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Kevin Karstens
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Artist // Professional // Traditional Art
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My Bio
Cartoonist, Illustrator, Animator.

Maintaining 'Karstens Creations' since 1994 (www.kevinkarstens.blogspot.com), Resume includes publication in CRACKED magazine, CARtoons, STARLOG, Rue Morgue, AVN, the Tale of the Tail book series, Politicemon! (app) and Bathroom Wall TShirts.

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Current Residence: Boise ID
Favourite genre of music: Classical
Favourite style of art: Classical Animation (2D)
Favourite cartoon character: Brian the Dog, 'Family Guy'
Personal Quote: "Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable."
- Cesar A Cruz

Favourite Visual Artist
Mort Drucker, Doc Hammer, Seth MacFarlane
Favourite Movies
Howard The Duck (Ahhh, the power of CHEESE!)
Favourite Games
Space Ace
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Tools of the Trade
My Pencil
Other Interests
Bad Movies, MST3K, Classical Music, Animation

Available for Hire

Available for Hire

I am now available for hire, for anything from private commissions (portraits, comics, storyboards, illustrations for fan fictions...you name it) to commercial illustration and design...low pricing (see below)...link to sample commercial art at end of this post...thanks! COLOR SINGLE PIC (non comic 'panel' pages)...........60.00 B&W SINGLE..........................................50.00 COLOR MULTI 'COMIC' PAGE (average 4-6 panels each)...65.00-70.00, depending on number of panels....65.00 on average. B&W COMIC PAGE .....................................55.00 'SUNDAY COMICS', 11 x 17 page (additional panels, larger page)....80.00

No More DA For Me, Gang...

No More DA For Me, Gang...

Hey All... Back again here, after a ban...but not for long. Apparently (and I had NO idea this was the case) DA doesn't allow pictures of cartoon characters 'aged up', and my sketch of Wendy from Peter Pan at age 18 earned me a ban for a month. Seriously, DA? Sorry, but this is just flat out asinine policy. These are DRAWINGS. No one is affected. It's NOT like 'child porn' that involves real humans, it's LINES on PAPER. I will now rarely, if ever, be adding anything new here on DA...I refuse to be a part of a site with some a ludicrous, laughably 'over moral' stance. I will occasionally add the odd pic, stuff with characters 'not in

My Dark Ride Dream...

My Dark Ride Dream...

I LOVE dark rides. And haunt themed stuff. Although I have not had access to a house or yard to 'haunt' at Halloween for well over 20 years (we live in an apartment, the wife and I) I have wanted to create a dark ride inspired by Disney's Mansion since I was about 8 years old, back when my kid sister and I created 'rides' in our backyard (complete with fully operational animatronic figures, powered by record players, audio on cassettes and black light effects) which we pushed neighborhood kids through in a wheel barrow at 25 cents a head... Well, if I can't build one full scale, I decided to do the next best thing, and I am currently creat

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josuethegreatStudent Traditional Artist
Sure.
Hello, do you take requests?
karcreatProfessional Traditional Artist
Sorry, no...only commissions...I gots bills to pay, like everyone else, man...;)
Fair enough.
90skid2386Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello?
karcreatProfessional Traditional Artist
Hello...;)
90skid2386Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How are you doing?