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Kaizo Reference by DragonDePlatino Kaizo Reference :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 21 1 SMORG Blue Hills Background by DragonDePlatino SMORG Blue Hills Background :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 30 0 SMORG Tileset by DragonDePlatino SMORG Tileset :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 121 12 MFGG CFG Skins by DragonDePlatino MFGG CFG Skins :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 67 3 MFGG CFG Tileset by DragonDePlatino MFGG CFG Tileset :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 65 4 MFGG CFP Mockup by DragonDePlatino MFGG CFP Mockup :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 20 1 Discord Emoji by DragonDePlatino Discord Emoji :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 44 4 Platino Reference by DragonDePlatino Platino Reference :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 34 6 Zoria Sprites by DragonDePlatino Zoria Sprites :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 17 2 Zoria Mockup by DragonDePlatino Zoria Mockup :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 14 1 On-Yan Doodle by DragonDePlatino On-Yan Doodle :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 4 0 MOTHER Enemies by DragonDePlatino MOTHER Enemies :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 36 2 MOTHER Sprites by DragonDePlatino MOTHER Sprites :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 26 0 MOTHER House Mockup by DragonDePlatino MOTHER House Mockup :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 16 1 MOTHER Overworld Mockup by DragonDePlatino MOTHER Overworld Mockup :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 26 1 Jesse NES Sprites by DragonDePlatino Jesse NES Sprites :icondragondeplatino:DragonDePlatino 33 1


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  • Listening to: Super Paper Mario OST
  • Reading: This journal a million times
  • Watching: Vinesauce
  • Playing: Many things
  • Eating: Turkey burgers
  • Drinking: Sweet tea
It's a secret to nobody that I haven't been posting very often. I've been drawing every day, but nothing has been submitted to my deviantART account. There are a number of reasons for this. First off, more of my time has been dedicated to programming. I want to work as a programmer so much of my time has been spent learning game development, GUI applications and mobile apps. Obviously, I can't submit any of this to dA. And when I do make art, I rarely have the patience to submit it.

Which brings me to my next point. dA just isn't convenient for submitting art. Everything needs a description and tagging which feels like a chore. Most of my friends like TonyZeCorny have jumped ship to Tumblr and I've been posting on forums like TIGSource, MFGG and It's a lot less work and you're not locked out of basic site features because you lack a CORE membership.

Lastly, my drawing style doesn't lend itself well to submitting. I don't draw isolated pictures. I work on large projects for months at a time and don't like to show things until they're finished. And very often, I don't finish these projects so I don't post them. But enough is enough! I'm going to do something about this.

Starting tomorrow, I will be submitting a few pieces of art a day for the next few weeks. How many, you ask? I'll post one and then however many pieces of art are directly related to that one. So if I post a mockup, I will post all of the sprites, tiles and sketches that go with it. I don't want to overwhelm my watchers so I will slowly work through this backlog. In the end, my gallery will reflect how good of an artist I am now. Most of this art will be unfinished, but it will represent a lot of time and hard work.

So what exactly prompted this? Well, I recently had a dip in artistic confidence. I felt like I never went out of my comfort zone and I wasn't challenging myself. So I played this amazing game called Drawception. It's like figure drawing on crack! You get a completely random concept and are asked to draw it in 10 minutes. And after churning out this garbage for 3 days, I came to a realization. I'm no longer worried about showing people my art no matter how incomplete it is. I've put my best into everything I do and this is true for everything I've drawn from the oldest, cringiest piece of art to my newest pieces I'm very proud of.

So that's it. Expect a slow trickle of deviations for a while. Once I'm done, I'll update with another journal. It's gonna be a heck of a ride through my past two years of artistic growth! See you at the end.


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ElDrHawaii2003 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
did your SSB Duel pixel art was a influence for your new project for MFFG?
EyeOfShadows Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Dang nice Minecraft pixel art
MCkaktusrysuje Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
are you DDP from the Pizza Tower server on discord?
hey man,i'm MrKaktus
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RJDETONADOR97 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice gallery! To be honest you make nice pixel-art, so I'll leave a watch to you. Added to my devWatch! 
alforiumstudios Featured By Owner May 16, 2018   General Artist
Hey! Just wanted to say that I love your pixel-art style! =) Particularly those Zoria sprites and tiles. I really enjoy that kind of clean pixel-art with a very limited palette, and you've got good technique. Awesome! :thumbsup:
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