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About Traditional Art / Professional F. W. SandovalMale/United States Recent Activity
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Chun Li First Attempt by SecretBoss Chun Li First Attempt :iconsecretboss:SecretBoss 0 0 Zombie Sakura ReInk by SecretBoss Zombie Sakura ReInk :iconsecretboss:SecretBoss 0 0 Zombie Sakura Repaint by SecretBoss Zombie Sakura Repaint :iconsecretboss:SecretBoss 3 1 Prelude to a Thriller Dance by SecretBoss Prelude to a Thriller Dance :iconsecretboss:SecretBoss 2 3 Zombie Sakura Inks by SecretBoss Zombie Sakura Inks :iconsecretboss:SecretBoss 5 2 That Bitch by SecretBoss
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Leather, Lace, and Cyberpunk by SecretBoss Leather, Lace, and Cyberpunk :iconsecretboss:SecretBoss 1 1 The Wanderer of the Wastes by SecretBoss The Wanderer of the Wastes :iconsecretboss:SecretBoss 1 1 Sprite by SecretBoss
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The Making of Pepper Muro by Artgerm The Making of Pepper Muro :iconartgerm:Artgerm 4,738 1,005 Celtic wings 2 by shepush Celtic wings 2 :iconshepush:shepush 115 38
About time!
Time.  A blessing and a curse.  Never enough, or not fast enough?  Like, Einstein said, it's all "relative".  
I've beat myself up over the years fighting it.  Time is money in this modern world and in this comic book business it's no different.  
What we do as pro comic book artists is amazing.  We take a vision that is laid out in words and make it corporeal so to speak, in an image we can swallow with our eyes, our minds and with our soul.  
Doing this kind of work is exhausting.  It's time consuming, it's often seen as easier that it actually is to do by writers and publishers and even fans and with a handful of exceptions it won't make you rich.  
I've struggled to do this labor that somewhere along the line, lost it's love.  I've worked for clients, acquaintances, colleagues, and friends.  Doing their stories. Wanting always to help them bring their worlds to li
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Merumya by GENZOMAN Merumya :icongenzoman:GENZOMAN 6,907 200 HATSUNEMIKU+COROLLA-PENCILS by alvinlee HATSUNEMIKU+COROLLA-PENCILS :iconalvinlee:alvinlee 1,436 102 Simplify Human Anatomy guide by sakimichan Simplify Human Anatomy guide :iconsakimichan:sakimichan 33,913 880 Metroid by GENZOMAN Metroid :icongenzoman:GENZOMAN 12,582 628 Ibuki Makoto DS by Omar-Dogan Ibuki Makoto DS :iconomar-dogan:Omar-Dogan 3,763 256 cammy by SergioGM cammy :iconsergiogm:SergioGM 184 17 reiq 7 millions hit contest by SergioGM reiq 7 millions hit contest :iconsergiogm:SergioGM 55 16 Something Red Walkthrough by verucasalt82 Something Red Walkthrough :iconverucasalt82:verucasalt82 722 111 Tutorial: Shining Throne by nJoo Tutorial: Shining Throne :iconnjoo:nJoo 1,147 63 BIG FILESIZE - LS Tutorial by nJoo BIG FILESIZE - LS Tutorial :iconnjoo:nJoo 1,222 79 BIG FILE - Water Drag Tutorial by nJoo BIG FILE - Water Drag Tutorial :iconnjoo:nJoo 1,171 78 Tutorial: Lost Adventurer by nJoo Tutorial: Lost Adventurer :iconnjoo:nJoo 608 30 Felicia by E-V-IL Felicia :icone-v-il:E-V-IL 1,188 106


Learning inks all day, every day.  Black on my fingers, my clothes, and hopefully on my drawings.  Smudges baad.


F. W. Sandoval
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Illustration and design specialist with a focus on the anatomy of movement and texture using a variety of dry media. Portraiture, measured technical drawings, and Japanese influenced pop art are my most common styles.



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Frogchu Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the favorite :heart:
BeVanny Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2011
Thanks a lot for the :+fav: and the message!!! =D
Carl-Seager Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thank you :)
tacsitimea Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011
and welcome on DA :)
tacsitimea Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011
Thanks so much for adding my drawing to your favourites :)
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