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About Digital Art / Professional Community Volunteer Eric ProctorMale/United States Groups :iconcommunityrelations: communityrelations
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Deviant for 11 Years
Core Member 'til Hell freezes over
Statistics 388 Deviations 55,550 Comments 1,579,212 Pageviews

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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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TsaoShin's Video Resources

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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

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

Fan Art Masterpiece Contest

Thu Feb 11, 2016, 1:10 PM by TsaoShin:icontsaoshin:


Fan Art Masterpiece Contest
Hey, everyone!  It's time for a fun Fan Art contest Woohooooo! 
Have you ever wanted to see your favorite fan characters in a famous work of art?  OF COURSE YOU DO.  Well now is your chance! Go out and find a famous piece of art that inspires you and re-create it as a piece of fan art!

The Screech by Noktowl

Bullet; Pink1st Place will receive a 1 year core membership and 2500 points
Bullet; Pink2nd Place will receive a 6 month core membership and 2000 points
Bullet; Pink3rd Place will receive a 3 month core membership and 1500 points

Bullet; GreenThis contest starts on February 10th and ends on March 18th 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
Bullet; GreenAll entries must comply with DeviantArt's Policies and Terms of Service.
Bullet; GreenThe piece that you choose to recreate must be linked in the description.
Bullet; GreenEntries MUST be NEW and made for this contest.  Please link back to this journal in the description of your entry!
Bullet; GreenAll entries must be submitted to the Fan Art Masterpiece folder cr-fanart-contests.deviantart.…
Bullet; GreenIf your submission has not been submitted to the Fan Art Category (as in when you submit the art to the website), it will be declined and you will be asked to re-categorize it and resubmit.
Bullet; GreenYou can enter as many times as you want but you can only win once.
Bullet; Green Have fun!

Questions? Comments?  Please ask Lyricanna or go here for more info:

Fan Art Masterpiece Contest:eager:New Contest:la:
Some pieces of art are just so inspirational that we just have to do our own take on them.  There have been many recreations and parodies of famous art over the years and we would like to see yours!
Fan Art Masterpiece
This contest is pretty straight forward. Find a famous piece of art that you love and re-create it as a piece of Fan Art :la:  Below are some great pieces for inspiration:

:bulletgreen:This contest starts on February 10th and ends on March 18th 11:59PM Pacific Time.
:bulletgreen:All entries must comply with DeviantArt's Policies and Terms of Service.
:bulletgreen:The piece that you choose to recreate must be linked in the description.
:bulletgreen:Entries MUST be NEW and made for this contest.  Please link back to this journal in the descri

:iconlyricanna: :icontsaoshin: (maybe more!)

Check out these great pieces for inspiration:
Birth of Peach - Nintendo Mario Brothers Fan Art by ceramicmattTiana in gold by Morloth88van Gogh Never Saw The Last by sagittariusgalleryMona Midna by ever-so-excitedLink's Knighting by ToradhMulan Coloring Page by Serain


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]

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


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Shyan890 Featured By Owner 11 hours ago  New Deviant
Hey that picture over there is called scream i learned about that in art class last year
Sassycatt23 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Do you take Requests or Commissions ?
Mega-Arts Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey there Tsao! How are you doing?
I hope you're having a fantastic day, thanks for making the world brighter with all your art and by being so kind x3
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Doing well but I'm VERY exhausted at the moment.  I have been spending the last 2 weeks crunching to put together an enormous cosplay together before my deadline on Friday.  I will be so relieved when it's over XD
Mega-Arts Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Glad you're doing well!
Oh my, good luck with finishing it on time! It's so draining working constantly on something to meet a deadline @ w@ 
I'm sure it'll turn out perfect :la:
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much! I hope so ><  I've got so many glue gun burns and razor blade cuts on my fingers at this point that I'm starting to look like I'm at war with it haha XD
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artauxeo Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
wow, great gallery you have here, cheers ^__^
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
Guchi-Girl1 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student General Artist
You have such a gift!!! You truly have an incredible talent that I'm so happy you shared with the world! You deserve every bit of good attention in this world! :D Keep up the great work! 
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for your kind words! :)
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