Hello all! My name is Matthew, and for as long as I can remember, I've been OBSESSED with everything strange and fantastical. From Fantasy to SciFi, and from the cartoonish to the serious, I've always loved a good story, and I've got a million of my own to tell.
My biggest hope with my art and my writing is to tell all those stories, and hopefully do that one day for a living. I know as artists, we all aspire for that goal, but I know if I work hard enough and believe in myself enough (two things I've struggled with in recent years) I know that I can make it happen.
I have experience with traditional art forms, but my real expertise lies with the digital. I have experience with most Adobe programs, including Flash, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop, but for my own personal works I mainly use Open-Source programs like GIMP and Inkscape (because $30 a month is a wee bit out of my current budget
). I've also done some 3D sculpting and modelling in the past, using programs like Lightwave and Blender. And I recently started learning how to use the new open source OpenToonz program as a way to get back into 2D animation.
But of course, I also enjoy writing. The works I've shared here so far have been poetry, but I also plan on adding prose fiction, both short and long (ho boy, it'll be long) as I make it. So expect it!