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.s p a c e.  .o u t. by vashperado

.s p a c e. .o u t.


June 27, 2014
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More hours in a day

Journal Entry: Tue Apr 22, 2014, 7:46 PM


don't you wish you had em?
I sure do
even just a couple more,
extend the day to 30 hours and you could really get things done~

Think of all the awesome things you could do in that time?
You could draw and cook and walk your dog and do anything you could imagine!
just think of the possibilities!


..But bad news, there are only 24 hours in a day, and you have a job and classes and a commute and just enough time to watch game of thrones and pass out in a hamburger for a few hours before the alarm goes off..


And then its back to work, back to school, back to business, back to whatever it is that takes up your day and keeps you from getting anywhere..


Your time is suuuuper limited. Most of us are selling hours of our life to someone else, hours that you can't buy back. No refunds or exchanges, your time has been purchased by Soul Crushers Inc.


And yet most of the day, you do see other artists around online who seem so busy yet are constantly updating and posting all day.
Early Morning Warm Up!
Lunch Time Sketches~
After Work color practice**
Late Night Doodle before bed!

and you are just like wha.. wait.. wh..


How the heck does anyone stay productive in their own creative goals while working for the man???
and SPOILER ALERT:: this journal doesn't end with a profound answer, i'm actually asking! XD

Short Answer is the ol "do what you love, and you'll never work a day in your life!"
fa la-lal-lalalala~~~~ rainbows and unicorns, tralala~~~~

Not so easy, its hard out there, and you got bills to pay any which way you can

But we can look for little moments here and there,  look for a break in the storm to take little steps toward your goals. At the end of the week, you'll be a little bit closer~ I spend most of my time at work, but here and there i find little pockets.  Pockets to model a 3D set, or paint some space backgrounds. Pockets to work on 88 whenever i can. It's slow going, but it's IS GOING~ thats the kicker

just keep it going~  doesn't matter how fast, right?   

Every brilliant fucking masterpiece painting was done one dab at a time.  Every epic ancient marble statue was chipped out of big fucking rock slabs one little grain at a time. Each step keeps moving forward. 

I do believe in hard work, and i know you will work twice as hard on something that MEANS something to you, than you will for a paycheck.  You can sell your time, but you can't sell your dreams. That shit belongs to you!

I guess I wrote this to motivate myself,  hopefully motivates you along with me..?
yeah?  yeah!

one foot in front of the other, we'll get there!



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Mike Nesbitt
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I am a visual artist working and living in Toronto. I try my best to make art that either captures a feeling or causes one. Hope you like my work, and yours.

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gwarnage Featured By Owner 1 day ago
check out this GWAR fanfiction site i created : gwar-fanon.wikia.com/wiki/GWAR…
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thebingbang Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
REALLY enjoyed checking out all your gallery! :D great stuff! some of the pieces I just favorited because it started taking A LONG TIME to comment and fave pieces I liked! :D
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AnonymousDragon Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
Soooooooooo I just so happened to find you by watching a youtube vid featuring one of your artworks. I didn't actually notice your name on it until like 2 weeks later haha. I found you by your space out picture and wow you art very talented!! Like, seriously. I am jealous. All I have is fanfiction crap from like a year or two ago haha! I am in love with your artwork and all your interests are what I like which is amazing. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK, BRO!! I am a dummy! 
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CarlTheHuman Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014
Every time I see awesome Naruto or WWE art that I love, whether it be on Reddit or Tumblr, it's always you that so happens to make them. Now I see a WWExNaruto crossover art, and it's you again! GODDAMN IT, I LOVE YOU SO MUCH FOR MAKING ART OUT OF TWO THINGS I LOVE DEARLY!
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HikariOni22 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
You are literally the coolest.
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terin-kail Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
Wow great stuff! i hope you find the time for the other Naruto teams to be other covers!
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vashperado Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Professional Filmographer
thank you!  yea it seems like a theme i can run with easily
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Gring-OH Featured By Owner May 21, 2014
You inspire me. prntscr.com/3la40c
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thebettersmith Featured By Owner May 20, 2014
Mike - what does the scar on 88's back represent - the work is phenomenal and you seem to be setting up a storyline... is an animated feature in the works?

Rudy
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