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About Digital Art / Hobbyist Senior Member John SuMale/United States Group :icontheprincessproject: ThePrincessProject
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YoRHa No.2 Pencil by JohnSu YoRHa No.2 Pencil :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 1,278 67 Noodle Arms by JohnSu Noodle Arms :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 752 69 Miucina Expression Sheet by JohnSu Miucina Expression Sheet :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 777 46 Mushroom Girl by JohnSu Mushroom Girl :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 1,135 58 Here Comes an Old Challenger by JohnSu Here Comes an Old Challenger :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 1,089 80 Kuishinbou by JohnSu Kuishinbou :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 711 42 Fire Flower Enka by JohnSu Fire Flower Enka :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 976 56 Lo! Polly by JohnSu Lo! Polly :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 730 45 Kissten Cafe by JohnSu Kissten Cafe :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 1,322 72 Leave This To Me by JohnSu Leave This To Me :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 1,456 73 Zweihander by JohnSu Zweihander :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 1,247 105 Lion's Paw by JohnSu Lion's Paw :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 2,312 174 Crow Mom by JohnSu Crow Mom :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 1,315 103 Gentleman Punch by JohnSu Gentleman Punch :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 1,171 100 Gorgonessa by JohnSu Gorgonessa :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 2,075 112 Cinnamu by JohnSu Cinnamu :iconjohnsu:JohnSu 801 85
Get out of my head!



Me gustan las sopaipillas.
Sat May 20, 2017, 10:04 PM
Mon Jan 23, 2017, 10:13 PM
Cool Arts!
Sun Dec 4, 2016, 12:03 AM
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

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YoRHa No.2 Pencil
It's been a while since I've drawn some fan art, so here's Nier Automata's 2B!

She is tackling her hardest challenge against machines yet: the fickle Scantron.
She'd better stay sharp and keep on her toes. Fill 'em with lead!

2B and Pod © Square Enix and PlatinumGames
Scantron © Scantron Corporation
Made in Flash CS4
Noodle Arms
There once lived an udon chef and his wife. Though the two wanted children, they were unable to conceive (something was wrong with his noodle). In their loneliness they made a dough baby and named it Komugi. But then a competitive eater arrived at the store to take on their noodle challenge, and they placed Komugi in the oven in order to get to focus on their work. Long story short, the competitive eater almost lost, but in the end he came through with an amazing turnaround that was praised in the local newspaper and was the talk of the restaurant for months to come. Nine months, even.

At the end of the nine months, the udon couple were startled to hear a cry from the oven where they had forgotten their dough baby in all the excitement of TAKESHI OBAYASHI, 1998 WORLD CHAMPION PASTA-EATER. Anyhow, they opened the oven and were surprised to discover a beautiful, writhing baby girl! With a scream which started in terror and ended in delight, the couple cradled the child and then determined that she was maybe not ready yet, and put her back in for another 20-30 minutes until she was no longer sticky.

Komugi was just like any other human child growing up, except that her diet consisted mainly of starches and carbohydrates, and that her arms, legs, and hair were tentacle-y noodles. These noodles would continue to grow throughout her life and would occasionally need trimming to prevent her from tripping over herself or getting tangled. The noodle grows weak and numb the farther out it grows, so there's no advantage to keeping them at longer lengths except as a whipping appendage. Trimming can be done without any discomfort as long as it's done far enough away from the root. These trimmings have been approved as food grade material, but they are surprisingly tough and rubbery and don't stop moving for quite a while.

She's fairly dexterous with her noodle arms, but struggles with chopsticks, often dropping half her noodles on the floor when she eats. Her father bought her a fork to use, but being the udon daughter of an udon chef, she had very strong opinions about how udon should be eaten. She can move her hair like she does her arms and legs, but tries to keep it to a minimum in public since it frightens people. She also enjoys boiling hot baths, but if she soaks for too long, her skin becomes puffy and sensitive. 

Her family also has a yakisoba dog named Dogpan. He was their attempt to make a second child, but uhhh I guess this is okay too. He's a good pupper.

Made in Clip Studio Paint EX
Miucina Expression Sheet
While trying to figure out how to draw Miucina more consistently and fluently, I decided to try tackling this meme (or challenge?) from 10 years ago.

It was a good practice! In addition to getting more comfortable drawing her, I also got to understand her personality more from which expressions seemed to fit her.
She is an excitable and awkward child.

Here's the template I used:
25 Essential Expressions by napalmnacey
Miucina Design Process
I had these sketches saved, so I figured I'd share some of how Miucina arrived at her current design.
Mushroom Girl by JohnSu
Mushroom Girl
Around the village of Mycotta in a ring of about 2 miles in radius, there is a peculiar section of forest where giant mushrooms and other exotic fungi carpet the ground. The villagers call this region the Fairy Ring, and try to avoid it - not because the fungus is dangerous (which it is), but rather because of the zombies that lurk on the other side. The undead are unable to cross the Ring without collapsing into a fuzzy white pile of nutrients, so it is much safer to simply stay on the inside.

As strange as this zone is, stranger yet is the young girl who lives within the Fairy Ring itself - Miucina, the Warden of the Ring. She lives within a giant mushroom house, but suffers no ill effects from prolongued exposure to the fungus (some speculate that she may in fact be a type of mushroom herself). She appeared roughly around the same time the Ring did, and is even believed to be the source of it. In any case, she spends a good deal of time walking through it, harvesting mushrooms and raking zombie mash across it for more even distribution.

On occassion she will venture into the village with a wheelbarrow full of mushrooms for bartering. This event usually stirs up the local vendors, as she often trades rare delicacies for foods that are about to spoil (she rejects food that's already growing stuff, though). When she's completed her trades, she'll swing by the carpenter to fill her barrow with sawdust and wood chips. After that, she's gone.

No one has ever heard her speak, though she seems capable of understanding what others are saying, and at times will write out words if gestures and facial expressions don't do the trick (She keeps a writing tablet in her pouch for this purpose). Some of the kids have teased her for her odd behavior, but the adults (who are cautiously superstitious) have warned the children not to pull that kind of shit.

One time she showed up with a walking mushroom by accident. It made everybody nervous, so she made it go back.


(Character design notes posted here:
  Miucina Design Process by JohnSu)

Made in Clip Studio Paint EX


John Su
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princeofallsofas Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Your art is so awesome and funny :la:
sphelon8565 Featured By Owner Edited May 16, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
Hi your art looks great keep it up :greetings: :aww:
093102748771302 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017
you're so fucking funny. why are you so fucking funny? youre like the rock lee of funniness
Reser2252 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you won my watch :3
susanoo0 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Student General Artist
I love your cyborg drawings, hope to see more :D 
Saffireprowler Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2017
Really neat work!
Four-Skulls Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just wanted to say I also like to smell my upper lip.
Neoconvoy Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2017  Student General Artist
Merry Christmas!

And happy new year!…
inkblush Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Rabid-Squirrelly Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I just wanted to say that I really like the stories that you create for all your artworks. Do you come up with the story or the art first?
JohnSu Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Usually the art. I try to think of the story as I draw it, and then I really have to think of the story as I write it.
Rabid-Squirrelly Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
That is amazing. Your stories are just so creative
sonicmega Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2016
I'm really happy that you still pursue artwork. I make it a point of watching Final Fantasy A+ at least once a year to remind myself what dedication + inspiration can lead to.

Best of luck in your pursuits!
tardelia Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2016
I noticed that deviantartist suchann is using Happy Cat drawn by you as a deviantID picture. Has she/he permission for using it?
GiusyRevenge Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Student Filmographer
hi!! I'm just here to say you really have great art! :) I'm Giusy Smith,nice to meet you Nice To Meet You Handshake Emoticon. Otoya Ittoki (Nice to meet you) [V2] 
barneyjones123 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You know i have to say your anime artwork looks nice,I wonder what you can use them for professional?Also i am making a comic book miniseries about the life of a mangaka from a perspective of a an american,May i have your permission to use artwork for the fictional manga with the story?

And also is there some cheat for bonesweeper because this game is difficult 
chiruuka Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2016  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?
NeutralChilean 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
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