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Photobucket I'm Maximo, comic artist with a couple of books under my belt. Currently working on a shonen-esque comic series called One-Hit-Knock-Out!!

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18 February 14
Sneak peek at a commission I’m workin on <3

Sneak peek at a commission I’m workin on <3

1 February 14
My witch for &lt;a href=&#8221;http://witchsona.tumblr.com/&#8221;&gt;witchsona week&lt;/a&gt;, YEEEEHAAWWW.

My witch for <a href=”http://witchsona.tumblr.com/”>witchsona week</a>, YEEEEHAAWWW.

13 January 14
Serge&#8217;s current design (2014) VS. his original 2009 design

Serge’s current design (2014) VS. his original 2009 design

2 January 14
DETHKLOK - DOOMSTAR REQUIEM
Had to draw dethklok fanart after watching that AMAZING rock opera, Doomstar Requiem, finished just in time to battle my way through to MAGFEST! See ya!!

DETHKLOK - DOOMSTAR REQUIEM

Had to draw dethklok fanart after watching that AMAZING rock opera, Doomstar Requiem, finished just in time to battle my way through to MAGFEST! See ya!!

31 December 13
Its been years since I designed the characters for OHKO, they might need a little bit of a tweak

Its been years since I designed the characters for OHKO, they might need a little bit of a tweak

30 December 13
Poena design for OHKO chapter 6

Poena design for OHKO chapter 6

31 October 13
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by Me.

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by Me.

15 August 13
Doodle of Clarence from Devil&#8217;s Candy for mah buddy for visiting me! &lt;3

Doodle of Clarence from Devil’s Candy for mah buddy for visiting me! <3

14 August 13
Poison print I did for Otakon!

Can&#8217;t wait to play her and Hugo for SSF4U

Poison print I did for Otakon!

Can’t wait to play her and Hugo for SSF4U

5 May 13
Doodle of Lune I did for fun, Lune is from my webcomic OHKO 

Doodle of Lune I did for fun, Lune is from my webcomic OHKO 

27 April 13
I&#8217;m lucky I got two friends (REM and SOULKARL) that can hammer on me a bit and help me work out the bugs in OHKO. Thanks to them I&#8217;ve got a number of fixes I&#8217;ll be applying to OHKO.
A. First problem was I wasn&#8217;t considering the overall ratio of B/W, Which was causing washed out white pages. Now I amped the blacks to a 35%-40% range then adding about 15-20% grey. My old ratios are something like 10-20% black then 30-40% grey.
B. THIS IS SHONEN! So I&#8217;m going to be way less shy with SFX and start drawing ( opposed to writing ) all the ones I can. SFX will be bigger bolder, overlap more things and have more effects to them.
C. Another problem with my washed out looking pages was too much linework and not enough black fills. Additionally I wasn&#8217;t utilizing the time of day to help me do black fills. So now more black fills, less linework and more referencing / using photos.
D. SIMPLIFICATION. I was hatching and adding way too much details and making things uglier, for some reason switching to tablet has made a lot of problems crop up including me killing pages with lazy hatching or not being choosier with my lines. A little side note was my inks were about 60% density which made them grey, I pumped it to 90% recently but it wasnt enough! so now it&#8217;s 100% density to get my nice black back.
E. Simplifying tones and having less tones. A lot of toning just flattens my work, so I&#8217;m going to do my best to let the linework do most of the talking. Less gradients, less smudgy ness and more crisp bold choices when possible.
It helped me out to discuss my failings and flaws with my bros. Maybe it&#8217;ll help you too?

I’m lucky I got two friends (REM and SOULKARL) that can hammer on me a bit and help me work out the bugs in OHKO. Thanks to them I’ve got a number of fixes I’ll be applying to OHKO.

A. First problem was I wasn’t considering the overall ratio of B/W, Which was causing washed out white pages. Now I amped the blacks to a 35%-40% range then adding about 15-20% grey. My old ratios are something like 10-20% black then 30-40% grey.

B. THIS IS SHONEN! So I’m going to be way less shy with SFX and start drawing ( opposed to writing ) all the ones I can. SFX will be bigger bolder, overlap more things and have more effects to them.

C. Another problem with my washed out looking pages was too much linework and not enough black fills. Additionally I wasn’t utilizing the time of day to help me do black fills. So now more black fills, less linework and more referencing / using photos.

D. SIMPLIFICATION. I was hatching and adding way too much details and making things uglier, for some reason switching to tablet has made a lot of problems crop up including me killing pages with lazy hatching or not being choosier with my lines. A little side note was my inks were about 60% density which made them grey, I pumped it to 90% recently but it wasnt enough! so now it’s 100% density to get my nice black back.

E. Simplifying tones and having less tones. A lot of toning just flattens my work, so I’m going to do my best to let the linework do most of the talking. Less gradients, less smudgy ness and more crisp bold choices when possible.

It helped me out to discuss my failings and flaws with my bros. Maybe it’ll help you too?

21 April 13
Doodle of myself in Araki&#8217;s style, ( which is helping me focus on showing the planes of the face in a simple way )
Actually I wanted to take this time to talk about my appearance, which I&#8217;ve always gotten mixed reviews on lol. Now I can&#8217;t play innocent, even though I&#8217;ve grown up with my fair share of bullies, I turned around and did it to others, and although I think I&#8217;ve made amends thats a topic for another time. Anyways I remember growing up people trying to bag on me for my thick lips, my grill, or my anime wannabe hair ( I would have dyed that blue, and styled it like strider hiryu if I could back then if I could have ). I went through most of my life feeling ugly until I figured out that people who have to try to knock you down a peg based on the way you look are frustrated with their own appearance. They don&#8217;t know how to deal with their own securities so they take it out on you, if you seem confident they HATE that, they want you to as miserable as they are. ( Like the anonymous guy who came out of nowhere trying to make me feel bad about my neck/weight? on tumblr a few months back, dude must have had issues to spend his time critiquing me. ) What I figured is I like the way I look, maybe I&#8217;m not good lucking to some people, but some people aren&#8217;t good looking to me, they don&#8217;t need to please me and I don&#8217;t need to please them. I like my thick neck, my fat lips and my fucked up teeth, along with my rad eyebrows and sleepy/mean eyes&#8230;I look unique and badass and I wouldn&#8217;t have it any other way.  &lt;3

Doodle of myself in Araki’s style, ( which is helping me focus on showing the planes of the face in a simple way )

Actually I wanted to take this time to talk about my appearance, which I’ve always gotten mixed reviews on lol. Now I can’t play innocent, even though I’ve grown up with my fair share of bullies, I turned around and did it to others, and although I think I’ve made amends thats a topic for another time. Anyways I remember growing up people trying to bag on me for my thick lips, my grill, or my anime wannabe hair ( I would have dyed that blue, and styled it like strider hiryu if I could back then if I could have ). I went through most of my life feeling ugly until I figured out that people who have to try to knock you down a peg based on the way you look are frustrated with their own appearance. They don’t know how to deal with their own securities so they take it out on you, if you seem confident they HATE that, they want you to as miserable as they are. ( Like the anonymous guy who came out of nowhere trying to make me feel bad about my neck/weight? on tumblr a few months back, dude must have had issues to spend his time critiquing me. ) What I figured is I like the way I look, maybe I’m not good lucking to some people, but some people aren’t good looking to me, they don’t need to please me and I don’t need to please them. I like my thick neck, my fat lips and my fucked up teeth, along with my rad eyebrows and sleepy/mean eyes…I look unique and badass and I wouldn’t have it any other way.  <3

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20 April 13
Character is Moxiemau for Arc2  of OHKO based on by buddy REM , the Moxiemau is apart of Crazybee’s pirate gang!

Character is Moxiemau for Arc2  of OHKO based on by buddy REM , the Moxiemau is apart of Crazybee’s pirate gang!

19 April 13
Happy Birthday Emilee(Ghostgreen)!! I drew you as a character in the style of my OHKO comic. I wonder if she minds If I throw her in the BG as a character in the story *3*

Happy Birthday Emilee(Ghostgreen)!! I drew you as a character in the style of my OHKO comicI wonder if she minds If I throw her in the BG as a character in the story *3*

18 April 13
Drawing of Alexia from SOULLESS done for my best buddy REM  You should really pick up a book she works extremely hard on it and as a result it&#8217;s a beautiful book!

Drawing of Alexia from SOULLESS done for my best buddy REM  You should really pick up a book she works extremely hard on it and as a result it’s a beautiful book!

Themed by Hunson. Originally by Josh