COming to the end of my 5:00pm to 7:00am double shift.
- Listening to: Encore/Numb
- Reading: nothing
- Watching: ocean's 12
Still alive and kicking...or rather dancing.
I'm getting faster. Much faster. I know understand part of adding texture and punctuating rhythm to my movies also means adding more variety to my life. Years ago when I was in better shape I made Haloid in just over 2 months. Dead Fantasy 2 was made in about 4 months. These days as I get older and gain more skill. Somehow I seem to be getting slower. And part of it is re igniting my passion for things.
My movies have always been very rhythmic. And exercising rhythm in my life adds haste to my process. In an odd way, much like dancing adding texture and beats to my work means being ok with going slower. By lea
The Other SideSo what the one other thing I do beside work?
Man I've been a dance gamer for over 10 years now. I try to play for style more than anything. I like finding songs that are hard enough to keep you moving, but easy enough that you can still look cool doing it.
This is the one other thing I do besides work work work. Really it's the only exercise I get maybe once a week. But lately with changes in my diet I've been able to get in really good shape. I happened to be there one night and a passerby decided to start recording. This was linked to me by my buddy Archie.
Funny tidbit, before I was ever known for making movies. I was "famous" in my hometown for dancing at arcades. My friends would even joke about the group of kids who liked to watch me back then as "monty's fanclub."
iawtv awards showYo folks. Here i am in las vegas getting ready for tonight. Red vs blue has been nominated for best animarion at the international acadamy of web television for best animation. And tonightthere will be a livestream & red carpet for the ceremonies. You can watch the live stream at 9pm eastern time here: http://www.youtube.com/iawtvorg
See you then!
OnwardSo we managed to crawl to the finish of Red Vs Blue Season 9. If you've got a few bucks to spare, it's not a bad buy. You may be able to use it to clone me someday considering how much blood and sweat I poured into it.
But in all seriousness though it is a true product of love. I don't think anyone loves working on this more than I do.
That being well and behind me I'm already getting started on Season 10. Which will be no small task as the 10th season of this show we have huge things in mind... huge.
On a more personal note I'm beginning making some leeway on Dead Fantasy and other projects of passion of mine.
And on a even more personal note, I'm feeling somewhat empty these days. It's getting harder and harder to remind myself how lucky I am, despite the sacrifices I've had to make to get this far. It's a privilege of many sorts to work on something th
Red Vs Blue Season 9 Episode 17Oddly even though I've been offsite for about a month now. I'm still working everyday. I don't think I know how to relax lol. But ah well, at least I'm somewhate more rested and ready to kick some more ass.
So this here is episode 17 of rvb season 9. This episode particularly has the longest uncut action sequence I've done to date.
I've always felt whenever movies do what's called a "long take" that the action itself kinda suffers due to the simple reason of being safe and laking the polish of editorial. Particulars come to mind like Hard Boiled or Tom Yum Goong.
So I was like why not? I have the advantage of editorial despite living in the realm of action choreography. It being animation, why not do a long take?
Red Vs Blue Season 9 Episode 15I need to be better about updating here. You are afterall artists and coleagues that I respect.
So anyhow, we've wrapped this season and I'm back home in the northeast breathing a bit spending time with the girlfriend, doing the preliminary research for next season. As well as getting assets ready for Dead Fantasy, and... other projects.
In the meantime here's the latest episode of Red Vs Blue Featuring my work:
It's a very exciting time with a world of possibility in front of us. Believe me whatever I didn't get to fit in this season is going to be twice as good next season.
Red Vs Blue Season 9 Episode 10.
So as always I'm ridiculously busy. So busy in fact I'm missing out on birthdays, anniversaries, childhood friend's wedding's, life period. Soon this will all be done with though and I will get a chance to breath and speak. Until then I literally cannot stop.
UpdateBusy... sooo busy
working hard as humanly possible on RvB Season 9.
failed at building my girlfriend new costume for AX '11. Also while getting several chemical burns while fast experimenting poly resins
went to AX, played as hard as possible to enjoy the 1/3 times a year I get to see my girlfriend. Enjoyed the fuck out of it.
back at our studio now cramming even harder on RvB season 9
check it out a special preview here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ3OZfPsP2E
episodes 1-4 are all available on our site as well: http://roosterteeth.com/home.php
too busy, just way too busy.
Commissions 2019 CLOSEDRules:
- you may only buy up to 3 com's at a time
- i will start on the commission once money or points are received
- i will take my time on this commission, please do not rush me unless its been awhile and i may of forgot.
-i have rights to deny you (mainly if i cannot draw the character or not comfortable drawing it)
- digital references only
-you can ask about other types of commissions if i missed any
- some commissions have options (if you want a sketchy commission the price is lowered)
Sketchy lines + detailed shading
Fully liked + detailed shading
Sketchy + detailed shading
Lined + detailed shading
Sketchy + detailed shading
Genos: 1AR clearout 7/16Updates:
Clear out some of these older Genos, 1AR price drop for some uncommon marks and rare tails.
Items currently for sale:
Blacksmith's hammer x3
10CP / FREE if you buy a Geno with $
Holy's Heirloom x1
Warrior's Embrace x2
Large Box of Crafts X2
$15 / 40CP
Green Anji X1
Striped Anji X1
Kicuan Secretary X1
Sembo Betta X1
Genos currently for sale:
BOLD - Uncommon | BOLD ITALIC - Rare | BOLD UNDERLINE - Ultra Rare
Genos up for open offers:
2) (Male - Vayron - Runner - Healthy)
F: Lisse Coat
T: Long Ears, Whip Tail, Feline Eyes
P: Oriental Freckled Coin
1) (Male - Vayron - Puller - Health
DRAW-MY-SONA contest 2 [$200 prize - CLOSED]edit:
I have to put this out there for only extending it twice I guess but^
I previously did a draw-my-sona/draw-my-oc contest with $200 in prizes .. aND GUESS WHAT I'm doin it again this spring
current ending date (MOST LIKELY will be subject to change/extension later on): February 28, 2019 now MAY 31, 2019
1. draw them correctly, it's not hard if you put a lil effort into it
2. no begging or guilt-tripping for the win
3. no copying other artists nor tracing. don't copy/heavily reference other things for this
4. you will be allowing me to use the art even if you don't win/place. please know this!! any art of my sonas are going in their toyhouses no matter what.
5. no entries after the final end date
6. have fun with it <3
Closed for now
requests are closed until I finish drawing the characters I picked,
I'm opening a tiny request journal in order to celebrate New Year!
I'll be most likely drawing a headshot linearts like this one! But it also can be a different type of drawing, such as an ink or pencil sketch, or an animated illustration as it will be a surprise.
I will be taking a look at this journal from time to time !
I won't be drawing all requests, just few of these, but I'll tell you if I'll accept your request and feature your comment then.
Don't ask me if I accepted your request, just check if your comment is featured. If it is, then you'll receive a drawing from me at some point.
My version of DeviantART EclipseFor the past two days I've been trying to come up with an idea about how the site's layout update should be.
Suggestions regarding the Core members' benefits:
Core members should have the ability to customize their background image or colors.
The number of Custom boxes should be 20 instead of 10 for Core Members.
Access to all of the widgets that already existed in this site.
Core members being able to change their username every 3 months.
Suggestions regarding the NON-Core members' benefits:
Commissions [closed]closed indefinitely!
was last open on: Sep 2018
1. Bust | waist | thigh-up : $24/2400 | $32/3200 | US$36/3600 (+$2-4 for intricate designs/ large wings)
|| more examples here ||
2. Full body (comes with simple BG): $48/4800 points (+$4-10 for intricate designs; +$2-4 for weapons/ large wings)
**you can ask for simple stuff to be added (like floating flower petals or leaves)
3a. Cheeb pixels: US$15/1500 points
(static, fully shaded, varied poses) +$2/200pts for complicated designs/ large weapons/ large wings
THIS IS CLOSED
I made the first contest journal with Eclipse, wanting to test it out. But all of the sudden I can't edit the entry anymore - so I am rewriting it in an old journal entry ,, hopefully it will work better now.
What you have to do is simple Draw one of my characters !
You can find them all here : but if you find another character that belongs to me in my gallery, you can draw them too.
✦ Upload your drawing here on deviantart (not somwhere else, other wise I can't add it to the collection of all entries) and mention me in the description or/and send me a link. I will add it to the collection and leave a comment, that way you can be sure you entered the contest.
✦ You can enter as many times as you like
✦ You can draw them in any way you want : digital or traditional, all is fi
OH ME GUSTASETTLE IN CHILDREN IT'S TIME TO FEATURE SOME KICKASS FANART
NO APOLOGIES BECAUSE I LOVE EVERY SINGLE PIECE AND I GOTTA SHOW EM TO YOU LIKE A FERRET WITH HER BABIES
(In all seriousness, I have a ton of fanart piled up in my inbox notifications, and the sheer volume gives me so much anxiety it's kinda overwhelming to attempt to comment on every piece (there's hundreds!) Please, PLEASE just know from the bottom of my heart, if you've ever drawn or written something for me (or even just shown support), I'm grateful beyond words. Thank you~)
(<----FUCKING YOOOOO LOOK AT THAT PERSPECTIVE)
(<-Irie/Joe fan babies!-->) (GLORIOUS--->)
Contest - Super Upgrade (open)Hi everyone!
I promised to make a contest in June - here we go!
Imagine... A young mage (or a witch, or a wizard, or... well... anyone) gets their first magic staff. As you can see, it's pretty plain and boring, but time passes and the staff (as well as its owner) changes... Perhaps its owner turned to dark magic and the staff now looks rather intimidating. Perhaps they are a druid and the staff is covered in flowers and leaves. Or perhaps now it contains one of elements. Or it's a weapon of Heavens. Or a deadly tool of a necromancer. It's up to you to decide!
So the task of this contest is to upgrade this staff.
paint the staff any colour you want
add details, ornaments, sparkles, etc. (as many as you want!)
submit only 1 entry (you can draw several variants but then you'll have to choose which one you'll submit as your entry)
(optionally) write a few