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shawnortiz

shawn ortiz
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Artist // Student // Traditional Art
  • Sep 5
  • United States
  • Deviant for 12 years
  • He / Him
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My Bio
Current Residence: indiana
deviantWEAR sizing preference: large
Favourite genre of music: most rock/metal, punk, some tecno & dance pop, gangsta rap, old hiphop, industrial, electronica
Favourite style of art: sketch
Operating System: windows 8 64bit
MP3 player of choice: zune

Favourite Visual Artist
the romitas, jack kirby, john byrne, j scott campbell, the kuberts, jim lee, dave cockrum
Favourite Games
side scrolling action games
Favourite Gaming Platform
ps3
Tools of the Trade
pencil, Ipad, digital point and shoot camera
Other Interests
comics, movies, stand up comedy, art, action figures, gadgets, spending time with my family
Okay so I'm not going to bury the lead here, I have decided that I'm going to pursue art school/college. This is something I've thought about for many years. A career in art in some form, whether it be animation which was a childhood dream of mine or comics what that dream ultimately morphed into over the years. I would at this point be happy doing either of those or any form graphic art and or illustration, anything akin to that would be better than what I'm doing now, low level general labor. Being a bottom of the barrel grunt no longer nor ever did interest me. What got me down that road is a bit of a long story, lets just say I made a fam
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Ok so I recently while walking back and forth to my job. I've been noticing things around town, Particularly things and places that would make for a good photo. Now I am in no way shape or form a photographer, but the more I took this same path to work, the more these things started jumping out at me. So much so that last thursday evening I put my wife's digital camera in the backpack and left for work. with the intention of taking pictures the next morning on my way home, So I did just that. I got off to a bit of a rough start, but since I had a few things in mind I wasn't too discouraged. Instead I found my self having some fun. since this
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500! page views! thanks every one for checking out my work. I know I have been a bit lazy in the uploading new art department, but fret not I'm working on that. thanks also to my watchers and any one who fav'ed me. I should have some new stuff up soon. I'm itching to finish this resident evil piece, in honor of probably my favorite video game of all times' 15th anniversary. so look out for that and thanks again every one!
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AMAZING. Your work is absolutely outstanding! True genius and beauty. Im a big fan of your art. I would probably share a wonderful song to you in return. [link]
thank you so much! that means allot to me.
Thank-you, Shawn!! I'm doing more MARVELS (and some 'Gothams' and some 'Arkhams')! Hope you're well. ~gm
Can't wait to see em'
Thank you for the fav
Thanks, Shawn!! I am now doing a 'Blade Runner' piece. ~gm
(I do actually work, ya know... but this is way more fun.)