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How I Broke into Concept Art

How I Broke into Concept Art

Sorry I've been away, everyone. Things are getting progressively busier and busier, but it's all good because I'm happily employed at Riot Games as an associate concept artist! I'm living with my friend in fumy downtown Los Angeles trying to find a place to live in sunny Santa Monica, where my beloved studio is. Consider this a rough step-by-step tutorial of how to break into the industry based on my experience, the mistakes I made and the things I learned along the way - while they are fresh in my mind. Anyone listening to my story should know that since it already happened, by repeating the same process you won't be able to get the same re
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Big News Coming

Big News Coming

There is not enough time in life for negative thoughts. Unless they're funny, I guess.
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Looking for a Skilled Web Programmer

Looking for a Skilled Web Programmer

Http://dailyduels.com is coming back up, but it's gonna look much better and have various systems that will make it into a real website. *KahzeArt (https://www.deviantart.com/kahzeart) and I need someone who can: - Write a voting system that keeps track of who wins, loses and gets disqualified, and displays the data in the "stats" section - Make an archive page that displays the winning duel thumbnail in a calendar-like arrangement - Make a timer count down till the next duel deadline - Write an interface for the two of us that will make it easy and fast to upload pictures and comments, and post the duels automatically at the time of the deadline; also it should automati
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GDC Postmortem

GDC Postmortem

So here comes a giant art dump from the past month and a half, beginning with :thumb199893420:. GDC was an unforgettable experience, and I miss it dearly already. For 3 days I got to pretend like I was part of the industry, hang out with some badasses, talk to a lot more badasses and gather a whole bunch of information. Finally the questions that were clogging the back of my mind were answered. Some of them, anyway. I've been thinking about this event every day for the past month, and now that it's over, I feel a little empty. After going through the ups and downs of committing myself entirely to one goal, I emerged a changed man. My goal wa
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