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The first new entry to Happy Rock in a long, long time. It's nice to be back:

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  • Listening to: Me - The 1975
  • Reading: 2 Years of Comments
  • Watching: X-Files
  • Eating: Almonds
  • Drinking: Iced Caffeines

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Nicholas Kole
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Current Residence: Plymouth, MA
Favourite genre of music: 80's Afro-World Rock, Acapella, 90's Pop Rock, Soul/Motown, Irish Folk, Terrible Eurotechno, Disney
Favourite style of art: Comic Bookery
Operating System: OSX
Shell of choice: Lobster.
Favourite cartoon character: Roxanne. Megara. Hades. Radcliffe. :)

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Shanaynayz Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Hi Nicholas. I just got to know you and your work and I think it's amazing! Kudos Sir :)
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QuillCoil Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Senpai noticed me holy heck
I'm really amused and satisfied that you, a professional industry level artist, is peeking around the adoptable community
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nicholaskole Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
BOY DID I :)
Your work is great and you're crazy-prolific! Inspiring stuff :D

Here's the deal: There's a sort of quiet stigma in video games and concept-art circles in general against things that have any level of furry-art flavor. But the thing is, we're regularly tasked to design creatures and quadrupeds of all kinds- and the same folks who do killer space-marines don't necessarily know their way around a kitten.
From what I've seen in art like yours and others' all around the adoptables community- there's a nuanced, inventive, and intensely appealing approach to creature design that is mostly sequestered off in these sub-communities when a TON of that design language could filter into the mainstream and kick butt.
I don't pretend to know much about adoptables or understand how the community sustains itself- but you guys have perfected the art of designing creatures that have an instant "I Need To Own That" quality. In the world of games (skins, pets, mounts) and toy design, that could easily translate into serious (not to be crass, but-) cash, just because of good design and killer color work! Also I just like it, and I think people should get over themselves.
So me? I'm here to learn. Teach me, Senpai.
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Amand4 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing gallery! :la:
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silveyn Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for awesome Dofus fanart!
I love your quality art.
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mateusboga Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2016   Digital Artist
thank you for existing ^.^
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C4rl0sD4n13l Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016
I know that this is a bit late but here it comes. Also, I am a bit short of personalized phrases for each birthdays, so I hope that this will be good for you.....:

Singing Singing Today's gonna be a-okSinging Singing 
SingingSinging 
Singing Singing 'Cause we're celebratin' your birthdaySinging Singing 
Singing Singing 
Singing Singing Happy birthday, NicholasSinging Singing 
Singing Singing 
Singing Singing Celebratin' your birthday!Headbang! Headbang! Headbang! Headbang!
Airborne Airborne Airborne Airborne Airborne Airborne Airborne Airborne Airborne 

I wish you a Happy Birthday and that all your wishes of Birthday are accomplished.
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Pirkleations Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!!! :)

:cake: :party:
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cptredder Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy bday!
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shafylus1 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016
Happy birthday! Party
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