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Apr 17, 2014
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I'm finally moved into my studio and my life seems to be settling into some kind of normalcy after months of complete and utter chaos. I have a stack of commissions, a couple of play posters, and Manga Studio V all locked & loaded. There are a lot projects to finish in the next few weeks. Busy is good...

I wonder sometimes if this is just the life I chose or if the universe just wants me be all discombobulated sometimes. I do feel like my work is moving in some new directions. At least if my sketchbook has been being honest with me.

More on that as I finish things...


Shawn Van Briesen
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Commercial artist, animator, actor, (occasionally...or rather, recently) art director or production designer on film and TV productions. Lately, I've started drawing comic books again (haven't done so since 1999).

Mostly living in Minnesota and damning the inability to surf here. Well, you can surf here...but... not well. Just ask 3/4 of my children....or anybody that has actually surfed in the ocean. Surfing sucks here...moving on, now.

Current Residence: Gallifrey Adjacent
deviantWEAR sizing preference: 16
Favourite genre of music: Eclectic
Favourite photographer: Helmut Newton
Favourite style of art: Oil Painting
Operating System: Mac OSX
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Skin of choice: Lily White
Favourite cartoon character: Pepe lePew
Personal Quote: I wish the lawn was emo, so it would cut itself.


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r0b3375 Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yogo-K-Man Apr 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Welcome to the :iconcommissionsareopen: group!
Have a full-of-commissions day!! :D
RavenSavage Mar 22, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fav on Goodbye Bow Tie :)
ShawnVanBriesen Mar 24, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You're welcome.
hanaren Mar 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave!!
ShawnVanBriesen Mar 18, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
You're very welcome.
Hey, Love your work. Wondered for my art exhibit piece if you could sum up to what makes us human in a word or sentence.Would be a great help, trying to get as many responses as I can.
ShawnVanBriesen Mar 2, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Nightwalker50 Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Have you ever commissioned the ri?  I am slowly putting a fiction thriller story about it on here (first story done & sequel ongoing). 
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