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Finally landed a full-time, somewhat permanent job. Once the FTE status kicks in, I'll feel a whole lot better, but I'm still really relieved. I'm not really happy to be out of the Graphic department, but I still have time to draw, and get to see my friends most days, so until that full-time art position opens up, I'm rocking the A/V and facilities work.
I also had my birthday (day before) yesterday, which was pretty interesting... hard to believe I'm another year older and another year closer to... the inevitable.
I have a ton of projects I'm finished or partially finished with, so hopefully I'll get some of them put up here pretty soon.
I'd say something about Valentines day, but as usual, just an ordinary day.
Hope everyone out there is doing well, and if you're of a mind: is hosting a petition to maintain federal funding for Public Radio and Television (NPR and PBS); these stations represent us, and work hard to provide educational and progressive programming that act as a distinct counter-point to the commercialized thought-control radio and TV that dominates the airwaves.  We can't afford to be silent.
  • Mood: Relief
  • Listening to: Underworld, Radiohead, M83, Daft Punk
  • Reading: Comics probably
  • Watching: The Big Lebowski
  • Playing: Assassins Creed Brotherhood, Dead Space 2
  • Eating: Tylenol
  • Drinking: Guinness


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Steve Chesworth
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Current Residence: Earth, timeshare weekends on Alpha Centauri
Favourite genre of music: Punk, Swing, Ska, Funk, Surf, Jazz, more...
Favourite photographer: Helmut Newton, Man Ray
Favourite style of art: wide range. ultra-cartoony to semi-realistic.
Operating System: OSX
MP3 player of choice: ipod nano
Shell of choice: turtle. yeah, they rule.
Wallpaper of choice: Spider-man by Travis Charest
Skin of choice: my own. Other people's skin is icky!
Favourite cartoon character: Scud: the disposable assassin, Deadpool, Snake-Eyes, Spider-man, Wolverine
Personal Quote: "No good can come from a robot in a bra."

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icemouth Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2009
first of all you got some nice pictures in your gallery
i like this "Deadpool vs AIM" ^^

And i have a question...i rad you submitted some stuff to Marvel didnt you?

So my question is how did you do that? wrote e-mail? or send a letter? Please write me the e-mail or the address, that would be nice and tell me something about what happend after your submission ^^
keoku216 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for checking my gallery out...
No I never submitted anything to Marvel, much as I'd love to, I know I'm still not there yet. The closest I've come was a portfolio review with Josh Blaylock from Devil's Due... who said I need to keep practicing. As of a few months past, Marvel is no longer taking open submissions over the mail. Your best bet is to start making friends with pros who use this site, ask them if they can critique your work, and make some damn impressive stuff, and they might pass your name off to an editor, if you're very lucky. Also, digital Webbing's website has a classified section where you can try to find people looking for creative partners, and some of those projects become good portfolio pieces.

Other than that, read up on what editors are looking for, most publishers have a ';portfolio guideline' somewhere on their site with things they look for, then once you think you have your best work possible together, head out to a con and plan to wait for hours in line for a chance to meet with an editor.

I did look at your gallery as well, and it looks like you have some real potential, the color job on that Scorpion piece was vibrant and sharp, and a lot of that Rhino piece was well designed. However, your penciling technique needs some honing, and some intensive anatomy work, but you're still a youngster, so you've got some time ahead of you to perfect your work before you start thinking about submitting to a major publisher. I suggest reworking a piece several times in pencil or blue-line pencil before starting your final design.

I wish you luck!
icemouth Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2009
wow thats a long answer ^^
thanks so much for taking this time and giving tips and advices
i really appreciate it :)
thank you
KevinGentilcore Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave man!
hazelarmadillo Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:wave: Hello! Nice art! :)
keoku216 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
Paper-thinSanity Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2009
Thanks again for teh :+fav:!
Paper-thinSanity Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2009
Thanks dude!
Gambear1er Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2008
you :+fav: deadbit? thanks...
Fastfood Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
:salute: Hey, thank you for the support!! :thanks:
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