been dying to get exercise, been turning into a chunky monkey. It's just there's no time, wish there was a gym near my house or somehting.
Plus Halloween, calories calories calories!
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 + UpdateEDIT: We were able to finally get my dad's death certificate. Thank you all so much for your kind words, encouragement and support and to everyone who have offered to help, I really appreciate it a lot. 💕
I'm still accepting commissions, you can check the details below. Thank you!!! 💛
Thank you everyone so much for your thoughts, prayers and donations. Unfortunately dad did not wake up, he passed away last night. 😢
We still owe a big amount of money from the hospital (around 11 grand) and they might not be able to release him or we won't be able to get his death certificate until we pay the bill. We're hoping that they would at least accept our promissory note but yea, I need to do something. I'm very thankful for all the donations that you guys have offered but I realized I can't really rely on it alone so I have decided to just open a new batch of commissions cause I really don't have any other choice. I'm gonna be accepting slots until I reached my goal s
commission works ( closed, again! )
UPDATE! [April 9th 2018]: aaaand the waiting list is full! for all those who got a spot in the waiting list, when the time comes I shall contact you again! thank you!
UPDATE! [April 8th 2018]: personal commission works are currently open! I'm putting together a waiting list ( which is already half-full ) so I can accept 5 more! cat comission works are prefered. for the rest of the info click - HERE!
old journal entry from winter:
uaggh! I don't even know how to write journals anymore D: I hope everyone is
Freed up a few unpaid Genos from last year.
Items currently for sale:
Duffel Bag X1
(Gives one permanent additional item on a Quest)
$5 / 10CP
(Changes a Reosean's Homeland)
$15 / 30CP
Genos currently for sale:
BOLD - Uncommon | BOLD ITALIC - Rare | BOLD UNDERLINE - Ultra Rare
Genos up for open offers:
I will create a working Import file for you, and make any needed edits on design approval.
0-3 markings: Add $10 or 20CP to any Geno here.
4+ markings: Add $15 or 30CP to any Geno here.
1) (Male - Vayron - Runner - Healthy)
F: Lisse Coat
Floradear Species Information Will update in near future with more visuals!
Edited: 1/21/16 New antler type and small change to Snow Antlers
Floradear Directory + Rules (has everything)
Floradears Original Information [Closed Species]
Forget Me Not Angel + Floradear Questions
Origin of Floradears
Underneath God, there is a group of minor gods called Seasonal Gods. These gods have a job of roaming the earth and protecting the balance; however, like all jobs, work can get tedious and so
Using Cross-Figure With Genesis 8Cross-Figure Genesis 3 is a program that allows you to use Genesis 3 Female hair and clothing on Genesis 3 Male and vice versa without using AutoFit. There are some extra steps using it with Genesis 8, but you don't have to be able to use a modeling program (unless you want to make a better ID morph after you're done, but we'll get to that).
Here's a YouTube version. You'll have to turn your sound up. Sorry.
Genesis 8 Male and Female
Instructions G8F to G8M:
Load Genesis 8 Female into the scene.
Load a piece of clothing or hair onto Genesis 8 Female that you wish to convert.
Go to the Parameters tab. If you do not have one, you can create one by right-clicking near your existing tabs and finding it in the list.
Click on the tiny button at top left of this
Commissions CLOSEDRULES (please read them carefully before ordering!!!):
1. Anime style only (that means only anime, not semirealism as I don't feel confident about my semirealism style at the moment)
2. Payment upfront (paypal only)
3. NO REFUNDS (unless I'm the one offering them because of not being to able work on them, etc)
4. Payment in EURO only (my native currency)
5. I won't draw stuff that I consider offensive/weird fetishes, etc (please ask me beforehand)
6. OC's and fanart allowed
7. Chibis come with no BG. Busts and thigh ups with a simple background
8. Can be NSFW
9. I just take what is offered in this journal, nothing more, nothing less. If I don't advertise other types of commissions (Ie: full bodies) it means that I'm not taking them. Hope you can understand.
CHIBI: 25 €
BUST: 40 €
F.A.Q. TIME!!I get quite a few messages here on DA with various questions and requests. I don't have time due to work and family to answer all of them individually like I would like so I think a handy-dandy FAQ is in order. This way maybe I can answer a question before it's even asked and/or have a journal I can easily direct people to. So here we go!
Q: Can you give me any tips on how to draw/color,paint/whatever better?
A: The quick and easy answer is that there aren't any secrets to being able to draw well. I know it's not what people want to hear and everyone is looking for a magic trick that will instantly make them a better artist. The truth is that I have dedicated 1000s of hours to art in an effort to get better. I attended figure drawing classes, went to conventions and spent hours talking to other artists, and spent nearly every dime I had on books and art supplies. I lived it and breathed it. When you were out on a date or playing video games or seeing movies I was probably home d
Happy New Year!Hope you're all doing well!
Sorry I haven't been around here at all! Been busy these past few months and I've found that dA stresses me out LOL. I feel like it brings out the worst in me and I definitely feel more relaxed since my time away from it. BUT I'd still like to come back and draw stuff here again eventually. I miss drawing pony stuff and the next gen characters and all that. So maybe soon! I know I'm definitely rusty but it'll be cool to see how much my style's changed I guess.
Just thought I'd throw in a little update. You all know how 2017 went for me based on my journals but I'd like to hear about yours! Go ahead an comment some of the cool stuff you got to do this past year or maybe even the not so cool stuff. Anything! Go for it! I'm curious~
Happy 2018 ✨
ily + raffle giveaway! (WINNER LISTED BELOW)YO! I said I'd pull the number tomorrow but i forgot that would be sunday so i won't be home until later! Since the ticket entries slowed down and 24 hours passed, I did it now ;; If you didn't get to enter, apologies! I will most likely do another longer one at 2k watchers uwu''
THE WINNER IS EsraDavut with the number 83 !! You should receive the points soon~