darkest days, we find solace in your granduer!"
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Once you've taken flight,

You will dare like no other,

To dream of nothing more than flight!


When the world shouts, the wind carries you.

And you will be swift, like the eagle in flight.

So spread your wings, and dream of flight!


Imagine the mountains and bays,

The clouds above and the great waters.

All beneath you, all means of wonder.


So spread your wings, and dream of flight!


The flock you lead will carry you to victory.

The path you take will bring new ports.

And yet, will take you home.


So spread your wings, and dream of flight!


Think of all the things you see.

And imagine the things that can be seen.

Bring home new wonders, and passions.


So spread your wings, and dream of flight!


It is not a worth your time.

To plant your feet on land.

Or Bring low the seas of change.


When you have never taken flight.


It is not worth your time to dream of far off ports.

Nor battle far flung foes.

Or bring home trophies of war and peace.


When you've never tasted flight.


It is sweet to fly above the clouds.

And explore like a bird.

To seek new lands and find new secrets.


Once you've have taken flight,

You will dare like no other,

To dream of nothing more than flight!

Flight
A short (or long?) poem I've wrote to ring in the new year, since no one commented on my latest journal.
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  • Listening to: Alien Earth Peace Ambience Tracks
  • Reading: Alien Earth, Chapter 1
  • Watching: the Screen
  • Playing: Sketchup 2016
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: nothing
Well, With 2017 upon us, I've got big plans. Ambitious plans; and new desires.

So where do I begin?
Last year was a bit rough on me artistically. Only because a rarely posted here or on my other sites. 

So here is what I am working on:
1) A civilization V mod called Alien Earth, for a novel I am working on of the same name.
2) Lot's and lot's of MUSIC!
3) Thinking about doing my first madefire comic.
4) A graphic novel called Liberty Shield, set in the same universe as my novel An Age of Combat.

And a whole lot more. So join me in ringing in the year!

As for my first deviation, I have six choices for you for me to upload, and you can only tell me in the comments.
Please state your reason why I should upload the deviation if you desire.

1) The Conlang I've been working on, new updates.
2) Some leader graphics (3d) for my MOD Alien Earth.
3) A picture of Dolsa Zokau Roz OR Izok Wadolboz Miyau, from An Age of Combat Rewrite, along with their respective bio. 
4) A picture of my  novel 2100's lead character, Police Commissioner Juarez Del-Rio. 
5) A flag design for Alien Earth's lead nation Portia, as well as a link to its national anthem.
6) A chapter from my short story "A Tale Of Two Worlds," detailing Izok Miyau's meteoric rise through politics. 
  • Listening to: Alien Earth Peace Ambience Tracks
  • Reading: Alien Earth, Chapter 1
  • Watching: the Screen
  • Playing: Sketchup 2016
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: nothing
Well, With 2017 upon us, I've got big plans. Ambitious plans; and new desires.

So where do I begin?
Last year was a bit rough on me artistically. Only because a rarely posted here or on my other sites. 

So here is what I am working on:
1) A civilization V mod called Alien Earth, for a novel I am working on of the same name.
2) Lot's and lot's of MUSIC!
3) Thinking about doing my first madefire comic.
4) A graphic novel called Liberty Shield, set in the same universe as my novel An Age of Combat.

And a whole lot more. So join me in ringing in the year!

As for my first deviation, I have six choices for you for me to upload, and you can only tell me in the comments.
Please state your reason why I should upload the deviation if you desire.

1) The Conlang I've been working on, new updates.
2) Some leader graphics (3d) for my MOD Alien Earth.
3) A picture of Dolsa Zokau Roz OR Izok Wadolboz Miyau, from An Age of Combat Rewrite, along with their respective bio. 
4) A picture of my  novel 2100's lead character, Police Commissioner Juarez Del-Rio. 
5) A flag design for Alien Earth's lead nation Portia, as well as a link to its national anthem.
6) A chapter from my short story "A Tale Of Two Worlds," detailing Izok Miyau's meteoric rise through politics. 
  • Listening to: Alien Earth Peace Ambience Tracks
  • Reading: Alien Earth, Chapter 1
  • Watching: the Screen
  • Playing: Sketchup 2016
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: nothing
Well, With 2017 upon us, I've got big plans. Ambitious plans; and new desires.

So where do I begin?
Last year was a bit rough on me artistically. Only because a rarely posted here or on my other sites. 

So here is what I am working on:
1) A civilization V mod called Alien Earth, for a novel I am working on of the same name.
2) Lot's and lot's of MUSIC!
3) Thinking about doing my first madefire comic.
4) A graphic novel called Liberty Shield, set in the same universe as my novel An Age of Combat.

And a whole lot more. So join me in ringing in the year!

As for my first deviation, I have six choices for you for me to upload, and you can only tell me in the comments.
Please state your reason why I should upload the deviation if you desire.

1) The Conlang I've been working on, new updates.
2) Some leader graphics (3d) for my MOD Alien Earth.
3) A picture of Dolsa Zokau Roz OR Izok Wadolboz Miyau, from An Age of Combat Rewrite, along with their respective bio. 
4) A picture of my  novel 2100's lead character, Police Commissioner Juarez Del-Rio. 
5) A flag design for Alien Earth's lead nation Portia, as well as a link to its national anthem.
6) A chapter from my short story "A Tale Of Two Worlds," detailing Izok Miyau's meteoric rise through politics. 

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Isaac Thomas Riley
Artist | Hobbyist | Film & Animation
United States
From Boston, Massachusetts. Born and raised.
I am a starving artist and lover of love. A decent human being who wants to be loved and adored not by many, but by those few who've chosen to stay.

I was born in April of 1990 to a mixed-race family. My mother is Puerto Rican and my father African-Brit. Me and my brothers are as close as can be. (My baby step-sister has nothing to worry about.)

For most of my life, I designed and created music and literature. Only recently branching out into the joys of 3D animation. Like all youngsters with Asperger's, I thrived in my own elements of knowledge building and hard work. Unlike most youngsters, I was unable to read full sentences till I was nine, and yet I ended up thriving as a writer today. Middle and high school was rough for me. Bullying both social and racial bred resentment in my peers and ultimately friendship in some few who dared explore my mind.

College was even harder as I started to venture out into the world dealing with Schizophrenia and my dual diagnosis of Asperger's and Autism. But yet I continued to thrive. After a short crisis in high school, I vowed to push myself as hard as I can in a positive direction, and with that I have been successful.

In my formative years with 3D animation, I took care of three dogs (Huska, Goyo and Munchie) as well as two cats (Jasper and Alice.) I nearly fell through the cracks by the time I started college, but pulled myself together with help from my few friends. Quiet and philosophic as some might say, I've developed a close relationship with few people - all of whom continue to guide me today.

I've never had a romantic relationship, as I've found myself too immersed in my hobbies to have one, but as of late, since moving to Raleigh North Carolina and having no friends around to assist me and my mother/guardian adjust to life down south, I've found myself seeking someone to hold.

My new challenges are tough ones, but I'm sure that at some point I'll overcome them. I want to go back to school for writing and music theory to have better tools to develop my two greatest interests, and I also want to start having a small social life down here in Raleigh. Maybe also start working to help pay the bills in the house.

But like all challenges, I will overcome, persevere and grow. Hopefully there will be more people to help see me grow down here as there are up north.

So I leave you, my friend, with this. What's in a name?
I = Innovative
S = Smart
A = Accepting
A = Accomplished
C = Caring

T = Talkative
H = Hopeful
O = Outspoken
M = Musician
A = Able
S = Safe

R = Respectful
I = Impressive
L = Loving
E = Explorer
Y = Youthful
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Meowmeowmeow21 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2017
How does one moving DA avatar?
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The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
It's a GIF file that is one or two frames long. This one I made a few years back. It is due for an update. XD
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Meowmeowmeow21 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2017
hehe cool ^^
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The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
I know, thanks.
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HiniTsuburagi Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for the watch ! ^_^
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The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
Welcome.
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Star-Flavored Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016  Student Artisan Crafter
Thanks so much for the watch!!
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:iconthe-port-of-riches:
The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
You are so welcome. Thanks for the watch AND the llama!
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Star-Flavored Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016  Student Artisan Crafter
You're most welcome! :'D
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123GOHANZ Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey thanks for faving the THIS IS NOT SPARTA thingy!
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The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
Hehe, no problem. Keep on writing!
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Ryltha Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015   Digital Artist
Thanks! :hug:
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:iconthe-port-of-riches:
The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
No problem, you take care and keep up the good work!
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RylthaCosplay Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015  Hobbyist
Thanks for the Watch! :hug: :3

If You are interested, pls check my drawings too: :iconryltha:! ;) :heart:
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The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
Gladly!
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Briannabater Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thank you.  *Hug*
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:iconthe-port-of-riches:
The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
No matter what your experiences are, keep pushing forward, never say you're sorry, and above all; believe in you. :)
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thesnoopyfan Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for the favs buddy! :glomp: :hug: 
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The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
No problem. Hope today is well for you!
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thesnoopyfan Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks! It is!
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The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
Good to hear. ^_^
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SinnocentCosplay Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the watch ^_^
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The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
No problem. :)
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RAMWOC87 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the watch!
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The-Port-of-Riches Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
No problem. :)
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