Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do you record or stream your art?
A: I'm actually a twitch partner and I run an art show on YouTube called Backseat Drawing!
My streams: www.twitch.tv/tsaoshin
Backseat Drawing on YouTube: www.youtube.com/tsaoshin
You can also join my art community on Discord: discord.gg/tsaoshin
Q: What programs/tools do you use?
A: Adobe Photoshop CC and a Wacom Cintiq Pro 24.
Q: How long have you been drawing? Did you go to school for art?
A: I have a BFA in Studio Art and focused primarily in traditional painting. I made the switch to digital painting shortly after college.
Q: Do you work professionally as an artist?
A: I am a conceptual illustrator and designer for a research laboratory.
Q: How long does it take you to make a drawing?
A: It can take anywhere from 4-25 hours to make a drawing depending on the complexity. My Pokédex drawings generally take 40 minutes.
Q: Do you use custom brushes in Photoshop? Can I have them?
A: Download my full brush set here: fav.me/d8ez5jr
Q: Do you do any tutorials?
A: Yes! I am as transparent with my process as possible. Please visit my resource gallery for tutorials, step by steps, and brushes: tsaoshin.deviantart.com/galler… I also have lots of video resources on my YouTube: www.youtube.com/tsaoshin
Q: Do you do commissions?
A: Yes I do – please check my commission schedule for availability: fav.me/d5b7csr
Q: Do you draw requests?
A: I’m sorry, my schedule is extremely tight and I do not draw requests.
Q: Can I use your art for my Facebook cover, art feature, etc?
A: Sharing my artwork is perfectly fine as long as folks aren't trying to sell it or take credit for it. Giving me a credit shout out and link back to my dA page is always appreciated!
Q: Can I buy prints, shirts, etc of your artwork?
A: Yes! You can either catch me at a few of the east coast conventions where I sell my work or head over to my online stores:
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hahah hey Matt's features are incredible! But yes I will likely bring back friday features :>