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Deviant for 12 Years
Core Member 'til Hell freezes over
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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:.

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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

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

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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 - 10-21-2016

Journal Entry: Fri Oct 21, 2016, 10:39 AM

Features by TsaoShin

Pyro by rajewel

Fantastic Fan Art Friday

Hello! Welcome back to another Friday Fan Art feature!  This week, we're taking a look at pieces with CATS! Here's some amazing artwork that feature a cat or a character with a cat! CATS!

Halloween Friends by GalooGameLady
...For Me? by Abz-J-Harding
Volleyball Kitty by RoyalNoir
A Witch and Her Cat by tuliipiie
Pidge's Lion by Lanaluu
Kitty by Alassa
Cookie Cat by vaporotem
The Hobbit fanart - the Cat version by Noukah
Lying Cat by Natesquatch

Daily Deviation Round Up

Here are the Daily Deviations that I featured this week.  As always, have a great weekend!

Mushishi by SaigaTokihito
Captain America Fan Art!! by Hanseul-Kim
SAILOR MOON and Princess Serenity by MoonlightYUE
Mercy - Witch by NikuSenpai
Splat! ver 4.0 by Ry-Spirit
Pearl from Steven Universe by StefTastan
One Amazing Summer by Natesquatch


No stream tonight!  I'm really sorry but we are still doing many tests to fix connection issues on our end.  In the mean time, enjoy some Totino's Pizza Rolls! JOHN CENA ROLLS!
Backseat Drawing is live tonight at 8PM EST!  Join us on !
Backseat Drawing: Gaming is live now!  We're playing Five Nights at Freddy's and Human tonight! Join us on
BSD 80s by TsaoShinBackseat Drawing airs tonight at 8PM EST on !  We're drawing Venonat and Venomoth AND Alola Ninetales ...WHOA!
Screen Shot 2016-10-18 at 2.36.27 PM by TsaoShinA YUGE thank you to everyone who came out last night to the BSD stream!  It was totally amazing to see so many new people hanging out with us.  We can't get enough! So, we're going to work on this drawing again today in PART 2!  Join us as we continue drawing the pets of our viewers tonight at 8PM EST on

Because I have so many pet photos now, I can't take anymore for tonight's stream.  But since this is obviously a hit, we'll do it again for another drawing!  Make sure to look out for more announcements :)


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:

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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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DracoPhobos Featured By Owner 4 minutes ago  Student Filmographer
You gotta try playing The Curse of Blackwater sometime;p the first half of the game is really good
partybug98 Featured By Owner 1 hour ago  Student Digital Artist
my dream, my gole, my top thing on my bucket list, is to one day be as good as you are <3 you have been my ideal for ages <3 and one day, ONE! day i will be just like you... hopefully <3
you are just amazing, i know you hearing that every day but you have came so fair and done so much and have never given up <3 that what makes you my hero.

thank you for being so awesome <3  
SorueDuelustJJune Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Filmographer
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Let me go check it out now!
frostnoli Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you're so talented and your art is amazing!! wow !Love 
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much! Happy you like my work!
frostnoli Featured By Owner 3 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
my pleasure! bunneh icon3 
cabrera73 Featured By Owner Edited 4 days ago
llama badge gift you. you are very very powerful artist then me. I'm jealous
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
cabrera73 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
you'ru welcome. my art is bad
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