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Artist // Professional // Digital Art
  • United States
  • Deviant for 11 years
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My Bio
I've Been working in the game industry as an artist from '93 onward. The first game I worked on was System Shock at Looking Glass Technologies. My degree is from R.I.S.D. majoring in industrial design. They taught me how to think more creatively, instead of overly focusing on technique. I'm grateful for that, as ideas are never my problem. These days my focus is on painting concepts for myself, The more out-there the better. I'm trying to learn how to paint faster and keep a sense of detail with my new works. I love 3D as well and continue to do that for my work. Pleasure to be on this site, and best of wishes to you all.

-Mike Marsicano

Current Residence: usa Timonium MD.
deviantWEAR sizing preference: xl
Favourite genre of music: electronic ambient
Favourite photographer: ansel adams
Favourite style of art: sci fi
Operating System: vista 64
MP3 player of choice: i-tunes

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Favourite Games
mass effect
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
max, z-brush, ps, unreal
Other Interests
nature, sci fi, fantasy, space
free loomis books here. they are dated but still the best pattern for learning how to draw http://illustrationage.com/2013/04/02/free-andrew-loomis-art-instruction-downloads/ also 'this guy has a great book on drawing the figure http://www.figuredrawing.info/ this guy has a great drawing book. http://cargocollective.com/drawthrough on amazon.... http://www.amazon.com/How-Draw-sketching-environments-imagination/dp/1933492759/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1392040586&sr=8-1&keywords=scott+robertson and http://www.amazon.com/How-Render-fundamentals-shadow-reflectivity/dp/1933492961/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1392040636&amp
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link to painting taking the long road on this one.
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http://marsmotion.weebly.com/ no ads, easy site tools, no html req. set it up in about a week part time. nice styles. i'd suggest anyone who wants an ad free portfolio without restrictions on size and a robust site layout to try this. I f@#$'n  sound like an ad shit, but it really was easy and it really worked great. I did it because sending clients here with the ads wasnt working. having to click through full screen ads was turning people off. you'd think premium here would get rid of them for your viewers as well. take note DA, please, respectfully. anyway just thought i'd share. best -mike
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Thanks for the +fav!
np glad to anytime. keep it going.
Thank you so much for the favourite on: Still Glowing
It's very much appreciated!

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np its a very interesting picture. very cool
Woah, I feel so honored, thank you so so so much for the watch :D :D
my pleasure. i figure thats why were here, to inspire each other to make art and have some fun.
Friend, I'm honored by the watch from someone as skilled as you!