Shilin is creating illustration, comic/manga
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patrons




Hi :D I am Shilin and I am an artist. I make a living from creating my own story--Carciphona--and doing lots of art based on this story. Once in a blue moon I do some work for companies like Riot or Adobe, but most of the time I try not to derail too far from my original-work focus.

Through this page,
I want to share my passion and love for creating my stories,
and show you how you can do the same. 


Art is very personal to me, and so I find it hard to speak another person's words; drawing is a means for me to express my emotions, and my stories are an outlet for my thoughts that otherwise have little place in everyday conversation. Although this means there won't be much viewer-directed content here (i.e. requests, commissions or fanart), I hope that my heart and soul can resonate with some of yours through my work nontheless!


Art rewards:
Rewards will consist of sketches, full illustrations, and comic pages. 2 individual pieces (or 1 polished piece) will be in each package. I'm often asked for tutorials and guides, but I never learned in a structured manner so I'm lacking in the teaching department, and I wouldn't like to pretend I know how to teach. Instead, I'd like to simply show my process through layered PSD, drawing video, and work in process snapshots, leaving it to you to take away exactly what you need to learn. This is how I learned myself, and it allowed me to have a great time, learn at my own pace, and most important always be able to remember what art means to me :D


Comic rewards:
Comics are difficult to put together, but a great adventure to embark on! Many people expressed to me that they want to start one but are often discouraged by the difficulty or lack of good workflow examples in the creation process. Since I've been drawing  Carciphona for the past 12 years and have just started another comic recently, I hope to help by sharing my knowledge in the comic process from start to finish, with all the troubleshooting in between, on video and in work screenshots, along with the layered file for reference. As a bonus, I will be giving patrons early access to pages before each entire episodes are completed and posted. Sometimes this means days, other times months in advance of publication.






Discord patron-only art feedback channel:
If you feel lost or stuck on a piece, and believe my opinion is what you need to push you in the right direction on a piece, all $5+ patrons will have access to my discord patron-only art critique channel! ( discord.gg/shilin) (if you are having trouble joining, pm me!) 

HOW DOES PATREON WORK? FAQ > https://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=2586129


Tiers
Pledge $2 or more per 2 weeks
Thank you so much for your support! Access to Patreon archive (rare, occasional exclusive piece)
✧ High-res files
$5 or more per 2 weeks
Get insight on details of the drawing process!
You'll receive:

High-res files

  • High-res files of 4- to 10- hour pieces! (2 pieces, or 1 polished painting, or 1 full colour comic strip)
  • WIP steps (of above)
  • Special role and access to art feedback from me on my discord (discord.gg/shilin)
Includes Discord rewards
✧ PSD+Video
$10 or more per 2 weeks
Thank you so much for your support! You'll receive:


 

✧ PSD+Video  

  • All $5-tier rewards PLUS
  • High res layered PSDs, with layers and functions annotated (of pieces above)
  • Timelapse videos of the entire drawing process! (of pieces above)
  • Special role and access to art feedback from me on my discord (discord.gg/shilin)  
Includes Discord rewards
✧ Mangaka special! *:・゚✧
$15 or more per 2 weeks
I write, draw, and publish my own manga at carciphona.com. Learn about how I create manga pages with this bonus reward:
You'll receive:



Mangaka special! *:・゚✧

  • All $10-tier rewards PLUS
  • 1 page from the 2 weeks of updates as a layered PSD file
Includes Discord rewards
Goals
79% complete
All art PSD files will now be annotated! Layers and their functions towards the completion of the piece will be explained in notes, so you can get more ideas about how you can use Photoshop to efficiently for certain looks.
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Hi :D I am Shilin and I am an artist. I make a living from creating my own story--Carciphona--and doing lots of art based on this story. Once in a blue moon I do some work for companies like Riot or Adobe, but most of the time I try not to derail too far from my original-work focus.

Through this page,
I want to share my passion and love for creating my stories,
and show you how you can do the same. 


Art is very personal to me, and so I find it hard to speak another person's words; drawing is a means for me to express my emotions, and my stories are an outlet for my thoughts that otherwise have little place in everyday conversation. Although this means there won't be much viewer-directed content here (i.e. requests, commissions or fanart), I hope that my heart and soul can resonate with some of yours through my work nontheless!


Art rewards:
Rewards will consist of sketches, full illustrations, and comic pages. 2 individual pieces (or 1 polished piece) will be in each package. I'm often asked for tutorials and guides, but I never learned in a structured manner so I'm lacking in the teaching department, and I wouldn't like to pretend I know how to teach. Instead, I'd like to simply show my process through layered PSD, drawing video, and work in process snapshots, leaving it to you to take away exactly what you need to learn. This is how I learned myself, and it allowed me to have a great time, learn at my own pace, and most important always be able to remember what art means to me :D


Comic rewards:
Comics are difficult to put together, but a great adventure to embark on! Many people expressed to me that they want to start one but are often discouraged by the difficulty or lack of good workflow examples in the creation process. Since I've been drawing  Carciphona for the past 12 years and have just started another comic recently, I hope to help by sharing my knowledge in the comic process from start to finish, with all the troubleshooting in between, on video and in work screenshots, along with the layered file for reference. As a bonus, I will be giving patrons early access to pages before each entire episodes are completed and posted. Sometimes this means days, other times months in advance of publication.






Discord patron-only art feedback channel:
If you feel lost or stuck on a piece, and believe my opinion is what you need to push you in the right direction on a piece, all $5+ patrons will have access to my discord patron-only art critique channel! ( discord.gg/shilin) (if you are having trouble joining, pm me!) 

HOW DOES PATREON WORK? FAQ > https://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=2586129


Recent posts by Shilin

Tiers
Pledge $2 or more per 2 weeks
Thank you so much for your support! Access to Patreon archive (rare, occasional exclusive piece)
✧ High-res files
$5 or more per 2 weeks
Get insight on details of the drawing process!
You'll receive:

High-res files

  • High-res files of 4- to 10- hour pieces! (2 pieces, or 1 polished painting, or 1 full colour comic strip)
  • WIP steps (of above)
  • Special role and access to art feedback from me on my discord (discord.gg/shilin)
Includes Discord rewards
✧ PSD+Video
$10 or more per 2 weeks
Thank you so much for your support! You'll receive:


 

✧ PSD+Video  

  • All $5-tier rewards PLUS
  • High res layered PSDs, with layers and functions annotated (of pieces above)
  • Timelapse videos of the entire drawing process! (of pieces above)
  • Special role and access to art feedback from me on my discord (discord.gg/shilin)  
Includes Discord rewards
✧ Mangaka special! *:・゚✧
$15 or more per 2 weeks
I write, draw, and publish my own manga at carciphona.com. Learn about how I create manga pages with this bonus reward:
You'll receive:



Mangaka special! *:・゚✧

  • All $10-tier rewards PLUS
  • 1 page from the 2 weeks of updates as a layered PSD file
Includes Discord rewards