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Artist Showcase #8:
Featured Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/rhunyc/like-a-valley-with-no-echo


Showcased Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/wartynewt/in-the-shadow-of-the-dragon
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/zcheio/sven-god-s-strength
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/radugc/sunset
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/surfsideaaron/space-bird
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/dailyexhaust/limelight
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/dommi-fresh/ice-lake-point
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/corruptivearts/demonic-portrait
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/themiziko/ariana-female-portraite-study
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/soraxes/horse-company


Other Entries:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/jesusache/snow-white-pin-up
Clever idea, really nice presentation and use of color, keep up the good work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/theoriginalmoser/remembering-the-ancient-power
Really ambitious and well composed, great work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/nortexg/ethoslab-fan-art
Nice clean lines and color, cute cartoon style, good work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/declanmcdermott97/dragon-slayer
Great to see you’re still being ambitious! I love the scale and sense of drama
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/memyselfandeyes/alucio-s-birthday-friend
Really great character style and poses
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/josephamayo/lone-grotesque
Really clever photo manipulations! Looks gorgeous, nice work
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/andreeew/character-painting-attempt
Great silhouette and character design, nice simplistic presentation that works well
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/truethundercraft/reaching-out-for-the-light
Very nice composition, mysterious aesthetic with clean lines and color, good work!

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Artist Showcase #7:
Featured Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/ohtooeasy/chapter-1-tower-of-ambagis


Showcased Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thepsychosheep/flipping-off-the-demon-god
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/yellowdraw/gold-eater
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/alphagusta/another-black-rock-shooter
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/fxscreamer/wizard-morrison
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/johnyv47/pakistani-supergirl
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/blobmonster/iron-y
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/soraxes/forraederen
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/keltsgrizz/we-are-venom
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/psychojester53/greg-the-steg-2


Other Entries:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/kakura-gv/heavenly-sacrif
Very creepy! Love the construction of the scene
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/carlosseger/aliens-drinking-coffee
Simple, cute, nice colors, could use some solidity - keep it up!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thescarredside/unlikely-damsel
I see what you did there… Nice job! Good lines and color
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/dangmaster/blue-dragon
Really nice shading, you’ve made a leap of improvement, very great work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/surfsideaaron/mech-pilot-2
Wonderful visual style, a very fitting concept-style piece
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/mouri/megaman
A really cool realistic take on Mega-Man, great lighting and execution
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/mchoof/detective
Nice solid figure and strong pose, proportions and lines could be more solid, keep it up
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/sk1pter/alone-in-the-dark
Such a simple but amusing and well done piece! Love the lighting, great work

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Artist Showcase #6:
Featured Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/capsbeats/the-undead

Showcased Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/ilikepurple/brave-by-ilikepurple
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/oggidx7/candle-lit-pirate
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/azification/the-robot-king
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/aspicystrawberry/beauty-of-autumn
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/mouri/harry-potter
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/nightfrost/wolf-s-spirit
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/lordquadricorn/a-city-in-the-strands
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/ramenrider/devilman
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/snailspot/raven


Other Entries:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/wartynewt/volcano-guardian
Really cool lighting and dragon style
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/stellarian/fire-knight
Great use of really intense light and backlighting, very nice mix of warm colors to create a ‘hot’ look
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/iceey23/geoff-from-achievement-hunter
Amazing painting style, this piece is so polished!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/crazycreators/sonic-boom-team
Great mix of colors and very solid character linework - nice poses too, such a dynamic image!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/kingw777/assassin-s-flight
Great sense of action, use of color, and linework. Clever way to frame the image, keep up the good work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/madyson0915/milo-comic-style
Simple bue stylistically attractive drawing here, nice colors and effective simple shading, keep it up
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/xcolours/big-bad-wolf
OOOH How creepy - I love it! Great one-tone piece, the khaki green really emphasised that dark feel. Awesome.
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/sandattack/dawn-of-adventure
Really cute polished characters, with a very refined portrayal and execution, great job
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/theoriginalmoser/the-eye-of-the-visat
Great envisioning of a story concept, this character looks like he’s got a place in a well defined world.
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/kobaanni/fighter-2
Great work on your first digital painting! Hopefully the first of many, fantastic job, keep it up!

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Artist Showcase #5:
Featured Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/soraxes/bella

Showcased Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/wartynewt/dark-ruins
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/radioactiveroach/tuntun-rider
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/apops/goatskull
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/josephamayo/beserk
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/silver8500prince/they-whisper-about-him
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/wronskopp/the-other-kind-of-wolf
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/07raffaello/captain-america
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/orangepuddin/excuse-for-drawing-lips
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/serovero/blood-haze


Other Entries:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/surfsideaaron/fancy-alien
Gorgeous use of color, your color work is really astounding! Lovely use of brush strokes as always
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/isli/redhead
Nice work, very smooth coloring and a very tangible looking result, keep it up
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/robbielopez/ruff-stated-ralph
Cute and simple, nice work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/shatteredtree/flame-caller
Really nice aesthetic here, and a very ethereal tone, great work
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/damnnature/batman
Nice use of the gradient style without linework, could use some more contrast and depth, great feel to it
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/danielravits/techniix
Really nice linework and shading, this piece look very solid and clean!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/gaggg/srasons-together
A nice concept for a piece, some of the characters could be more solid, but the tone of the piece is great!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/fxscreamer/secret-agent-hendrix
Great lines and color, your image compositing in particular is very strong, and a great expression!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/lynxx89/tablet-feral-druid
Your shading style has improved greatly with this piece, it’s clear you’re challenging yourself! Keep it up
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/johnyv47/first-ever-environment-paint
Very cool dark aesthetic! Really nice, the lighting nails it. Great work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/alchem/headhunter
Very nice mix of detail and ambition, a little lacking in solidity in places but overall, great work!

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Artist Showcase #4:
Featured Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/russfairchild/back-to-hell

Showcased Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/hollycloak/violet-mistress
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/azification/agmorian
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/amejia1924/leviathan
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/surfsideaaron/dismantled
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/antiskill/dragon-hunting
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/agentspymonkey/avatar-the-four-elements
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/iceey23/eye-study-2
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/johnyv47/some-guy-looking-at-something
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/declanmcdermott97/the-journey-ahead

Other Entries:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/randyybutternubs/prison-break
Awesome use of dramatic lighting, and a great pose!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/sanguine88/archer
Stunning character work as always! I love your style a lot. I’d love to see an environment!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/imcostalong/eazy-e-still-cruisin
Astounding piece, lovely mix of colors, textures and photorealistic detail
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/tantan35/turtle-with-disco-shell
lovely to see a submission that’d both traditional and 3D, nice work, thanks for sharing!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/kaitmazing/born-of-the-highest-class
A really lovely aesthetic to this image, nice soft skin tone and neutral expression
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/apops/a-dwarf-s-face
Great earthy colors and good mixing of your warm tones, keep it up!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/fxscreamer/the-storm-is-coming
An interesting mix of illustration and photo/texture, well pulled off
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/sunmoon84/going-to-sea
A charming and aetherial piece, simple use of the sepia tones and very well pulled off
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/seriousle/waves
It’s nice to see you getting your hands dirty! Your artworks all have a very nice feel and use of color, good work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/silver8500prince/from-parts-unknown
This piece is enchanting! Very nice color contrasts, lovely tone, and captivating theme

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Artist Showcase #3:
Featured Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/waveloop/yakusa

Showcased Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/aufix/reaper
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/zcheio/hair-flow
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thepsychosheep/the-flesh-conductor
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/melpomenie/birdie-girl
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/johnyv47/samurai-jack
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/nataliklekot/mutant-soldier
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/probablysinged/all-dried-out-juniper-s-knot
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/demp/whatcha-eatin
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/kaazi/alice-in-wonderland


Other Entries:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/surfsideaaron/sci-fi-soldier-assassin-guy
Impressive art as always! I love your shading style and brush textures, fantastic!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/fluxxcoreart/xbalanque-hidden-jaguar-sun
I can see you’re making a real effort! Nice composition and color balance, keep working on your proportions, good job!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/zadeadfish/sycra-yasin
I like the style of this drawing! Cooky and original, and well presented, keep it up!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/aubrythstrawbrry/snickerdoodle
Nice work! You’re doing well and you’ve got a lovely light expression and pose here, good job
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/lewisberry/rubick
For a first piece of digital art you’re really doing well! Keep it up
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/omegawalrus/aron-lairon-and-aggron
Nice line work and structure, simple layout, could use a touch more color or drama, nice work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/johnyv47/finn-from-adventure-time
Really great drama and foreshortening to this piece! I love his expression and the lighting, great work!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/snailspot/ice-cream
I love this! Hilarious, cool and well painted, and well composed, I love the mix of colors, fantastic!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/waaamba/warning
Fantastic to see you applying yourself to learn techniques, and i’m flattered you’re using my videos, thanks!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/boykaa/portrait-d
Really nice painting! The aspect looks slightly vertically stretched, but you’ve done well, keep it up!Z
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/truethundercraft/the-red-apple
Really nice female figure and painting style, good colors too
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/victorgraphics/zombie-escape
First digital artwork? Amazing! Great sense of motion, color and proportion, keep it up!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thescarredside/the-warrior
Great piece, you’re making good progress
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/sulup/white-noise-forgotten
I love the aesthetic of this piece, haunting, stylistically striking, well executed, great work
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/iceey23/dragon-slayer
Simple yet visually appealing, the minimalistic color use is well pulled off
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/seraaron/gabi-daydreaming
I like your clean proportions and female figure, well done!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/beckiss/gold-elf
Lovely colors, a very clean and aetherial looking piece, fitting for the subject matter, keep it up!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/memyselfandeyes/chez-bou-2
You have your style nailed down that’s for sure, really well done and polished character work
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/artarrwen/wanderer
Really cool lighting and color effects, this piece tells a dramatic story without words, good job

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jazzastudios:

ANIM SHW 5:

Our front-page feature winner!
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/630874

Oasis
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/630597

Jim the Birthday Boy
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/626451

Eden Prologue
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/630997

Sword and Fire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYlPTkOaRZk

More entries for this months showcase!
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/630423
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/630439
    
www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/630182
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/627623
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/630621
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/630576
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/623653
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/623938
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/630976
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/623225
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/631376
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/631554
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/631653
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/620552
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/631773
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/631918
    
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37OxW0JULAQ
    
http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/632231
    
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6lp6yuxqvg

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Artist Showcase #2:
Featured Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/antiskill/futuristic-scientist

Showcased Art:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/corpsefly/guardian-spirit
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/simon2330/heisenberg
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/zenbunny6/rocker-chick
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/apostatejt/me
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/johnyv47/gunner-practice
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/snailspot/blind-glider
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/kingw777/the-dragon-s-embrace
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/jonathanmalmsten/glance
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/dawn-breaker/saints-row-iii


Other Entries:
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/shyguygameguy/little-mac
Nice simple coloring and layout, thanks for entering the showcase!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/billbo414/minecraft-wither
Very cool and creepy! Also, SKULLS! yay!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/sylvrn/feathered
You’ve made great progress, and this piece is really lovely, fantastic peachy color in the background
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/kingw777/the-hunt
Great drama in this piece, good composition, the shading is a little lacking in places but a great effort overall
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/mauru-art/mauru-v-slinker
Awesome dramatic poses and layout, great sense of motion, keep it up!
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/kunanz/girl-in-white-dress
Fantastic effort! Nice light expression, shading is a little flat in places but good overall
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/shuizid/introducing-nightmare
Nice work, thanks for submitting to the showcase, I like the intensity of this piece
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/dukeofginger/tau-playing-the-violin
What a strange topic! I love it haha, I used to hate fighting Tau, they kept running away from my marines :P
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/lukat/dog
Lovely composition and colors and a very cute dog! Great work

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