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Gotta Catch 'Em All by Paterack Gotta Catch 'Em All :iconpaterack:Paterack 5 0 Ghost Rider - Collab by Paterack Ghost Rider - Collab :iconpaterack:Paterack 17 3 Evolution of Goku by Paterack Evolution of Goku :iconpaterack:Paterack 102 14 The Legend of Zelda - Breath of the Wild by Paterack The Legend of Zelda - Breath of the Wild :iconpaterack:Paterack 196 9 Jyn Erso by Paterack Jyn Erso :iconpaterack:Paterack 98 18 Squid Kid - Splatoon Inkling Boy by Paterack Squid Kid - Splatoon Inkling Boy :iconpaterack:Paterack 8 0 Father and Son by Paterack Father and Son :iconpaterack:Paterack 82 8 The New Webslinger on the Block by Paterack The New Webslinger on the Block :iconpaterack:Paterack 11 2 The Amazing Day-Glow Spider-Man by Paterack The Amazing Day-Glow Spider-Man :iconpaterack:Paterack 11 1 Blastoise, Go! by Paterack Blastoise, Go! :iconpaterack:Paterack 3 0 Rival Schools - The New Class: Kyosuke by Paterack Rival Schools - The New Class: Kyosuke :iconpaterack:Paterack 21 4 Splatoon - Are You A Kid Or Squid? by Paterack Splatoon - Are You A Kid Or Squid? :iconpaterack:Paterack 84 6 Ganondorf, The King of Gerudo Thieves by Paterack Ganondorf, The King of Gerudo Thieves :iconpaterack:Paterack 26 6 Falco Lombardi by Paterack Falco Lombardi :iconpaterack:Paterack 38 4 Fox McCloud by Paterack Fox McCloud :iconpaterack:Paterack 57 2 Hulk vs. Hulkbuster by Paterack Hulk vs. Hulkbuster :iconpaterack:Paterack 110 7

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Meltdown by fairy-mothra Meltdown :iconfairy-mothra:fairy-mothra 531 70 Jessica Rabbit: Need Any Help, Little Camper? by MomoKurumi Jessica Rabbit: Need Any Help, Little Camper? :iconmomokurumi:MomoKurumi 500 12 Dragon Ball Super: Saiyan Rivals (Clrs) by CdubbArt Dragon Ball Super: Saiyan Rivals (Clrs) :iconcdubbart:CdubbArt 562 29 Field of Fire by maxbeechcreative Field of Fire :iconmaxbeechcreative:maxbeechcreative 337 24 Princess Zelda-Breath Of The Wild by TheArtOfVero Princess Zelda-Breath Of The Wild :icontheartofvero:TheArtOfVero 310 26 Anna 14-4-2 by Robaato Anna 14-4-2 :iconrobaato:Robaato 1,039 29 Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 by theCHAMBA Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 :iconthechamba:theCHAMBA 995 35 Esmy Tactics by Robaato Esmy Tactics :iconrobaato:Robaato 1,393 59 Mishima Reika by Faid-Eyren Mishima Reika :iconfaid-eyren:Faid-Eyren 38 4 Mishima Reika - Sing RahXephon by sophie-art Mishima Reika - Sing RahXephon :iconsophie-art:sophie-art 145 68 Sleepless / step by step gif by maxasabin Sleepless / step by step gif :iconmaxasabin:maxasabin 1,909 84 StreetFighter TRIBUTE by joverine StreetFighter TRIBUTE :iconjoverine:joverine 1,331 175 Umi Character Study by edwinhuang Umi Character Study :iconedwinhuang:edwinhuang 2,345 100 KING by theCHAMBA KING :iconthechamba:theCHAMBA 292 24 Little Mac by Know-Kname Little Mac :iconknow-kname:Know-Kname 101 14 FF7 wallpaper by Artgerm FF7 wallpaper :iconartgerm:Artgerm 9,076 225

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Gotta Catch 'Em All
Just a fun project / idea that's been in my head for a while. I'm honestly surprised that there aren't designs out there doing a mashup of the two. Please enjoy!
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Ghost Rider - Collab
Ghost Rider, ever since the early 90's when I first got into comics, has been one of my favorite superheroes. Not just the flaming skull and cool AF motorcycle, but my favorite super power of his was always the Penance Stare - maybe it's my Catholic upbringing!

One of my good artist friends drew this, and I asked if I could lay some colors on his spectacular pencils/inks. I took it into Photoshop, did the digital lines and colored this. Pretty happy with the end result, and looking forward to doing more collabs with my friend!
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Evolution of Goku
a commission I did - a friend of mine asked for all the different forms of Goku, including Goku Black Rose. Had to meet a deadline and with only being able to work on this after work, the poses weren't as dynamic as I'd like - may tweak this in the future and make it its own unique art piece!
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The Legend of Zelda - Breath of the Wild
Absolutely loved Breath of the Wild, and may have spent too much time playing it. Here's my tribute piece to one of the best entries in the Zelda series!
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Paterack
Patrick T.
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Why hello there! My name is Patrick, and I love digital & traditional illustration. I also love videogames. And bagel bites. Any combination of these three is okay with me, as well. I am available for commission work, so please let me know if you're interested. Thanks!
Interests
My last journal entry was dated back in 2011, and I had just reached a certain milestone with one of my more popular pieces, my New Link pic. In terms of my personal life, along with my artistic career, there have been many updates, changes, growth, etc. and I figured, for those who do check my page, I should update.

My last journal entry was dated on June 16th, 2011 - two days before my mom's 60th birthday. Unfortunately, on June 17th in the early morning hours, I watched with heartbreak as my mom slipped away in her battle with cancer. She fought, and at around 4am it was her time to finally rest. One of the reasons I chose not to update my journal on here, was because I didn't want to move on. Even now, I still feel the effects of taking care of her, and the empty space in my heart that exists with her absence. I felt in a way, that updating my journal would be a sign of disrespect in that I didn't want to observe a 'diary entry' from when she was still around.

My last journal entry was titled "On a Positive Note". That time in my life, watching my mom fade from her chemo treatments, only to be diagnosed with even more cancerous cells spread throughout her body, is a very conflicted time in my life. When she came off the chemo, there were some dire realities that I didn't want to observe at the time - all I wanted was for my mom to get better. When she did get off the treatments, she was diagnosed with maybe 1 week to live. She lived an additional 3 months. Her hair grew back, she put weight back on, she was eating foods that SHE wanted to eat, she had her children with her, 24/7, sleeping at her side and just creating so many close memories with her and each other. So many inside jokes were made. And she would tell us, that it was always (and would always be) just her and us, that we always had each other. So though there were hard realities to face, looking back there are even more positive memories that were made.

My last journal entry talked about my artwork, and how I hit over 1000 views with my New Link picture. Since then, I've added several more pieces of work to my gallery, the most popular of those (currently) being the Evolution of Link, with over 20000 views. I've also done several more shows and conventions, the biggest one being Megacon, which was an amazing experience - I do wish that I would be there for 2013, though. I was featured, along with my artist friends JP Perez and Mark Gil Perez, in the local newspaper, and I just did Otronicon 2013 last weekend, as a featured artist for the third time. I'm finding that it does take more than just making the art, you really have to put yourself out there, which is something I still need a ton of work with...but I'm glad to say I'm started.

My last journal entry was over a year ago, and in a way I was afraid to let my mom down and myself down for updating it. But I imagine with all that has gone on since then, she would be proud. Here's to my next journal entry - let's hope it's not as infrequent. I love you, Mom.

  • Listening to: Brink of Time
  • Reading: Mythology books
  • Watching: The Office
  • Playing: WoW: MoP
  • Eating: Chinese Food
  • Drinking: Alka Seltzer

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BaselZmediacenter Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
happy birthday , whsihing the best for your life ;)
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Paterack Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! You as well :)
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BaselZmediacenter Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
your allways wellcome my friend ;)
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Visioku Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2016   Digital Artist
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Paterack Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you friend!
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chris-gooding Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Happy birthday Paterack! U da Man!!
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Paterack Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! You're the best!
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BurningG-HellOnEarth Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I normally don't reach out to people for stuff like this, but since my journals don't always attract that many people and since I've already seen how well you can depict such topics, I was wondering if I could commission you to do Fall of the Evangelions: You Will (Not) Survive fan art/cover art for me. I know it's kind of a crazy request and I don't have much to offer, but I figure I might as well at least try, since someone with your artistic talent that actually draws this sort of art is quite rare indeed.
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Paterack Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Send me a note with some more details please :)
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BurningG-HellOnEarth Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I believe I did. Tell me if you got it.
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