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Animation tests


Like my animation? Interested in taking part in my giant anime project and suffer with me together?

Take these tests and submit the result to me, if you pass you are in.

Colorist's test: 35 colorists have passed
test- animation colorist by mayshing

Inker's test: 8 inkers have passed (need more)
inkers-test by mayshing

Tweening test: 1 passed (urgently needed)
Animation test- easy tween by mayshing

Shadow animation test: (urgently needed) 2 tried, 1 listed
Animation test-light and shading by mayshing

Layout painting test: none has tried
Layout painting test -advance by mayshing

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E-depth anime Kickstarter launches! >> 

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Advice for inspired students

Journal Entry: Mon Apr 21, 2014, 11:01 AM
  • Mood: Optimism
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what is it like to work on a webcomic? 
A: Webcomics is really just comics hosted online... so for webcomic advice I really just have one advice, just do it. Don't think too deeply about it other wise you will have trouble starting. Don't think you need perfect drawing, don't think you need perfect story, just go and work at it eventually you will get to where you want. Here's an inspiration:…

Once you start and get stuck somewhere, then search for a follow-up advice or come to me again. :) (Smile) 

How did it help with animation if at all? 
A: I think it helps with discipline, and you become familiar with your own timing because of steady update, you also draw constantly so your speed is faster, ready to be trained into animator, it also helps with your ability to draw characters at different angle, expressions, and storyboard for animation and sequential storytelling skills. Most of these skills doesn't come by as strongly if you only do single piece illustrations. Illustrations will train you on details, accuracy, single panel composition and impact. 

What would you recommend an aspiring student to do to aspire a career in film/animation?
A: Become a really good self-learner and just constantly improve your own ability. Once you stop learning that's when you start to fall behind. 

What would you recommend anyone starting from the ground-up? 

A: Do a short comic, or a test comic, then find a host online, there are free hosts like and 

Do a really good thumbnail or banner, on internet that speaks for everything... 
Rewrite your logline and comic description until you can present the main conflict of your story the best you can, and keep it as simple as you can. People tend to gravitate toward "conflict" of the story. I don't really know why.... If your story is not about conflict, then just sell "light hearted" combine with cute... to a specific type of crowd. (they will eat it up) Or make it educational in some sense.

What's the best approach for starting a webcomic or animation?
Starting a comic: Chapter 1 is everything, plan for about 30-60 pages for chapter 1. 
Present the main character and his/her quest in chapter 1.
Present the tip of the conflict in chapter 1.
Present a strong struggle in chapter 1 if you can.
End chapter 1 with a strong/evil hook for chapter 2 if you can. It's your demo for the rest of the comic, redo chapter 1 several times if you need to, try to get as much feedback on chapter 1 as possible. 

From my exp, most people's (including myself) first chapter 1 tend to drag too long on character presentation, or present the conflict too quickly at the end and end really hastily. So try to avoid those problems. 

Tip 2: 
Don't try too hard to impress, making comics should become part of your own expression, either for your dream, your escape, your political view, or anything that matters to you. If a comic become your voice, it will become second nature to you. 

Tip3: Don't put too much text in.... Comic wise.... the most comfortable read is about 60-80% graphic, 20-40% text on the page. 

Animation: Practice with tutorials first, do short looping seq first, then go for longer sequences and incorporate more things like voice actors and such. 
The rest is too complicated, it can't be finished in 1 note... I will keep putting out tutorials and you can ask me more questions after you watch them. 

Click to vote to see extra side story, or wips, update Wed, Sunday: (spam voting welcome XD)

I hang out at: (add me if you want)
+ My youtube
+ My twitter
+ Livestream
+ SmackJeeves
+ Facebook
+ mangamagazine


:star: My Golden Rules:
No request, no art trade. sorry too busy.
-I take commissions,
( commission is paid request) contact me through notes or e-mail
-I will offer gift art, and take gift art
-I dislike hentai, or yaoi (personal preference)


OLD OLD OLD friends:

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Artist | Professional | Film & Animation
United States
Current Residence: USA
Favourite genre of music: soft rock, classical, jazz, native american
Favourite style of art: JP anime, traditional
MP3 player of choice: Windows media
Favourite cartoon characters: My Own, friend's characters, and characters whom their creators love for years. (they tend to be the best ones)
Personal Quote: Leave something for the future, something they can hold onto

Mayshing's self examine range of ability:
self examine radar by mayshing


Facebook page

+ illustration for Taipei Baptist church banner 90%
+ storyboard and animation for Haruhi- p28-editing
Waiting list-
+:iconjin-kenshin: Jin vs Jude 100% -2014-march
+:iconaurorawhite: 8 character sketch- 2014-march


Work stuff:

Reward art:

3. Gift art to 小馬


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krystlekmy 21 hours ago  Professional Filmographer
After i've watched you a few days ago, as i'm ex-animator of Korean anime TV, I wanna say i'm so impressive that ur manga turns into anime by adobe photoshop, esp fighting scene - Chris and Randy. :wow: Wish i could make my full manga as anime for my fans' wishes someday, since i done animated my own OC in anime DVD and trailer by using toonboom animated... well, i know too much works for being solo myself ;p

Anyway, Keep it up for ur awesome works! :w00t: Best of luck!
mayshing 12 hours ago  Professional Filmographer
I know a little toonboom, not too well though. To me its got pretty good drawing tools but I prefer the more matured and flexible interface I am used to with adobe programs. :) 
Anime wise... it completely depends on how the market is, right now its still up in the air whether i get to do a full animation or not. 

Best wishes to your projects too. :D 
What you're doing is amazing! Keep it up!
xxblutixx 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I saw your tutorial from ArtistsHospital and decided to check out your page, and I think your E-Depth anime project is both amazing and admirable! I really want to know more about the story, but I should be doing my work instead of procrastinating right now, so I guess reading the manga will have to be put off until later :P

I'm definitely going to follow you though, and I really wish I had money to donate x.x Even just seeing the little bits of your project that I have, I think you'd deserve it for 10 years of dedication! I wish you good luck, and I really hope you attain great success with this :)
mayshing 6 days ago  Professional Filmographer
thank you for your sincere comment and support. ^_^9 Look forward to more of your feedback and contribution. :D
xxblutixx 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome :)
Steamland Apr 10, 2014  Student General Artist
good luck with your anime project. heres to all the success in the world my friend. 
mayshing Apr 10, 2014  Professional Filmographer
thank u for the kind thought. :)
Steamland Apr 10, 2014  Student General Artist
welcome Mayshing :D I bet it will be the BEST ANIME EVAH! =3 
Sachi-pon Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hi, i think it's really cool that you are making your own anime *___* good luck, i hope everything goes well and you reach your kickstarter goal. i don't have any money that i can spare to donate... but i will still watch you, i am interested in updates =)
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