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[Closeup] Golden Kamuy | Asirpa + Retar by muddymelly [Closeup] Golden Kamuy | Asirpa + Retar :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 154 3 Golden Kamuy | Asirpa + Retar by muddymelly Golden Kamuy | Asirpa + Retar :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 344 16 [Cropped closeup] Ken Kaneki by muddymelly [Cropped closeup] Ken Kaneki :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 245 12 Ken Kaneki by muddymelly Ken Kaneki :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 518 27 [Cropped closeup] Tsuyu Asui + Ochaco Uraraka by muddymelly [Cropped closeup] Tsuyu Asui + Ochaco Uraraka :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 325 16 Tsuyu Asui + Ochaco Uraraka | My Hero Academia by muddymelly Tsuyu Asui + Ochaco Uraraka | My Hero Academia :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 604 30 [Close-Up] The Promise | Oogami Sakura (younger!) by muddymelly [Close-Up] The Promise | Oogami Sakura (younger!) :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 565 18 The Promise | Oogami Sakura (younger!) by muddymelly The Promise | Oogami Sakura (younger!) :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 923 35 One For All | All Might/Toshinori Yagi by muddymelly One For All | All Might/Toshinori Yagi :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 1,372 63 [Cropped closeup] (Katsuki Bakugou) by muddymelly [Cropped closeup] (Katsuki Bakugou) :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 432 10 EXPLODE KILL KING/LORD (Katsuki Bakugou) by muddymelly EXPLODE KILL KING/LORD (Katsuki Bakugou) :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 1,099 36 [Haikyuu] Kuroo Tetsurou + Kozume Kenma (close-up) by muddymelly [Haikyuu] Kuroo Tetsurou + Kozume Kenma (close-up) :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 317 20 [Haikyuu] Kuroo Tetsurou + Kozume Kenma by muddymelly [Haikyuu] Kuroo Tetsurou + Kozume Kenma :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 480 22 [GIF] BNHA: Uraraka Ochaco + Midoriya Izuku by muddymelly [GIF] BNHA: Uraraka Ochaco + Midoriya Izuku :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 425 18 [Steps] BNHA: Uraraka Ochaco + Midoriya Izuku by muddymelly [Steps] BNHA: Uraraka Ochaco + Midoriya Izuku :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 272 13 [Close-Up] BNHA: Uraraka Ochaco + Midoriya Izuku by muddymelly [Close-Up] BNHA: Uraraka Ochaco + Midoriya Izuku :iconmuddymelly:muddymelly 617 20

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The origins of imaginative art + is it REAL art?
Hopefully there's some interesting stuff here for anybody considering this as a career, or for anybody who wants to be any kind of creator. It's a big old post edited, reworked and expanded from a blog started some years back, but it might even open some eyes to the reality of day to day creative drawing. Some of it may appear quite sweeping - we can only draw from our own experiences and the people we have met and known along the way - so I hope you'll forgive me for that! I'm not sure I completely agree with myself in hind-sight, but I'm along the right tracks!
As an artist I don't know that I've entirely succeeded in what I set out to do (who does?), but I believe I have done what was right for me at any given time - given constraints both time-wise and editorial. That said, I feel the need to stretch my wings now and seek pastures new. But that's another story...
So then - how about it? Is comic art REAL art?
Generally I dislike a lot of what I've done because it's never as good as
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[Closeup] Golden Kamuy | Asirpa + Retar
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Asirpa + Retar! 🏹+🐺! Dear y'all, Golden Kamuy is such a unique marvel of a series and has made my sisses lerl a million times... T/////Tpq 

(P.S. If you've so kindly written my frustratingly slowwwww self, and are still waiting for me to reply -- I am endeavoring to write you back!!!!!! ><9💦

Uncropped artwork: 

Golden Kamuy | Asirpa + Retar by muddymelly   
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Golden Kamuy | Asirpa + Retar
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Asirpa + Retar! 🏹+🐺! Dear y'all, Golden Kamuy is such a unique marvel of a series and has made my sisses lerl a million times... T/////Tpq 

(P.S. If you've so kindly written my frustratingly slowwwww self, and are still waiting for me to reply -- I am endeavoring to write you back!!!!!! ><9💦

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[Closeup] Golden Kamuy | Asirpa + Retar by muddymelly 
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[Cropped closeup] Ken Kaneki

rabbit heart emoji Photoshop files + goodies for this artwork are now available on my Patreon! (I got to add more bonus Patreon gifts than usual, so the $1-tier download alone is almost 80 MB!) Free Patreon rewards hererabbit heart emoji

If you'd like to receive my Patreon rewards for free for as long as you want without being a paying patron, that's super okay!! You can do that here!!  

Patreon | Facebook | TwitterTumblrInstagram | Artstation | Drawcrowd | Pixiv | Redbubble (store for art prints + merch!) | My portfolio-blogkaomoji set 1 9/19 

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"Why is it that the beautiful things are entwined more deeply with death than with life?" 

-- Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul) 

Kaneki (and the well-poised cast of Tokyo Ghoul) always delivers such memorable and heart-touching lines... I think one of my most favorite Kaneki quotes is still as follows: "Human relationships are chemical reactions. If you have a reaction then you can never return to your previous state of being." 
 
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Full-sized version: 

Ken Kaneki by muddymelly 

My dear y'all, I've absolutely got to improve in so very many facets because there is so much that I dearly hope to do better for y'all...!!! Thereby, I must beg your pardon as I rush back to work/catching up on communications/working on overdue solutions/finally finishing things that I very much owe y'all! m(/____\)m Please accept this edgy spoop of an artwork. 

That's my secret, Captain... I'm always behind on work... and am constantly thinking about the folks that I've let down and need to make amends for, and the folks that are waiting on me, that are unreplied-to, that have important concerns that I must address, that have critiques that I must express gratitude for, and that have kindly taken care of me. I owe so many so much. 

I'm so sorry for being behind on these things, and am ever thankful for your very treasured patience. 

Please know that I am unspeakably grateful for y'all and to y'all. (>///<pq) 

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Ken Kaneki

rabbit heart emoji Photoshop files + goodies for this artwork are now available on my Patreon! (I got to add more bonus Patreon gifts than usual, so the $1-tier download alone is almost 80 MB!) Free Patreon rewards hererabbit heart emoji

If you'd like to receive my Patreon rewards for free for as long as you want without being a paying patron, that's super okay!! You can do that here!!  

Patreon | Facebook | TwitterTumblrInstagram | Artstation | Drawcrowd | Pixiv | Redbubble (store for art prints + merch!) | My portfolio-blogkaomoji set 1 9/19 

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"Why is it that the beautiful things are entwined more deeply with death than with life?"

-- Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul) 

Kaneki (and the well-poised cast of Tokyo Ghoul) always delivers such memorable and heart-touching lines... I think one of my most favorite Kaneki quotes is still as follows: "Human relationships are chemical reactions. If you have a reaction then you can never return to your previous state of being." 
 
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Cropped closeup: 

[Cropped closeup] Ken Kaneki by muddymelly 

My dear y'all, I've absolutely got to improve in so very many facets because there is so much that I dearly hope to do better for y'all...!!! Thereby, I must beg your pardon as I rush back to work/catching up on communications/working on overdue solutions/finally finishing things that I very much owe y'all! m(/____\)m Please accept this edgy spoop of an artwork. 

That's my secret, Captain... I'm always behind on work... and am constantly thinking about the folks that I've let down and need to make amends for, and the folks that are waiting on me, that are unreplied-to, that have important concerns that I must address, that have critiques that I must express gratitude for, and that have kindly taken care of me. I owe so many so much. 

I'm so sorry for being behind on these things, and am ever thankful for your very treasured patience. 

Please know that I am unspeakably grateful for y'all and to y'all. (>///<pq) 

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[Cropped closeup] Tsuyu Asui + Ochaco Uraraka
rabbit heart emoji Photoshop files + goodies for this artwork are now available on my PatreonFree Patreon rewards hererabbit heart emoji

If you'd like to receive my Patreon rewards for free for as long as you want without being a paying patron, that's super okay!! You can do that here!!  

Patreon | Facebook | TwitterTumblrInstagram | Artstation | Drawcrowd | Pixiv | Redbubble (store for art prints + merch!) | My portfolio-blogkaomoji set 1 9/19 

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My dear you, this a cropped closeup of the original artwork (so that you can see more details on Tsuyu and Ochaco!) The full-sized artwork is here: 

Tsuyu Asui + Ochaco Uraraka | My Hero Academia by muddymelly  Llama Emoji-11 (Come Here) [V1] 

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Dear y'all, I must thank y'all immensely for your massive patience with me... My soul is eternally grateful for and to y'all. T//////T

Please have this Tsuyu and Ochaco for all of your incredibly gracious patience... I truly do not deserve y'all, and must work harder to do y'all better. m(_ _)m 

I drew these sweet-hearted besties (and Best Girls) for the recently-published "QUIRKS: an Unofficial BNHA Fanzine*," a supremely gorgeous collection of both artistic and literary depictions of My Hero Academia's fascinating superpowers! (*^*pq)!!! 

*Here are links to the utterly fantastic zine, dear ones! 

twitter.com/bnhaquirkzine 
bnhaquirkzine.tumblr.com/

All of the zine contributors spent countless hours not only diligently working on their illustrations and articles, but also warmly encouraging each other and all involved in the zine Discord group... I cry buckets T////////T

The absolutely awesome mods of the zine, Aishwarya ("Aish") and Mack, have graciously given the go-ahead to their zine artists to post their contributions... so here is mine! (#`ε´# )ゞ Please let me know if there is any way I can improve this piece~! Your darling comments and critiques are very precious to me.

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Melissa Hui Wang (王晖)
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Thank you very much for looking at my work! Please always share any thoughts or critiques you have; I'm grateful for the opportunity to listen to you and for your discernment that fuels my improvement. I am honored to receive your insights, wise criticisms, and kind encouragement! Please know that your words and thoughts are cherished by me.

:huggle: My Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, design portfolio, and tiny storefront are here; I'd be glad to connect with you and follow you back!

I'm currently working on --

:+favlove: Commissions for extremely magnanimous and patient people who have waited an exorbitant time. Bless y'all!!
[Commissions are currently closed; I apologize and am very grateful if you were thinking of commissioning me.]



:+favlove: My Patreon, which launched on June 3rd of 2016! Please let me know what you'd like to receive from it! I'd love to hear and accommodate.

:+favlove: My little startup, Heart Level Up Studios. "You play. We give. Game for good!"
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mavos9 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2018
Hi, it was nice meeting you at Hamacon... I bought 3 little prints and showed you a couple of my art lol =)
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Khaylo Featured By Owner May 9, 2018
Hello I was wondering if I can use your last drawing of Kaneki as my profile picture on Instagram and I tag you as well ?
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thehorrorzine Featured By Owner May 7, 2018
Hi Muddymelly. I cruised your gallery and am impressed. Your work flows beautifully and has lots of detail.

My name is Jeani Rector, and I am Editor of the established, award-winning ezine and print magazine titled The Horror Zine. We are not just about horror; we are mystery, fantasy, surreal, "Twilight Zone," and sci-fi. Please check us out for yourself at thehorrorzine.com

I would like to publish some of your art in a future issue. There is no charge and you would receive complete credit. If you are interested, please email me at thehorrorzine@gmail.com and I thank you.

Sincerely,
Jeani Rector, Editor
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KittyAndNumber Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2018  Student Digital Artist
Saw you at anime detour! I was dressed as Deku and I bought one of your posters! I love it so much its gorgeous and I just cant get over it! I really hope to see you at another convention!
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Meiko55 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2018
You're really a great artist. I also loved Skye: Endless Realm very much and was really expecting the game to be developed and launched. But I know the development got halted indefinitely due to circumstances, which I totally understand. 😔

Why I really liked this game the most was because of the mission of the game: to play for good and more. I really really really liked that. And I still believe we can do something about this. I still believe that the game can succeed and will be amazing and bring it back in development. I hope you start developing the game again and we'll finally be able to be us in a new world. 😄💗

Have a nice day!! 🤗
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LordofPhoenixDawn Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2018
Congratulations!! You have been featured as Artist of the Month for :iconshow-my-colors: Great works and love the continued contribution to DA ^_^:wow::tighthug:
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Olivebirb Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2018  Student General Artist
Bought a poster and prints from you at Nashicon. Stunning work and you're absolutely wonderful! <3
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Cloudy-Tempest Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2018   Digital Artist
I feel so lucky and in awe that I got a couple of your posters and 3 of your 'photos' today at Connooga! And you're so. very. sweet. I really can't wait to put them all up on the wall.
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valurie Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Do you have a pet unicorn that vomits all over your art when you're done
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MenollySagittaria Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for letting me talk your ear off at the con! If you'd like to pass on my account to the guy who was talking to me about Undertale so I can say hi to him too, that'd be great! 

Simply stunning artwork!
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Xahastarian Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hooly, your art is amazing,all those colors *w* anyways, do you do commissions by any Chance?
(If its super obvious on ur profile then excuse me im on my phone xD)
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jewelsteel Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Your colors are unbelievable. I'm so glad I found your art.
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MScoutcookie Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
QWQ Bokuuu no heroooo arttt is amazinggg!!!
I just started watching the series!!!! and now I'm searching for fanart of it, and I came across your gallery!!! <33333
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EnigmaticParagon Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Just met you at Metrocon and you are amazing. The love you put into your work and the art community is wonderful! Keep up the amazing work.
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Sel-Diora Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
amazing artwork! Have a watch and two deviations added to my "Hall of Fame"!
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