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Well guys, college has been over for a month now. 

Projects? Let's see...

Remember: TEMS Visual Novel...what's the deal on this? Some art is done, and going over some old WIP (work in progress) pics I really miss working on it. My old art has such raw emotion...and I've essentially just turned Ember into some corporate image sponsored by Rockstar most of the time. Creative, new, but no feeling. I kinda wanted to keep Ember relevant, and giving her a modern twist is always fun. The whole thing that got me into the story was the pure power and mix of emotions it had...and regretably something I lost a bit of along the way through college.

New experiences happened...some moments I'll never forget. I met a lot of people along the way who changed essentially my entire outlook on life for the better; taught me to enjoy the day and not just try to suffer through it to get to the next. Some even got me back into gaming...mostly through League of Legends, Minecraft, and Smite. I look back on things and do some the "art vs everything else" category. Did I do the right things? Was delaying something like TEMS really a good idea? Etc. Then I think back to the times with the gang...and essentially one of the biggest causes of why the VN was postponed was: League of Legends. While a fun MOBA, it wasn't the gameplay and definitely wasn't the community. It was the texts to one another simply with "league in a bit?" and hopping on Skype for a night with everyone. It wasn't the activity, it was the people I did it with. The nights of being on the ass end of an ass-kicking, and the others where you do the kicking...always fun. I hate what happened, but I have no regrets honestly.

So to :iconcaferreri11: , sorry for leaving you hanging with the story. Time got away from me, end of story. 

So when does this get back into production? After the move I have planned in the next few months. I'm getting a whole new setup to improve everything about my daily use of a computer. I'll have something for the public by December-ish.

There's some other shit I kinda want to post, but not now. So I'll wrap it up.

Alright everyone, that's it for now. I'll do a follow up in a bit to see how things are progressing and maybe do a "Life of Spin" post eventually



Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
I'm 21 and attend college (more specifically, a branch off of Pitt). I specialize in computer based art. I mostly design custom cars for the games Nascar 09 (N09) and Nascar Racing Season 2003 (NR2k3), as well as scenes based on caferreri11's "Remember: TEMS".

I started the whole graphic art thing back in mid 2008 with some simple N09 schemes that are still on youtube. After that I just practiced, got better, and after reading caferreri11's story (Remember: The Ember McLain Story) got inspired to try some new forms of art in the process of making the story a new, epic cover.

My interests: The Simpsons, Danny Phantom, most of what's on [adult swim], NASCAR, metal/rock mustic, and playing guitar. Favorite bands: Motley Crue, AC/DC, Metallica, Rob Zombie, Disturbed, In Flames, Dethklok,

Current Residence: Pennsylvania
Favourite genre of music: rock, classic rock, metal
Operating System: Windows 7
MP3 player of choice: iPhone 4 / iPad 2
Wallpaper of choice: Skulls
Favourite cartoon character: Homer Simpson. Johnny 13, Ember McLain

Follow me on twitter, SpinDragun


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KOlover12 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday :party: :cake:
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SpinDragun Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :D (Big Grin) 
KOlover12 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your welcome :D
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dynamicability Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
Happy New Year!!! :party:

Year 2012 is come, I hope you continue your work and our new generation... :)

SpinDragun Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks dynamicability, and a happy New Year to you too.
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Diren-chan Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your welcome.
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