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About Digital Art / Professional Premium Member Eric ProctorMale/United States Group :iconburninggates: BurningGates
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Bella No
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Given April 22, 2014

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The Creation of Mario
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Night Flight
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Given June 8, 2009

Grendel Toothless

Journal Entry: Sat Oct 18, 2014, 2:04 PM

Grendeltoothless by TsaoShin

Thank you for all of your support on my recent Candy Tooth Toothless drawing and Happy Halloween!
Here's a fun photo of Grendel who thinks he is Toothless ^^

Candy Tooth Toothless by TsaoShin
Fire Witches by TsaoShin
A Very HTTYD Halloween by TsaoShin

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Tail Biter by goldkoifish
Tail Biter by goldkoifish


Eric Proctor
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What programs/tools do you use?
A: Adobe Photoshop CS5, 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 basic 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 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:

Complete FAQ here:

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

Next Kiriban

Convention Schedule

Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
National Harbor, MD

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

Here be dragons...


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LukeTheRipper Featured By Owner 4 hours ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Damn... you're gallery is just too damn epic...
I'm afraid I'm going to have to watch you from now on.
X-Whovian64-X Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Such a wonderful gallery!!! XD
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 20 hours ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much ^^
X-Whovian64-X Featured By Owner 14 hours ago
Haha, you're welcome! ^_^
PlantDragon5 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member Student Traditional Artist
I love your work!
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
Glintfang Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
lol I thought I was watching you already, oops xD
your gallery is splendid :D!
very inspiring work here, I love what you draw! You do such a great job! ^^
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much! Really happy you like my work :D
Crayon1999 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student General Artist
I have been looking at your artwork, and I am inspired! I love it all!!!!!:excited: Yeah 
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
Adoptablesfaire Featured By Owner 2 days ago
I think we may have a little problem, uhm, i broke the favs button... oooops!
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
hahah XD thank you :)
Adoptablesfaire Featured By Owner 1 day ago
srs though, my laptop started lagging like hell from spamming the favs button XD
TryingMy-Best Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional General Artist
42,500 watchers.... U R SO LUCKY!!! I suck so much I can't even get 50 watchers... WAAH!! But your art truly is amazing!!! I just watchd u know and u were on da for 10 years.. i am so late for so many things
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much! Honestly I got most of the watchers within the last 3 years o.o
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