Thursday, May 20, 2021

KENTARO MIURA

 In 1998 i read a videogames magazine with an article about a game called "Sword of the Berserk", a very favorable review soo as soon as the game was out on the Dreamcast, i got it. It was dark, edgy and very complex as i learn it was based on an anime and manga of the name Berserk, soo i started read the manga in a small traslation site that posted a chapter for a week, removed that chapter and added the next one.

I read the story little by little and with a messed up order, and still it was the most intense thing i ever read on comic format. Not only it was heavy on horror, but in emotions too, with characters as strongly deffined as mountains, even the smallest character was easy to identify and care.

Never i ready anything that had soo may horror lurking on every page, on every emotion, on every action even in places that seemed totally harmless and never i read somethign that let me feel the void and lonelines of the main character toward the savage world around him.

I wondered for years, why people is not talking about this? Why theres no movie on a definitive anime addaptation? How can this be soo ignored by most people? 

Years later they made the movie version of the Golden Age and they started to publish the manga (in my country) and suddenly Berserk was no longer that brillant jewel hidden on a cave and still, it never lose its soul and intensity, never cosidered its readers idiotic or rushed things out, quiet the opposite, Berserk is as full of misterys and as vast as the ocean.

Kentaro Miura died this very month, wich means Berserk will be forever hidden on a shoroud of misterys, of questions of no answear. Kentaro Miura let us explore its amazing world for 30 years and now he closed the window and took with him the voices of Guts and the rest of the characters that surround him.

For many years i made a lot of assumptions of how the story would end but i am pretty sure non are correct. Miura sayd he already had the ending planed but i wonder if thats true....maybe there was no ending? Maybe is better like this? I sure hope they dont make another artists continue Berserk, is pretty pointless at this point mention Miura´s amazing art and how everything would be for nothing without his master hand.

Its been a 20 years travel for me and it finally gets to a clousure. I will read the 40 volumes again and soo far, the most expensive items on my collection belong to Berserk, i think it will be relevant for the rest of my life and the life of many i hope but without it, the industry of the japanese comic is REALLY in trouble. Not in money trouble since they have Naruto and One Piece, but they lack a tittle as meaningfull and rich as Berserk.

"He died doing what he wanted, no matter what, right? I bet he was happy."- Guts


Saturday, May 30, 2020

YAMATO




A couple of years ago i played Toukiden in the PS Vita and i really liked it, it was much more simplistic than Monster Hunter, i loved the yokai and oni theme and the awesome graphics as well. Now i wonder if i am the only one who played it or if someone still remember this game?? But aside of all that, it seems Tecmo Koei always design pretty sexy looking male character, something i really apreciate.

From all the good looking men in the game, my favorite was deffinetly the leader of the Oni Slayers, the 51 years and extra hunky Yamato. He is not playable and dosnt follow the player to the battlefield (tough he does it in Toukiden Kiwami) but you can meet him in the onsen of Utakata Villague and bath with him.

This is were i took the idea for this drawing, Yamato arriving to the onsen and undressing to get into the hot water. I love how nicelly designed he is despite not being a protagonist and i really wanted people to notice him. I doubt someone else draw him after this but i can dream.

I enjoyed a lot drawing him of course, hes terriblly sexy and it was easy to handle him, tough i had the most troubles with the background, i really strugle to make it look like an onsen with vapor mixing with nature and i ended doing a lots of layers. Forgive me for the awkard result!!

Monday, July 29, 2019

GOJIRA


Six years ago a no human creature started living in my house. She was tiny, ful of live and playfull and keep me company all the time. She wasnt anoying or destructive but she was only there, keeping me company and listening to me.

I also find out the incredible joy or establishing a comunication link with a non human creature, something i never expect before. I learned to undesratnd her wath bothered and viceversa. She did lactually understood me somehow, something my fellow humans do not.

And she also made me smile. Not a forced smile when you say "good motning" to the neighbour's or clients. I wasnt able to contain the urge to smile when she was playing with my headphones or wanted me to pet her while i was watching TV.

When she climbed to my bed and fall asleep on top of my belly or looked at me trough the window of my room when i leave in the morning and when i came back in the afternoon, she was there, in the window, waiting for me. There is soo many things i cannot forget about her.

Exactly this day, a year ago, she died and leave a big empty space in my life. I dont know if its stupid to miss an animal soo much but i still cry for her now and then and i am actually afraid that time pass by. I feel like the more time pass, she is somehow more and more far away and i hate it.

I know i said this place was going to be completelly dedicated to my art but i want her to leave a print in this blog as well, just a tiny little print compared with the gigantic colossal Godzilla size print she leaves on my soul.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

ZANGETSU - BLOODSTAINED


Hello whoever read this!! I bring a new fanart of mine, like i said, i am going to turn this site only for my art and i will produce new pieces as aften as i can, promise!!

This time is Zangetsu from Bloodstained, that character with Snake´s David Hayer voice and a character i feel in love since the first images of him were released!! I love this hunky demon hunter and this picture let me notice how amazing is his character design. I had a lot of details to do in here and troubles for the lack of reference images!!

I didnt wanted to spent a lot o time in the background too since that woul take me a lot of time and i really wanted to start the Rule 34 of this character. There is no porn of Zangetsu!! I cant belive it!! How come theres LOADS of porn of the childish guy from the Pokemon game that is not out yet but theres nothing of this stud?? I cant understand humans at all...

Well, as much as a challengue this was, i had a lot of fun doing this. I hope i can post a new art sooner this time.

Friday, May 10, 2019

NYX ULRIC - KINGSGLAIVE



Soo, i feel extremelly insecure about this and i feel i could have do a much better job with it (specially with the sad background) but if i dont post this as it is now, i probablly will delete it. Soo, depression aside, this is my very first full artwork after soo many years: Nyx Ulric from Kingsglaive.


I been in love of this character since i saw the movie years ago, he looks terrible sexy without showing flesh like Gladiolus and his super elegant military uniform and mohawk, beard and scars, all pull the strings of my kinks and it was an easy choice to pick my my "return" artwork.


The details on his kukris were a lot of fun to do and i try my best to reproduce the anime style os many new asiatic artists, tough is much more tricky than i tough and i wasnt sure how to do the scar/burn thingy on his chest without it looking too awkard...

I have my doubts about this but its done and i hope you guys like it.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

LACK OF CONFIDENCE.


I always had a lack of confidence about my art but now that it has been soo long since i posted something the insecurity is much much stronger. I admit i felt good at drawing again, and incking and can be addictive too, but at the same time it was very difficult to make a lineart again like i used too, and now that i am coloring i feel like i can do it good enough.

Is odd how art works, how fun and yet how cruel it can be.

Maybe it has to do with the HUGE amount of new artists. Theres A LOT of new artists on twitter posting art every single day and they skills with color and art in general is insane and they are much much younger. At times i wonder if its worth it keep tirying at all.

Then again, i wont stop and keep drawing.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

SCOOBY DOO WRESTLEMANIA MYSTERY


Uggg i am soo sick... i was watching Scooby Doo Wrestlemania Mystery on TV when i notice this guys on the background, nameless fans that the camera love to focus now on then in bwteen the action and i could not take them out of my mind, specially how good they would be on a 3some.

Tough theres a lot of hot characters on that movie...and in the other Scooby Doo movies as well, somehow theres always an atractuve side character.

Anyways, i tryed to mimic the movie art style and i know it looks messy and simplistic but i did this on one night and is a little update after all, rigth?

I hope someone find this good even with how obscure the characters are.