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The Key to keeping yourself motivated properly.

The Key to keeping yourself motivated properly.

Let me start off with telling you what motivation is and why you need it. A motivation is a reason behind doing something a certain way to work yourself up to a certain goal. Just having a goal but no understanding of how to get there, means you have no way to motivate yourself and your goal will be hard to reach. Therefore motivation is needed desperately in order to become truly good at something. The motivation to eat is the feeling for hunger and the end goal of ending the hunger and feeling healthy and energized. This type of motivation is a feeling. Which brings me to: Intrinsic motivation and Extrinsic motivation. Shortly explaine

The 5 bullshit myths of concept art.

The 5 bullshit myths of concept art.

Concept art is getting bigger and bigger. More people know what it is nowadays, it gets shown in the media more often and more books get released. This automatically results into more people wanting to become concept artists. So many artschools are now creating special courses all towards game art or concept art. (Game art can also include UI design, 3D modeling etc.). Yet it is a fairly new thing to most people and the idea of "becoming a concept artist" has grown rapidly over such a short time that a lot of people who are new to it seem to get a lot of misguide info. I am going to try to list this misguided info and direct you to the corre

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Artist // Professional // Varied
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  • Deviant for 14 years
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Super Llama: Llamas are awesome! (13)
My Bio
Current Residence: Phoenix, AZ
Favourite genre of music: 50's, 80's, All to be honest (see below in my interest)
Favourite style of art: Charoscuro, impressionist, Art Deco, Fuzion
Operating System: Macintosh and Windows
Favourite cartoon character: Mickey Mouse (hey, for me, he started it all-sorry Oswald-smile)
Personal Quote: "Live life, don't let life live you." And another one I like is from a fellow ZBrusher over at ZBrushCentral- "We live on this planet as if we have another one to go to."
Contact: sauldorihuela@myfastmail.com

Favourite Visual Artist
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, Frank Frazetta, Walt Disney, Boris Vallejo, Mark Silvestri, Danny Williams, Matt Thorup, Joe Madureira
Favourite Movies
Disney-anything: Treasure Planet, Frozen, Lion king, Pixar-anything: Cars, The Incredibles, Toy Story, DreamWorks-anything: Shrek, Kung-Fu Panda, MegaMind, Pacific Rim, Godzilla-2014,Enter the Dragon, and Military related flicks
Favourite TV Shows
The Walking Dead, Americas Got Talent. I don't watch too much TV, while not at work, I spend my time with my family and any time left, I am on the computer or drawing on paper doing my art thing.
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
U2, Grath Brooks, Celo Green, Bruno Marz, Celia Cruz, Mark Anthony, Danzing, Michael Jackson, Prince-all kinds of music
Favourite Books
Any book about ZBrush, Maya, art related, World War Z, Mike Force
Favourite Writers
Max Brooks, Lewis H. Burruss.
Favourite Games
Far Cry 2 (soon-4), Crysis 2, DarkSiders 1 and 2, BioShock 2, Epic Mickey 1 and 2, Brutal Legend, The Last of us, Terminator Salvation, Call of Duty, Need for Speed- a ton of them
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC (But I also play on my own or with my boys on the Wii U and Sony Play Station 3)
Tools of the Trade
Mac, Windows, Painter IX, Photoshop, Sketch Book Pro, ZBrush, Maya, Wacom Tablet, Pencil and paper, Everthing Oil/Acrylic Painting related
Other Interests
Helping others, Cool Cartoon Style Art, looking at concept art, body building, reading how to books, cool looking vehicles i.e. going to car shows

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Nice style. I missed your post on ZBC about Robobeast; just found it today.  Anyways, a belated thanks and keep up the good work!
Thanks a million for coming by 'my site' here LIONBRUSH, very cool of you. Ya, loved that Robobeast and I still stand by my comments at ZBC... they should make it out of bronze! Well, hope you come by more often. Saul (Dragon).
wicked gallery, love your sketches :D
SOMEBODY GIVE THIS GUY MORE LLAMA'S HE'S BEEN HERE FOR 7 YEARS AND HE HASN'T ACHIEVED SUPER LLAMA
Ha, hi RielleiDay. Don't know what 'LLAMA'S' are (according to you), but, guessing it's a good thing-in a funny way? Anywho, very cool of you to drop by. Yes, been here some time, hope folks like all the new uploads I have been posting up here lately. Best.
llamas are things you collect, if you get a certain amount it upgrades to a super llama, albino llama, super albino llama, etc. you get a super llama at 10 llamas. the llamas are the badges at the top of your page,
Hey! Thanks for the fav =D