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About Digital Art / Hobbyist Premium Member Andrew DobsonMale/United States Groups :iconpersistent-pam-club: Persistent-Pam-Club
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Deviant for 10 Years
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You can find my Patreon at the following link:

It’s been a little over a week since my Patreon launched and currently I’m at about $51, which is little more than halfway to my first milestone goal. I thought I’d take the time to explain a bit better what my plan is about presenting the rewards for patrons and the like.

You’ll notice that in the donation section there are many $5 tier items. Some for SYAC, NSYAC, Skyrim, Alex Ze Pirate, and so-fourth... I wanna make it clear that this is only for ME to gague what my fans are interested in seeing. Pledging $5 to the SYAC tier does not mean you don’t get to see any of the $5 Alex Ze Pirate or Skyrim artwork. Anyone who pledges $5 or more, gets to see the $5 tier items. The reason I broke it up was because for me it’s handy to see “oh, 5 people pledged to A and 2 people pledged to B.” I had seen other artists do something similar so I just thought i’d give it a try...

Rewards (ie: Art) will be dispensed at the end of the month after payment has gone through. This is another tactic that I know a lot of artists follow, and more or less it’s just a safety precaution. Sometimes people pledge to see the rewards then immediately back out, and I sadly can’t afford that sort of give and take loss. Maybe if the amount reaches higher numbers in the following month I’ll be able to take more risks and upload rewards earlier for patrons, but for now I have to sadly be a little strict with it.

I will EVENTUALLY post all finished works here on DA... but that likely won’t be for MONTHS. So if you want to see more art from me, joining Patreon is the easiest way. I’m even planning to post some stuff for the lowest $1 tier just to give everyone something nice from time to time!

I think that’s all the additional information I needed to give... $51 isn’t too much, I’m afraid, but the more pledges I get, the more time I can spend away from doing freelance and working on stuff I WANT to make, like SYAC and Skyrim comics! If you can’t pledge, please feel free to tweet or post the link on facebook to help spread the word. And if you have any other questions, please post them here in the journal and I’ll try to answer them.
  • Mood: Optimism
  • Listening to: Isometric Podcast
  • Reading: Twitter
  • Watching: Bob's Burgers
  • Playing: Marvel Puzzle Quest
  • Eating: Some sort of food like substance.
  • Drinking: Decaf. Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.

If I were to have a Patreon, how much would you be willing to spend a month to support me and my art? 

1,582 deviants said $0 - I can't contribute, sorry :(
85 deviants said $5
68 deviants said $1
62 deviants said $9 + up
26 deviants said $2
16 deviants said $3
5 deviants said $4
4 deviants said $8
3 deviants said $6
No deviants said $7

Favorite Quotes

"When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up."
~C.S. Lewis

“To judge a man by his weakest link or deed is like judging the power of the ocean by one wave."
~Elvis Presley

"Anyone can negatively criticize - it is the cheapest of all comment because it requires not a modicum of the effort that suggestion requires."
~Chuck Jones

“The seed of your next art work lies embedded in the imperfections of your current piece."
~David Bayles

“Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.”
~E. B. White

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced”
~Vincent Van Gogh

“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.”
~Salvador Dali

“The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke”
~Jerzy Kosinski

"If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original. Most kids have lost that capacity because we stigmatize mistakes. The creative adult is the child that survived."
~Ken Robinson

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.”
~Desmond Tutu

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.”
~Joseph Chilton Pearce

“What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.”
~ John Green


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Audessy Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Hi :) I've been reading your comics for almost a whole year now and I enjoy all of them. I find all them hilarious, well drawn, and I especially love the opinions you've illustrated in SYAC. To me they're always great and humorous depictions about so many subjects with comics, art, games, etc. It's a shame so many people felt the need to troll your work constantly (smart move disabling the comments by the way).  Good luck with your patreon and keep the laughter coming :thumbsup:
Nick1020 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Don't want to start anything but don't you think posting something on dA might help you earn potential patreoners or whatever they call it?
TomPreston Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've already told you before, Patreon content WILL be posted here EVENTUALLY.

But I gotta post it to my Patreons FIRST, and it hasn't even reached the end of the first month yet.

PATIENCE. Or become a Patreon supporter.
Nick1020 Featured By Owner Edited 3 days ago
Sorry for the late reply and I'm aware of this and I remember. But fair enough but I'd recommend to at least post something for your followers on dA for potential patreoners as I said.
Theolentist Featured By Owner 5 days ago  New member
Could you not like video games? 
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