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Art Summary 2015 by 0tacoon Art Summary 2015 by 0tacoon
Jan - Started out the year hardcore, I drew two good friends of mine's characters for their birthdays (they are a day apart, wowza!) I really worked hard on the effects for them and I'm still proud of them~ This preview features inside-under 's Alias! 

Feb - The start of my #DailyDrawFebrurary! Also the start of when old Pyre died and RAVEE was born in his stead! hehe

Mar - There was a very simple doodle I did during this time where I wanted to try some fire/smoke effects—it became quite popular for being a silly little thing. Still love the effect tho~

Apr - I was busy with a lot of smaller projects and WoD comics or pics~ Seattle was really picking up and I had gotten a lot better at doing some of those quick comics. : >

May - A quick illustration while testing out Ravee's glass powers, became this very moody cave image that I liked, very quickly done and I don't think its that pretty but—the notes tell me different.

Jun - Not much for June, was getting prepped for my trips in July and I had started summer courses, but Mad Max: Fury Road came out and FURIOSA IS JUST AMAZING I HAD TO DRAW HER OK??

Jul - I drew a picture of my friend, CloudyKasumi 's, character: Derowen! I just really love her and the backstory/world Brenna has created. I can't wait to see more of her in the future and where she is going to go~

Aug - This came out towards the end of the month, lots of things were ending during then. Summer courses, WoD Seattle, and my friend kingsolaron was leaving. It was a crazy ride of a summer and one I soon won't forget.

Sep - I drew a couple of images titled "Don't you ever just...?" and it was just based on scenes of the sky and the beauty of them. They are simple and quick but I wanted to capture the colors and beauty I see on those long drives to and from work. I love clouds and skies.

Oct - Fyrearm, my webcomic, officially released on October 23rd. It was a great time and I sent out this teaser earlier in the month. I was excited to finally get my story started and its still going! Whoo! I had worked hard the previous months in order to get chapter 00 done and buffered up, it was nice to see my hard work pay off.

Nov - I think from after WoD ended, I slowly stopped drawing illustrations as much, plus I was busy with other commitments and comics, especially since AATR had started up. But I told myself I'd draw something for Mass Effect (N7) Day! I always wanted to and I took the chance! I still love the lighting in this one~

Dec - I still haven't drawn much for myself, comics for different projects and this holiday Art Exchange (featured here) on twitter took up most of my time. I turned out a lot of work in just the past few months, but a lot of it was behind the scenes. I also realized because of this, I had a lot of stress. I took on too many projects and felt too drained to work on my own stuff.

So as of now, I am not going to be taking on more a project a month that isn't related to Fyrearm or my own stuff, none at all if I can help it. I want to just work on my comic and make pretty pictures again. Be more frequent in my uploads. So lets up I can stick to that, fingers crossed.

Let's go into 2016 with a passion like fire and make some amazing art! No more burn outs!
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Melancholy-Minds Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2016
Those images that you made around September were the most poignant (in my eyes)... They showed a certain emotional depth despite their simplicity and were just very effective, emotive pieces in general. :) 
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0tacoon Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Oho, you mean the "Do you ever just...?" series I started. Skies have that effect on people and its what I wanted to get across! Just looking up at the clouds and different shades of sky can give a person a wide variety of emotions and can make one's self quite ponderous.
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kingsolaron Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Student General Artist
THAT PIC STILL MAKES ME TEAR UP MAN!!! GAAAHHH
But on another note, you've been really busy bro. I'll be honest I love this, seeing a journey play out through your art and looking backon it...GOD I really want to do something like this. The motivation is real Lake Bro, thanks for the extra dose!
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0tacoon Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Hahah!! Good good! Yes, draw more Lake Bro! Rank up and git gud! I really want to see where you're going to go with your stuff dude. : D
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kingsolaron Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2016  Student General Artist
If only I had a scanner here, I may just be able to.
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MelCairoRose Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2015
Ah geez so much lovely art work you made! 8D

Sadly for me... i didn't have much luck.. ^^;
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0tacoon Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Awwww, there is always next year dude! It's all about the journey, not the ending or a goal, like the end of a year. ouo)9
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MelCairoRose Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2015
Haha I suppose so...
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