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Dear friends, family, fans, and students. There's been a total lack of any updates for nearly a year on my end with my current endeavors fora variety or reasons, none of them are great sad to say. Money is a big issue, another is my regular anxiety attacks, eating disorder, and depression that comes and goes. 'Something I've been battling for many years now. The last few years have been particularly challenging, and last year was no different. I had several events effect me creatively as old fears (lack of money) soon arose again after a prior event that was supposed to solve all the others. THis would not have happened were it not for treachery amongst my family. And with that, I feel that little more needs to be said on the subject, the rest I'm sure you can ascertain.

Titan 2110s Black Veil is still under development, but I admit I'm not exactly 100% focused on it at the moment, but in the coming weeks I should be picking it up again. I aim to open a Paetron page to help fund it's development. This is great for you  (the community) because I"ll be given video instruction on my techniques, theories, execution, and tools that I use to design my Mecha. However... This presents me with a huge conflict, I'll be putting in just as much if not more effort into these videos while writing Black Veil, and that is an utterly daunting task. In addition, I will soon be holding down a job that will require 12hrs a day and quite possibly 7 days a week just to make sure monthly bills are paid. Either and all must be done, which is why I fear that production of such videos and development towards Black Veil will be slower than expected, because I wouldn't be able to fit in the great allotments of time like I wish I could.

But, one thing that has infact caught my eye is the simple fact is that I seem to have regular/daily visitors that continually enjoy my work. This means so much to me, truly, I want to thank all of you who enjoy or are inspired by my work. You can do what I can do, just study it long enough, let it empower you, become analytical, look for patterns... Not terribly long ago, I was just like you. Awesome mecha is not something that happens at random, there are patterns, there are reasons why some designs are outstanding/solid, and why others are close, or not quite there yet. These rough designs one day CAN become something powerful to capture the eye, keep refining, keep believing in your self, keep sharing your results/projects with your friends. And please, keep supporting each other.

Thank you all again for your interest and support. There are good things headed your way, but getting there is very challenging.
Get the latest updates first by following my twitter and facebook page! As Good things are in development

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Bear in mind that I'm a busy person, replies will probably be delayed, and if get swamped with TONS of emails/replies this certainly means a longer delay. After all, I'm a Writer and Graphic artist. Not every question can be answered, please keep religion and politics to your selves. Thank you =)
Hello family and friends, I got some ver yinteresting news, I'm going to be writing my first Novel for the TITAN 2100 series by Sector 13 Studios called Black Veil. In addition, I'm also designing a great deal of Mecha that are unique and not found elsewhere in the TITAN 2100 universe (yet.)

Set in the year 2100, Black Veil is a story about a Covert Black Ops Military research facility in the lost continent Lemuria/Mu. If your not familiar with the lore, I reccomend googling it.

We currently have many of the Graphic assets in the rough, and under wraps, but before too awful long you will see more development.

The story will be released as an Ebook first, then I'l be starting a Kickstarter campaign to get it printed as a paperback novel. Sooner than later, I'll be releasing a Paetron page so people will have the abilitiy to help fund it's development, get the latest chapter (instead of having to wait for it to be finished to read it) ask questions and gain insightful info on my process and techniques for designing mecha.

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**4-5-12: This little bio is old, soon I'll be writing up a new version, but I've been very busy in Indy Game development.**

Well I consider myself a Meight, (it's a Five Star Stories term for mecha creator, among other things.) My dream job would being a mecha designer for anime, or even manga. hopefully I'll get to make a living off it.

my mentor (though he doesn't realize it) is Mamoru Nagano. to me, he's a huge inspiration, he's a writer, a concept artist spanning many different design fields, and a musician, and i find his diversity empowering.

i started off drawing evangelions in 98... (more or less), and did so till '06 cause i was frustrated that i couldn't express myself. so studied gundam and then in summer 07, i decided to study Mortar Headds, and found a gold mine of info that could not be found in books... or at least, none that i've seen.

i love japanese mecha... i think it's become a problem XD. i see a robot and i want to play with it. too bad they cost pretty pennies XD. personally, i like to joke about it and say i'm a mecha junkie. seriously i LOVE mecha 83

Current Residence: Berkeley California
Favourite genre of music: metal, and alternative
Favourite style of art: mecha, Mamoru Nagano, Katoki, Tiffany (lamps, jewerly,) Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Mucha, Erte'
Operating System: OS X
Favourite cartoon character: Slappy Squirrel
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Dear friends, family, fans, and students. There's been a total lack of any updates for nearly a year on my end with my current endeavors fora variety or reasons, none of them are great sad to say. Money is a big issue, another is my regular anxiety attacks, eating disorder, and depression that comes and goes. 'Something I've been battling for many years now. The last few years have been particularly challenging, and last year was no different. I had several events effect me creatively as old fears (lack of money) soon arose again after a prior event that was supposed to solve all the others. THis would not have happened were it not for treachery amongst my family. And with that, I feel that little more needs to be said on the subject, the rest I'm sure you can ascertain.

Titan 2110s Black Veil is still under development, but I admit I'm not exactly 100% focused on it at the moment, but in the coming weeks I should be picking it up again. I aim to open a Paetron page to help fund it's development. This is great for you  (the community) because I"ll be given video instruction on my techniques, theories, execution, and tools that I use to design my Mecha. However... This presents me with a huge conflict, I'll be putting in just as much if not more effort into these videos while writing Black Veil, and that is an utterly daunting task. In addition, I will soon be holding down a job that will require 12hrs a day and quite possibly 7 days a week just to make sure monthly bills are paid. Either and all must be done, which is why I fear that production of such videos and development towards Black Veil will be slower than expected, because I wouldn't be able to fit in the great allotments of time like I wish I could.

But, one thing that has infact caught my eye is the simple fact is that I seem to have regular/daily visitors that continually enjoy my work. This means so much to me, truly, I want to thank all of you who enjoy or are inspired by my work. You can do what I can do, just study it long enough, let it empower you, become analytical, look for patterns... Not terribly long ago, I was just like you. Awesome mecha is not something that happens at random, there are patterns, there are reasons why some designs are outstanding/solid, and why others are close, or not quite there yet. These rough designs one day CAN become something powerful to capture the eye, keep refining, keep believing in your self, keep sharing your results/projects with your friends. And please, keep supporting each other.

Thank you all again for your interest and support. There are good things headed your way, but getting there is very challenging.

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madcomm Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hya c:
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sledgeviper Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
Hi =)
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madcomm Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hi, what's up? c:

Just thought I'd say hello and ask how you are c:
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sledgeviper Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
Things have been rather mellow in terms of Art, however today I got a job designing Mecha for Sector 13 Studios! 83.. SOOOOooo Expect a lot more Mecha -FINISHED Mecha in the coming weeks.

It's been a little hectic at the homestead, as well as my day job, but that's nothing new.

How about you? =D
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JarrethGolding Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thx for the favs! 
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Aellostriker2 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this may sound kinda random; but after reading the manga & watching the movie, I gotta say I found my Top 5 (in terms, of aesthetic quality) :aww::
Auge
Engage Octaver
pink LED Mirage (B-type)
Bang Doll
KoG
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sledgeviper Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
LOL. I've got a ton I like too, but I haven't made a top 5 yet XD. Thank you for sharing =)

Oddly, the only Tri De Colus MHs I like is the Berlin. I'm not really a fan of the Engage Octavers, or even Junchoon. Something about their style doesn't appeal to me.

The Auge is good, though I tend to prefer the MM Auge.

Yea, the Mighty Beta is pretty sweet, but I think I prefer the old Bang Doll to it.

Where did you read the rest of the stor? I have all the english books, and I can only find incomplete scan-lations on the net for the equivalent of book 27 and I'd really like to finish the story.
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Aellostriker2 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
MM Auge rocks!:D by the way, there are 27 chapters?:o I thought there were only 26--[link]
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sledgeviper Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013
Nope, there's more. Like 2-6 equivalent for english readers, cause I think there's 2 more japanese books, which is roughly 2-3 english books.
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ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the ton of Favs and Watch!
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