Hope you had a nice time this end of year, and we wish you a awesome new year in 2018!
We’ve had a good year and reached most of the milestones we set for our selves so we want to take this opportunity to thank you, the fans for all your support!
And since it’s a new year I thought this would be a great time to share this with you. Some of you have already seen similar guides before, others have not.
So just a reminder of how the industry works and why supporting your favorite indie artists is so important. They usually don’t have safety nets and do this out of passion. And at the end of this year I have seen many artists give up or get burned out and I must say the thought of closing up shop has passed my mind too, but I have people around me who still support me and so, I am still here. ^_^
So for those that don’t know these things, please have this list in mind next time you see your favorite artist post your beloved content.
Hi everyone! I’m happy to share with you updates from our art event #TenStyleChallenge. And for those of you who don’t know the event, here is the gist of it: make self portraits in someone else’s style.
It’s an event held all over the internet where artists make self portraits in popular cartoon style such as “The Simpsons” or “Sailor Moon”. But for our little art group we did it in the styles of the artists there so that we can promote the awesome artists we have in our group and also make fun of our faces and suffering while trying to do a style very different from our own.
Itch also has a donate button if you want to support my work. Any help is much appreciated. For more more substantial donations you can use Patreon to also claim rewards like merchandise and custom art.
This month we held our second #QuickDrawCollab live stream event and we will be doing another at the end of June. If you don’t know what the event is you can read here: QDC explained.
You can join our Facebook group: Hisame Artwork Event Center for schedule and application. Anyone can join as streaming artists long as they have internet and can draw. If you just want to be a spectator here is the live stream link, we will be taking requests from the audience like last times.
We also did our first #HisameBookWeek in our Facebook group. It was a week in which we did:
– Self publishing tips & tricks
– Writing and drawing tutorials
– Publisher reviews
– Promos for indies
– Fan recommendations
This time around we featured Britney Mizumi‘s comic and more comics will be featured in next events. Anyone can submit, just keep it family friendly and mark it as NSFW if it is adult.
Click on the image to go to her comic.
And last but not least a bit of bragging on my part. I got featured in the LifeSayso emagazine, which I encourage you to go check it out.
I really like how the notification system works on YouTube. The way the video recommendation system works is in the favor of the creator much more than it is on Facebook, where I’m constantly reminded I have to give them money or no one will see my posts. At least Twitteris more discreet about this. I can follow my favorite content creators much better on YouTube than on other platforms.
And I’ve had many fans complain about how they can’t keep in touch with me on Facebook, Rabadaba, Instagram etc. , because so many platforms are really bad at maintain relationships between people. So I’ve decided to finally do a 5 to 10 minute vlog series to keep people up to date with my events, giveaways and project progress.
Hope you like the format, let me know if have are suggestions for improvement. (^_~)
I stream live every Tuesday and Thursday so I invite you to come see and chat (^_^)
Every Friday I feature some of the products, services and machines I use in my projects. Let’s help each other find the best things for our hobbies or businesses! \(^o^)/ Use #HisameReview to find more recommendations.
Ok so this week I’m reviewing the new tipping feature from Tapastic and conclusion is:
Bellow I’ve made a little visual tutorial to hopefully better explain to you how it works:
And bellow you can see the tips GamerCat‘s creator is making in Tapastic, I love GamerCat so I’m super happy to be supporting Samantha Whitten (the creator). All tips are public and you can’t tip yourself but you can tip others. The tipping feature is only available on the app version of Tapastic.
Hope I’ve answered your questions, but if you have more questions feel free to ask!
And thank you very much to all those who have tipped me, it is a great help to get these tips. Now I can finish all the projects I have faster and keep going with future projects as well.
Hi everyone and Happy New Year! Hope you had a good time. As for me several things have happened and I will try to go over some of them.
Firstly Chris Weiher from Watch Me Work will be featuring me for a whole month. For those of that don’t know WMW is a platform where streamer artists gather to show their work, so if you are already streaming on Youtube or Twitch you can also stream there.
What Chris is trying to do is bring quality content together and if you also make tutorials then be sure to ask for his payed program. If you have 1000 followers already it will definitely help your chances to be picked but it’s not a requirement.
And another great news is that the tipping system is active now on my Tapastic account! Thank you to all those who have already started to tip me, I’m super happy this system is back, it’s really easy to use and a great way for those short on cash to support their favorite artists.
If you are also an artists, all you have to do to activate the option to be tiped yourself is, e-mail the staff and ask for it. Be nice and give your account link so they can find you easily and in a few days you should get a reply.
Aaaand lastly on my list of news this has been a good year for us, of progress and collaboration. I want to give a special thanks to @JunFender for helping me on my comic by doing the lineart and to @Qaryouti for consulting on the Cambridge history and architecture.
And in this year I will do my best to finish what I couldn’t last year.
Hi everyone! I’m playing games on #Rabadaba, if you’re not on RABADABA yet, you can join for free anytime. It’s a social media platform like Instagram and Twitter where you get payed for your activity and content. 🎨 🎮 🎤 🎂 📸 📹 🖌 🖍 📝
The event consists of a fanart mini contest. All entries get a reward and what is left will be given to the winners at the end of the event on January first 2017! What is awesome about Rabadaba is that we have have our own currency, the ***Rab*** who can be cashed out as real money or most often people use it for games or art requests.
Also #ThankYou to all my Rabadaba followers for all the donations, so far I saved 82k Rabs and I’m giving it all away!!! So you will get 1k Rabs for each fanart you make, of my characters and be sure to use the hashtag #HisameFanart so I can find it easily.
I will select 3 winners: 1 for Hisame world lore knowledge, 1 for popular vote and 1 personal pick! I will announce the winners starting January, I’ve pushed the date a bit because many people are busy these days but still want to take place in the event 😀
You can read their stories on Tapastic for inspiration. You can do illustrations, cosplay, crossover, inside jokes, there is no limit! Just keep it decent because the stories are for kids after all.
Hugz and I look forward to seeing all of your awesome drawings! If we get a lot of cool drawings I may even make a gallery! \(^o^)/