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Launched my Patreon Page by MIKECORRIERO
Head to: 
www.patreon.com/MikeCorriero for Details! :)
Patreon Page Launched! by MIKECORRIERO
If you'd like to help support me and my work, check out my Patreon page where I'm creating Creatures, characters, Concept Designs & Tutorials!

www.patreon.com/MikeCorriero
I'll be providing some freebies for patrons only every now and then and you can choose between $2, $5, $10, $20, $35, $75 and $125 reward tiers. Ever bit helps and even $1 would be greatly appreciated. 
Patreon Month/Term 01 Rewards Completed by MIKECORRIERO
I've been struggling with a TMJ health issue and other issues for over 10 years now and medical bills continue to pile up on top of loans and I'm finding less and less time for personal work.
With your help, this is a way for me to continue doing what I love - for those who don't mind sharing this I would appreciate it. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. I'll either reply publicly or in private. 
Demons and Deities - Fungi by MIKECORRIERO
Demons and Deities life forms by MIKECORRIERODemons and Deities life forms 02 by MIKECORRIERODemons and Deities by MIKECORRIEROMammalia-lagothrix by MIKECORRIEROCreature bipeds and other thumbnail sketches by MIKECORRIEROGeomorphic Creature Anatomy by MIKECORRIERO
Bluffetter (Vaviaus percptus) by MIKECORRIERO
Pinetail (Cornococus pelepineus) by MIKECORRIERO


Any support would be appreciated, thanks.
www.MikeCorriero.com - www.patreon.com/MikeCorriero 
Workshops: gumroad.com/mikecorriero
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Mike Corriero
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I'm a Freelance Concept artist & Illustrator
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Multi-jointed anatomy IFX Magazine QandA by MIKECORRIERO
Multi-jointed anatomy IFX Magazine QandA
"Advice for Making a Fantasy Creature look Plausible" ImagineFX Magazine issue 0136 (July) "Fantasy Card Art" Head towww.ImagineFX.com to pick up a copy of the issue. The magazine has featured so many talented artist and it's really been one of the most inspirational and influential art resources for education.
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Snarling Beast Skull and Musculature by MIKECORRIERO
Snarling Beast Skull and Musculature
"How can I Learn to Paint a more Impressive Snarling Beast" Skull and Musculature. ImagineFX Magazine issue 0135 (June) "Paint Perfect Anatomy" Head to www.ImagineFX.com to pick up a copy of the issue. The magazine has featured so many talented artist and it's really been one of the most inspirational and influential art resources for education.
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Snarling Beast Q and A for IFX Magazine by MIKECORRIERO
Snarling Beast Q and A for IFX Magazine
"How can I Learn to Paint a more Impressive Snarling Beast". ImagineFX Magazine issue 0135 (June) "Paint Perfect Anatomy" Head towww.ImagineFX.com to pick up a copy of the issue. The magazine has featured so many talented artist and it's really been one of the most inspirational and influential art resources for education.
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Bleeding Sun *Updated* by MIKECORRIERO
Bleeding Sun *Updated*
I spent some time reworking this piece from 2012 to really provide it with more depth, action and atmosphere. Fixing some poses, anatomy and the dragon's head.
You can see a quick animated Gif of the original and the steps taken to rework it.
Here: 66.media.tumblr.com/f92b1488c7…

Edit*I had actually made a few more edits to this haha. Just uploaded the actual final image.
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Creature/Character Design Tutorial (Gumroad) by MIKECORRIERO
Creature/Character Design Tutorial (Gumroad)

Hey Everyone,
I just uploaded my first fully narrated video. It will be on sale until Monday March 28th after Easter Weekend. Save $1 by purchasing it before that date.
You can purchase it here: gumroad.com/l/wPVnL or access all other gumroad content here: gumroad.com/mikecorriero

Creature/Character Design: Shape Exploration (Time Lapsed Video)
Time lapsed and real time fully narrated videos. Topics covered include, Shape Exploration, Balancing Values, Focal Points, Providing Character and Cultural influences and discussions on the design process, thought process of the creature and painting tips in general.

Download: WinZip .rar file (containing 10 files)

Total Video Content Length - 1 hour 6 min. (sped up 4-6x)

Main Video Tutorial (Time Lapsed) and Fully Narrated. Broken up in 2 parts - Total: 51 minutes

2 additional Real Time videos (Fully Narrated): recapping certain topics covered regarding edge control and a screen mode layer trick for value control: The real time recap videos are 6 min. 57 sec. and 8 min. 22 sec. long

Video Format - AVI

Bonus Material – High res. .JPG of the final design + Layered .PSD + 3 custom brush .abr files (over 30 brushes) and a one page written tips/tutorial page.

Language: English

Software – Photoshop

The + icon is there in case people want to donate any amount above the base price which is greatly appreciated. That extra money and the profits from this video will help me make new “Future” content. You can also check out my www.patreon.com/mikecorriero account if you’d like to support my work and receive similar art rewards on a per-month basis and choose a reward tier that suits your budget.

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birthdays Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's July 11th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

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dlambeaut Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy b-day!
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Reyai-Bloodrose Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016
Happy birthday! ^^
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EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
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quiroz2 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016
Happy Birthday! Hope you have a fantastic day! Party :cake: Party 
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Unialien Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mike! Party Have your cake and eat it too

birthday cake :happy birthday: 
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Rodlox Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016
have a great birthday
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Scaley-Randy Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016  Student Writer
Happy Birthday! :D
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Viinci Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016  Student General Artist
Happy birthday! :cake:
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Taroven Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016  Student General Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!Birthday cake  icon
Always remember to keep doing what you love!!!
(and have a wonderful day!)
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Durusoraptor Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2016
Happy Birthday! :D
and have a nice day :nod:
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iorguDesign Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy early Birthday! :party:
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Have a wonderful day! :happybounce:
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MIKECORRIERO Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016
Thank you and thnx for the points! :) 
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iorguDesign Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! :)
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