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About Digital Art / Professional Community Volunteer Eric ProctorMale/United States Groups :iconcommunityrelations: communityrelations
Bleed and Breed Art
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Deviant for 12 Years
Core Member 'til Hell freezes over
Statistics 443 Deviations 64,065 Comments 1,778,964 Pageviews

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How to suggest

Just hit the "Note" button on my profile page and add the subject: DD Suggestion include the thumb code (or URL) along with the reason why you think the deviant deserves a Daily Deviation.

I may not reply to all suggestions but I do read, consider and appreciate every suggestion :heart:.

Commission Status

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Deviousness Award

Deviousness Award
An energetic artist who brings a spark of life to all of his creations, Eric Proctor (known by the community as TsaoShin) has spawned some of the most memorable works of art on DeviantART. His Grumpy Cat Disney mashups have been seen and shared far and wide across the internet, and his creative spirit and technical ability are matched only by his good-hearted nature. To many community members, Eric is one of the most friendly individuals to interact with. All of his Journals come with good cheer, gratitude, and positivity, and he takes time to interact and spread good cheer and knowledge into the community.
-awarded December 2014

Here be dragons...

Convention Schedule

Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD

Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA

Tysons Corner, VA

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

Westin Convention Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

TsaoShin's Video Resources

TsaoShin's Daily Deviations

Given June 6, 2015

Fire Witches
Suggested by Augusata
Featured by KovoWolf
Given October 31, 2014

Bella No
Suggested by Kida-neechan
Featured by Ry-Spirit
Given April 22, 2014

Given September 6, 2013

Given December 22, 2012

Given December 24, 2011

Avatar - I See You
Suggested by 8-BitGirl
Featured by TommyGK
Given April 22, 2011

The Creation of Mario
Suggested by Jace-Z
Featured by rydi1689
Given June 20, 2010

The Duel
Suggested by zayyad1453
Featured by archanN
Given January 30, 2010

Night Flight
Suggested by meihua
Featured by aunjuli
Given June 8, 2009

Fantastic Fan Art Friday 06-24-2016

Journal Entry: Fri Jun 24, 2016, 10:02 AM

Features by TsaoShin

Happy 25th Birthday Sonic ! by Shira-hedgie

Fantastic Fan Art Friday

Hello, everyone! Welcome to another Fantastic Fan Art Friday with features coming straight from the Fan Art Category!  This week we are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog!  GOTTA GO FAST!

Quiz Time!
Sonic Shrug Emote 
  • What game system was the first Sonic game launched on?
  • What was Sonic's original name going to be?
  • Who voiced Sonic in the 1993 animated series The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog?
  • What was the first game to include both Sonic and Mario?
  • What is Sonic's favorite food?

Sonic 25th Anniversary by KetrinDarkDragon
The dorks by Myly14
Sonic 25th Anniversary by SupaCrikeyDave

Happy Birthday SONIC !! by Baitong9194
Sonic 25th by ss2sonic
~25 YEARS OF SONIC THE HEDGEHOG~! by chibiirose
Happy 25th Anniversary Sonic! by Ipun
:Sonic 25th:  KALEIDOSCOPE by Feniiku
Hedgehog!25th by aimf0324

Daily Deviation Round Up

Here are the Daily Deviations that I featured this week!  Thank you for all of your lovely suggestions and as always, have a great weekend!

Batgirl owns the night by Aioras
Gold and oranges by domeano
Pokemon by MaxGrecke
Bebop and Rocksteady by DustinWeaver
Twilight Princess Diorama crop. by Siga4BDN
Princess Mononoke by muju
Wonder of the Forest by Lhuin


Eric Proctor
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What programs/tools do you use?
A: Adobe Photoshop CS5 and CC, 9x12 Wacom Intuos 4, and a Wacom 24HD Cintiq.
Q: How long have you been drawing? Did you go to school for art?
A: I have a BA in Studio Art and focused primarily in traditional painting until 2002. I made the switch to digital painting shortly after.
Q: Do you work professionally as an artist?
A: I am a conceptual illustrator and designer for a research laboratory.
Q: How long does it take you to make a drawing?
A: It can take anywhere from 4-25 hours to make a drawing depending on the complexity.
Q: Do you use custom brushes in Photoshop? Can I have them?
A: Download my full brush set here:
Q: Do you do any tutorials?
A: I have some resources in my gallery on my process and I have written tutorials for Fantasy Artist Magazine. I also have lots of video resources:
Q: Do you do commissions?
A: Yes I do – please check my commission schedule for availability:
Q: Do you draw requests?
A: I’m sorry, my schedule is extremely tight and I do not draw requests.
Q: Can I use your art for my Facebook cover, art feature, etc?
A: Sharing my artwork is perfectly fine as long as folks aren't trying to sell it or take credit for it. Giving me a credit shout out and link back to my dA page is always appreciated!
Q: Can I buy prints, shirts, etc of your artwork?
A: Yes! You can either catch me at a few of the east coast conventions where I sell my work or head over to my online stores:……
Q: What breed is your black cat?
A: Grendel is a Highland Lynx. His tail is naturally short, his ears are curled, and he has 26 toes. He's basically a miniature black bear. You can see videos of him on youtube:

I'm a DeviantArt Community Volunteer for Fan Art. For information regarding suggesting Daily Deviations, please see this post:

Complete FAQ here:

For commercial commissions, work offers, and permission to display my work in commercial media outlets please contact me at: tsaoshin[at]


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BillTheBill Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Professional Writer
I love all your shit!
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 20 hours ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
Wolfia551 Featured By Owner Edited 1 day ago  Student Digital Artist
Whenever I see your art I'm just like ydixgsgzhztzgdtdgj
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 20 hours ago  Professional Digital Artist
XD thanks so much!
Wolfia551 Featured By Owner 7 hours ago  Student Digital Artist
sharp-sketches Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
Wow your art is amazing!
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 20 hours ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
reltlikethat Featured By Owner 2 days ago
You make me feel like shit, because your so good. But hey, at least you're better than me!
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Aw geez >< Thank you? haha XD
reltlikethat Featured By Owner 1 day ago
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