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Hey everyone! So kind of excited to show you this: my first comic book cover commission I took (ever). “Rocket Raccoon (Guardians of the Galaxy) fighting Guts (Kill la Kill)”. Definitely made an exception to take it further since I love both those series. I hope the guy enjoys it as much as I did doing it; going to mail it out Monday morning! And hope for more comic covers from now on at cons! I’m getting more and more comfortable with inking by hand! :D Enjoy!
For all art and commission information and contact, please visit www.michaelmatsumoto.com to reach me. Thanks!

Hey everyone! So kind of excited to show you this: my first comic book cover commission I took (ever). “Rocket Raccoon (Guardians of the Galaxy) fighting Guts (Kill la Kill)”. Definitely made an exception to take it further since I love both those series. I hope the guy enjoys it as much as I did doing it; going to mail it out Monday morning! And hope for more comic covers from now on at cons! I’m getting more and more comfortable with inking by hand! :D Enjoy!

For all art and commission information and contact, please visit www.michaelmatsumoto.com to reach me. Thanks!

— 2 weeks ago with 5 notes
#rocket raccoon  #groot  #guardians of the galaxy  #kill la kill  #guts  #mankanshoku  #Ryuko Matoi  #senketsu  #star lord  #drax  #gamora  #commission  #comics  #comicbook  #anime expo 2014 
I swear no more Sailor Moon posts after this one for awhile. I decided to create another painting for the Moon Crisis show, but wasn’t happy with it by the time submissions were due. Now that I’ve had some time to step away from it, I’m thinking of completing it. Originally, I was going to just do the main senshi, but now I’m thinking I’ll do the whole system. It’ll take a while to accomplish since I have actual work, but I’m hoping you all hang in there to see. Here’s a preview of Venus and Mercury. Enjoy! :D

I swear no more Sailor Moon posts after this one for awhile. I decided to create another painting for the Moon Crisis show, but wasn’t happy with it by the time submissions were due. Now that I’ve had some time to step away from it, I’m thinking of completing it. Originally, I was going to just do the main senshi, but now I’m thinking I’ll do the whole system. It’ll take a while to accomplish since I have actual work, but I’m hoping you all hang in there to see. Here’s a preview of Venus and Mercury. Enjoy! :D

— 2 weeks ago with 4 notes
#sailor moon  #moon crisis  #moon crisis 2014  #moon crisis tribute  #sailor mercury  #sailor v  #sailor venus  #sailor mars  #sailor jupiter  #sailor saturn  #sailor neptune  #sailor uranus  #sailor pluto  #chibi moon  #luna  #artemis 
Did this to accompany the other work I did for the Moon Crisis show last week; though I don’t think this ever made it up on the wall. Hence why I wanted to show it to you guys now! Hand drawing using ink pen and color pencil. After doing it, so much more respect for good line art!
If you didn’t go to the opening night, Moon Crisis will be having a second one on August 9th. Free Pocky and plenty of art to see! Come and check it out!
Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy!

Did this to accompany the other work I did for the Moon Crisis show last week; though I don’t think this ever made it up on the wall. Hence why I wanted to show it to you guys now! Hand drawing using ink pen and color pencil. After doing it, so much more respect for good line art!

If you didn’t go to the opening night, Moon Crisis will be having a second one on August 9th. Free Pocky and plenty of art to see! Come and check it out!

Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy!

— 2 weeks ago with 1 note
#sailor moon  #usagi tsukino  #usagi  #moon crisis  #moon crisis 2014  #rothick  #art haus  #Fanart 
Hi Everyone! For those of you who didn’t make it to the Moon Crisis show opening in Anaheim on July 5th, I did a limited edition variant of this painting only available at the Rothick Art Haus. There will be another opening August 9th! Come check it out!
Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy!  

Hi Everyone! For those of you who didn’t make it to the Moon Crisis show opening in Anaheim on July 5th, I did a limited edition variant of this painting only available at the Rothick Art Haus. There will be another opening August 9th! Come check it out!

Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy!  

— 2 weeks ago with 438 notes
#sailor moon  #chibi moon  #sailor v  #sailor venus  #artemis  #luna  #luna p  #usagi  #moon crisis  #usagi tsukino  #moon crisis 2014  #moon crisis tribute  #art haus  #rothick 
I’m finally happy with this painting as I’ve decided to include the 9th cat to be Lil’ Bub! Changed some things that I thought would give it a better read. This is probably the most cats I’ll ever paint in one painting, but time will tell I guess. Can you name them all (Don’t read the tags for hints!)? Hope you all enjoy!
Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy! 

I’m finally happy with this painting as I’ve decided to include the 9th cat to be Lil’ Bub! Changed some things that I thought would give it a better read. This is probably the most cats I’ll ever paint in one painting, but time will tell I guess. Can you name them all (Don’t read the tags for hints!)? Hope you all enjoy!

Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy! 

— 2 weeks ago with 57 notes
#catwoman  #dc  #selena kyle  #Internet Cats  #meme cats  #lil bub  #grumpy cat  #colonel meow  #keyboard cat  #nyan cat  #chemistry cat  #science cat  #bread cat  #i should buy a boat  #omg cat  #acid cat 
Finished my Sherlock tribute painting (finally, remember this way back?)! I’ve been so busy, but I got around to getting it done. Love the show. Looking forward to what’s to come. I may do a couple more paintings that are Sherlock related in the near future. I just keep looking at Elsa Chang’s tumblr which definitely is inspiring. 
Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy! 

Finished my Sherlock tribute painting (finally, remember this way back?)! I’ve been so busy, but I got around to getting it done. Love the show. Looking forward to what’s to come. I may do a couple more paintings that are Sherlock related in the near future. I just keep looking at Elsa Chang’s tumblr which definitely is inspiring. 

Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy! 

— 2 weeks ago with 14 notes
#Sherlock  #Sherlock Holmes  #benedict cumberbatch  #martin freeman  #bbc sherlock  #consulting detective  #moriarty  #did you miss me  #fanart 
Hi Everyone! Here’s another painting that I went back in to touch up. After watching Godzilla again, I couldn’t help but nerd out a little bit while I was painting. Hope you all like it. Hope Del Toro and Legendary figure out how to make my dreams come true… *fingers crossed*
Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy! 

Hi Everyone! Here’s another painting that I went back in to touch up. After watching Godzilla again, I couldn’t help but nerd out a little bit while I was painting. Hope you all like it. Hope Del Toro and Legendary figure out how to make my dreams come true… *fingers crossed*

Don’t forget to check out my website at www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store for things you might like to buy! 

— 2 weeks ago with 79 notes
#Godzilla  #King Kaiju  #Pacific Rim  #gypsy danger  #jaeger  #kaiju  #rocket elbow  #big robot monster fights  #Guillermo Del Toro 
Hi Everyone! Just wanted to start posting up since I haven’t had a chance to in a while. Life getting busier and busier and it’s harder to go back and rework old sketches/ideas I wanted to flesh out. Here’s one of them. Took it a little further, just so that I can say I’m okay with leaving it. Maybe if I ever have free time, or get hired to (hahaha), I will be able to paint more for one of the coolest potential crossovers ever. Enjoy!
Be sure to check out www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store to see if there’s anything new you’d like for yourself!

Hi Everyone! Just wanted to start posting up since I haven’t had a chance to in a while. Life getting busier and busier and it’s harder to go back and rework old sketches/ideas I wanted to flesh out. Here’s one of them. Took it a little further, just so that I can say I’m okay with leaving it. Maybe if I ever have free time, or get hired to (hahaha), I will be able to paint more for one of the coolest potential crossovers ever. Enjoy!

Be sure to check out www.michaelmatsumoto.com and also my Society6 store to see if there’s anything new you’d like for yourself!

— 2 weeks ago with 129 notes
#Pacific Rim  #Godzilla  #jaeger  #kaiju  #king kaiju  #gypsy danger  #eureka striker  #Cherno Alpha  #crimson typhoon  #best crossover ever  #Fanart 

Hey Everyone! Anime Expo is going to be this weekend and I’ll be at Artist Alley selling work with my pals. If you’re going to be in the LA area or at the con, definitely come by and say ‘hi’ at Table J-24, J-25 & J-26. It’s going to be a really fun weekend! 

I’ll be with my friends Carl Beu and Dimas De Leon. Check out and follow our Tumblrs below. 

— 3 weeks ago with 1 note
#anime expo  #anime expo 2014  #artist alley  #ax  #ax 2014  #anime expo 14 

Just having fun among friends doing portraits for… fun. My friend Miranda who helps Tom Cruise to help reset the world. Hooray!

— 1 month ago with 1 note
#portrait  #edge of tomorrow  #eot  #not emily blunt 

Hey everyone! Superhero of yellow and red, but it’s DC and not Iron Man. Whaaaat?! Wanted to show you some process work of mine! Not very often do I have a straightforward way to finishing my art work, but this shows how I start with line, flat color, values, and finally detail. Enjoy!

— 2 months ago with 6 notes
#the flash  #DC comics  #dc  #barry allen  #speedster  #justice league  #lighting  #red and yellow 
Hola friends! Something has been on my mind and I wanted to show you a little preview. Not the final version. And it’s definitely not going to be done any time soon since there are plenty other things I need to work on first, but it’ll be my project on the side leading up to Anime Expo. G2G now!

Hola friends! Something has been on my mind and I wanted to show you a little preview. Not the final version. And it’s definitely not going to be done any time soon since there are plenty other things I need to work on first, but it’ll be my project on the side leading up to Anime Expo. G2G now!

— 2 months ago with 62 notes
#kill la kill  #ryuko matoi  #satsuki kiryuin  #senketsu  #junketsu  #anime expo  #ax  #godrobe  #wip 
More sketches coming… This show… the animation, story, and designs… something so fresh and entertaining. Got weird at times… but wow! This is what I doodled.

More sketches coming… This show… the animation, story, and designs… something so fresh and entertaining. Got weird at times… but wow! This is what I doodled.

— 2 months ago with 7 notes
#kill la kill  #my sketches  #rough drawings  #ryuko matoi  #satsuki kiryuin  #nudist beach  #what did i just watch 
May the Sixth be with you all! (…Wait, that’s not right)
Didn’t have time to post sooner, but I had to do something for the holiday! Clearly, you can see who I wanted to draw first, but decided to put up the whole group. Back to schooling and freelance! K, bye! ;D 

May the Sixth be with you all! (…Wait, that’s not right)

Didn’t have time to post sooner, but I had to do something for the holiday! Clearly, you can see who I wanted to draw first, but decided to put up the whole group. Back to schooling and freelance! K, bye! ;D 

— 2 months ago with 3 notes
#may the fourth be with you  #may 4th  #star wars  #han solo  #chewbacca  #sketch  #may the sith  #mkmatsumoto  #michael matsumoto 
Hey! 300 Followers? That’s awesome! Thanks everyone for your support! It hasn’t even been a year since I started this Tumblr thing, but I gotta tell ya, I’m so glad many of you have been diggin’ what I post! :DD

Hey! 300 Followers? That’s awesome! Thanks everyone for your support! It hasn’t even been a year since I started this Tumblr thing, but I gotta tell ya, I’m so glad many of you have been diggin’ what I post! :DD

— 2 months ago
#my appreciation  #300 followers  #everything is awesome