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Updated my blog with some thoughts on it - www.daverapoza.blogspot.com/20…
Hello!

  I wanted to drop by here and let you know that I will be updating my personal blog often with thoughts on freelance and balancing work/life etc. Been awhile since I've been actively posting on there.

Anyway, here is the first post if you're interested in following along - www.daverapoza.blogspot.com/20…

Hope you're all well!

Dave
Hey everyone!

Just wanted to drop my website link here and let anybody who is interested know that I have one central place for my blog/portfolio and comic work.

You can go here - www.DaveRapoza.com

I'll be updating the gallery there regularly!

Thanks,
Dave


Listen on soundcloud here - soundcloud.com/maximumpotentia…

Maximum Potential Ep. 2!

A weekly podcast dedicated to sharing cool people, projects and products that keep us going. This isn't a commercial podcast and we are not making profit off of anything we suggest. It is just an honest attempt to try and enjoy our lives more by spreading positivity.

From this episode-

People

Martin Ansin - martinansin.com/

Mike Azevedo - mikeazevedo.deviantart.com/

Paul Dainton

Projects -

Jeshields - RPG Character Compendium - www.patreon.com/jeshields

Temple of Art Documentary - www.kickstarter.com/projects/1…

Squarriors Graphic Novel - www.kickstarter.com/projects/d…

Products -

Ghost of a Tale - www.ghostofatale.com/

Tactics Ogre - Let Us Cling Together art book - www.amazon.co.uk/Tactics-Ogre-…

Weaponry - An Illustrated History - www.amazon.com/Weaponry-Illust…

Listening -

Kevin Rose - Random Show - www.youtube.com/user/kevinrose

Joseph Campbell - The Power of Myth, The Hero's Journey - billmoyers.com/content/ep-1-jo…

Follow Us on Facebook - www.facebook.com/maximumpotent…


Thanks everyone!
 

A weekly podcast dedicated to sharing cool people, projects and products that keep us going. This isn't a commercial podcast and we are not making profit off of anything we suggest. It is just an honest attempt to try and enjoy our lives more by spreading positivity.

From this episode-

People-

Yoann Lossel - www.etsy.com/shop/yoannlossel
Giannis Milonogiannis - milonogiannis.tumblr.com/
Gerald Parel - geraldparel.com/
Mclean Kendree - mcleannews.blogspot.com/

Projects -

Heaven's Hell by Anthony Jones - www.robotpencil.net/
Tom Scholes - www.artofscholes.com/
Alexander Zedig Diboine - alexandrediboine.tumblr.com/

Products -

Kyle's Brush Pack - www.kyletwebster.com/portfolio…

Guardians of the Galaxy Art Book - www.amazon.com/Marvels-Guardia…?

Pocket Brush - www.amazon.com/Pocket-Brush-Pe…?

RealBug - www.amazon.com/s/ref=bl_sr_toy…

Listening -

Opie & Anthony Louis CK appearances - www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…

Neil Degrasse Tyson - www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXh9RQ…

Thanks everyone!
Hey everybody!

Just wanted to thank all of you who purchased my Bog Witch tutorial! Everything went better than I had imagined and the response has been great :). I love seeing what people have done after applying the techniques. Also, thanks for all the messages! 

I honestly was hesitant about doing a tutorial because I think most people come into who they are by discovering a path on their own through guess work(trying to match styles but finding new approaches in the process) and constant practice. Tried my best not to have it simply stand as a step by step and more as a 'how I found this approach/how you can find yours' kind of tutorial. I hope thats how it was received, but either way, if you keep working for yourself you'll find whatever voice you end up growing into naturally.

Anyways, just wanted to leave this here and thank you all for supporting the tutorial! This means more time for Steve Lichman, StarVeil, Black Witch, and Skull & Shark!

Thanks again,
Dave

Hello! Thanks to all of you who purchased the download yesterday! For those of you who were asking for a PayPal option, I have now included one :)

Please click here to purchase, paypal option in product description! 

gumroad.com/l/zAGa


This video covers my approach to line art, applying color and designing a character! The long format video covers the entire process start to finish with full commentary and a companion video is included that breaks the process down to 20 minutes in case you would rather have a simplified version.


The following are included in this download -

- Bog Witch demo - 4hr 53m video covering my entire process w/commentary

- Simplified Breakdown - 20m video covering the basics of the process I use in the demo

- Character Do's & Don't's - 15m video covering my opinions on character design and presentation

- All of my Brushes

- The final PSD with all layers


Thank you very much and hope you like the video!

Dave

Hey everybody!

Just finished up my first tutorial set around my line work approach! Here is a basic description!

You can purchase the video here - gumroad.com/l/zAGa


This video covers my approach to line art, applying color and designing a character! The long format video covers the entire process start to finish with full commentary and a companion video is included that breaks the process down to 20 minutes in case you would rather have a simplified version.

The following are included in this download -

- Bog Witch demo - 4hr 53m video covering my entire process w/commentary

- Simplified Breakdown - 20m video covering the basics of the process I use in the demo

- Character Do’s & Don’t’s - 15m video covering my opinions on character design and presentation

- All of my Brushes

- The final PSD with all layers

Thank you very much and hope you like the video!

Dave

Posted up the entirety of StarVeil in the animated gif format! Hope you like it so far!

imgur.com/gallery/DYwB3

Thanks!
Dave


Listing another item for auction! This time its ‘Skull’ from ‘Skull & Shark’! This is an original by me done on 9x12in. Bristol board using ink and pencil :)! Hope you like it! 

All proceeds are going to raise money for my family!

Thank you very much!

Dave

cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?…

Due to the untimely death of my awesome dad(paps, papsi cola, Dr. pappa, pappy p) I am listing up my personal collection of prints from my TMNT run. 

All proceeds are going towards helping my family.

These are the last of the signed Turtle prints, so if you missed out on them before, this is your last chance to get em. 

Auction ends June 1st at 5pm PST, 8pm EST!

Thanks everybody!
Dave

Check out the Auctions here - www.ebay.com/sch/skeltonwulf/m…
Posted up a little teaser for the Skull and Shark soundtrack - all original music by Lazerhawk  - soundcloud.com/lazerhawk

Announcements for the comic are coming this Halloween!

Check out the trailer below!

My Red Ranger print is now available from Acme Archives!


www.acmearchivesdirect.com/cat…
Posted this up on youtube :), hope it helps!

youtu.be/Mgr4wMETmmI
Mystery Art Giveaway!

I'm giving away a collection of pieces from my sketchbooks among other things :). All you gotta do is re-post on Twitter, Share on Facebook and Tumblr(tag DRGiveaway) to enter!

I'll be choosing a Winner from each!

The Giveaway will come to a close on June 26th! So, 2 weeks :D. That should give me time to get everything together and make them mystery boxes!

Thanks!
Dave

Hey everyone! Thanks for all the kind words on the last couple images I posted! I'll continue my Mass Effect Medieval series(got 2 more comin) but in the meantime I made a quick step by step of the Garen image.

Check out the process here as well as other sketches/unfinished work i don't post on DA! - daverapoza.blogspot.com/

Also, if you liked the Garen please support by buying a poster here - $10 :D - www.jinx.com/p/league_of_legen…
Helloooo! I don't really update deviantart with unfinished work, all of it usually ends up on my blog. So I figured I'd update here when I post up some more work incase anyones interested :).

daverapoza.blogspot.com/2012/0…

Thanks!

Hope everyones doin good!
Just wanted to say thanks to $techgnotic for the feature :D! And thanks to everyone for helpin get all that TMNT stuff out and around the internet :). Its awesome that the series of portraits is still getting all that exposure.

Appreciate it!

And for all new people watchin my page, I got a lot of process stuff and links to my livestream videos(via crimson daggers link) on my blog here-

daverapoza.blogspot.com/
Wanted to show a quick stereoscopic image I made out of my Merman portrait! These are pretty fun to do, I got a link to the tutorial I followed in the blog post.

daverapoza.blogspot.com/2012/0…
Updated my blog with some process stuff! - daverapoza.blogspot.com/2012/0…

plus lots of other updates i never made blog posts for D: