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A Chance to Make Things Right?

A Chance to Make Things Right?

Good day, everyone. I’m sorry I’ve been away.  My last log-in I think was around 2013-2014. The reasons for my absence, unfortunately are deeply personal, and the embarrassing details of it I would rather not share at this time and I’m hoping we can just leave it at that. I really did not plan on coming back to DeviantArt until I a few more matters settled first, but I owe a number of people some already-paid-for-art that are years overdue, and I think this is a good for me time to re-engage with them and see if it’s not too late patch things up. I would have liked to say that I will be happy to refund commissioners

Emergency $12 sketch commissions to End Soon

Emergency $12 sketch commissions to End Soon

UPDATE January 8, 2014: Already past midnight. Actually, almost 4 AM in my timezone. Couldn't sleep or do any more work so I thought I'd do another round of uploads. Still working on a few more sketches and have also resumed work on the pending color pics so expect another update in the next few days. I also still have a bunch of color pics from way back to upload, but I'll reserve those for the next round as well. By the way, I will be ending the $12 sketch sale soon. I will probably take in just one more batch or orders, then it's back to normal prices. Thanks again, my friends, for the support! If you have questions about commissions or

Housekeeping Alert

Housekeeping Alert

Just wanted to let you know I temporarily placed artworks older than 2 years (and a few more recent ones) in storage. That includes my personal favorites as well. I know it's such a pain to find a faved or group/journal-featured deviation marked as 'in storage' but please bear with me for a while as it will be temporary. It's part of my effort to clean up my gallery and keep content consistent. A lot of the pics will find their way back for public viewing eventually, but others will be in storage for good. Sometimes, we just have to move on, right? On a more serious note, my sympathies goes to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, and

Taclobanon-Plus ('mature' gallery)

Taclobanon-Plus ('mature' gallery)

This is with regard the recent survey on separating adult content from my main gallery. Thanks for those who responded, especially those who left comments. They're a big help! So I've decided to maintain a separate gallery for the adult contents and keep this one as my main account featuring traditional superhero/fantasy and sci-fi-themed pieces: ~Taclobanon-Plus (https://www.deviantart.com/taclobanon-plus) It's actually a 2-year old account which I haven't had the opportunity to put into good use til today. It's quiet there for now, but I have an inkling it'll change soon! I have already uploaded a few pics and future mature content will go there directly. So basically those wi

Commissions (New $25 Category, limited time/slots)

Commissions (New $25 Category, limited time/slots)

UPDATE 13 March 2013:  I mentioned in my previous update that I wanted to adopt the cell-shaded style I use for my simple pinups http://taclobanon.deviantart.com/gallery/42431324 for full-blown pics. Originally intended as an option to a rendering style for my standard commissions, at this point I'm offering it initially and for a very limited period at $25* apiece ($10 per additional characters, 4 characters maximum). I'm still working on a bunch of stuff  so slots will be limited to just 4 pics. Turnaround time is about a month. If you're interested, drop me a note or e-mail me at jetamago@gmail.com with details of your request. Upfront pa

Thanks for the Sub! :) /Commission Status

Thanks for the Sub! :) /Commission Status

Update: Dec. 14. Big thanks to Shuma-Gorath (https://www.deviantart.com/shuma-gorath) for the 1-year sub! Much appreciated. :dance: On the commissions front: I've already finished 1 pic from the new batch and on the way to finishing 2-3 more hopefully by weekend. Will start work on the next round of rough drafts soon and hope to send them to the clients for approval either tomorrow evening or the evening after that. For slot availability, just send me a note or e-mail me. Thanks! ____________ Original Post: Dec. 7. Limited slot, depending on the individual work required from the provided descriptions; probably around 6 or 7, just enough to give me enough workload to busy m

Zombie, Here, Digging out of the Grave

Zombie, Here, Digging out of the Grave

Edit: So much for that massive update. Internet too slow. Will upload the rest tomorrow. Meantime, enjoy and thanks for visiting! ---------------- Gone for the longest time ever from DA but I'm back. Sorry for those who waited on the commissions. I have had problems—personal and creative—pile up on me one after another. I have been working on pics, just not at my usual turnover rate.  During my absence I tried my best to keep in touch through e-mail with everyone whom I owe pictures to so, whenever I could, I kept myself busy making progress on the pending work. That said,I sincerely appreciate the everyone's patience despite the delays. T

Commissions Status/Re-opened

Commissions Status/Re-opened

EDIT 6/10:  Time to for another journal update! First off, I'm working on the next 2 pics on the list today, and then some. I know it's Sunday, but I've been busy during the last week with my kids' school enrollment (it's the start of a new school year here) so I have to make up for lost time working during the weekend. Will also do as many drafts as I can in the next 2 days, then mostly just finished pics after that. Secondly, I'm also opening the commissions again. Please note, however, that any new work I accept at this point will have a turnaround time of not less than 3-4 weeks, so if you think you'd need the pic earlier than that then

Zahntelmo Doing Commissions for Charity

Zahntelmo Doing Commissions for Charity

My friend vnbenedicto (https://www.deviantart.com/vnbenedicto) is doing charity commissions to help out comic-book artist Tony de Zuniga. The artist, best known for his works with DC and Marvel and as co-creator of Jonah Hex and Black Orchid, is currently ill. If you want to help check out vnbenedicto (https://www.deviantart.com/vnbenedicto)'s journal for more details: :thumb298446690: Thanks!

Commissions

Commissions

Update April 1: I like how others use :star:s as indicators of the commissions' progress. Everything looks neat. I'm adopting it! :D ______________ Update March 31: Next set of rough drafts coming within 2 days (edit April 1: 12 rough drafts done and submitted for approval). ______________ Seems I got my DA log-in problem sorted out (at least for now). Anyway, I'm posting an updated list of commissions currently in my queue: :star::star: Exeter42 (https://www.deviantart.com/exeter42) :star::star: JGalley0 (https://www.deviantart.com/jgalley0) :star::star: PaulOoshun (https://www.deviantart.com/paulooshun) :star::star: Wuntila (https://www.deviantart.com/wuntila) :star::star: Exeter42 (https://www.deviantart.com/exeter42) :star::star: Exeter42 (https://www.deviantart.com/exeter42) :star::star: borgking001a (https://www.deviantart.com/borgking001a) :star::star:

HD Problem/Net Problem/Commissions

HD Problem/Net Problem/Commissions

Update: So far so good. Logged on successfully 5 times out of 6 tries since yesterday. ------------------- Whew. I'm back. Just a quick visit to give you guys some updates: HD Crashed! Lost another hard drive almost a month back. Took me a while to get a replacement 'cause I had just paid all bills and sundry payables  so I was too broke to do a quick purchase. One and a half years worth of data wiped out, including projects, several important family photos, and my PvZ Zen Garden!.  My fault for not having taken the regular effort to backup.   Kicking myself in the head specially intensely for losing the photos! Also, if you've been my c

$30 Standard Commissions (closed) - quick update

$30 Standard Commissions (closed) - quick update

Update 08 Feb 2012: I've been entertaining commission requests via notes so I might not formally announce slot openings for the next round. Instead, I'll just post a new list as soon as I've confirmed requests from the clients. For more inquiries or clarification, please don't hesitate to drop me a note and ask away! Meantime, I'm hard at work with the current workload and should be updating my gallery as soon as I have pics to upload. Also working on the remaining rough drafts and the usual long-term side projects off-DA. On an entirely different and probably irrelevant note: there are a couple of new features in DA that are being beta tes
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(CLOSED) Thinking of revamping gallery, content-wise. P...

  |  131 votes
  • Create a new special DA account/gallery for adult-themed (nudity, bondage, etc) pieces?
  • Keep everything in this gallery (status quo!)?

DCnu?

  |  103 votes
  • Hell yeah!
  • Gah no!
  • Meh.
  • What?

Luke Skywalker (Star Wars) vs Paul Atreides (Dune) vs J...

  |  165 votes
  • Luke Skywalker
  • Paul Atreides
  • James T. Kirk

Your Favorite Lightsaber Duel?

  |  141 votes
  • Obi-Wan vs Darth Vader in A New Hope
  • Luke vs Darth Vader in the Empire Strikes Back
  • Luke vs Darth Vader in the Return of the Jedi
  • Obi-Wan & Qui-Gon vs Darth Maul in the Phantom Menace
  • Obi-Wan & Anakin vs Count Dooku in Attack of the Clones
  • Yoda vs Count Dooku in Attack of the Clones
  • Obi-Wan & Anakin vs Count Dooku in Revenge of the Sith
  • Anakin vs Obi-Wan in Revenge of the Sith
  • Mace Windu et al vs Palpatine in Revenge of the Sith
  • Yoda vs Palpatine in Revenge of the Sith

Majority of your deviations are:

  |  111 votes
  • Fanart
  • Drawings/paintings/etc you were commissioned to do
  • Drawings/paintings/etc you commissioned other artists to do
  • Your drawings/paintings/etc of your own original characters/creatures/mechs/others
  • Photographs
  • Graphics art pieces
  • Literature
  • Ongoing or completed webcomic pages
  • Others (comment?)

Thinking of doing more fanart. Which of the following w...

  |  234 votes
  • 90s comic-book characters
  • Star Wars characters
  • Star Trek characters
  • 80s cartoon characters

Type of art you think dominates your DA Favourites/Coll...

  |  145 votes
  • Digital paintings
  • Stylized drawings (manga-anime)
  • Stylized drawings (western-comicbook)
  • Stylzed drawings (cartoons)
  • Traditional paintings, life and still-life drawings, sculptures
  • Photographs, photomanipulations
  • Graphic arts, web-page designs, skins
  • Literature
  • 3D art
  • Others?

Just curious, which Web browser do you use?

  |  189 votes
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Opera
  • Safari
  • Others

For those Commissioning or are Planning to Commission A...

  |  97 votes
  • Journal
  • Twitter
  • e-mail
  • Note

If You were Allowed to Pick Just One, Which Other Image...

  |  93 votes
  • Marc Silvestri
  • Whilce Portacio
  • Rob Liefeld
  • Eric Larsen
  • Todd McFarlane
  • Jim Valentino

For those commissioning or are planning to commission a...

  |  60 votes
  • Yes, I want to see who else has commissioned the artist and to apprise me on my status in the queue list
  • Yes, but with certain limitations (pls. explain)
  • No, I think it's a sensitive information that need only be shared between clients and artists
  • No, for some other reason (pls. explain)

Would you participate in an Alex-Toth-themed ART JAM?

  |  24 votes
  • Yes
  • No