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About Digital Art / Professional Core Member Gavin Michelli35/Male/United States Groups :iconhe-manfans: He-manFans
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Spongebob Sketch by GavinMichelli Spongebob Sketch :icongavinmichelli:GavinMichelli 6 0 Death Dealer Head Sketch by GavinMichelli Death Dealer Head Sketch :icongavinmichelli:GavinMichelli 9 2 Bowsette Sketch by GavinMichelli Bowsette Sketch :icongavinmichelli:GavinMichelli 11 0 Thor by Roland Paris by GavinMichelli Thor by Roland Paris :icongavinmichelli:GavinMichelli 20 2 Batman Sketch Cover by GavinMichelli Batman Sketch Cover :icongavinmichelli:GavinMichelli 13 5 Hellboy Head Sketch by GavinMichelli Hellboy Head Sketch :icongavinmichelli:GavinMichelli 10 0 Power Struggle Sequential Page by GavinMichelli Power Struggle Sequential Page :icongavinmichelli:GavinMichelli 11 6

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Good afternoon, fellow deviants!

So you may ask, "what's up with that clickbait title?" No, I'm not retiring from drawing, art, comics, or anything else like that. I do, however, think that I'm going to retire from taking commissions (at least, commissions that aren't live at a comic con or other events). I've been thinking a lot about this recently. The last 10 years or so, I've been here on Deviantart, and I've done a pretty steady stream of commissions. In fact, I can't think of any point in the last 6 years at least when I haven't had a list of them that were chronically late. Those of you who've commissioned me know exactly what I'm talking about - it takes several months for me to complete a commission, sometimes longer. When I first started this, I could turn a full-color commission around in a week, but it's been a long time since that's been the case. 

While I appreciate every single commission that's come my way, and I also appreciate every single person who's enjoyed my work enough to pay me to draw their characters, the steady flow of work has left me with very little time to work on my own ideas, or to even practice to try to improve as an artist. As a result, I feel like I'm not where I should be in terms of my skill level. So, after ten years of working for money, it's time to refocus on the art.

Now obviously, people who have already ordered commissions from me will receive their orders. I'm definitely not trying to swindle anyone or leave anyone in the lurch. Also, I'll still be doing sketches at comic cons, so if you live in the southeast United States, keep your eyes peeled (or if you happen to run a con or event, shoot me a message!) and you can get a live sketch for your very own. But, at least for the time being, I'd like to put some focus onto my Patreon ( and my Youtube (…) pages. Also, as always, you can get original art or prints at my store (…) or on Ebay (…).
You'll also be able to get original head sketches if you buy my 2018 sketchbook. But other than those head sketches and sketches at cons, I'll be focusing on the stuff I want to draw and paint.

Like I said before, I've been doing this DA thing for a while. For those of you who have been with me for a while, thanks so much for your support over the years. For those of you who are just joining me, thanks for watching, and I hope I can give you some great new stuff to look at soon!
  • Listening to: "Jiggin" by Johnny Hu$tle
  • Reading: Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
  • Watching: Titans on DC Universe
  • Playing: Injustice 2
  • Eating: fasting
  • Drinking: coffee


Gavin Michelli
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Oh, hai! Didn't see you there! Why don't you come in and have a seat, and we can talk about me for a minute...

My name is Gavin Michelli, and I'm an artist from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. I currently work at Composite Effects as a silicone casting specialist and sculptor. I'm also a comic book artist, having worked on Inverse Press' Last Ride for Horsemen and Drumfish Productions' Sentinels among others. I've also been a freelance digital artist for over a decade, working with clients like Digg Magazine, Fear Fete, Southern Geek Fest, Ping Magazine and a ton of private clients.

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customwaifus Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2018   Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch and helping my profile grow! I really appreciate it!
I hope you'll continue enjoy and support my art! <3
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joltinjohnnylucas Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2018
Thanks for the favoritism
artbyaliz Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
gavin you old man,,damn you are still kickin brother,,here is your old pal alizadeh art :D
GavinMichelli Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Aw damn, it's been a minute!! How've you been, buddy?
artbyaliz Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
haha i m good bro,,hows your life?
GavinMichelli Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Can't complain! Kids are keeping me busy (I know you know a thing or two about that ;P). Still trying to make this comic book thing happen, while doing graphic design during the day. It's really good to hear from you, man. I see your painting has been keeping you busy!
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AndrewTaylorWeir Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2018
When will you finish Keilani's Long Vacation? Disregarding that shaving scene you featured in it, the overall story concept has real potential!
GavinMichelli Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
LOL I think you're actually looking for :icontoddcheese:. I did a commissioned piece of Keilani a long time ago, but I didn't have any involvement in the story.
Kid-Destructo Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the SUPPORT my friend!DeviantArt :) (Smile) =P (Razz) 
GavinMichelli Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Fa sho!
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