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About Digital Art / Professional Premium Member Eric ProctorMale/United States Group :iconburninggates: BurningGates
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Bella No
Suggested by Kida-neechan
Featured by Ry-Spirit
Given April 22, 2014

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Given December 24, 2011

Given April 22, 2011

The Creation of Mario
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Given June 20, 2010

The Duel
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Featured by archanN
Given January 30, 2010

Night Flight
Suggested by meihua
Featured by aunjuli
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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Unreal-Forever Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW :icondragonwant:, you have a very good style of drawing :icondragonnod1:, and not only that, have lots of fun art :icondragonlaughplz:
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Skythegamer Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Artist
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much!
kisasame Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Spread the DA love around! (you can copy and paste this message on their userpage!)

1- You can hug the person who hugged you!
2- You -MUST- hug 10 other people, at least!
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page!
4- Random hugs are perfectly okay! (and sweet)
5- You should most definitely get started hugging right away!

If You Get 7 Back You Are Loved!
1-3 you're bad friend
4-6 you're an ok friend
7-9 you're a good friend
10-& Up you're loved
I hug you... Tackling hug
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Yay hugs '3'
kisasame Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem i just love your art so i had to
goldkoifish Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist… I did another thing. hehe
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
goldkoifish Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Hurray! Hehe!
cloneman184 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
You've earned a watch from me, You have some really nice work :)
TsaoShin Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
ARTAMANTIUM Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
What a wonderful gallery! Great artwork!!! :D
TsaoShin Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
Sparklekittens Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I love all of your drawings! They are so unique!
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