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SYAC - Boxed Art by TomPreston SYAC - Boxed Art by TomPreston
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I loath to throw away any of my artwork, including art that was never finished, looks horrible, or has been redone. As such I have several giant boxes of nothing but old artwork lying around our basement. To sort through it all would take weeks of intense dedication, so instead I just kinda stack them up in a corner...

Someday I would like to go through them all... someday...
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:icondasacht095:
I found this four-panel to be extremely humourous. Your art style is deliberate and comediacly well presented. The one thing I really do enjoy is the desire to not get rid of any of your things which is really relatable and humourous. After that simple statement which carries a portion of a hidden message of the desire to keep everything you have done in your artistic life, someone also very relatable. Then of course as you have done many times previous you round it off with the ever so humurous "stack it....build a fort" showing a clever way to bring a smile your viewers' faces. Overall I enjoyed this small four-panel and it brought a smile to my face. Well done and thank you for an excellent job.
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:iconhikarumangaluv:
My gosh, Tom, i really like your work. The perspective in the first panel is really eye-cathching and interesting and the screen tone in your third panel is one of my favourite parts of your piece. The orange really contrasts well with the blue of the man's t-shirt. I feel the second panel should have featured the same background as the first panel at least but overall the simplicity of your work really makes the whole piece more bold, cheerful and memorable.

Overall i like the way the colours are bold but still blend well together and the simplicity of the characters adding to the overall impact to make it memorable.

Your popularity for this is well deserved. Keep up the good work!
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:iconlaurytheotter:
laurytheotter Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013   Digital Artist
so since you're a blue bear. Will she be a pink bear?
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:iconkninjasticks:
Kninjasticks Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Forts! I love forts!
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:icondiamond-blitz:
Diamond-Blitz Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
At least I know I'm not alone! :dummy:
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Xx-Rosieh-Wolfay-xX Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah-hahaha, at least I know I'm not alone.




(I honestly don't get why I keep all the old Sonic Fancharcters though. *shivers*
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Zamboozle Featured By Owner May 5, 2013
Personally I just take the stuff to campouts and use 'em to fuel the fire.
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Sandra-13 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh gosh this is so accurate! xD and your face in the last picture!
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Arashi-taichou Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
This is what I do.
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:icontitaniumfortress:
titaniumfortress Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Real-Life-Minecraft-Mode ACTIVATE!!!
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:icondasacht095:
Dasacht095 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Hope you enjoyed the critique. Pretty much sums up what i think <3 :D
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yo24man Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
hahaha nice
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