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Daniel Mercado @Daker777NG

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Posted by Daker777NG - January 26th, 2014


Starting today, my friend Danny ( http://dannyboydraws.newgrounds.com/ ) and i are going to set a theme each day during 21 days and do a speedrawing of it. The first 7 days are covered up by the 7 deadly sins, today's was "Wrath".

You can watch my speed drawing here -> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yuWYy4aWII

Watch Danny's -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YntR3hCX7c

 

The purpose of this is to improve, so if u don't want to watch it, i don't care fuk u :(


Posted by Daker777NG - January 14th, 2014


Oh no, i added two more zeros to the title, well i'm too lazy to change it now, i've reached the impressive amount of 50 fans!! OMG!!

50 different people thought it might be a good idea to press the heart next to my name, and oh boy how were they wrong!! :D


Posted by Daker777NG - January 9th, 2014



Posted by Daker777NG - December 31st, 2013


The world is coming to an end, the Mayans said it! They were wrong by two years, this year humanity as we know it is going to finish! FINITO! ADIOS! MERCI !!!1

 

But anyway, happy new year everyone, i guess some people are happy that another year has passed, i don't understand them, i don't want to die


Posted by Daker777NG - December 25th, 2013


I killed my cat but that's ok because cats have 7 lifes but i wanna know how much time does it take to revive, he's been dead for 3 days now and he's starting to smell, pls help anyone? 


Posted by Daker777NG - December 14th, 2013


What's wrong with you people

 

Btw, in my last artwork, you guys rate so low because you honestly think it's shit, or because you think having a penis in the forehead is gross? Just curious


Posted by Daker777NG - December 4th, 2013


...about smoking weed? Do you think it's harmful or not? Would you legalize it?


Posted by Daker777NG - November 25th, 2013


Wanna give feedback? Plz?

It's the best artwork i've done in like.... forever, at least that's what i think, hope you guys think the same.


Posted by Daker777NG - November 13th, 2013


"Deep words" - Daker777NG 2013.


Posted by Daker777NG - September 29th, 2013


Well, i started animating like one year ago or so, and i haven't get used to it yet, i can't keep up with a proyect and work on it regularly, i always start to feel this pressure and i start procastinating, the result of that is: wasted time, no progress done, and a bitter feeling of guilt and emptyness, even more when i had voice actors voice for me and want to see the animation finished. My question is: Did you have this kind of situation when you started animating and then got used to animate more regularly? Is it just me?

I see these people that say they animate like 5 or more hours a day, and that they are where they are because of that persistence, and ask myself "Do i lack the passion to do that? Maybe animating is not my thing?"
I remember when i was like 10 years old, i was drawing everyday, i drew anything, i did comics because i liked them, and i probably did more comics in a week than now animations in 3 months...
I know this "problem" i have is very common between artists, "lack of motivation". I really didn't gave it much thought until i heard these words from Max Gilardi, aka "Hotdiggedydemon", he got asked how did he find the motivation to do animation and he said more or less: "I don't have to, i don't know why you would have to get motivated to do something you love". With that, i thought, "maybe i shouldn't waste my time doing something that i need to get motivated to do"

"Find a work you are passionate about, and you will never have to work again" I heard these words in a comercial about some tv program, it is completely true...

I'm just asking if you had a period of time when you knew you should be animating, but just didn't have the persistence or the passion to do it, and then you recovered again. I cannot help it but think that maybe i just can't do it, and that i shouldn't be aiming to animate profesionally some day, because i'll just get depressed by working on something that i don't like, but that's the question, "Do i like animating?" I do, i really enjoy some days, when i start animating and i do a good movement i'm proud of or something, but other days i just don't feel it, i don't enjoy it, i start to get angry, stressed etc, etc... But why does that happen? I just don't understand it, i'm so confused about this, i don't want to end up working on something that i don't like, or wasting my talents because now i just "don't feel like it"...

Sometimes i even wonder if 2d animation has future anyway, Disney going full 3d with even a 3d software that looks like 2d (paperman, look it up), not feature 2d animation anymore in cinemas and shit...
I'm reaching that age when i have to decide if i want to go to college, and i need to decide what to do with my life, but i don't know if animation is the path i should choose, for both reasons, i don't know if 2d has any future and i don't know if i will enjoy being a profesional animator.

"I like to draw, but i like not drawing even more" -JhonnyUtah (seriously i don't want to end up as grumpy about my job as him, lol)