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Daimyo-KoiKoi

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Artist // Student // Traditional Art
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My Bio
>Hai-yoi-sho~! Daimyo is a Visual Artist extraordinaire. Quite capable in media of Drawing, Painting, Ceramic Figurines & Pottery, Printing, Posters & Signs, as well as Other Traditional Crafts. No job is too much for his legendary artskills, if the price is right! (Even if done for free, expect only the best!)
>Daimyo is a lover and connoisseur of East-Asian Art and Culture. His interests include History, Nature, Folklore, Health, Martial Arts, Beauties, Manga, and Video Games, and he considers himself a Taoist in the ways of life. His cause is to better himself as a person and as an artist, to make friends and to collaborate in art, and to develop new fantastical works that draw from rich Eastern style/philosophy, for the betterment of tomorrow's youth.
>Currently attending college at TCC (for general education) and VCU (for arts & animation). Also enjoys working part-time with father in construction and home-improvement. Once was a pristine fan-artist, helping to herald in the "Kirby Renaissance" to the now-ruinous Rainbow Resort. Today, is creating new original ideas and characters based on his Asian-interests, right here, at the grand ol' dA~!

Favourite Visual Artist
Immortal Old Masters (all long-dead) from China and Japan
Favourite Movies
Drunken Master, Kung Fu Panda, Disney's Mulan, and surprisingly, Gran Torino, starring Clint Eastwood
Favourite TV Shows
Bevis and Butt-Head (heheh,huhuh~)
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Soul Flower Union/ Mononoke Sumit, Oingo Boingo, Traditional Japanese music from various artists, most prominently, bon-uta: Ondo !
Favourite Books
Tao Te Ching, Dragon Ball, Dr. Slump, "A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols", and a book on all sorts of Japanese mythology and folklore that I know I have lying around somewhere, but I cannot findit for the title.
Favourite Writers
Lin Yutang, Richard Wilhelm, Lao Tsu, Chuang Tsu, I also really enjoy reading the sly-comments and brutally-honest critiques of things by Bimblesnaff and Mints :)
Favourite Games
All Kirby-Series Games, period. Ganbare-Goemon series, Okami Series, Mario and Pokemon, kinda.
Favourite Gaming Platform
Nintendo Products, old and new. But not too-new.
Tools of the Trade
TRADITIONAL ART RULES. Paper, Pencil, Ink, Brush, Marker, Colored pencil, Super Sculpy polymer clay, Acrylic paint, sometimes GIMP/Paint, and my very own potters wheel I never use, sadly...
Other Interests
Asian Culture, Women, and Cooking. Martial Arts and Animation. Complete, unwaivering loyal friendship, or Total, secluded personal hermitage. I'm very dualistic...

April Fools Day: Like me, it comes but once a year

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I tend to get active this time of year. Please follow me over on Instagram, if you have not done so already. It's so easy, just follow this link--  https://www.instagram.com/matabei Take the bait! Take the plunge! Catch this fish on the flipside, yo! So, I just got done marathon-uploading all of my old Kirby art from KRR, and am I ever exhausted... It was nice strolling down old memory lane, but that place is dead and festering, so let's only look forward from now on :) At least the past can be preserved here (while DeviantArt lasts, that is). Curious to see who actually still uses DA...? I mean, It's nice to archive stuff, as I've said, bu
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I've uploaded a metric tonne of old works for April Fools Day! Go and check 'em out in my gallery, if anyone even cares anymore~ If you happen to be a die hard fan of mine, and still haven't followed my Instagram yet, what are you waiting for? Please...
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https://www.instagram.com/p/By3ZPL3pcWn/?igshid=162kq4tqs38pg Just found out I can share stuff to DA from Instagram. I may continue if this attempt is successful~
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You got a lot of neat stuff here dude! One of my friends told me about you. Saying how good you were back on KRR and we just happen to find you JUST Now!

Hi there! Oh, nice :) Glad people are still remembering my work over at KRR, haha

I'm also on Instagram moreso than here, if you're interested. <@matabei>

I have been to your instergram actually! though I don't use it. But I'll poke at it from time to time to see what you got going on!


An yeah found out about KRR from a friend who you drew of ages ago as a dark matter.

Thank you for the watch!!!
Happy Birthday man :)