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Artist // Professional // Varied
  • Portugal
  • Deviant for 14 years
  • He / Him
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My Bio
Current Residence: Portugal
Favourite genre of music: good music
Operating System: Win 7, XP
Favourite cartoon character: Korra

Favourite Visual Artist
Eduardo Barreto, Esteban Maroto
Favourite Movies
Battle Royale, Groundhog Day
Favourite TV Shows
The Wire, The Walking Dead, Homeland
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Emile Waldteuful
Favourite Books
The saga of Pandora Zwieback - Blood Feud
Favourite Writers
Warren Ellis
Favourite Games
Shadow of the Colossus, Ico, Bioshock, Left4Dead2, Silent Hill (all), President Evil 2,3,
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC, PS3, PS2
Tools of the Trade
pencils, erasers, brushes, china ink, rottring pens, photoshop
Other Interests
comics, movies, videogames, CG

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Saw your interview with Boom. It was great to see and hear from the artist himself! You almost gave away too much on Sheva, but it was all good fun. You're famous! I enjoyed it.:D (Big Grin) :happybounce:  At last, I know how to pronounce your name, that was very helpful.

LOL, just call me Zeu for short, I use that pseudonym everywhere, it's my childhood nickname and much less of a mouthfull. ^_^

I'm really glad you've enjoyed it, Richard really carried most of the workload there, getting the kickstarter set up and negotiating the stuff with the printers. That's the hard part of this artsy thing. :)

Like Zeus, lol. My name is Richard, too, there are a lot of us, like Richard (Dick) Grayson, aka Nightwing. You are very prolific, you have much more work than seen on DA. Excellence.
Sorry to brother u again but I just need to confine with someone a bit about
Being a artist when you have the drive but It's so hard when you feel like
I don't make any progress when I want to improve futher where I feel like
My artwork doesn't feel like fan art for atleast.
If you are stuck in a rut, and it happens to everyone from time to time, I found it helps sometimes to go out, take your mind off things, look at the world with newer eyes, drink in the works from other artists and seek inspiration from other mediums.
Hey Eliseu It's been a while and I was wondering If I ask u about How struggling it is 
Sometimes being an artist can be such as the use of Photo references which can
too boring when u re use it too much when U can't draw what u want y'know.
It's very tough to bear sometimes.  
Hey, Hersiali, it's been a while! :)

I use lots of references, especially for titles such as Stargate Atlantis/Universe and yeah, after a while it feels like it's constricting your creativity.

It's why I use them mostly as guidelines, to see how, for instances, a F-22 would look from this or that angle and then add a personal take on the perspective or the foreshortening.

I've been drawing cartoony style a lot lately, so it's very liberating to look at something and trying to cartoon-ify it.

That tendency has started to bleed into my more reallistic style and it can be quite enjoyable sometimes to "bend" the rules.