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Gotcha! by RedShoulder
Gotcha!
This is the just-completed color version of one of the last drawings I did in 2015.  I figured that it could also work for Valentine's Day (even if the original drawing had nothing to do with that....)

Drawn in Carmine Red pencil and 2B pencils, inked in Manga Studio, and colored in PhotoShop.
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Wow...it's been a while since I've penned a journal entry, and I haven't posted anything new in color for some time too.  Plus there are requests and commissions that I need to work on while dealing with one hell of a bout of just feeling run-down and wondering if there's any hope and if I should just quit all this and find something else.

...But thankfully, friends pulled me back from that abyss.  It's always good to talk to friends who knows you better than you know yourself, because they will give you straightforward and blunt advice--not to knock you down or to chuck your work in the trash, but because they know you've got something that's worth a damn but you can be more.  It just needs a push from you.

So, following some much-needed advice, I've opened up Tumblr page.  Now, I know the reputation of Tumblr, but rest assured--I'm NOT leaving DA.  I will post here, and on Facebook, so expect to see a cross-posting on all sites.  Some stuff may only be on Tumblr, but not to worry.  Consider this another step in getting my work out there in regards to searching for work--I definitely want to get back into something long-term, whether it's animation, illustration, or design--but in the case of the first, I have to re-learn a few things. 

But at least I have gotten my foot in the door, even if it was a few years ago.  Still, I'm going to feel like William Munny from Unforgiven, when he tries several times to get back on his horse. 

If you want to take a glance, and/or follow, go here:

redshoulder.tumblr.com/

Also, no NSFW stuff for now.  It's not that I would not do stuff like that, but that's because it will be a private matter between myself and clients.  Of course, should I ever do anything like that, it will be....well, let's just say there's a reason why Stephen King, Isaac Asimov,  created their respective pseudonyms "Richard Bachmann" and "Paul French", and "Cordwainer Bird".

And if you do visit or follow...you have my eternal thanks.


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I sell my soul, but at the highest rates.
     --Harlan Ellison
  • Mood: Neutral
  • Listening to: Robert R. McCammon (interview)
  • Reading: Prison School Vol. 1; Understanding Comics
  • Watching: The X-Files Season 1; Full Metal Panic!
  • Playing: Gundam Senki 0081; Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • Eating: Nothing
  • Drinking: Water

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RedShoulder
Marc McKenzie
United States
Current Residence: Hillsborough, New Jersey
deviantWEAR sizing preference: 900
Favourite genre of music: Hard rock, movie soundtracks, jazz
Favourite photographer: Annie Leibowitz (sic)
Favourite style of art: Manga-influenced, science fiction and fantasy
Operating System: Windows
MP3 player of choice: NA
Shell of choice: NA
Wallpaper of choice: NA
Skin of choice: NA
Favourite cartoon character: Daffy Duck
Personal Quote: "Every drawing has to be struggle if it is going to be any good."--Robert Fawcett
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ArtStudioAngel Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional General Artist
thank you for the support. I really appreciate it. :highfive:
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black-dog2008 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the  +fav !I am a dummy! 

maybe/If you are interested
new graphic novel Golden Rain 
about Illuminati, world conspiracy and love...
Open access, weekly update!
FaceBook graphic novel PAGE Hi! 
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Amarna Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thx you so much for the fav <3
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Undergrizer Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2015
Do you dreaming about this?
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natalievonraven Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2015   Traditional Artist

Thank you for :+fav:ing "Periphery" natalievonraven.deviantart.com… Much appreciated! :blackrose::painter::blackrose:

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Tenraii Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thanks for fav on my Nightwing Cosplay water shooting: Nightwing (7) by Tenraii
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CalvadosJapan Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for your :+favlove:
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X1Commander Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave!
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EvilEliot Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2015
Thanx for the watch
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