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Working on a film!
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Artist // Traditional Art
  • Jan 13, 1985
  • United States
  • Deviant for 14 years
My Bio
I'm a conservative Christian who loves cartoons and is a nerd over animation.

Current Residence: my room, of course
Favourite genre of music: Christian Rock
Favourite style of art: Don Bluth, Warner Bros./Chuck Jones, & Walt Disney
Operating System: My brain.
MP3 player of choice: Windows Media Player
Favourite cartoon character: there are many...
Personal Quote: "If there was more than one way to Heaven then what did Jesus die for?"

Hi, I'm JohnMichael Woodard otherwise known as SmithyGCN. You may have known me for my sprite rips which I am not very fond of remembering these days. Presently, I do animation, art, cooking, and pixel art. I'm currently working on an animated film with God helping me! My studio is called Woodard Art & Animation and it's a fledgling studio with only one actual member so far. I've overcome many hardships in my life including mental illness and bowel troubles thanks to God. I plan to do great things for Him for His graciousness to me and to treat people as people and not as objects or targets for harsh judgment. Everyone is welcome to my page and to leave feedback and critique. Feel free to message me and I will try to get back to you at my earliest convenience! God bless! <=Discord Server

Favourite Visual Artist
Favourite Movies
Passion of the Christ, Rurouni Kenshin: the Motion Picture, Disney's Robin Hood, Secret of NIMH
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Kutless, Skillet, Petra, Casting Crowns, Steven Curtis Chapman, Jars of Clay, & DC Talk
Favourite Books
Holy Bible, The Animator's Survival Kit, and the Complete Chinese Cookbook
Favourite Games
Favourite Gaming Platform
pretty much anything Nintendo or SEGA.
Tools of the Trade
Pencils, Paper, Pens, Colored Pencils, Computer, Mouse, Keyboard,GIMP and a whole lot of patience...
Other Interests
God, drawing, cartoons, comics, video games

My Healing Journey

My Healing Journey

Okay, this is going to make me seem like some crackpot, but here goes as I feel this will mean something to someone. Hi, my name is JohnMichael Woodard. Otherwise known as SmithyGCN. I was schizophrenic and used to suffer from colitis and demonic possession for over ten years until over half a year ago God healed me completely. I know, I know, the doctors all say this stuff is incurable and I was headed toward a vegetative state whether I had medicine or not, but I was able to dodge the bullet. I never opened up about it as I never wanted to trouble anyone about my previous conditions. I tend to talk about things like this only after things have changed for me. The only signs I had anything like that before were that I rarely replied to comments because I was severely socially awkward and, while I joked around sometimes, I overdid and did it, again, very awkwardly. Now I reply to as many comments as I possibly can to show that I care about your interests and questions and relate to

Tablet Update

Tablet Update

Got my tablet working! All I had to do was calibrate the screen... and to do that I needed a program that I didn't have that I couldn't get from the web site. ANYWAY. To celebrate: starting to do a new animation and I painted a new Plok piece.



Hey, everyone. Sorry for going silent for a while. My previous wacom tablet putzed out and I had to get a cheap huion tablet instead. I am trying to get it to work properly but with no such luck. It won't work with medibang, so I'm having to learn clipstudio, which is already making me upset. I accidentally installed the driver without first removing the wacom driver which caused the pen to go all wonky. I need some help figuring out how to uninstall the huion driver so I can reinstall it properly and I've searched everywhere for an answer but everyone wants to know how to do it for windows 7 rather than 10 which is my operating system. In other news, getting to know a better animation program called OpenToonz rather than the bare bones DIgicel (which cost me a pretty penny to be lackluster). It's so far, showing a lot of promise and I'll be using it to help make the film. Not giving up. As far as art goes, I've drawn quite a bit, but barely anything has been painted as I mentioned

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Agent505Professional Writer
Thanks for the fave :)
SmithyGCN Traditional Artist

You're welcome.

Thank you for watching me! I really appreciate it!😊

SmithyGCN Traditional Artist

You're welcome!

“I'm a conservative Christian“

aka a homophobic sack of shit.

“who loves cartoons and is a nerd over animation.“

A nerd over animation? Learn grammar, you stupid asshole.

SmithyGCN Traditional Artist

You seriously know nothing about me. XD

I happen to love gays and treat them with respect as they are my fellow man. Also, if you want to talk grammar, I see several instances where you haven't even bothered to capitalize letters in your sentence that should be capitalized. Thank you for wasting my time and everyone else's. You are only retaliating because I struck a nerve on your meager life. Go back to your mother's basement.

AeonofthelightHobbyist Traditional Artist
Damn Smithy! You roasted him so bad that he deactivated his account!