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About Digital Art / Hobbyist Senior Member John SuMale/United States Group :icontheprincessproject: ThePrincessProject
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Hello everyone. c:
Sat Sep 17, 2016, 8:12 AM
Sat Sep 10, 2016, 8:17 PM
Pointing out the uncanny resemblance of the character to the john su.
Mon May 23, 2016, 8:13 PM
I'm bored of everything and am now typing in a random boxx because I saw a comic on tapastic where a character puts on glasses and suddenly looks like the john su so I googled the name to make sure I spelled it right so I could make a comment on the comic
Mon May 23, 2016, 8:12 PM
Thu May 12, 2016, 6:12 PM
Man, you were one of the first people on DA that I started 'watching'. I'm glad to see you be as creative as ever.
Sun Feb 21, 2016, 12:27 PM
Your art is awesome dude :)
Sun Feb 14, 2016, 4:13 PM
Wed Jan 27, 2016, 8:40 AM
Hi!! I'm shouting!!! Check out my art Senpai!!!
Mon Jan 4, 2016, 4:01 PM
I hope to see him at a convention sometime!
Sun Nov 8, 2015, 8:22 AM

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How do you feel about my use of PaintTool SAI in my work? 

1,521 deviants said you could draw with a jawbone for all I care, as long as you deliver results
540 deviants said it's fine as it is; this is a nice balance of vector/raster
481 deviants said please use more of it; painting is the way to go!
31 deviants said please use less of it; I want to see Flash art!


Lo! Polly by JohnSu
Lo! Polly
It's been almost a year since my first try at 3D modelling, but I decided to give low poly another shot, so here we are!

You can spin her model around here:

Polly's Bio:
Polly is a Macaw harpy turned pirate, sailing the seas in search of the fabled "oyster crackers." Her journey will come to end after years of fruitless searching when she finally succumbs to despair in a New England bar and orders a bowl of clam chowder. She then discovers that the accompanying crackers were served on land, not sea, all this time, and that the true form of One Piece is actually a long running manga masterpiece.

I'm enjoying 3D! Next I want to try making a high-poly model.

Made in Blender
Kissten Cafe Omake 02 by JohnSu
Kissten Cafe Omake 02
A short comic based on the characters introduced here:
Kissten Cafe by JohnSu

First comic here:
Kissten Cafe Omake 01 by JohnSu
Kissten Cafe Omake 01 by JohnSu
Kissten Cafe Omake 01
A short comic based on the characters introduced here:
Kissten Cafe by JohnSu

Second comic here:
Kissten Cafe Omake 02 by JohnSu
Kissten Cafe by JohnSu
Kissten Cafe
Welcome to Kissten Cafe! Today's servers are Caffy Latay and Makko Chanomae. Please do not touch them, as it is not only a violation of personal space, but they can reach internal temperatures of up to 96°C.

Caffy Latay is the insomniac daughter of a Milkman and an Espressa. Hot coffee is naturally secreted from the skin on her arms and legs, and is collected in her patented coffee skirt to be served to customers later. She doesn't normally secrete enough coffee to drip, but illness, stress, or holding her breath can cause it to run. Producing coffee sweat depletes her of a lot of water and potassium, so she needs to eat and drink frequently. Caffy literally has a fire in her belly for roasting beans (and anything else she eats, but mostly it's beans).

Makko Chanomae is of the Tea family of the Caffeine clan. Unlike her cousin Caffy, she doesn't have drinkable sweat, but she does produce tea from her sinuses! The brew fills her skull and helps to keeps her brain warm and hydrated, but it can also spill out if she sneezes or moves too quickly. This tea is not served to customers, because that is gross. Just use tea leaves, gosh. In any case, if Makko's brain dries out, she will become confused and disoriented until she gets some more water poured into her head.

The Kissten Cafe is a joint venture between the Coffee and Tea families of the age old Caffeine clan. The Coffee family's unique flavors paired with the Tea family's uh, consultation, has been the key to their continued success. They are a proud line of brewers steeped in rich history and tradition, masters of beverage without peer - except for perhaps their hated rivals, the Liquors. Confound those Liquor boys!


Well, looking at the dates, that took about 3 weeks to finish. One of the things I was trying to do with this piece was to focus on a theme (in this case, caffeine), but I don't think I hit the mark I was aiming for. I like how it turned out, but the ambiance has kind of turned into "garden!" instead of "cafe~." Had I framed this indoors at a table with some warm lighting I might have gotten a stronger piece, but I think I made the mistake of committing myself to their designs once I had them sketched, and so was unable to sacrifice their visibility for shots with more impact.

Well, I've spent enough time on this picture already, so I'll just call it done and keep in mind what I ought to do for the next time.

Oh yeah! Bonus comics:
Kissten Cafe Omake 01 by JohnSu Kissten Cafe Omake 02 by JohnSu

Characters made in Flash
Background made in Manga Studio 5
Leave This To Me by JohnSu
Leave This To Me
Angus was taking his cow to the vet when he got lost. It's up to the Sage King of the Forest to save the day!

Out of the way, Rat - there's no time for affection!

Update: the vet says the cow will be fine; she just has a mild case of chuunibyou. Let her wear an eyepatch until it passes.


It's been a long while since last I posted something, hasn't it? My apologies to everyone for this art drought of mine. I've been kind of out of it for these past couple of months, but I hope to find my groove again soon!

Characters made in Flash CS4
Background made in Manga Studio EX 5


John Su
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
"If you try dying, you'll die trying."

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chiruuka Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Art goals, damn. :0
Gothika47 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2016
Hello where can i contact you about a question regarding the use of your art?
nicolasalcaino2 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No doubt. You got an amazing gallery, i'll use this page for inspiration! :typerhappy:
Kidsy128 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2016  Student General Artist
PokuriMio Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm pretty much obsessed with all the art you do xD thanks for being a huge inspiration :)
imac007 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2016
Hope you're doing alright. Love the art.
LaughButts Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
TGA-Tsurugi Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi Johnsu! Tabled across from you @ AX and was nice meeting you and talking with you and larein!! :heart: Hope to see you both at future cons and looking forward to future posts!! :'D
JohnSu Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Tsurugi! It took me a long time to get around to my message box here, but thanks for dropping by!
Napdust Featured By Owner May 3, 2016
will u be my boyfriend 

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Yojama Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2016  Hobbyist
Do you do request?
JohnSu Featured By Owner May 4, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Generally I don't because of limited time.
Yojama Featured By Owner May 4, 2016  Hobbyist
RBreakersTCG Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Dayum, you have some really amazing art!
JohnSu Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sielre Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016
hello :) 
You're godly in flash and I admire that. It seems that all your work here are in flash... But, what i heard is that, flash will be scrapped out... is this true? how is this for you? :\
JohnSu Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It does seem like Flash is on its way out as a supported standard online. It's a little sad, but it's still useful for art/animation/programming, and people can still use it to create offline content and mobile apps, so it's not like it's going to be completely irrelevant.
sielre Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2016
oh i see :) but how will it run if it require a flash flatform? >_> anyways, this issue was a long time ago and flash is still in use. maybe they are having a hard time scrapping it XD
JohnSu Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
As web content, it would require a plugin, but Flash is also capable of running as a standalone application and exporting as a standard video format.
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