I don't want to answer the same question one by one so I will put it here
What is kumashige / aisuruhoshi?
honestly, I don't know. Those names is just randomly popped out in my mind lol
and recently my friend pointing out that kuma = bear , hige = whisker so it became bear's whisker. As for aisuruhoshi aisu = ice , hoshi =star so its ice star(?)
What program(s) do you use for drawing?
SAI Paint Tool and Photoshop
I used photoshop for editing and add background though
what tool(s) in SAI do you usually use for shading?
I usually use Marker and Pen
Would you make icon for me?/do you do request?
close friends only
Will you join my contest?
that would be depend on the prizes (like $$ or stuffs) and my time
Can I use you drawing for my avatar/forum/etc?
sure thing, as long as you credit/link back to me
Do you mind doing a tutorial or step-by-step process/walkthrough for coloring?
I am not really good at explaining;; my process is pretty much the same with the tutorial that you can find around here or google or YouTube